8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  8​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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 17th (Sun): kick back and relax at City Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Perth tour planner.

Brisbane to Perth is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Perth is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Perth, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockingham Beach, City Beach
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City Beach ©
City Beach
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden

3
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Margaret River Mouth Beach and Surfers Point. Step off the beaten path and head to Gnarabup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Yallingup (Injidup Beach & Yallingup Beach) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's more to do: do a tasting at Brookwood Estate.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River journey maker app .

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Yallingup, McLeod Creek Wines, Brookwood Estate, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Peaceful Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip site .

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. November in Albany sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Peaceful Bay
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

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