60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Broome
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Denham
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kalbarri
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Exmouth
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Esperance
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
6
Margaret River
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Pemberton
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Albany
— 9 nights
Fly + train:  10​h
End: Newcastle

8
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.
Japanese Cemetery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Broome Bird Observatory. Spend the 4th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome online attractions planner .

Newcastle to Broome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newcastle to Broome. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle in March, with highs in Broome at 40°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

3
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Visiting Francois Peron National Park and Shark Bay will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum and OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Little Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Denham online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Broome to Denham in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Carnarvon
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Little Lagoon ©
Little Lagoon

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Nature’s Window. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chinaman's Beach and Pot Alley Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, stroll through Ross Graham Lookout, see the vivid underwater world at Blue Holes, and explore the activities along Murchison River.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kalbarri attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Denham to Kalbarri takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©

7
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 Yardie Creek. You'll get in some beach time at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Wobiri Beach. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Mauritius Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Muiron Islands.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Exmouth takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Exmouth are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Marine Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Safaris

7
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Esperance Stonehenge. Escape the urban bustle at Ten Mile Lagoon and West Beach. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, kick back and relax at Wharton Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, and explore and take pictures at Great Ocean Drive.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Esperance road trip planning tool .

Getting from Exmouth to Esperance by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in April, expect Esperance to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Esperance

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

8
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.
Get outdoors at Injidup Beach and Margaret River Mouth Beach. Visit Surfers Point and Gnarabup Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Naturaliste (Bunker Bay & Sugarloaf Rock), Yallingup (Canal Rocks & Yallingup Beach) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sunflowers Animal Farm, learn about winemaking at Happs Winery and Cellar Door, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, and stroll through Cowaramup Bay.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Margaret River online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Esperance to Margaret River takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Yallingup, Wilyabrup, Brown Hill Estate
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Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Hamelin Bay ©
Hamelin Bay

7
nights
Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Go to Pemberton to enjoy beautiful natural surroundings, nearby national parks, and local wines.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Pemberton Visitor Centre & Museum and Mountford Organic Wines home of Tangletoe Cidery. Get in touch with nature at Big Brook Dam and Walpole-Nornalup National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Pemberton side-trips: Walpole (Mandalay Beach, Petrichor Gallery, & more). Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Beedelup National Park. There's much more to do: make a trip to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, take in panoramic vistas at Gloucester Tree, explore by horseback at Cowboy Up Trail Rides, and grab your bike and head to Pemberton Mountain Bike Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pemberton trip builder .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Pemberton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Pemberton

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walpole
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Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree
Walpole-Nornalup National Park ©
Walpole-Nornalup National Park
Mount Frankland National Park ©
Mount Frankland National Park

9
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anvil Beach and Nanarup Beach. Get some historical perspective at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist and Point King Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Denmark (Ocean Beach, Rising Star Winery, & more), Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lowlands Beach, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Emu Point, and get great views at Padre White Lookout.

Discover how to plan a Albany trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pemberton to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Lowlands Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Nanarup Beach, Cheynes Beach
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Ocean Beach ©
Ocean Beach
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

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