15 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

15 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

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15 days in Darwin & Broome Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Darwin
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Broome
— 8 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Darwin to Batchelor to see Litchfield National Park about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the waterfront at Darwin Wharf Precinct, get engrossed in the history at RFDS Darwin Tourist Facility, and examine the collection at Defence of Darwin Experience.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Darwin trip itinerary planning tool .

Sydney to Darwin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Darwin hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Darwin

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Litchfield National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mindil Beach ©
Mindil Beach

8
nights
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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cable Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, and get engrossed in the history at Broome Historical Museum.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Broome trip planning website .

Fly from Darwin to Broome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) (ACST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Darwin in August since evenings lows in Broome dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gantheaume Point ©
Gantheaume Point

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