47 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

47 days in Australia's South West Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Australia's South West route builder

©
Make it your trip
Fly to Perth International Airport, Drive to Bunbury
1
Bunbury
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Bremer Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Albany
— 11 nights
Drive
4
Walpole
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Pemberton
— 7 nights
Drive
6
Margaret River
— 12 nights
Bus to Perth, Fly to Warsaw

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3

Bunbury

— 6 nights
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bunbury: Harvey (Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine & Stirling Cottage), Wonnerup (in Wonnerup) and Barrecas Wines (in Donnybrook). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with All Sea Charters, learn about winemaking at Bonking Frog Wines, steep yourself in history at Dardanup Heritage Park, and kick back and relax at Wyalup-Rocky Point.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bunbury itinerary website.

Warsaw, Poland to Bunbury is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Bremer Bay.

Things to do in Bunbury

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 23:

Bremer Bay

— 3 nights
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. Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at Fitzgerald River National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Wellstead Heritage Museum, look for gifts at Gnornbup Wines, see some colorful creatures with Bremer Bay Dive, and stroll through Bremer Canyon Killer whale Expeditions.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bremer Bay trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Bunbury to Bremer Bay in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Bremer Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Albany

— 11 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, make a trip to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, and appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Albany trip builder site.

Getting from Bremer Bay to Albany by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Albany, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 6:

Walpole

— 5 nights
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. Walpole, with whom he had served aboard HMS Warspite in 1808.The first European settlers to arrive in the area were Pierre Bellanger and his family in 1909. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Mount Frankland National Park. Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring nature at Walpole-Nornalup National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Tree Top Walk, stroll through Giant Tingle Tree, kick back and relax at Mandalay Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Walpole-Nornalup Inlet.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Walpole trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Albany to Walpole takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Walpole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 11:

Pemberton

— 7 nights
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pemberton: Northcliffe (Understory Art and Nature & Mount Chudalup). Spend the 13th (Sun) exploring nature at D’Entrecasteaux National Park. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Beedelup National Park. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Gloucester Tree, explore by horseback at Cowboy Up Trail Rides, get a taste of the local shopping with Peter Kovacsy Studio & Gallery, and grab your bike and head to Pemberton Mountain Bike Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pemberton sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Walpole to Pemberton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 18:

Margaret River

— 12 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Cape Naturaliste (Bunker Bay & Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails), Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Yallingup (Wulura Farm, Ngilgi Cave, &more). On the 19th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Spend the 20th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, cruise along Caves Road, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip planning app.

Drive from Pemberton to Margaret River in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 30: