23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  8​h
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Denham
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Trigg Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle), Millendon (Olive Farm Wines, Tyler's Vineyard, & more) and Talijancich Wines (in Herne Hill). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Perth travel itinerary planner .

Brisbane to Perth is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in Perth hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

Millendon, Talijancich Wines, Trigg Beach, Sandalford Wines Swan Valley, Upper Reach Winery
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

5
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Meelup Beach and Smiths Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Wonnerup (in Wonnerup) and Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup). Spend the 8th (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, look for gifts at Mukau Giftware & Gallery, shop like a local with Margaret River Chocolate Company, and explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River planning website .

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 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Busselton, Boranup, Mukau Giftware & Gallery, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
On the 13th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, and then stroll through Greens Pool. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Emu Point, then kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Denmark travel route planner .

Getting from Margaret River to Denmark by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Albany
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

2
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. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, stroll through Thistle Cove, and take a leisurely stroll along Esperance Tanker Jetty.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Esperance itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Denmark to Esperance by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September in Esperance, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

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
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for adventure, beaches, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, make a trip to Mildura Wreck, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Exmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Esperance 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 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Mauritius Beach ©
Mauritius Beach

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shell Beach, then get great views at Eagle Bluff, and then identify plant and animal life at Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Bay.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Denham online attractions planner .

Getting from Exmouth to Denham by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cable Beach and Broome Town Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Broome trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Denham to Broome by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In September in Broome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

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

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