26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 18 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Perth

18
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Rockingham Beach and City Beach. Explore hidden gems such as New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and Point Peron. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Cohunu Koala Park (in Byford), Upper Reach Winery (in Baskerville) and Old Blythewood (in Pinjarra). Make the 8th (Thu) an awe-inspiring day at Lane Pool Reserve. Spend the 6th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Stirling Cottage, enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, and see Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Perth online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Trigg, Lancelin, Harvey
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Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City 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 10th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gnarabup Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, then learn about winemaking at Vasse Felix Winery, and finally do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River sightseeing site .

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Redgate Wines
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Redgate Wines ©
Redgate Wines
Cape Grace Wines ©
Cape Grace Wines

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Western Australian Museum - Albany, then contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kalgan River. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress and then identify plant and animal life at Albany Heritage Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany trip app .

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 November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Western Australian Museum - Albany ©
Western Australian Museum - Albany
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pink Lake as well as Section Glass Gallery. On the 10th (Sat), explore the activities along Pink Lake, steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, shop like a local with Section Glass Gallery, don't miss a visit to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing, and finally kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach. Keep things going the next day: hike along Rotary Lookout, then don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, and then look for gifts at Mermaid Leather.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Esperance trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Perth to Esperance in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in November, you will find days in Esperance are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Rotary Lookout ©
Rotary Lookout
Esperance Stonehenge ©
Esperance Stonehenge

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