16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  10​h
1
Torquay
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Adelaide
— 2 nights
Drive:  24​h
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Perth

1
night
Torquay

Torquay ©
Set against the stark but scenic coastline of the Bass Strait--the body of water separating Victoria and Tasmania--Torquay is a prime location for surfing and beach life in general.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bells Beach and then cruise along The Great Ocean Road.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Torquay sightseeing planning website .

Sydney to Torquay is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Torquay when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Torquay

Outdoors Scenic Drive Beaches
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The Great Ocean Road ©
The Great Ocean Road
Bells Beach ©
Bells Beach

2
nights
Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): shop like a local with Rundle Mall.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Adelaide holiday builder app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Torquay to Adelaide takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Esperance.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Rundle Mall
Rundle Mall

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. Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Drive, take in the exciting artwork at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, and look for gifts at Anything & Everything Esperance.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Esperance tour itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Adelaide to Esperance in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. April in Esperance sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay

1
night
Perth

Perth
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Perth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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2
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. When in Geraldton, make a side trip to see Hutt Lagoon in Kalbarri, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, kick back and relax at Back Beach, step off the mainland to explore Abrolhos Islands, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geraldton trip planner .

You can fly from Perth to Geraldton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Hutt Lagoon, Abrolhos Islands
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Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef, and kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Geraldton to Exmouth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Geraldton in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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