37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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37 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Coral Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Broome Historical Museum and Broome Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cable Beach and Reddell Beach. Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and take in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Broome day trip planner .

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) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, you will find days in Broome are much hotter (40°C), and nights are a bit warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

1
night
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Coral Bay online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Broome to Coral Bay by combination of flight and car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial. Visit Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, enjoy the sand and surf at Mauritius Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek, and view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. April in Exmouth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Warnbro Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Glen Cowans' Studio at the Roundhouse), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo, take in the views from Elizabeth Quay, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Perth day trip planning website .

Fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in May, things will get a bit cooler in Perth: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, Warnbro Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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. Visiting Lake Cave and Hamelin Bay will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup) and Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse (in Augusta). Spend the 10th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River road trip planning website .

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Cowaramup, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Surfers Point, Lake Cave
Find places to stay May 9 — 15:
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
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.
Relax by the water at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Little Beach and The Gap and Natural Bridge. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Denmark (Dark Side Chocolates, Forest Hill Vineyard, & more) and Lowlands Beach (in Lowlands). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Emu Point, explore the world behind art at Vancouver Arts Centre, and admire the landmark architecture of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daytime highs in Albany are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

6
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. Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Anything & Everything Esperance are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bandy Creek, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, and take some stellar pictures from Observatory Point and Lookout.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Esperance trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

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