25 days in Oceania Itinerary

25 days in Oceania Itinerary

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25 days in Oceania Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Exmouth, Australia
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
2
Margaret River, Australia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Broome, Australia
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h
5
Wanaka, New Zealand
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
7
Moorea, French Polynesia
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
8
Hervey Bay, Australia
— 1 day
9
Cairns, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Alice Springs, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Katherine, Australia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Darwin, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore, Singapore

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day
Exmouth, Australia

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Thomas Carter Lookout Walk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulki Beach, then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, and finally explore the activities along Yardie Creek.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Exmouth is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Singapore, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Exmouth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Yardie Creek ©
Yardie Creek
Tulki Beach ©
Tulki Beach

1
night
Margaret River, Australia

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.
On the 11th (Sun), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Head underground at Jewel Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ngilgi Cave, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Margaret River in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Vasse Felix Winery, Ngilgi Cave
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Food Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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nights
Albany, Australia

Albany ©
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.
On the 13th (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Sharp Point, and finally kick back and relax at Greens Pool. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally enjoy the sea views from Point King Lighthouse.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

3
nights
Broome, Australia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, then take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Broome visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Broome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Albany in August, plan for much warmer days in Broome, with highs around 36°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Wanaka.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
night
Wanaka, New Zealand

Wanaka ©
Situated on the shores of Lake Wanaka in the Otago region, Wanaka has become a popular ski and summer resort area, owing to its extensive views of the lake and its proximity to some of the best slopes in the country.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Wanaka, have some family-friendly fun at Puzzling World, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Wanaka. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trot along with a tour on horseback, get your game on at Crossfire Wanaka, then examine the collection at National Transport and Toy Museum, and finally trek along Mount Iron Track.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Wanaka itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Wanaka in 16 hours. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Broome to Wanaka due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Queenstown.

Things to do in Wanaka

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Wanaka ©
Wanaka
Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown ©
Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Remarkables Ski Area and Fear Factory Queenstown. On the 20th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Coronet Peak. There's still lots to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Queenstown Hill, and get your game on at Dark Ride.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Queenstown day trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Wanaka to Queenstown in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Coronet Peak ©
Coronet Peak
The Remarkables Ski Area ©
The Remarkables Ski Area
Helicopter Tours

2
nights
Moorea, French Polynesia

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get great views at Belvedere Lookout, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Lagoonarium, and finally stop by Eva Perles Pearl Buying. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Route des Ananas, take in the awesome beauty at Magic Mountain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moorea day trip site .

Fly from Queenstown to Moorea in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Tahiti Time (TAHT) is minus 22 hours. In August, daytime highs in Moorea are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout

1
day
Hervey Bay, Australia

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
On the 26th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Esplanade, then take a leisurely stroll along The Pier, then look for gifts at Harbour Gift Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hervey Bay route planner .

Getting from Moorea to Hervey Bay by flight takes about 23 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moorea to Hervey Bay is 20 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moorea in August: high temperatures in Hervey Bay hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
The Pier ©
The Pier

1
night
Cairns, Australia

Cairns ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, let little ones run wild at Muddy's Playground, and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Cairns trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Hervey Bay to Cairns takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Hervey Bay in August, expect Cairns to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Muddy's Playground ©
Muddy's Playground

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night
Alice Springs, Australia

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
On the 29th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get engrossed in the history at Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alice Springs journey tool .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairns in August: highs in Alice Springs hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks Shopping
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

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nights
Katherine, Australia

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Katherine Gorge, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, then identify plant and animal life at Low Level Nature Reserve, and finally admire all the interesting features of Katherine Outback Experience. On the next day, stroll around Cutta Cutta Caves Nature Park, then play a few rounds at Katherine Country Club, and then admire the sheer force of Edith Falls.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Katherine trip planner .

Fly from Alice Springs to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in August; daily highs in Katherine reach 38°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

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nights
Darwin, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, then get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Katherine to Darwin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Katherine in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Darwin, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility
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