51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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51 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Geraldton
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cervantes
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Perth
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Dunsborough
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Augusta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Esperance
— 8 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Sydney

5
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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, stroll through Reddell Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome visit planning website .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Broome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Broome is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Venture out of the city with trips to Coral Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Ningaloo Marine Park). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, step off the mainland to explore Muiron Islands, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Exmouth vacation builder .

Getting from Broome to Exmouth by combination of flight and car takes about 12 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Broome in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Exmouth: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 10:
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Dolphin & Whale Watching

5
nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Geraldton: South Beach (in Port Denison) and Kalbarri (Off-Road Tours, Hawk's Head Lookout, &more). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St Francis Xavier Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach, and stroll through Town Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Geraldton trip maker.

Getting from Exmouth to Geraldton by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Exmouth in February: high temperatures in Geraldton hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Geraldton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kalbarri, Pot Alley Beach, South Beach
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 16:
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Off-Road Tours
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Back Beach ©
Back Beach

4
nights
Cervantes

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. Get out of town with these interesting Cervantes side-trips: Hi Vallee Farm (in Warradarge), Stockyard Gully National Park (in Eneabba) and Back Beach (in Lancelin). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert, explore the striking landscape of Nambung National Park, explore the galleries of Sea Spray Art by Kiera (Glow in the dark gallery), and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cervantes trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Geraldton to Cervantes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurien Bay, Back Beach, Stockyard Gully National Park, Hi Vallee Farm
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Fishing Charters & Tours
Nambung National Park ©
Nambung National Park

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Perth: Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, WA Maritime Museum, &more), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Mandurah). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the waterfront at Elizabeth Quay.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Perth online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Cervantes to Perth takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Perth can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Fremantle, Scarborough, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

6
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Dunsborough: Margaret River (Margaret River Organic Garden, Beer Tastings & Tours, &more) and Boranup (Mammoth Cave & Lake Cave). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Busselton Jetty, explore the striking landscape at Canal Rocks, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse, and stroll through Meelup Beach.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dunsborough road trip site .

Traveling by car from Perth to Dunsborough takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Margaret River, Yallingup, Busselton, Island Brook Estate Winery, Brookland Valley Vineyard
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 3:
Highlights from your plan
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is a town on the south-west coast of Western Australia, where the Blackwood River emerges into Flinders Bay. Explore Augusta's surroundings by going to Pemberton (Gloucester Tree, Peter Kovacsy Studio & Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: Head underground at Jewel Cave, contemplate the long history of Water wheel, stop by Whirlwind Olives and Oil, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Augusta trip planner.

Drive from Dunsborough to Augusta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Pemberton, Whirlwind Olives and Oil
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Jewel Cave ©
Jewel Cave
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse ©
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Gloucester Tree ©
Gloucester Tree

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Albany side-trips: Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Harewood Forest, &more), Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park) and Cosy Corner Beach (in Kronkup). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, kick back and relax at Misery Beach, and stroll through Middleton Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary app .

Getting from Augusta to Albany by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Cheynes Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Bluff Knoll
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

8
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: kick back and relax at Cape Le Grand National Park, stroll through Hellfire Bay, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Esperance online visit planner .

You can drive from Albany to Esperance in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Esperance, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

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