17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  30​h
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h
Hobart
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  27​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
Visiting Bendalong Beach and Greenfield Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Callala Beach and Nelson Beach. It doesn't end there: stroll through Blenheim Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Murrays Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jervis Bay online vacation builder .

Washington DC, USA to Jervis Bay is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Jervis Bay, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in February, things will get much warmer in Jervis Bay: highs are around 79°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Bendalong Beach, Callala Beach
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Blenheim Beach ©
Blenheim Beach

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Escape the urban bustle at Lowlands Beach and Goode Beach. Relax by the water at Nanarup Beach and Misery Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Denmark (Lights Beach, Greens Pool, & more). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and hike along Ellen Cove Boardwalk.

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Getting from Jervis Bay to Albany by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jervis Bay to Albany is minus 2 hours. February in Albany sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach
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Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

4
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Surfers Point and Cowaramup Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hamelin Bay and Meelup Beach. Step out of Margaret River to go to Augusta and see Jewel Cave, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River holiday planning app .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Mammoth Cave, Cape Grace Wines, Jewel Cave
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
Explore hidden gems such as Opossum Bay Beach and Okines Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Bellerive Beach and Long Beach. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. On the 18th (Mon), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roches Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hinsby Beach, and snap pictures at Richmond Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hobart road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Hobart in 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in February, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Hinsby Beach, Roches Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Bellerive Beach, Opossum Bay Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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