42 days in Western Australia Itinerary

42 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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42 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h
4
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Geraldton
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: London

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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, look for gifts at Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Broome trip planner .

London, UK to Broome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from London to Broome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Broome to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Explore Kununurra's surroundings by going to Wyndham (Five Rivers Lookout & Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, walk around Mitchell River National Park, explore the striking landscape of Mirima National Park, and go deep underground at ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND.

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Fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wyndham, Lake Argyle
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park
On the 20th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Purnululu National Park holiday builder app .

You can drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks
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3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Take a break from Karijini National Park with a short trip to Mount Nameless in Tom Price, about 58 minutes away.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Karijini National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Purnululu National Park to Karijini National Park in 20.5 hours. August in Karijini National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mandu Mandu Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Exmouth takes 7.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Exmouth are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Change things up with these side-trips from Geraldton: Kalbarri (Island Rock & Natural Bridge, Zuytdorp Cliffs, & more). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, kick back and relax at Pot Alley Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, and step off the mainland to explore Abrolhos Islands.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Geraldton journey planner.

You can fly from Exmouth to Geraldton in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August, Geraldton is a bit cooler than Exmouth - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kalbarri, Kalbarri National Park, Abrolhos Islands
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Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Prawn Rock Channel, Greens Pool, & more), Waychinicup National Park (in Cheynes) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, take some stellar pictures from Sharp Point, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and stop by Yilgarnia Wines and Wildflowers.

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Traveling by flight from Geraldton to Albany takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Geraldton in September, expect nights in Albany to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Bluff Knoll, Waychinicup National Park
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Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Busselton (Busselton Jetty & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Jewel Cave (in Augusta) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at D’Entrecasteaux National Park. There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, and look for gifts at Howling Wolves Wines Cellar Door.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Busselton, Island Brook Estate Winery, Jewel Cave
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & The Shipwreck Galleries), Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine (in Harvey) and Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and appreciate the history behind State War Memorial.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Perth vacation planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Perth sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Old Blythewood, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, Cottesloe Beach, Lake Navarino Forest Park
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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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