11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Busselton
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Walpole
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Perth
— 1 night
End: Perth

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.
Perth is known for parks, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Perth online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Perth. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Museums
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Busselton trip maker .

You can drive from Perth to Busselton in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Margaret River.

Things to do in Busselton

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park ©
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, and finally indulge your taste buds at Margaret River Chocolate Company.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Busselton to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lake Cave, Cape Grace Wines, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Jewel Cave
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

1
night
Walpole

Walpole ©
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. On the 20th (Tue), head outdoors with Circular Pool, then take in the pleasant sights at Valley of the Giants, and then trek along Tree Top Walk.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Walpole trip planner .

Drive from Margaret River to Walpole in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Albany.

Things to do in Walpole

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Valley of the Giants
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Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk
Valley of the Giants ©
Valley of the Giants
Circular Pool ©
Circular Pool

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gap and Natural Bridge as well as National Anzac Centre. On the 20th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge and then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Albany online sightseeing planner .

Take a bus from Walpole to Albany in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You'll set off for Hyden on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Albany

Museums Nature Parks
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

1
night
Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): Head underground at Mulka's Cave, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hippo's Yawn, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind Scrap Iron Sculptures. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind The Pioneer Memorial, take in the waterfront at Lake Magic, then see the interesting displays at The Lace Place, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Jilakin Rock.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Hyden tour itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Albany to Hyden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Jilakin Rock
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Mulka's Cave ©
Mulka's Cave

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
On the 23rd (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at DNA Tower Climb, take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout, go for a walk through Lotterywest Federation Walkway, then admire the natural beauty at Supreme Court Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip app .

Getting from Hyden to Perth by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites
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Supreme Court Gardens ©
Supreme Court Gardens
Fraser Avenue Lookout ©
Fraser Avenue Lookout
Lotterywest Federation Walkway ©
Lotterywest Federation Walkway

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