13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

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13 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Subiaco
— 2 nights
Travel:  2​h 45​min
3
Rottnest Island
— Few hours
ferry + train:  2​h 45​min
4
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Cervantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Perth
— 2 nights
End: Perth

2
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
On the 12th (Wed), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, go for a stroll along the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour, then look for gifts at Penny Farthing Sweets, and finally get great views at Mount Brown Lookout.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Perth vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In April in Perth, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Subiaco.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trips

York, Hillarys Boat Harbour, Trigg Beach
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach
Mount Brown Lookout ©
Mount Brown Lookout

2
nights
Subiaco

Subiaco ©
Subiaco is an inner western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, north-west of Kings Park. You've now added Scarborough Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, and then hunt for treasures at Subiaco Station Street Markets. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sorrento Beach, stop by Lenard's Chicken Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, then steep yourself in history at Leighton Battery Guns, and finally make a trip to Fremantle War Memorial.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Subiaco itinerary builder.

Subiaco is just a short distance from Perth. In April, daily temperatures in Subiaco can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Subiaco

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scarborough Beach, Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, Lakeside Joondalup Shopping City, Cottesloe Beach, Sorrento Beach
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Sorrento Beach ©
Sorrento Beach
Monument Hill War Memorial ©
Monument Hill War Memorial

few
hours
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rottnest Island vacation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Subiaco to Rottnest Island with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
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Porpoise Bay ©
Porpoise Bay
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kings Park & Botanic Garden as well as Swan River. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Government House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Swan River, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Perth sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rottnest Island to Perth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Matilda Bay Reserve, Aviation Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Busselton Jetty. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at McHenry Hohnen Vintners. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Bunker Bay, then contemplate the waterfront views at Geographe Bay, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Busselton Jetty.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Giants Cave, Busselton Jetty, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Mammoth Cave
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Giants Cave ©
Giants Cave

2
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites and then explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Cervantes trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Margaret River to Cervantes by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off toPerth.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert

2
nights
Perth

Perth ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heirisson Island as well as The Bell Tower. On the 22nd (Sat), ponder the design of Water Labyrinth and then stroll through Hyde Park Perth. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, step off the mainland to explore Heirisson Island, then explore and take pictures at WACA Ground, and finally get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Perth travel planner.

You can drive from Cervantes to Perth in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cervantes to Perth. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Mon).

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Heirisson Island ©
Heirisson Island
Fraser Avenue Lookout ©
Fraser Avenue Lookout
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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