8 days in Kununurra & Derby Itinerary

8 days in Kununurra & Derby Itinerary

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8 days in Kununurra & Derby Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Derby
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Mirima National Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River, look for all kinds of wild species at El Questro Wilderness Park, get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout, and view the masterpieces at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kununurra trip planning app .

Sydney to Kununurra is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Australian Western Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Kununurra hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Shopping
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Ord River ©
Ord River
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park
ZEBRA ROCK MINE GALLERY & CAMPGROUND ©

1
night
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, explore the world behind art at Norval Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Wharfingers House Museum, then take in the architecture and design of Kimberley School of the Air, and finally take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, view the masterpieces at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and then explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Derby trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Kununurra to Derby takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Derby

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre

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