24 days in Bundaberg, Cairns & Darwin Itinerary

24 days in Bundaberg, Cairns & Darwin Itinerary

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24 days in Bundaberg, Cairns & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Bundaberg
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 12 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a city in Bundaberg Region, Queensland, Australia. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Esplanade. Change things up with these side-trips from Bundaberg: Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits (in Childers), Deepwater National Park (in Agnes Water) and Australiana Cottage Crafts (in Hervey Bay). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Bundaberg Rum Distillery, stroll through Flying High Bird Sanctuary, and admire the natural beauty at Bundaberg Botanic Gardens.

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Perth to Bundaberg is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Bundaberg due to the time zone difference. In May, Bundaberg is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Bundaberg

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Hervey Bay, Flying High Bird Sanctuary, Ohana Winery & Exotic Fruits, Deepwater National Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
Flying High Bird Sanctuary ©
Flying High Bird Sanctuary

12
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Daintree Discovery Centre and St Monica's Cathedral. Get outdoors at Safaris and Hartley's Crocodile Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove), Port Douglas (Four Mile Beach, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more) and Cape Tribulation (Daintree Entomological museum & Daintree National Park). Spend the 1st (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Esplanade Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge, contemplate the long history of Historic Village Herberton, and kick back and relax at Trinity Beach.

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You can fly from Bundaberg to Cairns in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Cairns is a bit warmer than Bundaberg - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Cairns

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Daintree Discovery Centre, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Safaris

6
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.
Visiting Mindil Beach and Crocosaurus Cove will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Defence of Darwin Experience. Change things up with these side-trips from Darwin: Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor) and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo). Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Cairns to Darwin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairns in June, you will find days in Darwin are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Litchfield National Park ©
Litchfield National Park

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