30 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

30 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

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30 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  27​h
1
Darwin
— 10 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 15 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Zurich

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Berry Springs Nature Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Defence of Darwin Experience. Get out of town with these interesting Darwin side-trips: Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & Crazy Acres), Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 5th (Sun) at Darwin Waterfront. There's much more to do: stroll through Mindil Beach, cool off at Wave Lagoon, admire the natural beauty at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Crocodylus Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin trip maker tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Darwin is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Darwin. In July, Darwin is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

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

15
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visiting Caversham Wildlife Park and Scarborough Beach will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Venture out of the city with trips to All Saints Anglican Church (in Belhus), Paruna Sanctuary (in Gidgegannup) and Millendon (Fig Tree Estate, Tyler's Vineyard, & more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take a tour by water with Mandurah Cruises, identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve, and do a tasting at Upper Reach Winery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Perth holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Perth takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Darwin in August, you will find days in Perth are colder (22°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Herne Hill, Millendon, West Swan, Trigg
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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