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
Drive
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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: Bunbury Farmers Market (in Bunbury), Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). 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 19.5-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 · Outdoors · Beaches · 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 Middleton Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Desert Mounted Corps Memorial and Replica of the Brig Amity. Step out of Albany with an excursion to Greens Pool in Denmark--about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Albany's Historic Whaling Station and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

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 fly to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · 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 Hanson Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Flinders Chase National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stokes Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kangaroo Island Spirits, experience rural life at Island Pure Sheep Dairy, and get a taste of the local shopping with Emu Ridge Eucalyptus.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangaroo Island road trip site.

Getting from Albany to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Albany to Kangaroo Island, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to fly 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 Norfolk Island Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Kingston and Arthur's Vale Historic Area, appreciate the history behind Captain Cook's Monument, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Pitt, and take in the waterfront at Kingston Pier.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Norfolk Island tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island in 28 hours. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Kangaroo Island to Norfolk Island due to the time zone difference. In December in Norfolk Island, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Norfolk Island

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

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
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.