29 days in The Pilbara Itinerary

29 days in The Pilbara Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Pilbara visit planner

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
1
Marble Bar
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Newman
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Tom Price
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Karratha
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Port Hedland
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
Marble Bar

Marble Bar ©
Marble Bar is a town and rock formation in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. Marble Bar is known for museums and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Carawine Gorge and get engrossed in the history at Comet Mine.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Marble Bar road trip planning website.

Melbourne to Marble Bar is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Marble Bar due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Newman on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Marble Bar

Museums Parks Nature
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Marble Bar Museum & Visitors Centre ©
Marble Bar Museum & Visitors Centre
Carawine Gorge ©
Carawine Gorge

6
nights
Newman

Newman ©
Newman, originally named Mount Newman until 1981, is a town in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Newman is known for . Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Radio Hill Lookout.

You can plan Newman trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Marble Bar to Newman by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Newman can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Tom Price.
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Radio Hill Lookout ©
Radio Hill Lookout

6
nights
Tom Price

Tom Price ©
Tom Price, situated in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, is a mining town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tom Price: Karijini National Park (Dales Gorge Campground, Karijini National Park, &more). There's more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nameless.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tom Price attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Newman to Tom Price takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Newman in August since evenings lows in Tom Price dip to 14°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Karratha.

Things to do in Tom Price

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Karijini National Park
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Karijini National Park ©
Karijini National Park
Hancock Gorge ©
Hancock Gorge
Hamersley Gorge ©
Hamersley Gorge

6
nights
Karratha

Karratha ©
Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Change things up with a short trip to Cossack in Roebourne (about 42 minutes away). Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Millstream-Chichester National Park. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Staircase To The Moon, make a trip to Deep Gorge, take in the pleasant sights at Cossack Heritage Trail, and stroll around Murujuga National Park.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Karratha vacation planner.

Getting from Tom Price to Karratha by car takes about 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Port Hedland.

Things to do in Karratha

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dampier, Cossack
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Cossack ©
Cossack
Murujuga National Park ©
Murujuga National Park
Karratha Public Library ©
Karratha Public Library

6
nights
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. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pretty Pool and Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Dalgety House Museum, browse the different shops at Port Hedland Boulevard, and take in panoramic vistas at Redbank Bridge Lookout.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Port Hedland online trip planner.

Getting from Karratha to Port Hedland by car takes about 2.5 hours. September in Port Hedland sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Port Hedland

Parks Museums Shopping
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Cemetery Beach Park ©
Cemetery Beach Park
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery ©
Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery
Dalgety House Museum ©
Dalgety House Museum