43 days in Western Australia Itinerary

43 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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43 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  26​h
1
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Perth
— 9 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Manchester

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Courthouse Collection and Broome Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Short St Gallery and SSJG Heritage Centre. Spend the 7th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, stroll through Roebuck Bay, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and hunt for treasures at Courthouse Markets.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Broome holiday builder .

Manchester, UK to Broome is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in February, things will get much warmer in Broome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

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

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Ningaloo Gallery and Ningaloo Centre. Change things up with a short trip to Ningaloo Marine Park in Coral Bay (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, browse the different shops at Ross Street Mall Shopping Centre Exmouth, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Exmouth route app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Broome in February, expect nights in Exmouth to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 44°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area

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. You'll get in some beach time at Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Twilight Bay and Salmon Beach. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove, make a trip to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hellfire Bay, and look for gifts at Mermaid Leather.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Esperance online visit planner .

You can fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in February, expect Esperance to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Albany.

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
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

7
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.
Visit Greens Pool and Cosy Corner Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Anzac Centre and Vancouver Arts Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Denmark (Lights Beach, Anvil Beach, & more), Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park) and South Coast WoodWorks Gallery (in Youngs Siding). There's much more to do: stroll through Little Beach, kick back and relax at Emu Point, get great views at Rotary Lookout Albany, and view the masterpieces at Torbay Glass Studio.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in February, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, South Coast WoodWorks Gallery
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup and JahRoc Galleries. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tracie Anderson Ceramics and Christian Fletcher Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Bunbury (Bunbury Farmers Market & Wyalup-Rocky Point), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Yallingup (Yallingup Beach & The Studio Gallery). Spend the 2nd (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: Head underground at Lake Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Margaret River road trip planning app .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Busselton, Dunsborough, Cowaramup, Bunbury
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

9
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fremantle Prison and Illusionary Art. Do your shopping at Fremantle Markets and The Sacred India Gallery. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Jadran Wines (in Orange Grove), Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo) and Fremantle (Japingka Gallery, The Fremantle Round House, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Caversham Wildlife Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Perth journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, The Sacred India Gallery, Matilda Bay Reserve, Perth Zoo, St Johns Lutheran Church
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Fremantle Markets ©
Fremantle Markets
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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