15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + bus:  18​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  10​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River attractions planning tool .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Margaret River is an approximately 18-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and Rising Star Winery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Middleton Beach and Little Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands) and Greens Pool (in Denmark). There's more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Albany visit planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Albany are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 21:
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), get outside with Walpa Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. Keep things going the next day: trek along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip maker tool .

Fly from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albany to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park due to the time zone difference. In April, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is somewhat warmer than Albany - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
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Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard, then kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, and then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Freycinet Marine Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Bay, then kick back and relax at Wineglass Bay Lookout, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Tourville Lighthouse.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Coles Bay takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Cape Tourville Lighthouse ©
Cape Tourville Lighthouse
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

2
nights
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 26th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Hobart are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery ©
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Darling Harbour. Get outdoors at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, don't miss a visit to Sydney Opera House, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales.

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Getting from Hobart to Sydney by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in April, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

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

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