Kimba Gamboola Road


Kimba Gamboola Road is in southern central Cape York.

It's a shortcut between the PDR and BDR,



... with the northern end near Kimba,


... and southern in Gamboola.

kimba to gamboola road northern end

After leaving Fairview on the PDR,

kimba to gamboola road after fairview

... you first come past the Palmerville turnoff.

kimba to gamboola road after palmerville turnoff

You then cross St George River,

kimba to gamboola road st george river

... on a causeway bridge.

kimba to gamboola road st george river bridge

... that could be under the water early in the dry season, or after heavy rains.

kimba to gamboola road st george river causeway

The next one is Kennedy River,


kimba to gamboola road kennedy river

... and again there is a causeway bridge.

kimba to gamboola road kennedy river bridge

You then pass the turnoff to Kingvale Station,

kimba to gamboola road kingvale station

... and then there is the Kimba turnoff (you turn south to Pinnacle and the rest).

kimba to gamboola road kimba turnoff

Kimba Gamboola Road to King Junction

The red soil turns white,

kimba to gamboola road white soil

... the road is good,

kimba to gamboola road good

... the soil gradually goes redder,

kimba to gamboola road red soil

... and there are a few gates,

kimba to gamboola road gate

... as you first drive through the Pinnacle Station.

kimba to gamboola road pinnacle station

Outback signs,

kimba to gamboola road sign

... more gates,

kimba to gamboola road gates

... and you are on the land of King Junction Station.


kimba to gamboola road king junction station

Good road through,

kimba to gamboola road through king junction

... a creek crossing,


kimba to gamboola road creek crossing

... and gate,

kimba to gamboola road king junction gate

... a working cattle station.


kimba to gamboola road cattle station

King Junction to Gamboola

South of King Junction is the turnoff to Strathleven,

kimba to gamboola road strathleven turnoff

... and the road countinues south,


kimba to gamboola road south

... more gates,


kimba to gamboola road gate sign

... through the station.

kimba to gamboola road open gate

You come to Mareeba Shire,

kimba to gamboola road mareeba shire border

... and further down the road,

kimba to gamboola road mareeba shire

... to Wrotham Station.

kimba to gamboola road wrotham station sign

More road,

kimba to gamboola road wrotham station

... more gates,

kimba to gamboola road wrotham station gate

... grids,

kimba to gamboola road grid

... creek crossings ...

kimba to gamboola road creek crossings

... with causeway bridges.


kimba to gamboola road causeway bridge

You finally come to the mighty Mitchell,


kimba to gamboola road mitchell river sign

... that can be well up after the wet season.

kimba to gamboola road mitchell river crossing

Late in the dry it is easy to cross,

kimba to gamboola road mitchell river causeway

... but that river is also known to change with unseasonal rains.


kimba to gamboola road mitchell river

After a bit of a canyon country with wet season washouts,


kimba to gamboola road canyon country

... you come to Gamboola and the BDR.

kimba to gamboola road washouts

Detailed information about this and all other roads is in the Destination Guide.





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