Prince Regent River, Western Australia
The Prince Regent River is a river in the Kimberley of Western Australia. It has been classified as one of the only two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves In Western Australia. The headwaters of the river rise in the Caroline Range near Mount Agnes then flow in a north westerly direction. The river enters and flows through the Prince Regent Nature Reserve and past King Cascade and finally discharging into Saint George Basin and Hanover Bay to the Indian Ocean.
The Prince Regent River area contains some of Australia's most spectacular coastal scenery, with sandstone cliff lines falling directly to the sea. The river has six tributaries including; Quail Creek, Youwanjela Creek, Womarama Creek and Pitta Creek. Eighteen freshwater fish species are known to inhabit the waters of the Prince Regent River.
Things to See & Do
* Prince Regent Nature Reserve
* Kings Cascade
* Cathedral Falls
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Language – English
Electricity – 2 angled pins and 1 flat pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus nine and a half hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 61
Port Location – There are ports located in Broome, Wyndham and Darwin.
Travel Links - Broome, Wyndham and Darwin are accessible by plane and bus.