15 days in Derby & Kununurra Itinerary

15 days in Derby & Kununurra Itinerary

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15 days in Derby & Kununurra Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Derby
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Kununurra
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wharfingers House Museum and Galvans Gorge. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, explore the activities along Manning Gorge, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, and explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Derby online travel planner .

Sydney to Derby is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney to Derby, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Derby, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. You will leave for Kununurra on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Derby

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery

7
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Keep River National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kununurra side-trips: Wyndham (Marglu Billabong, The Grotto, & more). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. On the 24th (Mon), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, shop like a local with Birdland Functional Art, and get engrossed in the history at Kununurra Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip maker .

You can drive from Derby to Kununurra in 9.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, daytime highs in Kununurra are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Wyndham, Keep River National Park
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Waringarri Aboriginal Arts ©
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery
Keep River National Park ©
Keep River National Park

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