9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Hobart
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Hobart

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 6th (Fri), have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, and then make a trip to Mildura Wreck. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Exmouth day trip tool .

Hobart to Exmouth is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Tasmania) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in July; daily highs in Exmouth reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Augusta trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Augusta takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Augusta

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

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.
Visit Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint for their historical value. Visiting Swan River and Cottesloe Beach will get you outdoors. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to All Saints Anglican Church (in Belhus) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, don't miss a visit to St Patrick's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bennett Brook Railway, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Augusta to Perth by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Perth sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Whiteman, Fremantle, All Saints Anglican Church, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
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Swan River
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Caversham Wildlife Park

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