15 days in Esperance & The Golden Outback Itinerary

15 days in Esperance & The Golden Outback Itinerary

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15 days in Esperance & The Golden Outback Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
York
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Hyden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Hopetoun
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Esperance
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  39​h
End: New York City

1
night
York

York ©
York is the oldest inland town in Western Australia.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the striking features of York Courthouse Complex, don't miss a visit to Sandle Wood Yards, look for gifts at Penny Farthing Sweets, get a sense of history and politics at York Town Hall, then examine the collection at York Residency Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mount Brown Lookout. On your second day here, make a trip to Northam Silo Art, then examine the collection at Newcastle Gaol Museum, then examine the collection at Cola Cafe and Museum, and finally snap pictures at Avon River Suspension Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our York road trip planner .

New York City, USA to York is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to York, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect York to be cooler, temps between 65°F and 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hyden.

Things to do in York

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Side Trips

Toodyay, PUBLIC Silo Trail
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York Residency Museum ©
York Residency Museum
Mount Brown Lookout ©
Mount Brown Lookout
York Town Hall ©
York Town Hall

2
nights
Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at The Humps, take in the waterfront at Lake Magic, see the interesting displays at The Lace Place, then examine the collection at The Miniature Soldier Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Scrap Iron Sculptures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Wildflower Shoppe, take in the dramatic natural features at Hippo's Yawn, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, and finally appreciate the history behind The Pioneer Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hyden trip planner .

Traveling by car from York to Hyden takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hopetoun.

Things to do in Hyden

Nature Parks Museums
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Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock
Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Lake Magic ©
Lake Magic

1
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Hopetoun

Hopetoun ©
Hopetoun is a town on the south coast of Western Australia in the Shire of Ravensthorpe. On the 16th (Tue), kick back and relax at Barrens Beach, hike along East Mount Barren, and then explore the galleries of Deck Treasures.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hopetoun trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Hyden to Hopetoun in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Hopetoun

Outdoors Parks Trails
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East Mount Barren ©
East Mount Barren
Barrens Beach ©
Barrens Beach

7
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thistle Cove and Hellfire Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Frenchman's Peak and West Beach. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Haven Beach, kick back and relax at Fourth Beach, identify plant and animal life at Lake Monjingup Conservation and Recreation Area, and see the interesting displays at Esperance Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Esperance road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Hopetoun to Esperance takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in July, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach