10 days in Western Australia Itinerary

10 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Dunsborough
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Sydney

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 25th (Fri): kick back and relax at Little Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Lights Beach, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary app.

Sydney to Albany is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Albany due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get a bit cooler in Albany: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach

3
nights
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. Explore hidden gems such as Meelup Beach and Smiths Beach. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Geographe Bay, learn about winemaking at Cape Naturaliste Vineyard, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and stroll through Dunsborough Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dunsborough online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Dunsborough takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Bunker Bay
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Smiths Beach ©
Smiths Beach
Geographe Bay ©
Geographe Bay

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scitech and Matilda Bay Reserve. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, go for a walk through Lotterywest Federation Walkway, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Queens Gardens.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Dunsborough to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Matilda Bay Reserve
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Scitech ©
Scitech
St. Mary's Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Cathedral

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