36 days in Western Australia Itinerary

36 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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36 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
4
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Albany
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Sydney

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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 8th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and browse the exhibits of Yane Sotiroski Photography Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Broome day trip planning website .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Broome to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Ord River, take in the views from Ivanhoe Crossing, explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge, and explore and take pictures at ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND.

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

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Purnululu National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Spend the 17th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, stroll through Wobiri Beach, and enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Exmouth travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Exmouth takes 24.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Coral Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. There's still lots to do: go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay, explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and stop by Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Denham road trip planning website .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Denham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

5
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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, & more) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). Dedicate the 26th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and get to know the resident critters at Perth Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth day trip planning site .

You can fly from Denham to Perth in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. June in Perth sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, St Johns Lutheran Church, Caversham Wildlife Park, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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 Margaret River's surroundings by going to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Busselton (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Busselton Jetty) and Dunsborough (Mongrel Creek Wines & Meelup Beach). Spend the 29th (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, stop by SUGARMAN, and learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Busselton, Boranup
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Denmark (Greens Pool & Elephant Rocks). Spend the 5th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and kick back and relax at Middleton Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Albany travel planning website .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Albany, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Denmark, Bluff Knoll
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool

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