9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Coral Bay
1
Coral Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  15​h 30​min
2
Broome
— 1 night
Drive:  21​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 2 nights
Drive:  29​h
4
Cairns
— 2 nights
End: Cairns

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Coral Bay day trip planning app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Coral Bay. You'll set off for home on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Coral Bay

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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night
Broome

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection, then look for gifts at The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, then view the masterpieces at Broome Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Coral Bay to Broome takes 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Broome sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Mbantua Fine Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, then examine the collection at 1934 Qantas Hangar, and finally view the masterpieces at Nomad Art Gallery. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Chinese Temple and Museum Chung Wah, identify plant and animal life at Casuarina Coastal Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Lameroo Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Darwin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Broome to Darwin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Darwin, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Casuarina Coastal Reserve ©
Casuarina Coastal Reserve
Lameroo Beach ©
Lameroo Beach

2
nights
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 8th (Sat), stroll through Palm Cove Beach, learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cairns trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Darwin to Cairns takes 29 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cairns can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, Palm Cove Beach
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Shark Diving

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