3 days in Hervey Bay & Darwin Itinerary

3 days in Hervey Bay & Darwin Itinerary

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3 days in Hervey Bay & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Darwin
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Adelaide


1
night
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): cool off at WetSide Water Park.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay online trip itinerary planner .

Adelaide to Hervey Bay is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Hervey Bay hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Esplanade ©
Esplanade
WetSide Water Park ©
WetSide Water Park

1
day
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 10th (Mon), take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, then take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Darwin road trip site .

You can fly from Hervey Bay to Darwin in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hervey Bay in December; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Darwin Wharf Precinct ©
Darwin Wharf Precinct
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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