13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Port Douglas
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Darwin
— 2 nights
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
5
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Phoenix

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Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Museum of Sydney.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sydney itinerary builder tool .

Phoenix, USA to Sydney is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 17 hours traveling from Phoenix to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Sydney to be colder, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Sydney

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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Museum of Sydney ©
Museum of Sydney

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Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Four Mile Beach, then learn about winemaking at Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery, then take an in-depth tour of Port Douglas Court House Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ngarru Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Doongul Aboriginal Art Gallery, view the masterpieces at Peter Jarver Gallery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Douglas travel planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sydney to Port Douglas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Port Douglas reach 79°F and lows reach 65°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kuranda, Shannonvale Tropical Fruit Winery
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Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach
Peter Jarver Gallery ©
Peter Jarver Gallery
Ngarru Gallery ©
Ngarru Gallery

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park, stroll through Mindil Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Paul Arnold Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary app .

Getting from Port Douglas to Darwin by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Port Douglas in June, you will find days in Darwin are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Tjuwaliyn (Douglas) Hot Springs Park ©
Defence of Darwin Experience ©
Defence of Darwin Experience

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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.
On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, then kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, and then see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broome online trip builder .

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Darwin to Broome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Darwin in June, expect little chillier with lows of 61°F in Broome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at National Pioneer Women's Hall of Fame & Old Alice Springs Gaol, contemplate the long history of Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Hartley Street School Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Yubu Napa Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Residency, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Gillen, then explore the striking landscape of Ochre Pits, and finally don't miss a visit to Ormiston Gorge.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Alice Springs road trip planner.

You can fly from Broome to Alice Springs in 14.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome to Alice Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Broome in June: highs in Alice Springs hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Museums Parks Wildlife
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