14 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

14 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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14 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h
1
Kununurra
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Wyndham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Dampier Peninsula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, and then take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mirima National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kununurra journey planner.

Sydney to Kununurra is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Kununurra, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Kununurra are much hotter (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Wyndham.

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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

1
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Wyndham

Wyndham ©
Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. On the 16th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Ord River Nature Reserve, take in the dramatic natural features at The Grotto, identify plant and animal life at Marlgu Billabong, then don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and finally don't miss a visit to Five Rivers Lookout.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Wyndham online trip planner .

Drive from Kununurra to Wyndham in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Wyndham can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

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Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Purnululu National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range.

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Getting from Wyndham to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

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night
Fitzroy Crossing

Fitzroy Crossing ©
Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, east of Broome and west of Halls Creek. On the 18th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Mimbi Caves, stop by Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fitzroy Crossing trip planner .

Getting from Purnululu National Park to Fitzroy Crossing by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

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nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 19th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge, browse the exhibits of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Barnett, then make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, and finally ponder the world of politics at Old Derby Goal. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf, then take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, then get engrossed in the history at Wharfingers House Museum, and finally make a trip to Boab Canvas Print.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Derby journey website .

Drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Derby in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

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Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Manning Gorge ©
Manning Gorge
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery

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Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Talbot Bay online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derby to Talbot Bay. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dampier Peninsula.

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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

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Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Leveque.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dampier Peninsula trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Talbot Bay to Dampier Peninsula with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

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Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Broome Bird Observatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Broome Historical Museum and Broome Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 24th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon, and identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome road trip planning website .

Drive from Dampier Peninsula to Broome in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

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Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park