16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  10​h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
2
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Karijini National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Kununurra
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Auckland

2
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, then make a trip to The Fremantle Round House, then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planning site .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Perth is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland Central in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, City Beach, Rockingham Beach
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature’s Window. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Murchison River and Pot Alley Beach. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Jungle, get great views at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chinaman's Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kalbarri visit planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Perth to Kalbarri in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Murchison River ©
Murchison River
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
day
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Karijini National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Hamersley Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Karijini National Park takes 12.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth itinerary maker app .

Drive from Karijini National Park to Exmouth in 7.5 hours. April in Exmouth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Shark Diving

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, then look for all kinds of wild species at Territory Wildlife Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Darwin takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Darwin when traveling from Exmouth in April, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Territory Wildlife Park
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
East Point Reserve ©
East Point Reserve
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

2
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge and then take advantage of the amenities at El Questro Wilderness Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kununurra trip planner .

Fly from Darwin to Kununurra in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin to Kununurra, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Darwin in April since evenings lows in Kununurra dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

2
nights
Broome

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 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at Cable Beach, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and then kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay, then kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, and finally meet the residents at Aqua Broome.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner .

Getting from Kununurra to Broome by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Broome sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

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