23 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

23 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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23 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Derby
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
5
Purnululu National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Kununurra
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

7
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 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 16th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, admire all the interesting features of Gantheaume Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Broome road trip tool .

Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect nights in Broome to be warmer, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Broome

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach

3
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Derby is known for museums, nature, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Barnett.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Derby trip tool .

Getting from Broome to Derby by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March in Derby, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Museums Wildlife

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 ©
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Talbot Bay day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Derby to Talbot Bay with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Parks Nature
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

1
day
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to DC3 Wreck Site, then explore the striking landscape at Mitchell Plateau, and then explore the activities along Mitchell Falls.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mitchell Plateau trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Talbot Bay to Mitchell Plateau with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) 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
day
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Purnululu National Park, then explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range, and then explore and take pictures at Bungle Bungles Range.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Purnululu National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Mitchell Plateau to Purnululu National Park in 24 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Grotto, then identify plant and animal life at Marlgu Billabong, then make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout, and finally appreciate the history behind Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Ord River Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoological Gardens and Crocodile Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Wyndham trip planner.

Getting from Purnululu National Park to Wyndham by car takes about 6.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

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

7
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. Spend the 30th (Sat) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of El Questro Wilderness Park, take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, explore the galleries of Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, and explore the activities along Ord River.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kununurra itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Wyndham to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Museums
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
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