51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Dunsborough
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Perth
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Denham
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Broome Town Beach and Broome Bird Observatory. Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, stroll through Reddell Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Broome online trip maker .

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Broome is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, things will get a bit warmer in Broome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Emma Gorge and Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve. When in Kununurra, make a side trip to see Marglu Billabong in Wyndham, approximately 1h 10 min away. Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. On the 14th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ord River, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, and shop like a local with Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kununurra day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in September, you will find days in Kununurra are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Albany.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marlgu Billabong
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong

6
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Valley of the Giants. Venture out of the city with trips to Denmark (Forest Hill Vineyard, Harewood Estate Winery, & more) and Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Emu Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning site .

Fly from Kununurra to Albany in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Kununurra in September, plan for colder days in Albany, with highs around 21°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Denmark, Duke's Vineyard, Valley of the Giants
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

6
nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Explore hidden gems such as Sunflowers Animal Farm and Brookwood Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Dunsborough side-trips: Surfers Point (in Prevelly) and Margaret River (Hamelin Bay, Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, & more). Dedicate the 25th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dunsborough online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Dunsborough takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Margaret River, Cowaramup, Yallingup, Willespie, Surfers Point
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Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rockingham Beach and City Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Little Creatures, & more), Point Peron (in Rockingham) and Dolphin Quay (in Mandurah). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick's Basilica, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and do a tasting at Tyler's Vineyard.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Perth online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Dunsborough to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Perth are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Cohunu Koala Park, Caversham Wildlife Park, Dolphin Quay
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve
Point Peron ©
Point Peron

6
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Twilight Bay and Esperance Stonehenge. Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lucky Bay, take some stellar pictures from Observatory Point and Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, and look for gifts at Mermaid Leather.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Perth to Esperance in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Esperance are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ningaloo Marine Park and Ningaloo Reef. Spend the 15th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. There's lots more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Bundegi Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Exmouth online tour planner .

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Esperance in October: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around 39°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Shark Diving

4
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Explore hidden gems such as Shark Bay and Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve. Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia, enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium, and get great views at Eagle Bluff.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Denham trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Exmouth to Denham in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

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