10 days in Australia Itinerary

10 days in Australia Itinerary

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10 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  2​h
1
Lancelin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Cervantes
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Busselton
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Dunsborough
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
6
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Perth
— 3 nights
End: Perth

1
night
Lancelin

Lancelin ©
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lancelin Sand Dunes.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lancelin trip site .

Perth to Lancelin is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cervantes.

Things to do in Lancelin

Nightlife
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Lancelin Sand Dunes ©
Lancelin Sand Dunes

few
hours
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lobster Shack as well as The Pinnacles Desert. On the 5th (Fri), learn the secrets of production at Lobster Shack and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cervantes itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Lancelin to Cervantes takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Cervantes

Tours Nature Parks
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Lobster Shack ©
Lobster Shack
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fremantle Prison as well as Fremantle Markets.

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

You can drive from Cervantes to Fremantle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Fremantle, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Fremantle

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets

1
night
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Busselton Jetty as well as Dolphin & Whale Watching. On the 6th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

Start your trip to Busselton by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Fremantle to Busselton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Busselton

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Dolphin & Whale Watching

few
hours
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dunsborough trip itinerary maker website .

Dunsborough is very close to Busselton. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Historic Sites
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Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse ©
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Berry Farm, Amaze'n Margaret River, and other attractions. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hamelin Bay Jetty and Jewel Cave. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Boranup Karri Forest.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Dunsborough to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup Karri Forest, Hamelin Bay Jetty
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Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest
Hamelin Bay Jetty ©
Hamelin Bay Jetty
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

3
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.
You've added Twilight Hawkers Market, Hay Street Mall, Watertown Brand Outlet Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, stop by The House of Honey, learn about winemaking at Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Watertown Brand Outlet Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, The House of Honey
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The House of Honey ©
The House of Honey
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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