59 days in Western Australia Itinerary

59 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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59 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bunbury
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Margaret River
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pemberton
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Albany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Esperance
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
8
Kalbarri
— 6 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Perth

6
nights
Perth

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Fremantle Round House and Scitech. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and City Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo), Silver Sands Beach (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (The Artisan Store Fremantle & South Beach Recreation Reserve). On the 2nd (Sat), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Rockingham Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Lancelin Island, stroll through Back Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Western Australia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Perth day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Perth. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in February, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Lancelin, Mandurah, Rockingham Beach, Mullaloo Beach
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
City Beach ©
City Beach

6
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stirling Cottage and St Nicholas Anglican Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bunbury Farmers Market and Binningup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bunbury: Logue Brook Dam (in Yarloop), Harvey (Harvey River Estate & Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Busselton). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, look for gifts at Eaton Fair Shopping Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Koombana Bay, and admire the masterpieces at Featured Wood Gallery & Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bunbury trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Perth to Bunbury by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Harvey, Australind, Eaton Fair Shopping Centre, Dalyellup Beach, Logue Brook Dam
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Bunbury Farmers Market ©
Bunbury Farmers Market
Scuba & Snorkeling
Stirling Cottage ©
Stirling Cottage

9
nights
Margaret River

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Surfers Point and Gnarabup Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brookwood Estate and Bunker Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Happs Winery and Cellar Door (in Quindalup), Wise Wine (in Eagle Bay) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks, Injidup Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Sugarloaf Rock, do a tasting at Voyager Estate, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, and explore and take pictures at Caves Road.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Margaret River travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Margaret River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Yallingup, Dunsborough, Redgate Wines, Cowaramup Bay
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Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

7
nights
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Do your shopping at Peter Kovacsy Studio - Wood & Glass Sculpture Gallery and Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery. The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum and Petrichor Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Pemberton side-trips: Walpole (Mandalay Beach, Giant Tingle Tree, & more) and Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum (in Boyup Brook). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Beedelup National Park. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring nature at Gloucester National Park. There's lots more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Big Brook Dam, enjoy breathtaking views from Gloucester Tree, make a trip to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, and ride a horse along Cowboy Up Trail Rides.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pemberton trip maker tool .

You can drive from Margaret River to Pemberton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Walpole, Boyup Brook District Pioneers' Museum
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Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree
Mount Frankland National Park ©
Mount Frankland National Park
Pemberton Visitor Centre ©
Pemberton Visitor Centre

8
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Anvil Beach and Lowlands Beach. Get some historical perspective at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist and Point King Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Denmark (Lights Beach, Greens Pool, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Misery Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at Vancouver Arts Centre.

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Traveling by car from Pemberton to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach
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Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach

8
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ten Mile Lagoon and West Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Esperance Stonehenge. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Hellfire Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach, identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Esperance trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Esperance, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Mauritius Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Ningaloo Marine Park and Ningaloo Reef. Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. The adventure continues: stroll through Wobiri Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the waterfront at Learmonth Jetty.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Exmouth trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Exmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Esperance in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 43°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Marine Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Scuba & Snorkeling

6
nights
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.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Rainbow Jungle will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Chinaman's Beach and Pot Alley Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout, and take some stellar pictures from Island Rock & Natural Bridge.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kalbarri driving holiday tool .

Drive from Exmouth to Kalbarri in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window

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