13 days in Esperance & Margaret River Itinerary

13 days in Esperance & Margaret River Itinerary

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13 days in Esperance & Margaret River Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Esperance
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
2
Margaret River
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Salmon Beach and Great Ocean Drive. Do some cultural sightseeing at Esperance Stonehenge and Section Glass Gallery. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove, make a trip to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Esperance online travel route planner .

Sydney to Esperance is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Esperance is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Esperance when traveling from Sydney in January, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

6
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Water wheel and Ellensbrook. We've included these beaches for you: Margaret River Mouth Beach and Injidup Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Naturaliste (Sugarloaf Rock & Bunker Bay), Hamelin Bay Jetty (in Hamelin Bay) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Brookwood Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point, identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, and experience rural life at Margaret River Venison Farm.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River travel site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Margaret River takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Surfers Point, Injidup Beach, Giants Cave
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Injidup Beach ©
Injidup Beach
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre

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