9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  31​h
1
Fremantle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Fly:  37​h
End: Minneapolis


3
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fremantle: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill) and Perth (Kings Park & Botanic Garden, The Perth Mint, & more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Fremantle day trip planning website .

Minneapolis, USA to Fremantle is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a 14 hour difference. In January, Fremantle is much warmer than Minneapolis - with highs of 91°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Perth, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Talijancich Wines
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Busselton Jetty (in Busselton) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Spend the 7th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. It doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Margaret River online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Fremantle to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Meelup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, Busselton Jetty, Mammoth Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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