29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Australia tour itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  31​h
1
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  22​h 30​min
End: Bristol

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Take a break from Exmouth with a short trip to Ningaloo Marine Park in Coral Bay, about 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip maker .

Bristol, UK to Exmouth is an approximately 31-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Bristol to Exmouth. In January, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ningaloo Marine Park, Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Twilight Bay, kick back and relax at Ten Mile Lagoon, cruise along Great Ocean Drive, and head off the coast to Woody Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Esperance online attractions planner .

You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Denmark (Anvil Beach, Elephant Rocks, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Misery Beach, stroll through Goode Beach, and don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Albany road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in January, plan for little chillier days in Albany, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Yallingup (Ngilgi Cave & Canal Rocks), Busselton Jetty (in Busselton) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Spend the 3rd (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire all the interesting features of Caves Road, learn about winemaking at Gralyn Estate, and contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay.

To plan Margaret River vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Boranup, Augusta, Yallingup, Gralyn Estate
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Prison, & more), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Dedicate the 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, and appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Perth online travel planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Perth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Tours Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Adventure World Perth Australia
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

Similar Plans

33 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM NIGERIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 48 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 34 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 31 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 43 days in Western Australia BY A USER FROM LUXEMBOURG October, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in South Australia & Western Australia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans