11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
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Brisbane
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  4​h 30​min
4
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
5
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Monkey Mia
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Attractions like Mooloolaba Beach and Dicky Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll get in some beach time at Kings Beach and Moffat Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around South Bank Parklands, make a trip to Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brisbane itinerary builder site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Brisbane. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba Beach
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, then explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and finally see the interesting displays at The Railway Museum. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Quinns Rocks Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Warnbro Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Perth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in October, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Perth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Quinns Rocks Beach, Warnbro Beach, The Railway Museum
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach

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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 26th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Island Brook Estate Winery, kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, then kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

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

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 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Island Brook Estate Winery, Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Cowaramup Bay ©
Cowaramup Bay
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Ricey Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at West End, and then enjoy the sea views from Wadjemup Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island trip planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Margaret River to Rottnest Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Fremantle.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse

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night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, then see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries, and then stroll through Cottesloe Beach.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fremantle holiday builder app .

Fremantle is very close to Rottnest Island. In October, daily temperatures in Fremantle can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries

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Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia ©
Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monkey Mia trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fremantle to Monkey Mia. You will leave for home on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Wildlife Parks
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Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

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