31 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

31 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

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31 days in Perth, Sydney & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
2
Sydney
— 11 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 7 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Zurich

8
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon) and Zanthorrea Nursery (in Maida Vale). Dedicate the 8th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, stroll through Bold Park, identify plant and animal life at Point Peron, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Perth trip website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich to Perth, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in Perth hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Zanthorrea Nursery, Bold Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

11
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Manly Beach. The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge), Everglades Historic House and Gardens (in Leura) and Featherdale Wildlife Park (in Blacktown). Spend the 16th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Bouddi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Darling Harbour, take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Muogamarra Nature Reserve, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Sydney takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Mountains National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Bouddi National Park, Everglades Historic House and Gardens, Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Darwin Aviation Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo), Territory Wildlife Park (in Berry Springs) and Litchfield National Park (in Batchelor). Spend the 23rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Mary River National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and browse the exhibits of Mbantua Fine Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Darwin travel planning site .

You can fly from Sydney to Darwin in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve, Litchfield National Park, Mary River National Park, Territory Wildlife Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility ©
RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility

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