8 days in Margaret River, Perth & Exmouth Itinerary

8 days in Margaret River, Perth & Exmouth Itinerary

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8 days in Margaret River, Perth & Exmouth Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly + bus:  33​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Calgary

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door, take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, then learn about winemaking at Island Brook Estate Winery, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River day trip planning tool .

Calgary, Canada to Margaret River is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Calgary to Margaret River. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Busselton Jetty, Island Brook Estate Winery, Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, then appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, then get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth online tour itinerary planner .

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. In February, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth tour planner.

Fly from Perth to Exmouth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In February, Exmouth is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 44°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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