11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  20​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Cairns
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Hervey Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Lake Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River holiday builder .

New Delhi, India to Margaret River is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from New Delhi to Margaret River, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Sat), make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and finally see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Nature Parks
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Albany Wind Farm ©
Albany Wind Farm

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, and then stroll through Cable Beach.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Broome trip planner .

Fly from Albany to Broome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Albany in October, with highs in Broome at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
night
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
On the 15th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Broome to Cairns in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Broome to Cairns, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in October, expect Cairns to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Palm Cove Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens

1
night
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a splash at WetSide Water Park and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Hervey Bay trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Cairns to Hervey Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cairns in October, with highs in Hervey Bay at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
 WetSide Water Park ©
WetSide Water Park

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, enjoy some music at Sydney Opera House, then trek along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks. On your second day here, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney vacation website .

Getting from Hervey Bay to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

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