15 days in Darwin & Brisbane Itinerary

15 days in Darwin & Brisbane Itinerary

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15 days in Darwin & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h
1
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Brisbane
— 7 nights
End: Brisbane


6
nights
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.
Step out of Darwin to go to Batchelor and see Litchfield National Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 28th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 1st (Tue) at Darwin Waterfront. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Darwin trip itinerary website .

Brisbane to Darwin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

7
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Warner Bros. Movie World (in Oxenford), Surfers Paradise (Infinity Attraction, SkyPoint Observation Deck, & more) and Sea World Theme Park (in Main Beach). Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Dreamworld. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at South Bank Parklands, admire all the interesting features of Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, and explore the activities along The Brisbane River.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Brisbane trip maker website .

You can fly from Darwin to Brisbane in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Darwin in January, with highs in Brisbane at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Gold Coast, Australia Zoo
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Sea World Theme Park ©
Sea World Theme Park
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

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