14 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

14 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

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14 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Albany
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Walpole
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Pemberton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Busselton
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: London

3
nights
Albany

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.
Albany is known for museums, nature, beaches, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, stroll through Emu Point, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Albany route planner .

London, UK to Albany is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Albany, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in October: highs in Albany hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Walpole.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

2
nights
Walpole

Walpole ©
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): hike along Tree Top Walk, then kick back and relax at Greens Pool, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mandalay Beach. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Walpole-Nornalup Inlet, relax in the rural setting at Denmark Animal Farm & Pentland Alpaca Stud, and then explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Walpole road trip planner .

You can take a bus from Albany to Walpole in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Walpole

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

1
night
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get advice or help at Pemberton Visitor Centre, don't miss a visit to Gloucester Tree, and then explore the striking landscape of Beedelup National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pemberton trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Walpole to Pemberton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Pemberton

Nature Parks Museums
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Pemberton Visitor Centre ©
Pemberton Visitor Centre
Gloucester Tree ©
Gloucester Tree

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Water wheel, enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, make a trip to Augusta Boat Harbour, take in the waterfront at Ellis St Jetty, then Head underground at Jewel Cave, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Moondyne Cave.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Augusta day trip tool .

You can drive from Pemberton to Augusta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Busselton.

Things to do in Augusta

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Moondyne Cave ©
Moondyne Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

5
nights
Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Change things up with these side-trips from Busselton: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks), Margaret River (Sunflowers Animal Farm, Wine Tours & Tastings, & more) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, experience rural life at Yelverton Protea Farm, take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, and contemplate the waterfront views at Geographe Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Busselton itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Augusta to Busselton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Margaret River, Dunsborough, Yallingup
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching