13 days in Australia Itinerary

13 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia travel planner

Make it your trip
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Melbourne
— 4 nights
Fly
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Perth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Scarborough
— 1 night
Fly
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Esperance
— 3 nights
Bus to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie, Fly to Melbourne

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Melbourne

— 4 nights

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Take a break from Melbourne with a short trip to The Great Ocean Road in Torquay, about 1h 35 min away. Dedicate the 16th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, walk around Fitzroy Gardens, meet the residents at Melbourne Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Melbourne trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Melbourne. In March in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Perth.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Perth

— 4 nights

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Top Gun Tours (in West Swan) and Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Prison, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at The Goods Shed, and see Life Wellness Massage Therapy.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Perth travel app.

Fly from Melbourne to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Scarborough.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Scarborough

— 1 night
On the 23rd (Tue), go for a stroll along the water at Hillarys Boat Harbour, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Scarborough trip planning website.

Scarborough is very close to Perth. In March in Scarborough, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Esperance.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Esperance

— 3 nights
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. On the 24th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Anything & Everything Esperance, kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, then cruise along Great Ocean Drive, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Esperance trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Scarborough to Esperance in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Scarborough in March: highs in Esperance hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Australia travel guide

4.6
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Specialty Museums
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.