18 days in Australia Itinerary

18 days in Australia Itinerary

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Monkey Mia
— 1 day
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Coral Bay
— 2 nights
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Exmouth
— 3 nights
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Karijini National Park
— 1 night
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Port Hedland
— 1 night
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Broome
— 2 nights
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Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 night
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Halls Creek
— 1 night
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Kununurra
— 2 nights
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Katherine
— 1 night
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Darwin
— 3 nights
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Monkey Mia — 1 day

Monkey Mia is a popular tourist destination located about 900 km north of Perth, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Mia Reserve.

Plan trip to Monkey Mia with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Perth to Monkey Mia is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Coral Bay.
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Coral Bay — 2 nights

Coral Bay is a small town on the coast of Western Australia, north of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Coral Bay Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Coral Bay driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Monkey Mia to Coral Bay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Exmouth.
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Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:
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Exmouth — 3 nights

Exmouth is a town on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia. Exmouth is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, explore the activities along Yardie Creek, explore the gorgeous colors at Ningaloo Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Turquoise Bay.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Exmouth driving holiday planner.

Drive from Coral Bay to Exmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Karijini National Park.
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Karijini National Park — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Karijini National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Karijini National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Exmouth to Karijini National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Port Hedland.
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Port Hedland — 1 night

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. On the 20th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Lisa’s Kangaroo Retreat.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Hedland visit app.

Traveling by car from Karijini National Park to Port Hedland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, Port Hedland is a bit warmer than Karijini National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Broome.
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Broome — 2 nights

Yawuru Country

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.
On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and then make a trip to Entrance Point.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Hedland to Broome. In June in Broome, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Fitzroy Crossing.
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Fitzroy Crossing — 1 night

Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Geikie Gorge National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Fitzroy Crossing trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Halls Creek.
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Halls Creek — 1 night

Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halls Creek visit planner.

You can drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Kununurra.
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Kununurra — 2 nights

A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kununurra route planner.

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Kununurra takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Katherine.
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Katherine — 1 night

Katherine is a town in Northern Territory, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the galleries of Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Culture Centre and then explore the striking landscape at Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Katherine trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Kununurra to Katherine takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Kununurra to Katherine. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Darwin.
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Darwin — 3 nights

Outback Capital of the Northern Territory

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.
Spend the 28th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Mindil Beach, examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience, make a splash at Darwin Waterfront, and don't miss a visit to Parliament House.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Darwin journey website.

Traveling by flight from Katherine to Darwin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Darwin when traveling from Katherine in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Australia is a country of breathtaking beauty and unforgettable adventure. From coast to coast you’ll find ancient rainforests, towering cities, stunning outback landscapes and white sand beaches. It’s not only the scenery that varies here, but also the lifestyle. Lay back and relax within a coastal paradise, explore the bustling laneways of a lively metropolis, or feed your sense of adventure in the most remote and remarkable pockets of the country. Whether you’re connecting with Aboriginal culture, tasting seafood straight from the ocean, or diving with gentle whale sharks, you’ll discover why there’s nothing like Australia.
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