Tour ID: 10009645
This ten-day 4WD adventure includes Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Gibb River Road, Lake Argyle, El Questro Wilderness Park, Kununurra, the World-Heritage listed Bungle Bungles, Cathedral Gorge and theatrical Geikie Gorge.
- Explore gorges, chasms, secret caves, waterfalls, rivers and flora and fauna, in a landscape more than 350 million years old.
- Visit the boab Prison Tree, Mt Barnett Cattle Station, Manning Falls, El Questro Wilderness Park, Kununurra, Lake Argyle, the Bungle Bungles, the China Wall in Halls Creek and the Durack Homestead Museum.
- Enjoy hikes, walks, swimming and exploring, in some of the most interesting and diverse areas of the Kimberley region.
Day 1 Tunnel Creek
Begin your ten-day Kimberley Loop adventure from Broome at approximately 7 am, where you will be picked up from your accommodation before you wend your way through the remote and picturesque Kimberley region. Enjoy morning tea by the Fitzroy River and visit the Derby 'Boab Prison Tree' before we join the Gibb River Road. Get an insight into the local culture with a vist to the Mowanjum Aboriginal Art & Cultural Centre, before spending the afternoon exploring Tunnel Creek with your local Bunuba guide. Discover stalactites, secret caves and a variety of wildlife in this natural caves system. Settle into our first night under the Kimberly Sky just outside Windjana Gorge. (Lunch and dinner included)
Day 2 Windjana Gorge & Bell Gorge
The Napier Range is over 350 million years old and home to the wonderous Windjana Gorge in the Napier Range. Spend the morning exploring the gorge, before heading off for the afternoon at Bell Gorge, a hidden highlight that boasts cascading waterfalls and crystal clear pools - a great place to while away some time. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).
Day 3 Galvans Gorge, Adcock Gorge & Mt Barnett Station
Spend today swimming in the wonderful cool waters of the Galvans and Adcock Gorges, stunning natural oases found along the Gibb River Road. Spend tonight camping by a billabong on Mt Barnett Station. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Days 4-5 El Questro Wilderness Park
A morning trip to Manning Falls is the ideal opportunity to swim in deep crystal pools amid a breathtaking native landscape, replete with wandering streams and waterfalls and abundant wildlife. In the afternoon, you will follow the Gibb River Road to the amazing El Questro Wilderness Park where you will spend 2 nights, with plenty of free time to explore, relax, or participate in any of the many activities on offer. Swim in the Zebedee Springs, walk into Emma Gorge, cruise Chamberlain Gorge, bush tucker walk or bird watch (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included on day 4/Breakfast and lunch on day 5).
Day 6 Kununurra & Lake Argyle
Spend a few hours free time in delightful Kununurra, before travelling to the shores of Lake Argyle in the afternoon. Use your free time to visit Durack Homestead Museum, or trek one of the many surrounding bush walks. Join a sunset boat cruise on the lake (approx. AU$100 pp extra) (Breakfast included).
Days 7-8 Purnululu National Park: Bungle Bungles
After a relaxing morning, you will head south to Purnululu National Park - home of the breathtaking Bungle Bungles - where you will spend two nights in the private Bungle Bungle Safari Camp. Allow a full day to explore the National Park, including the Bungle Bungle domes. You will also adventure into Echidna Chasm (2 km) and stunning natural amphitheatre Cathedral Gorge (2-3 km). In the afternoon, you may take an optional scenic flight for a bird's eye view of the beehive domes (approx. $365 pp, own expense) (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included on both days).
Day 9 China Wall & Fitzroy Crossing
Visit the significant China Wall in the gold rush town of Halls Creek, en route to Fitzroy Crossing. You will also enjoy lunch at Mary's Pool and visit the isolated Laarri Aboriginal Art Gallery, before camping by the Fitzroy River at Fitzroy Crossing (Breakfast and lunch included).
Day 10 Geikie Gorge & Broome
You will enjoy a delightful morning cruise through majestic Geikie Gorge, before exploring Old Fitzroy Crossing and enjoying lunch by the river. You will return to Broome in time to conclude your adventure with the sunset on Cable Beach and be returned to your accommodation (Breakfast and lunch included).
Tour operates May to September only.
Camping Accommodation, Community Entry Fees & National Park Permits, El Questro Wilderness Park, Zebedee Springs, Geikie Gorge Cruise
Tour includes 9 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 6 Dinners.
Kimberley Wild provides tents, swags (including 2 - 3 inch mattresses), bottom sheets, pillows and pillow cases. You can either bring your own sleeping bag or buy one from us at $35 per person. If you choose to buy one, you are welcome to take it home following your trip or alternatively, donate it to local communities.
1. Lunch on Day 6 in Kununurra and Dinner on Nights 5, 6 & 9 are at your own expense - allow approx AUD $160per person. 2. Camping Plus accommodation upgrades are subject to availability. 3. You can either bring your own sleeping bag or buy one from us at $35 per person.
10 Days / 9 Nights
7:00 AM Mon, Thu, Sat
Return Time: approximately 6.00 PM
Complimentary Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off. Please add the name of your accommodation on the booking form when making a booking.
Departs: Mondays and selected Thursdays & Saturdays (May to October).
Departure time: 7:00 am
Travellers on this trip must bring a pair of shoes/sandals that they don't mind getting wet and a torch. Other recommendations include: A broad-brimmed hat with sun visor for all round protection, swimming costume and towel, walking shoes, a long-sleeved cotton shirt (sun protection), 1 pair of loose-fitting pants, a warm jumper (particularly if travelling May-Aug), personal water bottle and personal toiletries, first aid (with any personal medication required) and a sleeping bag - available for purchase at $35pp and must be requested with our office prior to travel. Note: Luggage must be kept to a managable amount in a small soft bag - 15 kg max. You can bring along a day pack that you can use as well for additional luggage.
Child prices apply to children between the ages of 4 and 12 years inclusive.
Kimberley Wild advises against younger children joining our tours as the days can be long, the distances travelled extended and the walks difficult for little legs.
Concession/penioner rates apply to holders of Pension, Seniors, Student or YHA Cards.
This is a Camping tour. Camping (7nts), Bungle Bungle Safari Camp (2nts).
An accommodation upgrade to Camping Plus may be possible on selected nights subject to availability. Camping Plus offers Camping (3nts), Bungle Bungle Safari Camp (2nts), Safari Tent - ensuite (2nts), Safari Tent - no ensuite (2nts). To enquire about upgrade availability and pricing please contact tourstogo.com.
Single travellers MAY have to twin share with another traveller of the same gender at the Bungle Bungles Safari Camp - this is a rare occurrence.
We ask that luggage is kept to a managable amount in a small soft bag - 15 kg max. You can bring along a day pack that you can use as well for additional luggage.
We operate in custom-built, 21 seat 4WD trucks with a PA system and built-in storage (no risky trailors!). These vehicles allow our small groups extra space (including standing room), are fully air-conditioned and, for your comfort are fitted with adjustable air-vents, reclinable seats, map pockets and footrests.
Broome, Kimberley Region, Kununurra, Bungle Bungles, Gibb River Road, Geikie Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek, El Questro Station, King Leopold Ranges and Lake Argyle
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