16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Esperance
— 1 night
3
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Fremantle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Geraldton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Kalbarri
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Denham
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
9
Exmouth
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  11​h 45​min
10
Broome
— 1 day
Fly:  1​h 15​min
11
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate the long history of Hannans North Tourist Mine, then examine the collection at Museum of the Goldfields, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Beaten Track Brewery, and finally get great views at Red Hill Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Kalgoorlie Golf Course and then head outdoors with Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Kalgoorlie-Boulder trip planning website .

Sydney to Kalgoorlie-Boulder is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Kalgoorlie-Boulder when traveling from Sydney in March, with lows around 19°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trip

Red Hill Lookout
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Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie ©
Gold Prospecting Kalgoorlie

1
night
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 (Sun): browse the exhibits of Cindy Poole Glass Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Esperance trip site .

Getting from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in March, expect nights in Esperance to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Salmon Beach ©
Salmon Beach
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach
Cindy Poole Glass Gallery ©
Cindy Poole Glass Gallery

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Goode Beach, and then kick back and relax at Misery Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planner .

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Misery Beach ©
Misery Beach
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum ©
The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Margaret River Mouth Beach, then kick back and relax at Surfers Point, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Margaret River travel app .

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 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Surfers Point
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Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre

1
night
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at City Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wesley Church Fremantle.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fremantle online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Margaret River to Fremantle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daily temperatures in Fremantle can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Fremantle

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

City Beach, St. George's Cathedral
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
Wesley Church Fremantle ©
Wesley Church Fremantle

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Greenough Museum & Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Coalseam Conservation Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Geraldton online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Fremantle to Geraldton by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Greenough Museum & Gardens
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Back Beach ©
Back Beach
Greenough Museum & Gardens ©
Greenough Museum & Gardens
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pot Alley Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, then take in the dramatic natural features at Eagle Gorge, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Blue Holes.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kalbarri trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Geraldton to Kalbarri in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes

1
night
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): kick back and relax at Shell Beach, take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, and then kick back and relax at Little Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Denham planning website .

Getting from Kalbarri to Denham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Little Lagoon ©
Little Lagoon
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

1
day
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Reef, and then make a trip to Potshot Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Denham to Exmouth in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. March in Exmouth sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Exmouth

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and then kick back and relax at Reddell Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Exmouth to Broome in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Broome when traveling from Exmouth in March, with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
SSJG Heritage Centre ©
SSJG Heritage Centre
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral ©
Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral

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nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): stop by The Sandalwood Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mitchell River National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kununurra planner .

You can fly from Broome to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Molly Springs ©
Molly Springs
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

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