16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + shuttle + bus:  15​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Alice Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
6
Port Douglas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Guwahati

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hamelin Bay and Lake Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Payet Gallery, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip maker site .

Guwahati, India to Margaret River is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Guwahati to Margaret River is 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, McLeod Creek Wines, Redgate Wines, Cape Grace Wines
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Food Tours

1
day
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 20th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then admire all the interesting features of Wineglass Bay Lookout.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Coles Bay online tour planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Coles Bay in 15.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout

2
nights
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 21st (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. On the next day, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hobart day trip planner.

Getting from Coles Bay to Hobart by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Hobart, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Richmond Bridge
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Food Tours
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Bring the kids along to Stokes Beach and Little Sahara. Explore hidden gems such as Kangaroo Island Spirits and Raptor Domain. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hobart to Kangaroo Island takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Alice Springs.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits

2
nights
Alice Springs

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Emily Gap, steep yourself in history at Alice Springs Telegraph Station Historical Reserve, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Emily and Jessie Gaps Nature Park, then take some stellar pictures from Anzac Hill, then take an in-depth tour of Alice Springs School of the Air Visitor Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alice Springs Desert Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Alice Springs attractions site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Alice Springs in 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Alice Springs

Parks Wildlife Tours
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge, stroll through Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, and then take in the exciting artwork at Des Spencer Galleries. On your second day here, explore the gorgeous colors at Agincourt Reef.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Port Douglas road trip website .

Getting from Alice Springs to Port Douglas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alice Springs in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Port Douglas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mossman Gorge Centre
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Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas ©
Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef
Mossman Gorge Centre ©
Mossman Gorge Centre

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