18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
train + ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 1 day
ferry + train:  1​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bunbury
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Busselton
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
6
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Pemberton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Walpole
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Albany
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Hopetoun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Esperance
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary website .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Perth Zoo
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Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo

1
day
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 3rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, take an in-depth tour of Rottnest Island Museum, stroll through Ricey Beach, then see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Henrietta Rocks.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rottnest Island vacation maker website .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Perth to Rottnest Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. April in Rottnest Island sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery
Rottnest Island Museum ©
Rottnest Island Museum

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Visiting Rockingham Beach and Mullaloo Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Warnbro Beach and Trigg Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Point Peron (in Rockingham). See some other sides of Perth: appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, look for gifts at Aspects of Kings Park, and stroll around Claisebrook Cove.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Perth online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockingham, Mullaloo Beach, Trigg Beach, Warnbro Beach, Fremantle Prison
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach

few
hours
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin Discovery Centre.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bunbury trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Perth to Bunbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Busselton.

Things to do in Bunbury

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin Discovery Centre ©
Dolphin Discovery Centre

few
hours
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Busselton Jetty.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Busselton trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Busselton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty

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.
You've added Leeuwin Estate, Hamelin Bay, Lake Cave, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Dirty Detours Mountain Bike Adventures.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Margaret River trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Busselton to Margaret River by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pemberton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lake Cave
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Leeuwin Estate ©
Leeuwin Estate
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

1
night
Pemberton

Pemberton
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Pemberton trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Pemberton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Walpole.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
day
Walpole

Walpole ©
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Valley of the Giants Tree Tops Walk and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Walpole online road trip planner .

You can drive from Pemberton to Walpole in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Denmark.

Things to do in Walpole

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Valley of the Giants Tree Tops Walk ©

1
night
Denmark

Denmark
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Denmark trip simple and quick.

You can take a bus from Walpole to Denmark in an hour. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Denmark are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Nature
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1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gap and Natural Bridge as well as National Anzac Centre. Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then stroll through Granite Skywalk.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Albany sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hopetoun.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock
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Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock ©
Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

1
night
Hopetoun

Hopetoun
Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Hopetoun trip maker app .

You can drive from Albany to Hopetoun in 4 hours. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toEsperance.

Things to do in Hopetoun

Outdoors Parks Trails
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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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thistle Cove and Lucky Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Great Ocean Drive and Ten Mile Lagoon. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach, stop by Mermaid Leather, and view the masterpieces at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Esperance itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Hopetoun to Esperance by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Esperance, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

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

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