27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Bismarck
Fly:  41​h
1
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Esperance
— 4 nights
3
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  34​h
End: Bismarck

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Relax by the water at Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Visiting Shark Diving and Ningaloo Reef will get you outdoors. Step out of Exmouth with an excursion to Ningaloo Marine Park in Coral Bay--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Osprey Bay, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy the sand and surf at Wobiri Beach, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary maker website .

Bismarck, USA to Exmouth is an approximately 41-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 14 hours. Traveling from Bismarck in March, things will get much hotter in Exmouth: highs are around 98°F and lows about 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ningaloo Marine Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Fishing Charters & Tours

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 outdoors at Cape Le Grand National Park and Lucky Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Twilight Bay and Blue Haven Beach. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, kick back and relax at Salmon Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fourth Beach, and steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Esperance online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Exmouth in March, plan for much colder days in Esperance, with highs around 78°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

5
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.
The Church of Saint John the Evangelist and Point King Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at National Anzac Centre and Forest Hill Vineyard. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Greens Pool, Shelley Beach, & more), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cable Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misery Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Albany sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. Get in touch with nature at Lake Cave and Bunker Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). Spend the 18th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay, and do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River road trip site .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup Beach, Cowaramup Bay, Lake Cave, Jewel Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Popular historic sites such as The Bell Tower and Greek Orthodox Church of Evangelismos are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cottesloe Beach, see the interesting displays at The Railway Museum, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, and walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Perth attractions tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Perth by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Perth are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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