56 days in Australia Itinerary

56 days in Australia Itinerary

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56 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Kings Canyon
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
Alice Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Daly Waters
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Katherine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Litchfield National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Broome
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
13
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
15
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
16
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
17
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
18
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
19
Perth
— 23 nights
End: Perth

3
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.
You've added Chinese Garden of Friendship, Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, Sydney Harbour Boat Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sydney travel route builder tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Alice Springs.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Harbour Boat Tours ©
Sydney Harbour Boat Tours
Chinese Garden of Friendship ©
Chinese Garden of Friendship

1
night
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.
To find out how to plan a trip to Alice Springs, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Alice Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Alice Springs, with lows of 5°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kings Canyon.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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2
nights
Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon ©
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kings Canyon journey app .

You can drive from Alice Springs to Kings Canyon in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Kings Canyon

Outdoors Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Watarrka National Park
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
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Watarrka National Park ©
Watarrka National 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.
You've added Mutitjulu Waterhole, Walpa Gorge, Valley of the Winds, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Uluru and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In July in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds

3
nights
Alice Springs

Alice Springs ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glen Helen Gorge as well as Ormiston Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to Alice Springs Desert Park and Ochre Pits. Explore Alice Springs further: explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap and take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Glen Helen Gorge
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Emily Gap ©
Emily Gap
Ochre Pits ©
Ochre Pits

1
night
Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kundjarra (the Pebbles) as well as Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Tennant Creek tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alice Springs in July; daily highs in Tennant Creek reach 29°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Karlu Karlu-Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve
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1
night
Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. You've now added Daly Waters Pub to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tennant Creek to Daly Waters in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:
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Daly Waters Pub ©
Daly Waters Pub

1
night
Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Your list of things to see and do now includes Katherine Hot Springs, Jatbula Trail, Edith Falls, and other attractions.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Katherine road trip planning tool .

Getting from Daly Waters to Katherine by car takes about 3.5 hours. In July in Katherine, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park).

Things to do in Katherine

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 9:
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Jatbula Trail ©
Jatbula Trail
Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Edith Falls ©
Edith Falls

2
nights
Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) ©
Jabiru is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jim Jim Falls as well as Yellow Water Cruises. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Maguk Gorge and then surround yourself with nature on Yellow Water Cruises. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Jim Jim Falls, steep yourself in history at Nourlangie Rock, then don't miss a visit to Ubirr, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mamukala Wetlands.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) trip planning site .

Getting from Katherine to Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Litchfield National Park.

Things to do in Jabiru (Kakadu National Park)

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kakadu National Park
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Yellow Water Cruises ©
Yellow Water Cruises
Maguk Gorge ©
Maguk Gorge
Mamukala Wetlands ©
Mamukala Wetlands

2
nights
Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park ©
On the 11th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Magnetic Termite Mounds. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Wangi Falls, admire the sheer force of Florence Falls, and then explore the striking landscape of Buley Rockhole.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Litchfield National Park trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Jabiru (Kakadu National Park) to Litchfield National Park. July in Litchfield National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Litchfield National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Florence Falls ©
Florence Falls
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

1
night
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 13th (Sat), kick back and relax at Mindil Beach and then take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Darwin trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Litchfield National Park to Darwin. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Darwin Wharf Precinct ©
Darwin Wharf Precinct

2
nights
Broome

A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, Broome Bird Observatory and Staircase To The Moon. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cable Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and then head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then identify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, and then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Broome trip planner .

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 6 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 July, plan for little chillier nights in Broome, with lows around 17°C. You'll set off for Port Hedland on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
night
Port Hedland

Port Hedland
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve has been added to your itinerary.

For photos and other tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland online tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Broome to Port Hedland. In July, daily temperatures in Port Hedland can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off toKarijini National Park.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hancock Gorge, Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool), Dales Gorge, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get all the information you need at Karijini Visitor Centre. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dales Gorge, take in breathtaking views at Hancock Gorge, then explore the stunning scenery at Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool), and finally get great views at Oxer Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Karijini National Park online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Karijini National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Port Hedland in July, expect Karijini National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 11°C. You will leave for Exmouth on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tom Price
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge

2
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Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip website .

Drive from Karijini National Park to Exmouth in 7.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 22:
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Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Coral Bay trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Coral Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Tours Beaches
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Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hutt Lagoon, Nature’s Window, Murchison River, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get great views at Red Bluff.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kalbarri fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Coral Bay to Kalbarri in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cervantes.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Ross Graham Lookout ©
Ross Graham Lookout
Murchison River ©
Murchison River

1
night
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lobster Shack, The Pinnacles Desert and Lake Thetis. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hangover Bay, then get great views at Thirsty Point Lookout, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert, and finally learn the secrets of production at Lobster Shack.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cervantes journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Cervantes takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Perth.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Tours
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis
Thirsty Point Lookout ©
Thirsty Point Lookout

23
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Perth

Perth
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Cervantes to Perth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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