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 + Drive:  31​h
1
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Kalbarri
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Pemberton
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Yallingup
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Zurich

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shell Beach and Ocean Park Aquarium. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay, get great views at Eagle Bluff, and enjoy the sand and surf at Little Lagoon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Denham tour builder tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Denham is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Denham is 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

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

4
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rainbow Jungle and Museum of Geraldton. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kalbarri trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Denham to Kalbarri in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalbarri National Park, Museum of Geraldton
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lucky Bay and Great Ocean Drive. Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach, identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, and examine the collection at Esperance Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Esperance online route planner .

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Kalbarri to Esperance in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Esperance are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

4
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of the Goldfields and Hannans North Tourist Mine. Explore Kalgoorlie-Boulder's surroundings by going to Goldfields Exhibition Museum (in Coolgardie) and Red Hill Lookout (in Kambalda).

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kalgoorlie-Boulder itinerary maker .

Drive from Esperance to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Esperance in January; daily highs in Kalgoorlie-Boulder reach 39°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Coolgardie, Red Hill Lookout
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Questa Casa ©
Questa Casa

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Little Beach and Desert Mounted Corps Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Singlefile Wines, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Middleton Beach, kick back and relax at Emu Point, take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, and steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albany attractions site .

You can fly from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Albany in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in January: high temperatures in Albany hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pemberton.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Valley of the Giants
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Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

4
nights
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gloucester Tree and The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum. Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Beedelup National Park. Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at D’Entrecasteaux National Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, see human ingenuity at work at Big Brook Dam, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gloucester National Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pemberton travel planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Pemberton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yallingup.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks Nature Outdoors
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D’Entrecasteaux National Park ©
D’Entrecasteaux National Park
Gloucester Tree ©
Gloucester Tree
Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree ©
Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree

5
nights
Yallingup

Yallingup ©
Situated right at the southwestern tip of Australia, the town of Yallingup lies on the shore of the Indian Ocean.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Yallingup Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Yallingup side-trips: Margaret River (Caves Road, Amaze'n Margaret River, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Meelup Beach, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, take in the dramatic natural features at Sugarloaf Rock, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yallingup trip itinerary site .

Drive from Pemberton to Yallingup in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Yallingup

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Margaret River, Cowaramup, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Bunker Bay ©
Bunker Bay
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin Quay and Little Creatures. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House, Fremantle Prison, & more). Pack the 31st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and don't miss a visit to The Bell Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Perth vacation planning site .

You can drive from Yallingup to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin Quay, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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