16 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

16 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

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16 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Darwin
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Broome
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newcastle

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.
Step out of Darwin to go to Batchelor and see Litchfield National Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Spend the 9th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 13th (Wed) at Darwin Waterfront. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, kick back and relax at Mindil Beach, take an in-depth tour of RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and make a splash at Wave Lagoon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin vacation builder website .

Newcastle to Darwin is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newcastle in March; daily highs in Darwin reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
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Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
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 16th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 21st (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cable Beach, get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum, tour the water at your own pace with Diversity Charter Company, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Broome trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Darwin to Broome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Diversity Charter Company
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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