17 days in Australia Itinerary

17 days in Australia Itinerary

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17 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Broome
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Karijini National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Karratha
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Exmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Carnarvon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Kalbarri
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Perth

2
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park is a national park centred in the Hamersley Ranges of the Pilbara region in the northwestern section of the Australian state of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Karijini National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Hamersley Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Hancock Gorge and then take in breathtaking views at Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool).

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Broome to Karijini National Park is an approximately 10-hour car ride. While traveling from Broome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Karijini National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 14°C. You will leave for Karratha on the 17th (Fri).

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Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge

1
night
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Karratha day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Karratha takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karratha

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Dampier Port
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Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail

3
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. You've now added Turquoise Bay to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Town Beach and Bundegi Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Ningaloo Reef and Fishing Charters & Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Exmouth sightseeing website .

You can drive from Karratha to Exmouth in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Turquoise Bay ©
Turquoise Bay

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Step out of the city life by going to Ningaloo Marine Park and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. Kids will appreciate attractions like Coral Bay Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's more to do: get outside with Aqua Rush.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Coral Bay vacation planning site .

You can drive from Exmouth to Coral Bay in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon.

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Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, and then take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Augustus, get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, and then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Carnarvon takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Carnarvon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kalbarri.

Things to do in Carnarvon

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct
Mount Augustus ©
Mount Augustus
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Holes and Kalbarri Pelican Feeding. Escape the urban bustle at Island Rock & Natural Bridge and Ross Graham Lookout. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Eagle Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Hawk's Head Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Zuytdorp Cliffs, and don't miss a visit to Zuytdorp Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kalbarri road trip website .

You can drive from Carnarvon to Kalbarri in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kalbarri

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Hawk's Head Lookout ©
Hawk's Head Lookout
Zuytdorp Memorial ©
Zuytdorp Memorial

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