15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Talbot Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Take a break from Kununurra with a short trip to Five Rivers Lookout in Wyndham, about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Prince Regent National Park. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at El Questro Wilderness Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, identify plant and animal life at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, and admire all the interesting features of ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra journey maker app .

Melbourne to Kununurra is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: highs in Kununurra hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Five Rivers Lookout
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungles Range and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Purnululu National Park trip app .

You can drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature
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1
day
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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): Head underground at Mimbi Caves and then explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park.

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Drive from Purnululu National Park to Fitzroy Crossing in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Parks Nature
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

1
day
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
On the 30th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Horizontal Falls.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Talbot Bay online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fitzroy Crossing to Talbot Bay. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Parks Nature
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 31st (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, explore the activities along Manning Gorge, then take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf, and finally take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, then don't miss a visit to Boab Canvas Print, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Derby Goal.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Derby trip maker website .

Explore your travel options from Talbot Bay to Derby with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Derby are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Manning Gorge ©
Manning Gorge
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree

4
nights
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 3rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, stroll the grounds of Japanese Cemetery, and kick back and relax at Broome Town Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome trip maker tool .

You can drive from Derby to Broome in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach