60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

60 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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1
Geraldton
— 2 nights
2
Kalbarri
— 5 nights
3
Denham
— 4 nights
4
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
5
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
6
Exmouth
— 7 nights
7
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
8
Broome
— 7 nights
9
Kununurra
— 6 nights
10
Kalgoorlie-Boulder
— 3 nights
11
Esperance
— 5 nights
12
Albany
— 7 nights
13
Dunsborough
— 6 nights

2
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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. Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Geraldton and Central Greenough. Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground and St Francis Xavier Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Town Beach, identify plant and animal life at Greenough Wildlife Park, examine the collection at The Tin Heads, and view the masterpieces at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Geraldton day trip planning tool.

Perth to Geraldton is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Geraldton

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Oakabella Homestead, Tea Rooms and Campground, Central Greenough
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Museum of Geraldton ©
Museum of Geraldton
Central Greenough ©
Central Greenough

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature’s Window and Island Rock & Natural Bridge. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Chinaman's Beach and Pot Alley Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs, wander the wide-open spaces of Big River Ranch, explore the striking landscape of Ross Graham Lookout, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hutt Lagoon.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kalbarri trip itinerary planning tool.

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 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Denham.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Kalbarri National Park
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Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs ©
Kalbarri National Park Coastal Cliffs
Chinaman's Beach ©
Chinaman's Beach
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes

4
nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Get outdoors at Shark Bay and Francois Peron National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Little Lagoon and Shell Beach. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Monkey Mia Reserve, explore the striking landscape at Hamelin Pool Stromatolites, see Off-Road Tours, and look for gifts at Blue Lagoon Pearl Shop.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Denham travel route site.

You can drive from Kalbarri to Denham in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
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Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Francois Peron National Park ©
Francois Peron National Park
Little Lagoon ©
Little Lagoon

2
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 13th (Sat), don't miss a visit to One Mile Jetty, thendon't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, thentake an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, and finally join the crowd at Carnarvon Speedway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine, thendon't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon day trip planning app.

Drive from Denham to Carnarvon in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, thenhead outdoors with Aqua Rush, and then stroll through The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. On the next day, kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coral Bay trip planner.

Drive from Carnarvon to Coral Bay in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery ©
The Coral Bay Shark Nursery

7
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Get outdoors at Shark Diving and Yardie Creek. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Turquoise Bay and Bundegi Beach. Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Mandu Mandu Gorge. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Cape Range National Park, step off the mainland to explore Muiron Islands, identify plant and animal life at Navy Pier Exmouth, and enjoy the sand and surf at Town Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planner.

You can drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Exmouth are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Range National Park, Ningaloo Reef
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Safaris
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Shark Diving

3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Karijini National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): stroll through Dales Gorge Campground and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Bruce.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Karijini National Park vacation planner.

Drive from Exmouth to Karijini National Park in 8 hours. August in Karijini National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Broome.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Dales Gorge Campground ©
Dales Gorge Campground
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

7
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.
Visit Catholic Diocese of Broome and Chinese Cemetery for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Reddell Beach. see Off-Road Tours. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, explore and take pictures at Gantheaume Point, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner.

You can drive from Karijini National Park to Broome in 10 hours. When traveling from Karijini National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Broome: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Explore hidden gems such as El Questro Wilderness Park and Mirima National Park. Get outdoors at Emma Gorge and Ord River. Get out of town with these interesting Kununurra side-trips: Wyndham (The Grotto, Wyndham Port and Jetty, &more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, don't miss a visit to Ivanhoe Crossing, and take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kununurra driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Broome in September, you will find days in Kununurra are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wyndham, Lake Argyle
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Off-Road Tours
Ord River ©
Ord River

3
nights
Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Kalgoorlie-Boulder ©
Kalgoorlie, part of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, Australia, located 595km east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of the Goldfields and Goongarrie National Park. When in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, make a side trip to see Lake Ballard in Menzies, approximately Menzies away. There's still lots to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hannans North Tourist Mine, sample the tasty concoctions at Beaten Track Brewery, make a trip to Questa Casa, and let little ones run wild at Hammond Park.

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Fly from Kununurra to Kalgoorlie-Boulder in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Kununurra in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Kalgoorlie-Boulder: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Esperance.

Things to do in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lake Ballard
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Lake Ballard ©
Lake Ballard
Museum of the Goldfields ©
Museum of the Goldfields
Beaten Track Brewery ©
Beaten Track Brewery

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. Appreciate the collections at Anything & Everything Esperance and Esperance Museum. Visit Lucky Bay and Blue Haven Beach for some beach relaxation. Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's lots more to do: cruise along Great Ocean Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, make a trip to Esperance Whale Tail, and stroll through Rossiter Bay.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Esperance trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kalgoorlie-Boulder to Esperance in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Kalgoorlie-Boulder in September, plan for little chillier days in Esperance, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lucky Bay ©
Lucky Bay
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park

7
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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Middleton Beach and Emu Point. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bluff Knoll and Mount Frankland National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Albany: Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock (in Porongurup National Park), Denmark (Shelley Beach, Singlefile Wines, &more) and Giant Tingle Tree (in Walpole). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, examine the collection at National Anzac Centre, make a trip to Mt Melville Lookout, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint John the Evangelist.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Albany itinerary site.

You can drive from Esperance to Albany in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Albany are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dunsborough.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Denmark, Walpole, Granite Skywalk,Castle Rock, Bluff Knoll
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Middleton Beach ©
Middleton Beach
Little Beach ©
Little Beach
Mount Frankland National Park ©
Mount Frankland National Park

6
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Dunsborough

Dunsborough ©
Dunsborough is a coastal town in the South West of Western Australia, 254km south of Perth on the shores of Geographe Bay.Dunsborough is a popular tourist destination for Western Australians; in 1999 it was voted the state's best tourist destination and in 2013 awarded the Top Tourism Award for Population Under 5,000. Let the collections at Vasse Felix Winery and Yallingup Galleries capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Meelup Beach and Sugarloaf Rock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dunsborough: Margaret River (Gnarabup Beach, Margaret River Mouth Beach, &more), Redgate Wines (in Redgate) and Brown Hill Estate (in Rosa Brook). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Naturaliste Walking Trails, take in the dramatic natural features at Canal Rocks, learn about winemaking at Providore, and enjoy the sand and surf at Yallingup Beach.

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Drive from Albany to Dunsborough in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Dunsborough

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Margaret River, Cape Naturaliste, Yallingup, Cowaramup, Redgate Wines
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Discover Deadly ©
Discover Deadly
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach
Yallingup Beach ©
Yallingup Beach

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