8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  1​h
1
Secret Harbour
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Eucla
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h 15​min
6
Port Adelaide
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Perth

1
day
Secret Harbour

Secret Harbour ©
On the 10th (Wed), tour the water at your own pace with Mandurah Cruises and then stroll through Secret Harbour Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Secret Harbour trip maker tool .

Perth to Secret Harbour is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Secret Harbour

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours

Side Trip

Mandurah Cruises
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Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Amaze'n Margaret River and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Secret Harbour to Margaret River in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Amaze'n Margaret River ©
Amaze'n Margaret River
Food Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at Little Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Albany journey builder website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Albany sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Esperance trip planner .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October in Esperance, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Eucla.

Things to do in Esperance

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

1
day
Eucla

Eucla
Eucla is the easternmost locality in Western Australia, located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Eyre Highway, approximately 11km west of the South Australian border. On the 15th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Eucla National Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Eucla travel route app .

Drive from Esperance to Eucla in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Port Adelaide.

Things to do in Eucla

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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1
night
Port Adelaide

Port Adelaide
Port Adelaide is the name of a region of Adelaide, approximately 14km northwest of the Adelaide CBD. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cleland Wildlife Park, take in nature's colorful creations at The Cedars, and then take in the waterfront at Glenelg Pier. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Railway Museum Port Adelaide, do a tasting at Pindarie Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Rockford Winery.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Adelaide travel route builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Eucla to Port Adelaide. The time zone difference when traveling from Eucla to Port Adelaide is 1 hour. In October in Port Adelaide, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Adelaide

#Parks, #Wineries, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Tanunda, Glenelg Pier, Cleland Wildlife Park, The Cedars
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Cleland Wildlife Park ©
Cleland Wildlife Park
The Cedars ©
The Cedars

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