Perth to Adelaide by Coach or Bus

Darwin to Adelaide Bus Tours

The total distance is over 3,500km from Perth to Adelaide by Bus or Coach.

Yalgorup National Park

Once you’ve left Perth by Bus, Yalgorup National Park is a pleasant place to stop at if you have the time, with astornishing woodlands, elongated lakes and the Lake Clifton thrombolites living, rock-like structures made from micro-organisms.

Yalgorup National Park stretches from just south of Mandurah to the north of Myalup and covers an area of 12,888 hectares, including ten magnificent lakes. Then head straight down to Busselton or Margaret River.

Stop at Busselton Jetty

Next move onto to Busselton by Bus which is Known for its 1.8km-long Busselton Jetty leading to the Underwater Observatory, the city of Busselton is a popular spot for holidaymakers. Busselton boasts beautiful sheltered beaches, a busy foreshore, whale-watching tours from Geographe Bay and scenic drives and walks through the only pure tuart forest in the world.

Busselton Town Attractions

The bustling main street has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with superb alfresco restaurants, cafes and pubs and boutique shops. You can visit the Busselton Museum, the Old Courthouse Art Complex with countless other attractions like caves, historic lighthouseswineriescraft breweriesart galleriesbeaches and scenic viewpoints just around the corner.

Beaches of Yallingup

The bus tour takes you to Yallingup which is a coastal town with great beaches, heaps of art galleries, cave formations and easy access to the stunning 135km Cape to Cape Track that runs from the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse down to the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse. And explore a bit further along the pristine white sandy beach to the rugged cliffs.

Dive at Dunsborough

Nearby Dunsborough is well worth a visit too, with beautiful white beaches, whale-watching tours, and beachfront cycleways and walking paths turn into a hiking trail through the regional park along the bay. With ideal beaches for swimming, it is also a great location for diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and other water sports.

Explore Margaret River

Proceed onto Margaret River which is famous for fancy food, wineries, surfing, and a general arty vibe; it’s definitely worth a visit. It has a small town center surrounded by forest and plenty of amazing beaches. You can drive out to the Lake, Mammoth or Jewel Caves, or stop-by some of the beautiful vineyards for wine tasting.

Margaret River Fun-Filled Activities

There are things to do on beautiful sunny days like sea kayaking, stand-up-paddle boarding, paddle boats, and surfing. There are things that you can do on a rainy day like delve into the spectacular underworld in a cave. And you can take lessons to learn how to scuba dive, snorkel, fish, ride a horse, even paint, sculpt and blow glass.

The Leafy Pemberton

You’re now entering Pemberton by bus surrounded by national parks, this leafy area is home to ancient forests of Australia’s hugely tall Karri trees. Whatever you do in Pemberton, make sure you visit the Yeagarup Dunes in D’Entrecasteaux National Park, the largest land-locked mobile dune system in the southern hemisphere.

Tree Top at Walpole

Next drive through the Walpole Wilderness Area is known for its famous tree top walk through the 400-year-old red tingle forest in the Walpole-Nornalup National Park. These trees are amazingly graceful as they soar into the sky stretching endlessly in all directions. It’s a pretty cool place to visit, with ancient, burnt out trees and a suspended walkway through the forest 40m above the ground.

Nornalup Inlet

The Walpole and Nornalup Inlet also offer the unique opportunity to see birdlife and canoeing and kayaking is a popular activity for visitors.

Walpole-Nornalup National Park

The Walpole-Nornalup National Park covers most of the wild and beautiful Walpole coastline. The ancient forests begin at Denmark and grow older as you drive west towards the Valley of the Giants.  From there the national park continues west, incorporating the entire southern coast

Denmark

Next, your bus tour takes you onto to Denmark, located in Western Australia’s stunning Great Southern region, is a popular holiday destination offering some of the state’s most dramatic coastlines and stunning forests.

Attractions in Denmark

Discover the golden beaches, turquoise waters, lush green forests and farmlands, extraordinary tours and attractions, award-winning wineries and restaurants, outstanding accommodation, and amazing natural wonders. 

Beaches, Coastal Granites, and Blowholes at Albany

Less than an hour’s bus drive east of Denmark by bus is the port city of Albany, also home to beautiful beaches, and a great place to get out of the wilderness. Be sure to visit Torndirrup National Park to admire the beaches, coastal granites, and blowholes. 

Swimming Spots at Bremer Bay

A tiny coastal town at the mouth of the Bremer River, Bremer Bay is known for its amazing beaches. The town provides a major access point to the Fitzgerald River National Park.  It is worth visiting Little Boat Harbour, Blossoms Beach, Short Beach, Fishery Beach, and John Cove all of them are suitable swimming spots.

Esperance

The snowy white beaches of Esperance with their pale turquoise water are world famous, as are the kangaroos that like to hang out at Lucky Bay! It’s a lovely town to stay in for a while, and Cape Le Grand National Park is well worth a visit.

Perth to Adelaide by Coach or Bus drive the Nullarbor Plain

This is where your Perth to Adelaide bus drive gets interesting. The Nullarbor is a 200,000 square kilometers of limestone bedrock and is monotonous, to say the least.  Crossing the Nullarbor is a once in a lifetime experience and you’ll probably want to get across it as quickly as possible.

Ceduna

Moving onto Ceduna is an isolated port town at the eastern edge of the Great Australian Bight. The Far West area is host to many fabulous jetties: Denial Bay, Smoky Bay, Point Sinclair, Fowlers Bay, and Ceduna. All have activities like fishing, squidding, and drop-netting for blue swimmer crabs.

Elliston

Elliston offers it all, from rugged coastline to pristine beaches, the Waterloo Bay Tourist Park is an ideal base for touring and exploring the Eyre Peninsula.  There are safe swimming beaches and rocks around the shores of Waterloo Bay to explore.

Port Lincoln

If you have the time, it’s definitely worth exploring the Eyre Peninsula and checking out Lincoln National Park and Coffin Bay National Park. The coastal scenery there is absolutely stunning, and Coffin Bay is famous for oysters!

Lincoln National Park

Sea-salty Lincoln National Park is 13km south of Port Lincoln. You’ll find roaming emus, roos and brush-tailed bettongs, safe swimming coves, vast dunes and pounding surf beaches. With bush camping within the park, including camping grounds at Fisherman’s Point, Memory Cove, September Beach, and Surfleet Cove.

Seaport Whyalla

It is a seaport located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula and is known for its integrated steelworks and shipbuilding heritage. Whyalla has a beautiful white beach, along with the fact that it was a town. The sea was deep enough for a swim in the mornings, and so close to our tent we could just stroll across in our swimwear!

Perth to Adelaide by Coach or Bus final destination Adelaide

Finally, you arrive at Adelaide which is bursting with culture, flavors, events, and entertainment. Taste your way through world-famous wine regions only minutes away from the city, soak up the sun at one of our picture-perfect metropolitan beaches, join the party at festivals and events or spend the night exploring our thriving restaurant and bar scene.

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