22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  12​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Auckland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Broome Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay, and finally kick back and relax at Reddell Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Broome trip planner .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Broome is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. While traveling from Auckland Central, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Visit Shark Bay and Shell Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monkey Mia and Francois Peron National Park. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Denham journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Broome to Denham takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

2
nights
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 9th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, then examine the collection at The Tin Heads, and finally contemplate the long history of Oakabella Homestead. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Greenough Museum & Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Beach, and then kick back and relax at Town Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Geraldton online tour planner .

You can drive from Denham to Geraldton in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. November in Geraldton sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, Greenough Museum & Gardens
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Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

2
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
On the 11th (Sun), see a world frozen in time at Kanowna, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Broad Arrow, then explore the galleries of Hannans North Tourist Mine, and finally make a trip to Questa Casa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kalgoorlie Town Hall, get great views at Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, examine the collection at Museum of the Goldfields, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Beaten Track Brewery, and finally explore and take pictures at The Superpit.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalgoorlie-Boulder holiday planning website .

You can fly from Geraldton to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Beaten Track Brewery ©
Beaten Track Brewery

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. Get a sense of the local culture at Esperance Museum and Esperance Stonehenge. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lucky Bay and Ten Mile Lagoon. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Thistle Cove, stroll through Twilight Bay, look for gifts at Mermaid Leather, and take in the exciting artwork at Section Glass Gallery.

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You can drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in November; daily highs in Esperance reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

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.
Visit Little Beach and Middleton Beach for some beach relaxation. Princess Royal Fortress and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 19th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, stroll through Emu Point, and steep yourself in history at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Albany journey app .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in November, plan for slightly colder days in Albany, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress

4
nights
Margaret River

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Point and Yallingup Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door and Sunflowers Animal Farm. Venture out of the city with trips to Dunsborough (Meelup Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Busselton) and Canal Rocks (in Yallingup). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay and stop by Gabriel Chocolate.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, Surfers Point, Wine Tours & Tastings, Meelup Beach
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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