19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kingston
Fly:  31​h
1
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Clare
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h
5
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  42​h
End: Kingston

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, steep yourself in history at Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, engage your brain at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally explore the world behind art at Lady Franklin Gallery. On your second day here, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cascade Brewery, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, and finally get great views at Constitution Dock.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hobart driving holiday site .

Kingston, Canada to Hobart is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Kingston to Hobart. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Kingston in December: high temperatures in Hobart hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

2
nights
Coles Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Coles Bay Jetty, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Freycinet National Park.

Discover how to plan a Coles Bay trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Hobart to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Coles Bay Jetty
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

1
night
Wilsons Promontory National Park

Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Fondly known as ‘The Prom’, Wilsons Promontory is one of Victoria’s best loved national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Wilsons Promontory National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Picnic Bay, stroll through Norman Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Squeaky Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Wilsons Promontory National Park route app .

You can drive from Coles Bay to Wilsons Promontory National Park in 17 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Wilsons Promontory National Park ©
Wilsons Promontory National Park
Squeaky Beach ©
Squeaky Beach

1
night
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the galleries of Clare Valley Art Gallery, do a tasting at Mitchell Winery, learn about winemaking at Penna Lane Wines, then do a tasting at Crabtree Watervale Wines, then take in the exciting artwork at Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, and finally learn about winemaking at Jeanneret Wines. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Pikes Wines, indulge your taste buds at Paulett Wines, then steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, then do a tasting at Sussex Squire Wines, and finally do a tasting at Greg Cooley Wines.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Clare trip itinerary builder website .

Explore your travel options from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Clare with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Clare

Wineries Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sevenhill, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Paulett Wines
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Bungaree Station ©
Bungaree Station
Paulett Wines ©
Paulett Wines
Pikes Wines ©
Pikes Wines

2
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.
Let the collections at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and National Anzac Centre capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Anvil Beach and Lowlands Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Cosy Corner Beach in Kronkup (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, kick back and relax at Little Beach, admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Albany tour planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Clare to Albany. The time zone difference when traveling from Clare to Albany is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Anvil Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Surfers Point and Hamelin Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup and Brown Hill Estate. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gnarabup Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Yallingup Beach, Cowaramup Bay, Redgate Wines
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

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