22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 1 night
train + ferry:  1​h 15​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 1 day
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
3
Perth
— 3 nights
bus:  8​h
4
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 30​min
5
Ningaloo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Exmouth
— 2 nights
bus:  14​h 30​min
7
Broome
— 2 nights
bus:  14​h
8
Kununurra
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h
9
Katherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Darwin
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: London

1
night
Perth

Perth
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth trip planner.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth. When traveling from London in April, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Perth: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. You'll set off for Rottnest Island on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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1
day
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 8th (Mon), see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Porpoise Bay, and finally browse the exhibits of Salt Store Gallery and Exhibition Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island trip planning tool .

Getting from Perth to Rottnest Island by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and train. In April, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Porpoise Bay ©
Porpoise Bay

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Enjoy Perth some more: snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Perth trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. On the 11th (Thu), you're off toKalbarri.
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Elizabeth Quay ©
Elizabeth Quay

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rainbow Jungle and Red Bluff. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon, explore and take pictures at Ross Graham Lookout, get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, and stroll through Pot Alley Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kalbarri vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Perth to Kalbarri takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

2
nights
Ningaloo

Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then get outside with Aqua Rush.

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

Drive from Kalbarri to Ningaloo in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Ningaloo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 17th (Wed), cruise along Cape Range National Park. Keep things going the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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You can drive from Ningaloo to Exmouth in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Exmouth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cape Range National Park ©
Cape Range National Park

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, then cast your line with a fishing tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery

1
night
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
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Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Katherine.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature
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Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

2
nights
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 24th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Katherine Hot Springs.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Katherine trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Kununurra to Katherine by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kununurra to Katherine. In April, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls
Helicopter Tours

few
hours
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), tour the pleasant surroundings at Howard Springs Nature Park and then take in the natural beauty of Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park.

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Traveling by car from Katherine to Darwin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Darwin sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©
Howard Springs Nature Park ©
Howard Springs Nature Park

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