DAY 1 - Darwin to Broome tour, $1,899

Your Kimberley off-road tour begins when we pick you up from your Darwin accommodation at 6am and make our first stop at the remarkable Magnetic and Cathedral termite mounds.  We then continue on to Edith Falls for a refreshing swim beneath the waterfall.  Afterwards, we will move on to the Victoria River region for our first bush camp.

Highlights: Cathedral & Magnetic termite mounds, Edith Falls, Katherine Gorge, Victoria River.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes

Estimated travel time: 5 hours
Meals provided: L, D

 Saltwater crocodile

Saltwater crocodile

 
 Victoria River, Gregory National Park

Victoria River, Gregory National Park

DAY 2 - Darwin to Broome tour

We start today with a hike into the Victoria River escarpments to see some of the unique rock paintings and breathtaking scenery in Jubarra National Park.  We then cross the border into Western Australia and visit Lake Argyle, Australia’s largest manmade lake, where you will have the opportunity to take a cruise* ($40).  We will stop off in Kununurra before heading towards our camp. 

Highlights: Rock paintings, Gregory tree, Lake Argyle, opportunity for a cruise.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + 
Opportunity to swim? Yes

Estimated travel time: 5 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

Day 3 - Darwin to Broome tour

Today the Kimberley off road tour heads through the Durack and Carr Boyd Ranges before embarking on a challenging off-road adventure into the Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles) where we will hike into Echidna Chasm and Mini Palms.  Tonight we will camp in the Purnululu (Bungle Bungles) National Park in the Kimberley.

Highlights: Turkey Creek, Durack Ranges, Carr Boyd Ranges, Echidna Chasm, Mini Palms. 
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +
Opportunity to swim? Yes

Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 Echidna Chasm, Bungle Bungle Range in the Kimberley

Echidna Chasm, Bungle Bungle Range in the Kimberley

 
 PIccaninny Creek, Bungle Bungle Range in the Kimberley

PIccaninny Creek, Bungle Bungle Range in the Kimberley

Day 4 - Darwin to Broome tour

Our day starts with a hike through the magnificent Bungle Bungles as we make our way to Cathedral Gorge, Whip Snake Gorge, the Window and Piccaninny Creek Lookout.  There will also be the option of a scenic helicopter flight starting from $269 for an 18-minute scenic tour.  We will then continue on to our campsite.

Highlights: Cathedral Gorge, Whip Snake Gorge, Piccaninny Creek, The Window, optional helicopter cruise, camping in the Bungle Bungles.
Estimated hiking distance: 8km +

Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

Day 5 - Darwin to Broome tour

Today we will start the Gibb River Road and head into the Cockburn Ranges to Emma Gorge, a pristine swimming hole. We then continue onto the famous El Questro station where we will camp for the night.  You will be able to quench your thirst at the Swinging Arm Bar and catch up with the locals and fellow travellers.

Highlights: Cathedral Gorge, Whip Snake Gorge, Piccaninny Creek, The Window, optional helicopter cruise, camping in the Bungle Bungles.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km +

Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

Day 6 - Darwin to Broome tour

Our first stop today is a series of crystal clear hot springs known as Zebedee Springs before embarking on an adventurous hike up the palm-filled gorge known as El Questro Gorge.  At the top you will be rewarded with a swim in the spring-fed waterfall before we trek back to the truck and drive on to our bush camp, which will include crossing the well-known Pentacost River.

Highlights: Zebedee Springs, El Questro Gorge, crossing the Pentecost River, look outs, rock paintings.
Estimated hiking distance: 7km + 
Opportunity to swim? Yes

Estimated travel time: 2-3 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 Emma Gorge in the Kimberley

Emma Gorge in the Kimberley

 
 Manning Gorge in the Kimberley

Manning Gorge in the Kimberley

Day 7 - Darwin to Broome tour

Today we continue our off road tour on the Gibb River Road making stops at lookouts and rock art sites along route.  We will hike into Manning Gorge where you will see ancient Bradshaw rock paintings and have the opportunity to spot the Northern Red-Faced turtle that’s found in the area.  We will enjoy another night bush camping under the stars. 

Highlights: Manning Gorge and Bradshaw rock paintings.
Estimated hiking distance: 6km + 
Opportunity to swim? Yes

Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

Day 8 - Darwin to Broome tour

We start the morning by taking a swim at either Galvans or Adcock Gorge depending on the seasonal conditions.  We then continue on to the remarkable teared waterfall known as Bell Gorge in the King Leopold Conservation Park before heading to our camp. 

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

Estimated travel time: 2 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 Galvans Gorge in the Kimberley

Galvans Gorge in the Kimberley

 
 Tunnel Creek in the Kimberley

Tunnel Creek in the Kimberley

Day 9 - Darwin to Broome tour

We start the day exploring Windjana Gorge and spotting freshwater crocodiles, which are abundant in the area.  As you wonder into the gorge your guide will tell you stories of Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance.  Afterwards we will grab our torches and sink into Tunnel Creek, an amazing limestone cave system where bats and freshwater crocodiles hang out.  We will finish our Kimberley off road tour in Broome in the afternoon but not before a visit to the Derby Boab Prison Tree.

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

Estimated travel time: 4 hours
Meals provided: B, L, D

 

*In the event that the Lake Argyle cruise is not available, this activity will be substituted with the option to hire a canoe ($25) and paddle on the lake.