30 days in Australia Itinerary

30 days in Australia Itinerary

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30 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  10​h 15​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Coral Bay
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Port Hedland
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
— 8 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. Carnarvon is known for museums and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, take a leisurely stroll along The Fascine, and explore and take pictures at Carnarvon Speedway.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Carnarvon trip planner .

Melbourne to Carnarvon is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Carnarvon due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect Carnarvon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 13°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Museums Outdoors
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Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©
Carnarvon Speedway ©
Carnarvon Speedway
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct ©
Carnarvon Heritage Precinct

Coral Bay

Coral Bay ©
Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Coral Bay Beach and The Coral Bay Shark Nursery. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Aqua Rush. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Coral Bay trip itinerary app .

Getting from Carnarvon to Coral Bay by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Coral Bay Beach ©
Coral Bay Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park


Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Step out of the city life by going to Murujuga National Park and Millstream-Chichester National Park. There's much more to do: get great views at Staircase To The Moon, don't miss a visit to Dampier Port, examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, and get lost in a book at Karratha Public Library.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Karratha attractions tool .

Traveling by car from Coral Bay to Karratha takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

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Murujuga National Park ©
Murujuga National Park
Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

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 Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spoil Bank, make a trip to Koombana Lookout Port Hedland, see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Redbank Bridge Lookout.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Port Hedland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Karratha to Port Hedland takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Port Hedland can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Port Hedland

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


Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Step out of the city life by going to El Questro Wilderness Park and Mirima National Park. On the 25th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge, browse the exhibits of Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, take in the exciting artwork at Zebra Rock Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kununurra tour itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Hedland to Kununurra. When traveling from Port Hedland in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kununurra: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 17°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven
Molly Springs ©
Molly Springs