17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Rottnest Island
— Few hours
ferry:  1​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Lancelin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Carnarvon
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Karijini National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
12
Broome
— 2 nights
End: Broome

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scarborough Beach, Northbridge and Cottesloe Beach. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial and then enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth online trip itinerary maker .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. October in Perth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Kings Park War Memorial ©
Kings Park War Memorial

few
hours
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Pedal And Flipper has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): head outdoors with Pedal And Flipper.

Plan my Rottnest Island trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Perth to Rottnest Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, daytime highs in Rottnest Island are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Nature
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1
night
Perth

Perth ©
You've now added Fremantle Markets to your itinerary.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip tool .

Getting from Rottnest Island to Perth by combination of taxi and ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Lancelin.

Things to do in Perth

Shopping

Side Trip

Fremantle Markets
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets

few
hours
Lancelin

Lancelin ©
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of Perth, Western Australia. You've now added Lancelin Sand Dunes to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lancelin road trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Perth to Lancelin. In November in Lancelin, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Lancelin

Nightlife
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Lancelin Sand Dunes ©
Lancelin Sand Dunes

1
night
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. The Pinnacles Desert has been added to your itinerary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Cervantes tour itinerary site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lancelin to Cervantes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Cervantes

Nature Parks
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert

2
nights
Kalbarri

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hutt Lagoon, The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, Nature’s Window, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon and then get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge. On the next day, explore the activities along Murchison River and then explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Kalbarri route tool .

Drive from Cervantes to Kalbarri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon
Murchison River ©
Murchison River

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Your list of things to see and do now includes Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, Monkey Mia, Francois Peron National Park, and other attractions. On the 5th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Denham travel planner.

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 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites ©
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites

few
hours
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. You've now added Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon trip itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denham to Carnarvon. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Range National Park as well as Live Ningaloo. On your second day here, cruise along Cape Range National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carnarvon to Exmouth. While traveling from Carnarvon, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Exmouth, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cape Range National Park
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Live Ningaloo ©
Live Ningaloo
Cape Range National Park ©
Cape Range National Park

1
night
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) as well as Karijini National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Karijini National Park tour itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Exmouth to Karijini National Park. Traveling from Exmouth in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Karijini National Park, with lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Trails Nature Outdoors
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Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)

1
night
Port Hedland

Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Port Hedland road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Karijini National Park to Port Hedland with the Route module. In November in Port Hedland, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sun Pictures Cinema, Pearl Luggers Tour and Narlijia Experiences Broome. On the 13th (Wed), get interesting insight from Narlijia Experiences Broome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Reddell Beach, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and then catch a live performance at Sun Pictures Cinema.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Broome road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port Hedland to Broome. When traveling from Port Hedland in November, plan for little chillier days in Broome, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Narlijia Experiences Broome ©
Narlijia Experiences Broome

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