11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  25​h
1
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
2
Albany
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
4
Palm Cove
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): wander the streets of Darling Harbour, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of The Rocks, then kick back and relax at Manly Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sydney day trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Sydney is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in November, things will get much hotter in Sydney: highs are around 29°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Sydney

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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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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 7th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, then kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Albany travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Sydney to Albany by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Albany due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Albany hover around 25°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Mammoth Cave and Jewel Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Ngilgi Cave). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, Head underground at Lake Cave, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Yallingup, Boranup, Jewel Cave, Meelup Beach
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Palm Cove Beach. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Jaques Coffee Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Birdworld Kuranda, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Trinity Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Palm Cove route builder website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Palm Cove in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland), which is usually a 2 hour difference. November in Palm Cove sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Kuranda, Jaques Coffee Plantation, Trinity Beach
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Birdworld Kuranda ©
Birdworld Kuranda

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