16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Busselton
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
5
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Perth

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Fremantle Town Hall, and meet the residents at Perth Zoo.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Perth online attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Perth. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Busselton.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park
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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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Busselton

With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Busselton: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Margaret River (Beer Tastings & Tours & Food Tours) and Cape Grace Wines (in Cowaramup). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, learn about winemaking at Mongrel Creek Wines, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Busselton day trip website .

Traveling by car from Perth to Busselton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Busselton

Tours Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Margaret River, Cowaramup, Mongrel Creek Wines, Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Busselton to Exmouth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Coral Bay day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Coral Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cable Beach, see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Broome day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Coral Bay to Broome takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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