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Barnett River Gorge

Still loving the Free camps. We stayed another night on the banks of the Gibb River when we reached the end of the Kalumbaru Road. The boys decided to check out a problem with the rear wheel on the car, and learned the hard way why you don’t jack up a car on the sand… 201 more words


Brolga Free Camp

Well, that isn’t really the name of this free camp, but when we first discovered it there were brolgas around the creek. It is near the King Edward River crossing on the Kalumbaru Road, and we set up camp there on our way back down from Mitchell Falls to re-join the Gibb River Road. 272 more words


Gorge's, Crocodiles and Caves

Before leaving Broome, after finishing work and before heading off on my road trip, unable to drive the Gibb River Road, I was keen to see some of the Kimberley national park before heading east. 381 more words

Travel Musings

Gibb River Road: Part 2. The Final Blog


Sometimes the best plans can be thwarted…this time the unseasonal rains came just at the wrong time. Our flight took off from Drysdale International “airport”, 6 passengers wedged into our small Cessna. 2,456 more words

Deserts Of Australia

Mitchell Plateau - Little Mertens Falls

We arrived at Mitchell Falls camping area about lunchtime, so in the afternoon went for a short walk to Mertens Falls where we planned to have a swim. 169 more words


Drysdale River Station & King Edward River

The morning saw us packing up the tents and heading off once again, towards the Mitchell Plateau. We had a couple more nights camping along the way before we got to Mitchell Falls, and it was time for a shower so we stopped for the night at Drysdale River Station.


Camping on the banks of the Gibb River

Our third day saw us back on the track. Our first stop for the day was Ellenbrae Station, where we obviously had to try their famous scones with jam and cream.