8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Exmouth
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
2
Busselton
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Yallingup
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then contemplate the long history of Potshot Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary builder app .

Sydney to Exmouth is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Exmouth. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Exmouth: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Busselton.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

1
night
Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
On the 17th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Busselton online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Busselton in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yallingup.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Boranup, Margaret River
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

1
night
Yallingup

Yallingup ©
Situated right at the southwestern tip of Australia, the town of Yallingup lies on the shore of the Indian Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, then Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yallingup online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Busselton to Yallingup in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Yallingup

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Grace Wines, Meelup Beach
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Ngilgi Cave ©
Ngilgi Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks

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 & Fremantle Markets) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Yallingup to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Caversham Wildlife Park
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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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