12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Sydney
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Head underground at Jewel Cave, then Head underground at Lake Cave, and finally Head underground at Mammoth Cave. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River vacation planner .

Bengaluru, India to Margaret River is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Margaret River is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
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 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Greens Pool. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and then make a trip to Albany Wind Farm.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Albany trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

1
night
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
On the 16th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then explore and take pictures at Gantheaume Point, then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and finally stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Broome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Albany in July, plan for much warmer days in Broome, with highs around 35°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): appreciate the views at Valley of the Winds and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kata Tjuta. Keep things going the next day: trek along Kuniya Walk, explore and take pictures at Uluru, and then head outdoors with Walpa Gorge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park using our trip planner.

You can fly from Broome to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 13.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Broome to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Broome in July; daily highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru ©
Uluru

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 19th (Fri): catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, then hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Clovelly Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sydney route planning site .

You can fly from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sydney, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Darwin Aviation Museum, then see the interesting displays at Defence of Darwin Experience, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Darwin route planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Darwin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Darwin to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Speed Boats Tours
Food Tours
Darwin Aviation Museum ©
Darwin Aviation Museum

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