15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  36​h
1
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Newark


2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Surfers Point and Meelup Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hamelin Bay and Cowaramup Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's more to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Margaret River online trip maker .

Newark, USA to Margaret River is an approximately 36-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Margaret River, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Cowaramup Bay, Meelup Beach, Surfers Point
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

3
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Escape the urban bustle at Cosy Corner Beach and Little Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Greens Pool and Ellen Cove Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denmark: Albany (The Gap and Natural Bridge & National Anzac Centre) and Nanarup Beach (in Nanarup). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Anvil Beach and kick back and relax at Lights Beach.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Denmark trip site .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Denmark takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Denmark sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Albany, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach
Nanarup Beach ©
Nanarup Beach

3
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Explore hidden gems such as Ten Mile Lagoon and Blue Haven Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Salmon Beach and Thistle Cove. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay and enjoy the sand and surf at West Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Esperance trip planner.

Getting from Denmark to Esperance by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Esperance are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clovelly, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coogee Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge, then stroll through Bondi Beach, then stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and finally catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sydney trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Esperance to Sydney in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Esperance to Sydney is 2 hours. Traveling from Esperance in January, Sydney is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Manly Beach
Manly Beach
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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