59 days in Australia Itinerary

59 days in Australia Itinerary

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59 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 13 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cervantes
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Geraldton
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Carnarvon
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Dampier Peninsula
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Halls Creek
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Katherine
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Darwin
— 9 nights
End: Darwin

13
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cottesloe Beach and Rockingham Beach. Visiting Scarborough Beach and Caversham Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Sorrento Beach (in Sorrento) and Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach Recreation Reserve, stroll through Warnbro Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Trigg, Malaga, Sorrento Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. We've included these beaches for you: Hangover Bay and Dynamite Bay. Take a break from the city and head to The Pinnacles and Back Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cervantes: Sandy Cape Recreation Park (in Jurien Bay) and Badgingarra National Park (in Badgingarra). Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Nambung National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis, explore the striking landscape at Stromatolites, and make a trip to Emu Downs Wind Farm.

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Traveling by car from Perth to Cervantes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Cervantes

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Jurien Bay, Back Beach, Dynamite Bay, Badgingarra National Park
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Hangover Bay ©
Hangover Bay
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park

6
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Escape the urban bustle at Pages Beach and Back Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Geraldton side-trips: Kalbarri (Red Bluff, Rainbow Jungle, & more). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, relax in the rural setting at Lavender Valley Farm, stroll through Town Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

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You can drive from Cervantes to Geraldton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Geraldton, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Geraldton

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kalbarri, Greenough River, Pot Alley Beach
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Pages Beach ©
Pages Beach
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial

4
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Bay and Mount Augustus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Carnarvon: Denham (Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop, Ocean Park Aquarium, & more). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, explore and take pictures at The Fascine, and make a trip to One Mile Jetty.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Carnarvon trip planner .

Getting from Geraldton to Carnarvon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Geraldton in April, Carnarvon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Denham, Mount Augustus
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Mount Augustus ©
Mount Augustus

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Coral Bay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Coral Bay takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. We've included these beaches for you: Turquoise Bay and Osprey Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Town Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, cast your line with a fishing tour, take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, and make a trip to Mildura Wreck.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Exmouth road trip app .

Getting from Coral Bay to Exmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Osprey Bay ©
Osprey Bay

1
night
Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Town Observation Tower, then don't miss a visit to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and finally stroll through Cemetery Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Don Rhodes Mining Museum, then make a trip to Cooke Point Viewing Platform, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pretty Pool.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland planner .

Drive from Exmouth to Port Hedland in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Dampier Peninsula.

Things to do in Port Hedland

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
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Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

few
hours
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Cape Leveque.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dampier Peninsula online journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Hedland to Dampier Peninsula. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks
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hours
Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 2nd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Russian Jack Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Palm Springs Nature Reserve, and then take in the dramatic natural features at China Wall.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Halls Creek vacation site .

You can drive from Dampier Peninsula to Halls Creek in 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Halls Creek

#Nature, #Parks
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China Wall ©
China Wall

4
nights
Kununurra

A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Visiting The Grotto and El Questro Wilderness Park will get you outdoors. On the 4th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, make a trip to Warmun Art Centre, explore the galleries of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, and view the masterpieces at Artopia Kununurra.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Kununurra takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Kununurra

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

The Grotto
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Walking tours
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©

4
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Katherine Gorge and Edith Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Katherine side-trips: Pine Creek Museum and Library (in Pine Creek) and Bitter Springs (in Mataranka). Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. The adventure continues: get a taste of life in the country at Katherine Outback Experience, see the interesting displays at Katherine Museum, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, and explore the galleries of Top Didj Cultural Experience & Art Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Katherine online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Kununurra to Katherine in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Kununurra to Katherine, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Pine Creek Museum and Library, Bitter Springs
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Nitmiluk National Park ©
Nitmiluk National Park

9
nights
Darwin

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mindil Beach and Berry Springs Nature Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor), Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & Crazy Acres) and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo). Spend the 15th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 19th (Sun) at Darwin Waterfront. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Darwin Wharf Precinct.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin trip planner .

Getting from Katherine to Darwin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Katherine in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Darwin, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Berry Springs, Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
Find places to stay May 12 — 21:
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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