22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + bus:  27​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
7
Gold Coast
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
8
Port Douglas
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: Munich

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 15th (Thu): Head underground at Lake Cave, then explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, then explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Redgate Wines, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, then kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Surfers Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Margaret River holiday planning website .

Munich, Germany to Margaret River is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Surfers Point, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Redgate Wines
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then stroll through Greens Pool, and finally admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Nanarup Beach, and then kick back and relax at Little Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany trip planner.

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. November in Albany sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nanarup Beach, Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Nanarup Beach ©
Nanarup Beach
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

3
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Step out of the city life by going to Thistle Cove and Ten Mile Lagoon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Le Grand National Park and Hellfire Bay. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Haven Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Beach.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Esperance vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November in Esperance, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

1
night
Adelaide

Adelaide ©
Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Cleland Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Adelaide Central Market. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at West Beach, kick back and relax at Semaphore Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Hallett Cove Conservation Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Adelaide route builder tool .

Fly from Esperance to Adelaide in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Esperance to Adelaide. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Semaphore Beach, Hallett Cove Conservation Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Hallett Cove Conservation Park ©
Hallett Cove Conservation Park
West Beach ©
West Beach

2
nights
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 24th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, then take in the views from Richmond Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Hobart Convict Penitentiary, and then stroll through Seven Mile Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hobart sightseeing planning app .

You can fly from Adelaide to Hobart in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in November; daily highs in Hobart reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Richmond Bridge, Seven Mile Beach
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Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 26th (Mon), stroll through Coastal walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Thomas Anglican Church. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then try for a hole-in-one at Port Macquarie Driving Range and Mini Golf, and then visit a coastal fixture at Tacking Point Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Hobart to Port Macquarie by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hobart in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Port Macquarie. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital

2
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Fingal Head Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Coolangatta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Burleigh Heads Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Burleigh Head National Park and then meet the residents at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Port Macquarie to Gold Coast takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Macquarie in November: highs in Gold Coast hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Douglas.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fingal Head Lighthouse
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Burleigh Head National Park ©
Burleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Coolangatta Beach ©
Coolangatta Beach

3
nights
Port Douglas

Port Douglas ©
A holiday in Port Douglas balances an activity-filled getaway with plenty of opportunities to relax, thanks to its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and bustling beach life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Trinity Beach and Bloomfield Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Daintree National Park and Agincourt Reef. Venture out of the city with trips to Australian Butterfly Sanctuary (in Kuranda) and Palm Cove Beach (in Palm Cove). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Mossman Gorge and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Port Douglas online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Gold Coast to Port Douglas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gold Coast in November, with highs in Port Douglas at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Port Douglas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Mossman Gorge, Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, Daintree National Park, Trinity Beach
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Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach
Daintree National Park ©
Daintree National Park
Agincourt Reef ©
Agincourt Reef

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