20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Invercargill
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Darwin
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Adelaide
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Invercargill

3
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 3rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Darwin day trip website .

Invercargill, New Zealand to Darwin is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Invercargill to Darwin, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Darwin are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

2
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Gillen, and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs travel planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Darwin in June, with highs in Alice Springs at 23°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park vacation builder site .

Getting from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta

6
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Domain Day Cellar Door (in Williamstown) and Seppeltsfield (in Seppeltsfield). Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden, do a tasting at Flaxman Wines, hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, and contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Adelaide trip planner .

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Adelaide by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Adelaide: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Adelaide

#Wineries, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Greenock, Cleland Wildlife Park, Rockford Winery, God's Hill Wines, Domain Day Cellar Door
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, then take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and then admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, don't miss a visit to Block Arcade, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Adelaide to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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