23 days in Kimberley Region, Margaret River & Denham Itinerary

23 days in Kimberley Region, Margaret River & Denham Itinerary

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23 days in Kimberley Region, Margaret River & Denham Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Windjana Gorge National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Fitzroy Crossing
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Halls Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Wyndham
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 15​min
8
Margaret River
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
9
Denham
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

4
nights
Broome

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Reddell Beach and Broome Town Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like SSJG Heritage Centre and Broome Bird Observatory. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Roebuck Bay, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aqua Broome, look for gifts at The Sandalwood Gallery Broome, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Broome trip itinerary website .

Brisbane to Broome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Broome at 35°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Fishing Charters & Tours
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and then explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf, then admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Derby tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Broome to Derby in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Windjana Gorge National Park.

Things to do in Derby

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Windjana Gorge National Park

Windjana Gorge National Park
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Windjana Gorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windjana Gorge National Park itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Derby to Windjana Gorge National Park in 6 hours. On the 1st (Mon), 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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2
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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 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Tunnel Creek National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Geikie Gorge National Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mimbi Caves.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Fitzroy Crossing planner .

Getting from Windjana Gorge National Park to Fitzroy Crossing by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Wyndham.

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

1
night
Halls Creek

Halls Creek
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palm Springs Nature Reserve. On the 4th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Russian Jack Memorial, then take in the dramatic natural features at China Wall, and then admire the majestic nature at Palm Springs Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Halls Creek trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Halls Creek

Nature Parks
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1
night
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 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Marglu Billabong, then identify plant and animal life at Ord River Nature Reserve, and then don't miss a visit to Five Rivers Lookout.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Wyndham trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Wyndham takes 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

Wildlife Parks
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Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and Hoochery Distillery. Let the collections at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts and Birdland Functional Art capture your imagination. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Keep River National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Artlandish Aboriginal Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Kununurra Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Molly Springs, and don't miss a visit to Warmun Art Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kununurra tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Wyndham to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kununurra can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Margaret River.

Things to do in Kununurra

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Keep River National Park
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Keep River National Park ©
Keep River National Park
Hoochery Distillery ©
Hoochery Distillery
Kununurra Museum ©
Kununurra Museum

2
nights
Margaret River

Margaret River ©
A low-rise, laid-back town of approximately 4,500 inhabitants, Margaret River serves as an ideal local base to explore the surrounding wine region.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): look for gifts at Margaret River Venison Farm, kick back and relax at Margaret River Mouth Beach, learn about winemaking at Brookwood Estate, then learn about winemaking at Cape Grace Wines, and finally do a tasting at Howard Park - Margaret River Winery and Cellar Door. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Gnarabup Beach, do a tasting at Redgate Wines, and then identify plant and animal life at Eagles Heritage Wildlife Centre.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Margaret River trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Margaret River by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Margaret River

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cowaramup, Redgate Wines, Surfers Point
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Brookwood Estate ©
Brookwood Estate
Surfers Point ©
Surfers Point
Gnarabup Beach ©
Gnarabup Beach

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nights
Denham

Denham ©
Denham is the administrative town for the Shire of Shark Bay, Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): kick back and relax at Little Lagoon and then go for a stroll along the water at Shark Bay. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Eagle Bluff, enjoy the sand and surf at Shell Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Hamelin Pool Marine Nature Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denham trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Margaret River to Denham takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monkey Mia Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:
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Little Lagoon ©
Little Lagoon
Shark Bay ©
Shark Bay
Monkey Mia Reserve ©
Monkey Mia Reserve

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