11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuching
Fly + bus:  14​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  11​h 15​min
5
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Kuching

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): Head underground at Lake Cave, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, Head underground at Jewel Cave, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, and finally steep yourself in history at Water wheel. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Margaret River trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Kuching, Malaysia to Margaret River is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Redgate Wines
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Water wheel ©
Water wheel
Redgate Wines ©
Redgate Wines

2
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.
On the 4th (Thu), examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and finally browse the exhibits of Blush Retail Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany online vacation planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April in Albany, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

1
day
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.
On the 6th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then get great views at Constitution Dock, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

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

Traveling by flight from Albany to Hobart takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Albany in April, with highs in Hobart at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Coles Bay

Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Coles Bay Jetty, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then identify plant and animal life at East Coast Natureworld, and then browse the exhibits of Kings Fine Art Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Coles Bay day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Coles Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Coles Bay Jetty
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, contemplate the long history of Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, then kick back and relax at Emily Bay, then stroll the grounds of Norfolk Island Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Captain Cook's Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Ross, then steep yourself in history at The Barracks, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Norfolk Island trip planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Norfolk Island in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Coles Bay to Norfolk Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel
Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

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