20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
6
Kangaroo Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Port Campbell
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  10​h
8
Hobart
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
The Rocks and Cremorne Point to Mosman Bay Walk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Bondi Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Darling Harbour, appreciate the history behind Mrs Macquarie's Chair, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and look for gifts at Opal Minded.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sydney trip planning app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Sydney. In February in Sydney, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Macquarie.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:
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Darling Harbour ©
Darling Harbour
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach

1
night
Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie ©
Known for its numerous beaches and resident koala population, Port Macquarie offers visitors a welcoming environment in which to unwind.
On the 20th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Koala Hospital, then hike along Coastal walk, then don't miss a visit to Breakwall Waking Path, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Thomas Anglican Church. On your second day here, do a tasting at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then see the interesting displays at Port Macquarie Museum, and finally explore the activities along Hastings River.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Macquarie trip maker site .

You can fly from Sydney to Port Macquarie in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Sydney in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Port Macquarie: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
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Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Port Macquarie Museum ©
Port Macquarie Museum
Koala Hospital ©
Koala Hospital

1
night
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park ©
For quintessential Outback scenery and culture, you can't beat a holiday in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Uluru Hiking Path, take in the dramatic natural features at Uluru, then explore the activities along Mutitjulu Waterhole, and finally stroll through Kuniya Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Walpa Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Kata Tjuta, then view the masterpieces at Walkatjara Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Port Macquarie to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Port Macquarie in February, you will find days in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park are much warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 23:
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Uluru ©
Uluru
Walpa Gorge ©
Walpa Gorge
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga ©
Kata Tjuta / Mount Olga

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Ellen Cove Boardwalk, contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout, and finally stroll around Albany Heritage Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Shelley Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Sharp Point, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and finally get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany.

Make your Albany itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park to Albany, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Shelley Beach
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Ellen Cove Boardwalk ©
Ellen Cove Boardwalk
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre and Redgate Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Boranup Gallery and McHenry Hohnen Vintners. And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Vasse Felix Winery, Redgate Wines
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Boranup Gallery ©
Boranup Gallery

2
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raptor Domain and Flinders Chase National Park. Get in touch with nature at Seal Bay Conservation Park and Will's Rare Breeds Farm. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Bay of Shoals Winery, browse the exhibits of Shep's Studio, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Kangaroo Island Brewery, and relax in the rural setting at George's 40,000 Castle Lights.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kangaroo Island road trip planning tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Margaret River to Kangaroo Island. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Campbell.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Feb 29 — Mar 2:
Highlights from your plan
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park

1
night
Port Campbell

Port Campbell ©
Port Campbell is a coastal town in Victoria, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Port Campbell National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Gorge Chocolates, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibsons Steps, take some stellar pictures from Loch Ard Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Razorback, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Twelve Apostles.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Campbell tour site .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Kangaroo Island to Port Campbell takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Port Campbell

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Gorge Chocolates
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Port Campbell National Park ©
Port Campbell National Park
Loch Ard Gorge ©
Loch Ard Gorge
Gibsons Steps ©
Gibsons Steps

2
nights
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 inner history buff will appreciate Constitution Dock and Hobart Full Gospel Central Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sullivans Cove and Battery Point Sculpture Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton (about 30 minutes away). Spend the 6th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through North Hobart, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, take a peaceful walk through Myrtle Forest, and contemplate the long history of Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hobart trip site .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Port Campbell to Hobart in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 7:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Sullivans Cove ©
Sullivans Cove
North Hobart ©
North Hobart

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