18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 4 nights
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: London

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Cottesloe Beach and Perth Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 8 hours. When traveling from London in April, plan for warmer days in Perth, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Adventure World Perth Australia ©
Adventure World Perth Australia
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Busselton Jetty (in Busselton) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). Spend the 12th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, and look for gifts at Margaret River Winemakers.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River online trip maker .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, McLeod Creek Wines, Busselton Jetty, Meelup Beach
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Sunflowers Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

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.
Attractions like Greens Pool and Middleton Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Albany with an excursion to Elephant Rocks in Denmark--about 1 hour away. Spend the 18th (Thu) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and make a trip to Albany Wind Farm.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary planning tool .

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 April, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Bring the kids along to Shark Diving and Wobiri Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, look for gifts at Exmouth Tackle & Camping Supplies, look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef, and take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth road trip planner.

You can fly from Albany to Exmouth in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Albany in April, things will get a bit warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 38°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Car & Boat Hire ©
Ningaloo Car & Boat Hire

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