An epic, guided journey through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Kimberley, one of the last remaining wilderness frontiers on earth. Day 1 Broome On arrival at the airport you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. With a rich and colourful pearling history, Broome is a gateway to the wild Kimberley wilderness. Explore the town and learn the stories behind the pearling industry at the Pearl Luggers museum before wandering along Dampier Terrace, home to some of the finest pearl brands in the world. Day 2 Gibb River Road Your small-group, guided tour starts today. Visit the infamous Boab Prison Tree, and journey along the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek before continuing on to the Fitzroy Crossing. Days 3-4 Geikie Gorge & Purnululu National Park Explore magnificent Geikie Gorge before moving on to Halls Creek and the Purnululu National Park, where you’ll spend 2 nights. Enjoy a full day amidst the epic Bungle Bungle domes with a guide who’ll bring the natural history of the park to life. You can even enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the domes (additional cost). Day 5 Echidna Chasm & Kununurra After a spectacular hike to Echidna Chasm move on to Kununurra. Day 6 Ord River & El Questro Embark on a wildlife cruise along the mighty Ord River and discover a unique eco system. Continue on to El Questro, a 700,000 acre wilderness park filled with thermal springs, rugged sandstone ranges, gorges and cascading waterfalls. Day 7 Home Valley Station Enjoy a soak in the natural thermal hot pools of Zebedee Springs and a hike towards Emma Gorge. Then cross the Pentecost River to Home Valley Station for sunset drinks against a backdrop of the Cockburn Range. Days 8-9 Gibb River Road Re-join the Gibb River Road as you head for Bell Gorge. After lunch in Manning Gorge there’s opportunity to see the Wadjina rock art in Galvans Gorge. The following day is spent at Bell Gorge, where you can hike, swim beneath a cascading waterfall and enjoy the birdlife. Day 10 Derby & Broome You’ll head back to Broome via the Wilinggin King Leopold Range Conservation Park and Derby, arriving late afternoon. Day 11 Departure
Essence of the Kimberley
- Hotels on a room only basis unless otherwise stated
- Private arrival transfer in Broome
- 9 day escorted small group tour with a maximum of 20 guests
- Please note: Tours to the Kimberley operate between May and September.