15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Kalbarri
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Dunsborough
— 2 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 30​min
6
Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ningaloo Marine Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Get in touch with nature at Ningaloo Reef and Shark Diving. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Yardie Creek, view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Exmouth tour itinerary builder site .

Bengaluru, India to Exmouth is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru to Exmouth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Exmouth when traveling from Bengaluru in April, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

1
night
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 3rd (Fri), take a memorable tour with Tours, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rainbow Jungle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, and finally get great views at Shellhouse Grandstand. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff, then identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then stroll through Chinaman's Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Nature’s Window.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kalbarri road trip planning app .

Drive from Exmouth to Kalbarri in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach

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 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, then kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, and then admire all the interesting features of Frenchman's Peak. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Great Ocean Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon, then stroll through Blue Haven Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance trip planning tool .

Getting from Kalbarri to Esperance by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. May in Esperance sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
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.
On the 7th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, and then kick back and relax at Little Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, then kick back and relax at Anvil Beach, then kick back and relax at Lowlands Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Albany day trip planning website .

Getting from Esperance to Albany by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach
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Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks
Lowlands Beach ©
Lowlands Beach
Anvil Beach ©
Anvil Beach

2
nights
Dunsborough

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. On the 9th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point, then take a memorable drive along Caves Road, then identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and finally look for gifts at Margaret River Venison Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Yallingup Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Dunsborough tour builder tool .

You can drive from Albany to Dunsborough in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margaret River, Yallingup Beach, Surfers Point
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

2
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. On the 11th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Salmon Bay, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parakeet Bay, then kick back and relax at The Basin, and finally enjoy the sea views from Bathurst Lighthouse. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Oliver Hill Battery, enjoy the sand and surf at Ricey Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Cathedral Rocks, then kick back and relax at West End, and finally contemplate the long history of Salt Store Gallery and Exhibition Centre.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rottnest Island itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Dunsborough to Rottnest Island with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Oliver Hill Battery ©
Oliver Hill Battery
Bathurst Lighthouse ©
Bathurst Lighthouse

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