15 days in Australia Itinerary

15 days in Australia Itinerary

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15 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Secret Harbour
Drive:  7​h
1
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Denham
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Dongara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Secret Harbour


2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): see the vivid underwater world at Blue Holes, get great views at Red Bluff, then explore the striking landscape at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, then meet the residents at Rainbow Jungle, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the striking landscape at Eagle Gorge, then get great views at Hawk's Head Lookout, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Loop and Z Bend Gorge.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalbarri trip itinerary website .

Secret Harbour to Kalbarri is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
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Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Hawk's Head Lookout ©
Hawk's Head Lookout

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 28th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Augustus, then take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, and then work some fitness into your day at The Fascine.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carnarvon travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Carnarvon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

4
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Exmouth trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Carnarvon to Exmouth in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 3rd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Coral Bay trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. You've now added RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, then take some stellar pictures from Eagle Bluff, then enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ocean Park Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Lagoon.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Denham day trip planner .

Drive from Coral Bay to Denham in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dongara.

Things to do in Denham

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

RAC Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay

2
nights
Dongara

Dongara ©
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Central Greenough, make a trip to The Leaning Trees, and then stroll through Back Beach. On the next day, hike along Irwin Heritage River Trail, kick back and relax at Granny's Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Greenough Wildlife Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dongara trip maker .

Getting from Denham to Dongara by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. In May, daytime highs in Dongara are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dongara

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Geraldton, Greenough, Granny's Beach
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Central Greenough ©
Central Greenough
The Leaning Trees ©
The Leaning Trees

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