12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Exmouth
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Perth online trip builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Perth is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. In August, Perth is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, then explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and finally take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Margaret River itinerary planning tool .

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton Jetty, Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

1
night
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
On the 27th (Tue), get great views at Red Bluff, get to know the resident critters at Rainbow Jungle, and then explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Nature’s Window, then take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can drive from Margaret River to Kalbarri in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 29th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Potshot Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth day trip planning website .

You can drive from Kalbarri to Exmouth in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, identify plant and animal life at Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the galleries of Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, and finally browse the exhibits of HMAS Sydney II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Leaning Trees, then identify plant and animal life at Greenough Wildlife Park, then contemplate the long history of Central Greenough, and finally enjoy the sea views from Point Moore Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Geraldton tour site .

You can fly from Exmouth to Geraldton in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Exmouth in August: high temperatures in Geraldton hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Geraldton

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Greenough, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

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