Broome to Katherine – Self-Drive Itineraries

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Please use the Places to Visit section to tailor itineraries to your interests and available time. Information Centres can suggest additional experiences for those taking more time to travel.

7 Day Itinerary: Katherine to Kununurra

Day 1 – Katherine
Explore Nitmiluk National Park canoeing and bushwalking.

Day 2 – Manyallaluk
Drive to Manyallaluk for a cultural experience including bush tucker tour and craft work. Return to Katherine.

Day 3 – Katherine to Gregory National Park
Stop at Victoria River and Timber Creek before heading to your campsite in Gregory National Park.

Day 4 – Gregory National Park
National Park exploring before travelling to Kununurra for a late cruise on Lake Argyle.

Day 5 – Kununurra to El Questro
Spend the day walking and swimming at El Questro.

Day 6 – Kununurra and Bungle Bungles flight
Splurge on a flight over the magnificent Purnululu National Park.

Day 7 – Depart Kununurra
Leave your hire car and fly out of Kununurra

13 Day Itinerary: Broome to Katherine

Day 1 – Broome to Bird Observatory
Visit a pearl farm and browse the galleries and pearl shops before the short drive to Broome Bird Observatory.

Day 2 – Broome Bird Observatory to Windjana Gorge
A morning bird tour before driving along the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge for an afternoon walk and overnight campsite.

Day 3 – Windjana Gorge to Fitzroy Crossing
After a morning walk at Windjana Gorge travel to Tunnel Creek to walk through the underground cave. Travel on to Fitzroy Crossing.

Day 5 – Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek
Enjoy a cruise on Geikie Gorge before making tracks to Halls Creek to explore the local sights.

Day 6 – Halls Creek to Purnululu National Park
Start early to get into your campsite for sunset at the Bungle Bungle massif.

Day 7 – Purnululu National Park
Explore the park’s walking tracks to soak in the beauty of the formations.

Day 8 – Purnululu National Park to Kununurra
Stop at the Warmun Art Centre before heading to Kununurra.

Day 10 – Kununurra to Home Valley Station
A morning cruise on Lake Argyle before the short but scenic northern section of the Gibb River Road to Home Valley overnight.

Day 11 – Home Valley to Kununurra
Walk Emma Gorge on El Questro on your way back to Kununurra for a sunset walk at Hidden Valley.

Day 12 – Kununurra to Timber Creek
Explore Keep River National Park en route to Timber Creek and a cruise on the Victoria River.

Day 13 – Timber Creek to Katherine
A direct drive to Katherine to plan the coming days canoeing or bushwalking in Nitmiluk National Park.