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Archived GRR Trip Reports from other Readers

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Should we attempt the Pentecost River Crossing? 
We are planning a road trip to Kununurra next year. We won't be doing the entire Gibb River Road on this trip given the vehicle we will be in, however …

How much time at Mornington Wilderness Camp? 
We have 12 days to travel from Broome to Broome via Gibb River Rd and Great Northern Highway, we have two children 9 and 12, how important is Mornington …

Experience Kimberley Tour Guide 
You make it sound so so easy. Please remind people about the different driving technique required for dirt road driving eg; loose gravel, corrugations …

Bicks and Bickess (Gibb River Road 2007) 
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 …

Hazard on Gibb River Road 
My reason for putting up this note is to point out what I believe is the major hazard of driving the Gibb and which I have not read about elsewhere. The …

Gibb River Road by sports car 
Back in 1992 I drove the length of the Gibb River Road (Derby to Wyndham) in a 1990 Celica (semi-sports car, low clearance etc). I broke parts of the …

El Questro 
I am writing in response to the negative comments regarding El Questro. The impression given is that the Homestead is the only style of accommodation …

Gibb River Road: A Great Trip 
We traveled the Gibb River Road during June 2006. What a great trip!! We were led to believe that the road was in really bad condition but were pleasantly …

Sunset in Sir John Gorge 
A sunset at Sir John Gorge , 12km off the Mornington Wildlife Sanctuary camp (90km off the Gibb River Road ). This is the place where we had one of …

Creek crossing on the Gibb River Road 
The picture shows one of the many creek crossings that we've done on the Gibb River Road . We started our trip in Derby. This particular crossing is on …

Bell Gorge Camp 
We stayed at the last camping ground near Bell Gorge. It was peaceful, there was nobody but us, the landscape, and the sandflies... It was OK, although …

Camping at Manning Gorge 
Both Ross and I thought that the campsite at Manning Gorge was not up to scratch. It was very dirty, dusty and seemed to be in disrepair. The showers …

The Gibb River Road back in 88 
Our Gibb River Road adventure started from our home in Perth traveling through the Pilbara region of WA, but the real adventure and the reason for our …

Mornington Wilderness 
The safari tents at Mornington Wilderness Camp were fantastic - own toilet and shower - veranda out the back to sit out and watch the numerous birds …

Favourite places to watch the world go by 
Diamonds & Pearls, Derby Among the shops, just round the corner from the campsite. Perfect for breakfast or daytime relaxing; closes at 4 – …

Adventure of a lifetime: the Gibb River Road 
Adventure of a lifetime: the Gibb River Road We started our August three week journey along the Gibb River Road in Broome. We hired a Land Cruiser …

First night at Windjana Gorge Camp 
Our first stop coming from Derby was Windjana Gorge (which you can see in the background). This photo is taken while we were unpacking, getting ready for …



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