44 days in Australia Itinerary

44 days in Australia Itinerary

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44 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  27​h
1
Darwin
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Sydney
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Cervantes
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Denham
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Ningaloo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Dusseldorf

6
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.
When in Darwin, make a side trip to see Litchfield National Park in Batchelor, approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 17th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 22nd (Fri) at Darwin Waterfront. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Darwin is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 8 hours. In May, Darwin is much hotter than Dusseldorf - with highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

6
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.
Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Finke Gorge National Park. Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Owen Springs Reserve. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, grab your bike and head to Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path, head outdoors with Ellery Creek Big Hole, and don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Alice Springs trip site .

Getting from Darwin to Alice Springs by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Darwin in May: highs in Alice Springs hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
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The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Lungkata Walk, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then trek along Kuniya Walk, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, and then hike along Uluru Hiking Path.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary tool .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Alice Springs to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga
Lungkata Walk ©
Lungkata Walk

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum (in Faulconbridge) and Lennox Bridge (in Blaxland). Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Sydney Harbour National Park. There's much more to do: see a show at Sydney Opera House, admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sydney road trip planner.

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sydney when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in June, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sydney Harbour National Park, Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum, Lennox Bridge, Kissing Point Park
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). Dedicate the 14th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Perth road trip planning app .

You can fly from Sydney to Perth in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Perth, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. You've now added The Pinnacles Desert to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get great views at Thirsty Point Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nambung National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Cervantes route planning website .

You can drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

3
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. You've now added Monkey Mia to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia and then explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, kick back and relax at Shell Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Denham trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Cervantes to Denham in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Hamelin Pool Stromatolites ©
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

2
nights
Ningaloo

Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ningaloo trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Denham to Ningaloo in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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