14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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14 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, stop by Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, and stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Broome vacation maker .

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Broome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in September, expect Broome to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 7th (Sat), make a trip to Potshot Memorial and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Exmouth online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Broome in September since evenings lows in Exmouth dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

3
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.
When in Perth, make a side trip to see Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, and contemplate the long history of The Bell Tower.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth road trip site .

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Exmouth in September, with highs in Perth at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle Prison, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door (in Yallingup), Busselton (Busselton Jetty & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, let the kids burn off some steam at Margaret River Rotary Park, Head underground at Lake Cave, and do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Margaret River planning site .

Drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton, Lake Cave, Cape Grace Wines, Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Little Beach, take a tour of Replica of the Brig Amity, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Albany trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daytime highs in Albany are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

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