9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist and Vancouver Arts Centre. Get outdoors at Anvil Beach and Emu Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Little Beach and stroll through Nanarup Beach.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Albany road trip app .

Adelaide to Albany is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Albany is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Adelaide, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Anvil Beach
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vasse Felix Winery and Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Get in touch with nature at Surfers Point and Hamelin Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Cape Naturaliste (Bunker Bay & Sugarloaf Rock). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach, cruise along Caves Road, experience rural life at Margaret River Venison Farm, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Surfers Point
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Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to The Fremantle Round House, then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison, and then stroll through Rockingham Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint and then tour the pleasant surroundings at City Beach.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Perth holiday planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Perth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, City Beach, Rockingham Beach
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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