8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  29​h
1
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Dunsborough
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Newark


1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, then contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fraser Avenue Lookout.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Perth trip itinerary maker tool .

Newark, USA to Perth is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Newark to Perth due to the time zone difference. In January, Perth is warmer than Newark - with highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
night
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dunsborough journey planner .

Getting from Perth to Dunsborough by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Yallingup
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get great views at Padre White Lookout, then appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, then contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, then contemplate the long history of Princess Royal Fortress, and finally stroll through Middleton Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albany travel planner.

You can drive from Dunsborough to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Albany are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
Replica of the Brig Amity ©
Replica of the Brig Amity

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