13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Bunbury
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
3
Busselton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mount Barker
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Pemberton
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Fremantle
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
9
Rottnest Island
— Few hours
ferry + train:  1​h 30​min
10
Perth
— 3 nights
End: Perth

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Perth route builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Perth. In September, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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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 19th (Thu): stop by Taffy's and then soothe aching muscles at Gravity Etc.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bunbury day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Perth to Bunbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Busselton.

Things to do in Bunbury

Fun & Games Spas Shopping

Side Trip

Gravity ETC
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Gravity ETC ©
Gravity ETC
Taffy's ©
Taffy's

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Busselton

Busselton
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Busselton trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Bunbury to Busselton in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will leave for Mount Barker on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Busselton

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Mount Barker

Mount Barker ©
Mount Barker is a town on the Albany Highway and is the administrative centre of the Shire of Plantagenet in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Poacher’s Ridge.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Barker trip planner .

Drive from Busselton to Mount Barker in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Mount Barker are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Mount Barker

Wineries
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Poacher’s Ridge ©
Poacher’s Ridge

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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 20th (Fri): make a trip to Padre White Lookout and then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Beach and then stroll through Little Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Albany travel route site .

You can drive from Mount Barker to Albany in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Albany are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

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Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
On the 23rd (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Gloucester Tree, get answers to all your questions at The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum, and then do a tasting at Mountford Organic Wines home of Tangletoe Cidery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pemberton trip planning site .

You can drive from Albany to Pemberton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Pemberton

Wineries Museums
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The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum ©
Gloucester Tree ©
Gloucester Tree

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Margaret River

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Margaret River using our trip planner.

You can drive from Pemberton to Margaret River in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Wineries Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Surfers Point, Providore
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Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Providore ©
Providore

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Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 26th (Thu), stop by Fremantle Chocolate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Church Fremantle, then make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach Recreation Reserve, then explore the galleries of Fremantle Prison, and then hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Fremantle trip planning website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Fremantle, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Fremantle

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, take in the dramatic natural features at Henrietta Rocks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rottnest Island trip website .

Rottnest Island is very close to Fremantle. In September, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Henrietta Rocks ©
Henrietta Rocks

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Perth

Perth ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Aspects of Kings Park. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Araluen Botanic Park, then get a sense of history and politics at York Town Hall, and then get great views at Mount Brown Lookout.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Perth holiday maker app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

York, City Beach, Araluen Botanic Park, South Perth Foreshore
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
City Beach ©
City Beach
Fraser Avenue Lookout ©
Fraser Avenue Lookout

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