Broome to Katherine – Self-Drive Itineraries
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.