20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly + bus:  30​h
1
Margaret River
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
2
Clare
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Hobart
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Canberra
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Sydney
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

2
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Lake Cave. Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup and Dilkes-Hoffman Ceramics Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get a taste of the local shopping with JahRoc Galleries, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and stop by Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online trip itinerary builder .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Margaret River is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Margaret River is 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Clare.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Lake Cave, Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty
JahRoc Galleries ©
JahRoc Galleries

1
night
Clare

Clare ©
The town of Clare is located in South Australia in the Mid North region, 136 km north of Adelaide. On the 21st (Thu), learn about winemaking at Paulett Wines, contemplate the long history of Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, then browse the exhibits of Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, then learn about winemaking at Crabtree Watervale Wines, and finally don't miss a visit to St Aloysius Church. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Clare Valley Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Bungaree Station, then learn about winemaking at Knappstein Enterprise Winery, then explore the galleries of Burra Regional Art Gallery, and finally learn about all things military at Burra Town Hall.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Clare day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Margaret River to Clare. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Clare. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Clare

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burra, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Vine Art Studio, Gallery & Therapeutic Massage, Paulett Wines, St Aloysius Church
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
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Clare Valley Art Gallery ©
Clare Valley Art Gallery
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum ©
Martindale Hall Heritage Museum
Burra Town Hall ©
Burra Town Hall

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at Mawson's Hut Replica Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Richmond Gaol, get curious at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally take in the views from Richmond Bridge.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hobart route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Clare to Hobart. February in Hobart sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Richmond
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:
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Mawson's Hut Replica Museum ©
Mawson's Hut Replica Museum
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Design Centre Tasmania, steep yourself in history at Entally Estate, then view the masterpieces at Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and finally browse the exhibits of Tasmanian Glassblowers. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, then look for gifts at Goaty Hill Wines, then admire the masterpieces at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Launceston holiday maker .

You can drive from Hobart to Launceston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre, Goaty Hill Wines, Tasmanian Copper & Metal Art Gallery, Tasmanian Glassblowers, Brickendon Colonial Farm Village
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 26:
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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, then learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, and then take a stroll through Melbourne Central. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and then see the interesting displays at Federation Square.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Launceston to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Launceston in February: highs in Melbourne hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Canberra.

Things to do in Melbourne

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
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Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria

3
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at National Portrait Gallery and Scott Leggo Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Australia and Strathnairn Gallery. Step out of Canberra with an excursion to Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines in Bredbo--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Australia, and get to know the fascinating history of Canberra Rotary Peace Bell.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Canberra travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Canberra takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Canberra can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Sydney.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Macenmist Black Truffles & Wines
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Australia ©
National Museum of Australia
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Get some historical perspective at St. Mary's Cathedral and The National Pass. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Katoomba (Echo Point Lookout & The Three Sisters). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney online day trip planner .

You can drive from Canberra to Sydney in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sydney, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Katoomba, The National Pass
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Australian National Maritime Museum ©

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