8 days in Australia Itinerary

8 days in Australia Itinerary

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8 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Perth
Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Geraldton
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dongara
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Carnarvon
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Coral Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Exmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Karratha
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Port Hedland
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Broome

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Geraldton

Geraldton ©
Geraldton is a coastal city in the Mid West region of Western Australia, located 424km north of Perth.At June 2015 Geraldton had an estimated urban population of 39,825. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): kick back and relax at Town Beach and then explore the galleries of HMAS Sydney II Memorial.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Geraldton road trip planning site .

Perth to Geraldton is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dongara.

Things to do in Geraldton

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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HMAS Sydney II Memorial ©
HMAS Sydney II Memorial

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Dongara

Dongara ©
Dongara is a town 351km north-northwest of Perth, Western Australia on the Brand Highway. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trek along Irwin Heritage River Trail, kick back and relax at Granny's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then sample the fine beverages at Illegal Tender Rum Co, and finally take some stellar pictures from The Fishermen's Memorial Lookout and Obelisk.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dongara trip planning tool .

You can drive from Geraldton to Dongara in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Dongara can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Carnarvon.

Things to do in Dongara

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Port Denison
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Illegal Tender Rum Co ©
Illegal Tender Rum Co

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Carnarvon

Carnarvon ©
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately 900km north of Perth, Western Australia. On the 20th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum, then make a trip to OTC Satellite Earth Station Carnarvon, then don't miss a visit to Carnarvon Blowholes, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Augustus.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Carnarvon trip builder .

Traveling by car from Dongara to Carnarvon takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Dongara in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Carnarvon, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Coral Bay.

Things to do in Carnarvon

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Mount Augustus
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Mount Augustus ©
Mount Augustus
Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum ©

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Coral Bay

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at The Coral Bay Shark Nursery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ningaloo Marine Park, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coral Bay trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Carnarvon to Coral Bay in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Exmouth.

Things to do in Coral Bay

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ningaloo Marine Park ©
Ningaloo Marine Park

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Exmouth

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sea views from Vlamingh Head Lighthouse, and then explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Exmouth trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Exmouth sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Exmouth

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Ningaloo Reef
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ningaloo Reef ©
Ningaloo Reef
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse ©
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse

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Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): browse the collection at Karratha Public Library, grab your bike and head to Yaburara Heritage Trail, then get great views at Staircase To The Moon, then examine the collection at North West Shelf Visitor Centre, and finally see a world frozen in time at Cossack Heritage Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Karratha road trip website .

Drive from Exmouth to Karratha in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

North West Shelf Visitor Centre
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Yaburara Heritage Trail ©
Yaburara Heritage Trail
North West Shelf Visitor Centre ©
North West Shelf Visitor Centre
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, examine the collection at Dalgety House Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pretty Pool, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spoil Bank, and finally stroll through Cemetery Beach Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Hedland trip builder tool .

Getting from Karratha to Port Hedland by car takes about 3 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Hedland

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

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