What's on in the Kimberley

What's on in the Kimberley

Last Updated: 27 Aug 2018
Tian Sisak

Time your holiday with a signature Kimberley event

In Broome

A taste of Broome

With cuisine experiences, music and pictures created around the distinctive Indigenous culture of Broome, this monthly dinner and show will enrich your visit.

Cable Beach Polo

Cable Beach is arguably the best venue in the world for the fast-paced sport of beach polo due to the perfect sand surface formed by the massive Kimberley tides. This is an exceptional bucket-list event held annually each May – not to be missed.

Broome horse races

Embrace the racing season and watch the horses tear up dust in the Broome heat, before catching a free bus service home for the evening. Highlights include the Kimberley Cup, Ladies Day and Broome Cup.

Shinju Matsuri - Festival of the Pearl

This spectacular ten-day festival includes a long-table dinner, floating lantern events, stage shows, dance and more.

Mango Festival

Mango mania hits Broome for four days of madness, with mango juices, fresh mangoes, mango cakes, cocktails, jams and more.

Kununurra

Kununurra Rodeo and camp-draft

High-level competitors attempt to ride bucking bulls and horses in front of local crowds. Organised by the Kununurra Bushmen’s Rodeo Association. Dry Season.

Ord Valley muster

The most exceptional event in the Kimberley. Along with activities and concerts, the Muster includes the outstanding Durack Homestead Dinner, prepared by a celebrity chef. The highlight is the Airnorth Kimberely Moon Experience, a concert featuring iconic Australian artists, with the Ord River as the stunning backdrop. May.

Mud crab racing

Derby’s Mary Island Fishing Club runs this substantially more amusing version of horse racing. To adhere to the dress code, make sure you’re wearing your very best thongs. Jul.

Kununurra agricultural show

See how the outback works and enjoy variety of entertainment, food stalls, displays and sideshows. Jul.

Lake Argyle adventure race

Featuring a 3km swim, 29km paddle, 40km mountain-bike ride and 10km run, this event can be performed solo or in teams of two to four. Aug.

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