7 days in Esperance & Albany Itinerary

7 days in Esperance & Albany Itinerary

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7 days in Esperance & Albany Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Esperance
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Albany
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

2
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. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Drive, then kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, and then trek along Rotary Lookout.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Esperance travel planner .

Sydney to Esperance is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Esperance is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Esperance, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak
Rotary Lookout ©
Rotary Lookout

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bluff Knoll and Granite Skywalk. Get outdoors at Elephant Rocks and Porongurup National Park. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress, make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Albany trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Albany are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Granite Skywalk, Porongurup National Park, Bluff Knoll, Elephant Rocks
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
Granite Skywalk ©
Granite Skywalk

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