9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  30​min
1
Fremantle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Dunsborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Perth

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, browse the different shops at Garden City Shopping Centre, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fremantle driving holiday planner.

Perth to Fremantle is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perth, Garden City Shopping Centre, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

2
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. On the 24th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, explore the activities along Bunker Bay, and then kick back and relax at Meelup Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Yallingup Beach, stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, then do a tasting at Redgate Wines, then Head underground at Lake Cave, and finally do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dunsborough visit planner.

Traveling by car from Fremantle to Dunsborough takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margaret River Chocolate Company, Lake Cave, Redgate Wines, Yallingup Beach, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Greens Pool and Little Beach. National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: South Coast WoodWorks Gallery (in Youngs Siding) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, don't miss a visit to Mt Melville Lookout, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany online road trip planner .

You can drive from Dunsborough to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery, Cosy Corner Beach
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, and then kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Broome trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Broome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. In November, Broome is much hotter than Albany - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

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