25 days in Australia Itinerary

25 days in Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Cairns
— 9 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Borroloola
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Daly Waters
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Alice Springs
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Adelaide
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Dusseldorf

9
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Esplanade Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness & Daintree National Park), Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach) and Port Douglas (Safaris, Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, & more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, view the masterpieces at Bones and Jones, look for gifts at Australian Leather Company, and enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairns itinerary builder .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Cairns is an approximately 23-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Cairns is 9 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in March: high temperatures in Cairns hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Borroloola.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Palm Cove, Trinity Beach, Mossman Gorge
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

1
day
Borroloola

Borroloola ©
Borroloola is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Caranbirini Conservation Reserve.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Borroloola vacation builder app .

You can drive from Cairns to Borroloola in 26 hours. Another option is to fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Borroloola

Parks Wildlife
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Caranbirini Conservation Reserve ©
Caranbirini Conservation Reserve

1
day
Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Borroloola to Daly Waters in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Alice Springs.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
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Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Walking tours and Alice Springs Desert Park. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at This is Aboriginal Art, get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, and admire the verdant scenery at Rainbow Valley Conservation Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Alice Springs online day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Daly Waters to Alice Springs with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Alice Springs can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Red Centre
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Alice Springs Reptile Centre ©
Alice Springs Reptile Centre

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Adelaide Zoo and BBQ Buoys. Dedicate the 22nd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, and get a new perspective on nature at South Australian Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Adelaide online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Alice Springs to Adelaide takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Adelaide is little chillier than Alice Springs - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Old Gum Tree Reserve
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Adelaide Zoo ©
Adelaide Zoo

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