20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western Australia trip planner

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Broome
— 2 nights
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Port Hedland
— 2 nights
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Exmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Carnarvon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive
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Perth
— 3 nights
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Margaret River
— 2 nights
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Albany
— 1 night
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Esperance
— 3 nights
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Broome

Yawuru Country

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 (Sun), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park, and finally get great views at The Roebuck Bay Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Broome road trip planning website.

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in Broome hover around 39°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

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Port Hedland

Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Dalgety House Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and finally kick back and relax at Pretty Pool.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Broome to Port Hedland with the Route module. While traveling from Broome, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Port Hedland, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Exmouth.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Exmouth trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Exmouth takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Port Hedland in November, Exmouth is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Exmouth

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

4
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Carnarvon

Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. When in Carnarvon, make a side trip to see Francois Peron National Park in Denham, approximately Denham away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, join the crowd at Carnarvon Speedway, go for a stroll along the water at Carnarvon Yacht Club - Marina, and make a trip to One Mile Jetty.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Carnarvon trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Carnarvon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Exmouth in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Carnarvon, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

1
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Geraldton

Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. On the 1st (Tue), stroll through Town Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, and finally brush up on your military savvy at HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Geraldton journey maker.

Getting from Carnarvon to Geraldton by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Carnarvon in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Geraldton, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

3
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Perth

City of Light

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and get your game on at Elizabeth Quay Carousel.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Perth online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Perth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. December in Perth sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): experience rural life at Yelverton Protea Farm, then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, and then do a tasting at Island Brook Estate Winery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Margaret River trip builder site.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and then take some stellar pictures from Rotary Lookout Albany. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre and then browse the collection at Albany Public Library.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Nature

3
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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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Twilight Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Lucky Bay, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lucky Bay Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, look for gifts at Anything & Everything Esperance, and then kick back and relax at Cape Le Grand National Park.

Plan my day in Esperance using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Esperance can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Australia travel guide

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Beaches · Gardens · Wildlife Areas
Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.