60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
2
Denham
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Perth
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cervantes
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Albany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Esperance
— 9 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cable Beach and Reddell Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Gantheaume Point and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Diocese of Broome, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Broome vacation planner.

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Broome is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in March, with highs in Broome at 40°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Denham.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

5
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 Shell Beach. Go for a jaunt from Denham to Carnarvon to see Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum about 1h 50 min away. Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. The adventure continues: meet the residents at Ocean Park Aquarium, look for gifts at Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop, take a stroll through Shark Bay Car Hire, and stroll through Little Lagoon.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Denham trip planner .

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Western Australia, Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll get in some beach time at Turquoise Bay and Town Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Cape Range National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, kick back and relax at Mauritius Beach, identify plant and animal life at Muiron Islands, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Osprey Bay.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Exmouth vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Denham to Exmouth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

9
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cottesloe Beach and Rockingham Beach. Popular historic sites such as Fremantle Prison and The Perth Mint are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (South Beach Recreation Reserve & Fremantle Markets), Mandurah Cruises (in Mandurah) and Sorrento Beach (in Sorrento). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trigg Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Perth journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in March, expect Perth to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fremantle, Rockingham, Trigg, Mandurah Cruises, Sorrento Beach
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. Get in touch with nature at The Pinnacles Desert and Lancelin Adventures. Explore Cervantes' surroundings by going to Badgingarra National Park (in Badgingarra), Turquoise Way Trail (in Jurien Bay) and Lancelin Island (in Lancelin). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Nambung National Park. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Lesueur National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis, explore the striking landscape at Stromatolites, stroll through Jurien Bay Marine Park, and kick back and relax at Hangover Bay.

Before you visit Cervantes, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jurien Bay, Lancelin, Lesueur National Park, Badgingarra National Park
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Meelup Beach and Yallingup Beach. Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Jewel Cave (in Augusta), Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste) and Busselton Jetty (in Busselton). Spend the 7th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Smiths Beach, stop by Gabriel Chocolate, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gnarabup Beach.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Dunsborough, Boranup, Augusta, Cowaramup Bay
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

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 Lowlands Beach. Get in touch with nature at Cheynes Beach and Nanarup Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Denmark (Parry Beach, The Toffee Factory, & more), Tree Top Walk (in Walpole) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, and kick back and relax at Middleton Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Albany trip planner .

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. In April, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cosy Corner Beach, Tree Top Walk, Lowlands Beach, Nanarup Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach
Cosy Corner Beach ©
Cosy Corner Beach

9
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. Get outdoors at Cape Le Grand National Park and Lucky Bay. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thistle Cove and Hellfire Bay. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Twilight Bay, cruise along Great Ocean Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Esperance online trip maker .

Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Esperance are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll 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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