5 days in Australia Itinerary

5 days in Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Busselton
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Dunsborough
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Perth

1
day
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
On the 10th (Mon), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Busselton travel route planner .

Perth to Busselton is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. On the 11th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dunsborough road trip planning app .

Dunsborough is just a stone's throw from Busselton. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yallingup Beach
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse ©
Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

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 12th (Wed): Head underground at Mammoth Cave, then Head underground at Lake Cave, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dunsborough to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Augusta.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Cape Grace Wines, Surfers Point
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. On the 14th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, delve into the distant past at Hamelin Bay Jetty, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, then contemplate the long history of Water wheel, and finally examine the collection at Augusta Historical Museum.

Discover how to plan a Augusta trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Augusta is very close to Margaret River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Augusta

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hamelin Bay Jetty
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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Water wheel ©
Water wheel

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