50 days in Western Australia Itinerary

50 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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50 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  24​h
1
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 15​min
3
Kalbarri
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Esperance
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Perth
— 9 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Berlin

5
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: stroll through Cable Beach, stop by Cygnet Bay Pearls Showroom, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome trip itinerary planner .

Berlin, Germany to Broome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kununurra: Wyndham (The Grotto, Wyndham Port and Jetty, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mitchell River National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Kangaroo Haven, view the masterpieces at Birdland Functional Art, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Argyle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kununurra trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wyndham, Lake Argyle
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Lake Argyle ©
Lake Argyle
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts

4
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Kalbarri is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Zuytdorp Cliffs, contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon, push the limits with an extreme tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Pot Alley Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kalbarri trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kununurra to Kalbarri takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 27th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then head outdoors with Aqua Rush.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Coral Bay road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Coral Bay takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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. Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. There's lots more to do: stroll through Turquoise Bay, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, and enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Exmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Exmouth, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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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. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, take some stellar pictures from Observatory Point and Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Esperance trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, Esperance is little chillier than Exmouth - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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.
Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park), Walpole (Tree Top Walk & Mandalay Beach) and Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, stroll through Little Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Albany trip website .

Getting from Esperance to Albany by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. February in Albany sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Cosy Corner Beach, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 13:
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Dunsborough (Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse & Meelup Beach) and Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, & more). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, explore the activities along Bunker Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hamelin Bay.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip builder .

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Wilyabrup, Boranup, Augusta
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, & more), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Red Umbrella Art Gallery (in South Fremantle). There's lots more to do: walk around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth itinerary planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Peel Zoo, Cottesloe Beach, Hillarys Boat Harbour
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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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