21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Dongara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Ningaloo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
7
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Esperance
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Albany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: London

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cottesloe Beach and Swan River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Bell Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perth vacation builder app .

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Fremantle Prison
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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. On the 18th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hangover Bay, and then get great views at Thirsty Point Lookout.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cervantes tour builder website .

Drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dongara.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Thirsty Point Lookout ©
Thirsty Point Lookout

1
night
Dongara

Dongara ©
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Irwin Heritage River Trail, stroll through Granny's Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Illegal Tender Rum Co, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dongara trip planner .

You can drive from Cervantes to Dongara in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Dongara can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Dongara

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Port Denison
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Illegal Tender Rum Co ©
Illegal Tender Rum Co

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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. On the 20th (Sat), learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, and then kick back and relax at Town Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): explore the galleries of Greenough Museum & Gardens, stroll through Back Beach, and then examine the collection at The Tin Heads.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Geraldton trip planner .

Drive from Dongara to Geraldton in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Greenough Museum & Gardens
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
Back Beach ©
Back Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then kick back and relax at Chinaman's Beach, then kick back and relax at Pot Alley Beach, and finally explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalbarri day trip website .

You can drive from Geraldton to Kalbarri in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
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Island Rock & Natural Bridge ©
Island Rock & Natural Bridge

1
day
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
On the 23rd (Tue), see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ningaloo road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Ningaloo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Ningaloo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Ningaloo

Wildlife Parks
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then see some colorful creatures with Coral Bay Beach. On your second day here, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Coral Bay day trip website .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Coral Bay takes an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 26th (Fri), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek and then enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Exmouth online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Exmouth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Shark Diving

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night
Esperance

Esperance ©
Esperance is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, on the Southern Ocean coastline approximately 720km east-southeast of the state capital, Perth. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, and then explore the galleries of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Esperance trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Esperance takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Exmouth in April, with highs in Esperance at 26°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Middleton Beach, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and then admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Albany travel app .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, then admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, then stroll through Cable Beach, and finally examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Broome journey planner.

Fly from Albany to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. While traveling from Albany, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) 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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