The Grotto

Broome & The Kimberley

Just off the highway, 33km from Wyndham, steep steps lead down to a deep, peaceful pool in a small gorge, perfect for a quiet dip. Be aware that freshwater crocodiles have been found here and there has been at least one recorded attack.

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Nearby Broome & The Kimberley attractions

1. Telegraph Hill

11.18 MILES

The ruins of an old telegraph station lie half-hidden by boabs on this small hill above the Ord River flood plain. Sunrises and sunsets are magnificently…

2. Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve

11.45 MILES

Migratory birds from as far away as Siberia visit these amazing Ramsar-listed wetlands, 25km from Wyndham. There's a bird hide and boardwalk at Marlgu…

3. Emma Gorge

14.75 MILES

Emma Gorge features a sublime plunge pool and waterfall, one of the prettiest in the whole Kimberley. The attached resort has an open-air bistro and…

4. Ngamoowalem Conservation Reserve

15.74 MILES

Immediately west of Kununurra, stretching to Parry Lagoons, is an area containing many hidden gorges, pools and springs culturally significant to the…

5. Wuggubun

18.18 MILES

Small and remote, this tiny Aboriginal community is home to only 20 people. Tourists are welcome; there are simple campsites and you can participate in a…

6. Pioneer Cemetery

19.32 MILES

Small cemetery on a bend in the highway with the graves of early pioneers.

7. Wyndham Museum

20.29 MILES

The historic Wyndham port precinct contains a small museum and pioneer graveyard.

8. Five Rivers Lookout

20.34 MILES

Sunsets are superb from this spectacular lookout on Mt Bastion (325m), overlooking the King, Pentecost, Durack, Forrest and Ord Rivers entering the…