12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  5​h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Mataranka
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, examine the collection at 1934 Qantas Hangar, brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Military Museum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Darwin day trip site .

Singapore, Singapore to Darwin is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Darwin is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Darwin when traveling from Singapore in May, with lows around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for Mataranka.

Things to do in Darwin

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Darwin Military Museum ©
Darwin Military Museum
Safaris
1934 Qantas Hangar ©
1934 Qantas Hangar

2
nights
Mataranka

Mataranka ©
Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Edith Falls as well as Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Edith Falls. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Mataranka Falls, stroll around Elsey National Park, and then hike along Mataranka Thermal Pool, Elsey National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mataranka visit planning app .

Explore your travel options from Darwin to Mataranka with the Route module. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Mataranka

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Larrimah Museum, Edith Falls
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Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Elsey National Park ©
Elsey National Park
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve ©
Elsey Cemetery National Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get outside with Walpa Gorge and then stroll through Kuniya Walk.

Before you visit Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mataranka to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Trails
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Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

4
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Sevenhill Cellars and Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at South Australian Maritime Museum and Ayers House Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kilikanoon Winery (in Penwortham), Hallett Cove Conservation Park (in Hallett Cove) and Deep Creek Conservation Park (in Delamere). There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at Urimbirra Wildlife Park, do a tasting at Fox Creek Wines, let the kids burn off some steam at Thorndon Park, and stroll around Henley Square.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

McLaren Vale, Clare, Thorndon Park, Henley Square, Urimbirra Wildlife Park
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:
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South Australian Maritime Museum ©
South Australian Maritime Museum
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
Thorndon Park ©
Thorndon Park

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