Magic in the Kimberley (Westbound)

14 days | Departs May to Aug 2024 –
Our magnificent Kimberley experience will take you to a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, breathtaking rock formations & prolific wildlife. Enjoy a spectacular sunset over Broome’s stunning Cable Beach and explore Darwin, the heart of Australia’s Tropical Top End where you will enjoy a tour to Kakadu & city sightseeing.

Departs
Darwin
Returns
Broome
Meals included
13 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 12 dinners
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$7,850

per person twin share*

Please note: This amazing Kimberley & the Top End tour is available from all capital cities as a total package. Due to the smaller number & choice of flights to & from Broome that connect with some states, flights are not included in the prices shown on our website. Contact us to add suitable flights for this tour.

Tour Inclusions

  • Motel accommodation throughout your holiday
  • 13 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) & 12 dinners (D)

Tour Highlights

  • Travel aboard a luxurious airconditioned toilet equipped 28 seater safari coach
  • Discover the highlights of Broome including Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park
  • Explore picturesque Windjana Gorge & join a guided walk at Tunnel Creek
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Argyle & visit the famous El Questro Station
  • Optional scenic flight over the iconic Bungle Bungle Range
  • Cruise along the Ord River & Lake Kununurra
  • Experience a cruise along iconic Nitmiluk Gorge in Katherine
  • Explore the world famous Kakadu National Park & cruise on Yellow Water

Day By Day Itinerary

Day 1: Homeport to Darwin (D)
Landing in Darwin you are met by our friendly tour staff and luxury Safari Coach. Settle into the Darwin motel before heading into the City for our first dinner together while getting to know your fellow passengers.
3 nights: Darwin (motel)
Day 2: Kakadu National Park (BD)
Day tour to Kakadu National Park, starting with a visit to Fogg Dam to spot birds on the wetlands. Later a boat cruise on Yellow River with the skipper explaining this ancient, interesting ecosystem. Dinner on the way back to Darwin. Note: park entry and boat cruise included.
Day 3: Darwin Sightseeing (BD)
Into Darwin for a full tour including Battery Point, The Port and the City Centre. Visit to the Darwin Museum; depicting the events of cyclone Tracy in 1974 and the East Point Military Museum; depicting the bombing raids on Darwin in 1942. Free time in the city for dinner. Note: East Point Museum included.
Day 4: Darwin to Katherine (BD)
Down the Stuart Highway to Adelaide River with its beautiful War Cemetery and the gold mining town of Pine Creek to reach Katherine. Afternoon cruise on Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, these gorges and the surrounding landscape have great ceremonial significance to the local Jawoyn people. Note: Gorge Cruise included.
1 night: Katherine (motel)
Day 5: Katherine to Kununurra (BD)
Following the Victoria River through huge cattle stations including the historic Wave Hill Station. Leaving the Northern Territory and on to the hub of the East Kimberley; Kununurra, a truly amazing place, beautiful, fertile, interesting and relaxing.
3 nights: Kununurra (motel)
Day 6: Lake Argyle, Ord River (BLD)
Out to Lake Argyle for an informative cruise on the lake, with the chance to feed fish, spot freshwater crocs and swim. In the afternoon we lower 98m to the bottom of the dam wall to board another cruise, 55km along the Ord River and Lake Kununurra back to our motel. Note: Lake Argyle and Ord River Cruises included.
Day 7: El Questro Station (BD)
Spending the day on El Questro Station. Soaking in the hot springs of Zebedee Springs, lunch at The Station on the Pentecost River before a hike up Emma Gorge into the Cockburn Ranges. Note: Park Fees included.
Day 8: The Bungles, Halls Creek (BD)
Optional morning flight over Lake Argyle and The Bungles. Tour through the irrigated fields and visit the Stonecraft Gallery, Sandalwood Factory and Hoochery Distillery. Leaving Kununurra we cross the Ord River again and reach Halls Creek. Note: Scenic Flight not included, approx. $460
2 nights: Halls Creek (motel)
Day 9: Purnululu National Park, Bungle Bungle Range, Cathedral Gorge (BLD)
Taking the windy Spring Creek Track into Purnululu National Park to visit The Bungle Bungle Range with an elevation as high as 578m. The famous sandstone domes are unusual and visually striking with their stripes in alternating orange and grey bands. The banding of the domes is due to differences in clay content and porosity of the sandstone layers. Take the hike into Cathedral Gorge and around the majestic domes. Return to Halls Creek. Note: Park Entry included.
Day 10: Fitzroy Crossing (BD)
From Halls Creek, one of the early settlements of the Kimberley, now the northern end of the Tanami Track and Canning Stock Route. Past Mary Pool and the Mueller Ranges to Fitzroy Crossing, the Fitzroy River runs 733km from high in the King Leopold Ranges to the mouth in King Sound.
1 night: Fitzroy Crossing (motel)
Day 11: Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Derby (BLD)
East on the Gibb River Road to the Napier Range and Windjana Gorge for lunch before a wander along the Lennard River with a great number of crocodiles basking on the sandbanks in the sun. Skirting the Oscar Range to Tunnel Creek, we have the opportunity to walk through this 750m, 15m wide and up to 12m high tunnel; one of WA’s most interesting natural features. Returning to Derby. Note: Park Entry included.
1 night: Derby (motel)
Day 12: Broome, Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park (BD)
Back on the Great Northern Highway we cross the river for the last time at Willare before reaching the coast at Broome for feeding time at Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park. Note: Crocodile Park included.
2 nights: Broome (motel)
Day 13: Broome (BD)
A relaxing day touring Broome including China Town, the Port and Gantheaume Point. We finish off the tour with dinner watching the sunset on Cable Beach.
Day 14: Depart Broome (B)
Returning home having fallen in love with the winding rivers and rugged escarpments of the Kimberley and the Top End.

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