Route & dates
13 days in Perth & Margaret River Itinerary
Perth— 9 nights
Margaret River— 3 nights
City of Light
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.We've included these beaches for you: Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Fremantle Prison and Adam Monk Photography Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, Western Australian Maritime Museum, & more), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Red Umbrella Art Gallery (in South Fremantle). Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery, and meet the residents at Perth Zoo.
To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Perth trip maker tool .
If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Margaret River.
Things to do in Perth
Fremantle, Scarborough, Rockingham, Jadran Wines, Mullaloo Beach
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 9:
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.Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): shop like a local with JahRoc Galleries, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, then stroll through Hamelin Bay, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at The Studio Gallery, explore the fascinating underground world of Ngilgi Cave, then kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Christian Fletcher Gallery.
To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River journey planning website .
Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
Things to do in Margaret River
Yallingup, Dunsborough, Lake Cave, Margaret River Candle Company, Margaret River Chocolate Company
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
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