22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + bus:  27​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + train:  15​h 30​min
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Cave and Meelup Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Firetail Wines. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, and stroll through Cowaramup Bay.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands 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 difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Margaret River is 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Boranup, Cowaramup, Augusta, Willespie, Surfers Point
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Escape the urban bustle at Noosa Main Beach and Noosa National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mooloolaba Beach and Kings Beach. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Hastings Street.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Noosa trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Noosa in 15.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kings Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour. Step out of the city life by going to Bondi Beach and Coogee Beach. Explore Sydney's surroundings by going to Wentworth Falls (in Katoomba) and The National Pass (in Blue Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the natural beauty at The Royal Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, and kick back and relax at Clovelly.

To find out how to plan a trip to Sydney, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Noosa to Sydney by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The National Pass, Wentworth Falls
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

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 (Sun), take in the pleasant sights at Battery Point Sculpture Trail and then contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, and then steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hobart trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Hobart takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect Hobart to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Hobart

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Battery Point Sculpture Trail ©
Battery Point Sculpture Trail
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

2
nights
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.
On the 26th (Tue), get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout, then take a leisurely stroll along Coles Bay Jetty, and then kick back and relax at Honeymoon Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Gala Estate Vineyard and then identify plant and animal life at Friendly Beaches.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Coles Bay trip planner .

Getting from Hobart to Coles Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Freycinet, Gala Estate Vineyard
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Wineglass Bay Lookout ©
Wineglass Bay Lookout
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Coles Bay Jetty ©
Coles Bay Jetty

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Valley of the Winds and then take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, then get engrossed in the history at Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then hike along Kuniya Walk, and finally make a trip to Uluru.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Coles Bay to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Valley of the Winds ©
Valley of the Winds
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru ©
Uluru

3
nights
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 30th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Trinity Beach and then kick back and relax at Palm Cove Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairns day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Cairns takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in November, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Cairns: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Palm Cove Beach, Trinity Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palm Cove Beach ©
Palm Cove Beach
Trinity Beach ©
Trinity Beach

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