21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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21 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Shannon
Drive + Fly:  31​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
4
Margaret River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  28​h
End: Shannon

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cable Beach and Roebuck Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Broome Town Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, look for gifts at Willie Creek Pearls Cable Beach Showroom, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, and meet the residents at Aqua Broome.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Broome travel itinerary planner .

Shannon, Ireland to Broome is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 8 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Shannon in October; daily highs in Broome reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

2
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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. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay. We've included these beaches for you: Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Hellfire Bay and cruise along Great Ocean Drive.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Esperance travel route app .

You can fly from Broome to Esperance in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Broome in October, with highs in Esperance at 26°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Exmouth.

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
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Turquoise Bay and Osprey Bay. Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Mauritius Beach. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and kick back and relax at Jurabi Point Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Exmouth day trip planner .

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Esperance in October, with highs in Exmouth at 39°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
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.
For shopping fun, head to Margaret River Chocolate Company or Gabriel Chocolate. Get outdoors at Meelup Beach and Lake Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). Spend the 30th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's more to do: look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River visit planner.

Getting from Exmouth to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Gabriel Chocolate, Margaret River Chocolate Company, Lake Cave, Meelup Beach
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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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.
Get outdoors at Caversham Wildlife Park and Bells Rapids Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery (in Henley Brook), Herne Hill (Morish Nuts Swan Valley, Talijancich Wines, & more) and All Saints Anglican Church (in Belhus). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Fremantle Markets, explore the activities along Swan River, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, and appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial.

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Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. November in Perth sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Fremantle, Baskerville, Bells Rapids Park, Perth Zoo
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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