8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
3
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Singapore

1
day
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): Head underground at Lake Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online journey planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Margaret River is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boranup, Cowaramup Bay
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Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): trek along Kuniya Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Mutitjulu Waterhole, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Walpa Gorge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta, then explore the galleries of Walkatjara Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 14 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at Road Transport Hall of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Reptile Centre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, then contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then get great views at Anzac Hill, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alice Springs tour planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Alice Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Alice Springs are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Road Transport Hall of Fame ©
Road Transport Hall of Fame
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park

1
night
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 6th (Tue), make a splash at Wave Lagoon and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, then learn about all things military at Darwin Aviation Museum, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin online trip builder .

Getting from Alice Springs to Darwin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alice Springs, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Darwin, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Safaris
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum

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