28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Denham
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: London

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.
Get some historical perspective at Catholic Diocese of Broome and Japanese Cemetery. Visit Roebuck Bay and Reddell Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, view the masterpieces at Short St Gallery, and examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome online tour itinerary maker .

London, UK to Broome is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Australian Western Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from London in October, expect Broome to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Japanese Cemetery ©
Japanese Cemetery
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

1
night
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to Kalgoorlie Town Hall, admire all the interesting features of The Superpit, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Goldfields, and finally make a trip to Questa Casa. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Warden Finnerty's Residence, take an in-depth tour of Hannans North Tourist Mine, and then head outdoors with Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kalgoorlie-Boulder sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kalgoorlie-Boulder takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Broome in October: highs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Warden Finnerty's Residence
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Questa Casa ©
Questa Casa

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. Relax by the water at Twilight Bay and Thistle Cove. Get a sense of the local culture at Esperance Museum and Cindy Poole Glass Gallery. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lucky Bay, make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and stroll through Blue Haven Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Esperance holiday app .

You can drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in October, expect Esperance to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

4
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 Albany Convict Gaol & Museum and Rising Star Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Emu Point and Little Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Greens Pool (in Denmark), Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup) and The Denmark Heritage Cider Company (in Scotsdale). Spend the 3rd (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, and admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Albany attractions planner.

Drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Duke's Vineyard
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Desert Mounted Corps Memorial ©
Desert Mounted Corps Memorial
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Gabriel Chocolate or Bunbury Farmers Market. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Surfers Point and Yallingup Beach. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton), Sugarloaf Rock (in Cape Naturaliste) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Gnarabup Beach, learn about winemaking at Brown Hill Estate, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, and cruise along Caves Road.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River online travel route 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Providore, Bunbury Farmers Market, Surfers Point
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Brown Hill Estate ©
Brown Hill Estate
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

2
nights
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. Popular historic sites such as Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground and St Francis Xavier Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Geraldton and Greenough Museum & Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geraldton: Port Denison (South Beach & Granny's Beach). The adventure continues: stroll through Town Beach, browse the exhibits of Latitude Gallery Jewellers, see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads, and enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geraldton route builder .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Margaret River to Geraldton in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Denison, Greenough, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
St Francis Xavier Cathedral ©
St Francis Xavier Cathedral

3
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. We've included these beaches for you: Shark Bay and Shell Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Francois Peron National Park and Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium and take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff.

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

You can drive from Geraldton to Denham in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites ©
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites

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