23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

23 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Start: Noumea, Grand Terre
Fly:  10 h
1
Perth
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
2
Fremantle
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
3
Bunbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Dunsborough
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Albany
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Hyden
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Esperance
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 15 min
End: Noumea, Grand Terre

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crawley Edge Boatshed.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth trip itinerary builder website.

Noumea, New Caledonia to Perth is an approximately 13- hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from New Caledonia Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Fremantle.

Things to do in Perth

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Matilda Bay Reserve
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Matilda Bay Reserve ©
Matilda Bay Reserve

1
day
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 9th (Mon), browse the exhibits of Fremantle Prison.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Fremantle trip itinerary maker.

Fremantle is just a short distance from Perth. In March, daily temperatures in Fremantle can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bunbury.

Things to do in Fremantle

Historic Sites Museums
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

1
night
Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, Busselton Jetty and Taffy's. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wyalup-Rocky Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, stop by Taffy's, then take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, and finally walk around Ludlow Tuart Forest National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Bunbury trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Fremantle to Bunbury takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Busselton
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Taffy's ©
Taffy's
Marlston Hill Lookout Tower ©
Marlston Hill Lookout Tower

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nights
Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bootleg Brewery, Brookwood Estate, Canal Rocks, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stroll through Smiths Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, do a tasting at Brookwood Estate, then do a tasting at Carpe Diem Vineyards, then sample the tasty concoctions at Bootleg Brewery, and finally look for gifts at Gabriel Chocolate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Busselton Museum, trek along Meelup Reserve Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St George's Anglican Parish of Dunsborough, explore the activities along Geographe Bay, then do a tasting at Flametree Wines, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Discover Deadly.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dunsborough trip builder website.

You can drive from Bunbury to Dunsborough in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yallingup, Wilyabrup, Busselton Museum, Discover Deadly, Brookwood Estate
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Canal Rocks ©
Canal Rocks
Smiths Beach ©
Smiths Beach
Sugarloaf Rock ©
Sugarloaf Rock

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Boranup Karri Forest, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): experience rural life at Chestnut Brae Farm, make a trip to Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, stop by Whirlwind Olives and Oil, look for all kinds of wild species at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre, then explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, and finally Head underground at Giants Cave. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Glenellie Art Studio, tee off at Margaret River Golf Club, enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Head underground at Jewel Cave, then do a tasting at Glenarty Road, and finally Head underground at Lake Cave.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Margaret River online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dunsborough to Margaret River in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Augusta, Karridale, Chestnut Brae Farm, Brown Hill Estate, Evans & Tate
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Brown Hill Estate ©
Brown Hill Estate
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre ©
Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre
Boranup Karri Forest ©
Boranup Karri Forest

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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.
You've added Greens Pool, Valley of the Giants, Circular Pool, and other attractions to your itinerary. Western Australian Museum - Albany and Blush Retail Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. The Albany Convict Gaol & Museum and Point King Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Giant Tingle Tree (in Walpole), Denmark (Lights Beach, Elephant Rocks, &more) and Duke's Vineyard (in Porongurup). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Princess Royal Fortress, trek along Ellen Cove Boardwalk, take some stellar pictures from Sharp Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albany trip builder tool.

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 March in Albany, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hyden.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Valley of the Giants, Wellstead Heritage Museum, Duke's Vineyard
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Giant Tingle Tree ©
Giant Tingle Tree
Lights Beach ©
Lights Beach
Shelley Beach ©
Shelley Beach

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night
Hyden

Hyden ©
The town of Hyden is located 292 km east-southeast of Perth, Western Australia in the Shire of Kondinin. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hippo's Yawn, Wave Rock and Jilakin Rock. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): examine the collection at The Lace Place, take in the dramatic natural features at Wave Rock, take in the dramatic natural features at Hippo's Yawn, then stop by Wildflower Shoppe, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Jilakin Rock.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hyden sightseeing planner.

Drive from Albany to Hyden in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Hyden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Jilakin Rock
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Hippo's Yawn ©
Hippo's Yawn
Jilakin Rock ©
Jilakin Rock
Wave Rock ©
Wave Rock

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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. You've added Fitzgerald River National Park, Dundas Rocks and Lone Grave, Bromus Dam, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at Esperance Museum and Ravensthorpe Historical Society capture your imagination. We've also included these beaches for you: Twilight Bay and Bandy Creek. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Wharton Beach, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, and stop by Mermaid Leather.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Esperance tour planner.

Getting from Hyden to Esperance by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Esperance are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Norseman, Fitzgerald River National Park, Ravensthorpe Historical Society
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Fitzgerald River National Park ©
Fitzgerald River National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

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nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Kalgoorlie, part of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, Australia, located 595km east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway. Your list of things to see and do now includes Goldfields Exhibition Museum, Hannans North Tourist Mine, Kalgoorlie Boulder Visitor Centre, and other attractions. On the 23rd (Mon), discover the riches below the earth's surface at The Superpit, admire the landmark architecture of Boulder Town Hall, examine the collection at Goldfields Exhibition Museum, make a trip to Kalgoorlie Town Hall, then steep yourself in history at Hannans North Tourist Mine, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mount Charlotte Reservoir and Lookout.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalgoorlie-Boulder travel route site.

Drive from Esperance to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kalgoorlie-Boulder sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Perth.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Goldfields Exhibition Museum
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Goldfields Exhibition Museum ©
Goldfields Exhibition Museum
Hannans North Tourist Mine ©
Hannans North Tourist Mine
Broad Arrow ©
Broad Arrow

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Perth

Perth ©
Crawley Edge Boatshed has been added to your itinerary. New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery and Swan Valley Perth's Valley of Taste are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Penny Farthing Sweets and Westfield Whitford City. Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Mundaring Weir (in Mundaring), Ellis Brook Valley Reserve (in Gosnells) and Perth Observatory (in Bickley). Explore Perth further: kick back and relax at Sorrento Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, learn about winemaking at Olive Farm Wines, and see Off-Road Tours.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Perth takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

York, Yanchep, Ugly Duckling Wines, Mundaring Weir, Lake Monger
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Sorrento Beach ©
Sorrento Beach
Mettam's Pool ©
Mettam's Pool
New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery ©
New Norcia Museum & Art Gallery

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