37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Toulouse
Fly:  34​h
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Toulouse

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cable Beach and Roebuck Bay. Appreciate the collections at Broome Historical Museum and SSJG Heritage Centre. Spend the 27th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reddell Beach, view the masterpieces at Broome Gallery, and look for gifts at The Courthouse Collection.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome online road trip planner .

Toulouse, France to Broome is an approximately 34-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Toulouse in December: high temperatures in Broome hover around 39°C and lows are around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Turquoise Bay and Osprey Bay. Step out of Exmouth to go to Coral Bay and see Ningaloo Marine Park, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, stroll through Mauritius Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Exmouth trip maker .

Getting from Broome to Exmouth by combination of flight and car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Broome in December: highs in Exmouth hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Marine Park, Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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. Visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fourth Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Hellfire Bay, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Esperance travel route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Esperance takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Exmouth in January; daily highs in Esperance reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Albany.

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
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Greens Pool and Cosy Corner Beach. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Anvil Beach (in Denmark), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Waychinicup National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Little Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Muttonbird Beach and Shelter Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albany visit planner.

Drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Esperance in January, you will find days in Albany are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Waychinicup National Park, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 15:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Meelup Beach and Surfers Point. Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Hamelin Bay Jetty will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup), Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup (in Quedjinup) and Busselton (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Busselton Jetty). Spend the 17th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at McLeod Creek Wines, stroll through Hamelin Bay, and identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Busselton, Cowaramup Bay, Cape Grace Wines, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Yallingup Beach
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Relax by the water at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah), Zanthorrea Nursery (in Maida Vale) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, kick back and relax at Mullaloo Beach, explore the activities along Swan River, and stroll through Mettam's Pool.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Perth trip itinerary planner .

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 January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Penguin Island, Matilda Bay Reserve, Mullaloo Beach, PWR Urban Ascent, Caversham Wildlife Park
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 28:
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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