The Kimberley

Choosing the right Kimberley accommodation for your travels is no easy feat. With seemingly endless options for hotels, outback lodges or luxury accommodation there is something for everyone. Weather it is a self drive along the Gibb River Road or flying to a remote location to explore the Kimberley Coast.

Whether you are on a romantic getaway, a family holiday or a solo trip of exploration there are many options suited to fit every holiday need.

If you are looking for the best holiday at an affordable price, then look no further. Our deals offer you great value for money!

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.


Ramada Eco Beach Resort
Lot 323 Thangoo Station, Off Great Northern Highway

Western Australia

From $183.00*

per room, per night

The award winning Ramada Eco Beach Resort is developed in such a way that there is minimal impact on its natural surrounds and offers guests the perfect parallel of Kimberley beach and bush with the comfort and class of a resort with a choice of Villas or safari-style Eco Tents. Jack's Bar, an ocean-front bar, restaurant and pool deck takes in the finest views of one of the best stretches of coastline in the world. World-class facilities also make the retreat the ideal setting for weddings, conferences and private functions. The beach provides a haven for nesting turtles whilst whales frolic offshore. Activities include swimming, indigenous tours, game and beach fishing and bird watching. Jack's Creek brims with marine life and mud crabs whilst the on-land scenery is equally majestic and diverse in flora and fauna. Just over an hour from Broome, arrive by car, sail, power boat or helicopter.

Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
Cape Leveque Road, Dampier Peninsula,

Western Australia

From $235.00*

per room, per night

There is nothing more authentic than a visit to Australia’s Pearling Pioneers, Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm is 2 1/2 hours north of Broome on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, just 15 minutes from Cape Leveque. Offering visitors a unique experience, this family owned and run farm has accommodation, pearling, marine and cultural tours and is the perfect side trip from Broome. Come and experience one of Australia’s most unique farm stays, either for a day, or overnight in our accommodation. Join one of our pearling, marine or cultural tours, try fresh pearl meat at our licencedrestaurant, relax by the pool or browse our collection of amazing pearls. Ensuited safari tents, original pearling shacks and campground with a million stars views are located in a
tranquil bush setting just under 1km from our main restaurant and reception village.

Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

Cape Leveque Road, Dampier Peninsula,

Western Australia

From $340.00*

per room, per night

Situated on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, the award winning Kooljaman at Cape Leveque is surrounded by spectacular coastline, stunning swimming beaches and abundant wildlife. Enjoy fishing, snorkelling, cultural tours, charter boat tours, scenic flights, or simply just relaxing in a breathtaking location. Raugi’s alfresco style restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner all year round. BYO Alcohol. Bush Butler Service for self-catering meals is available. A small general store has supplies of ice, bait, groceries, ice-creams, cold drinks and souvenirs.All rooms are self-catering and feature a bbq and a full size fridge and freezer. Our Deluxe and Family Safari Tents are perched high on the hillside and enjoy panoramic ocean views, large deck, en-suites and kitchenette. Ensuite cabins and Log Cabins (shared bathroom) are located in a bush setting just a short stroll
from the swimming beach.


Spinifex Hotel

6 Clarendon Street, Derby,

 Western Australia

From $250.00*

per room, per night

Located in the heart of Derby, The Spinifex is a great place to start or finish your Gibb River Road adventure. Property Features: Full bar and restaurant and swimming pool. Accommodation: Modern day apartments which are comfortably appointed with kitchen and laundry facilities.

Yeeda Station Stay
Yeeda, Willare,

Western Australia

From $250.00*

per room, per night

Visit the historical Yeeda Station, a working cattle station in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia, located 160kms east of Broome. Yeeda encompasses the Fitzroy River mouth and vast coastal floodplains. Swimming pool, restaurant, communal BBQ and laundry and optional station guided activities. Glamping accommodation is available in spacious ensuited Eco Tents. Lie in bed and count the stars, observe the wallabies grazing or just have the best night’s sleep you have ever had in our comfortable beds.

Fitzroy River Lodge
277 Great Northern Highway,

Fitzroy Crossing,

Western Australia

From $215.00*

per room, per night

The Fitzroy River Lodge is located in the heart of the Kimberley on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, in Fitzroy Crossing. Great place to stop and explore Geikie Gorge, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, and Mimbi Caves.  Choose from the luxury self-contained riverview studios or the modern spacious motel rooms or the Safari Tents. There are also 2 bedroom units that are suitable for the entire family.


Kimberley Hotel
2 Roberta Avenue, Halls Creek

Western Australia

From $160.00*

per room, per night

The Kimberley Hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the local airport and approximately 500 metres from the town centre of Halls Creek. Featuring an attractive colonial style Sports Lounge, Saloon Bar, Cocktail Bar, Restaurant and outdoor
swimming pool. Boasting the largest hotel units in the region. Set amongst maintained gardens, with wide verandah’s and
pathways connecting the accommodation building to the reception complex.

Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
Purnululu National Park,

Western Australia

From $253.00*

per room, per night

There is nothing more authentic than a visit to Australia’s The award-winning Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge offers unparalleled accommodation in the heart of Purnululu National Park. The lodge offers convenient access to the stunning domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, and the breathtaking beauty of Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge, and Echidna Chasm.
APT Wilderness Lodges are built with our ‘touch of luxury in the wilderness’ philosophy. Hearty breakfasts and three course gourmet dinners are served beneath the stars in the alfresco dining room. Packed lunches are available at an additional cost. The Lodge’s liquor license allows you to purchase beer or wine. Our friendly lodge hosts are always on hand to provide personalised service.

Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge

Purnululu National Park,

Western Australia

From $297.00*

per room, per night

Explore a landscape 350 million years in the making, then refresh in our pool, replenish with delicious meals and spend a night under the starry skies in the comfort of a private cabin at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge. Hard-walled cabins with timber flooring, a front deck, ensuite bathroom and comfortable hotel quality queen or king split beds. Relax at the end of the day in the only swimming pool located in the National Park or enjoy a cold beverage at the licensed “Bungles Bar”. A freshly prepared buffet style dinner is served in the Lodge dining area or outside under the stars with the ambience of an open fire.


El Questro – Emma Gorge Resort

Gibb River Road,

 Western Australia

From $350.00*

per room, per night

With 60 safari-style tented cabins, with en-suites, this is a comfortable way for the whole family to sleep under canvas, while still being surrounded with a few home comforts. Hidden amid Kimberley’s fiery red Cockburn Range this unique location brings nature to your doorstep, allowing you to immerse yourself in the nature, flora and fauna of the region. The stunning beauty of Emma Gorge, our most popular gorge walk, is on your doorstep..

El Questro – The Station
Gibb River Road,

Western Australia

From $395.00*

per room, per night

The Station is the central hub of El Questro, offering air conditioned resort style bungalow accommodation. On the banks of the Pentecost River, sprawling evergreen station lawns provide contrast to the surrounding Kimberley landscape. It’s a great place for a real family holiday, kids can run around and explore the wide open spaces and see unique Australian wildlife. Relax on the riverbank, swim in the tranquil swimming hole and in the evenings enjoy the best freshly made cuisine at the nearby Steakhouse restaurant.

El Questro – Homestead
Gibb River Road,

Western Australia

From $2,090.00*

per room, per night

The luxurious El Questro Homestead sits in an exclusive oasis in Western Australia’s rugged Kimberley landscape. Perched on a cliff top featuring magnificent panoramic views of the Chamberlain Gorge and river systems from sunrise to sunset. This nine-suite hideaway is surrounded by avenues of frangipani trees and, once inside, offers chic yet cosy and comfortable interiors where bedrooms are cantilevered over the still and tranquil Chamberlain River. Each day at the Homestead is likely to start with birdsong and end with a locally sourced three-course dinner, and matched wines, under a blanket of stars.


Home Valley Station

Gibb River Road,

 Western Australia

From $170.00*

per room, per night

Home Valley Station is a 615,000 acre historic cattle station on the famous Gibb River Road, 120kms from Kununurra. Set at the base of the Cockburn Range, the property is brimming with natural attractions all of which can be enjoyed from the comfort of world class tourism facilities. Operating during the popular dry
season, Home Valley Station is a great place to soak in the unforgettable scenery and be inspired by the spirit of the region’s Indigenous people.

Mt Elizabeth Station
1 Mount Elizabeth Road

Gibb River Road

Western Australia

From $137.00*

per person, per night

Mt Elizabeth Station is about as close to the heart of the Kimberley region in Western Australia as you can get. Located roughly half way between Kununurra and Derby on the iconic Gibb River Road, Mt Elizabeth is a half-million acre, fully operational cattle station that also welcomes guests. Offering camping, dinner,bed and breakfast options within a genuine outback setting is what Mt Elizabeth is famous for.

Mt Hart Wilderness Lodge
Gibb River Road, Mount Hart,

Western Australia

Price on Application

Originally a working cattle station, this unique property offers a rich pastoral history, exudes a rustic ambience and offers exceptional hospitality. Located in the heart of the Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges Conservation Park, Mount Hart’s proximity to many of the Kimberley major attractions makes it an ideal base to explore the region. Spend some time discovering Mount Hart’s attractions at your own pace, or join a helicopter tour for a bird’s eye view of this beautiful location!.


Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Gibb River Road,

 Western Australia

From $294.00*

per person, per night

Situated in a beautiful and unique setting close to the Gibb River Road and the Imintji Aboriginal Community, the lodge takes full advantage of its prime indigenous-owned site. It affords magnificent views of the King Leopold escarpment and is conveniently located close to some of the Kimberley’s most beautiful gorges. With a full redevelopment ready for the 2020 season, this will take the guest experience to the next level.

Drysdale River Station
Kalumburu Road, Northern Kimberley,

Western Australia

From $150.00*

per room, per night

Located 60km off the Gibb River Road, a great place to break your road trip to the Mitchell Falls. Property Features: Accommodation, licenced bar & restaurant, meals and snacks. Shop, fuel, tyres – new and repairs. Scenic flights. Accommodation: Offering a variety of accommodation including double, twin, triple, quad and family rooms. Choices include shared facilities or ensuites and air-conditioning.

Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge
70kms from Kalumburu Road turn off, Northern Kimberley,

Western Australia

From $253.00*

per person, per night

The lodge provides a unique opportunity to be surrounded by truly untouched wilderness. Situated in close proximity to Mitchell Falls and beside a delightful waterhole on Camp Creek, the lodge is a perfect base to explore the Mitchell Plateau and Mitchell Falls. The Wunambal people welcome visitors to Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau).


Faraway Bay

Faraway Bay, Drysdale River,

 Western Australia

Price on Application

Faraway Bay is an inviting haven, nestled on a rocky hilltop overlooking the turquoise Timor Sea. Our Kimberley coast location, 280 kilometres north-west of Kununurra, is a remote and spellbinding part of the Kimberley coastal region of Western Australia. We offer the most authentic and unique experience of any coastal camp in the Kimberley. Faraway Bay is not just another resort in a remote location – it is a unique wilderness retreat built on character and local Kimberley history, with true outback style. Faraway Bay is an experience you will never forget – it’s like nothing you will find anywhere else!.

Kimberley Coastal Camp


Western Australia

Price on Application

Kimberley Coastal Camp is a unique wilderness retreat situated in Admiralty Gulf on the far north Kimberley Coast. Because Kimberley Coastal Camp is accessible only by air or sea, we can promise you a stress and crowd free escape.  Combining all the joys of isolation with luxury camping at its best. Sleep in flyscreened comfort in your spacious gazebo-style room with fans and panoramic views. Gourmet meals are provided with freshly sourced ingredients, passion and flair. Everything is homemade on the premises from the breads and pastries, to the jams and pickles. Special dietary needs are happily catered for. Fish has never been this fresh, this delicious.

The Berkeley River Lodge
Berkeley River,

Western Australia

From $2,850.00*

per person, per night

Based on a 2 night stay including transfers from Kununurra

The Berkeley River Lodge is truly remote and located on a spectacular sand dune 105m high. The Berkeley River Lodge is a stone’s throw away from scenic waterfalls and freshwater rock pools. This really is one of the last true wilderness areas and you can be one of the lucky few to experience this pristine section of the Western Australian coastline. Scenic air transfers depart Darwin and Kununurra. The main lodge has been designed to blend contemporary architecture into the surrounding environment and incorporates indoor and outdoor dining facilities. A 20-metre lap pool will satisfy those wanting to exercise or just paddle. Poolside lounges and a library of books and magazines provide a great excuse to lay back and catch up on a bit of reading.

* Prices and hotel descriptions are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

* Prices are a guide only, subject to availability. From prices for accommodation are per room per night for 2 people, unless otherwise specified and based on the lowest room category for travel in low season.

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Kimberley Express

Experience some of the region’s most breathtaking natural wonders on this 5 day Kimberley Express tour, from the striped beehive domes of the iconic Bungle Bungle Range to the towering bleached walls of Geikie Gorge.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Gibb River Road – Windjana Gorge – Tunnel Creek

Leave Broome this morning and head to the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be 1,500 years old. Continue along the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where ancient marine fossils lay embedded in the gorge walls. Next it’s on to Tunnel Creek, Western Australia’s oldest cave system. Wade through the cool waters that fill the tunnel and emerge on the other side to discover a serene oasis.

Hotel: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge
Day 2: Geikie Gorge – Halls Creek – Purnululu National Park

Travel to Danggu Geikie Gorge National Park today and explore incredible Geikie Gorge, famed for its towering walls that have been bleached white by the river when it floods. Afterwards, head to Halls Creek, before arriving at Purnululu National Park. Settle in to your lodge before an open-air dinner tonight.

Hotel: APT Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights
Day 3: Purnululu National Park – Piccaninny Creek & Cathedral Gorge

A full day has been set aside for you to explore Purnululu National Park today, starting with a walk along Piccaninny Creek. This winding gorge is set deep within the Bungle Bungle Range, offering unparalleled views of the beehive domes. Your next stop is Cathedral Gorge, a natural red rock amphitheatre created by millions of years of water erosion. This spacious cavern is renowned for its acoustics, and you’ll see why as you wander through it. End your day of discovery by watching the sunset over the Bungle Bungle Range – with a glass of bubbly in hand, of course.

Day 4: Purnululu National Park – Kununurra

Set out on a hike to Echidna Chasm, a natural cleft in the rock that reaches a staggering 200 metres in height while only being one metre wide at certain points. Later, travel along the Spring Creek Track to Kununurra.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Day 5: Depart Kununurra

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin Share FromSolo Traveller From
May: 11, 29$2,795.00$3,495.00
June: 14$2,795.00$3,495.00
July: 03, 13$2,795.00$3,495.00
August: 02$2,795.00$3,495.00
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
Transport: Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:2 nights at APT Wilderness Lodges & 2 nights outback accommodation
Guide: Expert Driver-Guide & additional guides on selected walks
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Essence of the Kimberley

If you are short on time but eager to discover the best of the Kimberley and many gorges, this Essence of the Kimberley adventure is ideal for you. Traverse the iconic Gibb River Road and explore its highlights, we include the stunning Bungle Bungle Range, dramatic gorges and cascading falls. This amazing journey is packed with awe-inspiring sights that you will remember forever.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Arrive Broome – Gibb River Road – Tunnel Creek – Windjana Gorge

Visit the Boab Prison Tree before traversing the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek. Later, continue to Fitzroy Crossing.

Stay: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 2: Geikie Gorge – Purnululu National Park

Travel to Danggu Geikie Gorge National Park and explore Geikie Gorge. Head to Halls Creek, before arriving at Purnululu National Park.

Hotel: APT’s exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights
Day 3: Purnululu National Park – Piccaninny Creek – Cathedral Gorge

Today starts with a walk along Piccaninny Creek, before stopping at Cathedral Gorge. You might like to take a helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungle Range (own expense). Tonight, enjoy a special Signature Experience. Toast the day with a glass of bubbly as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range

Day 4: Echidna Chasm – Kununurra

Enjoy a hike to Echidna Chasm. Afterwards, travel to Kununurra.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Day 5: Ord River – El Questro Wilderness Park

A wildlife cruise on the Ord River provides a front-row seat to the area’s unique wildlife this morning. Later, travel to El Questro.

Hotel: El Questro – Emma Gorge Resort

Day 6: Emma Gorge – Home Valley Station

Hike to Emma Gorge before soaking in the thermal pools of Zebedee Springs, tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Tonight, head to a spectacular viewpoint just in time for sunset. Soak up the views with a glass of bubbly and watch as the ever-changing colours dance over the Cockburn Range.

Hotel: Home Valley Station
Day 7: Manning Gorge – Galvans Gorge – Gibb River Road

Enjoy lunch at Manning Gorge then continue to Galvans Gorge to admire the rock art.

Hotel: APT’s exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights
Day 8: Bell Gorge

Travel to Bell Gorge today, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes.

Day 9. Bell Gorge, Derby, Depart Broome

Travel to Derby and visit the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Later, return to Broome, where your Essence of the Kimberley journey comes to an end.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin Share FromSolo Traveler From
May: 03, 13, 19, 23$6,495.00$7,845.00
June: 02, 10, 12, 18, 20, 28, 30$6,495.00$7,845.00
July: 20, 30 $6,495.00$7,845.00
August: 04, 06, 10, 17, 21, 31$6,495.00$7,845.00
September: 09, 16, 17$6,195.00$7,495.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Meals: 8 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners
Transport:Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:4 nights at APT Wilderness Lodges & 4 nights outback accommodation
Guide: Expert Driver-Guide & additional guides on selected walks
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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Wonders of the West Coast & Kimberley

Discover the Wonders of the West Coast & Kimberley, explore pristine coastlines and rugged outback scenery on this extensive exploration of Australia’s wild West Coast. You’ll venture into the rugged Kimberley region, where breathtaking waterfalls and mystical waterholes await you in landscapes abounding in native wildlife. From dynamic Perth to the mineral-rich Pilbara and the Karijini wilderness, this journey creates memories to last a lifetime.

Planning your holiday is easy, and speak to your friendly Consultant.

Day 1: Welcome to Perth

This afternoon when you meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at your hotel, set off on a city tour of Perth including a visit to Kings Park where you can see the broad expanse of the Swan River and wander around the Anzac Memorial and wildflower gardens. You’ll also see the many public art instillations around the city and get a feel for the different precincts surrounding the CBD. Get to know your fellow travellers over a delicious welcome dinner.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza Perth

Day 2: Perth – Geraldton

Heading north towards the port town of Geraldton your first stop is Yanchep National Park. Here you will meet your local Aboriginal guide Derek who’ll share with you the local indigenous way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo through his fantastic Aboriginal cultural experience. You will get the chance to gain an understanding of traditional Aboriginal tools and weaponry in this hand on experience. Continuing along the coast to the seaside village of Lancelin at lunchtime and then to the home of the marvellous Pinnacles at Nambung National Park. Get your camera ready for these intriguing limestone formations. After taking time to reflect at the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial you can take I the astonishing views over the seaside township of Geraldton.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Day 3: Geraldton – Monkey Mia

Discover Hamelin Pool and see the world’s best known colony of Stromatolites. Dating back to the beginning of life on earth, while they may not appear alive, these living structures have helped scientists unravel the history of life on earth! Later visit fascinating Shell Beach that is formed from billions of coquina bivalve shells that can be up to ten metres deep along the water. Continue to the crystal blue waters of UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shark Bay and the pristine white sandy beaches of Monkey Mia. You will instantly feel totally relaxed at this beach side resort.

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights

Day 4: Monkey Mia

Every morning, Monkey Mia’s wild dolphins swim close to shore where the National Park Rangers explain the feeding habits of these friendly mammals that they know by name. After watching the famous dolphins swim into shore (Note: As dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed) enjoy a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay. The rest of the day is free for you to explore or relax. You might choose a leisurely boat cruise through the waters to spot marine life or why not choose to take to the air with a scenic flight over the amazing Shark Bay.reakfast.

Day 5: Monkey Mia – Carnarvon

Today you will make the journey north to Carnarvon. The friendly local volunteers at the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum will share stories of how this site was instrumental in the space race. You might even choose to try on a space suit and climb aboard a spacecraft simulator.

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Day 6: Carnarvon – Coral Bay – Exmouth

Stopping at Coral Bay where you will join your local guide on a shallow glass bottom boat to see the World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef. You will be amazed by the colour of the coral and how close it is to the shoreline. Waves of fish and coral drift under the boat as you cruise along this remarkable coastline. Then you will continue further into the North West Cape and the town of Exmouth that is situated on the boundary of Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park home to the spectacular Ningaloo Reef. You will venture up to Vlaming Head Lighthouse for stunning views over Lighthouse Bay and Ningaloo Reef. Our special accommodation for the next few nights is situated right on the water of the Exmouth Gulf.

Hotel: Mantarays Ningaloo Beach Resort, 2 nights

Day 7: Exmouth Free Time

Free time today allows you to do as you choose. With Ningaloo Reef right on the doorstep of this town, why not marvel at the size, grace and beauty of the Whale Shark as you swim alongside them in the pristine open ocean of the Ningaloo Marine Park. Take a stroll along the beach, relax by the hotel pool overlooking the ocean and why not choose a sunset cruise as it is a fantastic way to end your day.

Day 8: Exmouth – Karratha

Take one last look over Lighthouse Bay and the Vlaming Head Lighthouse, before continuing north to Western Australia’s famous Pilbara region. Known for its rich cultural landscape, red earth and vast mineral deposits, the region’s diverse landscape will fascinate you.

Hotel: ibis Styles Karratha

Day 9: Karratha – Tom Price – Karijini National Park

This morning journey through the Hamersley Range to follow the mining rail lines to see the 5km long mining trains hauling their loads to the ports. Arriving into the town of Tom Price before you join your local guide on a tour of Rio Tinto’s Open Cut Iron Ore Mine site. You will be amazed by the massive pit and huge machinery as you’re led to the heart of the operation. Continue into the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Karijini is famous for the natural beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock pools and ice blue waterfalls. Your stay tonight is in safari-style eco tents. You can sit on your private deck with a good book and relax watching the sun set and fall asleep to the calming sounds of nature.

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Day 10: Karijini National Park – Port Hedland

This morning we explore more of Karijini. The startling landscape of spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock pools provides a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. You’ll explore Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge and if you’re up to it, you can take a walk to one of the national park’s plunge pools. Port Hedland is a hub for major resource activity and is a powerhouse of the Australian economy. Its natural deep anchorage harbour sees the export of iron ore, salt, manganese, livestock and natural gas from the nearby offshore gas fields.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Day 11: Port Hedland – Broome

Skirting the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, we travel crossing vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands towards the tropical resort town of Broome on the Indian Ocean. As you look out the window you will be amazed by the flat sandy desert that then gives way to distant mountain ranges. The famous Cable Beach sunset preludes dinner overlooking this famous beach.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, 2 nights

Day 12: Broome Free Time

Today you have a full free day to explore this tropical hideaway. From a scenic flight over the Horizontal Falls to cruising through the unique horizontal falls on a boat (pre book as it sells out) there are many options for you to explore the area. You may enjoy a leisurely stroll along the 22 kilometres of pristine sand and turquoise water that is Cable Beach. Wander through Chinatown, shop for pearls or just relax at the resort. Tonight, sit back and relax with a drink to watch another spectacular sunset over Cable Beach.

Day 13: Broome – Fitzroy Crossing

Preserved for over 125 million years in the reef rock at Gantheaume Point are the footprints of long-extinct dinosaurs. After exploring one of the best paleontological sites in the world you will say good bye to the coastline as we head deep into the Kimberley. Arriving at Geike Gorge you will join your local guide on a relaxing boat cruise to take in the magnificent colours and structure of the gorge’s stone walls. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit bats and wallabies as the 30 metre high walls of the gorge tower above you before continuing to Fitzroy Crossing.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 14: Fitzroy Crossing – Halls Creek

Today we stop at an indigenous Art Gallery and experience what the gallery is doing for the local community. This is a great opportunity to purchase some indigenous art from the locals. Discover the town of Halls Creek, a town rich in history and culture where we will stay overnight.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel

Day 15: Halls Creek – Emma Gorge

Today visit the Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest supplier of natural coloured diamonds. A local Indigenous guide will join you for an extensive behind the scenes to look at the diamond mining process and teach you about the cultural significance of the mine to the local indigenous people. Driving along the Gibb River Road and deep into El Questro Wilderness Park before we arrive at your stay at Emma Gorge Resort. Nestled at the foot of the rusty red Cockburn Ranges, you won’t even know the resort is there as you approach down the dusty dirt road, but before you know it, an oasis of native pandanus and palms appear. Staying in safari style tented cabins, you really feel like you’re immersed in nature. It’s bound to be a highlight!

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights

Day 16: El Questro Wilderness Park

This morning rise to the calls of native birds and head to the resort’s large veranda for a hearty breakfast with views of the surrounding ranges. Next up you’ll travel across the mighty Pentecost River to the hub of El Questro Wilderness Park for a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, a fresh waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and 60 metre tall escarpments. Afterwards, spend a little time at the station and grab a bite for lunch before heading back to Emma Gorge Resort. This afternoon is free for you to relax and enjoy your surrounds. Maybe take a dip in the resort pool, lay back with a good book on your cabin’s veranda or if you have a high level fitness you might take the challenging hike to Emma Gorge for a dip in the crystal clear waterhole.

Day 17: Emma Gorge – Kununurra

This morning you depart for Kununurra, the food bowl of WA. First up you visit the family run award winning Hoochery Distillery. The family will take you behind the scenes of the distillery before you sit down and try their famous Ord River Rum Cake for morning tea. A visit to the historic Durack Homestead Museum to find out why the homestead as relocated to its current location before you join your local guide for a boat cruise along the Ord River. Departing from Lake Argyle your local boat guide will show you remarkable landscapes, an abundance of birdlife and give you an exhilarating ride before experiencing a magical sunset on the water as you arrive in Kununurra. This evening, you’re invited to a privately hosted exclusive dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory in the heartland of Kununurra’s Sandalwood plantations. Enjoy a By My Guest presentation by a local Sandalwood expert and learn about this fascinating industry while you dine on fresh locally grown produce from the Ord Valley.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights

Day 18: Kununurra

Today you can take an optional early morning scenic flight over the spectacular Bungle Bungle beehive domes before a tour of Kununurra, or you may like to join an in depth 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles in the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park. Alternately join your Travel Director and visit Mirima National Park, which has great cultural significance to the local Miriwoong people and features intriguing natural rock formations. Afterwards you’ll have time to view the town from Kelly’s Knob Lookout before enjoying a free afternoon to relax and unwind.

Day 19: Kununurra – Katherine

Watch the landscape transform as you journey across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into the Northern Territory’s Top End. Local horseman and award winning country singer Tom Curtain will entertain you about live in the outback with real horse-starting and working dog demonstrations, entwined with live music and humorous bush tales.

Hotel: Paraway Motel

Day 20: Katherine – Darwin

This morning travel to Nitmiluk National Park. Take a relaxing cruise at Katherine Gorge on the placid waters of the river where you’ll really feel the spirituality of the land and marvel at the towering cliffs while you spot wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local Traditional Owners, the Jawoyn people. Travel north along the Stuart Highway stopping at Adelaide River War Cemetery along the way. On arrival in Darwin, enjoy a city sights tour of the tropical State capital, before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a delicious final dinner overlooking the Darwin waterfront.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade

Day 21: Farewell from Darwin

This morning after breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers when your journey across Western Australia comes to an end.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
June: 08, 29$10,560.00$13,690.00
July: 06, 27$10,560.00$13,690.00
August: 03, 17, 24$10,560.00$13,690.00
September: 07, 14$10,560.00$13,690.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Meals: 20 breakfasts, 3 lunches 17 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 20 nights accommodation
Guide: Experienced Travel Director & Driver Guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.

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