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Top 12 things to see in the Kimberley

With a land rich in natural wonder and treasures there is so much to do and see in the Kimberley region, here are our top 12 Natural Attractions and tips on how to visit them...

1. Cable Beach

22kms of white, powdery shoreline backed by sand dunes and ochre red cliffs makes this a popular spot for visitors to Broome. You can enjoy a camel's eye view with Red Sun Camels.

2. Gantheum Point

Breath-taking views with the vibrant colours of the red pindan cliffs and turquoise ocean waters. Keep a lookout for real Dinosaur Footprints! Broome Adventure Company - Turtle Kayak Adventure

3. Sunday Islands

Iwanyi or Ewenu in the Djawi language is an island off the tip of the Dampier Peninsula and at the entrance to King Sound. Join the Aboriginal owned and operated Oolin Sunday Island Cultural Tour.

4. Mimbi Caves

Stalagmites, sparkling calcite crystals, speleothems, Aboriginal Rock Art and fossils are some of the items on show in this labyrinth of Limestone caves which was formed over 350 million years ago. You can gain a local perspective and appreciation of the caves on an indigenous guided tour with Girloorloo Tours.

mimbi Caves

Mimbi Caves - Image by Tourism WA

5. Dimalurru (Tunnel Creek)

With impressive stalactites overhead, this 750m long underground tunnel leads you through WA's oldest cave system. Join the team at In Style Adventures, a luxury private guided 4WD Tour that will take you on a journey through this remote and beautiful landscape.

6. Mitchell Falls

Punamii-Uunpuu. It is accessed by taking the Kalumburu Road and the Mitchell Plateau Track. This awe-inspiring, four-tiered waterfall is a must-see when in the Kimberley. Along the way, you can also view Aboriginal rock art sites. HeliSpirit is an award-winning, eco accredited helicopter tour business operating across the Kimberley.

7. Rowley Shoals

Located on the edge of the Australian continental shelf, Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Mermaid Reef Marine Park provide protection to three ring-shaped coral reefs. Creating an underwater paradise. Absolute Ocean Charters offer extended stay Charters to the Rowley Shoals.

Rowley Shoals

Rowley Shoals - Image by Tourism WA

8. Bungle Bungles

Giant beehive-like sandstone domes located in the Purnululu National Park. Explore the area on land with Bungle Bungle Guided Tours or take a spectacular flight with Kimberley Air Tours and Aviair.

9. Horizontal Falls

The horizontal falls are made of two Gorges with water flowing between the narrow gaps due to the large tides in the Kimberley. It is a must-visit when on holiday in this region - you can visit on a Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventure.

10. Wolfe Creek Meteorite Crater

Known by the local Aboriginal people as Kandimalal. It is the second-largest crater in the world, 880m across. Kimberley Wild Expedition Tours visit this epic National Park on some of their guided tours.

11. Dalmanyi (Bell Gorge)

A natural infinity pool at the top of a cascading waterfall where you can get lost in the beauty of the Kimberley's with spectacular views, and a deep plunge pool at the bottom to wash away the heat of the day when driving across the Gibb River Road.

12. Emu Creek & Thethebeleng (Elephant Rock)

Elephant Rock glows a burnt orange hue at day’s end, making it a spectacular sight at sunset. It is located on the edge of Kununurra town on the banks on the Ord river. Behind it you can find Emu Creek wetlands.

 


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