22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Perth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, stop by Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Broome day trip planner.

Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Melbourne to Broome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you will find days in Broome are much hotter (35°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Ord River, take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge, and snap pictures at Ivanhoe Crossing.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip tool .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Ivanhoe Crossing ©
Ivanhoe Crossing

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Purnululu National Park online trip maker .

Drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, browse the exhibits of The Ningaloo Gallery, kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, and explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip planner .

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Exmouth takes 24.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Dedicate the 11th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, stop by Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, Perth is little chillier than Exmouth - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup). Spend the 13th (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, learn about winemaking at Juniper Margaret River, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Boranup, Cowaramup, Ngilgi Cave, Carpe Diem Vineyards
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Mt Melville Lookout, then enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, then get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany, and finally pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

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