22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Perth
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
2
Rottnest Island
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Esperance
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 15 min
7
Kalbarri
— 3 nights
Bus:  8 h
8
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: London

1
night
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Perth Cultural Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Government House, thensnap pictures at Queen Elizabeth Quay Bridge, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at The University of Western Australia, make a trip to Winthrop Hall, hike along Jacob's Ladder, try for a hole-in-one at Holey Moley Golf Club Northbridge, thenstroll around Claisebrook Cove, and finally walk around Stirling Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Perth holiday builder website.

London, UK to Perth is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from London to Perth due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, expect Perth to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle
Highlights from your plan
Government House ©
Government House
St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle ©
St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle
Perth Cultural Centre ©
Perth Cultural Centre

3
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Popular historic sites such as Kingstown Barracks and Salt Store Gallery and Exhibition Centre are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Ricey Beach and Cathedral Rocks. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strickland Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Fish Hook Bay, head outdoors with Little Armstrong Bay, and tour the pleasant surroundings at City of York Bay.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Rottnest Island tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Perth to Rottnest Island by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. In March, daily temperatures in Rottnest Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Ricey Beach ©
Ricey Beach
Strickland Bay ©
Strickland Bay

3
nights
Margaret River

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yallingup Beach and Redgate Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Sunflowers Animal Farm and Sugarloaf Rock. Take a break from Margaret River with a short trip to Bunker Bay in Cape Naturaliste, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Caves Road, do a tasting at Cape Mentelle Wines, take in the exciting artwork at JahRoc Galleries, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

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

Do a combination of ferry and car from Rottnest Island to Margaret River in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Naturaliste, Redgate Wines, Cape Grace Wines, Yallingup Beach
Highlights from your plan
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Princess Royal Fortress and The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Elephant Rocks and Lights Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Porongurup National Park (Castle Rock, Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock, &more) and Ocean Beach (in Denmark). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Albany Heritage Park, take some stellar pictures from Padre White Lookout, and grab your bike and head to Ellen Cove Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Albany online attractions planner.

Drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Porongurup National Park, Denmark
Highlights from your plan
Princess Royal Fortress ©
Princess Royal Fortress
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Elephant Rocks ©
Elephant Rocks

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Anything & Everything Esperance, stroll through West Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Blue Haven Beach, thenkick back and relax at Ten Mile Lagoon, and finally don't miss a visit to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Cindy Poole Glass Gallery, don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, and then kick back and relax at Le Grand Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Esperance trip planner.

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. April in Esperance sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
West Beach ©
West Beach
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Ten Mile Lagoon ©
Ten Mile Lagoon

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenexplore the galleries of The Ningaloo Gallery, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Potshot Memorial and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planner.

You can fly from Esperance to Exmouth in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Esperance in April: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around 38°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Highlights from your plan
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Kalbarri

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Holes and Kalbarri Pelican Feeding. Get in touch with nature at Chinaman's Beach and Pot Alley Beach. There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, take some stellar pictures from Meanarra Hill Lookout, explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout, and look for all kinds of wild species at Zuytdorp Cliffs.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kalbarri road trip app.

Drive from Exmouth to Kalbarri in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
Highlights from your plan
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Roebuck Bay, thenidentify plant and animal life at Broome Bird Observatory, thenexplore the galleries of Broome Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Buddha Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, view the masterpieces at Short St Gallery, thentake in the exciting artwork at The Courthouse Collection, thensee the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre Broome, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Broome vacation planner.

Traveling by bus from Kalbarri to Broome takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
SSJG Heritage Centre Broome ©
SSJG Heritage Centre Broome

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