Where is it? In northern WA, stretching from Broome to Kununurra along the coast and including the inland towns of Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing. 

Visitors to the Kimberley from November to April can become overwhelmed by the heat and humidity, and awestruck by the often violent weather. The tropical monsoons bring a dramatic edge to any holiday, but the wet season is also supremely beautiful as rugged red cliffs clash with dense green rainforests, and every aspect of the landscape becomes saturated with colour.

“The Kimberley is a huge region, a sixth of the Australian continent. It’s still a wild area of the world. While you’re here, be sure to take a river cruise up the Ord River to Lake Argyle; it is a wild experience.” Bill Peach

It’s a spectacular time to visit, especially by sea, when waterfalls burst over coastal cliffs, trees are full with leaves and glistening balls of spinifex cling to the shining faces of gorges. It’s the best time of the year to witness the power of Mitchell Falls, King George River and Falls and the Horizontal Falls.

 

MORE: Australian Traveller’s Ultimate Kimberley Guide

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