15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + shuttle:  30​h
1
Port Douglas
— 1 day
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Alice Springs
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
3
Kangaroo Island
— 1 day
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
4
Stanley
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Hobart
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
Albany
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Berlin


1
day
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to St Mary’s by The Sea chapel, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and finally identify plant and animal life at Mossman Gorge.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Port Douglas tour planning tool .

Berlin, Germany to Port Douglas is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Port Douglas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge
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Mossman Gorge ©
Mossman Gorge
Spas & Wellness
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas

1
night
Alice Springs

Situated right in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs serves as an urban oasis deep within the country’s parched, desert-like Red Center.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Alice Springs Desert Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alice Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Port Douglas to Alice Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Port Douglas in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Alice Springs, with highs around 40°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Walking tours
Alice Springs Desert Park ©
Alice Springs Desert Park
Anzac Hill ©
Anzac Hill

1
day
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Little Sahara, then identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Alice Springs to Kangaroo Island in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Little Sahara ©
Little Sahara

1
day
Stanley

Stanley ©
Stanley is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Joe Lyons Cottage, don't miss a visit to Stanley Heritage Walk, then steep yourself in history at Highfield Historic Site, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at The Nut State Reserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Stanley vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Stanley in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In March, daytime highs in Stanley are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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The Nut State Reserve ©
The Nut State Reserve
Highfield Historic Site ©
Highfield Historic Site
Joe Lyons Cottage ©
Joe Lyons Cottage

1
night
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
A holiday in Cradle Mountain-Lake St.
On the 7th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Dove Lake Circuit.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park journey builder tool .

Traveling by car from Stanley to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

Parks Nature
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Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake Circuit

2
nights
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 8th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and then stroll through Spiky Beach Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Bicheno Blowhole, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay online route planner .

Traveling by car from Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park to Coles Bay takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Spiky Beach Conservation Area
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then see the interesting displays at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail

1
day
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 11th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Misery Beach, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and finally explore the activities along Kalgan River.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albany planning app .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Albany takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hobart to Albany due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Albany are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Misery Beach ©
Misery Beach
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ngilgi Cave and Canal Rocks. Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and learn about winemaking at McLeod Creek Wines.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Margaret River trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach, McLeod Creek Wines
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Sunflowers Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Ngilgi Cave ©
Ngilgi Cave

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