14 days in Australia's South West, Hopetoun & Esperance Itinerary

14 days in Australia's South West, Hopetoun & Esperance Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Australia vacation planner

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Bunbury
— 1 night
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Pemberton
— 1 night
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Denmark
— 4 nights
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Hopetoun
— 1 night
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Esperance
— 4 nights
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Bunbury

— 1 night
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dolphin Discovery Centre. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Bunbury Farmers Market, see majestic marine mammals with Dolphin Discovery Centre, and then make a trip to Marlston Hill Lookout Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Wonnerup and then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bunbury vacation tool.

Perth to Bunbury is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Bunbury

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

Pemberton

— 1 night
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pemberton itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bunbury to Pemberton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll set off for Denmark on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Denmark

— 4 nights
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walpole (Giant Tingle Tree, Petrichor Gallery, &more). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool, delve into the lush surroundings at Monkey Rock, enjoy the sand and surf at Lights Beach, and trek along Mokare Heritage Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Denmark trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Pemberton to Denmark takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Denmark are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Albany

— 2 nights
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.
Albany is known for museums, nature, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, and make a trip to Albany Wind Farm.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany trip planner.

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hopetoun.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Hopetoun

— 1 night
Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Barrens Beach and then trek along East Mount Barren.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hopetoun trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Albany to Hopetoun takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Hopetoun

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Esperance

— 4 nights
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Lucky Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, and don't miss a visit to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Esperance tour itinerary website.

Getting from Hopetoun to Esperance by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature