8 days in Perth, Geraldton & Margaret River Itinerary

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Perth
— 2 nights
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Geraldton
— 3 nights
Drive
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Margaret River
— 1 night
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Perth — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, then don't miss a visit to Winthrop Hall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Matilda Bay Reserve, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Perth itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Perth is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 2.5 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in October, with highs in Perth at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Geraldton.
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Geraldton — 3 nights

Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Visit Coronation Beach and Back Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Eco Abrolhos Cruises and South Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geraldton: Dongara (Russ Cottage & Irwin Heritage River Trail) and Granny's Beach (in Port Denison). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Greenough Wildlife & Bird Park, see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads, explore the striking landscape at The Leaning Trees, and make a trip to Horizon.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Geraldton online travel route planner.

You can fly from Perth to Geraldton in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Margaret River.
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Margaret River — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, and then kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner.

Drive from Geraldton to Margaret River in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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