13 Day Guided Package " Complete Kimberley"

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Special:A$7895.00 pp twin share**
Small Group 4WD Tour with Experienced Guide


This package allows you to explore the Kimberley in the safety and comfort of a a purpose built small group 4WD. Your guide is professional and knowledgeable and your stay in remote wilderness areas are in purpose built safari tents and luxury accommodation. Gone are the days of putting up your own tent, sleeping on the ground, and fumbling around in the dark using temporary toilet facilities.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Broome, Derby, Gibb River Road, Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge.
Depart Broome at 7.00 a.m. to begin your exploration of the awe inspiring Kimberley region. At Derby, you visit the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be more than 1,000 years old. This hollowed tree was used as a prison cell during the region’s early days. You continue your journey on the Gibb River Road, aand travel to remarkable Tunnel Creek, a 750 metre long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. With torch in hand, you wade through the cool waters to view the wonderful oasis that awaits you on the other side. At Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above white sands, see the ancient marine fossils embedded in the gorge walls. You may also see freshwater crocodiles lazing on the banks of the Lennard River, which runs through the gorge. Continue to the wilderness camp, in the heart of Ngarinyin country

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Imintji), Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 2. Bell Gorge, Hiking and Swimming.

Back on the Gibb River Road, you travel through Outback landscapes to Bell Gorge, where rugged cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. The afternoon is yours to explore the spectacular scenery. Take a swim below the waterfall which feeds the lower pool or go birdwatching. The energetic can choose from a number of hiking opportunities. This is the perfect place to simply relax and enjoy the surroundings. Head back to the wilderness camp and relax before dinner.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Imintji), Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 3. Galvans Gorge, Barnett River Gorge, Drysdale & King Edward River.
Today, you travel through the heart of Kimberley cattle country to discover some of the region’s most secluded gorges. At Galvans Gorge, a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole, with Boab trees clinging to the escarpment above. Inspect the rock art on the gorge walls and take a leisurely swim. You stop at the Mt Barnett Roadhouse before travelling to beautiful Barnett River Gorge, where you can enjoy lunch in a setting of shady paperbark trees. Look out for the birdlife that inhabits the area and enjoy another dip. Turning off the Gibb River Road, travel north on the Kalumburu Road, heading towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau. Ford the Drysdale River and, late this afternoon, arrive at camp on the banks of the upper King Edward River.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Marunbabidi), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4. King Edward River, Mitchell Plateau
Ascending the Mitchell Plateau, you enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, ancient Aboriginal art, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes. Today, explore amazing Wandjina and Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art galleries and swim in the crystal clear waters near King Edward River Crossing. For the next two nights, stay at a permanent wilderness camp beside Pandanus palm fringed Camp Creek. Enjoy this unique location at the top of the plateau. For wildlife watchers, the region’s prolific birdlife includes brolgas, herons, kites and sea eagles, as well as some rainforest birds. You may be lucky enough to see the Monjon, a rock wallaby that is unique to the Kimberley region.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Ungolan), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5. Mitchell Falls, Bradshaw Art, Scenic Flight over the Falls.
Today you have a full day to discover the beauty of Mitchell Falls, with a magnificent system of waterfalls and Aboriginal art. When available, local Aboriginal guides will join you for the adventure, imparting their knowledge of the area and sharing their cultural beliefs, which are closely linked to this stunning environment. Begin with a guided hike to Little Merten Falls to view rarely seen Aboriginal art. Continue on to view Bradshaw art and Big Merten Falls before arriving at Mitchell Falls. With superb scenery and rich culture, you can swim in the pools above the falls, learn of local history and look for the region’s stunning wildlife. Package includes a special helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls back to the vehicle (or, if you prefer, hike back with your guide). Longer scenic helicopter flights over the remote coastline are available at an additional charge.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Ungolan), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Heli Flight

 

Day 6. Mitchell Plateau, King Edward River.
Travelling through Livistona palm forests, view galleries of ancient Aboriginal art before saying goodbye to the awe inspiring scenery of the Mitchell Plateau. Lunch is at a majestic spot alongside the cool waters of the King Edward River, surrounded by pandanus and weeping melaluca trees. There is time for a swim before continuing to camp, situated on the banks of the upper King Edward River in a tranquil bush setting.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Marunbabidi), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 7. El Questro Station, Emma Gorge.
Rejoining the famous Gibb River Road, ford the mighty Durack River, named after the region’s most famous pioneering family. Then, ford the Pentecost River into El Questro one million acres in the Kimberley wilderness. Located on the eastern perimeter of the Kimberley, El Questro boasts four major river systems from freshwater springs to saltwater estuaries. Relax and take in the stunning surroundings. .

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent- El Questro), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 8: El Questro to Kununurra.
Early this morning, hike to Emma Gorge, where you can swim below a towering droplet waterfall. Enjoy time to explore El Questro with a visit to the station township and take in the views of Chamberlain Gorge. Relax with a soak in the hot pools of Zebedee Springs amid lush surroundings. You then head to the town of Wyndham and take in spectacular 360 degree views from Five Rivers Lookout before continuing to Kununurra.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kununurra Country Club),Breakfast, Lunch,

 

Day 9. Cruise Ord River and Lake Kununurra
This morning you have some free time to explore the township of Kununurra. Then, you travel to Lake Argyle, the largest man-made lake in the southern hemisphere with 18 times the capacity of Sydney Harbour. This afternoon, join a guided 55-kilometre cruise on the Upper Ord River to Lake Kununurra. Keep an eye out for the wide range of wildlife that inhabits the area, including fruit bats, crocodiles and a myriad of birdlife. Admire the scenery as the sun sets over the lake.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kununurra Country Club), Breakfast

 

Day 10. Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park, Echidna Chasm.
Departing Kununurra, you travel to Purnululu National Park. A spectacular wilderness region and home to the unique Bungle Bungle Range, the park was awarded World Heritage status in 2003. Today explore the northern part of the park. Hike into Echidna Chasm, a spectacular cleft in the rock massif. Enjoy the experience of staying within the national park without having to ‘rough it’. .

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 11. Cathedral Gorge, Beehive Domes.
Explore majestic Cathedral Gorge today, making sure you test out the acoustics of this natural amphitheatre. Walk down the ancient dry river bed of Piccaninny Creek and marvel at the unique beehive domes. Learn about bushtucker, bush medicine and the area’s significance to local Aborigines. There is time for an optional helicopter flight for a birds’ eye view (own expense). Enjoy drinks and watch the sun set over this magnificent range.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 12. Halls Creek, Fitzroy Crossing
Farewell the Bungle Bungle and visit historic Halls Creek. See China Wall, a natural formation of white quartz projecting above the surrounding rocks and winding over tens of kilometres. This afternoon head to Fitzroy Crossing on the banks of the Fitzroy River.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Fitzroy Crossing), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 13. Geikie Gorge Cruise, Broome.
Enjoy an active morning exploring Geikie Gorge, where annual flooding has created a bleached effect on the sandstone walls. Our unique cruise is guided by a traditional Aboriginal land owner. After lunch, we travel to Broome, where the tour concludes. ** Exclusive Your Package includes a nights accommodation

Inclusions: Accommodation (Special Free Nights Accommodation), Breakfast, Lunch,

Accommodation Overview

Broome

Special Free 1 nights accommodation. Choice of Accommodation

Imintji

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

Marunbabidi

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

Ungolan

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

El Questro

2 nights Safari Tent at Emma Gorge with ensuite and nearby bar & restaurant.

 

Kununurra

2 night at the Country Club Kununurra

Bungle Bungles

2 nights Deluxe Safari Tent with wooden timber floor own ensuite.

Fitzroy Crossing

1 night motel room with ensuite pool bar and restaraunt

Package Extra: 1 Nights Broome Accommodation (Free)

Free Broome Accommodation

With beautiful Cable Beach, sunshine and idyllic weather, Broome offers the perfect start or end to your Kimberley adventure. So why not take advantage of our special free night and our special pre and post tour accommodation rates.

 

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Package Summary
Package Description 13 Day Kimberley Complete
Valid Travel between 15 April, 2013 to 15th Oct, 2013
Departs

Selected Dates May Through Oct

Travelers Obligation Traveller to organise his/her own flights to & from Broome.
Pricing All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD)
Package Deal :

$7895.00 pp twin share **

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For example you may consider

  • 6 Day Broome to the Mitchell Plateau - Fly back to Broome or Kununurra
  • 6 Day Broome to Kununurra via Fitzroy Crossing & Bungle Bungles Fly back to Broome or onto Darwin
  • 8 Day Kununurra to Bungle Bungles , El Questro , fly to Mitchell Falls spend a day and then fly back to Kununurra or Broome
  • 8 Day Kimberley Package Broome to Kununurra via Mitchell Falls & El Questro

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