15 days in Broome & Darwin Itinerary

15 days in Broome & Darwin Itinerary

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15 days in Broome & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Darwin
— 7 nights
Drive:  38​h
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Spend the 23rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Broome journey planner .

Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Broome due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

7
nights
Darwin

Darwin ©
The smallest of Australia’s state capitals, Darwin has nevertheless become an attractive and important urban center, being simultaneously one of the country’s most modernized cities and a gateway to both the Top End region and South East Asia.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Batchelor to see Litchfield National Park about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 29th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Wed) at Darwin Waterfront. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Crocosaurus Cove, stroll through Crocodylus Park, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, and kick back and relax at Mindil Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Darwin route maker app .

You can fly from Broome to Darwin in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Broome to Darwin due to the time zone difference. December in Darwin sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Darwin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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