22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Perth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Cervantes
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Albany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 18th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Charles Knife Canyon. On the next day, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Exmouth vacation planner.

Perth to Exmouth is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In May, Exmouth is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Perth.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Adventure

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Charles Knife Canyon ©
Charles Knife Canyon

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.
Explore Perth's surroundings by going to Herne Hill (Illusionary Art & Talijancich Wines), Caversham Wildlife Park (in Whiteman) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison & Fremantle Markets). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park & Botanic Garden, stroll through Cottesloe Beach, enjoy some diversion at City Summit Indoor Rock Climbing, and do a tasting at Tyler's Vineyard.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Perth trip website .

Fly from Exmouth to Perth in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in May, expect Perth to be slightly colder, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cervantes.

Things to do in Perth

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Herne Hill, Fremantle, Millendon, Perth Zoo, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Kings Park & Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park & Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

2
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Pinnacles Desert, kick back and relax at Hangover Bay, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badgingarra National Park and then don't miss a visit to Emu Downs Wind Farm.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cervantes trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Perth to Cervantes in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Cervantes

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Badgingarra National Park
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Badgingarra National Park ©
Badgingarra National Park
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

3
nights
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.
Explore Margaret River's surroundings by going to Busselton Jetty (in Busselton), Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough) and Wonnerup (in Wonnerup). Spend the 28th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, stop by Mukau Giftware & Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Hamelin Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Margaret River travel route planner.

You can drive from Cervantes to Margaret River in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Margaret River

#Tours, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Boranup, Wonnerup, Meelup Beach, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Busselton Jetty
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Food Tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Greens Pool (in Denmark) and Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, don't miss a visit to Albany Wind Farm, explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Middleton Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albany road trip planning website .

You can drive from Margaret River to Albany in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Albany

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Greens Pool, 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

4
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.
Spend the 6th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

Before you visit Broome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Albany to Broome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Albany in June: highs in Broome hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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