25 days in Western Australia Itinerary

25 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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25 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Kalbarri
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Esperance
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery. On your second day here, examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, then kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach, then head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Diocese of Broome.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Broome vacation tool .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Broome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Broome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

2
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge and then identify plant and animal life at El Questro Wilderness Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kununurra trip planner .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Broome in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Kununurra, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

2
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Granite Skywalk and Middleton Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cable Beach and Rotary Lookout Albany. Spend the 27th (Thu) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Albany holiday planner .

You can fly from Kununurra to Albany in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Kununurra in September, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Albany: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Granite Skywalk
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Granite Skywalk ©
Granite Skywalk
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Surfers Point and Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park. Step out of the city life by going to Gnarabup Beach and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach) and Dunsborough (Meelup Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and cruise along Caves Road.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Margaret River driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Wonky Windmill Farm & Eco Park, Meelup Beach, Surfers Point, Cowaramup Bay
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Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Relax by the water at Shark Bay and Shell Beach. Get in touch with nature at Francois Peron National Park and Monkey Mia. It doesn't end there: meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Denham trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Denham takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

3
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Kalbarri Pelican Feeding. Visit Chinaman's Beach and Pot Alley Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout, explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon, and don't miss a visit to Zuytdorp Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kalbarri trip website .

You can drive from Denham to Kalbarri in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ningaloo Marine Park and Ningaloo Reef. Take a break from the city and head to Yardie Creek and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth trip builder app .

You can drive from Kalbarri to Exmouth in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. October in Exmouth sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Shark Diving

1
night
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. On the 13th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, then kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, and then kick back and relax at Twilight Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, then explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Drive, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Esperance trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in October, things will get slightly colder in Esperance: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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