12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Jason Ree. We've included these beaches for you: Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. There's much more to do: hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, make a trip to Sydney Opera House, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Sydney is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

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

2
nights
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, trek along Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuniya Walk. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Uluru, then admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, and then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park attractions site .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Little Beach and Greens Pool. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, and admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity.

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You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
On the 9th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, then Head underground at Jewel Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave. On your second day here, Head underground at Ngilgi Cave and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River route planner .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Ngilgi Cave, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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