22 days in South Pacific Itinerary

22 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Pacific attractions planner

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Broome
— 2 nights
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Cairns
— 4 nights
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Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
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Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Broome

— 2 nights

Yawuru Country

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Broome Historical Museum and Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. There's more to do: stroll through Cable Beach and explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Broome holiday maker tool.

London, UK to Broome is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Broome is 8 hours. In June, Broome is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 35°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:

Darwin

— 3 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Explore hidden gems such as Territory Wildlife Park and Darwin Aviation Museum. You'll explore and learn at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Defence of Darwin Experience. There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, cool off at Darwin Waterfront, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the dramatic natural features at Berry Springs Nature Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip planner.

You can fly from Broome to Darwin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Darwin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Cairns

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Birdworld Kuranda and Billy Tea Safaris. Get in touch with nature at Palm Cove Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Kuranda (Australian Butterfly Sanctuary & Barron Falls) and Spas (in Palm Cove). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, stroll through Trinity Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Cairns takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Darwin in June, expect nights in Cairns to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

— 2 nights
Please note that visitors are no longer allowed to trek up Uluru.

Located right in the center of Australia, the national park boasts perhaps the country's most iconic natural symbol and a sacred place for the region's indigenous people--as well as Kata Tjuta, a collection of 36 red rocks forming an equally distinctive sight.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): trek along Kuniya Walk, explore the striking landscape at Uluru, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally hike along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): go for a walk through Mala Walk, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairns in June, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Alice Springs

— 2 nights

The Heart of Central Australia

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, then see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and then stop by Alice Springs School of the Air Experience.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs travel route planner.

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:

Margaret River

— 4 nights
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Explore hidden gems such as Sunflowers Animal Farm and Lake Cave. Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Venture out of the city with trips to Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup) and Jewel Cave (in Augusta). On the 24th (Thu), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: cruise along Caves Road and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River road trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Alice Springs to Margaret River in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Alice Springs to Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 22 — 26:

Albany

— 2 nights
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and then don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Albany tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28: