22 days in The Pilbara Itinerary

22 days in The Pilbara Itinerary

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22 days in The Pilbara Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Newman
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Marble Bar
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Port Hedland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Karratha
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Tom Price
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Canberra

2
nights
Newman

Newman ©
Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Radio Hill Lookout.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Newman trip itinerary planning website .

Canberra to Newman is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Canberra to Newman. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in July; daily highs in Newman reach 25°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 29th (Wed), you're off toMarble Bar.
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Radio Hill Lookout ©
Radio Hill Lookout

3
nights
Marble Bar

Marble Bar ©
Marble Bar is a town and rock formation in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. Get some cultural insight at Comet Mine and Marble Bar Museum. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Carawine Gorge.

Before you visit Marble Bar, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Newman to Marble Bar in 5 hours. You'll set off for Port Hedland on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Marble Bar

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Carawine Gorge ©
Carawine Gorge
Marble Bar Museum ©
Marble Bar Museum

4
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. Get in touch with nature at Pretty Pool and Spoil Bank. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery and Dalgety House Museum. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Town Observation Tower, walk around Cemetery Beach Park, and see the interesting displays at Don Rhodes Mining Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Port Hedland trip builder app .

You can drive from Marble Bar to Port Hedland in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Port Hedland are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum

4
nights
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Escape the urban bustle at Millstream-Chichester National Park and Yaburara Heritage Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cossack and Cossack Heritage Trail. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, make a trip to Deep Gorge, see the interesting displays at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, and get lost in a book at Karratha Public Library.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Karratha trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Port Hedland to Karratha takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tom Price.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dampier, Cossack, Burrup Peninsula
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Cossack ©
Cossack
Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre

8
nights
Tom Price

Tom Price ©
Tom Price, situated in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, is a mining town. Take a break from the city and head to Karijini National Park and Dales Gorge Campground. Explore Tom Price's surroundings by going to Karijini National Park (Oxer Lookout, Joffre Gorge, & more). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nameless.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tom Price visit planner.

You can drive from Karratha to Tom Price in 6.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tom Price

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Karijini National Park
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool) ©
Weano Gorge (Handrail Pool)
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge