16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
Coral Bay
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  17​h 45​min
2
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Batchelor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 8th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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Sydney to Coral Bay is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Coral Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, browse the exhibits of Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, view the masterpieces at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, and take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kununurra trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Coral Bay to Kununurra takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Nitmiluk National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Katherine Gorge, take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and wander the wide-open spaces of Katherine Outback Experience.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Katherine trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kununurra to Katherine takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kununurra to Katherine due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Batchelor.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

2
nights
Batchelor

Batchelor ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Litchfield National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Buley Rockhole, then admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Termite Mounds.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Batchelor vacation planner .

You can drive from Katherine to Batchelor in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Katherine in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 23°C in Batchelor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Batchelor

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

4
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.
Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Darwin travel planner .

You can drive from Batchelor to Darwin in 1.5 hours. In June in Darwin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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