Untamed Kimberley | Darwin to Broome

Untamed Kimberley
11 Day Tour
Accommodation
Guided Experience
Valued at $5,450*pp/twin Pay from $4,633*pp/twin

Detailed Pricing

Adult Twin Share
Tour package valued at $5,450*pp twin share
Apply Rewards $818
You pay from $4,633*pp twin share

Single Adult
Tour package valued at $6,935 per adult, single room
Apply Rewards $1,040
You pay from $5,895 per adult, single room

Child (5-15yrs) accompanied by an adult
Tour package valued at $4,905 per child
Apply Rewards $736
You pay from $4,169 per child


The Tour

Cruise ancient waterways, hike to magnificent waterholes, discover the rich Ord River Valley and enjoy an exclusive dining experience at a fragrant sandalwood plantation. Revealing rugged red cliffs, cobalt blue waters and vast pastoral leases, this outback journey also provides opportunities for observing teeming wildlife, and relaxing while taking in a magnificent Cable Beach sunset in Broome.

Highlights

  • Tour Darwin’s city sights
  • Cruise Katherine Gorge and see ancient rock art
  • See the Katherine Outback Experience show
  • Visit fascinating Argyle Downs Homestead
  • Take a thrilling boat ride on the Ord River
  • Explore Hidden Valley (Mirima) National Park
  • Dinner at Kununurra Sandalwood Factory
  • Admire views of Kununurra from Kelly’s Knob Lookout
  • Relax on Chamberlain Gorge
  • Hike up Emma Gorge
  • Visit an art gallery featuring indigenous artwork
  • Cruise on Geikie Gorge
  • Learn about the historic Boab Prison Tree at Derby
  • Marvel at a Cable Beach sunset

Package Inclusions

What’s Included:

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers

What to Bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel

Fitness Requirements:

  • Low level of fitness required

Cruise ancient waterways, hike to magnificent waterholes, discover the rich Ord River Valley and enjoy an exclusive dining experience at a fragrant sandalwood plantation. Revealing rugged red cliffs, cobalt blue waters and vast pastoral leases, this outback journey also provides opportunities for observing teeming wildlife, and relaxing while taking in a magnificent Cable Beach sunset in Broome.

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Darwin
Life in cosmopolitan Darwin, Australia’s only tropical capital, is vibrant but unhurried. Take an afternoon tour of the city, then enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner this evening with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a restaurant that affords spectacular waterfront views.

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade
Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2: Darwin – Katherine
Travel south along the Stuart Highway today, stopping at Adelaide River’s poignant War Cemetery. This afternoon, travel on via Katherine to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Later on you’ll meet Tom Curtain during his entertaining show at the Katherine Outback Experience.

Hotel: Paraway Motel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 3: Katherine – Kununurra
Watch the landscape transform dramatically as you journey across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into Western Australia. Pause at the historic Durack Homestead, built in 1895. Later, cruise along the Ord River, which supports an abundance of native fish, birds and marsupials. Experience a magical sunset over the water before your arrival in Kununurra.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 4: Kununurra
Today you may choose between an optional experience early-morning scenic flight over the spectacular beehive-shaped towers of the Bungle Bungle Range or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. Otherwise, tour Kununurra with your Travel Director. This evening, dine on locally-grown produce at a privately-hosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner

Day 5: Kununurra – Emma Gorge
This morning, take a guided tour of an Ord River rum distillery before travelling on to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve (weather permitting) to see egrets, herons, ibis, magpie geese and perhaps even a jabiru or lurking crocodile. Continue to the Gibb River Road to your safari-style tented cabin nestled in an oasis of native pandanus and palms at the foot of the red-hued Cockburn Ranges in the El Questro Wilderness Park.
Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 6: El Questro
Awake to the calls of native birds, and after a hearty breakfast, take a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an extensive waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and soaring escarpments. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure, perhaps taking a dip in the pool, relaxing with a good book on your cabin’s veranda, or joining your Travel Director for a hike to Emma Gorge and a dip in its crystal-clear waterhole.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7: Emma Gorge – Halls Creek
Today join a local Indigenous guide for a tour of the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest source of coloured diamonds. Continue south to the historic town of Halls Creek.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 8: Halls Creek – Fitzroy Crossing
Travel on to the remote township of Fitzroy Crossing this morning, stopping en route at Halls Creek to visit an art gallery with a chance to meet Indigenous artists. This afternoon, cruise with a local guide through magnificent Geikie Gorge, watching for freshwater crocodiles, fruit-bats and wallabies as the 30-metre walls of the gorge tower above you.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 9: Fitzroy Crossing – Broome
Travel through spectacular landscapes today en route to the former pearling outpost of Broome. Enjoy a town tour with your Travel Director, visiting the fascinating Japanese Cemetery and nearby Gantheaume Point, whose rugged red cliffs rise in stark contrast to the cobalt blue waters. Relax with a drink while the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Broome Free Time
Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach and swim in its turquoise waters, or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Farewell from Broome
Say farewell to your fellow travellers when your holiday comes to an end this morning after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Travel Dates

11 Day Guided Holiday
Departs from Darwin

Limited dates, 14 May 2019 – 17 September 2019

Prices may vary according to your departure date.

Other Details

11 Day Tour. This package does not include flights.

Package prices are only applicable when exchanging the total amount of Rewards Dollars per person or as stated. Package prices cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts.

Valued at $5,450*pp/twin Pay from $4,633*pp/twin

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