36 days in Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

36 days in Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

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36 days in Perth & Surrounds Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 13 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Dumbleyung
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Hyden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hopetoun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Esperance
— 11 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Leonora
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Wyalkatchem
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

13
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Forge Farm Riding School. Visit The Perth Mint and St. George's Cathedral for their historical value. Dedicate the 27th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout, don't miss a visit to Lotterywest Federation Walkway, and get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary planning site .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Perth is 8 hours. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in November, you will find days in Perth are much warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Dumbleyung.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Museums
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Kayaking & Canoeing
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

2
nights
Dumbleyung

Dumbleyung
Dumbleyung is a town and shire in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 267km south-east of Perth between Wagin and Lake Grace on State Route 107.HistoryDumbleyung's name is of Aboriginal origin, coming from "Dambeling" which possibly means "large lake or inland sea" (although another source suggests it came from "dumbung", a game played with bent sticks and a hard piece of fruit). Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Bluebird Replica Dumbleyung, then examine the collection at Bluebird Discovery Centre, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dumbleyung Historical Walk. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Dumbleyung Lake Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dumbleyung road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Perth to Dumbleyung takes 3.5 hours. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hyden.

Things to do in Dumbleyung

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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3
nights
Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hippo's Yawn and Lake Magic. Escape the urban bustle at Wave Rock and Buckley's Breakaway. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Scrap Iron Sculptures, take in the pleasant sights at The Humps, pause for some photo ops at The Pioneer Memorial, and see the interesting displays at The Lace Place.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hyden trip builder website .

You can drive from Dumbleyung to Hyden in 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Hopetoun.

Things to do in Hyden

Parks Nature Museums
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Mulka's Cave ©
Mulka's Cave

1
night
Hopetoun

Hopetoun ©
Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): kick back and relax at Barrens Beach and then hike along East Mount Barren.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hopetoun trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Hyden to Hopetoun by car takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Hopetoun

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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East Mount Barren ©
East Mount Barren
Barrens Beach ©
Barrens Beach

11
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. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Esperance Museum and Esperance Stonehenge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Twilight Bay and Great Ocean Drive. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Cape Arid National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, stroll through Hellfire Bay, hike along Rotary Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Esperance trip builder site .

Drive from Hopetoun to Esperance in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Leonora.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak

1
day
Leonora

Leonora ©
Leonora is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located 833km northeast of the state capital, Perth, and 237km north of the city of Kalgoorlie.At the 2011 census, Leonora had a population of 779, 24% of which were of Aboriginal descent. On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Hoover House B&B, then get engrossed in the history at Leonora Gwalia Historical Museum, and then see a world frozen in time at Gwalia.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Leonora trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Esperance to Leonora in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Wyalkatchem.

Things to do in Leonora

Museums Historic Sites
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Hoover House B&B ©
Hoover House B&B

1
night
Wyalkatchem

Wyalkatchem ©
Wyalkatchem townsite is located in the central agricultural region, 192km east-north-east of Perth and 35km east of Dowerin. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): head outdoors with West Moto Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Wyalkatchem CBH Agricultural Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Wyalkatchem online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Leonora to Wyalkatchem in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wyalkatchem

Outdoors Museums
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West Moto Park ©
West Moto Park

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