22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  24​h
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
3
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Esperance
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + bus + train + bus:  14​h
6
Port Campbell
— 2 nights
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + foot + train:  10​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
8
Jervis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Athens

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.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Adelaide trip planner .

Athens, Greece to Adelaide is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Athens in March; daily highs in Adelaide reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cleland Wildlife Park, Thorndon Park
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
Thorndon Park ©
Thorndon Park
Adelaide Central Market ©
Adelaide Central Market

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain and then identify plant and animal life at Seal Bay Conservation Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Flinders Chase National Park.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kangaroo Island online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay, and then Head underground at Jewel Cave. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, stroll through Meelup Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay.

Start your trip to Margaret River by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 11 hours. Traveling from Kangaroo Island to Margaret River, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Boranup, Jewel Cave, Cowaramup Bay, Meelup Beach
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cheynes Beach and Greens Pool. Visiting Anvil Beach and Ocean Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Parry Beach (in Denmark), Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Albany driving holiday planning site .

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands 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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thistle Cove and Hellfire Bay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Le Grand National Park and Great Ocean Drive. There's still lots to do: stroll through Blue Haven Beach and kick back and relax at Ten Mile Lagoon.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

2
nights
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Step off the beaten path and head to Mait's Rest and Port Campbell National Park. Visiting London Bridge and Twelve Apostles will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Campbell online road trip planner .

Getting from Esperance to Port Campbell by combination of flight, train, and bus takes about 14 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) is 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mait's Rest, Twelve Apostles
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Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Mait's Rest ©
Mait's Rest

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Manly Beach and The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk. We've included these beaches for you: Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Take a break from Sydney with a short trip to Featherdale Wildlife Park in Blacktown, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, kick back and relax at Coogee Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, and take in the views from Sydney Harbour Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sydney driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Sydney in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can take a train to Jervis Bay.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

2
nights
Jervis Bay

Jervis Bay ©
A trip to Jervis Bay will take you to the southern coast of New South Wales, known for allegedly boasting some of the whitest sands in the world.
On the 24th (Sun), kick back and relax at Callala Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bendalong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cabbage Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Greenfield Beach, and then kick back and relax at Blenheim Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jervis Bay day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Sydney to Jervis Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Jervis Bay, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jervis Bay

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Callala Beach, Bendalong Beach, Cabbage Beach
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Bendalong Beach ©
Bendalong Beach
Callala Beach ©
Callala Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach

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