17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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Fly to Perth, Bus to Margaret River
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Margaret River
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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Norfolk Island
— 2 nights
Fly

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Margaret River

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hamelin Bay and Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Meelup Beach and Yallingup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse), Bunbury Farmers Market (in Bunbury) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). There's still lots to do: stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Margaret River is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Albany

— 3 nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Little Beach and Greens Pool. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Desert Mounted Corps Memorial and Middleton Beach. There's much more to do: step aboard Replica of the Brig Amity, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Kangaroo Island

— 4 nights
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Explore hidden gems such as Remarkable Rocks and Kangaroo Island Spirits. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll through Stokes Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, experience rural life at Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kangaroo Island trip builder site.

You can fly from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Norfolk Island.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:

Norfolk Island

— 2 nights
Pine trees, rolling green hills, and dramatic cliffs typify Norfolk Island, an Australian offshore territory 1,412 km (877 mi) east of the mainland.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Norfolk Island Cemetery and Captain Cook's Monument. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Emily Bay, don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Norfolk Island trip builder.

You can fly from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island in 28 hours. Traveling from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. December in Norfolk Island sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.