11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
2
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + shuttle + bus:  15​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
On the 19th (Fri), sample the fine beverages at Kangaroo Island Spirits and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stokes Beach. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kangaroo Island trip builder site .

Sydney to Kangaroo Island is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then kick back and relax at Cosy Corner Beach, then do a tasting at Forest Hill Vineyard, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Waychinicup National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany road trip tool .

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Albany in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Denmark, Waychinicup National Park, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach
Forest Hill Vineyard ©
Forest Hill Vineyard

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Point and Meelup Beach. Visiting Sugarloaf Rock and Mammoth Cave will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, Head underground at Lake Cave, and stroll through Hamelin Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River road trip app .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Boranup, Augusta, Ngilgi Cave, Cowaramup Bay
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Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours and then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Coles Bay trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Coles Bay takes 15.5 hours. Traveling from Margaret River to Coles Bay, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door ©
Devil's Corner Cellar Door
Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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