10 days in Perth & Margaret River Itinerary

10 days in Perth & Margaret River Itinerary

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10 days in Perth & Margaret River Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Perth

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Explore Tours Perth. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison, & more) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Margaret River online trip builder .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, McLeod Creek Wines, Busselton Jetty
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours

2
nights
Margaret River

Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with JahRoc Galleries and then explore and take pictures at Caves Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and then look for gifts at Margaret River Chocolate Company.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner .

Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Margaret River Chocolate Company, Ngilgi Cave, Mammoth Cave, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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