36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 28 nights
train:  1​h
2
Mandurah
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Perth

28
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Mullaloo Beach. Fremantle Prison and The Nostalgia Box Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Burns Beach (in Burns Beach), Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, South Beach Recreation Reserve, & more) and Sorrento Beach (in Sorrento). Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Dedicate the 30th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Swan River, stroll through Scarborough Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Perth journey app .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in January, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mandurah.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Hillarys, City Beach, Trigg, Claremont
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
nights
Mandurah

Mandurah is a coastal city in Western Australia, situated approximately 72km south of the state capital, Perth. On the 21st (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Mandurah War Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Penguin Island. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Cohunu Koala Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mandurah trip planner .

Traveling by car from Perth to Mandurah takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Mandurah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Mandurah

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockingham, Cohunu Koala Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then kick back and relax at Anvil Beach. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Greens Pool and then examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Albany vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Mandurah to Albany by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Mandurah in February, things will get little chillier in Albany: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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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. On the 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, and then kick back and relax at Thistle Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, then kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and finally don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance travel route planning site .

Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

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