8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 1 night
Drive
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Dwellingup
— 1 night
Drive
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Dunsborough
— 1 night
Drive
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Augusta
— 1 night
Drive
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Pemberton
— 1 night
Drive
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Denmark
— 1 night
Drive
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Albany
— 1 night
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, then contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and finally appreciate the history behind Elizabeth Quay. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mandurah Community Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and finally look for gifts at Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Perth trip builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Perth. In December, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Dwellingup.

Things to do in Perth

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Dwellingup

Dwellingup is a town in Western Australia, located in a timber and fruitgrowing area in the Darling Range east-south-east of Pinjarra. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Lake Navarino Forest Park and then walk around Lane Pool Reserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dwellingup trip tool.

Drive from Perth to Dwellingup in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Dwellingup can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Dwellingup

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, learn about winemaking at Island Brook Estate Winery, then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, then do a tasting at Wise Wine, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dunsborough trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Dwellingup to Dunsborough in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Augusta

Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Glenarty Road, explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, then steep yourself in history at Water wheel, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, and finally make a trip to Augusta Boat Harbour.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Augusta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dunsborough to Augusta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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night
Pemberton

Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
On the 12th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, make a trip to Gloucester Tree, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Brook Dam.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pemberton route tool.

Traveling by car from Augusta to Pemberton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Denmark.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Denmark

Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
On the 13th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Moombaki Wines, explore the striking landscape at Elephant Rocks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, and finally stroll through Lights Beach.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Denmark trip planner.

Drive from Pemberton to Denmark in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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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 14th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Point King Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Albany day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Albany sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Australia travel guide

4.6
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.

Busselton travel guide

4.6
Piers & Boardwalks · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Lighthouses
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times. The town is home to one of the longest wooden piers in the southern hemisphere stretching almost a mile out to sea and the oldest stone church in western Australia. The town is also known for its emphasis on healthy activities. Take advantage of the cycling lanes, bike rentals, and other outdoor activities. Also check out the numerous restaurants, cafes, shops, and markets.