The Gibb River road is a former cattle route that stretches in an east-west direction 659 kilometres through the Kimberley between the towns of Derby and the Kununurra and Wyndham turn off on the Great Northern Highway.

Windjana Gorge National Park
146km from Derby, accessed via the Leopold Downs – Fairfield Road. The Lennard River runs through Windjana Gorge in wet weather, but forms pools surrounded by trees and shrubs during the dry season. The 3.5km long gorge cuts through Napier Range: part of the ancient Devonian Limestone Reef. Camp grounds are open from May to November, camping and entry fees apply.

Tunnel Creek National Park
184km from Derby, accessed via the Leopold Downs – Fairfield Road. Tunnel Creek is famous as a hideout used late last century by the Aboriginal leader Jandamarra. He was killed outside its entrance in 1897. This park is day use only, entry fees apply. You will need a torch and shoes for walking through water. Bookings can be made with Bungoolee Tours that will immerse you in the rich intricacies of the Bunuba culture, Learn the ancient Dreamtime stories of how this land was created and see the rock art that brings these stories to life; and hear the amazing true story of Jandamarra, the freedom fighter and hero whose magical powers are the stuff of legend. 

Mount Hart Homestead
238km from Derby, accessed via a 49km dirt road. Mount Hart is a good base from which to explore nearby Matthew Gorge and small pockets of rainforest below Mount Matthew. To book your accommodation please contact our friendly staff.

Lennard River Gorge
203km from Derby, accessed via a 7km dirt road. Lennard River Gorge is near the base of Mount Herbert; the 2 km (return) walk from the car park takes you along a creek line and then up onto the King Leopold sandstone up to a lookout where the falls can be viewed. This area is day use only.

Bell Gorge and King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park
248km from Derby, accessed via 29km dirt road. Bell Gorge is at the head of the Silent Grove Valley, Bell Creek drops 150 metres into a gorge to form a waterfall that cascades over the layered sandstone rocks. The base of the falls form a deep pool surrounded by ledges and sheltered by rocky walls that is a superb spot for swimming. Camp grounds at Silent Grove are open from May to October, camping and entry fees apply.

Iminjti Store and Campground
228 km from Derby open from May to September, Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm. The Imintji Store supplies Diesel fuel, small amenities and basic staples, coffee, wifi and Art Centre. The new campground opened June 2016 with how showers and beautiful views, fees apply.

Mornington Wilderness Camp
335km from Derby, accessed via 82km dirt road. Mornington Wilderness Camp is owned and managed by Australian Wildlife Conservancy. Open from May to mid October Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary covers more than 3,000 km2 of spectacular gorges and tropical savannah by the Fitzroy River and King Leopold Ranges. Unpowered camping is available, or you can book accommodation online or call our friendly staff.

Charnley River Station
300Km from Derby, accessed via 43km dirt road. Charnley River Station is open from May to October; there is  750,000 acres of wildlife sanctuary that you can self drive. There are unpowered camping sites available, or you can book the Guest House or Rondavel online or call our friendly staff.

Galvans Gorge
292km from Derby, carpark is on Gibb River Road. Galvans Gorge is an easy 1km walk from the carpark, and leads straight to the mouth of the water hole. The gorge has steep cliffs with a cascading waterfall. This is a day use only area.

Mount Barnett Roadhouse
307km from Derby, Mount Barnett Roadhouse supplies fuel both diesel and unleaded, Hot snacks, ice-creams, telephone, drinking water, ice, toilets, showers, laundry, small store and take-away and general stores, tyre repairs, Camp & entrance fees are payable here to access the 7km long track leading to the Manning Gorge camp site. Mount Barnett Roadhouse is opposite the Kupungarri Community.

Manning Gorge
320km from Derby, accessed via a 7km dirt road to the right of Mount Barnett Roadhouse. The bottom of Manning Gorge is a wide clear waterhole, only a short walk from the campsite. The walk up trail to top of gorge & waterfall is a decent hike approx. 3.5 hours return. Entry and camping fees apply payable at Mount Barnett Roadhouse.

Barnett River Gorge
340km from Derby, accessed via 5km dirt track, turn right at the fork. Barnett River Gorge is a 15minute walk from the carpark, the main walk trail ends at the gorge mouth, with a stunning view of the cascading waterfalls in the distance & sandstone cliffs. This is a day use only area.

Mt Elizabeth Station
360km from Derby, accessed via a 19km dirt road. Mount Elizabeth Station provides the opportunities to observe life on a Kimberley cattle station, swim & explore scenic gorges including Wunnumurra Gorge on the Barnett River and Hann River Gorge. There are unpowered camping sites available, or you can book the Guest House online or call our friendly staff.

Home Valley Station
594km from Derby, accessed via a 1km dirt track. Home Valley Station is located close to the mighty Pentecost River, at the foot of the majestic Cockburn Range, with gorges, waterfalls, billabongs, and ranges. It is also the perfect spot to hook a barramundi and a must-do for all anglers. You can book your accommodation online or call our friendly staff.

El Questro Wilderness Park
642km from Derby, accessed via dirt road. El Questro is a million acres in size, located on the eastern perimeter of the Kimberley Region, tours are available including Chamberlain Gorge, helicopter scenic and fishing tours, gorge walks, Barramundi fishing, and horse trekking.

Kalumburu Road

The junction for Kalumburu Road is 416km from Derby along the Gibb River Road.

Drysdale River Station
475km from Derby, accessed via Kalumburu Road, 59km from the junction. Drysdale River Station has accommodation, restaurant meals, licensed bar, a general store, scenic flights and camping areas; from April to November, please note that dates vary. Drysdale is the last fuel stop for vehicles travelling to the Mitchell Plateau or Kalumburu. You can book your accommodation at Drysdale River Station online or call our friendly staff.

Mitchell Plateau
578km from Derby, accessed via Kalumburu Road, 162km from the junction. The Mitchell River has carved gorges and waterfalls into the layered sandstone of the Mitchell Plateau. You can walk to Mertens Falls, Mertens Gorge and Mitchell Falls or take a scenic flight from the campground. Visitors must be totally self-sufficient, and vehicle entry fees and camping fees apply. Accommodation at APT Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge can be booked online and contact our friendly staff to book your Helispirit flight.

Kalumburu Aboriginal Community
683km from Derby, accessed via Kalumburu Road, 267km from the junction. Kalumburu, situated on the banks of the King Edward River, and is the furthermost permanent settlement along the remote Kimberley coast in the north of Western Australia. Guided tag along tours and rock art tours are available for a fee with a local guide. A free of charge Transit Permit is required, and the Access Permit is available for pre-purchase.