18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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18 days in Australia Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Broome
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Karijini National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Exmouth
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
Perth
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Sydney

4
days
Broome

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Roebuck Bay and Broome Town Beach. Japanese Cemetery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, make a trip to Buddha Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at Short St Gallery, and examine the collection at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip planner .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Broome due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Broome at 39°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Karijini National Park.

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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Broome Town Beach ©
Broome Town Beach
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
day
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. For more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Karijini National Park online road trip planner .

Getting from Broome to Karijini National Park by car takes about 10 hours. While traveling from Broome, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Karijini National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Exmouth.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

3
days
Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Get in touch with nature at Cape Range National Park and Town Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Ningaloo Reef and Potshot Memorial. Spend the 19th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and view the masterpieces at The Ningaloo Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Exmouth trip planner .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Exmouth takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Karijini National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Exmouth, with lows of 21°C. You will leave for Perth on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Exmouth

#Outdoors, #Adventure, #Tours

Side Trips

Ningaloo Reef, Cape Range National Park
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Scuba & Snorkeling

5
days
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Popular historic sites such as St. Mary's Cathedral and St Patrick's Basilica are in your itinerary. We've included these beaches for you: City Beach and Rockingham Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Perth side-trips: Fremantle (Bather's Beach & Wesley Church Fremantle), Mullaloo Beach (in Mullaloo) and Yanchep Lagoon Beach (in Yanchep). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Warnbro Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Sands Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Dolphin Quay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Exmouth to Perth takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Exmouth in November; daily highs in Perth reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Fremantle, Mandurah, Trigg, Mullaloo Beach, The Escape Hunt Experience Perth
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Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach
Mullaloo Beach ©
Mullaloo Beach
Trigg Beach ©
Trigg Beach

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