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The Big Walkabout (Start Darwin) (Start Darwin, end Sydney)

 

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Darwin

 

  • Visit the Darwin Museum & see the Cyclone Tracy display
  • See the harbour & East Point Military Reserve

 

Darwin to Kakadu National Park

 

  • See the termite mounds
  • Enjoy a swim at Florence Falls

 

Kakadu National Park

 

  • Visit the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Hike to see the Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock and Ubirr

 

Kakadu National Park to Katherine

 

  • Visit Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge & see the sheer rock walls and wildlife
  • Cool off in Edith Falls

 

Katherine to Tennant Creek

 

  • Visit Elsey, the historic "We of the Never Never" homestead
  • Swim at the Mataranka thermal pools
  • Visit the historic Daly Waters pub
  • Visit the site of Australia's last gold rush

 

Tennant Creek to Alice Springs

 

  • Visit the unique rock formation known as Karlu Karlu
  • Visit Australia's UFO capital, Wycliffe Well
  • Alice Springs Reptile Centre experience
  • Visit West MacDonnell National Park & see the stunning Aboriginal site of Simpsons Gap

 

Alice Springs to Kings Creek Station

 

  • Aboriginal Dreamtime 'Bushtucker' tour in Alice Springs
  • Hike to the 'Garden of Eden' waterhole and the 'Lost City'
  • Stay at a cattle & camel station
  • See the desert night sky & stars
  • Sleep in a traditional Aussie 'swag' at an outback bush camp

 

Kings Creek Station to Uluru

 

  • Wake up to a bacon & egg breakfast
  • See the 700 million year old Mt. Conner & Lake Amadeus
  • Hike through Kata Tjuṯa (The Olgas)

 

Uluru

 

  • Visit Uluru Cultural Centre
  • See Uluṟu at sunrise
  • Toast Uluṟu at sunset with drinks & nibbles

 

Uluru to Cairns

 

  • Indulge in a BBQ 'Big Brekkie'
  • Flight from Alice Springs to Cairns

 

Cairns

 

  • Cairns city orientation

 

Cairns to the Whitsundays

 

  • Pass through Tully, home to Australia's best whitewater rafting
  • Pass Hinchinbrook Island - Australia's largest island national park
  • See Magnetic Island
  • Townsville city orientation
  • Visit the vibrant seaside town of Airlie Beach

 

The Whitsundays to Farmstay

 

  • Visit the main region of Australia's sugar cane industry
  • Visit & cross the Tropic of Capricorn
  • Meet the cattle station owners
  • Check out the farm & animals on a hay wagon ride, then try whip cracking!
  • Aussie Outback experience: Langmorn Station Special Stopover

 

Fraser Island to Noosa

 

  • Take a locally guided 4WD trip across Fraser Island & indulge in a delicious lunch
  • Drive along Australia's only sand highway
  • Dine beachside at Noosa Surf Club & meet a lifesaver

 

Noosa to Surfers Paradise

 

  • See the Brisbane River, South Bank & visit Queen Street Mall
  • Stay at a resort located right by the beach
  • Nightclub entry

 

Byron Bay to Coffs Harbour

 

  • Learn to surf the waves or ride a kayak at our beachside surf camp

 

Coffs Harbour to Sydney

 

  • See the famous 'Big Banana' & banana plantations
  • Stop in the seaside resort town of Port Macquarie

 

Sydney

 

  • Take a tour of Kings Cross, Chinatown, Darling Harbour, Mrs Macquarie's Chair Lookout & The Rocks
  • Cruise across Sydney Harbour on a ferry to Manly
  • Cook your own BBQ dinner

 

Sydney

 

  • Day trip out to the stunning Blue Mountains
  • See the famous Three Sisters rock formation
  • Hike along the ridge overlooking Jamison Valley
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