18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

18 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Jurien Bay
— 1 night
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Kalbarri
— 2 nights
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Denham
— 2 nights
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Exmouth
— 2 nights
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Esperance
— 2 nights
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Albany
— 2 nights
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Margaret River
— 3 nights
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Bunbury
— 1 night
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Fremantle
— 2 nights

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Jurien Bay

Jurien Bay, is a coastal town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 220km north of Perth facing the Indian Ocean.HistoryThe coastline around Jurien Bay was first known to Europeans in the 17th century. On the 7th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cape Recreation Park and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nambung National Park and then explore the galleries of Sea Spray Art by Kiera.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jurien Bay trip builder.

Sydney to Jurien Bay is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Jurien Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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 9th (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Blue Holes, get to know the resident critters at Rainbow Jungle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: scramble along the landscape with Kalbarri Abseil, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chinaman's Beach, and finally explore the activities along Murchison River.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kalbarri visit planner.

Drive from Jurien Bay to Kalbarri in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.9
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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Kalbarri Abseil
5.0
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Reef
Blue Holes
4.3

2
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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Little Lagoon, then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay, and then see Off-Road Tours. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Eagle Bluff, then look for gifts at Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Perfect Nature Cruises.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Denham road trip planning app.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Denham in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Denham

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Must see
Shark Bay
4.5
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Lookout
Eagle Bluff
4.2

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Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. On the 13th (Fri), stroll through Mauritius Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, then browse the exhibits of The Ningaloo Gallery, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Jurabi Turtle Centre, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, and then explore the stunning scenery at Charles Knife Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Exmouth online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Denham to Exmouth by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Ningaloo Reef
4.6
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Safaris
4.5

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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. On the 15th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Great Ocean Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Adventureland Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucky Bay, and finally get great views at Frenchman's Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, trek along Rotary Lookout, stroll through Twilight Bay, then see the interesting displays at Esperance Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Esperance Island Cruises.

To find out how to plan a trip to Esperance, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Exmouth in November, expect Esperance to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Scenic Drive
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Must see
Lucky Bay
4.8
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Twilight Bay
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Great Ocean Drive
4.9

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Chainsaw Sculpture Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beach, kick back and relax at Middleton Beach, stroll through Emu Point, then appreciate the history behind Desert Mounted Corps Memorial, and finally get great views at Padre White Lookout. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Toffee Factory, take in the dramatic natural features at Elephant Rocks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lights Beach, then experience rural life at Eden Gate Blueberry Farm, and finally trek along Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Albany trip site.

Traveling by car from Esperance to Albany takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Esperance, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Albany, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Albany

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Little Beach
4.9
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Lights Beach
4.8

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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 hidden gems such as Canal Rocks and Sunflowers Animal Farm. Take a break from the city and head to Hamelin Bay and Meelup Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Cape Naturaliste (Bunker Bay & Sugarloaf Rock), Yallingup (Yallingup Galleries & Yallingup Beach) and Jet Adventures (in Dunsborough). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Caves Road, look for all kinds of wild species at Boranup Karri Forest, kick back and relax at Surfers Point, and stroll through Gnarabup Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Albany to Margaret River in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bunbury.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Yallingup Beach
4.8
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Surfers Point
4.9
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Meelup Beach
5.0

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Bunbury

Bunbury ©
Bunbury is a growing city that attracts young workers, who in turn have fostered a vibrant nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Koombana Bay, browse the fresh offerings at Bunbury Farmers Market, get up close to creatures of the deep with Dolphin Discovery Centre, then don't miss a visit to Marlston Hill Lookout Tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bunbury trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Margaret River to Bunbury by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Fremantle.

Things to do in Bunbury

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife
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Farmers Market
Bunbury Farmers Market
4.5
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Observation Deck
Marlston Hill Lookout Tower
4.5

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Fremantle

Fremantle ©
Settled by colonists and convicts in 1829, Fremantle has transformed its infamous historical buildings into cultural centers.
On the 23rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Point Peron, kick back and relax at Rockingham Beach, kick back and relax at Silver Sands Beach, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally kick back and relax at Halls Head Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Fremantle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bunbury to Fremantle takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Fremantle are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fremantle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Point Peron
4.8
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Must see
City Beach
4.5
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Must see
Rockingham Beach
4.6

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