11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Geraldton
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 30​min
2
Port Hedland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 30​min
4
Broome
— 2 nights
Drive:  26​h
End: Perth

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Greenough Museum & Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Back Beach. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Latitude Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Geraldton Regional Art Gallery, then step off the mainland to explore Abrolhos Islands, and finally examine the collection at The Tin Heads.

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Perth to Geraldton is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Geraldton can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Geraldton

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Abrolhos Islands, Greenough Museum & Gardens
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Greenough Museum & Gardens ©
Greenough Museum & Gardens
Latitude Gallery Jewellers ©
Latitude Gallery Jewellers
Back Beach ©
Back Beach

2
nights
Port Hedland

Port Hedland ©
Port Hedland is the second largest town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, with an estimated urban population of 15,191, including the satellite town of South Hedland, 18 km away. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pretty Pool and Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery and Don Rhodes Mining Museum. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Dalgety House Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Town Observation Tower, make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and stroll through Cemetery Beach Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Geraldton to Port Hedland in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Geraldton in October, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Port Hedland: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Don Rhodes Mining Museum ©
Don Rhodes Mining Museum

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 13th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with Coral Bay Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Aqua Rush and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Coral Bay takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park
Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach

2
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Courthouse Collection and SSJG Heritage Centre capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reddell Beach and Broome Gallery. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach.

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Getting from Coral Bay to Broome by combination of bus and flight takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

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