11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Shenzhen
bus + Fly:  22​h
1
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Cervantes
— 1 day
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Shenzhen

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Mildura Wreck and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth vacation planner.

Shenzhen, China to Exmouth is an approximately 22-hour flight. Expect cooler evenings in Exmouth when traveling from Shenzhen in September, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Adventure Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

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

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at The University of Western Australia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip maker app .

Getting from Exmouth to Perth by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In September, Perth is a bit cooler than Exmouth - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Step out of Margaret River to go to Busselton and see Busselton Jetty, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and do a tasting at Woodlands Wines.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River tour planner .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Busselton Jetty, Woodlands Wines
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

1
day
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis, kick back and relax at Hangover Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles Desert.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cervantes journey planner.

Getting from Margaret River to Cervantes by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Beaches
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

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