19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hanoi
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Port Macquarie
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
5
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Hanoi

2
nights
Hobart

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hobart Convict Penitentiary and Cascade Brewery. Get outdoors at Tahune Forest AirWalk and Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Step out of Hobart with an excursion to Duck Hole Lake Walk in Dover--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and take an in-depth tour of Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip maker site .

Hanoi, Vietnam to Hobart is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Hanoi to Hobart due to the time zone difference. In December in Hobart, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Duck Hole Lake Walk, Tahune Forest AirWalk
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Get in touch with nature at Blowhole Beach and Seal Bay Conservation Park. Explore hidden gems such as Raptor Domain and Morgan Beach. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hobart to Kangaroo Island in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Morgan Beach, Blowhole Beach
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

2
nights
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
Popular historic sites such as Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Tacking Point Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Coastal walk. Change things up with these side-trips from Port Macquarie: Scotts Head Beach (in Scotts Head) and Trial Bay Gaol (in South West Rocks). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Sea Acres Rainforest Centre Port Macquarie, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Port Macquarie trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kangaroo Island to Port Macquarie in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or drive. December in Port Macquarie sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

South West Rocks, Scotts Head Beach
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Smoky Cape Lighthouse ©
Smoky Cape Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Trial Bay Gaol ©
Trial Bay Gaol

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, and then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. On your second day here, hike along Uluru Hiking Path, then take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Uluru.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in December: highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kuniya Walk ©
Kuniya Walk
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. On the 29th (Sat), Head underground at Lake Cave, explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the long history of Water wheel. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Mammoth Cave and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Augusta trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Augusta in 12.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Augusta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Augusta

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Boranup, Food Tours
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Water wheel ©
Water wheel
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

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.
Get outdoors at Little Beach and Kalgan River. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Princess Royal Fortress and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Greens Pool, Anvil Beach, & more) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner .

You can drive from Augusta to Albany in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
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Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Kalgan River ©
Kalgan River

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