14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
2
Fremantle
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Busselton
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
4
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Perth

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. Do your shopping at Fremantle Markets and Talijancich Wines. Venture out of the city with trips to Upper Reach Winery (in Baskerville), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & The Fremantle Round House). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Swan River, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, look for gifts at The House of Honey, and do a tasting at Fig Tree Estate.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Herne Hill, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, Perth Zoo
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 31st (Fri), stroll through Rockingham Beach, then head off the coast to Penguin Island, and then examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Mandurah Cruises, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, then see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, and finally look for gifts at Bather's Beach Sunset Markets.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fremantle road trip planning tool .

Fremantle is just a stone's throw from Perth. In August, daytime highs in Fremantle are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Busselton.

Things to do in Fremantle

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rockingham, Mandurah Cruises
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Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

3
nights
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, do a tasting at Wise Wine, then Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then kick back and relax at Meelup Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Busselton route planner .

You can drive from Fremantle to Busselton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Busselton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Bunbury Farmers Market, Wise Wine
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and then make a trip to Hamelin Bay Jetty. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Margaret River Chocolate Company, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then stop by Mukau Giftware & Gallery, and finally stop by Margaret River Winemakers.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River planner .

Traveling by car from Busselton to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Mukau Giftware & Gallery, Lake Cave, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

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