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:  10​h 15​min
1
Esperance
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Albany
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Margaret River
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Perth
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Exmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Kalbarri
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Denham
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
10
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Sydney

7
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. Esperance is known for nature, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ten Mile Lagoon, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wharton Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Esperance journey planner.

Sydney to Esperance is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Esperance. Expect little chillier evenings in Esperance when traveling from Sydney in April, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

7
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Founded as a military outpostĀ 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Walpole (Tree Top Walk & Mandalay Beach), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Denmark (Prawn Rock Channel, Greens Pool, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, contemplate the waterfront views at Kalgan River, and stroll through Emu Point.

To find traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip planner.

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In April in Albany, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Mount Barker The Old Police Station, Bluff Knoll
Highlights from your plan
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

7
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.
Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Yallingup (Yallingup Beach, Ngilgi Cave, &more), Cape Naturaliste (Sugarloaf Rock & Bunker Bay) and Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take a memorable drive along Caves Road, enjoy breathtaking views from Gloucester Tree, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Margaret River trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Yallingup, Pemberton, Cape Naturaliste, Augusta
Highlights from your plan
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

8
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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Penguin Island (in Rockingham), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, WA Maritime Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, appreciate the history behind State War Memorial, and take in the waterfront at Elizabeth Quay.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Perth trip planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Perth, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough, Penguin Island, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hillarys Boat Harbour
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wobiri Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Exmouth trip itinerary website .

Fly from Perth to Exmouth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Perth in May: high temperatures in Exmouth hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the next day, stroll through The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Coral Bay trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Coral Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

6
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.
Kalbarri is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Murchison River, get great views at Red Bluff, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kalbarri trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Kalbarri in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
Highlights from your plan
Murchison River ©
Murchison River
Off-Road Tours
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge

4
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Lagoon, see Off-Road Tours, and head off the coast to Dirk Hartog Island.

To find out how to plan a trip to Denham, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Kalbarri to Denham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dirk Hartog Island
Highlights from your plan
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

6
nights
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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Broome vacation maker.

You can fly from Denham to Broome in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Broome are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Go for a jaunt from Kununurra to Wyndham to see Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, view the masterpieces at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park, and explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues, Lake Argyle
Highlights from your plan
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven
Off-Road Tours
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

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