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About The West Kimberley Crossing
Leg 1 Broome to Derby 222km. Visit the Boab Prison Tree, Wharfinger's House Museum, Mowanjum Art and Cultural Centre, the Royal Flying Doctor Base and School of the Air. Take a scenic flight over the world's only Horizontal Waterfalls and the islets of the Buccaneer Archipelago.
Leg 2 Derby to Fitzroy Crossing 295km. Visit Windjana Gorge National Park., Tunnel Creek National Park is WA's oldest cave system. Take a torch lit walk through the 750metre tunnel and its subterranean world of bats and fresh water crocodiles.
Leg 3 Fitzroy Crossing to Geikie Gorge 40km (return) Join the local Bunuba people for a river cruise and cultural tour of the dramatic 30-metre deep Geikie Gorge.
Leg 4 Fitzroy Crossing to Broome 396km (+180km return to Mimbi Caves) Venture into the enchanting labryinths and cultural sites of Mimbi Caves with an indigenous guide. Explore the exotic pearling town of Broome. Take in the beauty of a Cable Beach sunset from a camel train and witness the natural phenomenom of the Staircase to the Moon.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
4 - 5 days
What To Pack
Group D (Drive trails) required.
What To Pack
Group D (Drive trails)
- Research your trip well in advance. Good preparation is essential as distances in Western Australia are huge and facilities are limited. Visit the website associated with each drive trail for in-depth travel information.
- Carry maps, spare parts, a first aid kit and plenty of food and water to last your journey
- Visit the ‘Travelling in Outback Western Australia’ website for information regarding travelling in the Outback. Permits may need to be arranged in advance to enter into some areas which are on private property.
Broome, 2200km north of Perth
Low Range 4WD vehicles required with standard clearance. 4WD experience or training required.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
Best time of year
May to September
National Park and camping fees apply.
Drive from Perth to Broome, or fly from Perth to Broome.
Prohibited ItemsNo pets in National Parks.
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Boab Prison Tree
Windjana GorgeStunning colours on the rock early morning.
Windjana GorgeA serene view across the water.
Tunnel CreekA great swimming spot
Cable Beach BroomeSunset at Cable Beach
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