12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h
1
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Geraldton
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
3
Yallingup
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Margaret River
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth journey planning app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Exmouth is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Exmouth, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
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. On the 2nd (Thu), learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, then kick back and relax at Town Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, then look for all kinds of wild species at Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sea views from Point Moore Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Geraldton tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Geraldton takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May, Geraldton is little chillier than Exmouth - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

2
nights
Yallingup

Yallingup ©
Situated right at the southwestern tip of Australia, the town of Yallingup lies on the shore of the Indian Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks, find something for the whole family at Yallingup Maze, and then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yallingup vacation planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Geraldton to Yallingup in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Yallingup

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Busselton Jetty
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Maze ©
Yallingup Maze

1
day
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.
On the 6th (Mon), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Yallingup to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Perth Zoo and Caversham Wildlife Park. Step out of Perth with an excursion to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo, Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

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