13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Honolulu, Oahu
Fly:  13​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
+3
bus + shuttle + Fly + bus:  15​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
5
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Honolulu, Oahu

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 16th (Tue): stop by Kinokuniya Book Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and then take a stroll through Darling Harbour.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney tour itinerary maker app .

Honolulu, USA to Sydney is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 20 hours traveling from Honolulu to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, things will get colder in Sydney: highs are around 65°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Neighborhoods Parks
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 19th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Friendly Beaches, do a tasting at Spring Vale Wines, then do a tasting at Gala Estate Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Wineglass Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, then stop by Freycinet Marine Farm, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Kings Fine Art Gallery.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Coles Bay takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cranbrook, Kings Fine Art Gallery, Honeymoon Bay
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Wineglass Bay ©
Wineglass Bay
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines

2
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Surfers Point and Margaret River Mouth Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sugarloaf Rock and Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup), Injidup Beach (in Yallingup) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). There's more to do: do a tasting at Brookwood Estate and stop by Moon Haven Natural Products.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Margaret River in 15.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Coles Bay to Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Knotting Hill Estate Vineyard, Surfers Point, Injidup Beach
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, and finally see the interesting displays at Western Australian Museum - Albany. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Waychinicup National Park.

Before you visit Albany, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in July, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Waychinicup National Park
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Waychinicup National Park ©
Waychinicup National Park
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): hike along Kuniya Walk, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, then don't miss a visit to Uluru, and finally trek along Uluru Hiking Path. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and finally get outside with Walpa Gorge.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Traveling from Albany in July, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are little chillier (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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