11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Dublin

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.
Get outdoors at Cottesloe Beach and Caversham Wildlife Park. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Perth driving holiday planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Perth is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Dublin to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in May: high temperatures in Perth hover around 25°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Cave and Gnarabup Beach. Spend the 2nd (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stroll through Hamelin Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip planner .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

2
nights
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 4th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and finally admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Albany online trip builder .

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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