28 days in Australia Itinerary

28 days in Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Dunsborough
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Denmark
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Esperance
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Perth

4
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and City Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Aviation Heritage Museum and St Patrick's Basilica. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Mandurah) and Rockingham (Rockingham Beach & Point Peron). And it doesn't end there: stroll through South Beach Recreation Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Mettam's Pool, and pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Perth sightseeing planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Perth. December in Perth sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Mettam's Pool, Aviation Heritage Museum, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

5
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. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yallingup Beach and Cowaramup Bay. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bunker Bay and Injidup Beach. Take a break from Dunsborough with a short trip to Brookwood Estate in Cowaramup, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Sugarloaf Rock, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, stroll through Smiths Beach, and kick back and relax at Meelup Beach.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dunsborough trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Perth to Dunsborough in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Cowaramup Bay, Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup, Knotting Hill Estate Vineyard
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Smiths Beach ©
Smiths Beach

2
nights
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. On the 8th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Giants Cave, learn about winemaking at Redgate Wines, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfers Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Water wheel, explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, then do a tasting at Firetail Wines, then do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Boranup Karri Forest.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Augusta trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dunsborough to Augusta by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Denmark.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

McLeod Creek Wines, Redgate Wines, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Giants Cave, Boranup Karri Forest
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Giants Cave ©
Giants Cave
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest

5
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lowlands Beach and Shelley Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Singlefile Wines and Moombaki Wines. Take a break from Denmark with a short trip to Giant Tingle Tree in Walpole, about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Peaceful Bay, identify plant and animal life at Anvil Beach, learn about winemaking at Rising Star Winery, and stroll through Lights Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Denmark driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Augusta to Denmark takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Denmark, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lowlands Beach, Giant Tingle Tree
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Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree

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.
Get some historical perspective at Princess Royal Fortress and The Church of Saint John the Evangelist. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cheynes Beach and Nanarup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park), Granite Skywalk (in Porongurup National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). Spend the 19th (Sat) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Emu Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misery Beach, admire all the interesting features of Replica of the Brig Amity, and view the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Albany online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Denmark to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Albany are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cheynes Beach, Bluff Knoll, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Granite Skywalk
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Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll

5
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. You'll get in some beach time at Thistle Cove and Blue Haven Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Twilight Bay and Salmon Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lucky Bay, look for gifts at Mermaid Leather, don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, and steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Esperance trip maker app .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Esperance are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Esperance

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

1
night
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Goldfields, steep yourself in history at Hannans North Tourist Mine, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to Kalgoorlie Town Hall.

Discover how to plan a Kalgoorlie-Boulder trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Esperance to Kalgoorlie-Boulder takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Esperance in January, with highs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder at 39°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout ©

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