15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly + Drive:  32​h
1
Margaret River
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Denham
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Albany
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 night
Fly:  32​h
End: Cardiff

1
night
Margaret River

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.
On the 7th (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, and then do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, then cruise along Caves Road, then stop by Moon Haven Natural Products, and finally look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Margaret River online driving holiday planner .

Cardiff, UK to Margaret River is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Cardiff to Margaret River due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Canal Rocks
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Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium, take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then kick back and relax at Shell Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Denham planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Denham takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

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 11th (Thu), get outside with Staircase To The Moon, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, and then kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Broome Deep Water Wharf & Jetty, then stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Broome travel website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Denham to Broome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mirima National Park and Emma Gorge. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, identify plant and animal life at El Questro Wilderness Park, and explore and take pictures at ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kununurra travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Little Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, then appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and finally admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Albany travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Albany by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Kununurra, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Albany

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

1
night
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hannans North Tourist Mine, get great views at Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Goldfields, then admire all the interesting features of The Superpit, and finally make a trip to Kalgoorlie Town Hall.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder itinerary planner.

Fly from Albany to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout ©

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