6 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

6 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

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6 days in Darwin & Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

2
nights
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.
Darwin is known for museums, wildlife, beaches, theme parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

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Adelaide to Darwin is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Adelaide in December, expect Darwin to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Darwin

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

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, nightlife, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Melbourne Zoo.

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Getting from Darwin to Melbourne by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in December, expect nights in Melbourne to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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