22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Broome
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Exmouth
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + 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
Drive:  5 h
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork 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, admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, then stroll through Cable Beach, and finally stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner.

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in October, with highs in Broome at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to 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
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

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: enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area, browse the exhibits of The Ningaloo Gallery, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Exmouth driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Broome to Exmouth in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Broome in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Exmouth. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can 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
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Perth road trip website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Exmouth in October: high temperatures in Perth hover around 28°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park, Nosh Gourmet Food & Gifts
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
State War Memorial ©
State War Memorial

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, then explore the galleries of Sea Spray Art by Kiera (Glow in the dark gallery), and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cervantes trip planning tool.

You can drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car 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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the fascinating underground world of Lake Cave.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner.

Drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Augusta, Meelup Beach, Busselton Jetty
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel 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 Albany's surroundings by going to Greens Pool (in Denmark) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach, appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albany itinerary planner.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough 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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Cape Le Grand National Park, view the masterpieces at Anything & Everything Esperance, don't miss a visit to Esperance Whale Tail, and admire all the interesting features of Great Ocean Drive.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Esperance trip itinerary maker website.

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. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Esperance

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

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