19 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

19 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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19 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  28 h
1
Broome
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
2
Kununurra
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Fitzroy Crossing
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Talbot Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Dampier Peninsula
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Newark

4
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, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Broome Historical Museum, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Broome tour builder app.

Newark, USA to Broome is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Broome is 13 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Newark in July since evenings lows in Broome dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

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

5
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kununurra: Wyndham (The Grotto, Five Rivers Lookout, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take some stellar pictures from Kelly's Knob Lookout, sample the fine beverages at Hoochery Distillery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ord River.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kununurra trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Kununurra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Wyndham
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Ord River ©
Ord River
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Mirima National Park ©
Mirima National Park

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Purnululu National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Purnululu National Park trip planner.

Getting from Kununurra to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fitzroy Crossing.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): stop by Dr. Sawfish Hot Glass Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Geikie Gorge National Park.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fitzroy Crossing trip maker website.

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Fitzroy Crossing in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Derby.

Things to do in Fitzroy Crossing

Parks Nature Shopping
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Geikie Gorge National Park ©
Geikie Gorge National Park

2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. On the 25th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, browse the exhibits of Norval Gallery, then ponder the world of politics at Old Derby Goal, and finally take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge, then explore the galleries of Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, then explore the striking landscape at Galvans Gorge, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Kimberley School of the Air.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Derby vacation planner.

You can drive from Fitzroy Crossing to Derby in 3 hours. In July in Derby, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Talbot Bay.

Things to do in Derby

Parks Nature Museums

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 ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Horizontal Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Talbot Bay trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derby to Talbot Bay. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dampier Peninsula.

Things to do in Talbot Bay

Parks Nature
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Horizontal Falls ©
Horizontal Falls

2
nights
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cape Leveque.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dampier Peninsula trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Talbot Bay to Dampier Peninsula. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque