8 days in Geraldton & Perth Itinerary

8 days in Geraldton & Perth Itinerary

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8 days in Geraldton & Perth Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  8​h
1
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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 10th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, then steep yourself in history at Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, and finally see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Geraldton tour itinerary maker app .

Melbourne to Geraldton is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Geraldton is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Geraldton, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and Old Blythewood. Art Gallery of Western Australia and Western Australian Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Rockingham Beach (in Rockingham). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Swan River, kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, trek along Jacob's Ladder, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth tour itinerary app .

Fly from Geraldton to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Perth sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach, Old Blythewood, Cottesloe Beach
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Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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