16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Karijini National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
6
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then stroll through Greens Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at GT Karting Albany, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Albany journey planning website .

Brisbane to Albany is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Albany. Traveling from Brisbane in June, things will get a bit cooler in Albany: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and then let little ones run wild at Margaret River Rotary Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Meelup Beach and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Margaret River trip planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Cave, Meelup Beach
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

2
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), putt your heart out at The Vines Mini Golf, then contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and then stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fremantle Prison, and finally get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Perth journey maker .

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Vines Mini Golf, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Nostalgia Box Museum ©
The Nostalgia Box Museum

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Shothole Canyon, and then make a trip to Potshot Memorial. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours and then explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Exmouth itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Perth to Exmouth in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In July, Exmouth is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
On the 6th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nameless and then explore the striking landscape at Karijini National Park. On the next day, get great views at Oxer Lookout and then take in breathtaking views at Hancock Gorge.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Karijini National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Karijini National Park takes 7.5 hours. July in Karijini National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Mount Nameless ©
Mount Nameless

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): go for a walk through Bungle Bungles Range. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

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Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Purnululu National Park takes 20.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River and then explore the striking landscape of Mitchell River National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip planner .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Kununurra in 6 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kununurra are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Molly Springs ©
Molly Springs

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