12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Darwin
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Caversham
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Nullarbor
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
5
Daly Waters
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
End: Darwin

2
nights
Caversham

Caversham ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Caversham: Cottesloe Beach (in Cottesloe), Perth Zoo (in South Perth) and Optimus Gaming (in Balcatta).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Caversham trip planner .

Darwin to Caversham is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Darwin in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Caversham, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Caversham

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mandurah, Optimus Gaming, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo
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Motor Museum of Western Australia ©
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Dedicate the 14th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, shop like a local with Rundle Mall, enjoy the sand and surf at Semaphore Beach, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo.

Make your Adelaide itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Caversham to Adelaide. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Caversham to Adelaide. While traveling from Caversham, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Adelaide, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nullarbor.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Semaphore Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

1
night
Nullarbor

Nullarbor ©
On the 15th (Fri), make a trip to Great Australian Bight. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Nullarbor National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nullarbor day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Adelaide to Nullarbor with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Nullarbor

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Nullarbor National Park ©
Nullarbor National Park
Great Australian Bight ©
Great Australian Bight

2
nights
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.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is known for nature, museums, outdoors, trails, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner .

Drive from Nullarbor to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 25 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In February, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

1
day
Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): make a trip to Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Daly Waters holiday site .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Daly Waters by car takes about 16 hours. Other options: fly. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
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Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

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