11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

11 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 1 day
2
Margaret River
— 1 night
3
Cervantes
— 1 night
4
Green Head
— 1 night
5
Geraldton
— 1 night
6
Kalbarri
— 1 night
7
Denham
— 1 night
8
Carnarvon
— 1 night
9
Coral Bay
— 1 night
10
Exmouth
— 2 nights

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Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Swan River, don't miss a visit to Winthrop Hall, then admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, and finally take some stellar pictures from Kaarta Gar-up Lookout.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Perth day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Perth. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Margaret River.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Nature
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Winthrop Hall ©
Winthrop Hall

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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.
On the 2nd (Thu), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Margaret River day trip planning site.

You can drive from Perth to Margaret River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Cervantes.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries
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Beer Tastings & Tours

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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. On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Hangover Bay, take in the dramatic natural features at The Pinnacles Desert, then take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Thetis.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cervantes road trip planner.

You can drive from Margaret River to Cervantes in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Green Head.

Things to do in Cervantes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Pinnacles Desert ©
The Pinnacles Desert
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

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Green Head

Green Head
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Dynamite Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cape Recreation Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Green Head online route planner.

Getting from Cervantes to Green Head by car takes about an hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Geraldton.

Things to do in Green Head

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Sandy Cape Recreation Park
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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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick back and relax at Back Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, and then learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Geraldton trip planner.

You can drive from Green Head to Geraldton in 2 hours. July in Geraldton sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Back Beach ©
Back Beach
Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton

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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 6th (Mon): push the limits with an extreme tour, then explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kalbarri trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Geraldton to Kalbarri in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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Off-Road Tours
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Shark Bay, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park Aquarium, and then kick back and relax at Shell Beach.

Plan my day in Denham using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Denham takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Denham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Ocean Park Aquarium ©
Ocean Park Aquarium

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 8th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon trip planner.

You can drive from Denham to Carnarvon in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Carnarvon can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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The Fascine ©
The Fascine
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon ©
OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Coral Bay travel planner.

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Coral Bay takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery ©
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay, and then explore the activities along Yardie Creek. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Exmouth day trip site.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Shark Diving
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Yardie Creek ©
Yardie Creek

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