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:  7​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth online itinerary maker .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Perth is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Busselton Jetty (in Busselton) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, Head underground at Lake Cave, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and do a tasting at Willespie.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Augusta, Willespie, Meelup Beach, Busselton Jetty
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
On the 23rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool.

Plan my day in Albany using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

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