Kimberley Broome Darwin Tours
8 Day Kimberley Broome to Darwin Kimberley Tours
8 day Kimberley Broome to Darwin tours via Gibb River Road Mitchell Falls, El Questro, Bungle Bungles & more
Summary with Details Below – 8 days/7 nights with extension options. Tour from Broome via Derby, Fitzroy Crossing (Geike Gorge cruise), Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Galvans Gorge, Mt Elizabeth Station, Mt Barnett, Mitchell Falls, Drysdale River Station, El Questro, Home Valley Station, Zebedee Hot Springs, Bungle Bungles with flight, Kununurra, Katherine to Darwin. Opportunity to meet with Aboriginal elders, meet Aboriginal artists, visit Wandjina and Bradshaw rock art sites, swim in pristine waterholes on this Gibb River Rd by 4WD tour, Fully Accommodated or camping options. Tour Code KBD8 or Book Tour
8 days Kimberley Darwin to Broome Tours
via Gibb River Road. Kununurra, El Questro, Drysdale, Bell Gorge, Mitchell Falls & Bungle Bungles flights, El Questro cruise – Tour Code KDS8
Depart-Finish Dates – Darwin to Broome – dates – see Book Tour
8 days Kimberley from Broome to Broome Tours
tour via Gibb River Road, with Mitchell Falls & Bungle Bungles flights, El Questro cruise – Tour Code KBS8
Depart-Finish Dates – Broome to Broome – dates – see Book Tour
8 days Kimberley Broome to Darwin Tours
via Gibb River Road, Mitchell Falls & Bungle Bungles flights, El Questro cruise – Code KBS8
Depart-Finish Dates – Broome to Darwin – dates – see Book Tour
Tour itinerary follows for Broome to Darwin below or see REVERSE for Darwin to Broome
Broome to Broome tour departs 730 am via Fitzroy Crossing & Halls Creek with Bungle Bungles day 2 then same as Darwin to Broome tour – See details
Wrap up the Top End – Combine spectacular Kimberley scenery with Top End treats. Experience incredible rock art galleries – learn about Aboriginal culture, lore, men and women’s business, spirituality, bush medicines and food, language and history, ceremony, song and dance. Enriching and fulfilling experiences in the land of the world’s longest surviving culture. Visit special Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) Aboriginal rock art sites. A unique opportunity to learn ancient wisdom, recreating community and nature. Enriching and fulfilling experiences with the world’s longest surviving culture.
Arrive a day earlier to enjoy Broome’s famous Cable Beach, or a scenic flight to the Horizontal Waterfalls or visit the Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Great shopping in Broome’s balmy climate too !
Consider arriving with us from Alice Springs via the Tanami Track, Wolfe Creek Crater and Aboriginal art communities.
Tour itinerary – Broome to Darwin
Day 1 – Departs selected Sundays from Broome 730 am. Visit the famous and sacred Prison Boab Tree, and then Derby highlights including the Derby wharf (30 ft tides!) on King Sound, the worlds longest cattle drinking trough, the new Mowanjum Art Centre (meet the artists, learn and buy from source) at Mowanjum Aboriginal Community. Depart from Derby via the Savannah Way for Fitzroy Crossing. Depart on a river cruise on the mighty Fitzroy River through Geike Gorge. (great birds and wildlife spotting). Overnight at the comfy Fitzroy River Lodge and resort.LD
Day 2 – Depart for Tunnel Creek and mystical Windjana Gorge. We walk/wade through this 600m cave river system (with massive stagnites and stalamites) to a special waterhole. After an optional swim, its Windjana Gorge for a gorge walk at this special creation “waterhole”. Meet the local freshwater crocodiles and exotic bird life (maybe even a rare Gouldian Finch) in this eerie, ancient seabed environment. We travel the Gibb River Road crossing Lennard River, and through the Napier Range at Queen Victoria Pass. We traverse the King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park (great views) via Inglis Gap and visit Imitji store for the last capaccino, and Aboriginal community (Aboriginal art buying options here too). We stop at picturesque Galvan’s Gorge for an optional swim, then travel via Mt Barnett, before our turn off the Gibb River Rd to Mount Elizabeth Station for overnight. Over dinner, hear a few yarns about local characters and history, and catch up with the latest of the cattle industry on this working cattle station. BLD
Day 3 – There are some great rock art galleries in this area, and we visit majestic Bradshaw / Gwion and powerful Wandjina Aboriginal rock art sites. An optional waterhole swim may be available here. Our tour includes an introduction to cattle station life and issues and some brilliant nature & bush tucker stops too. In the afternoon we return to the Gibb River Rd, turn up the Kalumburu Road, and cross the Gibb River to arrive at Drysdale River Station for overnight, and a few more optional Kimberley yarns round the campfire. BLD
Day 4 – From Drysdale River Station, we take a 2 hour scenic flight viewing Mt Hann, Deep Gorge and the Rift, then over the magnificent Prince Regent Nature Reserve. We follow the Prince Regent River, fly over numerous waterfalls, King Cascades, St George Basin, Mt Trafalgar, Prince Frederick Harbour, the Hunter River, Donkins Hill Falls and the spectacular Mitchell Falls. The vast beautiful unspoilt coastline of the wilderness nature reserve is always a heart winner. You may even be lucky enough see crocodiles, dugong and whales. This is a flight over the most remote wilderness area in the world. This is the best way to see this country from the air, the rugged landscape with untouched coastline and tumbling waterfalls will stay in your memory forever. On return from our flight we travel the Gibb River Road to El Questro Station, a million acres of spectacular Kimberley scenery, rivers and gorges. Enroute we stop at a peaceful waterhole, and view spectacular Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gion Gion) rock art. We travel country where some of the Australia movie scenes were filmed, and cross the mighty Pentecost River under the spectacular Cockburn Range. Overnight at El Questro Station. BL Dinner own cost at ELQ restaurant.
Day 5 – This morning enjoy an pre breakfast swim or walk adjacent our accommodation by the Pentecost River. After breakfast relax in the warm waters of the tropical paradise amongst the Livingstonia palms trees at Zebedee hot springs. This morning we also enjoy a walk and optional swim in one of El Questro’s many fabulous gorges. After lunch by the riverside, enjoy a cruise in the Chamberlain River Gorge and the view from Pigeon Lookout over the Pentecost River. We leave El Questro travelling adjacent the Cockburn Ranges and boab trees, having completed the Gibb River Rd, to arrive Kununurra for overnight. BLD
Day 6 – Depart 830 am to experience Kununurra, ‘the eastern gateway to the Kimberley’ and surroundings by air with a morning scenic flight over the renowned Ord Irrigation area, mighty Ord River Scheme and the enormous man made Lake Argyle before arriving at the Bungle Bungle where you transfer to an air-conditioned 4WD. On your short overland travels to Cathedral Gorge learn of the Bungles heritage and hear some of local nature’s hidden secrets. Be amazed on your walk into Cathedral Gorge, where you will be surrounded by the Beehive Domes for which the park is so famous. Arrival into the gorge displays a magnificent amphitheatre designed by nature at its best. Relax in this shaded area and enjoy a memorable picnic lunch before returning on your walk to rejoin the 4WD. Travel to theBungle Bush Camp for afternoon tea then rejoin the aircraft to complete your afternoon scenic flight over the ancient Ragged Ranges and the Argyle Diamond Mine. Arriving back in Kununurra approx. 500 pm. Day includes easy to moderate 3 km walk into Cathedral Gorge via the Beehive Domes. On return, enjoy some free time relaxing by the lake or check out some art bargains. Overnight in Kununurra. Dinner own expense local restaurant. Fly to Darwin option.
Day 7 – Depart Kununurra via spectacular Victoria River mountain landscapes, travelling savannah cattle country, then Timber Creek, and on to the Stuart Highway and enjoy a stop in Katherine by the natural springs. Late afternoon arrive Darwin to your accommodation. BL Optional flights to several major Australian cities which depart Darwin late evening/ early am.
Day 8 – A free day to celebrate your journey. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the many sights or activities Darwin has to offer. Options include a trip to Kakadu or Litchfield National Parks, or simply shop or relax in Darwin’s balmy climate. Tour ends after breakfast. Home Flights depart from Darwin or consider traveling with us to Alice Springs via Kakadu, Katherine Gorge, Lost City & Devils Marbles.
- Scenic Flight over Bungle Bungles & ground tour and walk in to Cathedral & Picanniny Creek
- Mitchell Falls, Prince Regent River & Reserve, Kings Cascades, St George Basin, Prince Frederick Harbour & western coastline on a 2 hour scenic flight from Drysdale
- Cruise Chamberlain River Gorge at El Questro
- Professional and experienced driver / guides
- Long established relationships with local Aboriginal people enriches experiences
- Access to remote areas and rock art sites unreachable by most tour vehicles
- All accommodation, including last night in Broome
- Delicious meals as shown , including vegetarian optional. Celebration dinner at journey end.
- Accommodated sleeping or comfy camping – Your choice. Camp gear is modern and easy to use.
- Optional Accommodation upgrades available if pre booked .
- All World Heritage and National Park entry and accommodation fees
- Aboriginal Art community visits for “direct from artist” purchases
- Contributions of tour price supports Outback Kids and nature care programs.
- You – and Your involvement in a creation much bigger than most can imagine
- 2 dinners own purchase in restaurants
- Accommodation upgrades if required. Available all nights if pre booked
- Flights to and from departure points
Kimberley Traverse – 8 days
Kimberley Broome to Darwin Tour via Gibb River Road
with Bungle Bungle & Mitchell Falls flight
Depart Broome 8 days/7 nights with extension option. Tour from Broome via Derby, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Mornington Sanctuary, Galvins Gorge, Barnett River Gorge, Mt Barnett, Drysdale River Station, Mitchell Falls (flight), El Questro, Home Valley Station, Zebedee Hot Springs, BungleBungles with flight, Kununurra, Katherine to Darwin. Meet Aboriginal elders & artists, visit Wandjina and Bradshaw – Gwion rock art sites, swim in pristine waterholes on this Gibb River Rd by 4WD tour
8 Days / 7 Nights comfy camping or fully accommodated. For 5 nights motel style accommodation upgrade add $695 for twin share rooms. 5 night single supplement $655. See rates at booking link.
Departure most Sundays –
Check dates & rates at link below