15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Esperance
— 3 nights
2
Albany
— 3 nights
3
Margaret River
— 4 nights
4
Fremantle
— 4 nights

3
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lucky Bay and Esperance Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay. There's still lots to do: get great views at Frenchman's Peak, steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, trek along Rotary Lookout, and view the masterpieces at Anything & Everything Esperance.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Esperance trip planner.

Melbourne to Esperance is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Greens Pool and Shelley Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Little Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Lights Beach & Elephant Rocks). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, make a trip to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, and contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Albany trip planner.

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Esperance in January, expect nights in Albany to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Lights Beach ©
Lights 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hamelin Bay and Meelup Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Caves Road and Sugarloaf Rock. Venture out of the city with trips to Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste), Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach) and Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Vasse Felix Winery, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, shop like a local with JahRoc Galleries, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Margaret River Mouth Beach.

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You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Cape Naturaliste, Yallingup, Surfers Point, Happs Winery and Cellar Door
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

4
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and Whalers Tunnel. Visiting Rockingham Beach and Mullaloo Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fremantle: Mettam's Pool (in Trigg), Point Peron (in Rockingham) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through City Beach, contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

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Traveling by car from Margaret River to Fremantle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockingham, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Mettam's Pool, Mullaloo Beach, City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

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