15 days in Albany & Esperance Itinerary

15 days in Albany & Esperance Itinerary

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15 days in Albany & Esperance Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Perth

8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Greens Pool and Waychinicup National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Anzac Centre and Oranje Tractor Wine. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Prawn Rock Channel, Elephant Rocks, & more), Giant Tingle Tree (in Walpole) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, identify plant and animal life at Eyre Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Kalgan River, and enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary planner .

Perth to Albany is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in January, expect Albany to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Denmark, Giant Tingle Tree, Waychinicup National Park, Cheynes Beach, Nanarup Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

6
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. Kids will enjoy Thistle Cove and Twilight Bay. Get some cultural insight at Esperance Stonehenge and Esperance Museum. Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach, make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Monjingup Conservation and Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. January in Esperance sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

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

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