15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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15 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the sand and surf at Broome Town Beach, stroll through Reddell Beach, and head outdoors with Staircase To The Moon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Broome travel planner .

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brisbane to Broome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Broome to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Broome

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

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, then explore the galleries of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Derby Jetty & Wharf, don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, and then make a trip to Mount Barnett.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Derby route app .

You can drive from Broome to Derby in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Talbot Bay trip itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derby to Talbot Bay. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Parks Nature
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

1
night
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): make a trip to DC3 Wreck Site, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mitchell Plateau, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mitchell Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mitchell Plateau trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Mitchell Plateau. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

Parks Nature
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Mitchell Falls ©
Mitchell Falls
Mitchell Plateau ©
Mitchell Plateau

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 21st (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range, and then take in the pleasant sights at Bungle Bungles Range.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Purnululu National Park holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Mitchell Plateau to Purnululu National Park takes 24.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Change things up with a short trip to Marlgu Billabong in Wyndham (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at El Questro Wilderness Park, take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, explore the activities along Molly Springs, and explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Purnululu National Park to Kununurra by car takes about 6 hours. In December in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marlgu Billabong
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Molly Springs ©
Molly Springs