13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hamburg
train + Fly:  31​h
1
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
4
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Hamburg

1
night
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and then stroll through Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Broome online trip maker .

Hamburg, Germany to Broome is an approximately 31-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Hamburg to Broome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hamburg in July: highs in Broome hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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.
Get some cultural insight at Valley of the Winds and Kata Tjuta. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Uluru, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, and hike along Kuniya Walk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Broome in July, expect Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Uluru ©
Uluru

2
nights
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 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, then view the masterpieces at Tjanpi Desert Weavers, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): get great views at Anzac Hill, then steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Alice Springs trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

1
night
Port Douglas

A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then meet the residents at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Port Douglas holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Alice Springs to Port Douglas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Alice Springs in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Port Douglas, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve, and finally get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Darwin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in July, expect nights in Darwin to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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