8 days in Albany, Margaret River Region & Perth Itinerary

8 days in Albany, Margaret River Region & Perth Itinerary

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8 days in Albany, Margaret River Region & Perth Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany route planning site .

Singapore, Singapore to Albany is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore in August, things will get cooler in Albany: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). Spend the 14th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and learn about winemaking at McHenry Hohnen Vintners.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River journey planning website .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

3
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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Western Australian Maritime Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth travel route planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Perth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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