27 days in Australia Itinerary

27 days in Australia Itinerary

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27 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
1
Perth
— 3 nights
ferry + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Rottnest Island
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Cervantes
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Geraldton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
7
Exmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Coral Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
11
Kununurra
— 3 nights
12
Darwin
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Perth

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Western Australian Maritime Museum, & more). Dedicate the 3rd (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: stroll around Kings Park & Botanic Garden, explore the activities along Swan River, appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary builder site .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airport is Perth International Airport. In November, daytime highs in Perth are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Rottnest Island.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach, Perth Zoo
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
nights
Rottnest Island

Rottnest Island ©
Rottnest Island is an island off the coast of Western Australia, located 18km west of Fremantle. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Rottnest Island Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at The Basin, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parakeet Bay. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Wadjemup Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salmon Bay, and then identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Rocks.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rottnest Island attractions planner .

Getting from Perth to Rottnest Island by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cervantes.

Things to do in Rottnest Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Parakeet Bay ©
Parakeet Bay
Cathedral Rocks ©
Cathedral Rocks
Wadjemup Lighthouse ©
Wadjemup Lighthouse

3
nights
Cervantes

Cervantes ©
Cervantes is a town in Western Australia off Indian Ocean Drive about 198km north-north-west of the state capital, Perth in the Shire of Dandaragan local government area. On the 7th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nambung National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Thirsty Point Lookout, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles Desert.

Make your Cervantes itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Rottnest Island to Cervantes by combination of ferry and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Beaches
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Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

2
nights
Geraldton

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 9th (Sat), make a trip to The Leaning Trees and then explore the galleries of HMAS Sydney II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Museum of Geraldton, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, then browse the exhibits of Monsignor Hawes Heritage Centre, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Geraldton planner .

Traveling by car from Cervantes to Geraldton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Leaning Trees, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground
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Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the activities along Hutt Lagoon, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Rainbow Jungle and then take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kalbarri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Kalbarri takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
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Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Jungle ©
Rainbow Jungle
Kayaking & Canoeing
Hutt Lagoon ©
Hutt Lagoon

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. You've now added Monkey Mia to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia and then explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Denham tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kalbarri to Denham in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia
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Highlights from your plan
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites ©
Hamelin Pool Stromatolites
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach

1
night
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Exmouth road trip planning site .

You can drive from Denham to Exmouth in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ningaloo Gallery ©
The Ningaloo Gallery

3
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coral Bay Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Coral Bay visit planner .

Getting from Exmouth to Coral Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Port Hedland

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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, then view the masterpieces at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then don't miss a visit to Cooke Point Viewing Platform, and finally kick back and relax at Pretty Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, then take in panoramic vistas at Redbank Bridge Lookout, and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Port Hedland online travel planner .

Getting from Coral Bay to Port Hedland by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Pretty Pool ©
Pretty Pool
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

2
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Broome trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Port Hedland to Broome with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Port Hedland in November: highs in Broome hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the activities along Ord River, then explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, then get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, and finally stop by The Sandalwood Factory. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kununurra tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Broome in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kununurra: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

1
night
Darwin

The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Darwin Waterfront.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Darwin holiday builder .

You can fly from Kununurra to Darwin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Kununurra in November, you will find days in Darwin are slightly colder (39°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Darwin Waterfront ©
Darwin Waterfront

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