29 days in Australia Itinerary

29 days in Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Drive:  15 h
1
Burketown
— 1 night
Drive:  19 h
2
Borroloola
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Daly Waters
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Darwin
— 15 nights
Drive:  6 h
5
Daly Waters
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Tennant Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Alice Springs
— 6 nights
End: Alice Springs

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night
Burketown

Burketown
Burketown is an isolated town and locality in the far north-western Shire of Burke, Queensland, Australia. To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Burketown driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Cooktown to Burketown in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You will leave for Daly Waters on the 24th (Wed).
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 21:

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night
Borroloola

Borroloola
Borroloola is a town in the Northern Territory of Australia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll around Limmen National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Borroloola online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Burketown to Borroloola in 19 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Borroloola

Parks
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nights
Daly Waters

Daly Waters ©
Daly Waters is a small town in the Northern Territory in Australia, about 620 kilometres south of Darwin at the intersection of the Savannah Way and the Stuart Highway.The area's traditional owners, the Jingili people, believe the Dreaming tracks of the Emu and the Sun travelled through here on their way to the southern parts of the Northern Territory.HistoryThe name Daly Waters was given to a series of natural springs by John McDouall Stuart during his third attempt to cross Australia from south to north, in 1861-2. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): deepen your knowledge of military history at Daly Waters Aviation Complex.

To find out how to plan a trip to Daly Waters, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Borroloola to Daly Waters in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Darwin on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Daly Waters

Historic Sites
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Daly Waters Aviation Complex ©
Daly Waters Aviation Complex

15
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.
Bring the kids along to Mindil Beach and Leanyer Recreation Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Darwin: Batchelor (Batchelor Butterfly Farm and Pet Garden, Litchfield National Park, &more), Litchfield National Park (Magnetic Termite Mounds, Wangi Falls, &more) and Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve (in Humpty Doo). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the striking landscape at Berry Springs Nature Park, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Darwin tour itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Daly Waters to Darwin. June in Darwin sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Daly Waters.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Batchelor, Litchfield National Park, Marlow Lagoon Recreation Area, Territory Wildlife Park, Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Darwin Waterfront ©
Darwin Waterfront
Wave Lagoon ©
Wave Lagoon

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Daly Waters

Daly Waters
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Daly Waters trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Darwin to Daly Waters. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel to Tennant Creek.

Things to do in Daly Waters

Nightlife Historic Sites
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Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek ©
Tennant Creek is a town located in the Northern Territory of Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a taste of life in the country at Kelly's Ranch and then appreciate the history behind John Flynn Memorial Obelisk. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake Mary Ann and then take in the dramatic natural features at Kundjarra (the Pebbles).

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tennant Creek online trip planner .

You can drive from Daly Waters to Tennant Creek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Tennant Creek, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Tennant Creek

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Lake Mary Ann ©
Lake Mary Ann

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Standley Chasm Angkerle in West MacDonnell National Park (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, get outside with Alice Springs Aquatic and Leisure Centre, and take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Tennant Creek in July, things will get a bit cooler in Alice Springs: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Standley Chasm Angkerle
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Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
The Kangaroo Sanctuary ©
The Kangaroo Sanctuary

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