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Fitzroy River Tours

The Fitzroy River runs for 733 km through the Kimberly region of Western Australia and is of large importance to the local Aboriginal people. Known to the traditional inhabitants as Mardoowarra, the river and its floodplains have spiritual, cultural and medicinal significance to the Nyikina, Walmadjari and Konejandi peoples, as well as ecological significance. 

Many of the Kimberly’s tourist attractions lie on the Fitzroy River. Geikie, Diamond and Sir John Gorges, and the Fitzroy Crossing are the most famous. The Fitzroy River is home to many native species including acacia trees, bream and fresh and saltwater crocodiles, as well as being one of the last places the endangered freshwater sawfish is found. 

The Fitzroy River is a popular fishing and camping spot near both Broome and Derby. Fitzroy Crossing is the gateway to attractions such as Tunnel Creek and Windjana Gorge National Parks, and as such is a place many visitors to the Kimberly pass through, and Geikie Gorge National Park is one of the most visited attractions in the area. The Fitzroy River meets the ocean in King Sound, which lies midway between Broome and Derby.

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The Fitzroy River is located in the West Kimberly, and accessible from Fitzroy Crossing, Broome and Derby. It flows through Geikie Gorge and can also be seen at Willare crossing and the permanent Margaret River pool.

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Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek 4WD Tour from Broome, Broome, null
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Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek 4WD Tour from Broome

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Visit two of the Kimberley region’s most popular attractions on a full-day trip by 4WD to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek. Enjoy morning tea at the Fitzroy ...  Read more

Location: Broome, Australia
Duration: 15 hours (approx.)

From USD $192.05
2-Day Geikie Gorge, Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek Tour from Broome, Broome, Day Trips
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2-Day Geikie Gorge, Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek Tour from Broome

Spend the night in the Kimberley region on a two-day tour by 4WD that takes you to Geikie Gorge, Tunnel Creek and Windjana Gorge. Take a guided cruise through ...  Read more

Location: Broome, Australia
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $389.29

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