Description

Fitzroy Crossing is a small town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, 400 kilometres (250 min) east of Broome and 300 kilometres (190 min) west of Halls Creek. It is approximately 2,524 kilometres (1,568 min) from the state capital of Perth. It is 114 metres (374 ft) above sea level and is situated on a low rise surrounded by the vast floodplains of the Fitzroy River and its tributary Margaret River. At the 2016 census, the population of the Fitzroy Crossing town-site was 1,297; with a further 2,000 or so people living in up to 50 Aboriginal communities scattered throughout the Fitzroy Valley. About 80% of the Fitzroy Valley population were Indigenous Australians with a split of closer to 60/40 (indigenous/non-indigenous) in the townsite. Tourism, cattle stations and mining are the main industries in the area.

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Around Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765


Our Picks on what to Do in Fitzroy Crossing WA

Fitzroy Crossing Swimming Pool

Fitzroy Valley Rodeo Ground

Fitzroy Crossing Recreation Centre

Our Picks on where to Stay in Fitzroy Crossing WA

Crossing Inn

Fitzroy River Lodge

Tarunda Caravan Park

Our Picks on what to Eat in Fitzroy Crossing WA

Fitzroy River Lodge

Crossing Inn

Jalangurru Mayi Cafe

Shopping in Fitzroy Crossing WA

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 114
  • Population: 1297
  • State electorate(s): Kimberley
  • Federal Division(s): Durack
  • Established (yr): 1900
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Derby WA 6728 (237 km, 2 hrs 20 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Fitzroy Crossing WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.