22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly
1
Port Douglas
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Cairns
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 3 nights
Drive to Darwin, Fly to Broome
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Broome
— 3 nights
Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
8
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Manila

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Port Douglas — 2 nights

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): kick back and relax at Four Mile Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mossman Gorge Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Port Douglas trip itinerary builder tool.

Manila, Philippines to Port Douglas is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Port Douglas is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in June; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Cairns.
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Cairns — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, stroll through Esplanade Boardwalk, and then see majestic marine mammals with Seastar Cruises Reef Day Trips. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, then kick back and relax at Trinity Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Port Douglas to Cairns by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cairns are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.
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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 23rd (Thu): go for a walk through Lungkata Walk, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga, and then explore the striking landscape at Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip website.

Fly from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cairns in June, plan for slightly colder days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Darwin.
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Darwin — 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Berry Springs Nature Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Wangi Falls and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crocosaurus Cove and examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip planner.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June: high temperatures in Darwin hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Katherine.
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Katherine — 2 nights

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nitmiluk National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Katherine road trip planning app.

Fly from Darwin to Katherine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in June, Katherine is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).
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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) — 3 nights

Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Visiting Yellow Water Cruises and Gunlom Waterfall Creek will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ubirr and Arnhem Land Escarpment. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maguk Gorge and explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwurr Art Site.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip builder.

Drive from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Broome.
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Broome — 3 nights

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 off the beaten path and head to Broome Historical Museum and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get in touch with nature at Cable Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Broome day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Broome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1.5 hours. July in Broome sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Margaret River.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Jewel Cave. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Cave and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. On the 8th (Fri), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Broome to Margaret River takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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