60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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

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. Escape the urban bustle at Twilight Bay and Cape Le Grand National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Esperance Stonehenge and Thistle Cove. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, and head off the coast to Woody Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Esperance online travel route builder .

Melbourne to Esperance is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Esperance due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive
Frenchman's Peak ©
Frenchman's Peak

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ningaloo Marine Park and Ningaloo Reef. Get in touch with nature at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area and Muiron Islands. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, identify plant and animal life at Jurabi Turtle Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauritius Beach, and take in breathtaking views at Shothole Canyon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Exmouth day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Exmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Esperance in October, with highs in Exmouth at 39°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Marine Park, Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Shark Diving

4
nights
Kalbarri

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Oakabella Homestead and Kayaking & Canoeing. Escape the urban bustle at Nature’s Window and Rainbow Jungle. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon, admire all the interesting features of Island Rock & Natural Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Zuytdorp Cliffs, and explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kalbarri vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Kalbarri takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kalbarri National Park, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes

5
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Visiting Shark Bay and Shell Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Francois Peron National Park and Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve. Step out of Denham to go to Hamelin Pool and see Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia, meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium, get great views at Eagle Bluff, and look for gifts at Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Denham trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Kalbarri to Denham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Monkey Mia Reserve, Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station
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Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites ©
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rockingham Beach and Silver Sands Beach. Fremantle Prison and Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Stirling Cottage (in Harvey), Old Blythewood (in Pinjarra) and Lancelin Island (in Lancelin). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Fremantle Round House, pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick's Basilica, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Denham to Perth takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Harvey, Perth Zoo, Old Blythewood
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire ©
Mandurah Boat & Bike Hire
Stirling Cottage ©
Stirling Cottage

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Meelup Beach. Visiting Sunflowers Animal Farm and Canal Rocks will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough (in Dunsborough), Cape Naturaliste (Sugarloaf Rock & Bunker Bay) and Yallingup (Injidup Beach, Yallingup Beach, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Caves Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Cowaramup Bay, do a tasting at Willespie, and look for gifts at Moon Haven Natural Products.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planner .

Getting from Perth to Margaret River by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Walpole.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Cowaramup Bay, Willespie, Moon Haven Natural Products
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Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Sunflowers  Animal Farm ©
Sunflowers Animal Farm
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

4
nights
Walpole

Walpole ©
Walpole is a town in the south-western region of Western Australia, located approximately south southeast of Perth and west of Denmark.Location and descriptionWalpole lies very close to the northern point of the 100ha Walpole Inlet, from which it takes its name.The inlet in turn is named for the Walpole River, discovered in 1831 by Captain Thomas Bannister, and named by Governor Stirling for Captain W. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Walpole-Nornalup National Park and Mount Frankland National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Giant Tingle Tree and Walpole-Nornalup Inlet. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Conspicuous Cliff, kick back and relax at Mandalay Beach, stroll through Coalmine Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Knoll Scenic Drive.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Walpole trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Margaret River to Walpole by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Walpole

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Walpole-Nornalup National Park ©
Walpole-Nornalup National Park
Mount Frankland National Park ©
Mount Frankland National Park
Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree

7
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.
Visiting Little Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Princess Royal Fortress and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Stirling Range National Park (Bluff Knoll, Mt Trio, & more), Porongurup National Park (in Mount Barker) and Denmark (Monkey Rock & Elephant Rocks). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, explore the striking landscape of Cable Beach, explore the landscape on two wheels at Ellen Cove Boardwalk, and appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Walpole to Albany in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Stirling Range National Park, Denmark, Porongurup National Park
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
Porongurup National Park ©
Porongurup National Park

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Get in touch with nature at El Questro Wilderness Park and Emma Gorge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mirima National Park and Mitchell River National Park. On the 27th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, don't miss a visit to Ivanhoe Crossing, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, and stop by The Sandalwood Factory.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kununurra online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Albany to Kununurra takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Albany in November, with highs in Kununurra at 46°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven

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.
Visit Japanese Cemetery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Broome Town Beach and Catholic Diocese of Broome. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, stroll through Reddell Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay.

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

Getting from Kununurra to Broome by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kununurra in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Broome: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Diversity Charter Company
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 5:
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Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

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