60 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

60 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

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60 days in Darwin & Perth Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  31​h
1
Darwin
— 30 nights
Fly:  46​h
2
Perth
— 24 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh

30
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility and Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centres. Escape the urban bustle at Territory Wildlife Park and Wangi Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo), Batchelor (Bachelor Museum, Litchfield National Park, & more) and Litchfield National Park (Buley Rockhole, Florence Falls, & more). Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Charles Darwin National Park. And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the different monuments and memorials at Adelaide River War Cemetery, make a trip to Fannie Bay Gaol, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin online driving holiday planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Darwin is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in May, with highs in Darwin at 38°C and lows at 26°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Batchelor, Berry Springs, Adelaide River, Palmerston Golf Course
Find places to stay May 8 — Jun 7:
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Territory Wildlife Park ©
Territory Wildlife Park
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole
Wangi Falls ©
Wangi Falls

24
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Rockingham Beach and City Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Fremantle Round House and St. Mary's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Mandurah (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more), Fremantle (Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, South Beach Recreation Reserve, & more) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). Make the 14th (Fri) an awe-inspiring day at Lane Pool Reserve. On the 27th (Thu), spend the day exploring the area around Logue Brook Dam. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, examine the collection at Scitech, take in the pleasant sights at Yanchep National Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mettam's Pool.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Perth trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Darwin to Perth in 46 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Darwin to Perth. In June, Perth is cooler than Darwin - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Millendon, Harvey, Trigg
Find places to stay Jun 9 — Jul 3:
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

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