60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Perth
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bunbury
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Margaret River
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Albany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Esperance
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Zurich

7
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.
Visit Japanese Cemetery and Catholic Diocese of Broome for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to The Courthouse Collection or Broome Gallery. Spend the 1st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, stroll through Reddell Beach, browse the exhibits of Short St Gallery, and explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Broome online vacation planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Broome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. While traveling from Zurich, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Get a sense of the local culture at Artopia Kununurra and Zebra Rock Gallery. Head to Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Artlandish Aboriginal Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Kununurra with an excursion to Five Rivers Lookout in Wyndham--about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 10th (Thu) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Ord River, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge, and get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kununurra online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Broome in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kununurra: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Five Rivers Lookout
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint. Get some historical perspective at The Bell Tower and St. Mary's Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Ocean Keys Shopping Centre (in Clarkson), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Markets, The Fremantle Round House, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Cottesloe Beach, explore the activities along Swan River, explore the world behind art at The Sacred India Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Kununurra to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Kununurra in October, with highs in Perth at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bunbury.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Herne Hill, Trigg Beach, Ocean Keys Shopping Centre, Karrinyup Shopping Centre
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

6
nights
Bunbury

Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Head to Bunbury Farmers Market and Bunbury Regional Art Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Collie Art Gallery and ArtGeo Cultural Complex. Change things up with these side-trips from Bunbury: Bridgetown (The Rabbit Hole & Ooh la Lollipop), Donnybrook (Barrecas Winery, Barton Jones Wines, & more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Busselton). The adventure continues: stroll through Binningup Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Wyalup-Rocky Point, pause for some serene contemplation at St Nicholas Anglican Church, and do a tasting at St Aidan Winery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Bunbury trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Perth to Bunbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Bunbury

Outdoors Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Australind, Donnybrook, Bridgetown, Boyanup, Dalyellup
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Binningup Beach ©
Binningup Beach
Barrecas Winery ©
Barrecas Winery

9
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.
Do your shopping at JahRoc Galleries and Margaret River Chocolate Company. Get some cultural insight at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Peter Kovacsy Studio - Wood & Glass Sculpture Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: The Studio Gallery (in Yallingup), Pemberton Fine Woodcraft Gallery (in Pemberton) and Busselton (Tracie Anderson Ceramics & Busselton Jetty). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Meelup Beach, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and Head underground at Lake Cave.

Make your Margaret River itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Margaret River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dunsborough, Cowaramup, Wilyabrup, Busselton, Pemberton
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Greens Pool and Middleton Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Denmark Heritage Cider Company and Albany Town Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Walpole (Petrichor Gallery, Tree Top Walk, & more), Denmark (Denmark RIverfront Gallery, Rising Star Winery, & more) and Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup). Spend the 11th (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Blush Retail Gallery, browse the exhibits of Torbay Glass Studio, and pause for some photo ops at Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Albany online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Nanarup Beach, Duke's Vineyard
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

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. Relax by the water at Cape Le Grand National Park and Thistle Cove. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery and Esperance Stonehenge. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon, take in the awesome beauty at Frenchman's Peak, and hike along Rotary Lookout.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Esperance trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Popular historic sites such as Vlamingh Head Lighthouse and Potshot Memorial are in your itinerary. Head to Exmouth Tackle & Camping Supplies and The Ningaloo Galleryfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Ningaloo Marine Park in Coral Bay (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, see some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip maker .

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Esperance in November, things will get a bit warmer in Exmouth: highs are around 41°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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