8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Australia tour planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly + bus:  18​h 45​min
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 day
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Colombo

1
night
Margaret River

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, then kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, and finally do a tasting at Hay Shed Hill, The Cellar. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Gabriel Chocolate, then kick back and relax at Yallingup Beach, then do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, and finally learn about winemaking at Vasse Felix Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Margaret River trip builder app .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Margaret River is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Cowaramup, Meelup Beach, Hay Shed Hill, The Cellar
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum and Point King Lighthouse. Get some historical perspective at Princess Royal Fortress and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Spend the 27th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, stroll through Middleton Beach, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May in Albany, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum
Point King Lighthouse ©
Point King Lighthouse

1
day
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Goldfields, explore and take pictures at The Superpit, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, then get engrossed in the history at Hannans North Tourist Mine, and finally make a trip to Questa Casa.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalgoorlie-Boulder online road trip planner .

You can fly from Albany to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. May in Kalgoorlie-Boulder sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Questa Casa ©
Questa Casa

Similar Plans

11 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM BRUNEI February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM BERMUDA April, teens, kids, relaxing, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, relaxing, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Find a travel specialist
TRAVEL AGENT