28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
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Perth
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monkey Mia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Karratha
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Broome
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
11
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
12
Halls Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
13
Broome
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
14
Newman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Meekatharra
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
16
Cue
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Perth

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Perth

Perth
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Perth. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll set off for Geraldton on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Geraldton travel route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Geraldton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Geraldton are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rainbow Jungle, and then get great views at Red Bluff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Nature’s Window.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kalbarri planning website .

You can drive from Geraldton to Kalbarri in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Kayaking & Canoeing
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

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Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia ©
Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 4th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia Reserve.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monkey Mia tour planning website .

Getting from Kalbarri to Monkey Mia by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll set off for Carnarvon on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Wildlife Parks
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Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to One Mile Jetty, then take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Augustus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes and then take in the waterfront at The Fascine.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Carnarvon trip planning site .

Getting from Monkey Mia to Carnarvon by car takes about 4 hours. May in Carnarvon sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Mount Augustus ©
Mount Augustus
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
One Mile Jetty ©
One Mile Jetty

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and finally appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Turquoise Bay.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Exmouth online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Exmouth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May in Exmouth, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Shark Diving
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack, don't miss a visit to Dampier Port, then get great views at Staircase To The Moon, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack Heritage Trail. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, then don't miss a visit to Deep Gorge, then browse the collection at Karratha Public Library, and finally grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Karratha vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Karratha takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Dampier, Cossack
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Cossack ©
Cossack
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre

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Port Hedland

Port Hedland
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Pretty Pool.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Hedland online route planner .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Port Hedland takes 3 hours. May in Port Hedland sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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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 13th (Wed), walk around 12 Mile Bird Park and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Port Hedland to Broome with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Broome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Broome

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
12 Mile Bird Park ©
12 Mile Bird Park

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Fitzroy Crossing

Fitzroy Crossing ©
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Geikie Gorge National Park. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Geikie Gorge National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fitzroy Crossing trip planner .

Drive from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature Parks
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

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Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
When in Kununurra, make a side trip to see Five Rivers Lookout in Wyndham, approximately 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Ord River, browse the exhibits of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Artopia Kununurra, and explore the striking landscape of Mirima National Park.

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

Drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Kununurra in 7 hours. May in Kununurra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Argyle, Five Rivers Lookout
Find places to stay May 15 — 21:
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Lake Argyle ©
Lake Argyle
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

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Halls Creek

Halls Creek
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bungle Bungle Range. On the 21st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Halls Creek road trip site .

You can drive from Kununurra to Halls Creek in 4 hours. You'll set off for Broome on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Halls Creek

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bungle Bungle Range
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

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Broome

Broome ©
See some other sides of Broome: stroll through Cable Beach, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Broome online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Halls Creek to Broome by car takes about 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Newman.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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Newman

Newman
Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newman sightseeing planner.

Getting from Broome to Newman by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Broome in May, with highs in Newman at 30°C and lows at 15°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off toMeekatharra.
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

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Meekatharra

Meekatharra
For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Meekatharra planning app .

You can drive from Newman to Meekatharra in 6 hours. You will leave for Cue on the 27th (Wed).

Things to do in Meekatharra

Nature Parks
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Cue

Cue ©
Cue is a small town in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 620 km north-east of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Walga Rock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cue online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Meekatharra to Cue in 6.5 hours. You will leave for home on the 28th (Thu).
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
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Walga Rock ©
Walga Rock

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