11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kings Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Darwin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Darwin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Batchelor
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Darwin
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h
End: Beijing

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Field of Light as well as Voyages Ayers Rock Resort. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, gain a rich perspective with Voyages Ayers Rock Resort, and then go for a walk through Field of Light.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip builder app .

Beijing, China to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Beijing to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Beijing in May; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 76°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Field of Light ©
Field of Light

1
night
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
You've now added Watarrka National Park to your itinerary. On the 12th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Watarrka National Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kings Canyon vacation planning site .

You can drive from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Kings Canyon in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Nature Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Watarrka National Park
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Kangaroo Sanctuary, Anzac Hill and Alice Springs Desert Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Alice Springs day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kings Canyon to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. In May in Alice Springs, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Parks
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre as well as Battery Hill Mining Centre. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kundjarra (the Pebbles), get engrossed in the history at Battery Hill Mining Centre, and then explore and take pictures at Kelly's Ranch.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Tennant Creek using our trip planner.

Drive from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in May; daily highs in Tennant Creek reach 83°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Museums Shopping Nature
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Nyinkka Nyunyu Art & Culture Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre ©
Battery Hill Mining Centre
Kelly's Ranch ©
Kelly's Ranch

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. You've added Katherine Hot Springs, Edith Falls, Katherine Outback Experience, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Low Level Nature Reserve and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Katherine Hot Springs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Katherine sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Katherine in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Tennant Creek in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Katherine: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 64°F at night. You will leave for Darwin on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Katherine

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Helicopter Tours
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mindil Beach, Crocosaurus Cove and Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Katherine in May, Darwin is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

few
hours
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Maguk Gorge
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge

1
night
Darwin

Darwin
To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin tour builder app .

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Batchelor on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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hours
Batchelor

Batchelor
You've now added Litchfield National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Litchfield National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Batchelor trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Darwin to Batchelor in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Batchelor are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Darwin

Darwin
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You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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