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Bell and Lennard River Gorges

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Planet View: S17°04.033′ E125°14.866′ Street View: S17°04.033′ E125°14.866′  

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Manning Falls

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Planet View: S16°39.458′ E125°55.744′  Street View: S16°39.458′ E125°55.744′    Definitely one of the best swimming holes we’ve seen throughout the Northern Territory and Western Australia, we stayed at Manning Falls for two nights to enjoy the beautiful gorge and falls.  The falls are located on private property and the campsite is run by the friendly […]

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Mitchell Falls

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Planet View: S14°49.233′ E125°43.080′ Street View: S14°49.233′ E125°43.080′ There’s not a single stretch of road about which we’ve heard more horror stories than the 80 kilometers between the Kalumburu Road and Mitchell Falls.  Since leaving Kununurra we’ve heard everything ranging from it being closed to someone dying along its length!  Fortunately for us we discovered […]

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Kalumburu

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Planet View: S14°17.752′ E126°38.644′ Street View: S14°17.752′ E126°38.644′ A few hours’ drive from Drysdale Station along some of the worst road we’ve encountered thus far brought us to the small Aboriginal community of Kalumburu.  Initially established as a mission by Spanish monks of the Catholic Church, today Kalumburu is a community run jointly by the […]

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El Questro

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Planet View: S15°58.134′ E127°56.371′ Street View: S15°58.134′ E127°56.371′ El Questro Station is one of the many cattle stations of the Kimberley that has morphed into more of a tourist destination than fully-fledged cattle station.  To retain their pastoral lease the current managers of El Questro are still required by the government to produce a certain […]

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The Bungle Bungle Range

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Planet View: S17°31.420′ E128°17.848′ Street View: S17°31.420′ E128°17.848′ A few hundred kilometers south of Kununurra and a further fifty kilometers on a 4WD track (which took us two hours by itself!) took us to Purnululu National Park, the home of the Bungle Bungle Range.  The road was quite a ride, nothing requiring low-range or lockers […]

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Kununurra And Surrounds

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Planet View: S15°46.229′ E128°43.826′ Street View: S15°46.229′ E128°43.826′ We spent a few days in Kununurra, winding down from our trip through Kakadu, Gregory and Keep River National Parks.  Kununurra is around 40 kilometers west of the Northern Territory/Western Australia border, a relatively new town founded to support the Ord River Scheme when it was launched […]

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