23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h
1
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Cowaramup
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Anzac Centre and Harewood Estate Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Denmark (Greens Pool, Moombaki Wines, & more) and Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup). Spend the 5th (Thu) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Little Beach, make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, take some stellar pictures from Rotary Lookout Albany, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albany trip planner .

Sydney to Albany is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sydney to Albany, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Albany hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cowaramup.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Duke's Vineyard
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Duke's Vineyard ©
Duke's Vineyard

5
nights
Cowaramup

Cowaramup ©
Cowaramup is a town in the South West of Western Australia, 12 kilometres north of Margaret River in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River.NameThe name Cowaramup derives its name from Cowaramup Siding, which was located near the townsite, on the now disused Busselton to Augusta railway. Carpe Diem Vineyards and Brookwood Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Stormflower Vineyard.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cowaramup trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Albany to Cowaramup by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Cowaramup

Wineries Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Cowaramup Bay, Mongrel Creek Wines, Brown Hill Estate
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Carpe Diem Vineyards ©
Carpe Diem Vineyards
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Cape Grace Wines ©
Cape Grace Wines

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and St. George's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The Perth Mint and Art Gallery of Western Australia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Tyler's Vineyard (in Millendon) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Scarborough Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Perth travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cowaramup to Perth in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, Tyler's Vineyard, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Scarborough Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial. The adventure continues: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Turquoise Bay, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Exmouth trip simple and quick.

Getting from Perth to Exmouth by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Perth in September, things will get a bit warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 35°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Broome Historical Museum and Japanese Cemetery. Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Broome trip builder site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broome, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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