23 days in Australia Itinerary

23 days in Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Anchorage
Fly:  33​h
1
Coles Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Sydney
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Anchorage

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to East Coast Natureworld and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Friendly Beaches and Coles Bay Jetty. There's still lots to do: get great views at Wineglass Bay Lookout and stroll through Honeymoon Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Coles Bay route planner.

Anchorage, USA to Coles Bay is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Alaska Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 19 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bicheno, Freycinet
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay

3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Opossum Bay Beach and Bellerive Beach. Get in touch with nature at Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and Long Beach. Step out of Hobart to go to Dodges Ferry and see Okines Beach, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Hobart Convict Penitentiary, admire the natural beauty at Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Battery Point Sculpture Trail, and stroll through Kingston Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hobart route planner .

Traveling by car from Coles Bay to Hobart takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Hobart are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Opossum Bay Beach, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach, Kingston Beach, Bellerive Beach
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
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Hobart Convict Penitentiary ©
Hobart Convict Penitentiary
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Explore hidden gems such as Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. When in Margaret River, make a side trip to see Jewel Cave in Augusta, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hobart to Margaret River takes 14 hours. Traveling from Hobart to Margaret River, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Meelup Beach, Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup, Surfers Point
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

3
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Step out of the city life by going to Anvil Beach and Lights Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lowlands Beach and Shelley Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denmark: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Albany (The Gap and Natural Bridge, Misery Beach, & more). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Denmark road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Denmark takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in February, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Albany, Cosy Corner Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

2
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. You'll get in some beach time at Thistle Cove and Salmon Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Le Grand National Park and Ten Mile Lagoon. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach and stroll through Hellfire Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Esperance trip planning website .

You can drive from Denmark to Esperance in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In February in Esperance, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Hellfire Bay ©
Hellfire Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll through Uluru Hiking Path, view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Uluru, and finally hike along Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Walpa Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Kata Tjuta, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Esperance to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Esperance in March, with highs in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park at 95°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Kata Tjuta ©
Kata Tjuta
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre ©
Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Rocks and Sydney Opera House. Relax by the water at Manly Beach and Coogee Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Shelly Beach in Manly (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, stroll through Clovelly, and hike along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Sydney tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Sydney takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in March: highs in Sydney hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shelly Beach, Congwong Beach
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:
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Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks

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