26 days in Australia Itinerary

26 days in Australia Itinerary

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26 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 8 nights
train:  30​min
2
Fremantle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Metricup
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Mandurah
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Malaga
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
6
Whiteman
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Baskerville
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
8
Millendon
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
9
Herne Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Caversham
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Perth

8
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.
The Perth Mint and The Nostalgia Box Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Scarborough Beach and Scitech make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Keys Shopping Centre (in Clarkson) and Quinns Rocks Beach (in Quinns Rocks). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Swan River, gain a rich perspective with Explore Tours Perth, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and look for gifts at Homecraft Textiles.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Perth online attractions planner .

In November in Perth, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Fremantle.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wanneroo, Matilda Bay Reserve, Perth Zoo, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Trigg Beach
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 8:
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Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Explore Tours Perth ©
Explore Tours Perth

3
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the waterfront at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bather's Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Little Creatures, and finally don't miss a visit to The Fremantle Round House. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Cohunu Koala Park, don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Arts Centre, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fremantle trip itinerary builder app .

Fremantle is just a stone's throw from Perth. December in Fremantle sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Metricup.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Cohunu Koala Park
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Cohunu Koala Park ©
Cohunu Koala Park
South Beach Recreation Reserve ©
South Beach Recreation Reserve
The Fremantle Round House ©
The Fremantle Round House

3
nights
Metricup

Metricup ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): stop by Gabriel Chocolate, look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery, then Head underground at Jewel Cave, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Metricup trip builder tool .

You can drive from Fremantle to Metricup in 3 hours. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mandurah.

Things to do in Metricup

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Augusta, Gabriel Chocolate, Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup, Meelup Beach, Mukau Giftware & Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

2
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah ©
Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Silver Sands Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Mandurah War Memorial, kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Penguin Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mandurah online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Metricup to Mandurah in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Mandurah are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Mandurah

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Harvey, Warnbro Beach, Featured Wood Gallery & Museum, Penguin Island
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
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Warnbro Beach ©
Warnbro Beach
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Silver Sands Beach ©
Silver Sands Beach

1
night
Malaga

Malaga ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Karrinyup Shopping Centre, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mettam's Pool, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Star Swamp Bushland Reserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Malaga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mandurah to Malaga takes 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Malaga can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Whiteman.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Mettam's Pool, Karrinyup Shopping Centre, Star Swamp Bushland Reserve
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 17:
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Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool
Star Swamp Bushland Reserve ©
Star Swamp Bushland Reserve
Karrinyup Shopping Centre ©
Karrinyup Shopping Centre

2
nights
Whiteman

Whiteman ©
Home to one of Greater Perth's most popular parks, the northern suburb of Whiteman is known largely for its quintessential Australian nature and relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, then stroll through Whiteman Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bennett Brook Railway. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at The Maze, home of Outback Splash.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Whiteman online trip builder .

Whiteman is just a short distance from Malaga. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Baskerville.

Things to do in Whiteman

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, The Maze, home of Outback Splash
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
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The Maze, home of Outback Splash ©
The Maze, home of Outback Splash
Whiteman Park ©
Whiteman Park
Bennett Brook Railway ©
Bennett Brook Railway

1
night
Baskerville

Baskerville ©
Baskerville is an outer northeastern rural suburb of Perth, Western Australia, in the Swan Valley region, 31 km from Perth's central business district via Midland and Great Northern Highway. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, experience rural life at Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm, then take in the spiritual surroundings of All Saints Anglican Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Upper Reach Winery.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Baskerville trip planner .

Baskerville is just a short distance from Whiteman. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Millendon.

Things to do in Baskerville

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Henley Brook, All Saints Anglican Church
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 20:
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All Saints Anglican Church ©
All Saints Anglican Church
Upper Reach Winery ©
Upper Reach Winery
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm ©
Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm

1
night
Millendon

Millendon ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): do a tasting at Tyler's Vineyard, then do a tasting at Olive Farm Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Bells Rapids Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Millendon trip planner .

Millendon is just a short distance from Baskerville. In December in Millendon, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Herne Hill.

Things to do in Millendon

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Bells Rapids Park
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
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Olive Farm Wines ©
Olive Farm Wines
Bells Rapids Park ©
Bells Rapids Park
Tyler's Vineyard ©
Tyler's Vineyard

3
nights
Herne Hill

Herne Hill ©
On the 22nd (Sat), look for gifts at Whistlers Chocolate Co, then do a tasting at Ugly Duckling Wines, and then learn about winemaking at Windy Creek Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery, examine the collection at York Motor Museum, and then steep yourself in history at York Courthouse Complex.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Herne Hill trip itinerary planning website .

Herne Hill is just a stone's throw from Millendon. In December, daytime highs in Herne Hill are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Caversham.

Things to do in Herne Hill

Museums Wineries Childrens Museums

Side Trips

York, New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery, Ugly Duckling Wines, Whistlers Chocolate Co, Perth Observatory
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
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New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery ©
New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery
Perth Observatory ©
Perth Observatory
York Motor Museum ©
York Motor Museum

1
night
Caversham

Caversham ©
On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Matthew's Anglican Church and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste.

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

Caversham is very close to Herne Hill. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caversham

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Guildford, Providore, Lesmurdie Falls, Zanthorrea Nursery, Perth Observatory
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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Zanthorrea Nursery ©
Zanthorrea Nursery
Perth Observatory ©
Perth Observatory
Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste ©

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