9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Point and Bunker Bay. Visiting Gnarabup Beach and Yallingup Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Canal Rocks (in Yallingup) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and stop by Gabriel Chocolate.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Margaret River trip builder website .

Sydney to Margaret River is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Cowaramup Bay, Bunker Bay, Surfers Point, Heydon Estate
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Middleton Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Little Beach, Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve, stroll through Emu Point, and then pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Albany day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Albany are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Nanarup Beach
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Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

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