16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Dunsborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Perth

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, The Fremantle Round House, & more) and Penguin Island (in Rockingham). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Perth tour planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Perth. In March, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Meelup Beach. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, explore the fascinating underground world of Ngilgi Cave, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, do a tasting at Island Brook Estate Winery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay.

Before you visit Dunsborough, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Perth to Dunsborough takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Busselton Jetty, Island Brook Estate Winery
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

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.
You've now added Voyager Estate to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): learn about winemaking at Voyager Estate, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip app .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Lake Cave, Busselton Jetty, Whirlwind Olives and Oil
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, and appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Albany trip planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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