13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Beijing
Fly:  15​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  8​h 15​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Beijing

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Coogee Beach and Manly Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shelly Beach and Balmoral Beach, Mosman. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney journey planner.

Beijing, China to Sydney is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Beijing to Sydney, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Beijing in January: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Balmoral Beach, Mosman, Shelly Beach
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and then walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Denison Beach, then learn about winemaking at Craigie Knowe Vineyard, and then kick back and relax at Spiky Beach Conservation Area.

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

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Coles Bay in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Coles Bay Jetty, Denison Beach, Craigie Knowe Vineyard
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Denison Beach ©
Denison Beach

1
night
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Opossum Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Kingston Beach, and finally stroll through Nutgrove Beach.

To plan Hobart vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Denmark.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingston Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Opossum Bay Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach
Kingston Beach ©
Kingston Beach

1
night
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, stroll through Goode Beach, and then kick back and relax at Misery Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Denmark trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Hobart to Denmark in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Albany
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Misery Beach ©
Misery Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Anvil Beach ©
Anvil 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Surfers Point and Lake Cave. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Meelup Beach and Food Tours. The adventure continues: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Stormflower Vineyard, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River day trip planner .

Getting from Denmark to Margaret River by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Boranup, Meelup Beach, Surfers Point, Stormflower Vineyard, Brown Hill Estate
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Food Tours

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