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planning to visit western australia

Mitcham, Australia
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planning to visit western australia

we want to visit the follow area but don't know what is the best way coz we don't know the direction thanks

bungle bungle range

karijini national park


wave rock

monkey mia

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1. Re: planning to visit western australia

I would recommend you consult a map. Google Maps is one that springs to mind, or there is www.whereis.com

Both allow you to map routes from one destination to another or even multiple stops along the way. Time needed to travel will also be included, which is fairly important as some of your choices are over 1,000km apart.

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All of those places will involve driving, so look at getting a 4wd. You can fly to some, but flights aren't overly frequent, and usually pretty expensive (perhaps we will blame the mining!). As already mentioned, WA is a vast and remote state, so keep an eye on time and distance, maybe have more than one driver if you can.

If you have time, I advise flying into Darwin and hiring a car there. From there you can hit the Bungle Bungles (nearish the NT/WA border), then down to Karijini (via Broome and/or Port Hedland). Monkey Mia would be next, then Wave Rock, then Pinnacles.

Then you could fly home from Perth.

One last thing- it is either going to be super hot, or super wet, so just be prepared :)

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3. Re: planning to visit western australia

As mentioned have a look on Google Maps & work out the distances. The destinations you have listed are a long way between each other.

The best way to work your itinerary is from Perth or Darwin.

Perth - Wave Rock / Pinnacles are day trips from Perth.

karijini national park - requires flight / drive etc. Regular flights from Perth land you within easy driving distance of Karijini National Park - it's just two hours from Newman and Paraburdoo, three hours from Port Hedland and four and a half hours from Karratha. You can also join guided tours from Tom Price, Karratha and Port Hedland.

If Flying - Darwin > Kununurra > Broome to see Bungle Bungles. You need to travel to the Kimberleys in the Dry Season. Wet Season - (November to April )

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