9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Busselton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Perth. In October, daytime highs in Perth are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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nights
Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Busselton trip planning website .

You can drive from Perth to Busselton in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours

Side Trip

Margaret River
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip site .

Drive from Busselton to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

1
night
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach, then don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

For photos and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Albany to Broome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Albany in November: high temperatures in Broome hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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