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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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!.



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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).



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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

Kimberley

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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True North – Kimberley Ultimate

For 30 years True North Cruises’ flagship adventure has been the Kimberley Ultimate. During this time the Kimberley Ultimate has also become known as one of Australia’s most exclusive holiday experiences – and for good reason. The Ultimate is simply 2 weeks of lavish indulgence. All of the Kimberley coast’s iconic attractions are included plus much, much, more and, all is enjoyed at a leisurely pace that ends with guests frequently remarking “that’s the best holiday I have ever had.” If you want not one heli-picnic but two – if you want more time for exploring, more time for fishing and, twice as many mouth-watering dining experiences – then the Kimberley Ultimate is the right True North cruise for you.

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

Day 1: Kununurra – Welcome Aboard the True North

Join our coach transfer in Kununurra – your “welcome aboard” the magnificent True North will be in the frontier town of Wyndham. Embarkation is at 1700 – time for a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before departing at approximately 1830. Dinner is served shortly after leaving port and then it’s an overnight cruise to the King George River.

Day 2: King George River and Falls – Koolama Bay

As soon as the tide is high enough, we’ll cross the sand bar at the mouth of the mighty King George to reveal a breathtaking river vista. Our journey upstream will take us to the very ‘jewel in the crown’ – The King George Falls. Here we anchor at the base of the Twin Falls and you will find endless places to explore. Climb or take the helicopter to the top of the falls for a cruise highlight. In the afternoon learn about the history of the wreck of the Koolama and take a stroll at Tranquil Bay.

Day 3: Eagles Falls – Vansistart Bay

Explore the Drysdale and catch one of our favourite fish, the impressive mangrove jack.  The expedition boats will head ‘up-river’ on a barra expedition complete with scones and billy tea.  There will also be opportunities to indulge in some beachcombing and in the afternoon, join a scenic flight to Cape Londonderry – the northern most point of Western Australia.

Day 4: Vansistart Bay

Today you will have an opportunity to see the “Bradshaws” – ancient rock art that pre-dates other examples of Aboriginal culture. In fact, they are possibly the oldest ‘paintings’ known to man. The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always a ‘big hit’ – another breathtaking helicopter flight and, True North’s mouth-watering fare alongside a picture-perfect waterfall in remote far-north Western Australia. The tenders will be busy exploring local beaches and rivers and, we also visit an isolated site in the rainforest where a lone bomber crashed during WWII.

Day 5: Mitchell River

The Mitchell River is renowned for big barra and even bigger crocs. The expedition boats will head up river to the scenic Surveyors Creek – a great place for a swim (no crocs here!) The fishermen will again join the hunt for the elusive barramundi and, there will be more opportunities for helicopter flights over an ancient land including the spectacular Mitchell Falls. Then, join the crew for cocktail hour before experiencing another unique dining experience.

Day 6: Prince Frederick Harbour – Swift River

No time to dally – after an early morning breakfast it’s time to join the ‘hunt for the black-lip oyster’. In fact – their much-talked about proportions render them not hard to find at all. Savour their unique taste direct from the rock – aside from some freshly squeezed lemon, you can’t get much more a la naturale than that. There are also some excellent examples of both Wandjina and Bradshaw art nearby and the waters are alive with light game species such as queenfish, giant trevally and mackerel. In the afternoon we will explore Voltaire Passage and the many surrounding islands. Back on board, the crew will explain the intriguing process of pearl farming. Then join us for our pearl party. Enjoy a glass of bubbly and a taste of pearl meat, whilst trying on exquisite pieces created by the artistes at Linneys, Jewels of the Kimberley and Kimberley Fine Diamonds.

Day 7: Prince Frederick Harbour – Roe River

The Roe River – another great opportunity to catch a barra as we explore a river that boasts one of the highest crocodile counts in the Kimberley.  The Roe was named after the Surveyor-General of Western Australia – John Septimus Roe conducted numerous expeditions along the Kimberley coast between 1829 & 1849 and the ship’s helicopter will dramatically demonstrate the maze of creeks and endless coast that the early explorers encountered. In the afternoon we will sail into Prince Frederick Harbour and enjoy sunset drinks on Art Island.

Day 8: Hunter River

Wake this morning in the magnificent Hunter River. The Hunter is about as far away as you can get in Australia – a stunning river system that is lined with dense mangrove forests, surrounded by rainforest encrusted mountains and home to man-eating crocodiles. And, the Hunter has it all – fishing, mud crabbing, bird-watching and simply exploring “where few have been before.” Join one of our expedition boats, it’s only a short hike to Jackson Falls and there’s even more splendour from the helicopter.

Day 9: Prince Regent River – Melaleuca Falls

Our first stop this morning is one of the Kimberley’s most historic sites – Phillip Parker King’s boab tree. And then it’s onto the mighty Prince Regent. The scenery will astound and there will be some ‘not to be missed’ fishing action as the True North graces this majestic river. At Kings Cascades we manoeuvre the True North right under the falls before another breathtaking helicopter flight to a picnic that you’ll never forget – True North’s mouth- watering cuisine alongside a crystal clear billabong – in one of the most remote places on earth. The helicopter will also be popular when the first group of intrepid explorers returns from Jurassic Park. Then we’ll rejoin the True North for an overnight anchorage off Camp Creek.

Day 10: Prince Regent River – King Cascades

The early-risers will be treated to a heli-flight with a difference – a champagne sunrise on the top of a mountain. Then it’s time for more ‘adventure in the tenders’ – a chance to stretch the laces on your hiking boots and an opportunity to swim in yet another picture perfect billabong. The more adventurous will use the helicopter to fish our most secret billabongs and everyone will find their own special place in the mighty Regent.

Day 11: Sale River – Montgomery Reef

This morning is devoted to exploring the Sale River. Fish the mouth for barra and then join naturalists and adventurers alike as we ‘ride the tide’ on a classic river expedition. Enjoy a swim in your very own billabong before returning to the ultimate comfort of the True North. You will probably be enjoying lunch as we weigh anchor and set sail for Montgomery Reef. Montgomery is a unique eco-system that must be seen to be believed – and see it you will – as 140 square miles of coral reef rises out of the ocean right before your very eyes. Water cascades from the reef as the tide falls exposing a privileged glimpse of another world. Turtles, dugong, manta rays and every imaginable sea creature abound and the helicopter puts all in perspective.

Day 12: Raft Point

Start the day with some more hot fishing action – this time at “Three Ways”. A short lunchtime cruise will deliver all aboard to the impressive silhouette of Raft Point. Here, join crew and guest alike for a moderate climb to an art gallery with a difference and, the well-preserved Raft Point Wandjina paintings.

Day 13: Horizontal Falls – Talbot Bay

It’s time to ‘personally’ introduce you to another Kimberley icon – The Horizontal Falls. Experience the awesome power of the region’s huge tidal range in an exhilarating tender ride and then climb aboard your air conditioned helicopter for a view of the falls that very few experience. Enjoy a swim at Crocodile Creek and a walk on Silica Beach. All too soon your adventure on the True Northis coming to an end – enjoy a farewell dinner to remember as the True North glides past Cockatoo & Koolan Islands, Cape Leveque and down the Dampier Peninsula to Broome.

Day 14: Broome

Our arrival in Broome is in time for an early morning coach transfer to your accommodation or connecting flights – our crew are already looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you aboard the True North.

2018 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin
April: 21$21,995.00$25,995.00$29,995.00
May: 12$21,995.00$25,995.00$29,995.00
June: 2, 23$21,995.00$25,995.00$29,995.00
July: 14$21,995.00$25,995.00$29,995.00
August: 4$21,995.00$25,995.00$29,995.00
2019 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin
April: 20$22,995.00$27,495.00$31,495 .00
May: 11$22,995.00$27,495.00$31,495 .00
June: 1, 22$22,995.00$27,495.00$31,495 .00
July: 13$22,995.00$27,495.00$31,495 .00
August: 3$22,995.00$27,495.00$31,495 .00
Inclusions 
Meals: All meals & non-alcoholic beverages on board
Accommodation:13 nights on-board the True North
Crew: 22 Australian Crew
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary
** Scenic Helicopter flights extra charge
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True North – Kimberley Waterfalls

A True North Kimberley Cruise with a difference. Experience the emotive beauty that accompanies the end of the wet season. Experience the Kimberley’s renowned summer storms and spectacular light shows. Experience thundering waterfalls and swollen billabongs. And, not forgetting unexplained rock-art, extraordinary wildlife and monster barramundi.

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

Day 1: Broome – Welcome Aboard the True North

Your “welcome aboard” the magnificent True North is in the pearling port of Broome. Embarkation is at 1700 – time for a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before departing at approximately 1830. Dinner is served shortly after leaving port for the overnight cruise to Yampi Sound.

Day 2: Horizontal Falls – Talbot Bay – Silica Beach

It’s time to ‘personally’ introduce you to a Kimberley icon – The Horizontal Falls. Experience the awesome power of the region’s huge tidal range in an exhilarating tender ride and then climb aboard your air conditioned helicopter for a view of the falls that very few experience. Enjoy a walk on Silica Beach.

Day 3: Raft Point – Wandjana Rock Art – Montgomery Reef

Start the day with some hot fishing action – this time at “Three Ways”. Then all aboard to the impressive silhouette of Raft Point. Here, join crew and guest alike for a moderate climb to an art gallery with a difference and, the well-preserved Raft Point Wandjina Paintings.

You will probably be enjoying lunch as we weigh anchor and set sail for Montgomery Reef. Montgomery is a unique eco-system that must been seen to be believed – and see it you will – as 140 square miles of coral reef rises out of the ocean right before your very eyes.

Water cascades from the reef as the tide falls exposing a privileged glimpse of another world. Turtles, dugong, manta rays and every imaginable sea creature abound and the helicopter puts it all in perspective!

Day 4: Prince Regent River – King Cascades

The scenery will astound and there are some not to be missed fishing spots as the True North graces the majestic Prince Regent River. At King Cascades we manoeuvre the True North right under the falls. Then it’s time for more ‘adventure in the tender’ – a chance to stretch the laces on your hiking boots and an opportunity to swim in yet another picture perfect billabong. The helicopter will be popular again when the first group of intrepid explorers returns from Jurassic Park.

Day 5: Melaleuca Falls

Be amongst the first on deck and join an early morning fishing expedition, or see some stunning rock art or join the ship’s naturalist in one of the expedition boats – and all before another breathtaking helicopter flight to a picnic that you’ll never forget. The True North’s mouth watering cuisine alongside a crystal clear billabong – in one of the most remote places on earth.

Day 6: Hunter River – Jackson Falls – Prince Frederick Harbour

Wake this morning in the magnificent Hunter River. The Hunter is about as far away as you can get in Australia – a stunning river system that is lined with dense mangrove forests, surrounded by rainforest encrusted mountains and home to man-eating crocodiles. And, the Hunter has it all – fishing, mud-crabbing, bird-watching and simply exploring “where few have been before.” Join one of our expedition boats for a closer look, it’s only a short hike to Jackson Falls, and, there’s even more splendour from the helicopter!

In the afternoon we will sail into Prince Frederick Harbour for another chance to catch a plump wet season barra, finishing the day with sunset drinks on your own secluded beach.

Day 7: Voltaire Passage

No time to dally – after an early morning breakfast it’s time to join the ‘hunt for the black-lip oyster’. In fact – their much-talked about proportions render them not hard to find at all. Savour their unique taste direct from the rock – aside from the freshly squeezed lemon, you can’t get much more a la naturale than that. There are also some excellent examples of both Wandjina and Bradshaw art nearby and the waters are alive with light game species such as queenfish, giant trevally and mackeral. In the afternoon we will explore Voltaire Passage and the many surrounding islands. Then join us for our pearl party. Enjoy a glass of bubbly whilst trying on exquisite pieces created by the artistes at Linneys, Jewels of the Kimberley and Kimberley Fine Diamonds.

Day 8: Surveyors Creek – Mitchell River – Mitchell Falls

The Mitchell River is renowned for big barra and even bigger crocs. The expedition boats will head up river to the scenic Surveyors Creek – a great place for a swim (no crocs here!) The fishermen will again join the hunt for the elusive barramundi and, there will be more opportunities for helicopter flights over an ancient land including the spectacular Mitchell Falls. Then, join the crew for cocktail hour before experiencing another unique dining experience.

Day 9: Eagle Falls – Bradshaw Rock Art

Today you will have another opportunity to see the “Bradshaws” – ancient rock art that pre-dates other examples of Aboriginal culture. In fact, they are possibly the oldest ‘paintings’ known to man. The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always a ‘big hit’ – another breathtaking helicopter flight and, True North’s mouth watering fare alongside a picture perfect waterfall in remote far-north Western Australia. The tenders will be busy exploring local beaches and rivers and, we also visit an isolated site in the rainforest where a lone bomber crashed during WWII.

Day 10: King George River and Falls – Tranquil Bay

Yet another mighty Kimberley river – the King George. As soon as the tide is high enough, we’ll cross the sand bar at the mouth to reveal even more breathtaking river vista. Then our journey upstream will take us to the very ‘jewel in the crown’ – The King George Falls. Here we anchor at the base of the Twin Falls and you will find endless places to explore. Climb or take the helicopter to the top of the falls for a cruise highlight. In the afternoon learn the history of the wreck of the Koolama and take a stroll at Tranquil Bay before we continue onto the frontier port of Wyndham.

Day 11: Wyndham

Your courtesy coach will arrive at approximately 0800 hours for transfer to Kununurra and your crew will already be looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you aboard the mighty True North.

2018 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin
March: 22$17,995.00$20,995.00$23,995.00
April: 1, 11$17,995.00$20,995.00$23,995.00

2019 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin
March: 21, 31$18,995.00$21,995.00$24,995.00
April: 10$18,995.00$21,995.00$24,995.00

Inclusions 
Meals: All meals & non-alcoholic beverages on board
Accommodation:10 nights on-board the True North
Crew: 22 Australian Crew
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary
** Scenic Helicopter flights extra charge
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True North – Kimberley Snapshot

For those pressed for time – here is the flagship Kimberley Ultimate itinerary condensed into a single week voyage on board the True North. This Snapshot itinerary features several Kimberley icons including the King George Falls, the Hunter River, the Prince Regent River, Montgomery Reef and the Horizontal Waterfalls.

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

Day 1: Broome – Welcome Aboard the True North

Your ‘Welcome Aboard’ the magnificent True North is in the pearling port of Broome.  Embarkation is at 1700 – time for a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before departing at approximately 1830. Dinner is served shortly after leaving port for the overnight cruise to Yampi Sound.

Day 2: Cockatoo and Koolan Island, Horizontal Falls, Leadline Creek, Doutful Bay

Awake to the majestic Kimberley and savour an irresistible True North breakfast as we glide past Cockatoo and Koolan Islands – our attentive crew will be happy to introduce the colourful histories of both. Then it’s time to ‘personally’ introduce you to a Kimberley icon – The Horizontal Falls. Experience the awesome power of the region’s huge tidal range in an exhilarating tender ride and then climb aboard your air conditioned helicopter for a view of the falls that very few experience. Then – you will have hardly had a chance to catch your breath when, for those who can’t wait one minute longer, Leadline Creek will be the first opportunity to ‘land a barra’! Before you know it, your first day onboard will be coming to an end – but there’s still time to select a fine wine and to enjoy a leisurely evening meal as we cruise to Doubtful Bay.

Day 3: Sale River, Montgomery Reef

This morning is devoted to exploring the Sale River. Fish the mouth for barra and then join naturalists and adventurers alike as we ‘ride the tide’ on a classic river expedition. Enjoy a swim in your very own billabong before returning to the ultimate comfort of the True North. Then, you’ll probably be enjoying lunch as we weigh anchor and cruise for another Kimberley icon – Montgomery Reef. Montgomery is a unique eco-system that must be seen to be believed – and see it you will – as 140 square miles of coral reef rises out of the ocean right before your very eyes. Water cascades from the reef as the tide falls exposing a privileged glimpse of another world. Turtles, dugong, manta rays and every imaginable sea creature abound and the helicopter puts all in perspective!

Day 4: Prince Regent River, King Cascades

The scenery will astound and there are some not to be missed fishing spots as the True North graces the majestic Prince Regent River. At Kings Cascades we manoeuvre the True North right under the falls. Then it’s time for more ‘adventure in the tender’ – a chance to stretch the laces on your hiking boots and an opportunity to swim in yet another picture perfect billabong. The helicopter will be popular again when the first group of intrepid explorers returns from Jurassic Park!

Day 5: Hunter River, Jackson Falls,, Vansittart Bay

If you think the Regent was good – wait till ya see the Hunter. With stunning red cliffs set behind rainforest and mangroves – the Hunter River is yet another awesome setting for fishing, mud crabbing, bird watching and just simply exploring. Enjoy an exhilarating hike to the hidden Jackson Falls and there’s even more splendour from the helicopter. Hopefully we’ll have time for a sunset drink on Naturaliste Island and then it’s an overnight cruise to Vansittart Bay.

Day 6: Bradshaw Rock Art, Eagle Falls, Koolama Bay

Today there will be an opportunity to see the “Bradshaws” – possibly the oldest art known to man. The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always a ‘big hit’- enjoy a sumptuous picnic lunch amidst breathtaking scenery. The tenders will also be busy exploring local beaches and creeks. Overnight we cruise to Koolama Bay.

Day 7: King George Falls, Tranquil Bay

Yet another mighty Kimberley river – The King George. As soon as the tide is high enough, we’ll cross the sand bars at the mouth to reveal even more breathtaking river vista. Then our journey upstream will take us to the very ‘jewel in the crown’ – The King George Falls. Here we anchor at the base of the Twin Falls and you will find endless places to explore. Climb, or take the helicopter, to the top of the falls for a cruise highlight. Just the thought of leaving this magnificence will inspire mutiny. Learn about the bombing of a state-ship during WWII, then take a stroll at Tranquil Bay before we continue onto the frontier port of Wyndham.

Day 8: Wyndham

Your courtesy coach will arrive at approximately 0800 hours for transfer to Kununurra and your crew will already be looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you aboard the mighty True North.

2018 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin Share
May: 5, 26$13,595.00$16,995.00$18,995.00
June: 16$13,595.00
$16,995.00$18,995.00
July: 7, 28$13,595.00$16,995.00$18,995.00
August: 18$13,595.00$16,995.00$18,995.00
2019 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin Share
May: 4, 25$14,595.00$17,995.00$19,995.00
June: 15$14,595.00$17,995.00$19,995.00
July: 6, 27$14,595.00$17,995.00$19,995.00
August: 17$14,595.00$17,995.00$19,995.00
Inclusions 
Meals: All meals & non-alcoholic beverages on board
Accommodation:7 nights on-board the True North
Crew: 22 Australian Crew
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary
** Scenic Helicopter flights extra charge
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True North – Kimberley Barra Bonanza

A True North Kimberley Wilderness Cruise with more time for fishing. Stalk elusive barramundi when conditions are at their best. Arm-wrestle giant trevally, lure smashing mackerel and ‘fine-eaters’ such as mangrove jack and fingermark. And, at the same time keep everyone in the gang happy with stunning sojourns to many of the Kimberley coast’s iconic destinations.

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

Day 1: Wyndham – Welcome Aboard the True North

Your “welcome aboard” the magnificent True North is in the frontier port of Wyndham. Embarkation is at 1700 – time for a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before departing at approximately 1730. Then introduce yourself to the delights of True Norths’s revered dining saloon as we begin an overnight cruise to Cape Domett.

Day 2: Cambridge Gulf – Cape Comett

Let the action begin. The expedition boats will be away early for our first ‘crack at the fish’ Your guides will take the expedition boats deep into the mangroves on this eastern side of the Cambridge Gulf where hopefully it will be time for an early introduction to one of the Kimberley’s most famous residents – the mighty barramundi.  Fingers crossed we can lure some of these prized fish into the expedition boats for some even more-prized photo opportunities.

After lunch trolling in the Cape Domett area is likely to produce hefty pelagics such as arm-wrenching trevally and lure smacking mackerel.  A couple of good-sized goldens and some leaping queenfish will open the sashimi account!

Day 3: Jade Creek – Atlantis Bay – King George Falls – Nulla Nulla

In the morning we’ll target barramundi, golden trevally and reef species in Jade Creek and Atlantis Bay.

Then as soon as the tide is high enough we’ll cross the sand bars at the mouth of the mighty King George.  Our journey upstream will thereafter reveal a breathtaking river vista and, the very ‘jewel in the crown’ – The King George Falls.  Here we anchor at the base of the falls and you will find endless places to explore.  Climb, or take the helicopter to the top of the falls for a cruise highlight.

If time and tide permit, a heli-fish in the revered waters of Nulla Nulla can sometimes produce once in a lifetime encounters with ravenous barramundi.  And after all the day’s action is complete – relax with a much-deserved beverage as a blazing Kimberley sun slowly sinks into the sea!

Day 4: Vansittart Bay

Wake this morn to find the True North at anchor in Vansittart Bay and join an early morning expedition to see the “Bradshaws” – possibly the oldest art known to man.  The expedition boats will also visit Rocky Cove and Wade Creek in search of barramundi, fingermark bream and mangrove jack.

The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always a ‘big hit’ – enjoy a sumptuous picnic lunch amidst breathtaking scenery.

Whilst you are away the True North will move to the Osborn Islands and after a ‘day at the falls’ the keenest on-board can head back-out for a late afternoon session with the mackies!

Day 5 & 6: Mitchell River

There’s so much to see and do in the Mitchell River – we have allocated 2 days to explore this icon of the Kimberley.

The ‘Mitchell’ is renowned for big barra and even bigger crocs.  The expedition boats will head up-stream to scenic Surveyors Creek – a great place for a swim (no crocs here!)  The fishers will continue the hunt for the barra as well as ‘great to eat’ threadfin salmon and, the helicopter will offer spectacular flights over the Mitchell Falls.  At the end of each day – join the crew for cocktails and other delights in the ship’s bar before revelling in more unique dining experiences in the True North’s ‘marri inspired’ dining saloon.

There will also be more ‘Mackie sessions’ at Cape Voltaire and the Montalivet Islands and,  the opportunity to go heli-camping to Cherubin Falls promises to be yet another cruise highlight.

Day 7: Roe River

The Roe River is yet another opportunity to catch a barra as we explore a river that boats one of the highest crocodile counts in the Kimberley!

The Roe was named after the first Surveyor-General of Western Australia – John Septimus Roe who conducted numerous expeditions along the Kimberley coast between 1829 & 1849 and, the ship’s helicopter will dramatically demonstrate the maze of creeks and endless coast that the early explorers encountered!

The mouth of the Roe River is another ‘hotpot’ for threadfin salmon and in the afternoon we’ll sail into Prince Frederick Harbour and the mouth of the Hunter River for sunset drinks in Art Island.

Day 8: Broome

One last chance to land a barra or maybe the biggest ‘jack’ of the trip as we explore the spectacular ‘Hunter’. Then it’s time for your scenic heli-transfer to the Mitchell Plateau and light-aircraft flight to Broome. Our crew will already be looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you aboard the mighty True North.

2018 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin Share
August: 25$13,595.00$16,995.00$18,99500
September: 01$13,595.00$16,995.00$18,995.00

2019 Dates & PricesOcean Class Twin ShareRiver Class Twin ShareExplorer Class Twin Share
August: 24, 31$14,595.00$17,995.00$19,995.00

Inclusions 
Meals: All meals & non-alcoholic beverages on board
Transport:Light aircraft transfer from Mitchell Plateau to Broome.
Accommodation:7 nights on-board the True North
Crew: 22 Australian Crew
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary
** Scenic Helicopter flights extra charge
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Broome to the Bungles

Short of time and want the best value Bungle Bungles trip in the Kimberley? Check out one of the world’s most unique landscapes at the famous Bungle Bungles. Explore the outback oasis of Windjana Gorge, searching for freshwater crocodiles, local birdlife and indigenous bushtucker. Venture into Tunnel Creek to discover stalactites, secret caves and a large variety of wildlife. Swim in an idyllic waterhole and don’t miss a cruise on the waters of Geikie Gorge before returning to Broome.

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

Day 1: Geikie Gorge & Fitzroy Crossing

We ease into our adventure as we travel east towards Fitzroy Crossing. Visit the Old Fitzroy Crossing and colourful Mangkaja Aboriginal Arts Centre before joining a local National Park Ranger on a guided cruise through majestic Geikie Gorge that nature carved between the Geikie and Oscar Ranges. Learn of the fascinating geology of this natural wonder and discover the huge array of wildlife, including freshwater crocodiles, birds and fish. That evening, camp by the Fitzroy River and enjoy our famous Kimberley BBQ.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 2 & 3: Purnululu National Park: Bungle Bungles

Visit the gold rush town of Halls Creek and see the remarkable China Wall enroute to Purnululu National Park, home of the magnificent Bungle Bungles. On arrival in Purnululu, there is time to orient ourselves and settle into our Safari Camp. After a delightful bush sunset, relax with a delicious meal and evening under the stars. Spend the next day exploring the highlights of this extraordinary National Park, the most famous of which are the Bungle Bungle domes. Rivers created this landscape of unique orange and black striped ‘beehive’ geological formations over a period of 20 million years. Unbelievably, only the locals knew it existed until the early 1980’s. To protect its unique landscape, the area was made a national park in 1987 and now enjoys World Heritage status. We explore the 2km long Echidna Chasm, known for its towering Livistonia Palm trees, and take a short walk (2-3km) into stunning Cathedral Gorge, where towering rocks create a natural amphitheatre. There is time in the afternoon to take an optional scenic helicopter flight and enjoy a birds-eye view of the beehive domes (approx $450pp, own expense) to put it all into perspective.

Hotel: Kimberley Wild Expeditions Bungle Bungles Safari Camp, 2 nights

Day 4: Mimbi Caves

We bid farewell to Purnululu and travel to the ancient realm of Mimbi Caves, one of Western Australia’s largest cave systems, in the heart of Gooniyandi Country. Spiritually significant, these limestone caves are one of the oldest identified sites of human occupation in Australia. Delve into Dreamtime with our local Gooniyandi guide who shares traditional stories and reveals the secrets of Mimbi Caves, a sanctuary of crystal clear pools, rare fossils and ancient rock art. Share fresh damper and billy tea with the Gooniyandi traditional owners before we head for Fitzroy Crossing.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 5: Windjana Gorge & Tunnel Creek

Following another night by the Fitzroy River, we head for Bunuba country – once a Devonian reef, this terrain is over 350 million years old and home to a diverse array of animals and plants. In the morning we seek the adventure of Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre cave system in which we discover secret caves and a large variety of wildlife. It is here we also learn the legend of Jandamarra, an Aboriginal freedom fighter who used the tunnel as a hide-out in the late 1800’s. Freshen up with a swim in the idyllic waterhole at the end of the tunnel before we travel to the geological wonder of Windjana Gorge, a delightful oasis in the outback. Beneath gorge walls rising 90m, we enjoy a picnic lunch and search for freshwater crocodiles, local birdlife and Indigenous bushtucker. The Gibb River Road then leads us from the picturesque Napier Ranges as we begin the return to Broome via the Derby ‘Boab Prison Tree’.

2021 Dates & Prices - CampingTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 04, 11, 18$1,795.00No Single Supplement
June: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$1,795.00No Single Supplement
July: 06, 13, 20, 27$1,795.00No Single Supplement
August: 03, 10, 17, 31$1,795.00No Single Supplement
September: 07, 14, 21, 28$1,795.00No Single Supplement

2020 Dates & Prices - Camping PlusTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 05, 12, 19, 26 $2,025.00$2,275.00
June: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30 $2,025.00$2,275.00
July: 07, 14, 21, 28 $2,025.00$2,275.00
August: 04, 11, 18, 25 $2,025.00$2,275.00
September: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$2,025.00$2,275.00
2021 Dates & Prices - Camping Plus
May: 04, 11, 18$2,095.00$2,395.00
June: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29$2,095.00$2,395.00
July: 06, 13, 20, 27$2,095.00$2,395.00
August: 03, 10, 17, 31$2,095.00$2,395.00
September: 07, 14, 21, 28$2,095.00$2,395.00

Inclusions 
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport: Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:Camping: Camping (2 nights), Bungle Bungle Safari Camp - shared facilities (2 nights)

Camping Plus: Safari Cabin - with ensuite (2 nights), Bungle Bungle Safari Camp - shared facilities (2 nights)
Guide: Experienced 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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Cape Leveque & Kimberley Coast

Cape Leveque and the Dampier Peninsula is one of the most spectacular coastal environments in Western Australia, and the perfect place to experience indigenous culture in the Kimberley. Visit historical local communities, see the exquisite pearl shell altar in Beagle Bay church, discover the art of pearling at one of Australia’s oldest family-owned pearl farms – Cygnet Bay, enjoy an insight into indigenous Bardi-Jawi lifestyle and take a remarkable boat cruise through the islands of the giant tides, culminating in a night at our private Safari camp.

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

Day 1: Beagle Bay, One Arm Point & Buccaneer Archipelago

The Dampier Peninsula is an extraordinary blend of pristine beaches and dramatic coastlines, rich in traditional Aboriginal culture. Travelling up the red 4WD track, learn about the region’s fascinating history from our guided commentary. Our first stop is the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, home of the Beagle Bay Church with its glimmering pearl shell altar, for morning tea. Soon we arrive at the One Arm Point Community, perched on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, to visit the Community’s aquaculture hatchery, complete with barramundi, pearl and trochus shell. After a picnic lunch we head for the remote Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm. In 1946 Dean Brown skippered a rickety wooden lugger into an unknown frontier to discover this hidden paradise: his descendants continue to operate what is now the oldest Pearl Farm in Australia. Embark an extraordinary Sea Safari through the Islands of the Giant Tides to experience the remarkable tidal flows of King Sound. As dusk approaches we head for our private Safari Camp, exclusive to our travellers.

Hotel: Cygnet Bay Coastal Safari Camp

Day 2: Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, Kooljaman & Cape Leveque

Return to the pearl farm to gain an insight into this remote pearling industry on the Farm Tour, concluding with an in-depth pearl grading and appreciation session that will leave you feeling like a pearl expert! Come mid morning, we travel across the peninsula to beautiful Kooljaman at Cape Leveque. You may like to discover the rugged red cliffs for which the area is famous or take one of the lovely walks. Alternatively you may prefer to enjoy a swim off the pristine beach. Driving back through the dusk, keep an eye out for wildlife before arriving at your accommodation at approximately 6.00pm.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 01, 08, 13, 15, 22, 27, 29$895.00No Single Supplement
June: 05, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26$895.00No Single Supplement
July: 01, 03, 08, 10, 17, 22, 24, 31$895.00No Single Supplement
August: 05, 07, 14, 19, 21, 28$895.00No Single Supplement
September: 02, 04, 11, 18, 25$895.00No Single Supplement
Inclusions 
Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Transport: Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:1 night Safari Tent - shared facilities
Guide: Experienced 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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Kimberley Complete

The Kimberley Complete our most popular journey that lives up to its name. From a helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls to standing under the beehive domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, you’ll explore the Kimberley from every angle. Enter remote gorges. Soak in thermal pools. Examine ancient Indigenous art. And along the way, you’ll stay at APT’s exclusive wilderness lodges.

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

Day 1: Arrive in Broome

Arrive in Broome, where we meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel, Broome’s iconic Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure. This evening, a relaxed dinner gives you the chance to meet your fellow travellers.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

Day 2: 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 River Lodge

Day 3: 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’s exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights

Day 4: 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 5: Echidna Chasm, 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, 2 nights

Day 6: Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra

Travel to Lake Argyle and join a wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From a modern shaded vessel, discover the area’s ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations. Later, enjoy sunset while cruising on Lake Kununurra. Keep an eye out for wildlife and soak up the views as your boat makes its way through winding creeks and picturesque lagoons.

Day 7: Parry’s Lagoon, Wyndham, El Questro Wilderness Park

Visit Parry’s Lagoon this morning, home to an array of birdlife. Next it’s on to Wyndham, where you’ll soak up the views of the Cambridge Gulf from the Five Rivers Lookout. Stop for lunch before arriving at El Questro, a sprawling wilderness area which covers 700,000 acres. Afterwards, continue to Emma Gorge Resort, located in the heart of El Questro.

Hotel: El Questro – Emma Gorge Resort

Day 8: El Questro Wilderness Park, Home Valley Station

Hike to Emma Gorge where you’ll be rewarded with a swim beneath a towering droplet waterfall. Afterwards head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Relax as you soak in the hot springs and leave feeling refreshed. Continue to the iconic Home Valley Station, crossing the Pentecost River along the way. Nestled in the midst of the sweeping Cockburn Range, it’s not hard to see why this immense cattle property was used as the setting for Baz Luhrmann’s blockbuster film, ‘Australia’. Tonight, head to a spectacular viewpoint just in time for sunset. Soak up the breathtaking views with a glass of bubbly and watch as the ever-changing colours dance over the Cockburn Range.

Hotel: Home Valley Station

Day 9: Gibb River Road, Mitchell Plateau

Back on the Gibb River Road, ford the mighty Durack River, then turn off and travel north on the Kalumburu Road towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau. Along the way, stop at Drysdale River Station for lunch. Afterwards, enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes.

Hotel: APT’s exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights

Day 10: Mitchell Falls, Helicopter Flight

Today you have a full day to discover the beauty of Mitchell Falls, with its tiered waterfalls and Indigenous rock art. When available, local Indigenous guides will join the adventure. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rarely seen rock art. Continue to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at the incredible Mitchell Falls. Go for a swim in the pools above the falls then take an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls and the surrounding wilderness back to your 4WD vehicle (or if you prefer, hike back with your guide).

Day 11: Bradshaw Art (Gwion Gwion), King Edward River, Drysdale River Station

Visit Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) rock art galleries and swim in the clear waters at King Edward River. Cross Drysdale River and arrive at Drysdale River Station.

Hotel: Drysdale River Station

Day 12: Manning Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Gibb River Road

At Manning Gorge, you’ll enjoy lunch in the shade of boab trees. Look out for the region’s bird life and enjoy a refreshing swim in the pristine water under paperbarks. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole, the ideal spot for a refreshing swim.

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

Day 13: Bell Gorge

Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where spectacular cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Should you be feeling particularly energetic, you may take the opportunity to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a relaxing dip below the cascading waterfall.

Day 14: Wunaamin Miliwundi Range, Derby, Broome

Back on the Gibb River Road, travel through the Wunaamin Miliwundi Range Conservation Park to Derby, where you will visit the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Later this evening, perhaps enjoy a drink before a farewell dinner at your resort.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

Day 15: Depart Broome

Discover the delights of Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa as you enjoy your day to unwind at leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight home as your Kimberley Complete tour comes to an end.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveller
April: 30, 30$9,995.00$12,495.00
May: 03, 04, 05, 07, 14, 18, 20, 24, 26, 28, 31$10,495.00 $13,045.00
June: 03, 05, 08, 11, 15, 20, 21, 23, 27, 28, 30$10,695.00$13,245.00
July: 02, 07, 08, 13, 14, 18, 24, 26, 28$10,695.00$13,245.00
August: 02, 07, 08, 09, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 24, 25, 29, 31$10,695.00$13,245.00
September: 02, 05, 07, 09, 13, 15$9,995.00$12,495.00
** Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Inclusions 
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
Transport: Airport transfers & Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:6 nights at APT Wilderness Lodges & 8 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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Iconic Kimberley

On is Iconic Kimberley trip explore the Mitchell Plateau and Purnululu National Park on this epic 4WD adventure. Stay at APT’s exclusive wilderness lodges and discover natural wonders including the iconic Bungle Bungle Range and Mitchell Falls.

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

Day 1: Arrive Broome

Arrive in Broome, where we meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel, Broome’s iconic Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa. Settle in and enjoy the evening at leisure. Head to the Sunset Bar and Grill and soak up the views of Broome’s incredible sunset as you enjoy a welcome dinner.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Day 2: Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek

Journey on the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above pristine white sands and fossils lay embedded in the gorge walls. Next it’s on to Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre-long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. Wade through the cool waters that fill the tunnel and emerge on the other side to a serene oasis.

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

Day 3: Bell Gorge

Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. You might like to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a dip in the waterfall below. Alternatively, relax in the shade and enjoy a spot of birdwatching.

Day 4: Galvans Gorge, Manning Gorge, Drysdale River Station

Travel through the heart of Kimberley cattle country to Galvans Gorge, where a refreshing swim awaits. Then, continue to the beautiful Manning Gorge, where you’ll enjoy lunch before arriving at the historic cattle station of Drysdale River Station.

Hotel: Drysdale River Station

Day 5: Mitchell Plateau, King Edward River

Explore the Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) rock art galleries of the Mitchell Plateau before a swim in the clear waters of the King Edward River.

Hotel: APT’s exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights

Day 6: Mitchell Falls

A world of waterfalls awaits your discovery today. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls and view rarely seen rock art. See Big Mertens Falls, then enjoy an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls, or you can hike back to the vehicle with your guide.

Day 7: Gibb River Road, El Questro

Bidding the Mitchell Plateau goodbye, rejoin the Gibb River Road and ford the Durack and Pentecost rivers on the way to El Questro, an incredible cattle station come nature reserve that covers a staggering 700,000 acres.

Hotel: El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort, 2 nights

Day 8: El Questro

Hike to Emma Gorge where you’ll be rewarded with a swim beneath a towering droplet waterfall. Afterwards, head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Relax as you soak in the hot springs and leave feeling revitalised.

Day 9: Purnululu National Park, Echidna Chasm

Journey into Purnululu National Park, home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range. Travel the Spring Creek Track before hiking to Echidna Chasm, a natural cleft in the rock. Later, arrive at your lodge in the heart of the national park.

Hotel: APT’s exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, 2 nights

Day 10: Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge

Explore the magic of Purnululu for yourself and discover the depth of the Bungle Bungle Range. Created by the constant erosion of river movements over 20 million years, the range has both geological and Indigenous cultural significance. Start 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). Toast the day with a glass of bubbly as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range.

Day 11: Ord River, Kununurra

Travel to Lake Argyle today, the largest man-made lake in the Southern Hemisphere. From here, set out on a wildlife cruise along the mighty Ord River. Explore this ecological system that has developed from the damming of the river to create an area rich in native wildlife and flora.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Day 12: Depart Kununurra

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

2021 Dates & PricesTwin Share FromSolo Traveler From
April: 30$8,795.00$10,795.00
May: 06, 16, 19, 22$8,895.00$10,895.00
June: 01, 06, 11, 20$8,995.00$10,895.00
July: 03, 06, 1620, 26$8,995.00$10,895.00
August: 07, 11, 20, 24$8,895.00$10,895.00
September: 03, 06$8,795.00$10,795.00
** Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse
Inclusions 
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
Transport:Custom-designed 4WD vehicle
Accommodation:6 nights at APT Wilderness Lodges & 5 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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Kimberley Coast

Discover the Kimberley Coast of North Western Australia and it’s panorama of rugged mountains, spectacular gorges and majestic waterfalls with True North. The region attracts visitors from all over the world – but not everybody is fortunate enough to truly experience this ancient land.

Purpose built to go where other ships cannot, the stylish adventure cruise ship True North provides a level of access that is the envy of others!

Whilst others sail past – we can safely navigate the Kimberley Coast’s many shallow river systems and provide our guests with intimate access to the region’s iconic nature features.

Our activity-based itineraries include tactile experiences such as hiking, fishing, mud crabbing, picnics, natural history interpretation, seeing the ancient rock art of the Australian Aborigines and exhilarating helicopter rides.

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



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From $13,595.00 per person


A True North Kimberley Wilderness Cruise with more time for fishing. Stalk elusive barramundi when conditions are at their best.
Arm-wrestle giant trevally, lure smashing mackerel and ‘fine-eaters’ such as mangrove jack and fingermark.

 

From $13,595.00 per person

For those pressed for time – here is the flagship Kimberley Ultimate itinerary condensed into a single week voyage on board the True North. This Snapshot itinerary features several Kimberley icons including the King George Falls, the Hunter River, the Prince Regent River, Montgomery Reef and the Horizontal Waterfalls.

 



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From $17,995.00 per person


A True North Kimberley Cruise with a difference. Experience the emotive beauty that accompanies the end of the wet season. Experience the Kimberley’s renowned summer storms and spectacular light shows. Experience thundering waterfalls and swollen billabongs. And, not forgetting unexplained rock-art, extraordinary wildlife and monster barramundi.

 

From $21,595.00 per person

For 30 years True North Cruises’ flagship adventure has been the Kimberley Ultimate. During this time the Kimberley Ultimate has also become known as one of Australia’s most exclusive holiday experiences – and for good reason. The Ultimate is simply 2 weeks of lavish indulgence.

 

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