Road Trip – Top Spots Less Than 5 Hours From Perth

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Pack up and go! Who’s keen for a road trip?

Perth road trips – you’ll be surprised the places you can go in WA that are less than 5 hours from Perth.

Head north up our coast to Geraldton, take in our great south via Albany or while heading south track slightly inland to Nannup.

Pack up the car, load up your Spotify or Apple Music playlist and hit the road as you are going to enjoy ticking this list off!

Spotify Playlist: So Perth Office Tunes: Over 94 hours of non-stop tunes and bangers – Enjoy!

10 Top Road Trips From Perth

Albany

Albany road trip from Perth
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The heart of our great southern region, Albany with stretches of beautiful landscape and alluring white sandy beaches is the perfect place to find your own piece of paradise

What to do in Albany

There’s almost too many to list.

The Gap and Natural Bridge

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Take in the power and the beauty of the Great Southern Ocean at The Gap and Natural Bridge – also be sure to have your phone ready to snap the perfect Instagram moment.

Website: australiassouthwest.com

National ANZAC Centre

The award-winning National Anzac Centre is one of Australia’s most important cultural pilgrimages. Located within Albany’s heritage listed Princess Royal Fortress, the centre overlooks the actual harbour from which over 41,000 men and woman departed Australia for the Great War.

Website: nationalanzaccentre.com.au

Limeburners

Almost worth the drive in its self! Albany is the birthplace of Western Australia’s first Single Malt Whisky distillery. At Limeburners you will taste handmade Australian Whisky and spirits right on the water’s edge.

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Website: distillery.com.au

Travel and Accommodation

Time from Perth: 4 hours 30min (view map)
Where to stay: Albany Happy Days Caravan Park

Augusta

August road trip from Perth
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Located at Australia’s most south-westerly point, Augusta is a popular holiday destination, offering dramatic coastlines, stately forests of Karri, Jarrah and other impressive native fauna sure to impress nature lovers and seekers of serenity.

What to do in Augusta

Whale W atching

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Capture the beauty of the giants of the sea.

Western Australia’s South West has Australia’s longest whale-watching season – taking place at Flinders Bay, Augusta, from June to August, and Geographe Bay from September to early December.

Website: margaretriver.com

Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Climb the tallest lighthouse on mainland Australia.

The historic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse at Augusta is situated at the tip of a spectacular peninsula where the Southern and Indian Oceans meet – the most south-westerly point of Australia. Take a trip through maritime history and learn how this famous landmark was constructed.

Website: margaretriver.com

Travel and Accommodation

Time from Perth: 3 hours 20min (view map)
Where to stay: Flinders Bay Caravan Park

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