11 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

11 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

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11 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h
1
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Port Hedland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Karratha
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Escape the urban bustle at El Questro Wilderness Park and Emma Gorge. Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Durack Homestead Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Artopia Kununurra, snap pictures at Ivanhoe Crossing, and take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kununurra online journey planner .

Sydney to Kununurra is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get a bit warmer in Kununurra: highs are around 42°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Kununurra

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Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery

1
day
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. On the 8th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, then examine the collection at Don Rhodes Mining Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Pretty Pool.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Port Hedland travel planning app .

Explore your travel options from Kununurra to Port Hedland with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Museums Parks Beaches
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Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Pretty Pool ©
Pretty Pool
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery

1
night
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get lost in a book at Karratha Public Library, explore the landscape on two wheels at Yaburara Heritage Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cossack Heritage Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Karratha trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Karratha takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

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 Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ningaloo Marine Park. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, head outdoors with Aqua Rush, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Coral Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

2
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, then take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then don't miss a visit to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Carnarvon travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Carnarvon takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Outdoors
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
The Fascine ©
The Fascine
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct

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