27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Esperance
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Augusta
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dunsborough
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Perth
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Turquoise Bay. Relax by the water at Osprey Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, explore the stunning scenery at Shothole Canyon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Range National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth journey builder .

Sydney to Exmouth is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Exmouth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©

3
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. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Le Grand National Park and Lucky Bay. Relax by the water at Twilight Bay and Blue Haven Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, hike along Kepwari Walk Trail, and don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Esperance vacation website .

You can 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 August, things will get little chillier in Esperance: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Denmark.

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
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Visiting Greens Pool and Emu Point will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Little Beach and Anvil Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Albany (Albany Town Hall, Albany Wind Farm, & more). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Singlefile Wines and kick back and relax at Lights Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denmark day trip planner.

Drive from Esperance to Denmark in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Denmark can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Albany
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

1
night
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, explore the fascinating underground world of Jewel Cave, then kick back and relax at Hamelin Bay, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and finally explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Augusta trip site .

Drive from Denmark to Augusta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamelin Bay Jetty, Hamelin Bay, Lake Cave
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Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

3
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. We've included these beaches for you: Meelup Beach and Smiths Beach. Wonnerup and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Yallingup Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Ngilgi Cave, kick back and relax at Injidup Beach, and explore the activities along Bunker Bay.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Dunsborough fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Augusta to Dunsborough takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Busselton, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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.
Relax by the water at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fremantle Prison and All Saints Anglican Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Lancaster Wines (in West Swan), The Fremantle Round House (in Fremantle) and Millendon (Tyler's Vineyard & Olive Farm Wines). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, enjoy the sand and surf at Trigg Beach, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, and stroll through Mettam's Pool.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Perth road trip site .

You can drive from Dunsborough to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Perth, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Denham.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, Trigg, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, and then take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Francois Peron National Park.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Denham sightseeing planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Perth to Denham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cable Beach and Roebuck Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Broome Town Beach and Gantheaume Point. Spend the 16th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, stop by Uniquely Broome, explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Denham to Broome in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 18:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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