|Aptly described as
the ultimate Australian driving adventure, the
Savannah Way spans a 3700 kilometre arc across the
top of the country, stretching from Cairns and
through the Gulf of Carpentaria to Broome.
Starting from the balmy climes of
tropical Cairns, you'll see the magnificent Gulf
safari grasslands and bow rivers around Normanton as
you head towards the state border.
Crossing into the Northern Territory, you'll have
the chance to visit the historic fishing town of
Borroloola - a former haven for smugglers and cattle
thieves, but now a respectable spot for a bit of
As you move through the territory, you'll see the
awesome natural splendour of the Katherine region.
Then, moving into Western Australia, you'll reach
the town of Kununurra - the gateway to the
North-West, one of the world's last great wilderness
The Savannah Way ends in romantic Broome, the town
bridges the majestic forests and rocky outcrops of
the Kimberley, and the warm turquoise waters of the
Parts of the Savannah Way are intended for 4WD drive
vehicles only, but there are large stretches of it
that can be traversed in any reliable car.