20 days in Australia Itinerary

20 days in Australia Itinerary

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20 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Port Hedland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Karijini National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Ningaloo
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Kalbarri
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Perth
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Zurich

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Roebuck Bay and Fishing Charters & Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Broome Bird Observatory and Reddell Beach. The adventure continues: make a trip to Buddha Sanctuary, look for gifts at The Courthouse Collection, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Broome trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Broome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 7 hours. When traveling from Zurich in September, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Broome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
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Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory

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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Town Observation Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Spoil Bank, stroll around Cemetery Beach Park, then browse the different shops at Port Hedland Boulevard, and finally make a trip to Redbank Bridge Lookout.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Port Hedland journey website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Broome to Port Hedland. In September, daily temperatures in Port Hedland can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Karijini National Park.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum
Redbank Bridge Lookout ©
Redbank Bridge Lookout

3
nights
Karijini National Park

Karijini National Park ©
Visiting Hamersley Gorge and Knox Gorge will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Kalamina Gorge and Mount Nameless.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Karijini National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from Port Hedland to Karijini National Park in 4.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Karijini National Park can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel to Ningaloo.

Things to do in Karijini National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Nameless
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge
Kalamina Gorge ©
Kalamina Gorge
Knox Gorge ©
Knox Gorge

3
nights
Ningaloo

Ningaloo ©
Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Ningaloo Reef.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ningaloo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Ningaloo takes 7 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Karijini National Park in October since evenings lows in Ningaloo dip to 19°C. You will leave for Kalbarri on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Ningaloo

Parks Wildlife
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Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef

2
nights
Kalbarri

Kalbarri ©
Isolated and lapped at by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, the town of Kalbarri boasts a picturesque location amid the dunes and sands of westerly Western Australia.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Blue Holes, look for all kinds of wild species at Kalbarri Pelican Feeding, and then explore the striking landscape at Eagle Gorge. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Pot Alley Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, then admire all the interesting features of Ross Graham Lookout, and finally don't miss a visit to Meanarra Hill Lookout.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kalbarri journey maker app .

Traveling by car from Ningaloo to Kalbarri takes 7.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Perth.

Things to do in Kalbarri

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Pot Alley Beach
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Blue Holes ©
Blue Holes
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding ©
Kalbarri Pelican Feeding
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
Perth

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Get outdoors at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park and Forge Farm Riding School. Step off the beaten path and head to Fraser Avenue Lookout and Hyde Park. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Lotterywest Federation Walkway, take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Supreme Court Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Winthrop Hall.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kalbarri to Perth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park ©
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park
Forge Farm Riding School ©
Forge Farm Riding School
Fraser Avenue Lookout ©
Fraser Avenue Lookout

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