15 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

15 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

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15 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Perth

9
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Rockingham Beach and Mullaloo Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Matilda Bay Reserve and Point Peron. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, South Beach Recreation Reserve, & more), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery (in New Norcia). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Cohunu Koala Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see the interesting displays at Aviation Heritage Museum.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Perth online day trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Perth are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Mandurah, Mullaloo Beach, Old Blythewood
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool

2
nights
Margaret River

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 7th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Gnarabup Beach, and then kick back and relax at Surfers Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, then do a tasting at Vasse Felix Winery, and then do a tasting at Brookwood Estate.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River route builder site .

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Redgate Wines, Surfers Point
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Singlefile Wines, do a tasting at Moombaki Wines, and then stroll through Peaceful Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Albany travel route planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach
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Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach
Singlefile Wines ©
Singlefile Wines
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

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