18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Perth

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 Rockingham Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Mandurah (Dolphin Quay, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, & more), Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro) and Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, identify plant and animal life at Point Peron, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandurah, Fremantle, Trigg, Rockingham, Warnbro Beach
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Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool
Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach

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 9th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, then learn about winemaking at Voyager Estate, and finally do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Cape Mentelle Wines, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River journey planner.

You can 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 on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Redgate Wines, Surfers Point, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Redgate Wines ©
Redgate Wines
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Conspicuous Cliff, then do a tasting at Moombaki Wines, and then stroll through Ocean Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Anvil Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Lights Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Denmark attractions site .

Drive from Margaret River to Denmark in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Conspicuous Cliff
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Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, then stroll through Goode Beach, and then stroll through Misery Beach. On your second day here, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Skywalk.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Albany online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Albany sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Granite Skywalk
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Granite Skywalk ©
Granite Skywalk
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

3
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, then hike along Rotary Lookout, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at West Beach, then kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Esperance trip planner .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. March in Esperance sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Rotary Lookout ©
Rotary Lookout
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

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