20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + bus:  40​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Springfield

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Meelup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Margaret River online visit planner .

Springfield, USA to Margaret River is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Meelup Beach, Cape Grace Wines, Ngilgi Cave
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Food Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Greens Pool and Misery Beach. When in Albany, make a side trip to see Cheynes Beach in Waychinicup National Park, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Albany journey planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In February, daytime highs in Albany are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Cheynes Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Richmond Bridge and Mawson's Hut Replica Museum. Take a break from Hobart with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, about 30 minutes away. On the 10th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Constitution Dock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellerive Beach, go for a walk through Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and step off the mainland to explore Macquarie Island.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hobart trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Hobart takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Hobart is 2 hours. When traveling from Albany in February, plan for little chillier days in Hobart, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond Bridge, Bellerive Beach, Macquarie Island
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Food Tours
Richmond Bridge ©
Richmond Bridge
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Bicheno Blowhole. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Bicheno (East Coast Natureworld & Denison Beach), Spiky Beach Conservation Area (in Swansea) and Spring Vale Wines (in Cranbrook). And it doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours, view the masterpieces at Waubs Bay Gallery, walk along Wineglass Bay Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coles Bay Jetty.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Coles Bay trip itinerary planning app .

You can 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 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bicheno, Spring Vale Wines, Spiky Beach Conservation Area, Coles Bay Jetty
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 15th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Platypus House, get engrossed in the history at Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then take in the dramatic scenery at Lilydale Falls, and finally appreciate the views at The Tamar Valley.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Launceston route planner.

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Platypus House, Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre
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City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©

3
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: take in nature's colorful creations at The Royal Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, listen to music at Sydney Opera House, and pause for some photo ops at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sydney day trip app .

Fly from Launceston to Sydney in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Launceston in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sydney, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour

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