25 days in Melbourne, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Darwin Itinerary

25 days in Melbourne, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Darwin Itinerary

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25 days in Melbourne, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  27​h
1
Melbourne
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
3
Darwin
— 10 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Berlin

8
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Shrine of Remembrance and Old Melbourne Gaol are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Bells Beach (in Torquay), Barwon Park (in Winchelsea) and Ballarat (Ballarat Wildlife Park & Art Gallery of Ballarat). Dedicate the 20th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Eastern Beach Reserve, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip planning site .

Berlin, Germany to Melbourne is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Melbourne are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Darwin.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Ballarat, Werribee Open Range Zoo, St. Kilda Beach, Barwon Park, Bells Beach
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 21:
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Ballarat Wildlife Park ©
Ballarat Wildlife Park
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Uluru, identify plant and animal life at Kuniya Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Desert Reptiles, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then trek along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park journey planner.

Fly from Melbourne to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much hotter, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Red Desert Reptiles
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

10
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Berry Springs Nature Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Adelaide River War Cemetery and Christ Church Cathedral Darwin. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Darwin: Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo), Litchfield National Park (Florence Falls & Buley Rockhole) and Batchelor (Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden, Nina's Ark Wildlife Sanctuary, & more). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. The adventure continues: race across the water with a speed boat tour, identify plant and animal life at Casuarina Coastal Reserve, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Darwin itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Darwin in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Darwin, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Batchelor, Litchfield National Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Adelaide River War Cemetery
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 4:
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Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Adelaide River War Cemetery ©
Adelaide River War Cemetery
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls

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