22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Cervantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Esperance
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
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 23rd (Mon), get great views at Thirsty Point Lookout. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles Desert, take some stellar pictures from Molah Hill Lookout, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cervantes holiday planner .

London, UK to Cervantes is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Cervantes, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurien Bay
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park

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.
Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Spend the 26th (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, do a tasting at Willespie, Head underground at Jewel Cave, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip builder site .

You can drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Dunsborough, Willespie, Busselton Jetty, Lake Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Rotary Lookout Albany.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Albany day trip app .

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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in December, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

4
nights
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. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, and admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Esperance visit planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January in Esperance, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

6
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 out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Western Australian Maritime Museum, & more). Dedicate the 10th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, have some family-friendly fun at Elizabeth Quay Carousel, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo.

Before you visit Perth, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Esperance to Perth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Esperance in January, you will find days in Perth are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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