Set on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, explore the surrounding areas of Fitzroy Crossing on this two-day itinerary.
- Fitzroy River Lodge
- The Crossing Inn - the oldest establishment in the Kimberley region
- Camping - Mimbi Caves Campground
- Visit Danggu Geikie Gorge National Park and Gorge boat tour
- Day drive to Bandilngan (Windjana Gorge) and Dimalurru (Tunnel Creek National Park)
- Mimbi Caves Tour
Visit the original townsite of Fitzroy Crossing and explore the history of the old town. Stop in at the legendary Crossing Inn, built in 1897 as a shanty inn and trade store for long-distance travellers about to ford the mighty Fitzroy River.
Take the short drive to Danggu Geikie Gorge National Park, a part of the 375 million-year-old Denovian Reef System. Explore the park on one of the walking trails or see the impressive limestone cliffs from the water on a boat tour with a National Park ranger.
The boat tours take place from May to October at various times throughout the day and give an insight into the wildlife and geology of the gorge. These tours can be booked in advance.
Get a taster of the Gibb River Road on a day drive to Bandilngan (Windjana Gorge) and Dimalurru (Tunnel Creek) National Parks in country of the Bunuba Aboriginal language group. A 4WD is needed to get to these national parks.
Or book a guided tour of Mimbi Caves with an Indigenous guide and explore what is considered to be one of Western Australia’s largest cave systems. Drive to Mimbi Caves from Fitzroy Crossing. The tour departs at 8 am and 2 pm Monday to Thursday and Saturdays. Departs 8 am only on Friday - meet at the entrance gate to the Caves; approximately 4kms in on gravel road (accessible by 2WD), on the Mt Pierre Station Road, 90kms east of Fitzroy Crossing.