6 days in Australia Itinerary

6 days in Australia Itinerary

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6 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Halls Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Katherine
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Darwin
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cable Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome day trip planner .

Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Broome due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Broome reach 38°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

1
night
Kununurra

Kununurra
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the galleries of Artopia Kununurra, then explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Kununurra trip maker site .

Getting from Broome to Kununurra by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Broome in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Kununurra, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Wildlife
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night
Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 15th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Russian Jack Memorial and then take a memorable drive along Mary Pool.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Halls Creek sightseeing planner .

Drive from Kununurra to Halls Creek in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Katherine.

Things to do in Halls Creek

Wildlife Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Mary Pool ©
Mary Pool

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Katherine

Katherine ©
Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. On the 16th (Mon), hike along Katherine Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Katherine School of the Air Tourist Room, and then get a taste of life in the country at Katherine Outback Experience.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Katherine trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Halls Creek to Katherine in 10.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Halls Creek to Katherine due to the time zone difference. September in Katherine sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Darwin.

Things to do in Katherine

Wildlife Outdoors Nature
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Katherine Gorge ©
Katherine Gorge
Katherine Outback Experience ©
Katherine Outback Experience

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nights
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.
On the 17th (Tue), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Crocosaurus Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, and then make a splash at Big Buoy Water Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Katherine to Darwin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Katherine in September: highs in Darwin hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach
Crocosaurus Cove ©
Crocosaurus Cove

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