Essence of the Kimberley

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

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

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

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

Stay: Fitzroy River Lodge

Day 2: Geikie Gorge – Purnululu National Park

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

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

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

Day 4: Echidna Chasm – Kununurra

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

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Day 5: Ord River – El Questro Wilderness Park

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

Hotel: El Questro – Emma Gorge Resort

Day 6: Emma Gorge – Home Valley Station

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

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

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

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

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

Day 9. Bell Gorge, Derby, Depart Broome

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

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

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

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

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