Packrafting the Fitzroy
by Chris S
The 2011 wet season was the biggest ever recorded in the Kimberley.
The town of Fitzroy Crossing became an island as the Fitzroy River rose over 13 metres.
At the end of the following dry season we set off to packraft along the Fitzroy River - 130 km from the King Leopold Ranges to the highway bridge at Fitzroy Crossing.
These videos tell the story.Day 1 + 2: Gorges & Portages
Flying to Mornington Wilderness Camp and the first two days on the riverDay 3: Quicksands & CrocodilesDay 4: Gold Fever & Garlic BreadDay 5 + 6: Hot Days & Cool Rangers
Paddling Geikie Gorge and reaching the bridge at Fitzroy Crossing
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