26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
2
Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Busselton
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 45​min
5
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
6
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Lancelin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Denham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
14
Esperance
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
15
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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 14th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Adelaide Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind The Rundle Mall Pigs, and then take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Adelaide holiday maker website .

Sydney to Adelaide is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Adelaide reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Denmark.

Things to do in Adelaide

Tours Parks

Side Trip

Glenelg Pier
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Glenelg Pier ©
Glenelg Pier
Adelaide Botanic Garden ©
Adelaide Botanic Garden

1
night
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Denmark Animal Farm & Pentland Alpaca Stud, then kick back and relax at Greens Pool, then take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, and finally learn about winemaking at Forest Hill Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by The Denmark Heritage Cider Company, trek along Mount Lindesay Walk Trail, learn about winemaking at Harewood Estate Winery, then enjoy some diversion at Kwoorabup Community Adventure Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Denmark RIverfront Gallery.

Plan my trip to Denmark with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Adelaide to Denmark in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Denmark are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Caves Road, stroll through Hamelin Bay, then Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and finally do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, then explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks, then stop by Gabriel Chocolate, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Amaze'n Margaret River.

Plan my day in Margaret River using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Denmark to Margaret River takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yallingup, Mammoth Cave
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks
Caves Road ©
Caves Road

2
nights
Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then Head underground at Ngilgi Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Busselton tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Busselton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Busselton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Meelup Beach
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Ngilgi Cave ©
Ngilgi Cave

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night
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at The Basin, steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, then stroll through Salmon Bay, and finally explore the striking landscape at Henrietta Rocks.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rottnest Island online journey planner .

Getting from Busselton to Rottnest Island by combination of car and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Henrietta Rocks ©
Henrietta Rocks
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip website .

Do a combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Perth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Lancelin.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

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night
Lancelin

Lancelin ©
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Lancelin Island, kick back and relax at Back Beach, and then get outside with Lancelin Adventures.

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

Traveling by car from Perth to Lancelin takes 1.5 hours. June in Lancelin sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Lancelin

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lancelin Adventures ©
Lancelin Adventures
Lancelin Island ©
Lancelin Island

1
night
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, then head off the coast to Abrolhos Islands, and finally brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Geraldton itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Lancelin to Geraldton takes 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Geraldton are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Abrolhos Islands
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
On the 27th (Thu), stroll through Rainbow Jungle, get great views at Red Bluff, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kalbarri trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Kalbarri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. On the 29th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium, then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then kick back and relax at Shell Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denham vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Denham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine, then take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon planner .

Traveling by car from Denham to Carnarvon takes 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Outdoors Museums
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The Fascine ©
The Fascine
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay trip maker app .

Drive from Carnarvon to Coral Bay in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Shothole Canyon, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon, then visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Exmouth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Yardie Creek ©
Yardie Creek
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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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. On the 5th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Observatory Point and Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, then admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive, and finally make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Esperance attractions planner.

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Exmouth in July, with highs in Esperance at 18°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Melbourne.

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
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, snap pictures at Sandridge Bridge, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Melbourne trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Esperance to Melbourne by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Esperance to Melbourne is 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Melbourne are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

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