60 days in Perth & Darwin Itinerary

60 days in Perth & Darwin Itinerary

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Perth
— 36 nights
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Darwin
— 22 nights
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Perth

— 36 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Escape the urban bustle at Point Peron and John Forrest National Park. Visit Sorrento Beach and City Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve, South Mole Lighthouse, &more), New Norcia (The Monastery & New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery) and The Azelia Ley Homestead Museum (in Hamilton Hill). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Scitech, look for all kinds of wild species at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, and ride a horse along Forge Farm Riding School.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Perth. In August in Perth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Darwin.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

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Darwin

— 22 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Territory Wildlife Park and Buley Rockhole. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mindil Beach and Darwin Military Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: FlickingFresh Farm (in Berry Springs), Litchfield National Park (Magnetic Termite Mounds, Helicopter Tours, &more) and Dundee Beach (Dundee Explorer & Dundee Beach Fishing Charters). Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Adelaide River War Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Burnett House, look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, and stroll around Leanyer Recreation Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Darwin vacation tool.

You can fly from Perth to Darwin in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Perth to Darwin. In September, Darwin is warmer than Perth - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks · Museums · Nature · Wildlife

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