20 days in Perth, Margaret River & Exmouth Itinerary

20 days in Perth, Margaret River & Exmouth Itinerary

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20 days in Perth, Margaret River & Exmouth Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 15​min
4
Exmouth
— 7 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
End: Perth

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bather's Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Crown Perth, meet the residents at AQWA, and then wander the streets of Northbridge.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Perth online vacation builder .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Perth are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bather's Beach, AQWA, Crown Perth
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AQWA ©
AQWA
Bather's Beach ©
Bather's Beach
Northbridge ©
Northbridge

7
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.
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Brookwood Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Meelup Beach and Cowaramup Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Smiths Beach, & more), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dunsborough). Spend the 8th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: Head underground at Lake Cave, shop like a local with Margaret River Chocolate Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online journey maker .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Boranup, Augusta, Cowaramup
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Perth itinerary planner.

Getting from Margaret River to Perth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Exmouth on the 11th (Sun).
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Kings Park War Memorial ©
Kings Park War Memorial

7
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Reef. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Osprey Bay. There's much more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore and take pictures at Cape Range National Park, and stroll through Town Beach.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Exmouth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In August, Exmouth is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 31°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
On the 18th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Western Australian Museum - Perth. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, try to win big at Crown Perth, and then meet the residents at AQWA.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Perth travel planner.

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in August, things will get slightly colder in Perth: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Point Peron, AQWA, Crown Perth, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley
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AQWA ©
AQWA
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
Western Australian Museum - Perth ©
Western Australian Museum - Perth

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