Derby – the highest tide in Australia and 2nd in the World

Derby – the highest tide in Australia and 2nd in the World

Derby is a small town located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Along with Broome and Kununurra, it is one of only three towns in the region with a population exceeding 2000. Despite its size, Derby offers several interesting places to explore. One of the most famous is the Derby wharf, which experiences tides…

Windjana Gorge – #1 place to spot freshwater crocodiles

Windjana Gorge – #1 place to spot freshwater crocodiles

Our next destination was Windjana Gorge – the best place to see freshwater crocodiles. The road through Leopold Ranges was perhaps the most picturesque on the entire Gibb River Rd. These hills are just beautiful, plus thousands of baobabs thriving in the most amazing places and dried nearly to dust golden grasses of spinifex.  Despite…

4 Stunning Kimberley Gorges

4 Stunning Kimberley Gorges

In the next part of our Kimberley adventure, we were planning to visit four stunning Kimberley Gorges. First we arrived at Mt Elizabeth Station, located 30 km from Gibb River Road. A sign at the gate reminded us that we were entering the station and asked us not to shoot the cows. We chuckled and…

Mitchell Falls – 3 spectacular cascade falls

Mitchell Falls – 3 spectacular cascade falls

After leaving Ellenbrae Station, our next major destination was Mitchell Falls, which was still 400 km away. Our plan was to stop for a night at Drysdale River Station and then leave the trailer behind the next day, taking only the car to Mitchell Falls. In the morning, before hitting the Gibb River Road, we…

El Questro – The Heart of the Kimberley

El Questro – The Heart of the Kimberley

Our next destination was El Questro. The place is located at the beginning of Gibb River Road. As I predicted, there were big crowds at least at the beginning of Gibb River Rd.  Emma Gorge On the way to El Questro, we stopped to see Emma Gorge, one of the most beautiful gorges in Kimberley. The…

Stunning 5 Rivers Lookout in Wyndham

Stunning 5 Rivers Lookout in Wyndham

The road to Wyndham meandered through the mountains. There were no lanes to overtake slower vehicles, and sometimes we trailed for miles, waiting for a long stretch of straight route. The Grotto Just before Wyndham we stopped at The Grotto that is located 20 km from the town. The Grotto is a set of small canyons filled…

3 Best Walks in Bungle Bungles (Purnululu National Park)

3 Best Walks in Bungle Bungles (Purnululu National Park)

Spring Creek Track We started early in the morning, and once off-highway, we entered Spring Creek Track for an 80 km drive on a dirt road to Bungle Bungles. We covered the distance in less than 2 hours. We used our Hema GPS Navigator to make sure we stay on track. Spring Creek Track was winding with…

Kununurra – the gateway to Kimberley

Kununurra – the gateway to Kimberley

Welcome to Kununurra It was July, which is peak tourist season, and we could see thousands of travellers with their shiny caravans. All of the caravan parks were packed with people. Kununurra is a popular stopover for visitors before heading to the Kimberley region. The town has a population of around 5,000 people and only…

Lake Argyle – The Jewel of the Kimberley

Lake Argyle – The Jewel of the Kimberley

Katherine – preparation before heading to WA We’ve arrived in Katherine once again, planning to stay for a couple of days before making our way to Lake Argyle. The day started off a bit stressful as we raced around all the caravan parks, trying to find a powered site that wasn’t already taken. Luckily, we…

Gunlom Falls and stunning rock pools

Gunlom Falls and stunning rock pools

Gunlom Falls, Kakadu at Night & chilling crocodile story The next day we were planning to leave Muirella and head to Gunlom Falls, which is located in the Mary River Kakadu region. Before I move to that story let me tell you about Kakadu at Night cruise and the crocodile attack story they told us…