15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Palm Cove
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h
End: Singapore

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Head underground at Jewel Cave, then Head underground at Lake Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

Discover how to plan a Margaret River trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Singapore, Singapore to Margaret River is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Food Tours

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.
On the 7th (Mon), see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then stroll through Greens Pool. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, then kick back and relax at Little Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany tour itinerary planning website .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Albany, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bondi Beach and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Jenolan Caves in Jenolan Caves, about 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Clovelly Beach, and don't miss a visit to Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sydney tour builder site .

You can fly from Albany to Sydney in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albany to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Albany in October, with highs in Sydney at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Jenolan Caves
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Jenolan Caves ©
Jenolan Caves
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium ©
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stroll through Burleigh Head National Park, stroll through Burleigh Heads Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coolangatta Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Sea World Theme Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gold Coast trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Gold Coast takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hervey Bay.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach
Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park

2
nights
Hervey Bay

With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along The Pier, then grab your bike and head to Esplanade, and then cool off at WetSide Water Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hervey Bay journey planning site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Gold Coast to Hervey Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Hervey Bay sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Palm Cove.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
 WetSide Water Park ©
WetSide Water Park
Esplanade ©
Esplanade

1
night
Palm Cove

Palm Cove ©
A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach, admire all the interesting features of Jaques Coffee Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, and finally kick back and relax at Trinity Beach. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Palm Cove trip planner .

You can fly from Hervey Bay to Palm Cove in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Hervey Bay in October since evenings lows in Palm Cove dip to 23°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Cove

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Jaques Coffee Plantation, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Trinity Beach
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

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