15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

15 days in Western Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Exmouth
— 2 nights
2
Esperance
— 3 nights
3
Albany
— 3 nights
4
Margaret River
— 3 nights
5
Perth
— 3 nights

2
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Wobiri Beach, thenlook and learn at The Mobile Observatory - Exmouth, thenview the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery, and finally explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Exmouth trip planner.

Perth to Exmouth is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in January; daily highs in Exmouth reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Esperance.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
The Mobile Observatory - Exmouth ©
The Mobile Observatory - Exmouth

3
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. Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Le Grand National Park. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Twilight Bay, contemplate the long history of Esperance Stonehenge, stroll through Salmon Beach, and cruise along Great Ocean Drive.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Esperance route planner.

Fly from Exmouth to Esperance in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Exmouth in January, with highs in Esperance at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Esperance

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cape Le Grand National Park ©
Cape Le Grand National Park
Twilight Bay ©
Twilight Bay
Great Ocean Drive ©
Great Ocean Drive

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Albany: Denmark (Elephant Rocks, Greens Pool, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Anzac Centre, kick back and relax at Little Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and explore the striking landscape at The Gap and Natural Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Albany trip planner.

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

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Denmark
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Greens Pool ©
Greens Pool
National Anzac Centre ©
National Anzac Centre
Little Beach ©
Little Beach

3
nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Margaret River: Augusta (Jewel Cave & Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse) and Meelup Beach (in Dunsborough). Spend the 13th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Busselton Jetty, do a tasting at Island Brook Estate Winery, make a trip to Hamelin Bay Jetty, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Margaret River online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Albany to Margaret River takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Perth.

Things to do in Margaret River

Tours Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Augusta, Busselton Jetty, Knotting Hill Estate Vineyard, Hamelin Bay Jetty, Island Brook Estate Winery
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Busselton Jetty ©
Busselton Jetty
Beer Tastings & Tours
Meelup Beach ©
Meelup Beach

3
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Step out of Perth to go to Fremantle and see Fremantle Prison, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, pause for some photo ops at State War Memorial, steep yourself in history at The Bell Tower, and snap pictures at Elizabeth Quay.

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You can drive from Margaret River to Perth in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Perth are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fremantle, Adventure World
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Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison
Adventure World ©
Adventure World

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