Kununurra

Explore Kununurra and the East Kimberley your way and in your time. Book some of the best hotels and resorts in the country to make your travelling experience one to remember.

Kununurra is a diverse and breathtaking town – with a wide range of holidays available. Explore the gateway to the East Kimberley and visit El Questro and its 700,000 acres or fly over the Bungle Bungle range.

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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Kimberley Croc Motel
20 River Fig Avenue, Kununurra

Western Australia

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Experience Kimberley Croc Motels famous warm and friendly Kimberley hospitality, at the best value for money motel in Kununurra. Offering clean, comfortable and convenient accommodation, Kimberley Croc Motel is the ideal place to stay for the business or leisure traveller. Enjoy the peaceful, relaxing tropical surroundings, while having the advantage of being centrally located in Kununurra, walking distance access for your business, shopping and dining needs. Your home away from home is the gateway to WAs magnificent Kimberley region.

Lakeview Apartments
31 Victoria Highway, Kununurra,

Western Australia

From $200.00*

per room, per night

Lakeview Apartments is your ideal base while exploring the remarkable East Kimberley Region. Recently refurbished to ensure your stay is a pleasurable experience, enjoy the comforts of our modern & clean 1, 2 & 3 self-contained apartments and studio’s. Relax in our sparkling 10m pool & spa, BBQ in the tropical gardens or just chill out with the free Wi-Fi
available throughout the apartments and property. With magnificent views over Lily Creek Lagoon to the ‘Sleeping Buddha’ sandstone ranges, we are centrally located to the towns shops, dining and entertainment.

Lake Argyle Resort
50 Casuarina Way, Kununurra,

Western Australia

From $369.00*

per room, per night

In the remote East Kimberley is a vast freshwater lake nestled amongst a rugged billion year old landscape. Lake Argyle is Australia’s largest expanse of freshwater covering an area of more than 900 square kilometres and home to a thriving eco system. Nestled on the edge of the Lake, the Resort offers
magnificent scenery and peaceful isolation making it a must see destination when visiting the Kimberley. The Centrepiece of Lake Argyle Resort is the stunning Infinity Pool set on a cliff edge overlooking Lake Argyle.



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Ibis Styles Kununurra

Messmate WayKununurra,

 Western Australia

From $136.00*

per room, per night

ibis Styles Kununurra is only 1 kilometre from the town centre and 4 kilometres from the airport. The hotel features a restaurant, bar, swimming pool and barbeque area. Mirima Hidden Valley National Park is just 3 kilometres away, with other major attractions such as Kellys Knob and the City of Ruins are also within short driving distance. Visitors can also take the historical society walk trail.

Lakeside Resort
50 Casuarina Way, Kununurra,

Western Australia

From $220.00*

per room, per night

Lakeside Resort is situated alongside the stunningly unique Lily Creek Lagoon, 2kms from the town centre, and offers a tranquil relaxing environment to stay while exploring the raw wildness of the Kimberley  Region. Set amongst three acres of lush green lawns, which rolls to the lakes edge, the property houses 24 premier king rooms and 12 standard rooms. Sails Bar & Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner is situated beside the resort style swimming pool surrounded by palms, overlooking the lake.

Hotel Kununurra
37 Messmate Way, Kununurra,

Western Australia


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Hotel Kununurra is locally known as The Pub', the property was built when Kununurra was first established in the early 1960's to service the Ord Irrigation Scheme. Offering friendly and personalised Kimberley style hospitality, this iconic Kununurra property has long been an integral part of Kununurra and today still remains an important meeting place for the community.



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Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments
19 Victoria Highway, Kununurra

Western Australia

From $210.00*

per room, per night

Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments in Kununurra is the perfect place to stay whilst visiting the spectacular East Kimberley region. Located amongst beautiful tropical gardens and overlooking Celebrity Tree Park and Lily Creek Lagoon, the property provides the ideal relaxing environment for your stay in Kununurra.  Choose from spacious studios or fully self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments at Kununurra's newest and only 4.5 star self-contained accommodation. Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments provides the perfect base for your holiday adventure or business trip. The stunning resort-style pool features a Kimberley stone waterfall feature, daybeds, decking and BBQ facilities.

Kununurra Country Club & Resort
47 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra,

Western Australia

From $235.00*

per room, per night


Kununurra is located in the East Kimberley at Western Australia's most northern tip. The region boasts some of the country's most breathtaking and abundant natural wonders including Purnululu National Park (the Bungle Bungles), Mirima National Park and the Mitchel Plateau. Kununurra is also home to Lake Argyle and the Ord irrigation scheme.  Kununurra Country Club Resort offers 4.5 star accommodation located in the heart of Kununurra, providing 88 well appointed, comfortable rooms set in lush tropical gardens. It is the ideal sanctuary for visitors requiring a convenient base from which to explore the East Kimberley Region.

Discovery Parks – Lake Kununurra
Lakeview Drive, Kununurra,

Western Australia

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Located in the rugged East Kimberley region, four hours from Halls Creek and almost halfway between Darwin and Broome. This park is perfectly suited for long and short-term workforce and mining accommodation. Our lush, 10 acre park is unique the only park on the edge of the lake, offering absolute waterfront for many cabins. Accommodation is diverse, from luxurious spa cabins to bungalows with decks, standard cabins and caravan sites. There are plentiful leisure choices here for winding down after work. The river is right on the doorstep, a large shaded pool and green space, shaded waterfront BBQ areas and camp kitchen, on-site convenience store and laundry. Internet access is available at reception. The town centre, with a hotel, cafes and shopping centre is seven minutes up the highway.

* 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 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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Purnululu Experience

Purnululu National Park houses the iconic beehive domes that create the Bungle Bungle Range. While here, venture inside Echidna Chasm, and be sure to test the acoustics of Cathedral Gorge.

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

Day 1: Arrive Kununurra

Today we meet you on arrival in Kununurra and transfer you to your hotel. Take some time to settle in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure before dinner. Be sure to get a good night’s sleep before your journey to Purnululu National Park tomorrow.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Day 2: Kununurra, Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge

Head south on the Great Northern Highway, bound for Purnululu National Park. The park is home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, towering 578 metres above sea level. Standing over a grass-covered plain, steep cliffs form the western face. Created by the constant erosion of river movements over a staggering 20 million years, the range has both geological and Indigenous cultural significance. It is an imposing sight and one that you are sure to remember forever. Catch your first glimpse of the range before venturing to the southern end of the park to explore Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the domes. Your next stop is Cathedral Gorge, a natural amphitheatre of red rock, 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. We can’t think of a more fitting way to end your day of discovery than watching the sunset over the Bungle Bungle Range – with a glass of bubbly in hand, of course. Later tonight, settle into the tranquil ambience of Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, located in the heart of the national park. Recount the day’s adventures as you sit down to dinner with your fellow guests this evening.

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

Day 3: Purnululu National Park, Osmand Lookout, Echidna Chasm

After breakfast, start your day of discovery with a short walk to Osmand Lookout and pause to take in the views over the Osmand Range and surrounding landscape. Afterwards, 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. As you follow a Livistona palm-fringed trail, see striking colour variations dance along the walls of this narrow cleft as the sun beams down into it. Afterwards, return to your wilderness lodge, where you may like to relax on your private deck before a delicious dinner this evening.

Day 4: Purnululu National Park, Kununurra

Today, visit a local Indigenous community and gain an insight into their culture (when available). Then it’s time to farewell the Bungle Bungle Range and travel along the Spring Creek Track through rugged red landscapes before returning 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 Traveler From
May: 29$2,795.00$3,445.00
June: 29$2,795.00$3,445.00
July: 10, 22, 24, 28, 30$2,795.00$3,445.00
August: 05, 13, 22$2,795.00$3,445.00
September: 10, 15$2,795.00$3,445.00
Inclusions 
Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 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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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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Wonders of the Kimberley

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

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

Day 1: Welcome to Broome

Welcome to tropical Broome! Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers and get to know them over a Welcome drink then join them for a delicious dinner at the Sunset Bar and Grill with views of the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, 2 nights

Day 2: 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 6: El Questro

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 7: 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 8: 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 9: 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 10: 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 11: Farewell from Darwin

This morning after breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers when your Wonders of the Kimberley tour comes to an end.

2021 Dates & PricesTwin ShareSolo Traveler
May: 11, 21, 25$5,830.00$7,490.00
June: 04, 08, 22$5,830.00$7,490.00
July: 02, 06, 09, 13, 23, 20, 30$5,830.00$7,490.00
August: 03, 06, 10 17, 20, 31$5,830.00$7,490.00
September:03, 10, 14, 17$5,830.00$7,490.00
Bold dates indicate itinerary operates in reverse

Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 2 lunch, 9 dinners
Transport:Airport Transfers & Travel by luxury coach
Accommodation: 10 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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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
Inclusions 
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

Inclusions 
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

Inclusions 
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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