Mornington Wilderness Camp

Mornington Sanctuary covers more than 3,000 km2 of spectacular gorges and tropical savannah dominated by the Fitzroy River and King Leopold Ranges. Owned and managed by the non-profit AWC, Mornington Wilderness Camp provides a comfortable base from which to explore this remarkable sanctuary.

Getting There

Mornington Wilderness Camp is open to visitors between May and October - weather and road conditions permitting. The road is suitable for 4WD vehicles only. By RoadTo discover Mornington Sanctuary, travel along the Gibb River Road to the signposted turnoff. The distance to Wilderness Camp from the following is:    * 330 km (5 hours) from Derby;    * 550 km (7 hours) from Broome;    * 565 km (8 hours) from Kununurra; and    * 385 km (6 hours) from Fitzroy Crossing.From the turnoff (at Mt House) drive a further 88 km (1.5 to 2 hours) south to the Wilderness Camp.By AirThe Wilderness Camp has an all weather 1,100 m airstrip (S. 17.31.40 E. 126.07.12, elevation 670 ft, parking and windsock at SW corner - 2 NM east of the camp). Charter flights to Mornington Sanctuary are available from Broome (1 hour 40 minutes), Kununurra (1 hour 20 minutes), Halls Creek (1 hour) or Fitzroy Crossing (30 minutes). Contact air charter companies for prices and details - if required, we can suggest suitable operators.

GPS Coordinates 17°30.75′S, 126°6.594′E

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Wildlife

Land Birds 1 species
Pictorella Mannikin (Heteromunia pectoralis) 1

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