21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  33​h
1
Broome
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Litchfield National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
4
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
7
Esperance
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Perth
— 1 night
train:  30​min
10
Fremantle
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
11
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  7​h 15​min
12
Kalbarri
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 45​min
13
Karijini National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Ningaloo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Vienna

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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 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point and then explore the galleries of Yane Sotiroski Photography Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Broome trip itinerary builder website .

Rome, Italy to Broome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Rome in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Broome, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Purnululu National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Broome to Purnululu National Park in 11.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

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Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Wangi Falls, then admire all the interesting features of Magnetic Termite Mounds, and then admire the sheer force of Florence Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Litchfield National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Purnululu National Park to Litchfield National Park. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks
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Magnetic Termite Mounds ©
Magnetic Termite Mounds
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

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Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, then don't miss a visit to Bardedjilidji Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, and finally identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Litchfield National Park to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
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Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Anbangbang Billabong ©
Anbangbang Billabong

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 10th (Sat): examine the collection at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Darwin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Darwin sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Darwin

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

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Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Adelaide Zoo, take an in-depth tour of South Australian Museum, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of South Australia, and finally stop by 5 O'clock Somewhere. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, then admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, then steep yourself in history at Adelaide Oval, and finally shop like a local with Rundle Mall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Adelaide travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Darwin to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in August, things will get much colder in Adelaide: highs are around 18°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum

1
day
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cape Le Grand National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Esperance online day trip planner .

You can fly from Adelaide to Esperance in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Adelaide to Esperance, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Esperance sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hyden.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Nature
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

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Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at The Lace Place, then explore the striking landscape at Hippo's Yawn, then explore the striking landscape at Wave Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind Scrap Iron Sculptures.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hyden trip planner .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Hyden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the activities along Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Perth planner .

Getting from Hyden to Perth by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Perth are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Swan River ©
Swan River

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Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, then make a trip to Fremantle Prison, then kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhouse.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fremantle trip planner .

Fremantle is just a stone's throw from Perth. In August, daily temperatures in Fremantle can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 18th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fish Hook Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Basin, and finally explore the striking landscape at Henrietta Rocks.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rottnest Island trip planner .

Rottnest Island is just a short distance from Fremantle. In August, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Henrietta Rocks ©
Henrietta Rocks
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Chinaman's Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Zuytdorp Cliffs, and then explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kalbarri road trip website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Rottnest Island to Kalbarri takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Island Rock & Natural Bridge ©
Island Rock & Natural Bridge

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Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
On the 20th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Karijini National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Karijini National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Karijini National Park takes 12.5 hours. In August in Karijini National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Outdoors Nature Wildlife
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park

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Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

Before you visit Ningaloo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Ningaloo takes 7 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Ningaloo can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turquoise Bay.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Exmouth visit planning tool .

You can drive from Ningaloo to Exmouth in 1.5 hours. August in Exmouth sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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