24 days in Western Australia Itinerary

24 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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24 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Edmonton
Fly:  32​h
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
Albany
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
Denham
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Rockingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
Edmonton

1
day
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
On the 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Hannans North Tourist Mine, get great views at Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Goldfields, then admire all the interesting features of The Superpit, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Beaten Track Brewery.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder travel app .

Edmonton, Canada to Kalgoorlie-Boulder is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Edmonton to Kalgoorlie-Boulder due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in December, expect Kalgoorlie-Boulder to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

#Museums, #Breweries, #Historic Sites
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Beaten Track Brewery ©
Beaten Track Brewery

4
days
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. Visiting Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach will get you outdoors. Relax by the water at Twilight Bay and Lucky Bay. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ten Mile Lagoon, stroll through Hellfire Bay, make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance vacation website .

You can drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in December, expect Esperance to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 15°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

4
days
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Princess Royal Fortress and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. We've included these beaches for you: Anvil Beach and Middleton Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands), Denmark (Denmark Animal Farm & Pentland Alpaca Stud & Ocean Beach) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanarup Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albany tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Esperance, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Denham.

Things to do in Albany

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach

3
days
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Bay and Stromatolites of Shark Bay. Get outdoors at Shell Beach and Little Lagoon. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. The adventure continues: stop by Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Denham trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Albany to Denham by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Denham

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop ©
Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop

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 in touch with nature at Surfers Point and Gnarabup Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yallingup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Dunsborough (Meelup Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Canal Rocks (in Yallingup). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, stroll through Cowaramup Bay, and have some family-friendly fun at Amaze'n Margaret River.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Margaret River travel itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Denham to Margaret River in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rockingham.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay, Redgate Wines
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Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

2
days
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Warnbro Beach and then kick back and relax at Rockingham Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House, and then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rockingham online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Rockingham by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In January in Rockingham, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rockingham

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, City Beach, Warnbro Beach
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Fremantle Round House ©
The Fremantle Round House

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