9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  3​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  8​h 45​min
4
Rottnest Island
— 1 night
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
5
Perth
— 2 nights
End: Perth

1
night
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 8th (Sat): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River holiday builder tool .

Perth to Margaret River is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours
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Beer Tastings & 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, then explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks, then make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, and finally browse the collection at Albany Public Library.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in Albany sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Denmark
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Replica of the Brig Amity ©
Replica of the Brig Amity

1
night
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, walk around Esperance Foreshore, then trek along Rotary Lookout, then look for gifts at Mermaid Leather, and finally don't miss a visit to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance road trip tool .

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Rotary Lookout ©
Rotary Lookout
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Esperance Foreshore ©
Esperance Foreshore

1
night
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at The Basin, steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, then stroll through Salmon Bay, and finally explore the striking landscape at Henrietta Rocks.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rottnest Island trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Esperance to Rottnest Island in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

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The Basin ©
The Basin
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery
Henrietta Rocks ©
Henrietta Rocks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

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Fremantle Prison
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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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