57 days in Western Australia Itinerary

57 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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57 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  25​h
1
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Esperance
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Albany
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Margaret River
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Bunbury
— 5 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
7
Rottnest Island
— 6 nights
ferry + train:  1​h 15​min
8
Perth
— 13 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cable Beach, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Broome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Broome. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Broome at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

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

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, head off the coast to Muiron Islands, take a memorable tour with Tours, and see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Exmouth itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Broome in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Exmouth: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) 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

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. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon, cruise along Great Ocean Drive, and identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Esperance journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Esperance takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Exmouth in January, with highs in Esperance at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

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

7
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 Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, & more) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, hike along Tree Top Walk, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, and kick back and relax at Little Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Albany day trip planning app .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Esperance in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Albany, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Bluff Knoll, Cosy Corner Beach, Tree Top Walk
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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 find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, & more), Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Dunsborough (Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse & Meelup Beach). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Bunker Bay, take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River route maker app .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bunbury.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Explore Bunbury's surroundings by going to Lake Navarino Forest Park (in Waroona), Lake Preston (in Yalgorup National Park) and Barrecas Winery (in Donnybrook). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Bunbury Farmers Market, get your game on at Gravity ETC, explore the activities along Koombana Bay, and let the kids burn off some steam at Forrest Park Miniature Railway Bunbury.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bunbury trip maker tool .

Drive from Margaret River to Bunbury in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Australind, Boyanup, Jalbrook Estate Gardens, Lake Navarino Forest Park, Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
South West Rail & Heritage Centre ©
Bunbury Farmers Market ©
Bunbury Farmers Market
Barrecas Winery ©
Barrecas Winery

6
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Rottnest Island is known for beaches, nature, historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at West End, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Vlamingh, visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Basin.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rottnest Island using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Bunbury to Rottnest Island in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Basin ©
The Basin
Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach

13
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, & more), Penguin Island (in Rockingham) and Pinnaroo Point Beach (in Hillarys). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, get in on the family fun at Adventure World Perth Australia, enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Perth tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and train from Rottnest Island to Perth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In February, daytime highs in Perth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, South Perth, Mandurah, Hillarys, Wireless Hill Park
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 29:
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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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