15 days in Kimberley Region & Darwin Itinerary

15 days in Kimberley Region & Darwin Itinerary

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15 days in Kimberley Region & Darwin Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Dampier Peninsula
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Derby
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kununurra
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Darwin
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula
For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Dampier Peninsula trip itinerary website .

Sydney to Dampier Peninsula is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sydney to Dampier Peninsula due to the time zone difference. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Derby.

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Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, then take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Derby Jetty & Wharf.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Derby road trip planning app .

Getting from Dampier Peninsula to Derby by car takes about 6 hours. In May in Derby, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Talbot Bay.

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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree

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Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

You can plan Talbot Bay trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Derby to Talbot Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Purnululu National Park.

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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 10th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Purnululu National Park holiday maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Talbot Bay to Purnululu National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

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Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, then make a trip to Warmun Art Centre, then explore the activities along Ord River, and finally admire the engineering at Ord River Diversion Dam.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Kununurra takes 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Darwin.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Shopping
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Ord River ©
Ord River
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

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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.
Spend the 12th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindil Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Darwin itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Kununurra to Darwin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kununurra to Darwin, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kununurra in May, Darwin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

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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 18th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Cable Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, make a trip to Buddha Sanctuary, and enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach.

Make your Broome itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Darwin to Broome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Broome when traveling from Darwin in May, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point
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