15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Denham
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Exmouth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Broome Factory.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Broome route planner .

Adelaide to Broome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Broome is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Adelaide in September, plan for warmer days in Broome, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

1
day
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. On the 24th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Denham trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Broome to Denham in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 25th (Tue), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Jurabi Point Beach and then kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Exmouth attractions planning site .

You can drive from Denham to Exmouth in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. September in Exmouth sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, then kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, and finally take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Le Grand National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Esperance day trip tool .

Getting from Exmouth to Esperance by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in September, you will find days in Esperance are much colder (22°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, and then kick back and relax at Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Little Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and finally appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Albany day trip planning website .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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nights
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 1st (Mon), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Margaret River trip builder .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Swan River and Cottesloe Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Morish Nuts Fremantle (in South Fremantle), Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and steep yourself in history at The Bell Tower.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Perth route planner .

Drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Perth are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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