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
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 1 day
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Cape Grace Wines. The adventure continues: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary builder app .

Bengaluru, India to Margaret River is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Boranup, Redgate Wines, Brown Hill Estate
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Brown Hill Estate ©
Brown Hill Estate

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.
On the 8th (Tue), examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Misery Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, kick back and relax at Anvil Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

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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. January in Albany sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

1
night
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Albany to Kangaroo Island takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island is 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park

1
day
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.
On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Bicheno Blowhole, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and finally stroll through Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Coles Bay in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno Blowhole, Coles Bay Jetty, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Gala Estate Vineyard ©
Gala Estate Vineyard

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): wander the streets of Darling Harbour and then take a stroll through The Rocks. Keep things going the next day: see a show at Sydney Opera House, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Sydney in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in January, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

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