8 days in Perth, Margaret River & Fremantle Itinerary

8 days in Perth, Margaret River & Fremantle Itinerary

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8 days in Perth, Margaret River & Fremantle Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Fremantle
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
End: Perth

1
night
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 20th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Perth trip builder app .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll set off for Margaret River on the 21st (Mon).

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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bunbury Wildlife Park, Smiths Beach, Yallingup Maze, and other attractions you added. Kids will enjoy Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. Step out of Margaret River with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Busselton--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Brown Hill Estate, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and let little ones run wild at Margaret River Rotary Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planning tool .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Busselton, Bunbury Wildlife Park, Brown Hill Estate
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

2
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Scots Presbyterian Church, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cottesloe Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House and then step off the mainland to explore Penguin Island.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fremantle road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Fremantle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Penguin Island, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island

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