10 days in Perth & Margaret River Region Itinerary

10 days in Perth & Margaret River Region Itinerary

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10 days in Perth & Margaret River Region Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  8​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Leighton Battery Guns, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Church Fremantle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip builder app .

Brisbane to Perth is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in Perth hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Leighton Battery Guns
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Leighton Battery Guns ©
Leighton Battery Guns
Wesley Church Fremantle ©
Wesley Church Fremantle
St Patrick's Basilica ©
St Patrick's Basilica

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Surfers Point and Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sugarloaf Rock and Water wheel. Take a break from Margaret River with a short trip to Hamelin Bay Jetty in Hamelin Bay, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, stop by Candy Cow, do a tasting at Brown Hill Estate, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip builder app .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Wilyabrup, Water wheel, Redgate Wines, Surfers Point
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Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Point Peron. Discover out-of-the-way places like Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine and Mettam's Pool. Venture out of the city with trips to Mandurah War Memorial (in Mandurah), South Beach Recreation Reserve (in Fremantle) and York (Penny Farthing Sweets & Mount Brown Lookout). See even more of Perth: get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth planner .

Drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

York, Mandurah War Memorial, South Beach Recreation Reserve, Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine, Point Peron
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Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve
Point Peron ©
Point Peron

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