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Off the Beaten Track

The Mission itself if full of history...The Museum tells it all with lots of interesting displays... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Adelaide, Australia

The mission has an interesting history and an eclectic museum and as such is worth a visit. The... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2013
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11 Jun 2018
“Off the Beaten Track”
4 Oct 2016
“It's Remote!”
Kalumburu Mission provides - accommodation (camping and dongas) - fuel - groceries and takeaway - Fr Thomas Gill Museum
Via Gibb River-Kalumburu Road, On the King Edward River | Kimberley Region, Western Australia 6740, Australia
+61 8 9161 4333
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Mission itself if full of history...The Museum tells it all with lots of interesting displays, articles, paintings and stories covering the 110 years since its inception including information about the time it was bombed in the 1940s! In addition to discovering the history of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I've been looking forward to the trip to Kalumburu for ages. We came through right at the end of the tourist season and the road between Theda station homestead and Kalumburu was bone jarring! I wouldn't leave things unlocked, but overall things weren't as bad...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Stayed in private accomodation due to nephew works on mission,.If you don,t mind rough roads to get there do it long day from kununnarra leave van behind in hidden valley.fantastic rock art painting,went to several beaches Honeymoon you can camp at take boat great fishing,fresh...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Belinda N
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Well I actually went to Kalumburu for work purposes, but when i wasn't working i was fishing and exploring. And what a magical place. The town has a little less to be desired, and as expected the price of things are quite high. But what...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Eric K
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Came here with a little group, but happy to leave again. Feelings how colonialism was born and bred here were omnipresent. Nothing really interesting, the building is not even at its original place. Happy to get into the fresh air again.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Kiwi1956
Reviewed 24 August 2013

The mission has an interesting history and an eclectic museum and as such is worth a visit. The permit to enter the community is expensive and there seems to be little for your money. The map on the paperwork looks helpful but it was quite...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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