17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  3​h
1
Yallingup
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Margaret River
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Porongurup
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Porongurup National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bridgetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Fremantle
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Perth
— 2 nights
End: Perth

3
nights
Yallingup

Yallingup ©
Situated right at the southwestern tip of Australia, the town of Yallingup lies on the shore of the Indian Ocean.
You've added Canal Rocks, Bush Shack Brewery, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Injidup Beach and Geographe Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stirling Cottage and Featured Wood Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Windance Estate Wines.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yallingup vacation planner.

Perth to Yallingup is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Yallingup is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Yallingup

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Stirling Cottage, Featured Wood Gallery & Museum
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Injidup Beach ©
Injidup Beach
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Stirling Cottage ©
Stirling Cottage

1
day
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.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River custom trip planner.

Margaret River is very close to Yallingup. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Porongurup.

Things to do in Margaret River

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Giants Cave
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Giants Cave ©
Giants Cave

3
nights
Porongurup

Porongurup ©
Porongurup is the name of a small mountain range in the Shire of Plantagenet in Western Australia (see Porongurup National Park for information about the range itself) and of a small village on the northern slopes of the range. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bluff Knoll and Castle Rock Estate. When in Porongurup, make a side trip to see Wellstead Museum in Bremer Bay, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Ironwood Estate Wines.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Porongurup trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Porongurup takes 4 hours. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Porongurup National Park.

Things to do in Porongurup

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wellstead Heritage Museum, Bluff Knoll
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Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
Castle Rock Estate ©
Castle Rock Estate

few
hours
Porongurup National Park

Porongurup National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Granite Sky Walk as well as Shelley Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Porongurup National Park travel itinerary planner.

Porongurup National Park is just a stone's throw from Porongurup. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bridgetown.

Things to do in Porongurup National Park

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Shelley Beach
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Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock ©
Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

4
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Big Brook Dam and Gloucester National Park. Get outdoors at Pemberton Mountain Bike Park and Cambray Cheese. Explore Bridgetown's surroundings by going to Nannup (Timberline Trail & Barrabup Pool).

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bridgetown online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Porongurup National Park to Bridgetown in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Fremantle.

Things to do in Bridgetown

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pemberton, Nannup
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Pemberton Mountain Bike Park ©
Pemberton Mountain Bike Park
Gloucester National Park ©
Gloucester National Park
Barrabup Pool ©
Barrabup Pool

4
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Fremantle Round House and Fremantle Prison. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Beach Recreation Reserve and Warnbro Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Safety Bay), Mandurah (Silver Sands Beach & Halls Head Beach) and Point Peron (in Rockingham). There's much more to do: let little ones run wild at Esplanade Park, make a trip to Leighton Battery Guns, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Hunt Experience Perth, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Leighton Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Fremantle itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bridgetown to Fremantle takes 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mandurah, Leighton Battery Guns, Point Peron, Warnbro Beach
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Halls Head Beach ©
Halls Head Beach
Point Peron ©
Point Peron
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St George’s Cathedral, kick back and relax at City Beach, and then get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mettam's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanchep Lagoon Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Perth online itinerary creator.

Perth is just a stone's throw from Fremantle. In April, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

City Beach, Yanchep Lagoon Beach, Mettam's Pool
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St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
City Beach ©
City Beach
Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool

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