10 days in Western Australia Itinerary

10 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Fremantle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, thentake an in-depth tour of WA Shipwrecks Museum, thenmake a trip to The Fremantle Round House, and finally contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fremantle trip planner.

Sydney to Fremantle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Fremantle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Fremantle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Fremantle

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Perth, Rockingham Beach, City Beach
Highlights from your plan
City Beach ©
City Beach
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

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.
Visiting Canal Rocks and Sunflowers Animal Farm will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hamelin Bay and Yallingup Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Cape Naturaliste (Sugarloaf Rock & Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Surfers Point, look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products, do a tasting at Brown Hill Estate, and kick back and relax at Gnarabup Beach.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fremantle to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Naturaliste, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Meelup Beach, Hamelin Bay Jetty
Highlights from your plan
Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Little Beach, stroll through Emu Point, thenkick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and finally get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Albany itinerary planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Elephant Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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