17 days in Perth & Esperance Itinerary

17 days in Perth & Esperance Itinerary

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17 days in Perth & Esperance Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Esperance
— 8 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

8
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 discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Matilda Bay Reserve. Popular historic sites such as Fremantle Prison and Stirling Cottage are in your itinerary. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Rockingham (Rockingham Beach & Point Peron) and New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery (in New Norcia). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Cohunu Koala Park, explore the activities along Swan River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, and kick back and relax at City Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth travel planner .

Melbourne to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Perth due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: highs in Perth hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Rockingham, Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Stirling Cottage, Cohunu Koala Park
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Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
City Beach ©
City Beach
Point Peron ©
Point Peron

8
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Relax by the water at Twilight Bay and Blue Haven Beach. Get some cultural insight at Esperance Stonehenge and Esperance Museum. Spend the 14th (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, hike along Rotary Lookout, get a taste of the local shopping with Section Glass Gallery, and admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive.

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You can fly from Perth to Esperance in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Esperance sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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