16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  11​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + train + bus:  12​h 15​min
3
Port Campbell
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 15​min
4
Kangaroo Island
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
5
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, trails, beaches, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bondi Beach, stroll through Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip itinerary site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Sydney is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Sydney at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Sydney

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

2
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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Noosa sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sydney to Noosa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba Beach, Mount Ninderry
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. On the 15th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at London Bridge and then take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park.

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Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Noosa to Port Campbell in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Twelve Apostles
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London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

1
night
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 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Raptor Domain and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Flinders Chase National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Port Campbell to Kangaroo Island takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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 19th (Wed): Head underground at Jewel Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): Head underground at Mammoth Cave and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River takes 11 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Boranup, Jewel Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Greens Pool and Cheynes Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Denmark (Prawn Rock Channel, Anvil Beach, & more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, stroll through Misery Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Muttonbird Beach and Shelter Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Albany tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Albany, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

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