36 days in Western Australia Itinerary

36 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 5 nights
2
Margaret River
— 6 nights
3
Albany
— 5 nights
4
Geraldton
— 3 nights
5
Exmouth
— 4 nights
6
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
7
Karijini National Park
— 4 nights
8
Broome
— 4 nights

5
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: Zig Zag Scenic Drive (in Gooseberry Hill) and Fremantle (Fremantle Markets & Fremantle Prison). Dedicate the 7th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, appreciate the history behind The Bell Tower, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Perth Zoo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Perth online tour itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Perth is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Perth is 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, plan for little chillier nights in Perth, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Cottesloe Beach, The Goods Shed, Zig Zag Scenic Drive
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

6
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 Bunker Bay (in Cape Naturaliste), Augusta (Water wheel & Jewel Cave) and Forest Adventures South West (in Wonnerup). Spend the 10th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with All Sea Charters, look for all kinds of wild species at Sunflowers Animal Farm, Head underground at Lake Cave, and kick back and relax at Meelup Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip maker tool.

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 on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Busselton, Augusta, Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door, Meelup Beach, Bunker Bay
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All Sea Charters ©
All Sea Charters
Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty

5
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.
Explore Albany's surroundings by going to Denmark (Rickety Gate Estate Winery, Elephant Rocks, &more) and Stirling Range National Park (Bluff Knoll & Toolbrunup Peak). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for all kinds of wild species at Albany Heritage Park.

Plan trip to Albany with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Albany takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Denmark, Stirling Range National Park
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Bluff Knoll ©
Bluff Knoll
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
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. Step out of Geraldton to go to Mullewa and see Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: step aboard HMAS Sydney II Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Greenough Museum & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, and look for all kinds of wild species at Coalseam Conservation Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Geraldton road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Albany to Geraldton takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Albany, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Geraldton, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Abrolhos Islands, Greenough Museum & Gardens, Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

4
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: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, see the sky in a new way at The Mobile Observatory - Exmouth, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Exmouth using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Geraldton to Exmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geraldton in September; daily highs in Exmouth reach 35°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Indiblu Day Spa, then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park, then see Coastal Adventure Tours, and finally kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery and then add some adventure to your tour with Ningaloo Kayak Adventures.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coral Bay online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Coral Bay takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Ningaloo Kayak Adventures ©
Ningaloo Kayak Adventures
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

4
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Step out of Karijini National Park with an excursion to Mount Nameless in Tom Price--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Karijini National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Karijini National Park trip maker tool.

Getting from Coral Bay to Karijini National Park by car takes about 8 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Karijini National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Broome.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

4
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: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Broome online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Broome takes 10 hours. Traveling from Karijini National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Broome, with lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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