Birdwood Downs Station

Camper trailer Camp kitchen Camping fee Drinking water Gas/electric barbecue Hot showers Information Kiosk/restaurant/food No dogs/pets Ranger Toilets Vehicle-based camping

Birdwood Downs Station is north of the Gibb River Rd and 17.6 km east of Derby. The camping area, which is frequented by numerous bird species and other wildlife, is situated in a nature park setting near the homestead. It has a good range of facilities and shady sites. You can take a tour of this working station. Meals and accommodation other than camping are available.

Contact information

How to book: Gibb River Rd (08) 9191 1275


Who to contact: Derby Visitor Centre (08) 9191 1426, 1800 621 426; or Kununurra Visitor Centre (08) 9168 1177; or Wyndham Tourist Information Centre (08) 9161 1281 Road conditions: WA Main Roads 1800 013 314, 13 8138

This campsite is located in Gibb River Road

The Gibb River Rd was originally built to transport cattle from the surrounding stations to Derby and Wyndham. Since those stations opened their doors to travellers, it has become one of Australia’s most popular tourist routes. It provides access to the magnificent Kimberley region and its very diverse landscapes, which range from lush, tropically vegetated river gorges and rainforests, to vast savannah woodlands and open plains, all of which have stood the test of time and prospered despite human intervention. The road covers a distance of about 650 km and should only be travelled in the dry season, May–Nov.

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