11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Exmouth
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
3
Cervantes
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  25​h
End: London

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, identify plant and animal life at Ozone Reserve, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Perth driving holiday planner .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from London to Perth, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: highs in Perth hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planner .

Fly from Perth to Exmouth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in May, with highs in Exmouth at 33°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Adventure
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. On the 28th (Tue), explore the activities along Lake Thetis, make a trip to Jurien Bay Jetty, then stroll through Hangover Bay, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cervantes trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Exmouth to Cervantes in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurien Bay Jetty
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis
Jurien Bay Jetty ©
Jurien Bay Jetty

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, steep yourself in history at Wonnerup, and then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

Discover how to plan a Margaret River trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wonnerup, Busselton Jetty
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
On the 31st (Fri), see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Albany trip maker site .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daytime highs in Albany are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Albany Wind Farm ©
Albany Wind Farm

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Broome journey builder app .

Getting from Albany to Broome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. While traveling from Albany, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

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