60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Perth
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cervantes
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Margaret River
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Albany
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h
Esperance
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Exmouth
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
Denham
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
Broome
— 9 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Sydney

10
days
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: Herne Hill (Talijancich Wines, Illusionary Art, & more), Whiteman (Caversham Wildlife Park & Whiteman Park) and Millendon (Olive Farm Wines & Tyler's Vineyard). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure World. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Perth Zoo, browse the eclectic array of goods at Fremantle Markets, and explore the activities along Swan River.

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Sydney to Perth is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Perth, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Whiteman, Herne Hill, Rockingham, Millendon
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

5
days
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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cervantes: Lancelin Adventures (in Lancelin), South Beach (in Port Denison) and Badgingarra National Park (in Badgingarra). Spend the 13th (Sat) exploring nature at Nambung National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles, don't miss a visit to Emu Downs Wind Farm, kick back and relax at Dynamite Bay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis.

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You can drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lancelin Adventures, Dynamite Bay, South Beach, Badgingarra National Park
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The Pinnacles ©
The Pinnacles
Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park
Hangover Bay ©
Hangover Bay

8
days
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Margaret River: Augusta (Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse & Jewel Cave), Dunsborough (Meelup Beach, Bunker Bay, & more) and Yallingup (Canal Rocks, Cape Naturaliste Vineyard, & more). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Gnarabup Beach, and Head underground at Mammoth Cave.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Margaret River travel route builder website .

Traveling by car from Cervantes to Margaret River takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trips

Yallingup, Cowaramup, Dunsborough, Wilyabrup, Augusta
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

7
days
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: Tree Top Walk (in Walpole), Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, & more) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). Spend the 30th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, get engrossed in the history at Albany's Historic Whaling Station, make a trip to Albany Wind Farm, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Albany trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Albany sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Albany

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Tree Top Walk, Bluff Knoll
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge

6
days
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. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Twilight Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Thistle Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bandy Creek, and explore the striking landscape of Stokes National Park.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Esperance road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Albany to Esperance takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Exmouth.

Things to do in Esperance

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Thistle Cove ©
Thistle Cove
Blue Haven Beach ©
Blue Haven Beach

6
days
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for adventure, beaches, historic sites, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, stroll through Bundegi Beach, kick back and relax at Osprey Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Exmouth online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Esperance to Exmouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, Exmouth is somewhat warmer than Esperance - with highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Osprey Bay ©
Osprey Bay

5
days
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Go for a jaunt from Denham to Hamelin Pool to see Steep Point about 50 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Francois Peron National Park. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay, stop by Blue Lagoon Pearls, get great views at Eagle Bluff, and identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Denham trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Denham takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and taxi. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Broome.

Things to do in Denham

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, Steep Point, Dirk Hartog Island
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Eagle Bluff ©
Eagle Bluff

9
days
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.
Spend the 23rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Roebuck Bay.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Broome holiday planner.

Getting from Denham to Broome by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

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