8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
West Swan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
York
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Esperance
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 9th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and then see the interesting displays at The Shipwreck Galleries. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Western Australian Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Fremantle Markets.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fremantle online attractions planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Fremantle is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. In May, Fremantle is much colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to West Swan.

Things to do in Fremantle

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

1
night
West Swan

West Swan ©
West Swan is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan local government area. On the 11th (Sat), putt your heart out at The Vines Mini Golf, then do a tasting at Pandemonium Estate, then stroll around Whiteman Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our West Swan attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Fremantle to West Swan takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in West Swan can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in West Swan

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Whiteman, Pandemonium Estate, The Vines Mini Golf
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Whiteman Park ©
Whiteman Park
Pandemonium Estate ©
Pandemonium Estate

1
night
York

York ©
York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): admire the striking features of York Courthouse Complex, stop by Penny Farthing Sweets, admire the striking features of York Town Hall, then examine the collection at York Residency Museum, then snap pictures at Avon River Suspension Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mount Brown Lookout.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the York trip planner .

You can drive from West Swan to York in 1.5 hours. May in York sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in York

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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York Residency Museum ©
York Residency Museum
Penny Farthing Sweets ©
Penny Farthing Sweets
Mount Brown Lookout ©
Mount Brown Lookout

1
day
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. On the 13th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Esperance route maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from York to Esperance. While traveling from York, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Esperance, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and then stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden. On your second day here, make a trip to Spanda, then take some stellar pictures from Elizabeth Quay, then pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and finally admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

To find out how to plan a trip to Perth, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Perth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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