Suitable attire for Kimberley wet season

by John
(New Zealand)

I spent some time in the Kimberley (Derby, Broome and Kununurra) during the dry season this year (July to end of September). Virtually all of the time I was in shorts and short sleeved shirts and sandals.

I have the opportunity to be back over to the same places late December to mid January. I am aware that the place is more humid at that time and presumably the mosquitoes are more of a problem. Should I be looking at packing any different clothing items for the wet season??

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Dec 02, 2008
Same uniform all year round
by: Birgit

Hi John,


We wear the same uniform all year round. Shorts, T-shirt and sandals :-).

You can leave the jumper for the chilly evenings at home.

If you are worried about the mosquitoes and don't want to use repellent, you could take some very light long pants and a thin long sleeved shirt, but I predict you won't wear them... It's too bloody hot! (And they bite through that stuff anyway.) That's what mosquito coils are there for.

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