15 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

15 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

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15 days in Broome & The North West Itinerary

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

1
night
Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Carnarvon driving holiday planner.

Sydney to Carnarvon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Carnarvon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Carnarvon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Coral Bay.

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

3
nights
Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Ningaloo Marine Park, kick back and relax at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, and head outdoors with Aqua Rush.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Coral Bay road trip planning site .

You can drive from Carnarvon to Coral Bay in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Coral Bay

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

1
night
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): go for a walk through Cossack Heritage Trail, examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, then take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, and finally get lost in a book at Karratha Public Library. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Millstream-Chichester National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Karratha trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Coral Bay to Karratha in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

North West Shelf Visitor Centre
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North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, then kick back and relax at Pretty Pool, and finally examine the collection at Don Rhodes Mining Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spoil Bank and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Port Hedland tour planning app .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Port Hedland takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Port Hedland are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Port Hedland

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

5
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 Ord River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Durack Homestead Museum. Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Artopia Kununurra, stop by Zebra Rock Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at Kununurra Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kununurra trip builder website .

Explore your travel options from Port Hedland to Kununurra with the Route module. In May in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 20°C at night. You will leave for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery

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