12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  33​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  15​h
3
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Newark

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cable Beach and Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Broome Historical Museum and Japanese Cemetery. Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point, and examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome online attractions planner .

Newark, USA to Broome is an approximately 33-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 13 hours traveling from Newark to Broome. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Broome, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Broome

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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Purnululu National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Broome to Purnululu National Park takes 11.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

1
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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then don't miss a visit to Potshot Memorial. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Exmouth visit planner .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Exmouth in 24.5 hours. In August in Exmouth, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Popular historic sites such as Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Go for a jaunt from Perth to Whiteman to see Caversham Wildlife Park about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, pause for some photo ops at The Bell Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Revolutions Transport Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth tour itinerary maker .

Fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Exmouth in August: high temperatures in Perth hover around 67°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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