5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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5 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Perth
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Broome
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne


3
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.
Fremantle Prison and Fig Tree Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Cottesloe Beach and Scarborough Beach. Go for a jaunt from Perth to Millendon to see Tyler's Vineyard about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, and explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

Melbourne to Perth is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Perth is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Perth, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Millendon, The Sacred India Gallery, Scarborough Beach, Cottesloe Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

1
night
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.
On the 27th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip planner.

Fly from Perth to Broome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in May; daily highs in Broome reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach

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