15 days in Western Australia & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia & Greater Melbourne Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  24​h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Fremantle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
5
St Kilda
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Santiago

2
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.
Head to Entopia Wines and Karrinyup Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Perth Mint and Talijancich Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: The House of Honey (in Herne Hill), Ocean Keys Shopping Centre (in Clarkson) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and stop by Twilight Hawkers Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Perth tour itinerary planner .

Santiago, Chile to Perth is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Santiago to Perth. In July, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Caversham Wildlife Park, Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre, Entopia Wines
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Cave and Hamelin Bay. Do your shopping at Treeton Fine Wood Studio and Margaret River Chocolate Company. Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). Spend the 11th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Gabriel Chocolate.

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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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Augusta, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Gabriel Chocolate, Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 13th (Sat), shop like a local with Fremantle Markets, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to The Fremantle Round House, and finally examine the collection at The Shipwreck Galleries.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fremantle online trip planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Shipwreck Galleries ©
The Shipwreck Galleries

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tulki Beach and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth route planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Fremantle to Exmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Fremantle in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to St Kilda.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

3
nights
St Kilda

St Kilda ©
St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District. Head to Westfield Doncaster and in. cube8r Galleryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Scienceworks and St Mark's Anglican Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St Kilda: Dandenong Ranges National Park (in Dandenong) and Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Kilda Beach, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Holocaust Centre, look for gifts at Vintage Garage, and relax in the rural setting at Collingwood Children's Farm.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our St Kilda online holiday maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to St Kilda in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Exmouth to St Kilda is 2 hours. In July, St Kilda is slightly colder than Exmouth - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St Kilda

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Fitzroy, Elsternwick, Werribee Open Range Zoo, Westfield Doncaster, St Mark's Anglican Church
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Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo
St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Dandenong Ranges National Park ©
Dandenong Ranges National Park

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