13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Esperance
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bunbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Fremantle
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Zurich

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.
Explore hidden gems such as City Beach and Fraser Avenue Lookout. Visiting Mullaloo Beach and Matilda Bay Reserve will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, appreciate the history behind Queen Victoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Aspects of Kings Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth online road trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Zurich to Perth due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Perth are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Matilda Bay Reserve, Mullaloo Beach, City Beach
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Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
City Beach ©
City Beach

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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. You've now added Observatory Point and Lookout to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Wed), get great views at Observatory Point and Lookout, take in the waterfront at Esperance Tanker Jetty, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchman's Peak, then stroll through Lucky Bay, and finally browse the exhibits of Anything & Everything Esperance. On the next day, stroll through Rotary Lookout, examine the collection at Esperance Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Esperance trip planner .

You can fly from Perth to Esperance in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then explore the activities along King George Sound.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Albany travel app .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Esperance in October: highs in Albany hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Koombana Bay, explore the striking landscape at Wyalup-Rocky Point, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bunbury vacation site .

You can drive from Albany to Bunbury in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Bunbury

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Meelup Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marlston Hill Lookout Tower ©
Marlston Hill Lookout Tower

3
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, then stroll through Rockingham Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Point Peron. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through South Beach Recreation Reserve, don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Leighton Beach, then contemplate the long history of Whalers tunnel, and finally don't miss a visit to The Fremantle Round House.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fremantle itinerary builder website .

Getting from Bunbury to Fremantle by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Rockingham
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Point Peron ©
Point Peron
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve

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