15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Lagos
Fly:  25​h
Perth
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Lagos

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Millendon (Tyler's Vineyard & Olive Farm Wines) and Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Prison, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, meet the residents at Perth Zoo, explore the activities along Swan River, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip maker tool .

Lagos, Nigeria to Perth is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Lagos to Perth, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lagos in September, plan for slightly colder days in Perth, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Malaga, Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
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 these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). Spend the 4th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, shop like a local with Margaret River Farmers Market, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River visit planning tool .

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 9th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, and then explore the galleries of The Ningaloo Gallery.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth road trip planning website .

Getting from Margaret River to Exmouth by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #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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