14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  3​h
1
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Nannup
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Bridgetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Manjimup
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
Pemberton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Walpole
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Denmark
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
9
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Perth

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Get a sense of the local culture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse and McHenry Hohnen Vintners. When in Margaret River, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Busselton, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, do a tasting at Leeuwin Estate, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, and sample the fine beverages at The Grove Distillery & Brewery.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River road trip planning app .

Perth to Margaret River is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Willespie, Mammoth Cave, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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 25th (Fri): look for gifts at Whirlwind Olives and Oil, identify plant and animal life at Boranup Karri Forest, Head underground at Moondyne Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the long history of Water wheel. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, delve into the distant past at Hamelin Bay Jetty, then learn about winemaking at McLeod Creek Wines, then learn about winemaking at Glenarty Road, and finally do a tasting at Blackwood Meadery.

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

Augusta is just a short distance from Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nannup.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Karridale, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Boranup Karri Forest
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest

1
night
Nannup

Nannup
Nannup is a town and shire in the South West region of Western Australia, approximately 280km south of Perth on the Blackwood River at the crossroads of Vasse Highway and Brockman Highway, linking Nannup to most of the Lower South West's regional centres. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kondil Park Recreation Area and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Timberline Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nannup sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Augusta to Nannup in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bridgetown.

Things to do in Nannup

Parks Trails Outdoors
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2
nights
Bridgetown

Bridgetown ©
Bridgetown is a town in the South West region of Western Australia, approximately 270km south of Perth on the Blackwood River at the intersection of South Western Highway with Brockman Highway to Nannup and Augusta.HistoryThe area was previously known as Geegelup, which was believed to mean "place of gilgies" in the Noongar Aboriginal language, referring to the fresh water crustaceans that live in the area. On the 27th (Sun), view the masterpieces at The Rabbit Hole, then look for gifts at Ooh la Lollipop, and then do a tasting at Sunnyhurst Wines.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bridgetown itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Nannup to Bridgetown by car takes about an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Manjimup.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Golden Valley Tree Park, Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum, Greenbushes Mining Heritage Walk
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Brierley Jigsaw Gallery ©
Brierley Jigsaw Gallery
Sunnyhurst Wines ©
Sunnyhurst Wines
Golden Valley Tree Park ©
Golden Valley Tree Park

few
hours
Manjimup

Manjimup ©
Manjimup is a town in Western Australia, 307km south of the state capital, Perth. On the 29th (Tue), let the kids burn off some steam at Manjimup Timber Park, then get great views at Diamond Tree, and then learn about winemaking at The Truffle & Wine Co..

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Manjimup vacation maker tool .

Manjimup is just a stone's throw from Bridgetown. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pemberton.

Things to do in Manjimup

Fun & Games Parks Wineries
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Manjimup Timber Park ©
Manjimup Timber Park
The Truffle & Wine Co. ©
The Truffle & Wine Co.
Diamond Tree ©
Diamond Tree

1
night
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Peter Kovacsy Studio - Wood & Glass Sculpture Gallery.

To plan Pemberton vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Pemberton is just a short distance from Manjimup. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Walpole.

Things to do in Pemberton

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Pemberton Visitor Centre ©
Pemberton Visitor Centre
Peter Kovacsy Studio & Gallery ©
Peter Kovacsy Studio & Gallery
Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery ©
Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery

4
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. Get outdoors at Tree Top Walk and Walpole-Nornalup National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alkoomi Wines and Petrichor Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Mandalay Beach, go for a walk through Valley of the Giants, and take a peaceful walk through Giant Tingle Tree.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Walpole trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Pemberton to Walpole takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Denmark.

Things to do in Walpole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Valley of the Giants, Alkoomi Wines
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Mandalay Beach ©
Mandalay Beach
Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk
Walpole-Nornalup National Park ©
Walpole-Nornalup National Park

few
hours
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
On the 3rd (Sun), kick back and relax at Greens Pool and then do a tasting at Singlefile Wines.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denmark trip maker site .

You can take a bus from Walpole to Denmark in an hour. Another option is to drive. In November in Denmark, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Singlefile Wines ©
Singlefile Wines

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress and then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albany online itinerary planner .

Drive from Denmark to Albany in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress

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