8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Kalbarri
— 1 day
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  8​h
4
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Perth

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Perth Zoo and Cottesloe Beach will thrill your kids. Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at Kings Park War Memorial, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Perth route planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Perth. May in Perth sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo, Fremantle Prison
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Perth Zoo ©
Perth Zoo
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach

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nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Family-friendly places like Turquoise Bay and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, engage your brain at Ningaloo Centre, kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Exmouth trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Perth to Exmouth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Perth in May, expect Exmouth to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area ©
Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area
Ningaloo Centre ©
Ningaloo Centre

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rainbow Jungle, then get great views at Red Bluff, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

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You can drive from Exmouth to Kalbarri in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and then see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Broome tour planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kalbarri to Broome takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Broome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre

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