22 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

22 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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22 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Dampier Peninsula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Windjana Gorge National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Fitzroy Crossing
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
9
Broome
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dampier Peninsula journey maker app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque

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Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 24th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, then take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, then take an in-depth tour of Wharfingers House Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Derby trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Dampier Peninsula to Derby by car takes about 6 hours. In April in Derby, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Talbot Bay attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Derby to Talbot Bay with the Route module. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Windjana Gorge National Park.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Nature Parks
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

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Windjana Gorge National Park

Windjana Gorge National Park
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Windjana Gorge.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Windjana Gorge National Park journey planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Windjana Gorge National Park. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Windjana Gorge National Park

Nature Parks
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nights
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 28th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park and then Head underground at Mimbi Caves. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Tunnel Creek National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fitzroy Crossing trip planner .

Traveling by car from Windjana Gorge National Park to Fitzroy Crossing takes 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Purnululu National Park and then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Purnululu National Park day trip website .

Getting from Fitzroy Crossing to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

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nights
Wyndham

Wyndham ©
Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. On the 1st (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Cobbledicks Ford Reserve, don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and then make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues, then identify plant and animal life at Marglu Billabong, and then identify plant and animal life at The Grotto.

Find out how to plan Wyndham trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Wyndham in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Wildlife Nature
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The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout
Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong

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nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kelly's Knob Lookout and Walking tours. Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, snap pictures at Ivanhoe Crossing, take in the exciting artwork at Zebra Rock Gallery, and explore the galleries of Waringarri Aboriginal Arts.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kununurra route builder website .

You can drive from Wyndham to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. May in Kununurra sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Argyle
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Lake Argyle ©
Lake Argyle
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Roebuck Bay and Buddha Sanctuary. Spend the 8th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, and don't miss a visit to Gantheaume Point.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Broome tour itinerary site .

Fly from Kununurra to Broome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Broome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach