11 days in Australia Itinerary

11 days in Australia Itinerary

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11 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Carnarvon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Coral Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Karratha
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Kununurra
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Carnarvon trip simple and quick.

Melbourne to Carnarvon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Carnarvon hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
One Mile Jetty ©
One Mile Jetty

3
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Aqua Rush, and identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Coral Bay driving holiday site .

You can drive from Carnarvon to Coral Bay in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

1
day
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, then grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, then browse the collection at Karratha Public Library, and finally see a world frozen in time at Cossack Heritage Trail.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Karratha online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Karratha takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spoil Bank, then make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, and finally kick back and relax at Pretty Pool.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Hedland day trip app .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Port Hedland takes 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Port Hedland are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland ©
Koombana Lookout Port Hedland

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 Mirima National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge, take in the views from Ivanhoe Crossing, look for all kinds of wild species at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kununurra attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Port Hedland to Kununurra with the Route module. In April, daytime highs in Kununurra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
Ivanhoe Crossing ©
Ivanhoe Crossing