24 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

24 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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24 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Broome
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Dampier Peninsula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Derby
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​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
— 8 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Reddell Beach and Cable Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Roebuck Bay and Broome Town Beach. Spend the 28th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, don't miss a visit to Buddha Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at SSJG Heritage Centre, and view the masterpieces at The Courthouse Collection.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome trip planner .

Sydney to Broome is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sydney to Broome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Broome to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dampier Peninsula.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

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Diversity Charter Company
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Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

1
night
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Leveque.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dampier Peninsula trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Broome to Dampier Peninsula takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Wildlife Parks Nature
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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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, then make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, then take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Derby online trip maker .

Drive from Dampier Peninsula to Derby in 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Windjana Gorge National Park.

Things to do in Derby

Museums Parks Nature
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Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery

1
night
Windjana Gorge National Park

Windjana Gorge National Park
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Windjana Gorge.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Windjana Gorge National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Derby to Windjana Gorge National Park in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Windjana Gorge National Park

Parks Nature
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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. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tunnel Creek National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Mimbi Caves.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Fitzroy Crossing day trip app .

Traveling by car from Windjana Gorge National Park to Fitzroy Crossing takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Parks Nature

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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day
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 5th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range and then explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Purnululu National Park travel site .

Traveling by car from Fitzroy Crossing to Purnululu National Park takes 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can 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. On the 6th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at The Grotto, look for all kinds of wild species at Marglu Billabong, and then appreciate the history behind Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Gorge, then don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and then make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wyndham road trip planning tool .

Drive from Purnululu National Park to Wyndham in 6.5 hours. In January in Wyndham, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bell Gorge
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Bell Gorge ©
Bell Gorge
Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

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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 out of the city life by going to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve and Walking tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Argyle and Hoochery Distillery. Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Mitchell River National Park. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Keep River National Park, don't miss a visit to Warmun Art Centre, identify plant and animal life at El Questro Wilderness Park, and get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra trip builder website .

You can drive from Wyndham to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Argyle, Keep River National Park
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Lake Argyle ©
Lake Argyle
Keep River National Park ©
Keep River National Park
Molly Springs ©
Molly Springs