13 days in Margaret River & Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

13 days in Margaret River & Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

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13 days in Margaret River & Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dumbleyung
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Hopetoun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Esperance
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
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 19th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach and then learn about winemaking at Hay Shed Hill, The Cellar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Margaret River is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dumbleyung.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Meelup Beach, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Hay Shed Hill, The Cellar
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

1
night
Dumbleyung

Dumbleyung ©
Dumbleyung is a town and shire in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 267km south-east of Perth between Wagin and Lake Grace on State Route 107.HistoryDumbleyung's name is of Aboriginal origin, coming from "Dambeling" which possibly means "large lake or inland sea" (although another source suggests it came from "dumbung", a game played with bent sticks and a hard piece of fruit). On the 21st (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Dumbleyung Historical Walk, then make a trip to Bluebird Replica Dumbleyung, and then identify plant and animal life at Dumbleyung Lake Nature Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dumbleyung trip maker tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Dumbleyung by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hopetoun.

Things to do in Dumbleyung

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
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Dumbleyung Lake Nature Reserve ©
Dumbleyung Lake Nature Reserve

1
night
Hopetoun

Hopetoun ©
Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Barrens Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at East Mount Barren, and then browse the exhibits of Deck Treasures.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hopetoun itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Dumbleyung to Hopetoun takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Hopetoun

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Barrens Beach ©
Barrens Beach
East Mount Barren ©
East Mount Barren

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. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mermaid Leather and Cindy Poole Glass Gallery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape Le Grand National Park and Lake Monjingup Conservation and Recreation Area. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, and admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Hopetoun to Esperance takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Esperance are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

5
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.
Head to Fremantle Markets and Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhousefor some retail therapy. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cottesloe Beach and Perth Zoo. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, get great views at Elizabeth Quay, and look for gifts at Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Esperance to Perth in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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