The Bungle Bungle range
The Bungle Bungle range
Kakadu (left), Cable Beach (top right), Broome (bottom right)
Kakadu (left), Cable Beach (top right), Broome (bottom right)
Clockwise from top left: Kakadu, Monkey Mia, Lake Argyle and Broome
Clockwise from top left: Kakadu, Monkey Mia, Lake Argyle and Broome
Aerial view of Perth and Katherine Gorge
Aerial view of Perth and Katherine Gorge

The Grand West Outback Self-Drive

18 nights from £3,299 per person Including Flights


Discover some of Western Australia’s most naturally beautiful landscapes on this fantastic 19 day self-drive tour from Perth to Darwin. Marvel in awe at stunning national parks, including Kakadu and Kalbarri, see marine life in Monkey Mia and Ningaloo Reef, discover the gorgeous Katherine Gorge and Bungle Bungle Range, and wander through the pioneering towns of Broome and Fitzroy Crossing (ATS). 

This is also a great idea for a motorhome holiday - this would be a guide only, and you'll need to contact our travel experts for a more detailed motorhome itinerary.


  • Explore Kalbarri National Park and the Murchison River
  • Spot dolphins
  • Snorkel, swim with Whale sharks and cruise at the sparkling Ningaloo Marine Park (seasonal)
  • Explore the vibrant town of Broome
  • Discover the outback town of Fitzroy Crossing
  • Marvel at the Bungle Bungle Range
  • Enjoy a Katherine Gorge cruise
  • Explore the beautiful Kakadu National Park

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Our travel specialist can tailor-make this self-drive itinerary to your requirements, whether you’d like to extend your stay, change a hotel or perhaps you would like an upgraded stay along the way – our experts will be happy to create a tailor-made holiday for you.

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  • ATOL protection
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Day 1

Perth to Geraldton (503km)

After collecting your car you will drive to Cervantes and the Nambung National Park, home to magnificent Pinnacles. You’ll soon arrive at Geraldton, a picturesque destination covered in wild flowers and sweeping countryside.

Day 2

Kalbarri (153km)

Today you’ll be able to explore Kalbarri National Park and the Murchison River, a beautiful area with remarkable gorges and wildflowers.

Day 3

Monkey Mia (395km)

Monkey Mia and Shark Bay is a gorgeous seaside destination, with stunning beaches and crystal clear waters. Today you’ll visit Hamelin Pool, a marine park containing the world’s best known colony of stromatolites, and Shell Beach with its billions of white shells.

Day 4

Carnarvon (350km)

In the morning you will hopefully spot the wild dolphins that swim in Monkey Mia’s shallows, before departing Shark Bay and travelling north to Carnarvon.

*Please note our company animal welfare policy does not condone the feeding of any wildlife, including dolphins. Please help us by just watching the Dolphins in and around the area* Thank you.


Day 5

Coral Bay (241km)

Today you will drive to Coral Bay, gateway to the beautiful, World Heritage Listed Ningaloo Marine Park.

Day 6

Coral Bay

The whole day is free for you to explore the marine park. The sparkling waters are perfect for snorkelling, swimming with Whale sharks (seasonal), and taking a cruise.

Day 7

Karratha (530km)

Today you’ll join the North West Coastal Highway and make your way to Karratha via Dampier. Karratha is a charming surrounded by rugged outback landscapes.

Day 8

Port Hedland (241km)

Make your way to Port Hedland today, the town home to the massive iron ore exports and a rich history.

Day 9

Broome (612km)

The route will take you through the Great Sandy Desert, before arriving in the lively town of Broome – a lovely destination with unspoiled beaches and natural attractions.

Days 10 – 11


The next two days are free for you to explore Broome. Wander through the town, soak up the sun on the famous Cable Beach, and tuck in to delicious food.

Day 12

Fitzroy Crossing (396km)

Depart Broome and head east into the Kimberleys and on to Fitzroy Crossing, a true outback town full of charm and natural splendours.

Day 13

Kununurra (652km)

Today you’ll explore the Kimberley, stopping by Halls Creek and the impressive Bungle Bungle Mountain Range. You’ll then drive on to Turkey Creek, before ending up in Kununurra.

Day 14


The day is at your leisure. We’d recommend exploring the Kununurra town and Bungle Bungle Range.

Day 15

Timber Creek (228km)

After leaving Kununurra you’ll travel into the Northern Territory, including a stop-off at the sparkling Lake Argyle. Once you’ve arrived in Timber Creek, you’ll have time to explore Victoria River.

Day 16

Katherine (286km)

Today you’ll travel to Katherine, marvelling at the magnificent Katherine Gorge and wandering through the town.

Day 17

Kakadu National Park (340km)

In the morning you’ll embark on a Katherine Gorge cruise, following the winding river that twists and turns between towering rugged cliffs. You’ll then continue on to Kakadu National Park, a stunning area with cascading waterfalls and jungle-clad mountains.

Day 18

Kakadu National Park

The whole day is free for you to explore more of this striking national park. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre, the Aboriginal rock art sites at Nourlangie Rock or Ubirr Rock, and the Aboriginal Cultural Centre.

Day 19

Darwin (254km)

Wake early to hop on the Yellow Water Cruise through Kakadu, and then drive to Darwin. Along the way, visit the famous Bark Hut for a spot of lunch, or take a cool cruise along the Adelaide River to see the jumping crocodiles.

Your car is booked until the following day. To avoid an additional charge, your car must be dropped off at the city or airport by the same time as it was picked up on day one.

Alex Cooper
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