41 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

41 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia's South West tour itinerary builder

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Fly to Ravensthorpe Airport, Drive to Bremer Bay
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Bremer Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 12 nights
Drive
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Walpole
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pemberton
— 6 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 10 nights
Drive
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Bunbury
— 6 nights
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Bremer Bay

— 2 nights
Bremer Bay is a coastal town situated on the south coast of Western Australia in the Great Southern region between Albany and Esperance, at the mouth of the Bremer River. Spend the 31st (Sun) exploring nature at Fitzgerald River National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Wellstead Heritage Museum, see some colorful creatures with Bremer Bay Dive, stop by Bremer Bay General Store, and stroll through Bremer Canyon Killer whale Expeditions.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bremer Bay trip itinerary website.

Sydney to Bremer Bay is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Bremer Bay is minus 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Bremer Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Albany

— 12 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, &more). Spend the 11th (Thu) exploring nature at Torndirrup National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, step aboard Replica of the Brig Amity, and make a trip to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bremer Bay to Albany takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Walpole

— 4 nights
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. Walpole, with whom he had served aboard HMS Warspite in 1808.The first European settlers to arrive in the area were Pierre Bellanger and his family in 1909. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring nature at Mount Frankland National Park. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Walpole-Nornalup National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Tree Top Walk, explore the activities along Walpole-Nornalup Inlet, cruise along Knoll Scenic Drive, and take a peaceful walk through Giant Tingle Tree.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Walpole itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Albany to Walpole takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pemberton.

Things to do in Walpole

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Pemberton

— 6 nights
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pemberton: Greenbushes (Heritage Park, Greenbushes Discovery Centre, &more), Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum (in Boyup Brook) and Bridgetown (Ooh la Lollipop & Levanda Grove). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Gloucester Tree, admire the engineering at Big Brook Dam, get outside with Understory Art and Nature, and make a trip to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Pemberton trip planner.

You can drive from Walpole to Pemberton in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Margaret River

— 10 nights
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.
Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Augusta (Jewel Cave, Moondyne Cave, &more), Yallingup (Cape Naturaliste Vineyard, Ngilgi Cave, &more) and Dunsborough (Geographe Bay, Meelup Beach, &more). On the 24th (Wed), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 25th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock.

Start your trip to Margaret River by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Pemberton to Margaret River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bunbury

— 6 nights
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bunbury: Harvey (Harvey River Estate, Stirling Cottage, &more), Oakway Estate Wines (in Donnybrook) and Wonnerup (in Wonnerup). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with All Sea Charters, steep yourself in history at Dardanup Heritage Park, shop like a local with Bunbury Farmers Market, and take an in-depth tour of South West Rail & Heritage Centre.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bunbury day trip planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Bunbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bunbury

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips