18 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

18 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

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18 days in Perth, Margaret River & Albany Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Berlin

5
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: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Pack the 7th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Perth tour itinerary planner .

Berlin, Germany to Perth is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 7 hours. In January, daytime highs in Perth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
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'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Dunsborough (Geographe Bay, Meelup Beach, & more), Busselton (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Busselton Jetty) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). Spend the 8th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Jarvis Estate, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and stop by House of Cards Wines.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip website .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Augusta, Boranup, Busselton
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, stroll through Goode Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Albany online travel route builder .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can 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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