26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  30 h
1
Port Macquarie
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sydney
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Canberra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Hobart
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Launceston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Melbourne
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Kangaroo Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
8
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  27 h
End: Berlin

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 3rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Port Macquarie Historic Court House, then meet the residents at Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Brother Mountain, and finally stop by Silk Trees and Plants Quality Artificial Plants. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Koala Hospital, enjoy the sea views from Tacking Point Lighthouse, then trek along Coastal walk, and finally make a trip to Breakwall Waking Path.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Macquarie road trip planning website .

Berlin, Germany to Port Macquarie is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Port Macquarie is 9 hours. In February, daytime highs in Port Macquarie are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Port Macquarie

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

North Brother Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Coastal walk ©
Coastal walk
Tacking Point Lighthouse ©
Tacking Point Lighthouse
Billabong Zoo: Koala & Wildlife Park ©

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of Sydney to go to Katoomba and see Wentworth Falls, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Sydney Opera House, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, trek along Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sydney journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Port Macquarie to Sydney takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Port Macquarie in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Wentworth Falls, Bondi to Coogee Walk
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

2
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Australian War Memorial, then get curious at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Namadgi National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Canberra holiday builder site .

Getting from Sydney to Canberra by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sydney in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Canberra, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve ©
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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 Food Tours and Three Capes Track. When in Hobart, make a side trip to see Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary in Brighton, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Maria Island National Park, stroll through Kingston Beach, and browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade.

To see ratings and tourist information, read Hobart holiday app .

You can fly from Canberra to Hobart in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Canberra in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Hobart: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Launceston.

Things to do in Hobart

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, Maria Island National Park, Three Capes Track, Kingston Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maria Island National Park ©
Maria Island National Park
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
On the 13th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Cataract Gorge Reserve, admire the verdant scenery at The Tamar Valley, and then walk around City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Lilydale Falls, explore the world behind art at Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Launceston trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hobart to Launceston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Launceston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
City Park ©
City Park
The Tamar Valley ©
The Tamar Valley
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery ©
Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

3
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Eastern Beach Reserve and ArtVo. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck 88, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Victoria.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Melbourne journey builder app .

Getting from Launceston to Melbourne by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Launceston in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kangaroo Island.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Eastern Beach Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Eastern Beach Reserve ©
Eastern Beach Reserve

3
nights
Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island ©
Abandoned by Aborigines a few thousand years ago, Kangaroo Island attracts over 140,000 visitors each year.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Flinders Chase National Park and Admirals Arch. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Bay Conservation Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park, and admire all the interesting features of Island Pure Sheep Dairy.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kangaroo Island trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Melbourne to Kangaroo Island by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kangaroo Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Flinders Chase National Park ©
Flinders Chase National Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park ©
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Raptor Domain ©
Raptor Domain

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Goode Beach, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Albany online holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Kangaroo Island to Albany takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kangaroo Island to Albany. February in Albany sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Spend the 24th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Voyager Estate, explore the fascinating underground world of Calgardup Cave, and identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River road trip planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Voyager Estate ©
Voyager Estate
Beer Tastings & Tours

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