11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Scarborough
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Wembley Downs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Coral Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a coastal suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located approximately 14 km northwest of the city centre in the City of Stirling local government area. On the 1st (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach and then appreciate the history behind The watchers. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Whiteman Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, and then go for a stroll along the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Scarborough online journey builder .

Melbourne to Scarborough is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Scarborough is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Scarborough: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wembley Downs.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Whiteman, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Cottesloe Beach
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Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Hillarys Boat Harbour ©
Hillarys Boat Harbour

1
night
Wembley Downs

Wembley Downs ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Matilda Bay Reserve, then putt your heart out at Wembley Golf Course Perth, and then have fun at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Wembley Downs day trip site .

Wembley Downs is very close to Scarborough. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Wembley Downs

Fun & Games Golf Parks

Side Trips

City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing, Matilda Bay Reserve
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Wembley Golf Course Perth ©
Wembley Golf Course Perth
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

2
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, and finally brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads, head off the coast to Abrolhos Islands, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Geraldton road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wembley Downs to Geraldton. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Abrolhos Islands
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Back Beach ©
Back Beach
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

1
night
Kalbarri

Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Rainbow Jungle, then get great views at Red Bluff, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kalbarri trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Geraldton to Kalbarri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

1
night
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coral Bay tour builder app .

Getting from Kalbarri to Coral Bay by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

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You can drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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