43 days in Australia Itinerary

43 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia tour planner
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Fly
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Mataranka
— 3 nights
Drive
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Litchfield National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dundee Beach
— 1 night
Drive
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Darwin
— 9 nights
Fly
5
Alice Springs
— 10 nights
Fly to Adelaide International Airport, Drive to Clare
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Clare
— 9 nights
Drive
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Renmark
— 7 nights
Drive to Mildura, Fly to Melbourne

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Mataranka — 3 nights

Mataranka is a community of about 400, in the Top End region of Australia's Northern Territory. Get in touch with nature at Bitter Springs and Melville Island. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Elsey Cemetery National Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Botanic Walk, take in the pleasant sights at Mataranka Falls, and boost your wellbeing at Mataranka Thermal Pool and Rainbow Springs.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Mataranka tour planner.

Melbourne to Mataranka is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Mataranka due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Litchfield National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Spas
Side Trip

Litchfield National Park — 3 nights

Get in touch with nature at Florence Falls and Wangi Falls. When in Litchfield National Park, make a side trip to see Adelaide River War Cemetery in Adelaide River, approximately Adelaide River away.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Litchfield National Park trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Mataranka to Litchfield National Park with the Route module. In April in Litchfield National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dundee Beach.
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Side Trip

Dundee Beach — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get outside with Dundee Beach Fishing Charters.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dundee Beach day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Litchfield National Park to Dundee Beach with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Dundee Beach are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Darwin.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Darwin — 9 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mindil Beach and Berry Springs Nature Park. St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and Burnett House will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Darwin with an excursion to Territory Wildlife Park in Berry Springs--about 42 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, cool off at Wave Lagoon, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and steep yourself in history at Star Village.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Darwin trip builder.

You can drive from Dundee Beach to Darwin in 2 hours. April in Darwin sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Alice Springs.
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Side Trip

Alice Springs — 10 nights

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Get some historical perspective at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve and Flynn Memorial Uniting Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate Yubu Napa Art Gallery and Hermannsburg Historic Precinct. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Royal Flying Doctor Service Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at The Kangaroo Sanctuary, get great views at Anzac Hill, and gain insight at Alice Springs School of the Air Experience.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Alice Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Darwin in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Alice Springs: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Clare.
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Museums · Shopping · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip

Clare — 9 nights

The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Let the collections at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage and Clare Valley Art Gallery capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Martindale Hall Historic Museum and St Aloysius Church. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Clare Valley Tours, do a tasting at Penna Lane Wines, and steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Clare trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Alice Springs to Clare with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Renmark.
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Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips

Renmark — 7 nights

Renmark is a town in South Australia's rural Riverland area, and is located 254 km northeast of Adelaide, on the banks of the River Murray. Get in touch with nature at Loxton Golf Club and Murray River National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate A Special Place for Jimmy James and The Pines, Historic House and Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Renmark: The Village Historic Loxton (in Loxton), Millewa Pioneer Park (in Meringur) and Morgan (Morgan Conservation Park & Morgan Museum). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Olivewood Historic Homestead and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Martin's Bend Reserve, do a tasting at Caudo Vineyard, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Twenty Third Street Distillery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Renmark sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Clare to Renmark by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Wildlife Areas · Gardens
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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