18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Perth
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Cottesloe
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Nature & Wildlife Tours as well as Willie Creek Pearl Farm. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cable Beach and Broome Town Beach. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, make a trip to Buddha Sanctuary, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get outside with Staircase To The Moon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip planning tool .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Broome is minus 2 hours. In December, Broome is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Broome

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Travel Western Australia. On the 3rd (Thu), get interesting insight from Travel Western Australia. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mullaloo Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Rockingham Beach, and then take in the views from Elizabeth Quay.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Perth takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Perth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Perth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Rockingham Beach, Mullaloo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Travel Western Australia ©
Travel Western Australia

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. Visit Cape Le Grand National Park and Twilight Bay for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Blue Haven Beach, stroll through Salmon Beach, trek along Rotary Lookout, and identify plant and animal life at Thistle Cove.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip builder site .

Fly from Perth to Esperance in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in January, expect Esperance to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Cottesloe.

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

1
night
Cottesloe

Cottesloe ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Scarborough Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cottesloe Beach.

Plan a Cottesloe trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Esperance to Cottesloe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Esperance in January: high temperatures in Cottesloe hover around 38°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cottesloe

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Scarborough Beach
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Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
Scarborough Beach ©
Scarborough Beach

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