16 days in Broome & The North West, Wyndham & Derby Itinerary

16 days in Broome & The North West, Wyndham & Derby Itinerary

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16 days in Broome & The North West, Wyndham & Derby Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Derby
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Port Hedland
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Karratha
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Coral Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Carnarvon
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Perth

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Bring the kids along to El Questro Wilderness Park and Kangaroo Haven. Get some cultural insight at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Artopia Kununurra. Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, take an in-depth tour of Durack Homestead Museum, and look for gifts at Zebra Rock Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kununurra itinerary maker site .

Perth to Kununurra is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, Kununurra is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven

2
nights
Wyndham

Wyndham ©
Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues, make a trip to Wyndham Port and Jetty, then make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Grotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Ord River Nature Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Marlgu Billabong.

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Drive from Kununurra to Wyndham in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

1
night
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, then make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, then take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Manning Gorge, then take a leisurely stroll along Derby Jetty & Wharf, then take an in-depth tour of Wharfingers House Museum, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Kimberley School of the Air.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Derby road trip website .

Traveling by car from Wyndham to Derby takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April in Derby, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Derby

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Manning Gorge ©
Manning Gorge

1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pretty Pool, and finally examine the collection at Don Rhodes Mining Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Port Hedland road trip planning tool .

Getting from Derby to Port Hedland by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. In April, daily temperatures in Port Hedland can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Don Rhodes Mining Museum ©
Don Rhodes Mining Museum

1
night
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cossack Heritage Trail, then see the interesting displays at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, then get great views at Staircase To The Moon, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yaburara Heritage Trail.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Karratha trip planner .

Drive from Port Hedland to Karratha in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Karratha

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

North West Shelf Visitor Centre
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Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre

2
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 Scuba & Snorkeling. Kids will enjoy Ningaloo Marine Park and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. It doesn't end there: get outside with Aqua Rush.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Coral Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Karratha to Coral Bay takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to 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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Carnarvon Heritage Precinct, then don't miss a visit to Gwoonwardu Mia - Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Culture Centre, and then don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then explore and take pictures at Carnarvon Speedway, and finally admire all the interesting features of The Fascine.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Carnarvon trip itinerary app .

Getting from Coral Bay to Carnarvon by car takes about 2.5 hours. April in Carnarvon sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can 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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