45 days in Western Australia Itinerary

45 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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45 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Woomera
Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bunbury
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Margaret River
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Albany
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Woomera

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Get some cultural insight at Artopia Kununurra and Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Ord River and El Questro Wilderness Park. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, stop by The Sandalwood Factory, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, and don't miss a visit to Ivanhoe Crossing.

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Woomera to Kununurra is an approximately 31-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Woomera in August, plan for warmer days in Kununurra, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven

7
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 Gallery and Japanese Cemetery. Relax by the water at Cable Beach and Reddell Beach. Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach, kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, and hunt for treasures at Courthouse Markets.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kununurra to Broome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Broome are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Get a sense of the local culture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial. For shopping fun, head to Exmouth Tackle & Camping Supplies or The Ningaloo Gallery. Spend the 31st (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. There's lots more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon, kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, and stroll through Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Broome to Exmouth by combination of flight and car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Broome in August, things will get a bit cooler in Exmouth: highs are around 31°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cottesloe Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some historical perspective at Fremantle Prison and St. Mary's Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman), Emma Blyth Gallery (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (The Fremantle Round House & Fremantle Markets). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and get to know the resident critters at Perth Zoo.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in September, expect Perth to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Herne Hill, The Sacred India Gallery, Stories on the Wall
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Binningup Beach and Back Beach. Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine and Dardanup Heritage Park will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bunbury: Busselton (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Scuba & Snorkeling), Bridgetown (Ooh la Lollipop & The Rabbit Hole) and Collie Art Gallery (in Collie). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Bunbury Farmers Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Manea Park, view the masterpieces at Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, and explore the galleries of Forest Heritage Centre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bunbury holiday maker .

Drive from Perth to Bunbury in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Bunbury

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Australind, Boyanup, Bridgetown, Harvey, Busselton
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Binningup Beach ©
Binningup Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
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 get in some beach time at Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay. Head to Gabriel Chocolate and Tracie Anderson Ceramicsfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Christian Fletcher Gallery (in Dunsborough), The Studio Gallery (in Yallingup) and Sensei Pots Art Gallery Yallingup (in Quedjinup). Spend the 16th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Swallows Welcome Art Studio, kick back and relax at Cowaramup Bay, get a taste of the local shopping with JahRoc Galleries, and take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Margaret River trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Margaret River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Busselton, Boranup, Yallingup, Augusta, Dunsborough
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Anzac Centre and Albany's Historic Whaling Station. Head to The Denmark Heritage Cider Company and Blush Retail Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, & more), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup). Spend the 24th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Little Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Torbay Glass Studio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nanarup Beach, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albany driving holiday planning app .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Denmark, Duke's Vineyard, Bluff Knoll, Nanarup Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre

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