29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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29 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  28​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Esperance
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

3
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 in touch with nature at Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point. Museum-lovers will get to explore Broome Historical Museum and SSJG Heritage Centre. Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Broome itinerary app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Broome is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Broome due to the time zone difference. In October, Broome is much hotter than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. On the 11th (Sun), kick back and relax at Shell Beach, take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Francois Peron National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Denham trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Denham takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 13th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, get outside with Aqua Rush, look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coral Bay attractions planning website .

Drive from Denham to Coral Bay in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Take a break from the city and head to Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Potshot Memorial and The Ningaloo Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, stroll through Osprey Bay, and see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Esperance Stonehenge and Anything & Everything Esperance. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Le Grand National Park and Ten Mile Lagoon. There's lots more to do: stroll through Twilight Bay, kick back and relax at Thistle Cove, cruise along Great Ocean Drive, and make a trip to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Esperance trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Esperance takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Exmouth in October: high temperatures in Esperance hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) 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
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

3
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 outdoors at Greens Pool and Little Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Go for a jaunt from Albany to Stirling Range National Park to see Bluff Knoll about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery, and kick back and relax at Middleton Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Albany itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Esperance in October: highs in Albany hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Bluff Knoll, Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Albany's Historic Whaling Station ©
Albany's Historic Whaling Station

3
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 Dolphin & Whale Watching and Meelup Beach. Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door (in Yallingup) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). Spend the 26th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

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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 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Busselton, Jewel Cave, Lake Cave, Meelup Beach, Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fremantle Prison and Art Gallery of Western Australia. Visiting Cottesloe Beach and Caversham Wildlife Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Secret Harbour Beach (in Secret Harbour) and Penguin Island (in Rockingham). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Swan River, kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Stories on the Wall, The Goods Shed, Secret Harbour Beach, Penguin Island
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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