17 days in Western Australia Itinerary

17 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h
5
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

2
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, then stroll through Roebuck Bay, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Broome online journey maker .

Manchester, UK to Broome is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Broome. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Manchester in April: high temperatures in Broome hover around 40°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Broome

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, then explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Anvil Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Albany day trip planner .

You can fly from Broome to Albany in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Broome in April: high temperatures in Albany hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

2
nights
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Esperance trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, then see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, then kick back and relax at Mauritius Beach, then see some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Exmouth travel route planner.

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Esperance in April: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around 38°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
Margaret River

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.
On the 15th (Mon), stop by Gabriel Chocolate, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yallingup Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, and finally do a tasting at Brookland Valley Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Exmouth to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Yallingup, Meelup Beach, Brookland Valley Vineyard
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and City Beach. Bring the kids along to Caversham Wildlife Park and Trigg Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Bells Rapids Park (in Brigadoon) and Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, take in the architecture and design of The University of Western Australia, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Margaret River to Perth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

City Beach, Perth Zoo, Talijancich Wines, Trigg Beach, Bells Rapids Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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