Should we attempt the Pentecost River Crossing?
Truck crossing the Pentecost River
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 we were hoping to go as far as Home Valley Station for a few nights.
Whilst we have a 4WD it is not a full fledged 4WD – it is a Toyota Kluger (it doesn't have a low box or clearance as high as full fledged 4WD - although it's clearance is higher than 2WDs).
My concern is crossing the Pentecost River. We intend visiting late in the season – mid August.
I know you can't guarantee if we will be able to cross the river without issue, however I am interested in your opinion as to whether we should attempt it.
I am interested if anybody else has attempted in a similar vehicle.
Related Reader Pages:
Crossing The King Edward River
Creek crossing on the Gibb River Road
Travelling to the Northern Territory?
Destination Top End offers the same comprehensive, detailed insider information for the tropical regions of the Northern Territory.
A must have if you travel to or from Darwin.
NEW! Destination Red Centre is the latest addition in this popular series. Monica Coleman takes you through Australia's red Outback heart, offering all the detail and insider tips that you have come to know and love about our guides. With special emphasis on Aboriginal communities and culture.
A must have if you travel to or from Alice Springs/Uluru.
Return to top
Return to Kimberley Travel Guide home page