20 days in Western Australia Itinerary

20 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Denham
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Broome
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  29​h
End: Luxembourg City

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.
Kids will enjoy Perth Zoo and Cottesloe Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and GDC Observatory - Gingin (in Gingin). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, get great views at Fraser Avenue Lookout, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Perth travel planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Perth is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Traveling from Luxembourg City in August, expect Perth to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Mullaloo Beach, Cottesloe Beach, GDC Observatory - Gingin, Perth Zoo, St Johns Lutheran Church
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Meelup Beach and Apple Fun Park. Spend the 22nd (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Giants Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, and do a tasting at McHenry Hohnen Vintners.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup Bay, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach, Apple Fun Park, Giants Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point

3
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.
Attractions like Greens Pool and Nanarup Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, stroll through Cosy Corner Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in Albany, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bluff Knoll, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Greens Pool, Cheynes Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Turquoise Bay and Osprey Bay. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Exmouth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Albany in August, expect Exmouth to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Wobiri Beach ©
Wobiri Beach
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Shell Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ocean Park Aquarium, and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then stroll through Little Lagoon.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denham trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Exmouth to Denham in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Cable Beach and Roebuck Bay. Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, look for gifts at The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Denham to Broome takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

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