17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + bus:  29​h
1
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  8​h
3
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Cave and Mammoth Cave. Visiting Jewel Cave and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Margaret River to Yallingup to see Smiths Beach about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Surfers Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Jahroc Galleries, look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Margaret River is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Margaret River is 11 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mammoth Cave, Surfers Point, Jewel Cave, Cowaramup Bay
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

1
night
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 17th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Broome trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Broome takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Broome are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
night
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. On the 19th (Fri), make a trip to Ubirr and then take in the dramatic natural features at Maguk Gorge. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Yellow Water, see the interesting displays at Warradjan Cultural Centre, and then steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Broome to Jabiru takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Broome to Jabiru due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 20:
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Ubirr ©
Ubirr
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Yellow Water ©
Yellow Water

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum, see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Darwin tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Jabiru to Darwin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Darwin, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

1
night
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinity Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Palm Cove Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns trip builder .

Getting from Darwin to Cairns by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Darwin, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairns, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk.

Plan my day in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairns in July, plan for slightly colder days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Sat), hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally listen to music at Sydney Opera House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Sydney Harbour National Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk

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