15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Dunsborough
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
Broome
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h
4
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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 (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, then stroll through Little Beach, and finally admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Albany tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Albany is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get colder in Albany: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial

3
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gabriel Chocolate and Wine Tours & Tastings. Step out of Dunsborough with an excursion to Caves Road in Margaret River--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dunsborough trip site .

Traveling by car from Albany to Dunsborough takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Yallingup, Caves Road, Wine Tours & Tastings, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Gabriel Chocolate ©
Gabriel Chocolate

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Thu), head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Cable Beach, then take in the waterfront at Broome Deep Water Wharf & Jetty, and finally stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Broome tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dunsborough to Broome takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Broome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), meet the residents at Rainbow Jungle, take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff, then contemplate the waterfront views at Murchison River, and then explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Kalbarri in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Nature’s Window
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Francois Peron National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Denham itinerary maker app .

Drive from Kalbarri to Denham in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin Quay and St Patrick's Basilica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, Little Creatures, & more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, and don't miss a visit to Monument Hill War Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Perth visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Denham to Perth in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In September in Perth, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin Quay
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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