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 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Newark


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day
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): take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Mettam's Pool, and then enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach.

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Newark, USA to Perth is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Perth is 13 hours. Traveling from Newark in January, expect Perth to be much warmer, temps between 90°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mettam's Pool, City Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Caves Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, then experience rural life at Margaret River Venison Farm, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yallingup Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Margaret River trip planner .

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Sugarloaf Rock
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Caves Road ©
Caves Road
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Sunflowers Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

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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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, then kick back and relax at Nanarup Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Lowlands Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and then stroll through Middleton Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Albany day trip tool .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daytime highs in Albany are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Nanarup Beach ©
Nanarup Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

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