38 days in Australia Itinerary

38 days in Australia Itinerary

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38 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
1
Adelaide
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
Carnarvon
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Geraldton
— 6 nights
5
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Kununurra
— 2 nights
7
Darwin
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Skydiving. Venture out of the city with trips to Langmeil Winery (in Tanunda), Murray Street Vineyards (in Greenock) and Whispering Wall (in Williamstown). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Horseshoe Bay, steep yourself in history at Carrick Hill, get lost in a book at State Library of South Australia, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip maker tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in February, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glenelg, Grange Jetty, Hallett Cove Conservation Park, Murray Street Vineyards, Maslin Beach
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Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Skydiving

1
day
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 3rd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carnarvon trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Adelaide to Carnarvon with the Route module. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in March, expect Carnarvon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Outdoors Museums
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get outside with Aqua Rush, then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Coral Bay takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Step off the beaten path and head to Town Beach and Murchison River. Get out of town with these interesting Geraldton side-trips: Northampton (Ninghan Park Farm & Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground) and Kalbarri (Zuytdorp Memorial, Chinaman's Beach, & more). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, don't miss a visit to Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

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You can drive from Coral Bay to Geraldton in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In March in Geraldton, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Northampton, Central Greenough
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Murchison River ©
Murchison River
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

8
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Nostalgia Box Museum and St. Mary's Cathedral. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Mandurah (Silver Sands Beach & Waterskiing & Jetskiing), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, & more) and Lake Leschenaultia (in Mundaring). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout, enjoy the sand and surf at Mullaloo Beach, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Perth route planner.

Fly from Geraldton to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Mullaloo Beach, St Johns Lutheran Church, iFLY Perth
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Nostalgia Box Museum ©
The Nostalgia Box Museum
Fraser Avenue Lookout ©
Fraser Avenue Lookout

2
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve and Hoochery Distillery. Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's much more to do: get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, explore the galleries of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Artopia Kununurra, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kununurra route maker site .

Getting from Perth to Kununurra by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in March, with highs in Kununurra at 42°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Leanyer Recreation Park and Buley Rockhole. Venture out of the city with trips to Berry Springs (Territory Wildlife Park & FlickingFresh Farm) and Magnetic Termite Mounds (in Litchfield National Park). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at Darwin Military Museum, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the activities along Lake Alexander, and browse the collection at Northern Territory Library.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Darwin online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Kununurra to Darwin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kununurra to Darwin. When traveling from Kununurra in March, plan for little chillier days in Darwin, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Litchfield National Park, Berry Springs, Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Leanyer Recreation Park ©
Leanyer Recreation Park
Helicopter Tours
Buley Rockhole ©
Buley Rockhole

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