road trip adventures part 5

by Karen August. 03, 2008 2121 views

Now travelling eastwards, from Broome across the Kimberleys on the Gibb River Road into the Northern Territory.

The Gibb river Road was built in the 1970s to allow station owners to drive cattle from the massive inland Kimberley stations to remote ports on the Kimberley coast. It's really a 600km ‘bush track’ and is only traversable during the dry season by 4WD and allows access to many stunning remote gorges.

The port of Derby, located on the tidal mud flats on the edge of the King Sound. Has the highest tidal range in Australi. Roughly where the Gibb River Road starts.

Just a termite mound, with a boab in the background. Classic Kimberley scene.

Tunnel Creek, a 750m tunnel through the Napier Range. We walked through with torch, about half way along you come to this section which has collapsed.

Windjana Gorge, just one of the many beautiful gorges we visited along the way. Most of them we could swim in, not this one though, full of crocs.

Campsite stop, a beautiful Boab tree in sunset light.

This was our campsite for a night, out collecting wood.

Galvins Gorge.

Gibb River Road (a good section). Some of it was pretty rough, but mostly it's in quite good condition now.

Pentecost Mountains.

Pentecost Mountains.

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Askrubies Chichiwee 9 years, 1 month ago

such a very nice landscape... i really really loves them all!

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Esmaeil Gholamrezaei 9 years, 1 month ago

beautiful shots and nice place, #4 & #7 are excellent

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Donnakorin 9 years, 1 month ago

absolutely amazing pictures, I especially love the lighting in #5

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Leocheung 9 years, 1 month ago

Excellent work!

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