45 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

45 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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45 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Darwin
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Dampier Peninsula
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Broome
— 9 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Derby
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Windjana Gorge National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Talbot Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Mitchell Plateau
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h
7
Fitzroy Crossing
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Halls Creek
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Purnululu National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Kununurra
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Wyndham
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Broome

2
nights
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Leveque.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dampier Peninsula trip itinerary builder site .

Darwin to Dampier Peninsula is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (Northern Territory) to Australian Western Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Broome.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Broome Bird Observatory. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Gantheaume Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Broome tour planner.

Traveling by car from Dampier Peninsula to Broome takes 3.5 hours. In March in Broome, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Broome

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park ©
Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Photography Tours

4
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Galvans Gorge and Derby Jetty & Wharf. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Barnett, and take in the exciting artwork at Norval Gallery.

To see photos and more tourist information, go to the Derby trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Broome to Derby in 2.5 hours. March in Derby sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel to Windjana Gorge National Park.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Manning Gorge ©
Manning Gorge
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree

3
nights
Windjana Gorge National Park

Windjana Gorge National Park
Step off the beaten path and head to Windjana Gorge and King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Windjana Gorge National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Derby to Windjana Gorge National Park takes 5.5 hours. You will leave for Talbot Bay on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Windjana Gorge National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park

3
nights
Talbot Bay

Talbot Bay ©
Talbot Bay is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Talbot Bay visit planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Windjana Gorge National Park to Talbot Bay. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Mitchell Plateau.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

3
nights
Mitchell Plateau

Mitchell Plateau ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Mitchell Plateau and DC3 Wreck Site.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Mitchell Plateau day trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Mitchell Plateau. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Mitchell Plateau

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mitchell Plateau ©
Mitchell Plateau

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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mimbi Caves and Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Geikie Gorge National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fitzroy Crossing vacation tool .

Drive from Mitchell Plateau to Fitzroy Crossing in 25 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Halls Creek.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

3
nights
Halls Creek

Halls Creek ©
Halls Creek is a town situated in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wolfe Creek Crater National Park and Palm Springs Nature Reserve. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Pool, explore the striking landscape at China Wall, and appreciate the history behind Russian Jack Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Halls Creek vacation builder website .

Getting from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek by car takes about 3.5 hours. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Halls Creek

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mary Pool ©
Mary Pool
China Wall ©
China Wall
Russian Jack Memorial ©
Russian Jack Memorial

3
nights
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Purnululu National Park sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Halls Creek to Purnululu National Park takes 4.5 hours. You will leave for Kununurra on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

6
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mitchell River National Park and Kelly's Knob Lookout. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve, admire the engineering at Ord River Diversion Dam, and snap pictures at Ivanhoe Crossing.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kununurra online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Purnululu National Park to Kununurra takes 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Kununurra are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Wyndham.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ord River ©
Ord River
Off-Road Tours
Kelly's Knob Lookout ©
Kelly's Knob Lookout

5
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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marlgu Billabong and Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout, identify plant and animal life at Cobbledicks Ford Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Zoological Gardens and Crocodile Park, and explore the striking landscape at The Grotto.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Wyndham trip planner.

You can drive from Kununurra to Wyndham in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Wyndham are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Wyndham

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Marlgu Billabong ©
Marlgu Billabong
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout
The Grotto ©
The Grotto