22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  31​h
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Fremantle
— 1 night
train + bus + Fly:  23​h 45​min
Zurich

3
days
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Escape the urban bustle at Ord River and Mitchell River National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Molly Springs and Marglu Billabong. Change things up with a short trip to The Grotto in Wyndham (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, view the masterpieces at Birdland Functional Art, and make a trip to Warmun Art Centre.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Kununurra is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. When traveling from Zurich in September, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Kununurra: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Wyndham
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Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
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3
days
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.
Get outdoors at Roebuck Bay and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get some historical perspective at Japanese Cemetery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, stop by The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, and don't miss a visit to Broome Factory.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome vacation site .

You can fly from Kununurra to Broome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kununurra in September, expect nights in Broome to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral ©
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral

3
days
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ningaloo Reef. Step off the beaten path and head to Jurabi Turtle Centre and Cape Range National Park. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial.

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You can fly from Broome to Exmouth in 14.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in September, Exmouth is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
days
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Princess Royal Fortress and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum. Take a break from Albany with a short trip to Granite Skywalk in Porongurup National Park, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Kalgan River and identify plant and animal life at Albany Heritage Park.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany travel site .

You can fly from Exmouth to Albany in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from Exmouth, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

#Wildlife, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Granite Skywalk
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

4
days
Margaret River

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Brookwood Estate and Redgate Wines. Water wheel and Hamelin Bay Jetty will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Mongrel Creek Wines (in Dunsborough) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Surfers Point, learn about winemaking at Gralyn Estate, identify plant and animal life at Naturaliste Reptile Park, and experience rural life at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Wineries, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Wilyabrup, Mongrel Creek Wines, Bunker Bay, Brown Hill Estate
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Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Giants Cave ©
Giants Cave

1
day
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Aviation Heritage Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, then kick back and relax at City Beach, and finally contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Fremantle trip builder website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fremantle

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

St. George's Cathedral, City Beach, Aviation Heritage Museum
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Aviation Heritage Museum ©
Aviation Heritage Museum
The Fremantle Round House ©
The Fremantle Round House
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral

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