11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, kick back and relax at Mauritius Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth route planner .

Sydney to Exmouth is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Exmouth. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect nights in Exmouth to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, have some family-friendly fun at GT Karting Albany, then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Albany travel app .

Fly from Exmouth to Albany in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in September, expect nights in Albany to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). Spend the 30th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Margaret River trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth tour builder .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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