32 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

32 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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32 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  30​h
1
Broome
— 10 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Fitzroy Crossing
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Derby
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
6
Purnululu National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  39​h
End: New York City

10
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.
Broome is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Broome Town Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and explore the striking landscape at Gantheaume Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Broome road trip planning app .

New York City, USA to Broome is an approximately 30-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) is 13 hours. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for much warmer days in Broome, with highs around 90°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Broome Historical Museum ©
Broome Historical Museum

3
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. Take a break from Fitzroy Crossing with a short trip to Windjana Gorge National Park in Flinders Ranges National Park, about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park, Head underground at Mimbi Caves, and stop by Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fitzroy Crossing online holiday planner .

You can drive from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing in 4.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park, Windjana Gorge National Park
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

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: explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, and explore the activities along Manning Gorge.

To find out how to plan a trip to Derby, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Derby in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Derby can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Manning Gorge ©
Manning Gorge
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree

1
night
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Horizontal Falls.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Talbot Bay trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Derby to Talbot Bay. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Nature Parks
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

1
night
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
On the 21st (Thu), don't miss a visit to DC3 Wreck Site, then explore the striking landscape at Mitchell Plateau, and then explore the activities along Mitchell Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mitchell Plateau trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Mitchell Plateau. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

Nature Parks
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Mitchell Falls ©
Mitchell Falls
Mitchell Plateau ©
Mitchell Plateau

2
nights
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range and then explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Purnululu National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Mitchell Plateau to Purnululu National Park takes 24.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Nature Parks 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 24th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Grotto, then identify plant and animal life at Marlgu Billabong, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoological Gardens and Crocodile Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Ord River Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and then don't miss a visit to Five Rivers Lookout.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Wyndham trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Wyndham takes 6 hours. May in Wyndham sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
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Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout
The Grotto ©
The Grotto

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Kununurra is known for nature, museums, wildlife, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Emma Gorge, go deep underground at ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mitchell River National Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kununurra vacation app .

You can drive from Wyndham to Kununurra in 1.5 hours. In May in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kununurra

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

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