16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 4 nights
2
Kununurra
— 3 nights
3
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Mataranka
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
5
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Broome

Broome ©
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.
Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, and kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Broome travel route builder tool .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Broome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Broome to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
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3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Ord River, admire all the interesting features of ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND, take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, and look for gifts at The Sandalwood Factory.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kununurra trip maker site .

Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Katherine Outback Experience, explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs, and take in the dramatic scenery at Edith Falls.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Katherine attractions planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Katherine by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kununurra to Katherine due to the time zone difference. June in Katherine sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mataranka.

Things to do in Katherine

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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

1
night
Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. On the 18th (Tue), take in the natural beauty of Bitter Springs, explore the striking landscape at Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Botanic Walk.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Mataranka day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Katherine to Mataranka takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Mataranka

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Bitter Springs ©
Bitter Springs

4
nights
Darwin

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.
Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, cool off at Wave Lagoon, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, and see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darwin road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mataranka to Darwin. In June in Darwin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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