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DAY 1 - Broome to Darwin tour

Your Kimberley off-road tour will start when we pick you up from your accommodation at 6am and begin our journey by making our way to the Gibb River Road.  Our first stop will be at the impressive Derby Prison Tree before continuing on to Windjana Gorge where your guide will tell you stories of Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance.  Afterwards, we will visit Tunnel Creek before making camp.

Highlights: Derby Prison tree, Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge, Fitzroy River.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: L, D

Boab Prison tree, Derby

Boab Prison tree, Derby

 
Wandjina rock art in the Kimberley

Wandjina rock art in the Kimberley

Day 2 - Broome to Darwin tour

Today our Kimberley off road adventure will start with a visit to the remarkable teared waterfall known as Bell Gorge in the King Leopold Conservation Park where you will have the opportunity to swim.  In the afternoon we will swim at either Galvans or Adcock Gorge depending on the seasonal conditions.  Our last stop for the day will be our bush camp.

Highlights: Bell Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Adcock Gorge, Windjana rock paintings. 
Estimated hiking distance: 6km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

DAY 3 - Broome to Darwin tour

We start the day with a hike into Manning Gorge where you can swim as well as see the ancient Kimberley Bradshaw rock art and spot the Northern Red-Faced turtle.  We will then continue along the Gibb to our camp, taking some mini off-road diversions to see rock art sites and lookouts along the way.

Highlights: Manning Gorge, Bradshaw rock art paintings and travel the Gibb River Road.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, D

Manning Gorge in the Kimberley

Manning Gorge in the Kimberley

 
El Questro Gorge in the Kimberley

El Questro Gorge in the Kimberley

Day 4 - Broome to Darwin tour

Today we will cross the Kimberley's Pentacost River before we hike into the Cockburn Ranges to Emma Gorge where you will be able to swim in the cool waters.  Afterwards, we will embark on an adventurous hike up El Questro Gorge where you will be rewarded with a refreshing swim.  Tonight, we will stay at the famous El Questro station, where you can quench your thirst at the Swinging Arm Bar and rub shoulders with the locals and fellow travellers.

Highlights: Pentecost River crossing, El Questro Gorge, Emma Gorge and camping at El Questro.
Estimated hiking distance: 6km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

Day 5 - Broome to Darwin tour

This morning we make a stop at a series of crystal-clear hot springs known as Zebedee Springs.  Here, we will take a moment to admire the scenery and relax in the spring-fed pools.  After Zebedee Springs we will get back on the road and head into the Bungle Bungles for a visit to Echidna Chasm.  We will set up camp in Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles). 

Highlights: Zebedee Springs, Echidna Chasm and camping in the Bungle Bungles.
Estimated hiking distance: 6km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, D

Emma Gorge in the Kimberley

Emma Gorge in the Kimberley

 
Bungle Bungles Range in the Kimberley

Bungle Bungles Range in the Kimberley

Day 6 - Broome to Darwin tour 

Today we hike to Cathedral Gorge as well as the Window and Piccaninny Creek Lookout, all in Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles).  You’ll also have the option to go on a helicopter flight starting from $299 for an 18-minute scenic flight.  Afterwards we will head to our campsite.

Highlights: Whip Snake gorge, Cathedral gorge, the Window, Piccaninny creek and an opportunity to to ride in a helicopter.
Estimated hiking distance: 8km +
Opportunity to swim? Possibly.
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

Day 7 - Broome to Darwin tour

This morning we make a stop in Kununurra before heading on to Lake Argyle, Australia’s largest man-made lake, where you have the option of a cruise (approx. $40). We will then venture on to our campsite.

Highlights: Lake Argyle, Carr Boyd Range and Durack Ranges.
Estimated hiking distance: 2km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, D

Rock Wallaby at Lake Argyle

Rock Wallaby at Lake Argyle

 
Forest Kingfisher in the Kimberley

Forest Kingfisher in the Kimberley

Day 8 - Broome to Darwin tour

Today we cross the border into the Northern Territory and visit Gingers Hill in Keep River National Park to learn about some of the local Aboriginal history.  Our next stop will be in Jubarra (Gregory) National Park, where you will see Gregory’s tree.  The tree is a sacred site to the Ngarinyman people and is named after explorer Augustus Gregory and his party, who camped near it in 1855.  We will then continue our journey north and finish our day in the Victoria River region where we’ll discover some ancient rock art and set up camp for the night.

Highlights: Keep River National Park, Gingers Hill, rock paintings, Victoria River and Gregory National Park.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Possibly.
Meals provided: B, L, D

DAY 9 - Broome to Darwin tour

Edith Falls, Nitmiluk National Park

Edith Falls, Nitmiluk National Park

On the final day of the Kimberley off-road adventure tour we will take a dip in Edith Falls for a refreshing swim before making our way to the capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin.  On route we will stop at the intriguing Magnetic termite mounds before dropping you off at your accommodation in or near the city. 

Highlights: Edith Falls, Magnetic termite mounds and Darwin.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes
Meals provided: B, L