15 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

15 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

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15 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Sydney
— 5 nights
Fly:  42​h
3
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Shop till you drop at The House of Honey and Talijancich Wines. Step out of the city life by going to Caversham Wildlife Park and Matilda Bay Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery (in Henley Brook), Millendon (Olive Farm Wines & Tyler's Vineyard) and Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, and take in the architecture and design of The University of Western Australia.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Perth online sightseeing planner .

Mumbai, India to Perth is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get colder in Perth: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Millendon, Herne Hill, Cottesloe Beach, Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Trigg Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

5
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sydney Fish Market and Giulians. Get in touch with nature at Muogamarra Nature Reserve and Hawthorne Canal Reserve. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve, and make a trip to Queen Victoria Building (QVB).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sydney vacation planner.

Getting from Perth to Sydney by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Perth to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Sydney, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Parap Market, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Darwin road trip website .

You can drive from Sydney to Darwin in 42 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Darwin at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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