32 days in Western Australia Itinerary

32 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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32 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Geraldton
1
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Mount Magnet
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Meekatharra
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Newman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Karijini National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Marble Bar
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Karratha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Coral Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Carnarvon
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Monkey Mia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Geraldton

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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. On the 2nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary, then examine the collection at The Tin Heads, then take an in-depth tour of Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, and finally brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Coalseam Conservation Park and then identify plant and animal life at Greenough Wildlife Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Geraldton sightseeing planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Geraldton. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Magnet.

Things to do in Geraldton

Wildlife Parks Museums
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park

1
night
Mount Magnet

Mount Magnet
Mount Magnet is one of the Mid West region’s original gold mining towns, and the longest surviving gold mining settlement in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Mount Magnet Mining and Pastoral Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Magnet trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Mount Magnet takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meekatharra.

Things to do in Mount Magnet

Museums
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1
night
Meekatharra

Meekatharra
To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Meekatharra trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Magnet to Meekatharra takes 7.5 hours. On the 5th (Sat), you're off toNewman.

Things to do in Meekatharra

Nature Parks
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1
night
Newman

Newman ©
Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. On the 6th (Sun), get great views at Radio Hill Lookout.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Newman road trip site .

Traveling by car from Meekatharra to Newman takes 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Newman are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Karijini National Park.
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Radio Hill Lookout ©
Radio Hill Lookout

5
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Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) and Knox Gorge. Step out of the city life by going to Dales Gorge Campground and Mount Nameless.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Karijini National Park online route builder .

Traveling by car from Newman to Karijini National Park takes 3.5 hours. September in Karijini National Park sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Marble Bar.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
Kalamina Gorge ©
Kalamina Gorge

1
night
Marble Bar

Marble Bar ©
Marble Bar is a town and rock formation in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Carawine Gorge and then take an in-depth tour of Comet Mine.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Marble Bar vacation website .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Marble Bar takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Marble Bar

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Carawine Gorge ©
Carawine Gorge

1
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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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spoil Bank, examine the collection at Don Rhodes Mining Museum, then stroll through Pretty Pool, and finally make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, make a trip to Redbank Bridge Lookout, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Hedland journey planner .

Traveling by car from Marble Bar to Port Hedland takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Port Hedland are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Don Rhodes Mining Museum ©
Don Rhodes Mining Museum
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland ©
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland

4
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at SSJG Heritage Centre and Broome Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Broome Bird Observatory and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Roebuck Bay, kick back and relax at Reddell Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and stroll the grounds of Chinese Cemetery.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Broome vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Hedland to Broome. In September, daytime highs in Broome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): make a trip to Dampier Port, then don't miss a visit to Deep Gorge, then get great views at Staircase To The Moon, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Cossack Heritage Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Karratha online travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Broome to Karratha with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karratha

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dampier
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Deep Gorge ©
Deep Gorge

4
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Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. We've included these beaches for you: Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Turquoise Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Shothole Canyon and Safaris. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Charles Knife Canyon, appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth itinerary planner .

You can drive from Karratha to Exmouth in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 24th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Aqua Rush, look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Coral Bay online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Coral Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum and Carnarvon Heritage Precinct will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at The Fascine and Mount Augustus. The adventure continues: make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes, go for a stroll along the water at Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina, and join the crowd at Carnarvon Speedway.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Carnarvon holiday builder site .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 2.5 hours. In September in Carnarvon, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Mount Augustus ©
Mount Augustus
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

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Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia ©
Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia Reserve and then steep yourself in history at Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Monkey Mia travel planner .

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Monkey Mia takes 4 hours. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station
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Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve
Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station ©
Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station

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