12 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Margaret River Region Itinerary

12 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Margaret River Region Itinerary

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12 days in Sydney, Fraser Island & Margaret River Region Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Sydney
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + ferry + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
+4
Drive + ferry + Drive + Fly + bus:  18​h
3
Dunsborough
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Shanghai

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nan Tien Temple and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. We've included these beaches for you: Palm Beach and Shelly Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Katoomba), Terrigal Beach (in Terrigal) and Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park (in Calga). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Coogee Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sydney trip builder site .

Shanghai, China to Sydney is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Shanghai to Sydney. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Shanghai in December: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Australia Walkabout Wildlife Park, Palm Beach
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Palm Beach ©
Palm Beach
Shelly Beach ©
Shelly Beach
Terrigal Beach ©
Terrigal Beach

2
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the activities along Eli Creek and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McKenzie and then contemplate the waterfront views at Wanggoolba Creek.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Fraser Island online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, ferry, and car from Sydney to Fraser Island takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. December in Fraser Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

2
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Smiths Beach and Injidup Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Geographe Bay and Yallingup Shearing Shed. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Happs Winery and Cellar Door.

Plan a trip to Dunsborough easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ningaloo to Dunsborough. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Augusta.

Things to do in Dunsborough

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Smiths Beach ©
Smiths Beach
Injidup Beach ©
Injidup Beach
Geographe Bay ©
Geographe Bay

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