11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  14​h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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.
Kids will enjoy Adventure World Perth Australia and Cottesloe Beach. Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, explore the activities along Swan River, and get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth sightseeing app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Perth is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Perth is 4 hours. When traveling from Dubai in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Adventure World Perth Australia, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Adventure World Perth Australia ©
Adventure World Perth Australia
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Greens Pool and Cheynes Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands) and Denmark (Forest Hill Vineyard & Parry Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Little Beach, view the masterpieces at Blush Retail Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cosy Corner Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Albany travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Perth to Albany takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get a bit cooler in Albany: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Meelup Beach and Surfers Point will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, learn about winemaking at Willespie, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Busselton Jetty, Island Brook Estate Winery, Surfers Point, Willespie
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

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