22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Western Australia Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  40​h
1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Esperance
— 3 nights
3
Albany
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Fremantle
— 5 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Turquoise Bay and Wobiri Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Ningaloo Coast World Heritage Area. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, look for all kinds of wild species at Jurabi Turtle Centre, and view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth trip planner.

New York City, USA to Exmouth is an approximately 40-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from New York City to Exmouth due to the time zone difference. In March, Exmouth is warmer than New York City - with highs of 98°F and lows of 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay
Jurabi Turtle Centre ©
Jurabi Turtle Centre

3
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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Le Grand National Park and Blue Haven Beach. Get outdoors at Twilight Bay and Lucky Bay. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Thistle Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Esperance Foreshore, take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, and make a trip to Ten Mile Lagoon Wind Farm.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Esperance road trip planning website .

Getting from Exmouth to Esperance by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Exmouth in March, expect nights in Esperance to be slightly colder, around 58°F, while days are colder, around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay

4
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 get in some beach time at Greens Pool and Cosy Corner Beach. Get outdoors at Little Beach and Lowlands Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Anvil Beach (in Denmark) and Cheynes Beach (in Waychinicup National Park). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, enjoy the sand and surf at Goode Beach, stroll through Misery Beach, and admire the striking features of The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Albany tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Albany are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Denmark, Nanarup Beach, Cosy Corner Beach, Cheynes Beach, Lowlands Beach
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Cheynes Beach ©
Cheynes Beach

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.
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse and Hamelin Bay Jetty will appeal to history buffs. Visit Meelup Beach and Hamelin Bay for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Margaret River to Busselton to see Busselton Jetty about 42 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Lake Cave and kick back and relax at Surfers Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fremantle.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Cave, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Surfers Point, Meelup Beach, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

5
nights
Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fremantle Prison and The Bell Tower. Escape the urban bustle at Cottesloe Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fremantle: Scarborough Beach (in Scarborough), Perth (Art Gallery of Western Australia, The Perth Mint, & more) and Warnbro Beach (in Warnbro). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, examine the collection at Western Australian Maritime Museum, and appreciate the history behind Kings Park War Memorial.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Fremantle tour planner .

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Fremantle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Fremantle are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Perth, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Caversham Wildlife Park
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Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Cottesloe Beach ©
Cottesloe Beach
The Perth Mint ©
The Perth Mint

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