17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + bus:  19​h 30​min
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Kangaroo Island
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
4
Norfolk Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: New Delhi

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Shop till you drop at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door and Ngilgi Cave. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Bunbury Farmers Market (in Bunbury) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Margaret River Chocolate Company, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planner .

New Delhi, India to Margaret River is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Augusta, Bunbury Farmers Market, Meelup Beach, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
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Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

3
nights
Albany

Albany ©
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.
Head to Replica of the Brig Amity and Desert Mounted Corps Memorialfor some retail therapy. Visit Little Beach and Albany's Historic Whaling Station for some beach relaxation. Step out of Albany with an excursion to Greens Pool in Denmark--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Albany road trip planning website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. 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 Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

4
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Visit Stokes Beach and Remarkable Rocks for some beach relaxation. Head to Kangaroo Island Spirits and Paul's Place Wildlife Sanctuaryfor some retail therapy. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Raptor Domain, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, explore the striking landscape at Admirals Arch, and admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Albany to Kangaroo Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island is 1 hour. 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
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Stokes Beach ©
Stokes Beach
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Kangaroo Island Spirits ©
Kangaroo Island Spirits

2
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Norfolk Island Museum and Kingston Pier. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area and Mount Pitt. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Emily Bay, don't miss a visit to Fletcher's Mutiny Cyclorama, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Chapel, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Norfolk Island Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk Island holiday maker tool .

Getting from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island by flight takes about 18 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island is 1 hour. In December in Norfolk Island, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
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Mount Pitt ©
Mount Pitt
St. Barnabas Chapel ©
St. Barnabas Chapel
Norfolk Island Cemetery ©
Norfolk Island Cemetery

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