10 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

10 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

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10 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
2
Karratha
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve and Mitchell River National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Artopia Kununurra. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, take an in-depth tour of Kununurra Museum, and make a trip to Ivanhoe Crossing.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kununurra online route planner .

Melbourne to Kununurra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in May, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Kununurra: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts

1
day
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, and then see a world frozen in time at Cossack Heritage Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Karratha trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kununurra to Karratha. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Karratha

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

North West Shelf Visitor Centre
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Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ningaloo Marine Park and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Aqua Rush.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay route planner .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Coral Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Aqua Rush ©
Aqua Rush

2
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 4th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then make a trip to One Mile Jetty, and finally take in the waterfront at The Fascine.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Carnarvon trip planner .

Drive from Coral Bay to Carnarvon in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Outdoors
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
The Fascine ©
The Fascine
One Mile Jetty ©
One Mile Jetty
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