14 days in Australia Itinerary

14 days in Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Denham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dongara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
New Norcia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
Perth
— 1 night
End: Perth


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1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then explore the activities along Swan River.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Perth route website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Perth. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
night
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. On the 20th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, then enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach, and then learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Geraldton trip maker tool .

You can fly from Perth to Geraldton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Geraldton

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial

1
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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denham online trip builder .

You can drive from Geraldton to Denham in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

1
night
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Zuytdorp Cliffs, then identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, and finally kick back and relax at Chinaman's Beach.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kalbarri road trip site .

You can drive from Denham to Kalbarri in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dongara.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding
Island Rock & Natural Bridge ©
Island Rock & Natural Bridge

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Dongara

Dongara ©
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. On the 23rd (Wed), stroll around Dongara Activity Park, don't miss a visit to The Fishermen's Memorial Lookout and Obelisk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then stroll through Granny's Beach, and finally get engrossed in the history at Russ Cottage.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dongara holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Dongara takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Norcia.

Things to do in Dongara

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Denison
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Illegal Tender Rum Co ©
Illegal Tender Rum Co
Granny's Beach ©
Granny's Beach

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night
New Norcia

New Norcia ©
New Norcia is a town in Western Australia, 132km north of Perth, along the Great Northern Highway. To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New Norcia visit planner.

Getting from Dongara to New Norcia by car takes about 3 hours. October in New Norcia sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hyden.

Things to do in New Norcia

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Jim Gordon VC Trail
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New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery ©
New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery

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Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. On the 26th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Scrap Iron Sculptures, take in the dramatic natural features at Hippo's Yawn, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, then examine the collection at The Lace Place, and finally appreciate the history behind The Pioneer Memorial.

Plan a Hyden trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from New Norcia to Hyden in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn

2
nights
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 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalgan River, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, and finally contemplate the long history of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Hyden to Albany in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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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 29th (Tue), learn about winemaking at McLeod Creek Wines, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the fine beverages at The Grove Distillery & Brewery and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River attractions planner .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

McLeod Creek Wines, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
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Food Tours
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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 31st (Thu), examine the collection at Western Australian Maritime Museum and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fremantle trip tool .

You can drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Perth.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Historic Sites
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
WA Maritime Museum ©
WA Maritime Museum

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night
Perth

Perth ©
To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Perth day trip planning tool .

Perth is very close to Fremantle. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites
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The Bell Tower ©
The Bell Tower
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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