8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  3​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth

3
nights
Margaret River

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Surfers Point and Gnarabup Beach. For shopping fun, head to Candy Cow or Gabriel Chocolate. Venture out of the city with trips to Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park, learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, and stop by Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planning website .

Perth to Margaret River is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach, Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Candy Cow ©
Candy Cow
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, then kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and then take a stroll around Albany Town Hall.

Plan trip to Albany with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Albany Town Hall ©
Albany Town Hall

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
On the 8th (Sun), kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach, look for gifts at The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Broome day trip planning tool .

Fly from Albany to Broome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Albany in July, plan for much warmer days in Broome, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

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