Refer to the tide chart before venturing north. North of Prices Point the road deteriorates with many tidal creeks and obscure tracks. Extreme caution and local knowledge is required and you must respect the land, culture and privacy of the local people. Beyond Broome, you should be self-sufficient with the essentials food, water, supplies, spares, emergency aids and fuel. You must be prepared!
Be sure of your routes and itinerary before you leave, and always check the weather forecasts. Drive with caution particularly in the hours between dusk and dawn. Drivers should travel in accordance with road conditions at all times.
Below are some links that provide information about road closures.
Keep up to date on all alerts and warnings by visiting www.emergency.wa.gov.au. For recorded emergency information call 13 DFES (13 3337). For State Emergency Service emergency assistance during a storm, cyclone, earthquake, flood or tsunami call: 132 500