9 days in Darwin & Adelaide Itinerary

9 days in Darwin & Adelaide Itinerary

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9 days in Darwin & Adelaide Itinerary

Start: Dallas
+2
tram + foot + Fly:  31​h
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
2
Adelaide
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + tram:  22​h
End: Dallas

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.
Get some cultural insight at Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility. Get in touch with nature at Mindil Beach and Crocosaurus Cove. Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, brush up on your military savvy at Darwin Aviation Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Mason Gallery.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin visit site .

Dallas, USA to Darwin is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Dallas to Darwin. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dallas in October, with highs in Darwin at 92°F and lows at 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Adelaide Oval and Migration Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Adelaide: The Cedars (in Hahndorf), Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars (in Greenock) and Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, take a stroll through Rundle Mall, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Adelaide day trip planner .

You can fly from Darwin to Adelaide in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Darwin in October: highs in Adelaide hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ashton Hills Vineyard, Langmeil Winery, The Cedars, Ballycroft Vineyard and Cellars
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Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden
South Australian Museum ©
South Australian Museum
Adelaide Oval ©
Adelaide Oval

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