22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  26​h
1
Darwin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Katherine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kununurra
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Karijini National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Exmouth
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Coral Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Denham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
14
Margaret River
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
15
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
16
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
On the 26th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, see the interesting displays at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Darwin trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Darwin is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Darwin, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in April; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Darwin

Museums Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Anbangbang Billabong, make a trip to Bardedjilidji Walk, and then explore the striking landscape at Nanguluwur Art Site. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Nourlangie Rock and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yellow Water.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) road trip planning tool .

Getting from Darwin to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
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Nanguluwur Art Site ©
Nanguluwur Art Site
Nourlangie Rock ©
Nourlangie Rock
Bardedjilidji Walk ©
Bardedjilidji Walk

1
night
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 29th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Katherine Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room, then take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs, and finally experience rural life at Katherine Outback Experience.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Katherine attractions planning tool .

Drive from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Katherine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Katherine, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kununurra.

Things to do in Katherine

Nature Parks Trails
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Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Katherine Hot Springs ©
Katherine Hot Springs

1
night
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 30th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Ord River Diversion Dam, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, then view the masterpieces at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Warmun Art Centre.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kununurra trip site .

Traveling by car from Katherine to Kununurra takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

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 1st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and finally meet the residents at Aqua Broome.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Broome trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Kununurra to Broome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
night
Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, make a trip to Town Observation Tower, then don't miss a visit to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and finally kick back and relax at Spoil Bank.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Hedland trip maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Broome to Port Hedland. In May in Port Hedland, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Museums Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland ©
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

1
night
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
On the 3rd (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Karijini National Park and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Bruce.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Karijini National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Port Hedland to Karijini National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Port Hedland in May, you will find days in Karijini National Park are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Mount Bruce ©
Mount Bruce

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 4th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Town Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth day trip app .

Getting from Karijini National Park to Exmouth by car takes about 7.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Town Beach ©
Town Beach

1
night
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 5th (Sun), kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coral Bay road trip site .

Getting from Exmouth to Coral Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then don't miss a visit to Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon journey site .

Drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 2.5 hours. May in Carnarvon sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
The Fascine ©
The Fascine

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium and then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denham trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Carnarvon to Denham in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

1
night
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 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Murchison River, explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window, and then take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kalbarri vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Denham to Kalbarri takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cervantes.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Murchison River ©
Murchison River
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window

1
night
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles Desert, explore the striking landscape at Stromatolites, and then explore the activities along Lake Thetis.

To plan Cervantes vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Cervantes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

1
day
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.
On the 10th (Fri), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planner .

Drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, and finally admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Albany online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle (about 32 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Perth Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Perth road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Perth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Perth, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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