14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Alicante
Fly:  34​h
1
Daintree
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cairns
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Coober Pedy
— Few hours
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  14​h 45​min
5
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Alicante

1
night
Daintree

Daintree ©
Daintree is a settlement in North Queensland 111km north of Cairns and 56km from Port Douglas, Queensland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Elizas Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Daintree Tea, then identify plant and animal life at Daintree Discovery Centre, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Alexandra Bay Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Daintree National Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Daintree trip planner.

Alicante, Spain to Daintree is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Alicante to Daintree due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Alicante in July: high temperatures in Daintree hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cairns.

Things to do in Daintree

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Daintree Discovery Centre, Daintree National Park, Alexandra Bay Waterfall
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Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Daintree Discovery Centre ©
Daintree Discovery Centre
Elizas Gallery ©
Elizas Gallery

4
nights
Cairns

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 20th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: trek along Esplanade Boardwalk, tour the water at your own pace with Shaolin Junk Cruises, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail Bike Adventures.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder site .

Drive from Daintree to Cairns in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Palm Cove
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Scuba & Snorkeling
Esplanade Boardwalk ©
Esplanade Boardwalk

1
night
Alice Springs

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, then identify plant and animal life at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in July, you will find days in Alice Springs are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Coober Pedy.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Mount Gillen ©
Mount Gillen

few
hours
Coober Pedy

Coober Pedy ©
The population of Coober Pedy exploded after the discovery of opals in 1915.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Tom's Working Opal Mine, pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian Orthodox Church, admire the landmark architecture of Faye's Underground Home, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catacomb Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Old Timers Mine.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Coober Pedy trip planner .

You can drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Coober Pedy can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Coober Pedy

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Serbian Orthodox Church ©
Serbian Orthodox Church
Tom's Working Opal Mine ©
Tom's Working Opal Mine
Old Timers Mine ©
Old Timers Mine

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Jabiru is known for nature, wildlife, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Ubirr, contemplate the waterfront views at Jim Jim Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Motor Car Falls, and contemplate the long history of Nourlangie Rock.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Jabiru itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Coober Pedy to Jabiru in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Jim Jim Falls ©
Jim Jim Falls
Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock

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