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MySwag "2018 Ultimate Kimberley Adventure " Itineray.
« on: May 10, 2015, 06:08:57 PM »
 Here is a rough Itineray for the trip.

As mentioned it's the ultimate trip so we have allowed plenty of time to explore the Kimberley. I understand not everyone will have the time off work to do this trip but can minimise some of the stays at places. In time it will be detailed a lot more but it gives everyone an indication of the places we will be going to.

We are allowing 10 to 12 weeks for the trip.

Kimberley trip - First Stage

Katherine  2 nights /1 day

1 day travel

Lake Argle caravan park 2 nights /1 day

1 day travel

Kununurra 3 nights / 2 days

1 day travel

El Questro 5 nights / 4 days

1 day travel

Home Valley Station 2 nights / 1 day

1 day travel

Drysdale River Station 3 nights / 2 days

1 day travel

King Edward River, Munurru 3 nights / 2 Days*

*Option is drive to Mitchell Falls for the day or spend one of the days at Mitchell Falls.

1 day travel

Drysdale River Station 2 nights / 1 day.

Total Stage 1 - 21 days



Kimberley trip - Second Stage

Leave Drysdale River

Day travel

 Travel to Manning Gorge, Mount Barnett Roadhouse. 2 nights / 1 day

Day travel

Silent Grove. Explore Bell Gorge. 2 nights / 1 day.

Day travel

Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek 2 nights / 1 day.

Day travel

Derby 3 nights / 2 days

Day travel

Broome 5 nights / 4 days

Day travel

Middle Lagoon 4 nights / 3 days

Day travel

Cape Leveque 3 nights / 2 days

Day travel

Broome 3 nights / 2 days

Total Stage 2 - 24 days



Kimberley Trip - Third Stage

Leave Broome

Day travel

Fitzroy Crossing overnight

Day travel

Bungle bungles 3 nights / 2 days

Day travel

Wolf Creek 1 night

Day travel

Renahan Bore 1 night.

Day travel

Alice Springs 2 nights / 1 day

End of trip.

Total stage 3- 6 Days

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Re: MySwag "2018 Ultimate Kimberley Adventure " Itineray.
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2015, 06:26:30 PM »
Looks great Mark, something for me to mark on the paper map with the highlighter pen!  ;D
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2015, 06:33:36 PM »
Good work Mark  :cup:  Looks like it covers all the attractions  :cup:

The next 3 years are going to drag  :D

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« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2015, 07:21:34 PM »
Great work Mark.
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« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2015, 08:16:20 PM »
Looks fantastic Mark. We can't wait!

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« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2015, 08:25:04 PM »
WOW, great trip Mark


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« Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 06:43:38 PM »
Great stuff  :cup:  Now to start saving up some extra leave.  :)
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Re: MySwag "2018 Ultimate Kimberley Adventure " Itineray.
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2015, 03:07:28 PM »
Hi Mark,

do we have any idea on a start date or even month ?

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« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2015, 05:57:16 PM »
Hi Mark,

do we have any idea on a start date or even month ?

yogi

Mate I am open to options.

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« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2015, 09:22:27 AM »
The Gibb River road is officially opened some time between mid April and mid May. This is when the graders move in to do the first of 3 grades. The peak tourist season (June-August) is when the corrugations get bad because of the amount of traffic and the second grade is down. Then the third grade is down at the end of the tourism season ready for the wet. The end of the tourist season is usually around the end of October most places close down. Any time after this is way too hot to be up there. Or so it tells me on the web :D

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« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2015, 08:10:45 AM »
The Gibb River road is officially opened some time between mid April and mid May. This is when the graders move in to do the first of 3 grades. The peak tourist season (June-August) is when the corrugations get bad because of the amount of traffic and the second grade is down. Then the third grade is down at the end of the tourism season ready for the wet. The end of the tourist season is usually around the end of October most places close down. Any time after this is way too hot to be up there. Or so it tells me on the web :D

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« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2015, 01:17:56 AM »



Looking good !!!!....Nice job Mark.... :cup:
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« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2015, 08:21:37 PM »
what a trip that you have started to plan  :cheers:

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« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2015, 09:15:20 PM »
Mmmmm this sounds great, will have to start saving the holidays up:)

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« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2015, 07:32:58 AM »
This does look like a good trip, we will be up for the WA leg of our round Australia journey ... will keep a close eye on progress ...

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« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2015, 10:02:54 AM »

Will add this track to a day trip while camping at Elquestro.

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« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2015, 03:59:13 PM »
looks good
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« Reply #17 on: June 30, 2015, 07:01:29 PM »
Looks superb.
Unfortunately for us, we won't be able to get that amount of time to make it up there for it.

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« Reply #18 on: June 30, 2015, 09:22:39 PM »

Yes it's a fair amount of time and do expect a lot of people will not be able to do the whole trip but they are free to shorten the trip to suit.

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« Reply #19 on: June 30, 2015, 11:20:54 PM »
Sounds awesome! Me being a northern novice have you worked out a rough total re distance?

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« Reply #20 on: July 01, 2015, 12:18:49 AM »
Sounds awesome! Me being a northern novice have you worked out a rough total re distance?

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Have not had a chance to add that up but alot

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« Reply #21 on: July 01, 2015, 04:02:12 AM »
Yes it's a fair amount of time and do expect a lot of people will not be able to do the whole trip but they are free to shorten the trip to suit.

Mark

We will probably be the reverse and only do the first week with you, after that we will be taking it very easy
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« Reply #22 on: July 06, 2015, 07:56:28 PM »
McGurr    With all respect could l suggest   ,  possibly another plan    ??? Having just returned from the area    :cheers:
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« Reply #23 on: July 06, 2015, 08:54:02 PM »
McGurr    With all respect could l suggest   ,  possibly another plan    ??? Having just returned from the area    :cheers:

Sure thing mate.

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« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2015, 07:38:10 AM »
Before you go into Kununurra  Do do at least an overnight at Zebra Rock Mine on the Duncan Rd  . The Sunset tour of the wetlands is to be on any Bucket List  . The fishing tour will chock up the fridge with fresh fish . Really well worth the time    :cup:       
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