45 days in Toowoomba & Kimberley Region Itinerary

45 days in Toowoomba & Kimberley Region Itinerary

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45 days in Toowoomba & Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Toowoomba
1
Toowoomba
— 12 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Broome
— 11 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Dampier Peninsula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Derby
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Talbot Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Mitchell Plateau
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Kununurra
— 9 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  10​h 15​min
End: Toowoomba

12
nights
Toowoomba

Toowoomba ©
Toowoomba is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. Get outdoors at Bunya Mountains National Park and Mount French National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Spring Bluff and St Luke's Anglican Church. Get out of town with these interesting Toowoomba side-trips: Main Range National Park (in Goomburra), Gatton (Darling Downs Zoo & Fordsdale horseback Adventures) and Glengallan Homestead & Heritage Centre (in Warwick). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Ravensbourne National Park. Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Lake Broadwater Conservation Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Garden, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, admire the striking features of St Marys Catholic Church, and stroll through Laurel Bank Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Toowoomba vacation planning website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Toowoomba. In May in Toowoomba, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Broome.

Things to do in Toowoomba

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Highfields, Gatton, Ipswich, Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Paradine Estate Winery
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Bunya Mountains National Park ©
Bunya Mountains National Park
Main Range National Park ©
Main Range National Park
Ravensbourne National Park ©
Ravensbourne National Park

11
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.
Relax by the water at Cable Beach and Broome Town Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. On the 22nd (Wed), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park and Animal Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Reddell Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, and stroll through Roebuck Bay.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Broome tour planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Toowoomba to Broome takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toowoomba to Broome. Traveling from Toowoomba in May, expect nights in Broome to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dampier Peninsula.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

1
night
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cape Leveque.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dampier Peninsula driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Broome to Dampier Peninsula in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque

3
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Step out of the city life by going to Galvans Gorge and Mount Barnett. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, explore the galleries of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, and get engrossed in the history at Wharfingers House Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Derby trip maker app .

You can drive from Dampier Peninsula to Derby in 5.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Horizontal Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Talbot Bay sightseeing planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Derby to Talbot Bay. On the 31st (Fri), you're off toMitchell 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 1st (Sat): don't miss a visit to DC3 Wreck Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Mitchell Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Mitchell Plateau.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mitchell Plateau travel route app .

Explore your travel options from Talbot Bay to Mitchell Plateau with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

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

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Bungle Bungle Range and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungles Range. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Purnululu National Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Purnululu National Park online vacation planner .

You can drive from Mitchell Plateau to Purnululu National Park in 24 hours. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon 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 4th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at The Grotto, don't miss a visit to Five Rivers Lookout, then don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and finally pause for some photo ops at Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Ord River Nature Reserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Marlgu Billabong.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wyndham trip planner .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Wyndham in 6.5 hours. June in Wyndham sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Wyndham

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

9
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 El Questro Wilderness Park and Ord River. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Prince Regent National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Emma Gorge, take in the exciting artwork at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kangaroo Haven.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Kununurra tour itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Wyndham to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. June in Kununurra sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve ©
Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve
Kangaroo Haven ©
Kangaroo Haven

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