19 days in Australia Itinerary

19 days in Australia Itinerary

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19 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Norfolk Island
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Relax by the water at Gnarabup Beach and Margaret River Mouth Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Surfers Point and Injidup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Water wheel (in Augusta), Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste) and Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Brookwood Estate.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River road trip planning website .

Melbourne to Margaret River is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Margaret River, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Happs Winery and Cellar Door, Surfers Point, Water wheel, Bunker Bay
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

2
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 off the beaten path and head to Lowlands Beach and Greens Pool. You'll get in some beach time at Cosy Corner Beach and Lights Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, stroll through Peaceful Bay, and do a tasting at The Lake House Winery Denmark.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Denmark sightseeing planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Denmark by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Esperance.

Things to do in Denmark

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Twilight Bay and Blue Haven Beach. Relax by the water at Cape Le Grand National Park and Thistle Cove. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach, steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, kick back and relax at Hellfire Bay, and view the masterpieces at Section Glass Gallery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Esperance itinerary 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 January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Esperance

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Opossum Bay Beach and Long Beach. Get some historical perspective at Cape Raoul and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Seven Mile Beach, contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, wander the streets of Sullivans Cove, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hobart driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Esperance to Hobart in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) is 2 hours. While traveling from Esperance, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hobart, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Opossum Bay Beach, Cape Raoul, Seven Mile Beach
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Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
Opossum Bay Beach ©
Opossum Bay Beach

1
night
Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island ©
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Crankmill, kick back and relax at Point Ross, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Emily Bay. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, steep yourself in history at The Barracks, then don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Norfolk Island Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Norfolk Island trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Hobart to Norfolk Island in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hobart to Norfolk Island is 1 hour. Traveling from Hobart in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Norfolk Island, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Emily Bay ©
Emily Bay
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel

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.
On the 29th (Tue), wander the streets of The Rocks, catch a live performance at Sydney Opera House, and then wander the streets of Darling Harbour. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bondi Beach.

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Getting from Norfolk Island to Sydney by flight takes about 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Norfolk Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Norfolk Island, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 23°C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

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