15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Esperance
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  9​h 45​min
2
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kununurra
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Perth

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 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Twilight Bay and then take some stellar pictures from Observatory Point and Lookout. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, stroll through Adventureland Park, then take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and finally stroll through Blue Haven Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Esperance road trip tool .

Perth to Esperance is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): meet the residents at Rainbow Jungle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout, then contemplate the waterfront views at Murchison River, and finally explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri online trip planner .

Getting from Esperance to Kalbarri by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature’s Window
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Island Rock & Natural Bridge ©
Island Rock & Natural Bridge

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. On the 14th (Sun), go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shell Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Denham trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Denham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, then examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, then head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, and finally kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Broome Deep Water Wharf & Jetty, then stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Broome online route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Denham to Broome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. October in Broome sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Questro Wilderness Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kununurra holiday planner .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in October, you will find days in Kununurra are somewhat warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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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 19th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress, tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Skywalk, and then explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Kununurra to Albany takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kununurra in October, expect Albany to be colder, temps between 23°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Granite Skywalk
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Granite Skywalk ©
Granite Skywalk
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Amaze'n Margaret River and Margaret River Venison Farm. Get outdoors at Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park and Sunflowers Animal Farm. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Dunsborough (Meelup Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Caves Road.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip itinerary builder tool .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Meelup Beach, Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park
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Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park ©
Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park

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