28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Esperance
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Denmark
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Margaret River
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
7
Melbourne
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Munich

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like East Coast Natureworld and Wineglass Bay Lookout. Get some cultural insight at Gala Estate Vineyard and Spring Vale Wines. Step out of Coles Bay to go to Evandale and see Clarendon House, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Friendly Beaches, tour the pleasant surroundings at Honeymoon Bay, do a tasting at Milton Vineyard, and take in the exciting artwork at Waubs Bay Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay road trip website .

Munich, Germany to Coles Bay is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Munich to Coles Bay, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hobart.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Bicheno, Cranbrook, Milton Vineyard, Clarendon House, Honeymoon Bay
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 7:
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East Coast Natureworld ©
East Coast Natureworld
Honeymoon Bay ©
Honeymoon Bay
Spring Vale Wines ©
Spring Vale Wines

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape Raoul and St John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church. For shopping fun, head to Nutpatch Handmade Fine Chocolate or Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider. Get out of town with these interesting Hobart side-trips: Tahune Forest AirWalk (in Geeveston), Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary (in Brighton) and Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site (in Eaglehawk Neck). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Seven Mile Beach, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, and do a tasting at Puddleduck Vineyard.

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

Drive from Coles Bay to Hobart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In March in Hobart, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, Cape Raoul, Willie Smiths Organic Apple Cider, Tahune Forest AirWalk, Seven Mile Beach
Find places to stay Mar 7 — 10:
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site ©
Eaglehawk Neck Historic Site
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
On the 11th (Mon), learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, then identify plant and animal life at Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, and then look for gifts at Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at St. Kilda Beach, then stroll through Brighton Beach, and then explore the activities along Melton Botanic Garden.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Hobart to Melbourne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Hobart in March, expect nights in Melbourne to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Blackburn Lake Sanctuary, St. Kilda Beach, Brighton Beach, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery, Melton Botanic Garden
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:
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Brighton Beach ©
Brighton Beach
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape Le Grand National Park and Hellfire Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Thistle Cove and Salmon Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Section Glass Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Esperance route maker website .

Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Esperance takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Denmark.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Hellfire Bay ©
Hellfire 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lowlands Beach and Shelley Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cheynes Beach and Lights Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Denmark side-trips: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup), The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum (in Albany) and Giant Tingle Tree (in Walpole). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, look for gifts at South Coast WoodWorks Gallery, stroll through Peaceful Bay, and learn about winemaking at Singlefile Wines.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Denmark day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Denmark takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Denmark can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Giant Tingle Tree, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery, Cheynes Beach
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 19:
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Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

6
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.
Relax by the water at Gnarabup Beach and Surfers Point. Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Ellensbrook will appeal to history buffs. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Injidup Beach & Smiths Beach), Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Margaret River Venison Farm, do a tasting at Carpe Diem Vineyards, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Denmark to Margaret River takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Wilyabrup, Yallingup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Cowaramup Bay
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 25:
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Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Providore ©
Providore

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
On the 26th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick's Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, and then stop by Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Paul's Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Shrine of Remembrance, then examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, and finally make a trip to Collins St/Swanston St.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Melbourne in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria), which is usually a 2 hour difference. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St Paul's Cathedral ©
St Paul's Cathedral

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