5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Perth
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Geraldton
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 14th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perth visit planner .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Perth due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 38°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Art Gallery of Western Australia ©
Art Gallery of Western Australia

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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 15th (Tue): stop by Gabriel Chocolate, kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at JahRoc Galleries, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Meelup Beach
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
JahRoc Galleries ©
JahRoc Galleries
Gabriel Chocolate ©
Gabriel Chocolate

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night
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. On the 17th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, don't miss a visit to Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, and then see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geraldton holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Geraldton in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums
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Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre ©
Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre

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