36 days in Australia Itinerary

36 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 3 nights
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Bunbury
— 2 nights
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Dunsborough
— 3 nights
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Margaret River
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 3 nights
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Bremer Bay
— 3 nights
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Ravensthorpe
— 2 nights
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Esperance
— 2 nights
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Norseman
— 2 nights
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Ceduna
— 2 nights
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Port Lincoln
— 2 nights
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Port Augusta
— 2 nights
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Adelaide
— 2 nights
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Perth

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.
Bring the kids along to Adventure World and The Perth Mint. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Fremantle Prison). There's lots more to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and steep yourself in history at Norm wrightson hairway.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Perth day trip app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Perth is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Zurich to Perth. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in January: high temperatures in Perth hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Bunbury

Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with Dolphin Discovery Centre, then take in panoramic vistas at Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bunbury Wildlife Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Apple Fun Park, then browse the fresh offerings at Bunbury Farmers Market, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Koombana Bay.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bunbury trip planner.

Drive from Perth to Bunbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Side Trip

3
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Dunsborough

Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. On the 3rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Dunsborough Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and finally explore the activities along Bunker Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, then let the kids burn off some steam at Simmo's Icecreamery, then Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, and finally kick back and relax at Yallingup Beach.

Find out how to plan Dunsborough trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Dunsborough takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

3
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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.
Attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Gnarabup Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Water wheel, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, &more). On the 6th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, admire the natural beauty at Margaret River Organic Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Surfers Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dunsborough to Margaret River takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

3
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Albany

Founded as a military outpost in 1826, Albany is the oldest town in Western Australia, just barely gaining this title by being settled two years earlier than Fremantle and Perth.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Harewood Forest, stroll through Greens Pool, then explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks, and finally stop by The Denmark Heritage Cider Company. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then don't miss a visit to Field of Light: Avenue of Honour, and finally stroll through Little Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip planning website.

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Albany sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bremer Bay.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Bremer Bay

Bremer Bay is a coastal town situated on the south coast of Western Australia in the Great Southern region between Albany and Esperance, at the mouth of the Bremer River. Step out of Bremer Bay to go to Ongerup and see Yongergnow Australian Malleefowl Centre, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Fitzgerald River National Park. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with Naturaliste Charters, identify plant and animal life at Bremer Canyon Killer whale Expeditions, see the interesting displays at Wellstead Heritage Museum, and stop by Bremer Bay General Store.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bremer Bay route planner.

Drive from Albany to Bremer Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Ravensthorpe.

Things to do in Bremer Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

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Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe is a town 541 km south-east of Perth, 40 km inland from the south coast of Western Australia. Kids will appreciate attractions like Barrens Beach and East Mount Barren. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Yummylicious Candy Shack, get great views at Arthur Drive Scenic Lookout, explore the galleries of Deck Treasures, and make a trip to Ravensthorpe Silo Art.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Ravensthorpe route builder site.

Traveling by car from Bremer Bay to Ravensthorpe takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Ravensthorpe

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

2
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Esperance

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (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: contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, then stroll through Blue Haven Beach, then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and finally kick back and relax at Twilight Bay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Esperance sightseeing planner.

Getting from Ravensthorpe to Esperance by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Esperance are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Norseman.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Norseman

Norseman is a town located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia along the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, 726km east of Perth and 278m above sea level. Norseman is known for shopping and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see human ingenuity at work at Bromus Dam, walk around Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave, pause for some photo ops at Norseman Statue, and get great views at Beacon Hill Lookout.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Norseman road trip tool.

You can drive from Esperance to Norseman in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Ceduna.

Things to do in Norseman

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

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Ceduna

Ceduna is a town in South Australia located on the shores of Murat Bay on the west coast of Eyre Peninsula. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cactus Beach and Penong Windmill Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ceduna: Woolshed Museum (in Penong) and Streaky Bay (Whistling Rocks and the Blowholes, Islands Caravan Park, &more). There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Head of Bight, take in the exciting artwork at Arts Ceduna, make a trip to Ceduna Jetty, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Encounter Walking Trail.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Ceduna online route planner.

You can drive from Norseman to Ceduna in 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Norseman to Ceduna is 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Ceduna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Port Lincoln.

Things to do in Ceduna

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

2
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Port Lincoln

Primarily a marine industry town, Port Lincoln has about as many marina trawlers and grain silos as luxury yachts.
On the 25th (Thu), walk around Glen-Forest Tourist Park & Vineyard, then cruise along Winter Hill Lookout, and then kick back and relax at Fishery Bay. On your second day here, see what you can catch with Triple Bay Charters and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sleaford Bay.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Lincoln trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Ceduna to Port Lincoln takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Augusta.

Things to do in Port Lincoln

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

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Port Augusta

A natural harbor established in 1852, Port Augusta houses one of the most popular tourist attractions of the area, the Wadlata Outback Center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Port Augusta Cultural Centre - Yarta Purtli, take some stellar pictures from Water Tower Lookout, then admire the natural beauty at Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden, and finally get great views at Matthew Flinders Red Cliff Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Wilmington toy museum and then head outdoors with Alligator Gorge.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port Augusta journey maker website.

Getting from Port Lincoln to Port Augusta by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In February in Port Augusta, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Adelaide.

Things to do in Port Augusta

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

2
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Adelaide

Adelaide exists contentedly as a cultured, diverse, and attractive city with a laid-back center, leafy residential districts, and an underlying cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Adelaide Oval, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adelaide Zoo, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Adelaide Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): hunt for treasures at Adelaide Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of South Australia, then get engrossed in the history at South Australian Museum, and finally take a stroll through Rundle Mall.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Adelaide trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Port Augusta to Adelaide takes 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Adelaide

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
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.