37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
3
Busselton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Augusta
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Esperance
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Zurich

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, The Fremantle Round House, & more), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah). Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Dedicate the 10th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Perth online trip builder .

Zurich, Switzerland to Perth is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in December; daily highs in Perth reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah Cruises, Caversham Wildlife Park, Adventure World Perth Australia, Scarborough Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
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.
Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, and enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Broome journey website .

You can fly from Perth to Broome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Perth, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Busselton.

Things to do in Broome

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

1
night
Busselton

Busselton ©
With a reputation for making things convenient and comfortable for visitors, Busselton has been voted Australia's best tourist town several times.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at Gabriel Chocolate, contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay, and then take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Margaret River Chocolate Company, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Meelup Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Busselton road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Broome to Busselton in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Busselton

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Yallingup, Margaret River Chocolate Company
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay

4
nights
Augusta

Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Augusta: Margaret River (SUGARMAN & Food Tours). Spend the 18th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, and learn about winemaking at McLeod Creek Wines.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Augusta trip planner.

You can drive from Busselton to Augusta in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Augusta

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Margaret River, Boranup, McLeod Creek Wines
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

6
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 Albany's surroundings by going to Greens Pool (in Denmark), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Walpole (Mandalay Beach & Tree Top Walk). Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Torndirrup National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, make a trip to Padre White Lookout, kick back and relax at Little Beach, and stroll through Emu Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Albany itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Augusta to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Albany, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Walpole, Bluff Knoll, Greens Pool
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

5
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 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Esperance tour itinerary builder site .

Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for adventure, beaches, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, browse the different shops at Ross Street Mall Shopping Centre Exmouth, appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Exmouth trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Esperance in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 44°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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