60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Purnululu National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
4
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Coral Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Denham
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Perth
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Margaret River
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Albany
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Adelaide

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.
Get outdoors at Cable Beach and Gantheaume Point. Relax by the water at Broome Town Beach and Reddell Beach. Spend the 10th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Staircase To The Moon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Broome trip itinerary planning website .

Adelaide to Broome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Adelaide to Broome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect nights in Broome to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Get outdoors at Ord River and Emma Gorge. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, identify plant and animal life at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, view the masterpieces at Artopia Kununurra, and explore the galleries of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kununurra journey builder tool .

Fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven

2
nights
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Purnululu National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range and then admire all the interesting features of Bungle Bungles Range.

Start your trip to Purnululu National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Karijini National Park and Dales Gorge.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Karijini National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Karijini National Park in 21 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Karijini National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Relax by the water at Turquoise Bay and Wobiri Beach. Visiting Shark Diving and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area will get you outdoors. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Reef, take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Exmouth travel planner .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Exmouth takes 7.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

3
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. Spend the 3rd (Sat) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and get outside with Aqua Rush.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Coral Bay trip itinerary site .

Getting from Exmouth to Coral Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Bay and Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Shell Beach and Little Lagoon. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Denham visit planner.

Getting from Coral Bay to Denham by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cottesloe Beach and Perth Zoo. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Scarborough Beach and Rockingham Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (The Shipwreck Galleries & Fremantle Prison), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at Mullaloo Beach, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Whipper Snapper Distillery.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Perth sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Denham to Perth takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August in Perth, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough, Cottesloe Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, City Beach
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

8
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 get in some beach time at Meelup Beach and Smiths Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Cave and Surfers Point. Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Busselton (Busselton Jetty & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Yallingup Beach (in Yallingup). Spend the 15th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cowaramup Bay, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, do a tasting at Cape Grace Wines, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Augusta, Boranup, Busselton, Metricup
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Greens Pool and Little Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Middleton Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park), Devils Slide (in Porongurup National Park) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Mount Frankland National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, kick back and relax at Emu Point, learn about winemaking at Forest Hill Vineyard, and examine the collection at National Anzac Centre.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Albany driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Albany sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Bluff Knoll, Devils Slide, Nanarup Beach, Mount Frankland National Park
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

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. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lucky Bay and Blue Haven Beach. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Cape Arid National Park. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frenchman's Peak, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Ten Mile Lagoon, and contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Esperance, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

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

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