8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Port Denison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Jurien Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take a tour of HMAS Sydney II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, then examine the collection at The Tin Heads, and finally explore the galleries of Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Geraldton online driving holiday planner .

Sydney to Geraldton is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Geraldton. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Geraldton, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

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

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Kalbarri

Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rainbow Jungle, get great views at Red Bluff, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kalbarri journey maker website .

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Kalbarri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Denison.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

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Port Denison

Port Denison ©
On the 19th (Thu), stroll through Granny's Beach, then don't miss a visit to The Fishermen's Memorial Lookout and Obelisk, and then kick back and relax at South Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Port Denison online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Kalbarri to Port Denison in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Port Denison can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jurien Bay.

Things to do in Port Denison

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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South Beach ©
South Beach

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Jurien Bay

Jurien Bay, is a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 220km north of Perth facing the Indian Ocean.HistoryThe coastline around Jurien Bay was first known to Europeans in the 17th century. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Sea Spray Art by Kiera, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then kick back and relax at Sandy Cape Recreation Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jurien Bay sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Port Denison to Jurien Bay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jurien Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and explore the activities along Swan River.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Perth day trip planning site .

Drive from Jurien Bay to Perth in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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