11 Day Wonders of the Kimberley Tour

11 Day Wonders of the Kimberley Tour - TouringBegin your magnificent Kimberley experience with a spectacular sunset over Broome’s Cable Beach, then enter a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, stunning rock formations and prolific wildlife. Meet local Indigenous artists and tour the world’s principal source of rare pink diamonds. Experience the Ord Valley’s gourmet produce at a unique private dinner, and end your trip in tropical, cosmopolitan Darwin.

Tour by luxury air-conditioned coach with 2-door access, restroom, seatbelts, reclining seats and panoramic windows. Tour with an experienced, professional Tour Director and Tour Driver.

Day 1: Welcome to Broome

Meet your Travel Director in the former pearling outpost of Broome, and relax over a drink before dining in your resort’s bar and grill with its sweeping views of the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights
Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2: Broome ‘Free Time’

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach and swim in its turquoise waters, or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls. At Gantheaume Point, dinosaur tracks are revealed in the beach’s red rocks at low tide.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Broome to Fitzroy Crossing

Tour the city of Broome this morning before travelling on to Geikie Gorge for a scenic cruise on tranquil waters bordered by the gorge’s towering limestone walls. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit-bats and wallabies, then continue your journey east to Fitzroy Crossing.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4: Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek

As you move on today through stunning landscapes, you’ll visit an art gallery for the chance to meet Indigenous artists. Continue to Halls Creek, a town rich in both Aboriginal and European history and culture.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 5: Halls Creek to Emma Gorge

Today join a local Indigenous guide for a tour of the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest source of coloured diamonds. In the afternoon, continue to your tented cabin nestled in an oasis of native pandanus and palms in the El Questro Wilderness Park.

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 6: El Questro Wilderness Park

Awake to the calls of native birds, and after breakfast, explore El Questro Wilderness Park followed by a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an extensive waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and soaring escarpments. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, perhaps taking a dip in the pool, relaxing with a good book on your cabin’s veranda, or joining your Travel Director for a hike to Emma Gorge and a dip in its crystal-clear waterhole.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7: Emma Gorge – Kununurra

This morning, travel on to Kununurra, the food bowl of WA. Take a guided tour of an Ord River rum distillery, and visit the historic Durack Homestead, built in 1895. Later, cruise along the Ord River, a permanent waterway that supports an abundance of native birds, marsupials and amphibians. Experience a magical sunset over the water before your arrival in Kununurra.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 8: Kununurra

Today you may choose to take an optional experience early-morning scenic flight over the spectacular beehive-shaped towers of the Bungle Bungle Range or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. If you don’t choose one of these, you’ll tour Kununurra, a hub for agriculture, tourism and mining. Dine this evening on locally-grown produce at a privately hosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner

Day 9: Kununurra to Katherine

Witness the dramatic transformation of the landscape today as you journey to the northeast across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into the river floodplains and grasslands of the Northern Territory’s stunning Top End. Later on you’ll meet Tom Curtain during his entertaining show at the Katherine Outback Experience.

Hotel: Paraway Motel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 10: Katherine to Darwin

This morning, travel to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Later, travel north along the Stuart Highway, stopping at Adelaide River’s poignant War Cemetery. On arrival in Darwin, tour the sights of Australia’s only tropical state capital before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner at a restaurant overlooking the waterfront.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 11: Farewell from Darwin

Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast

NOTE : This tour can also be done in reverse from Darwin to Broome.

Tour Highlights

Discover the importance of sandalwood to Kununurra as you dine on local produce at the Sandalwood Factory.
Take a local cruise down the Ord River from Lake Argyle to witness the setting sun in Kununurra.
Join our local Aboriginal guide on a private Argyle Diamond Mine tour, and marvel at the mine’s sparkling pink diamonds.
Support local Aboriginal artists with a visit to Mangkaja Gallery in the Kimberley, to understand culture sustainability through art.

What's Included

Quality accommodation
Travel by luxury coach
Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
Airport transfers (see flight information below)

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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