28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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28 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Tashkent
Fly:  27​h
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Tashkent

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Broome trip planner .

Tashkent, Uzbekistan to Broome is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Tashkent to Broome due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Broome are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Take a break from Exmouth with a short trip to Ningaloo Marine Park in Coral Bay, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, get curious at Ningaloo Centre, step off the mainland to explore Muiron Islands, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Broome, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Exmouth, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
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. Get outdoors at Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Twilight Bay, cruise along Great Ocean Drive, steep yourself in history at Esperance Stonehenge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ten Mile Lagoon.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Exmouth in January; daily highs in Esperance reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to 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
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Greens Pool and Cheynes Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Denmark (Elephant Rocks & Anvil Beach) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, get great views at Sharp Point, get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Albany online vacation planner .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Esperance in January, expect nights in Albany to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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.
Get in touch with nature at Meelup Beach and Lake Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Ngilgi Cave (in Yallingup), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). Spend the 31st (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, Head underground at Mammoth Cave, enjoy the sea views from Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River online trip planner .

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Boranup, Busselton Jetty, Ngilgi Cave, Jewel Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave

7
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get outdoors at Swan River and Cottesloe Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Fremantle Prison (in Fremantle) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). Dedicate the 10th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Perth tour planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Perth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockingham, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Perth Zoo, Fremantle Prison
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caversham Wildlife Park ©
Caversham Wildlife Park
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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