6 days in Walpole, Albany & York Itinerary

6 days in Walpole, Albany & York Itinerary

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Walpole

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. Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), trek along Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk.

Before you visit Walpole, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Perth to Walpole is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Albany — 3 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Singlefile Wines & Greens Pool). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, examine the collection at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Albany travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Walpole to Albany takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Albany, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to York.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches
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York — 2 nights

York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia.
On the 21st (Wed), get great views at Mount Brown Lookout and then relax and rejuvenate at The Lotus Day Spa And Retreat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at York Courthouse Complex and then look for gifts at Penny Farthing Sweets.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read York trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Albany to York takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in York are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive back home.
Spas · Historic Sites · Shopping
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