13 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

13 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

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13 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kids will enjoy El Questro Wilderness Park and Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve. Step out of the city life by going to Emma Gorge and Mirima National Park. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Ord River, take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, snap pictures at Ivanhoe Crossing, and view the masterpieces at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kununurra road trip planning website .

Perth to Kununurra is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Perth in July, expect nights in Kununurra to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts

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 (Sat): browse the exhibits of Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, kick back and relax at Pretty Pool, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spoil Bank, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cemetery Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Don Rhodes Mining Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Port Hedland online route maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kununurra to Port Hedland. While traveling from Kununurra, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port Hedland, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Don Rhodes Mining Museum ©
Don Rhodes Mining Museum

2
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ningaloo Marine Park. Family-friendly places like Scuba & Snorkeling and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Aqua Rush.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Coral Bay journey planning site .

You can drive from Port Hedland to Coral Bay in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

2
nights
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, and finally explore and take pictures at Carnarvon Speedway. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, then take in the waterfront at The Fascine, and then make a trip to Carnarvon Blowholes.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Carnarvon trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Carnarvon takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Carnarvon are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Outdoors
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct
Carnarvon Speedway ©
Carnarvon Speedway

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