15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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

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Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula
To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dampier Peninsula trip planner .

Sydney to Dampier Peninsula is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sydney to Dampier Peninsula, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. You will leave for Talbot Bay on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Tours Nature Parks
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Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Talbot Bay day trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dampier Peninsula to Talbot Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Nature Parks
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

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Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): view the masterpieces at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, then take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Derby Jetty & Wharf.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Derby road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Derby. In December, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Derby

Museums Shopping
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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre

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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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tunnel Creek National Park.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Fitzroy Crossing travel route planner.

Getting from Derby to Fitzroy Crossing by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tunnel Creek National Park
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park
Tunnel Creek National Park ©
Tunnel Creek National Park

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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range.

Plan my day in Purnululu National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Fitzroy Crossing to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

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Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Questro Wilderness Park, shop like a local with Zebra Rock Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, and take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kununurra road trip app .

Drive from Purnululu National Park to Kununurra in 6 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kununurra are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery ©
Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery

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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.
Spend the 10th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stroll through Cable Beach, kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Broome trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kununurra to Broome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Kununurra, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Broome, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach