Birdwood Downs is a pastoral station of 2500ha located on the Gibb River Road in the West Kimberley.
Since 1978 it has pioneered new ecological methods of improving degraded lands using stock management, weed control and planting. Now the beautiful paddocks with their groves of native trees, spectacular boabs and eucalyptus are a model for sustainable management.
The Kimberley School of Horsemanship offers training for all ages in horse care, horse training and riding. Horse rides are available for all levels of experience.
See accommodation options here and tours below.
The station is accessible for 2WD vehicles.
We offer you a ride through the paddocks of our station, where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery with the characteristic boab trees. Our rides are suitable for all levels of experience. The minimum number of participants is two maximum 6.
The Savannah Trail Ride is a guided one hour ride through our savannah landscape.
The Champagne Sunset Ride is a late afternoon trip to our special Sunset Boab where you can enjoy a glass of bubbly, climb the Boab and enjoy the Kimberley Sunset. The duration is about one and a half hour. We are happy to make special arrangements with you.
For experienced riders we offer a Marshland Ride where we take you off our property onto the marshes of the King Sound. This ride can be as long as three hours, depending on your experience and endurance.
The Kimberley School of Horsemanship also gives riding lessons.
The Savannah Eco Tour takes you to interesting landscapes in a 4WD for an hour and a half. Your guide will tell you about the history of Birdwood Downs Station and the different methods of pasture regeneration for horses and cattle in the tropical savannah. You will enjoy the beauty of Birdwood Downs Station with its ancient boab trees and white gums.