12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

12 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Perth
— 1 night
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Lancelin
— 1 night
3
Meekatharra
— 1 night
4
Karijini National Park
— 1 night
5
Exmouth
— 1 night
6
Coral Bay
— 1 night
7
Carnarvon
— 1 night
8
Monkey Mia
— 1 night
9
Kalbarri
— 1 night
10
Geraldton
— 1 night
11
Dongara
— 1 night
12
Jurien Bay
— 1 day

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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 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Fremantle Round House, then get engrossed in the history at Fremantle Prison, then see Jetsurf Perth, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Swan River, contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint, and then pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Perth. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lancelin.

Things to do in Perth

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Fremantle, Jetsurf Perth
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Swan River ©
Swan River

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Lancelin

Lancelin ©
Lancelin is a small fishing and tourist town 127 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lancelin Island and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Back Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lancelin trip planning site.

Getting from Perth to Lancelin by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Meekatharra.

Things to do in Lancelin

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Lancelin Island ©
Lancelin Island

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Meekatharra

Meekatharra
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Meekatharra travel planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lancelin to Meekatharra. You will leave for Karijini National Park on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Meekatharra

Nature · Parks
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Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): scramble along the landscape with West Oz Active Adventure Tours.

Plan a Karijini National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Meekatharra to Karijini National Park in 7 hours. In April, daytime highs in Karijini National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Outdoors · Tours
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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with Turquoise Bay and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth online route maker.

You can drive from Karijini National Park to Exmouth in 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Shark Diving

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see Coastal Adventure Tours, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Coral Bay travel planner.

You can drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coastal Adventure Tours ©
Coastal Adventure Tours
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 19th (Mon), don't miss a visit to One Mile Jetty, get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Coral Coast Helicopter Services.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Carnarvon route planning site.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monkey Mia.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Outdoors · Museums · Tours
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Coral Coast Helicopter Services ©
Coral Coast Helicopter Services
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum
The Fascine ©
The Fascine

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Monkey Mia

Monkey Mia
Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 20th (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with Perfect Nature Cruises.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Monkey Mia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carnarvon to Monkey Mia takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Monkey Mia

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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 21st (Wed), skim along the rocks with Kalbarri Abseil, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Kalbarri fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Monkey Mia to Kalbarri takes 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Geraldton.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Kalbarri Abseil ©
Kalbarri Abseil
Off-Road Tours
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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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 22nd (Thu), examine the collection at The Tin Heads, then step aboard HMAS Sydney II Memorial, and then take a tour by water with Eco Abrolhos Cruises.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Geraldton road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kalbarri to Geraldton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in April, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dongara.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Eco Abrolhos Cruises ©
Eco Abrolhos Cruises
HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
The Tin Heads ©
The Tin Heads

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Dongara

Dongara
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dongara planner.

Traveling by car from Geraldton to Dongara takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Dongara can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Jurien Bay.

Things to do in Dongara

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife
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Jurien Bay

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 23rd (Fri), cast your line with Sea Lion Charters and then get the adrenaline pumping with Skydive Jurien Bay Perth.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jurien Bay day trip site.

Getting from Dongara to Jurien Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Jurien Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Skydive Jurien Bay Perth ©
Skydive Jurien Bay Perth

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