Tour Options from Derby

There is a choice of tours from Derby, involving sea, air and land. Land and sea tours only run through the “Dry” Season – May to September. Air tours operate all year round except for the Seaplane operator who only runs from May to September



Discover Windjana and the Tunnel

This is a one day tour to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek

Travel to Windjana Gorge and be met by a Bunuba Traditional Owner who will be your guide through Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek.

Tour includes morning/afternoon tea and lunch

Duration 6:30am – 16:00pm.  Approx. distance travelled 400km round trip.

Please Be Aware that entering Tunnel Creek can be physically challenging. Furthermore, you will be wading through approximately waist deep water for some portions of the trip. Therefore, bring a change of pants, as well as reef shoes and a towel.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: This tour has a minimum pax requirement of 10 people and may be cancelled prior to tour date.

Lamartij Tours

Edwin Mulligan shares his traditional stories through art, tours, theatre and poetry. He was born in the Kimberley

This one hour tour will begins at the Derby Visitor Centre. Edwin will impart stories from his Dreaming and History as he takes you an an easy journey in Derby. This tour allows you to gain some insight into the spiritual connection traditional owners have with the land their resilience to survive

Derby Bush Adventures

Derby local Bronwyn Jones tailors 3 hour land tours to your needs. Born and bred in Derby, going bush with her father taught her much about the history surrounding Derby at places such as Nobby’s Well, Munkajarra Wetlands, Yabba Good and many other historic places.

Bush Fishing Adventures are also offered. These 6 hour tours feature fishing from the banks of either the May or Fitzroy Rivers. Along the way to chosen spot Bronwyn will also keep you informed of the history.

Tours are available most days, some places are dependent on tides.

MULTI DAY LAND TOURS – Unfortunately at this stage there is not an operator offering multi day land tours

SEA TOURS – Multi Day

Options are available for Multi Day sea safaris from Derby

One Tide Charters

6 – 12 day cruises that begin in Derby.  You depart from Derby jetty on the outgoing tide and tour options range from 6 days to 12 days.  Barra fishing options are available once the weather warms up and the barra start biting again

Unreel Adventures

Offer small groups (between 6 and 10 passengers) with tours that are customise to suit your interests.  Tours can start from Broome, but you are more than welcome to make your way to Derby, as tours leave from the Derby jetty on the outgoing tide.


Scenic air tours from Derby can include:

  • 6  Hour Seaplane tours that land at this unusual feature and take a boat ride through/to the falls
  • A scenic flight tour of the Buccaneer Archipelago including the Horizontal Waterfall
  • A scenic flight over the Buccaneer Archipelago that can include stopovers at Cape Leveque.
  • A scenic flight to the Horizontal Falls that includes an overnight stopover

To book Horizontal Seaplane Adventure Tours, please call the Visitor Centre on (08) 9191 1426

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