11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Margaret River
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Perth Zoo.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Perth day trip planning app .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Perth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Busselton Jetty in Busselton (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 25th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and learn about winemaking at Brookwood Estate.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Margaret River travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Busselton Jetty, Brookwood Estate, Mammoth Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Exmouth trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Exmouth in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. May in Exmouth sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 31st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Wildlife

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Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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