20 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

20 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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20 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Alice Springs
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Purnululu National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Halls Creek
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Talbot Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Broome
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, explore the activities along Molly Springs, and get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip builder .

Alice Springs to Kununurra is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Alice Springs to Kununurra is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alice Springs in April: high temperatures in Kununurra hover around 41°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©

2
nights
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Purnululu National Park online trip maker .

Drive from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park in 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

2
nights
Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. You've now added Wolfe Creek Crater National Park to your itinerary. On the 7th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Russian Jack Memorial, then identify plant and animal life at Mary Pool, and then explore the striking landscape of Wolfe Creek Crater National Park. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Palm Springs Nature Reserve and then take in the dramatic natural features at China Wall.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Halls Creek trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Halls Creek in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Halls Creek

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Mary Pool ©
Mary Pool

1
day
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
On the 9th (Thu), don't miss a visit to DC3 Wreck Site, explore the striking landscape at Mitchell Plateau, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mitchell Falls.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mitchell Plateau online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Mitchell Plateau takes 22.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

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Mitchell Falls ©
Mitchell Falls
Mitchell Plateau ©
Mitchell Plateau

1
day
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Horizontal Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Talbot Bay trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mitchell Plateau to Talbot Bay. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Derby.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Old Derby Goal, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Kimberley School of the Air, take a leisurely stroll along Derby Jetty & Wharf, then explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, view the masterpieces at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, then take in the dramatic natural features at Galvans Gorge, and finally don't miss a visit to Boab Canvas Print.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Derby trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Talbot Bay to Derby. May in Derby sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough 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

5
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 13th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Japanese Cemetery, and explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Broome day trip planning website .

Drive from Derby to Broome in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

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