12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
2
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Kalbarri
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
On the 20th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Hannans North Tourist Mine, don't miss a visit to Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, examine the collection at Museum of the Goldfields, then explore and take pictures at The Superpit, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Beaten Track Brewery.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kalgoorlie-Boulder trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Kalgoorlie-Boulder is an approximately 14-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in May; daily highs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Monjingup Conservation and Recreation Area, then stop by Mermaid Leather, and finally explore the galleries of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip itinerary website .

Drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Mermaid Leather ©
Mermaid Leather
Cindy Poole Glass Gallery ©
Cindy Poole Glass Gallery

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, look for gifts at The Denmark Heritage Cider Company, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Albany tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Denmark
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National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay will thrill your kids. Spend the 26th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Margaret River Chocolate Company, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Margaret River online trip maker .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Cave, Meelup Beach, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

1
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Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll through Chinaman's Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then get to know the resident critters at Rainbow Jungle, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Blue Holes.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalbarri day trip site .

Drive from Margaret River to Kalbarri in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. On the 28th (Tue), get great views at Eagle Bluff, kick back and relax at Shell Beach, and then meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium. On your second day here, stop by Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop and then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denham sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Denham in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

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