13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
1
Northbridge
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
2
Millendon
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
West Swan
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Whiteman
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Cottesloe
— 1 night
train + ferry:  1​h
7
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry:  30​min
8
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City


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day
Northbridge

Northbridge ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Taronga Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clive Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Northbridge trip planning site .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Northbridge is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Northbridge. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, expect Northbridge to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Millendon.

Things to do in Northbridge

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Clive Park ©
Clive Park
Taronga Zoo ©
Taronga Zoo

1
night
Millendon

Millendon ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): learn about winemaking at Fig Tree Estate, learn about winemaking at Olive Farm Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Tyler's Vineyard.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Millendon trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Northbridge to Millendon. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Northbridge in December, expect nights in Millendon to be slightly colder, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to West Swan.

Things to do in Millendon

Wineries
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Tyler's Vineyard ©
Tyler's Vineyard
Olive Farm Wines ©
Olive Farm Wines

1
night
West Swan

West Swan ©
West Swan is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan local government area. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): savor the flavors at Windarra Honey, then look for gifts at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, then relax in the rural setting at Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Sacred India Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read West Swan trip itinerary planning site .

West Swan is just a short distance from Millendon. In December in West Swan, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Whiteman.

Things to do in West Swan

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Henley Brook, The Sacred India Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Windarra Honey ©
Windarra Honey
The Sacred India Gallery ©
The Sacred India Gallery
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm ©
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm

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night
Whiteman

Whiteman ©
Home to one of Greater Perth's most popular parks, the northern suburb of Whiteman is known largely for its quintessential Australian nature and relaxed atmosphere.
On the 25th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bennett Brook Railway, and then have fun at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Whiteman journey planner .

Whiteman is just a short distance from West Swan. In December, daily temperatures in Whiteman can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Whiteman

Wildlife Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Bennett Brook Railway ©
Bennett Brook Railway

1
night
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Esperance trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Whiteman to Esperance in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Whiteman in December, plan for slightly colder days in Esperance, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cottesloe.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Nature Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

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night
Cottesloe

Cottesloe ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, explore the activities along Lake Claremont, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cottesloe driving holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Esperance to Cottesloe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Esperance in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Cottesloe, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Cottesloe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Claremont, City Beach
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Lake Claremont ©
Lake Claremont
City Beach ©
City Beach

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night
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 28th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Rottnest Island Museum, kick back and relax at Parakeet Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of train and ferry from Cottesloe to Rottnest Island in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Fremantle.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Rottnest Island Museum ©
Rottnest Island Museum

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night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, get a taste of the local shopping with Fremantle Markets, then steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach Recreation Reserve.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fremantle vacation maker website .

Fremantle is just a stone's throw from Rottnest Island. In December, daily temperatures in Fremantle can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Fremantle

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve

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night
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.
On the 30th (Sun), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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You can drive from Fremantle to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours

3
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.
Perth is known for parks, historic sites, nature, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Perth Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Perth travel route planning tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Perth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Perth, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Perth Zoo
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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