22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Cervantes
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Albany
— 3 nights
7
Esperance
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Yane Sotiroski Photography Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and finally stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Broome road trip planning website .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Broome. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get a bit warmer in Broome: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, appreciate the history behind Potshot Memorial, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and browse the exhibits of The Ningaloo Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth holiday maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Broome in October since evenings lows in Exmouth dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

4
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Perth: Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Perth online road trip planner .

You can fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in October, expect Perth to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

1
night
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 21st (Mon), see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then explore the galleries of Sea Spray Art by Kiera, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cervantes vacation app .

Traveling by car from Perth to Cervantes takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurien Bay
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Margaret River side-trips: Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Busselton (Busselton Jetty & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave). There's still lots to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Margaret River online road trip planner .

Getting from Cervantes to Margaret River by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton Jetty, Meelup Beach
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

3
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Greens Pool (in Denmark). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Margaret River to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daytime highs in Albany are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

5
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, historic sites, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape Le Grand National Park, kick back and relax at Thistle Cove, admire all the interesting features of Frenchman's Peak, and take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Esperance online journey maker .

Getting from Albany to Esperance by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Fri).

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 1:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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