8 Day Guided Package " Kimberley Adventure"

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Special:A$5695.00 pp twin share**
Small Group 4WD Tour with Experienced Guide


This package allows you to explore the Kimberley in the safety and comfort of a a purpose built small group 4WD. Your guide is professional and knowledgeable and your stay in remote wilderness areas are in purpose built safari tents and luxury accommodation. Gone are the days of putting up your own tent, sleeping on the ground, and fumbling around in the dark using temporary toilet facilities.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Broome, Derby, Gibb River Road, Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge.
Depart Broome at 7.00 a.m. to begin your exploration of the awe inspiring Kimberley region. At Derby, you visit the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be more than 1,000 years old. This hollowed tree was used as a prison cell during the region’s early days. You continue your journey on the Gibb River Road, and travel to remarkable Tunnel Creek, a 750 metre long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. With torch in hand, you wade through the cool waters to view the wonderful oasis that awaits you on the other side. At Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above white sands, see the ancient marine fossils embedded in the gorge walls. You may also see freshwater crocodiles lazing on the banks of the Lennard River, which runs through the gorge. Continue to the wilderness camp, in the heart of Ngarinyin country

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge), Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 2. Bell Gorge, Hiking and Swimming.

Back on the Gibb River Road, you travel through Outback landscapes to Bell Gorge, where rugged cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. The afternoon is yours to explore the spectacular scenery. Take a swim below the waterfall which feeds the lower pool or go birdwatching. The energetic can choose from a number of hiking opportunities. This is the perfect place to simply relax and enjoy the surroundings. Head back to the wilderness camp and relax before dinner.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge), Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

 

Day 3. Galvans Gorge, Barnett River Gorge.
Today, travel through the heart of Kimberley cattle country to discover some of the region's most beautiful and most secluded gorges. At Galvans Gorge, a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole where you can inspect the rock art on the gorge walls and perhaps take a leisurely swim in the refreshing waters. Afterwards, rejoin the Gibb River Road and ford the mighty Durack River, which was named after the region's most famous pioneering family. Then cross the Pentecost River into El Questro Station - one million stunning acres in the Kimberley wilderness. Tonight relax with your fellow travellers and enjoy a delicious dinner at Emma Gorge Resort.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Tented Cabin - Emma Gorge), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 4. El Questro Station, Emma Gorge.
Today you have the whole day to discover the wonders of El Questro for yourself. Starting early this morning, join a hike into Emma Gorge, where you can indulge in a refreshing swim over to the towering droplet waterfall. Then, with a local ranger, cruise Chamberlain Gorge, a fresh waterway fringed by tropical vegetation and rugged escarpments. Later in the afternoon, walk to beautiful Zebedee Springs to soak in the natural thermal pools surrounded by lush ferns and palms. After a rejuvenating soak, return to El Questro Resort for the night.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Tented Cabin - Emma Gorge), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 5. World Heritage Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park, Echidna Chasm.
Farewell El Questro this morning and journey to Purnululu National Park, one of Australia's most fascinating landmarks. World Heritage-listed in 2003, the national park is home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range. The range rises up to 578 metres above sea level and stands above a woodland and grass covered plain, with steep cliffs on the western plain. Formed by constant erosion and river movements over 20 million years, the Range has both geological and Indigenous cultural significance. It's an imposing sight; and one that you are sure to remember forever. During your time here, you'll marvel at the domes from afar, then step inside the range to discover the hidden world of gorges, pools and incredible fauna that exists inside. As the sun begins to set over the range, enjoy a complimentary drink and savour a truly magnificent sight.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 6. Cathedral Gorge, Beehive Domes.
Today you will discover the magic of Purnululu for yourself, and learn that it's not just the Bungle Bungle Range that this incredible region is famous for. Join a gentle hike along a Livistona palm-fringed trail - regarded as one of the best in Australia - into Echidna Chasm, a spectacular cleft in the rock massif. From here, continue on to Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the high walls of the Bungle Bungle domes. Y our next stop is the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge, a spacious cavern rising high into the sky where you can test your vocal chords. As you wander through, marvel at the beehive domes while your guide brings the natural history of the range to life. Learn about bushtucker, bush medicine and the area's significance to local Aboriginals.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 7. Halls Creek, Fitzroy Crossing
Farewell the Bungle Bungle and visit historic Halls Creek. See China Wall, a natural formation of white quartz projecting above the surrounding rocks and winding over tens of kilometres. This afternoon head to Fitzroy Crossing on the banks of the Fitzroy River.

Inclusions: Accommodation (Fitzroy Crossing), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

Day 8. Geikie Gorge Cruise, Broome.
Enjoy an active morning exploring Geikie Gorge, where annual flooding has created a bleached effect on the sandstone walls. Our unique cruise is guided by a traditional Aboriginal land owner. After lunch, we travel to Broome, where the tour concludes. ** Exclusive Your Package includes a nights accommodation

Inclusions: Accommodation (Special Free Nights Accommodation), Breakfast, Lunch,

Accommodation Overview

Broome

Special Free 1 nights accommodation. Choice of Accommodation*

Imintji

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

Marunbabidi

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

Ungolan

2 night Safari Tent with linen provided. facilities include nearby dining room showers & toilets.

El Questro

2 nights Safari Tent at Emma Gorge with ensuite and nearby bar & restaurant.

 

Kununurra

2 night at the Country Club Kununurra

Bungle Bungles

2 nights Deluxe Safari Tent with wooden timber floor own ensuite.

Fitzroy Crossing

1 night motel room with ensuite pool bar and restaraunt

Package Extra: 1 Nights Broome Accommodation (Free)

* Exclusive Extra * Free Broome Accommodation

With beautiful Cable Beach, sunshine and idyllic weather, Broome offers the perfect start or end to your Kimberley adventure. So why not take advantage of our special free night and our special pre and post tour accommodation rates.

 

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Package Summary
Package Description 8 Day Kimberley Adventure
Valid Travel between 15 May, 2013 to 15th Oct, 2013
Departs

Selected Dates May through Oct

Travelers Obligation Traveller to organise his/her own flights to & from Broome.
Pricing All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD)
Package Deal :

$5695.00 pp twin share **

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