From tropical Darwin in the Northern Territory, this trip takes you travelling through some of Australia’s driest regions and ends your trip in Broome. A 4WD motorhome rental is highly recommended for this trip. You will be able to find motorhome rental suppliers that have 4WD vehicles which should suit your needs. Make sure to book your campervan hire in Darwin for the dry season (May to October).
The Hot Springs in Katherine
The Katherine River flows through 13 separate valleys that travel through the Arnhem Land Plateau. You can canoe, cruise and swim between cliffs to the freshwater beaches of the main gorges, and view ancient Aboriginal rock paintings on the rock formations. Katherine offers a wide range of accommodation, facilities and attractions such as museums, art galleries, pubs and historic sites. Other attractions within reach of the town include the Cutta Cutta caves nature park, the Katherine Hot Springs and Leliyn.
Hike in the Bungle Bungles
Visit the Bungle Bungles, boat cruises or canoeing safaris along the beautiful Ord River, visit El Questro Wilderness Park, or visit the Argyle Diamond Mine. You can choose from half day tours and full day tours in the Kununurra region.
Explore Tunnel Creek National Park and Windjana Gorge National Park, Barramundi fishing, Helicopter flights or a Geikie Gorge river cruise. Indigenous tours also offer an incredible insight to local Indigenous history and culture, including bush tucker and medicine.
Travel along the Derby Highway before getting back onto National Highway1, as you make your way into Broome. Broome is a town that has an interesting history and stunning natural beauty. Broome is located in the Roebuck Bay region, surrounded by white beaches, red outcrops and clear blue water. Watch the sunset on Cable Beach, Camel ride along Cable Beach, visit Gantheaume Point, Japanese Cemetery, Matso’s Brewery, Pearl Luggers Museum, China Town, or the Broome Crocodile Park are some of the sights you can experience once you reach Broome.