12 days in Australia Itinerary

12 days in Australia Itinerary

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Geraldton
— 2 nights
2
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
4
Denham
— 3 nights
5
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
6
Cervantes
— 1 day

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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. On the 6th (Thu), walk around Coalseam Conservation Park. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Geraldton, enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach, and then learn about all things military at HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Geraldton trip planner.

Perth to Geraldton is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Carnarvon.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Coalseam Conservation Park ©
Coalseam Conservation Park

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 8th (Sat), don't miss a visit to One Mile Jetty and then make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carnarvon trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Geraldton to Carnarvon by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Geraldton in August, things will get a bit warmer in Carnarvon: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling 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
Carnarvon Blowholes ©
Carnarvon Blowholes

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. On the 10th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Aqua Rush, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coral Bay planner.

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Coral Bay takes 3 hours. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Denham.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

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Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. We've included these beaches for you: Shell Beach and Shark Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Monkey Mia Reserve and Off-Road Tours. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ocean Park Aquarium.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Denham journey site.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Denham in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Kalbarri.

Things to do in Denham

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shell Beach ©
Shell Beach
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Off-Road Tours

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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.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ross Graham Lookout, then explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Island Rock & Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Red Bluff, stroll through Chinaman's Beach, then make a trip to Meanarra Hill Lookout, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Nature’s Window.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kalbarri trip planner.

Traveling by car from Denham to Kalbarri takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Mon) before leaving for Cervantes.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
Nature’s Window ©
Nature’s Window
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach

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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 17th (Mon), cast your line with a fishing tour, then explore the activities along Lake Thetis, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Stromatolites.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cervantes attractions planner.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Cervantes in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cervantes

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lake Thetis ©
Lake Thetis

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