11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gaya
Fly:  25​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  13​h 15​min
3
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Gaya

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 29th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, and then kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and finally kick back and relax at Surfers Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner .

Gaya, India to Margaret River is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Gaya to Margaret River, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Surfers Point, Redgate Wines
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at Greens Pool, enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, and then stroll through Cosy Corner Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, contemplate the long history of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, then stroll through Little Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Albany attractions planner .

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. December in Albany sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on 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.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Albany to Coles Bay in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Coles Bay is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Bicheno
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fern Tree, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens.

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Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, daytime highs in Hobart are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fern Tree, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, then catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then hike along The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, and finally kick back and relax at Bondi Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Sydney takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hobart in January: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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