10 Day 4WD Kimberley Overland Safari from Darwin to Broome

10 Day 4WD Kimberley Overland Safari from Darwin to Broome - AdventuresGet lost in the beauty of the Australian Outback on this intoxicating tour from the Top End to Western Australia. Spot wildlife around enchanting Lake Argyle, explore the soaring walls of Windjana Gorge, hike along narrow paths at Echidna Chasm and cool off in crystal-clear watering holes beneath cavernous gorges.

The Outback is a truly magnetic place – experience it in all its rugged beauty on this 4x4 adventure through the red desert Kimberleys under the blazing Australian sky.

Day 1 - Darwin to Katherine

Welcome to the tropical city of Darwin, where your overland adventure begins. After meeting up with your group and leader, head south and stop at either Edith Falls for a swim or explore Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. This is where the group will have lunch (seasonal choice). Head to your overnight private campsite on the edge of Nitmiluk National Park, where permanent tents with swags await you. In the evening, settle down for dinner with the group.

Accommodation
Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Nitmiluk National Park

Meals Included
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 4 hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres.

Day 2 – Lake Argyle

After breakfast this morning, continue on to Lake Argyle, which has been created by the Ord River Dam. Admire the sheer size of this 700 square kilometre man made spectacle. The lake is home to many species of native fish and thousands of freshwater crocodiles. Take an optional sunset cruise before setting up camp nearby for the night.

Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Lake Argyle

Optional Activities
Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise - AUD100

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 7.5 hours. Total walking distance is around one kilometre.

Day 3 – Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle Ranges)

Start the morning with some free time for a stroll around the picturesque town of Kununurra. Don’t forget to use this time to stock up on any last minute supplies before heading out into the remote Kimberley region. Once out of town its time for some 4WD action as your experienced guide winds our specially designed truck across the challenging terrain of the entrance to Purnululu National Park, home of the iconic Bungle Bungles. It’s a rugged ride but the scenery is fantastic. Enjoy an amazing Kimberley sunset at your bush camp.

Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities - no showers) (1 night)

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving today is around 5.5 hours. Total walking distance is approximately five kilometres.

Day 4: The Bungle Bungles

After breakfast prepare for a full day of activities, as the group heads back out to explore the remarkable rock formations of the Bungle Bungles. Hike to the thin, red gap of Echidna Chasm and the enormous Cathedral Gorge. There’s also the opportunity to experience a helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungles (at your own expense). As the sun goes down, head back to your overnight bush camp.

Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities - no showers) (1 night)

Included Activities
Cathedral Gorge Walk (Bungle Bungle)
Echidna Chasm Walk

Optional Activities
Helicopter Flight - Bungle Bungles - from - AUD350

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 1 hour. Total walking distance is approximately 5 kilometres.

Day 5 - Bungle Bungles and El Questro

After breakfast today, get back on the road toward El Questro Station. Admire the remarkable scenery of the Carr Boyd and Durack Ranges, and head along the vast nature trail of Warnum (Turkey Creek). In the late afternoon, head to your campsite in El Questro, a wilderness park since 1991 for dinner and a cool drink at the swinging Arm Bar.

Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 5 hours. Total walking distance is approximately one kilometre.

Day 6 : El Questro Station

Spend the day exploring El Questro. Start off with a dip at Zebedee Springs before taking on a hike in the Cockburn Ranges for a swim under the waterfall at Emma Gorge. Tonight, enjoy another night at the El Questro campsite.

Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Zebedee Springs
Emma Gorge

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 45 minutes. Total walking distance is up to seven kilometres

Day 7 - Gibb River Road and Mount Barnett

After breakfast, its time to hit the road again and start travelling along the legendary Gibb River Road, a 600 kilometre dirt track running through the centre of the Kimberley. Fording rivers and weaving through gorges, travel by 4WD along the wild Gibb River Road – a 600-kilometre stretch that winds right through the heart of the Kimberley. We’ve got a fair bit of ground to cover today, so there is a fair bit of drive time, but we’ll be breaking the journey up with lunch and at a few stop-offs along the way. Tonight’s destination is at Mt Barnett station located very close to Manning Gorge. This evening we camp at Mount Barnett by the banks of a crystal clear fresh water river, perfect to cool off in after your day hiking.

Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Gibb River Road

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 5 hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres

Day 8 - Manning Gorge

We spend the morning exploring the stunning Manning Gorge and enjoy a swim in the pools under Manning Falls. Depending on the season, post-lunch we spend the afternoon exploring Adcock or Galvans gorge before heading back to camp to relax around the campfire.

Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Adcock Gorge
Galvans Gorge
Manning Gorge

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 1 hour. Total walking distance is approximately six kilometres.

Day 9 - Bells Gorge and Windjana Gorge

The western Kimberley region is full of endless stunning gorges that have to be explored and this morning is no exception. After breakfast we adventure to Bell Gorge home to a stunning cascade of water flowing from the previous wet season rains that fall in the King Leopold Ranges. The afternoon sees us head to Windjana Gorge, a segment of 375 million-year-old reef that was once underwater. Cut through by the Lennard River, which runs during the wet season then breaks up into little billabongs during the dry, this gorge attracts many species of bird and bat and is a great spot to see wild freshwater crocodiles.

Accommodation
Camping (with facilities) (1 night)

Included Activities
Windjana Gorge
Bell Gorge

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 4.5 hours. Total walking distance is approximately four to six kilometres.

Day 10 : Broome

Begin the day exploring the Napier Range. The major attraction here is a guided walk through Tunnel Creek, an extensive limestone cave system that extends 750 m underground. Inside, shards of sunlight stream in through crevices, little bats flutter about and enormous stalactites rear down from the ceiling. Then make the final drive on to Broome, hopefully arriving in time for a stunning Cable Beach sunset.

Included Activities
Tunnel Creek exploration walk

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch

Special Information
Total driving time today is around 4 hours. Total walking distance is approximately four kilometres. Any onward travel must be booked for the following day after the tour finishes.

Tour Includes

Experienced Guide
All Terrain Vehicle
9 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 9 dinners
Camping (with basic facilities) (3 nights)
Camping (with facilities) (5 nights)
Permanent, furnished tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

Departs

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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.






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