14 days in Perth, Bunbury & Albany Itinerary

14 days in Perth, Bunbury & Albany Itinerary

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14 days in Perth, Bunbury & Albany Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bunbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Head to The House of Honey and Talijancich Winesfor some retail therapy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), John Kosovich Wines (in Baskerville) and Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, stop by Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Bells Rapids Park, and kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary planning tool .

Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Perth, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Herne Hill, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, Scarborough Beach, Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

3
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Visiting Meelup Beach and Yallingup Beach will get you outdoors. Head to Margaret River Chocolate Company and Gabriel Chocolatefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Beer Tastings & Tours in Margaret River (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Dalyellup Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bunbury tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Perth to Bunbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Bunbury

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Beer Tastings & Tours, Meelup Beach, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Dalyellup Beach ©
Dalyellup Beach
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

5
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.
Get outdoors at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Do your shopping at South Coast WoodWorks Gallery and Albany Town Hall. Step out of Albany to go to Denmark and see Singlefile Wines, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Little Beach, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, and browse the collection at Albany Public Library.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Albany trip builder tool .

Drive from Bunbury to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Albany are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Misery Beach ©
Misery Beach

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