60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  27 h
1
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10 h
3
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
5
Geraldton
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Kalbarri
— 6 nights
Taxi + Bus:  6 h 45 min
7
Esperance
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Albany
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Margaret River
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Perth
— 10 nights
Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, visit a coastal fixture at Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yardie Creek.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth online day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Exmouth is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Exmouth is 7 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, you will find days in Exmouth are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 8:
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Step out of Karijini National Park with an excursion to Mount Nameless in Tom Price--about 56 minutes away. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Karijini National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Karijini National Park day trip planning app.

Drive from Exmouth to Karijini National Park in 8 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

5
nights
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: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Broome trip maker website.

Drive from Karijini National Park to Broome in 10 hours. When traveling from Karijini National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Broome, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 18:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wyndham (Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues, Five Rivers Lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, identify plant and animal life at Kangaroo Haven, and take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wyndham
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:
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Ord River ©
Ord River
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

4
nights
Geraldton

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: Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground (in Northampton) and Dongara (Irwin Heritage River Trail, Russ Cottage, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of HMAS Sydney II Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, see the interesting displays at The Tin Heads, and look for all kinds of wild species at Waminda Wildlife Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Geraldton attractions planning site.

Fly from Kununurra to Geraldton in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Kununurra in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Geraldton: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Dongara, Greenough, Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, Abrolhos Islands
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

6
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.
Kalbarri is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at The Loop and Z Bend Gorge, take in the dramatic natural features at Zuytdorp Cliffs, admire all the interesting features of Island Rock & Natural Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kalbarri tour itinerary website.

Getting from Geraldton to Kalbarri by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 3:
Highlights from your plan
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge ©
The Loop and Z Bend Gorge
Zuytdorp Cliffs
Zuytdorp Cliffs

5
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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Le Grand National Park, stroll through Lucky Bay, walk around Esperance Foreshore, and get great views at Observatory Point and Lookout.

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

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Kalbarri to Esperance in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 8:
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Observatory Point and Lookout ©
Observatory Point and Lookout
Anything & Everything Esperance ©
Anything & Everything Esperance

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Bluff Knoll (in Stirling Range National Park), Castle Rock (in Porongurup National Park) and Denmark (Forest Hill Vineyard, Greens Pool, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, take some stellar pictures from Rotary Lookout Albany, trek along Tree Top Walk, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Albany trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Bluff Knoll, Castle Rock
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Gap and Natural Bridge ©
The Gap and Natural Bridge
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Margaret River

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 Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough), Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Wonnerup (in Wonnerup). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip planning site.

Drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Wilyabrup, Yallingup, Augusta, Meelup Beach, Busselton Jetty
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 20:
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lake Cave ©
Lake Cave

10
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 Mandurah (Mandurah Community Museum & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Point Peron (in Rockingham) and Fremantle (Fremantle Prison, Fremantle Markets, &more). There's much more to do: stroll around Kings Park and Botanic Garden, identify plant and animal life at Caversham Wildlife Park, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Perth trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Margaret River to Perth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Perth, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Cottesloe Beach, Caversham Wildlife Park, Perth Zoo
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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