16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

16 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Broome
— 2 nights
2
Exmouth
— 2 nights
3
Perth
— 3 nights
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
5
Albany
— 4 nights

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.
On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Broome travel route planner.

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, you will find days in Broome are much hotter (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

2
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: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Exmouth day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Exmouth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner.

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Exmouth in September, things will get slightly colder in Perth: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Fremantle, Cottesloe Beach
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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 find plenty of places to visit near Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, stop by Treeton Fine Wood Studio, and take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Perth to Margaret River takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Augusta, Cowaramup, Busselton Jetty, Island Brook Estate Winery
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

4
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 Greens Pool (in Denmark) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take some stellar pictures from Rotary Lookout Albany, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Bluff Knoll
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The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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