19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: London
+3
Fly + foot + bus + taxi:  31​h
1
Coles Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Apollo Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Port Campbell
— 3 nights
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
5
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: London

1
night
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 23rd (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Coles Bay Jetty, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then trek along Wineglass Bay Lookout. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at East Coast Natureworld and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Coles Bay journey app .

London, UK to Coles Bay is an approximately 31-hour combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 10 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Bicheno, Coles Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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 25th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, then admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then identify plant and animal life at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally snap pictures at Richmond Bridge. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hobart trip maker app .

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Apollo Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Constitution Dock ©
Constitution Dock

1
night
Apollo Bay

Apollo Bay ©
Apollo Bay is a coastal town in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): trek along Great Ocean Walk, then take a peaceful walk through Mait's Rest, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Carisbrook Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Great Otway National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Apollo Bay day trip site .

Do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus from Hobart to Apollo Bay in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Apollo Bay

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Otway National Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Great Ocean Walk ©
Great Ocean Walk
Great Otway National Park ©
Great Otway National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

3
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Visiting London Bridge and Otway Fly Treetop Adventures will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Loch Ard Gorge and The Razorback. Spend the 30th (Mon) exploring nature at Port Campbell National Park. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Gibsons Steps and take in the dramatic natural features at Twelve Apostles.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Port Campbell trip website .

You can drive from Apollo Bay to Port Campbell in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Otway Fly Treetop Adventures, Twelve Apostles
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Little Beach and Greens Pool. Visiting Waychinicup National Park and The Gap and Natural Bridge will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Forest Hill Vineyard (in Denmark). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kalgan River and kick back and relax at Betty's Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Port Campbell to Albany by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port Campbell to Albany is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Waychinicup National Park
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Kalgan River ©
Kalgan River
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ngilgi Cave. Visiting Meelup Beach and Sunflowers Animal Farm will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Boranup Karri Forest (in Australia Plains) and Canal Rocks (in Yallingup). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Margaret River travel route planner.

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Yallingup, Boranup, Dolphin & Whale Watching, McLeod Creek Wines, Jewel Cave
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
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Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks

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