21 days in Australia Itinerary

21 days in Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  26​h
3
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Darwin
— 1 night
Drive:  29​h
5
Cairns
— 1 night
Drive:  29​h
6
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h
7
Wilsons Promontory National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  27​h 30​min
8
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  39​h
9
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Hong Kong

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, learn about winemaking at Brookwood Estate, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock, and finally explore the activities along Bunker Bay. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Margaret River using our trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Margaret River is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Redgate Wines, Surfers Point, Brookwood Estate
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Perth sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aviation Heritage Museum, City Beach
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City Beach ©
City Beach
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay, then examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Perth to Broome by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in September, you will find days in Broome are warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit warmer (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach.

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Fly from Broome to Darwin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Broome in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Darwin. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Darwin

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

1
night
Cairns

Cairns ©
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Cairns Art Gallery, then learn about all things military at The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Monica's Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairns road trip website .

You can fly from Darwin to Cairns in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Darwin in September, things will get slightly colder in Cairns: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Cairns

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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St Monica's Cathedral ©
St Monica's Cathedral
Cairns Art Gallery ©
Cairns Art Gallery

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, then admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks. On the next day, take a stroll through Darling Harbour, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Cairns to Sydney in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in September: high temperatures in Sydney hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wilsons Promontory National Park.

Things to do in Sydney

Neighborhoods Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Darby Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cotters Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Big Drift.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Wilsons Promontory National Park holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Wilsons Promontory National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Wilsons Promontory National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Darby Beach ©
Darby Beach
Cotters Beach ©
Cotters Beach
Big Drift ©
Big Drift

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Uluru Hiking Path, take in the exciting artwork at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally explore the striking landscape at Uluru.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wilsons Promontory National Park to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. In October, daytime highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre
Uluru Hiking Path ©
Uluru Hiking Path

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Western Australian Museum - Albany, steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanarup Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nanarup Beach
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Nanarup Beach ©
Nanarup Beach
Western Australian Museum - Albany ©

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