18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  12​h
1
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Ningaloo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Jurien Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Perth
— 4 nights
End: Perth

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Coral Bay trip tool .

Perth to Coral Bay is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

5
nights
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Ningaloo is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ningaloo trip itinerary app .

Getting from Coral Bay to Ningaloo by car takes about an hour. In July in Ningaloo, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Denham.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monkey Mia. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach and then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia and then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Denham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Denham takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

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.
On the 21st (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rainbow Jungle, take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Blue Holes. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Chinaman's Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then trek along Mushroom Rock Walk Trail, and finally kick back and relax at Pot Alley Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kalbarri road trip website .

You can drive from Denham to Kalbarri in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Geraldton.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes

1
night
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Coalseam Conservation Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Geraldton trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Kalbarri to Geraldton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Jurien Bay.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

1
night
Jurien Bay

Jurien Bay ©
Jurien Bay, is a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 220km north of Perth facing the Indian Ocean.HistoryThe coastline around Jurien Bay was first known to Europeans in the 17th century. On the 24th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cape Recreation Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Jurien Bay trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Jurien Bay takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Jurien Bay

Beaches Wildlife Parks
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Sandy Cape Recreation Park ©
Sandy Cape Recreation Park

4
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.
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Geraldton to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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