15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kununurra
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
7
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Perth

2
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. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Perth. September in Perth sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, Fremantle Prison
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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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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: Busselton (Busselton Jetty & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, let the kids burn off some steam at Margaret River Rotary Park, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

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Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Busselton, Meelup Beach, Island Brook Estate Winery
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Greens Pool, and then do a tasting at Forest Hill Vineyard.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albany road trip tool .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cable Beach and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then look for gifts at Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Broome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Albany to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Albany in September, expect nights in Broome to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are much warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

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Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River and then explore the striking landscape of Mirima National Park. Keep things going the next day: go deep underground at ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND and then take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kununurra online visit planner .

Fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Broome, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kununurra, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park
On the 13th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Purnululu National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks
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1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 14th (Sat), meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. On your second day here, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth road trip website .

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Exmouth takes 24.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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