Bicks and Bickess (Gibb River Road 2007)

by Ross Bickerdyke
(United Kingdom)

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My partner and I traveled the Kimberley in 2007. I agree you do not require much knowledge or skill for driving the Gibb River Road. If you want to drive into the Mitchell Falls and other remote areas I would advise getting some experience in 4x4. I do not wish to deter anyone just get some know how on river crossings, corrugations and most of all be well prepared with water a few spares for the vehicle.

The best advice I can give is take your time. We took 2 weeks and are doing the run again in 2010 because we missed so much. The Gulf of Carpentaria track is a must if you like the Gibb River Road. Happy travelling

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Aug 30, 2009
Take your time
by: Birgit

Hi Ross,
Good to hear you'll be back! I agree that taking your time is the single best thing to do.

(And you'll be amazed at how much the roads here have improved over that short period of time...)

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