11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Esperance
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

3
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. Visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Thistle Cove for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Twilight Bay and Hellfire Bay. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and stroll through Blue Haven Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Esperance tour builder site .

Melbourne to Esperance is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne to Esperance, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Caversham Wildlife Park and Bells Rapids Park. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Swan River, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Perth day trip website .

Getting from Esperance to Perth by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Perth, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, St Matthew's Anglican Church, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and then kick back and relax at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

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Traveling by flight from Perth to Broome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in December, you will find days in Broome are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (31°C). On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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