9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Esperance
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Coral Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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. Escape the urban bustle at Great Ocean Drive and Ten Mile Lagoon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Esperance Museum and Thistle Cove. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, take in the exciting artwork at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, stroll through Lucky Bay, and don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Esperance travel route website .

Sydney to Esperance is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Esperance is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for little chillier nights in Esperance, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

1
night
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Coral Bay itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Coral Bay in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and then don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon online day trip planner .

Drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Aspects of Kings Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Perth visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Carnarvon to Perth. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Carnarvon in April, with highs in Perth at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral