12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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1
Albany
— 2 nights
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
3
Fremantle
— 3 nights
4
Exmouth
— 3 nights

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpostĀ 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.
On the 11th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany, thensee the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, thencontemplate the long history of Point King Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, and then kick back and relax at Lights Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Albany travel route builder tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Albany is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in March, things will get colder in Albany: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get in on the family fun at Climbtastic, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip maker tool.

Getting from Albany to Margaret River by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Busselton, Augusta, Island Brook Estate Winery, Meelup Beach
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

3
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Fremantle: Zig Zag Scenic Drive (in Gooseberry Hill), Swan River (in Perth) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at Fremantle Prison, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fremantle road trip planning website.

Drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Fremantle are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Perth, Zig Zag Scenic Drive, Perth War Cemetery and Annex, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 19th (Thu), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then kick back and relax at Bundegi Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth day trip website.

You can fly from Fremantle to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Fremantle in March: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Spas

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