14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + bus:  33​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City


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.
Relax by the water at Yallingup Beach and Busselton Jetty. Head to Jahroc Galleries and Moon Haven Natural Productsfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's much more to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Margaret River sightseeing planner.

New York City, USA to Margaret River is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 13 hour difference. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Cowaramup Bay, Meelup Beach, Busselton Jetty
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Lowlands Beach and Misery Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Anvil Beach, Nullaki Peninsula (in Denmark) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Albany itinerary planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in January, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cosy Corner Beach, Lowlands Beach, Anvil Beach
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Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Manly Beach and Bondi Beach. Get some cultural insight at The Rocks and Australian National Maritime Museum. There's lots more to do: catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, examine the collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planner .

You can fly from Albany to Sydney in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albany to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albany in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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