So, you are planning a road trip between Australia’s northernmost capital city, Darwin, and the Western Australia capital city of Perth. The question is, do you need a 4WD (or SUV) to do the trip? We did this very road trip starting in Darwin and ending in Perth. If you are interested, here is our
On day 1 of our Darwin to Perth road trip, we picked up our campervan, stopped in at Adelaide River, Pine Creek, Edith Falls and finally arrived at Katherine. It was a long, hot day, but we saw some amazing sights!
To begin our Darwin to Perth road trip (and squeeze as much in between work as possible), we got a late night Jetstar flight from Sydney to Darwin. It departed at 9:00 pm and arrived at 1:05 am in the morning. Hence, since it was so late by the time we left and we were able to do
So, we flew to Darwin, hired a camper van and road tripped to Perth following as close as we could to the coastline within the limitations of the van that required we only use sealed roads with some small exceptions. There are a lot of unsealed roads in the Northern Territory and Western Australia, so
We have done quite a lot of road-tripping in a number of countries, but Australia is our home turf and there is a lot of ground to cover here. As a result, we have done a lot of road-tripping in Australia (like our road trip between Darwin and Perth and Sydney to Uluru return) and