51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  26​h
1
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Denham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Wanneroo
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Scarborough
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Perth
— 4 nights
train:  45​min
8
Rockingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Margaret River
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Augusta
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Pemberton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Walpole
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
13
Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
14
Albany
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
15
Esperance
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  3​h 30​min
16
Cottesloe
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  4​h
17
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Dusseldorf

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for adventure, beaches, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Turquoise Bay, enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Exmouth Tackle & Camping Supplies.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Exmouth road trip planning tool .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Exmouth is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to Exmouth is 7 hours. Traveling from Dusseldorf in March, things will get much warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 43°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark Bay and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denham trip planner .

You can drive from Exmouth to Denham in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Monkey Mia
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon, meet the residents at Rainbow Jungle, and then identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then get great views at Red Bluff.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kalbarri sightseeing planner .

Drive from Denham to Kalbarri in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
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Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding

1
night
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. On the 10th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nambung National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Thetis, take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cervantes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Cervantes takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature
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Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

1
night
Wanneroo

Wanneroo ©
On the 12th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Yanchep Lagoon Beach and then take in the pleasant sights at Yanchep National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): cool off at The Maze, home of Outback Splash.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Wanneroo trip app .

Traveling by car from Cervantes to Wanneroo takes 2 hours. In March in Wanneroo, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Scarborough.

Things to do in Wanneroo

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Maze, home of Outback Splash
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The Maze, home of Outback Splash ©
The Maze, home of Outback Splash
Yanchep Lagoon Beach ©
Yanchep Lagoon Beach
Yanchep National Park ©
Yanchep National Park

1
night
Scarborough

Scarborough ©
Scarborough is a coastal suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located approximately 14 km northwest of the city centre in the City of Stirling local government area. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Hillarys Boat Harbour, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at AQWA, and then kick back and relax at Scarborough Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Sorrento Quay Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mettam's Pool, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Scarborough trip itinerary site .

Scarborough is just a stone's throw from Wanneroo. March in Scarborough sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Scarborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hillarys, Trigg
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Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach
Hillarys Boat Harbour ©
Hillarys Boat Harbour

4
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.
Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World Perth Australia. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Perth Mint, and take in the views from Elizabeth Quay.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Perth trip planner .

Perth is just a short distance from Scarborough. March in Perth sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rockingham.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Matilda Bay Reserve, Perth Zoo, Adventure World Perth Australia
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

2
nights
Rockingham

Rockingham ©
Rockingham is a local government in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. On the 21st (Thu), take a memorable tour with Mandurah Cruises, then take a leisurely stroll along Dolphin Quay, and then stroll through Baldivis Children's Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockingham Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Challenger Beach, and then head off the coast to Penguin Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockingham visit app .

You can take a train from Perth to Rockingham in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rockingham are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Rockingham

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandurah, Baldivis Children's Forest, Challenger Beach
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Mandurah Cruises ©
Mandurah Cruises
Penguin Island ©
Penguin Island

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Dunsborough (Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse & Meelup Beach) and Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste). Spend the 23rd (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, Head underground at Ngilgi Cave, learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yallingup Beach.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip maker .

Traveling by car from Rockingham to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Boranup, Busselton Jetty, Bunker Bay
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

2
nights
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Blackwood River Foreshore, explore the striking landscape at Jewel Cave, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boranup Karri Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Hamelin Bay Jetty, enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, then steep yourself in history at Water wheel, then get your game on at Augusta Mini Golf, and finally examine the collection at Augusta Historical Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Augusta trip itinerary maker .

Augusta is just a stone's throw from Margaret River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boranup Karri Forest, Hamelin Bay Jetty
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
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Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest

2
nights
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum, don't miss a visit to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, then see human ingenuity at work at Big Brook Dam, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Gloucester Tree. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Beedelup National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pemberton online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Augusta to Pemberton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Beedelup National Park ©
Beedelup National Park
Gloucester Tree ©
Gloucester Tree
The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum ©

2
nights
Walpole

Walpole ©
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. On the 1st (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Petrichor Gallery, hike along Tree Top Walk, then cruise along Knoll Scenic Drive, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coalmine Beach. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Circular Pool, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Tingle Tree, and then go for a walk through Valley of the Giants.

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

Traveling by car from Pemberton to Walpole takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a bus to Denmark.

Things to do in Walpole

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Valley of the Giants
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Tree Top Walk ©
Tree Top Walk
Valley of the Giants ©
Valley of the Giants
Circular Pool ©
Circular Pool

2
nights
Denmark

Denmark ©
Denmark's population of over 2,700 people grows to several times that number during tourist season because of its natural wonders.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Greens Pool, look for gifts at Bartholomews Meadery, and then kick back and relax at Peaceful Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Beach, learn about winemaking at Singlefile Wines, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Denmark vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Walpole to Denmark by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In April, daily temperatures in Denmark can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Denmark

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Peaceful Bay ©
Peaceful Bay
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

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: Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station, explore and take pictures at Replica of the Brig Amity, and make a trip to Albany Wind Farm.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Albany holiday builder tool .

Getting from Denmark to Albany by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April in Albany, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cosy Corner Beach, Bluff Knoll, Cheynes Beach
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

4
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 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove, browse the exhibits of Section Glass Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, and don't miss a visit to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm.

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Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Cottesloe.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

2
nights
Cottesloe

Cottesloe ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Optus Stadium, then kick back and relax at City Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Monument Hill War Memorial, then explore the activities along Tomato Lake, and then admire the engineering at Mundaring Weir.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cottesloe journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Esperance to Cottesloe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Esperance, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cottesloe, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Cottesloe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

City Beach, Tomato Lake, Mundaring Weir, Optus Stadium, Monument Hill War Memorial
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Optus Stadium ©
Optus Stadium
Monument Hill War Memorial ©
Monument Hill War Memorial

3
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.
Spend the 17th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, make a trip to Broome Factory, tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach, and stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip maker app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Cottesloe to Broome in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cottesloe in April, with highs in Broome at 40°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

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