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  • Cable Beach, Broome

    Cable Beach, Broome

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    Geikie Gorge

  • Emma Gorge

    Emma Gorge

  • Katherine Gorge

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  • Dolphin Watching at Monkey Mia Dolphins Resort

    Dolphin Watching at Monkey Mia Dolphins Resort

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    Kalbarri National Park

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Tour code: WDBP

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The contrasting landscapes of the rugged Kimberley, spectacular coastline and the rich mineral fields will amaze you. Cruise on rivers and gorges, hike to waterholes, tour working mines, relax on sandy beaches and stay in safari style accommodation. Discover the ocean at Broome, Coral Bay and Monkey Mia and the Outback scenery of the Kimberley and Pilbara.

Itinerary

1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017 ?
Day 1
Welcome to Darwin

Welcome to Darwin! This afternoon enjoy a tour of this tropical city. See the mixture of old and new architectural styles and cultural influences including old Government House and the new Northern Territory Parliament building. You'll also see for yourself some of the damage caused to the town during Cyclone Tracy of 1974. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner this evening with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at Wharf One with its spectacular views overlooking the Darwin Waterfront. 

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade, Darwin.

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2
Darwin – Katherine

Travel south along the Stuart Highway stopping at Adelaide River War Cemetery along the way. During WWII, Adelaide River was the headquarters of a large military base. A large cemetery was created especially for those who gave their lives in the service and defense of their country. This afternoon you continue through Katherine to Nitmiluk National Park. Take a relaxing cruise at Katherine Gorge where you'll really feel the spirituality of the land and marvel at the gorges while you spot wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local Traditional Owners, the Jawoyn people. Tonight you'll have dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: Knotts Crossing Resort, Katherine.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner with wine

Day 3-4
Katherine – Kununurra
Day 3: Katherine – Kununurra

Watch the landscape transform as you journey across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into Western Australia. Visit the historic Durack Homestead Museum. The homestead was originally built in 1895 by the famous pioneering Durack family on Argyle Downs Station. It  was faithfully removed brick by brick and reconstructed to become a museum when Lake Argyle, Australia's largest man-made lake was filled.  Later, cruise along the Ord River from Lake Argyle to Kununurra. Prior to Lake Argyle being filled, the Ord River only flowed during the wet season between December and March, now the permanent water supply supports an abundance of life including fish, birds, marsupials and amphibians. Experience a magical sunset on the water before you arrive in Kununurra.

Day 4: Kununurra Sights

Today you can take an optional early morning scenic flight over the spectacular Bungle Bungle beehive domes before a tour of Kununurra, or you may like to forgo your tour of Kununurra for a full day, in depth 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungle. Kununurra is the hub of local industry for agriculture, tourism and mining in the East Kimberley. On your tour of the town today, you'll visit Mirima National Park, which is home to a big variety of wildlife including many species of birds, all manner of reptiles, wallabies, bats, dingoes and echidna.The National Park has great cultural significance to the local Miriwoong people and features intriguing natural rock formations. Afterwards you'll have time to view the town from Kelly’s Knob Lookout before enjoying a free afternoon to relax and unwind.

Aboriginal Cultural Icon This evening, 'You’re invited’ to a privately hosted dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory in the heartland of Kununurra’s Sandalwood plantations. Enjoy a presentation by a local Sandalwood expert and learn about this fascinating industry while you dine on fresh locally grown produce from the Ord Valley, Australia’s next ‘food bowl’.

Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Day 3: Breakfast and Dinner with wine. Day 4: Breakfast and 'You're invited' dinner

Day 5-6
Kununurra – El Questro Wilderness Park
Day 5: Kununurra – El Questro

First up visit Hoochery Distillery, makers of Ord River Rum, the only rum produced in Western Australia! Take a guided tour and hear how Spike Dessert and his family came to open the distillery, before you sit down and try their famous Ord River Rum Cake for morning tea. Delish! Travel to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve (weather permitting) to see the birdlife of this region. Marglu Billabong is an important waterbird feeding and breeding area and it's even a stop off point for migratory birds that come from as far away as Siberia! You'll see egrets, herons, ibises, magpie geese and maybe even a few jabirus and lurking crocodiles. Continue to the Gibb River Road and travel to El Questro Wilderness Park for your stay at Emma Gorge Resort. Nestled at the foot of the rusty red Cockburn Ranges, you won't even know the resort is there as you approach down the dusty dirt road, but before you know it, an oasis of native pandanus and palms appear. Staying in safari style tented cabins, you really feel like you're immersed in nature. It's just magic!

Day 6: El Questro Wilderness Park

This morning rise to the calls of native birds and head to the resort's large verandah for a hearty breakfast with views of the surrounding ranges. Next up you'll travel across the Pentecost River to the hub of El Questro Wilderness Park for a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, a fresh waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and 60 metre tall escarpments. Afterwards, spend a little time at the station and grab a bite for lunch before it's back to Emma Gorge Resort. This afternoon is free for you to relax and enjoy your surrounds. Maybe take a dip in the resort pool, lay back with a good book on your cabin's verandah or if you're up for it, join your Travel Director for a challenging hike to Emma Gorge for a dip in the crystal clear waterhole. This evening after dinner, sit back with a drink and enjoy local entertainment.

Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, El Questro, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner with wine both days

Day 7
El Questro – Halls Creek

Today visit the Argyle Diamond Mine. Located at the traditional Barramundi Dreaming site at Barramundi Gap, it's the world's largest supplier of natural coloured diamonds. The mine has been operating since 1983 and has produced 800 million carats of rough diamond since!  A local Indigenous guide will join you for an extensive behind the scenes look at the diamond mining process and cultural significance of the mine site. Continue south to the historic town of Halls Creek, situated on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, at the doorstep of the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park. The town is rich in Aboriginal and European history and culture. It's passed by Aboriginal songlines and trading paths stretching from coast to coast and is nearby a site where prospector, Charlie Hall found a one kilogram gold nugget in 1885.

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with wine

Day 8
Halls Creek – Fitzroy Crossing

Travel through the Kimberley to the remote township of Fitzroy Crossing. Stop at Yiyili Indigenous community. Yiyili is home to approximately 250 residents living scattered across Louisa Downs, a cattle property owned and operated by the community. In the late 80’s the station was handed back to the Cox family and then leased by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC) from the family on a 99 year lease. The majority of the residents are Cox family members. You'll get the chance to meet some of the family at Laari Gallery, an art gallery located at the community. This afternoon cruise with a local guide through Geikie Gorge, which was formed by the waters of the Fitzroy River tunnelling through the Napier Range. During the wet season, the Fitzroy River rises over 16 metres, staining the limestone walls of the gorge and flooding the national park with seven metres of water. In the dry season, the river transforms itself into a quiet stream strung beneath the towering cliffs of the Devonian Reef. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit bats and wallabies as the 30 metre high walls of the gorge tower above you.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing.

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with wine

Day 9-10
Fitzroy Crossing – Broome Included Choice
Day 9: Fitzroy Crossing – Broome

Travel to the port of Derby and see the fascinating Boab Prison Tree, said to have been used by the first police in the 1890's as an overnight holding cell for indigenous Australians on their way to Derby for sentencing. Continue to the tropical resort town of Broome on the Indian Ocean. This evening  sit back and relax with a drink to watch the spectacular sunset over the ocean before a delicious dinner at the hotel.

Day 10: Broome Included Choice

Today after a Broome city sights tour with your Travel Director,  choose from a selection of Included Choice sightseeing experiences. You may like to take an exciting Pearl Luggers tour to hear the intriguing stories of early pearling. Take a Hovercraft flight on Roebuck Bay to experience the scenery and historic sights of the Broome coastline or hop on board the camel train for a ride along the beach! At some stage you must take a leisurely stroll along Cable Beach.  

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Day 9: Breakfast and Dinner with wine. Day 10: Breakfast

Day 11
Broome - Port Hedland

Today get set to head south to Western Australia's famous Pilbara region. Known for its rich cultural landscape, red earth and vast mineral deposits, the region's diverse landscape will fascinate you. Skirting the edge of the Great Sandy Desert, cross vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands through Pardoo to Port Hedland. Port Hedland is a hub for major resource activity and is a powerhouse of the Australian economy. Its natural deep anchorage harbour sees the export of iron ore, salt, manganese, livestock and natural gas from the nearby off shore gas fields. Tonight enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Hotel: The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner with wine

Day 12
Port Hedland - Karijini National Park

Journey in to the depths of the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Located in the Hamerlsley Ranges, Karijini is famous for the natural beauty of its deep gorges, secluded emerald rock pools and ice blue waterfalls. Your stay tonight is in safari-style eco tents. You can sit on your private deck with a good book and relax watching the sun set and fall asleep to the calming sounds of nature. 

Hotel: Karijini Eco Retreat

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner with wine

Day 13
Karijini - Tom Price

This morning you'll explore more of Karijini. The startling landscape of spectacular gorges, waterfalls and rock pools provides a striking contrast to the stark red landscape of the Pilbara. You'll explore Fortescue Falls at Dales Gorge and if you're up to it, you can take a walk to one of the national park's plunge pools. This afternoon travel to Tom Price. Enjoy a guided tour of Rio Tinto's Open Cut Iron Ore Mine site. You will be amazed by the massive pit and see the huge machinery and trucks in action as you're lead to the heart of the operation. 

Hotel: Tom Price Hotel Motel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with wine

Day 14
Tom Price - Exmouth

Today you journey back to the spectacular waters of the West Coast to North West Cape. Exmouth is situated on the boundary of Cape Range National Park and the Ningaloo Marine Park and was was built to house the families of US Navy personnel working at Naval Communication Station Harold E Holt. When you arrive on the coast you'll visit Vlaming Head Lighthouse for stunning view over Lighthouse Bay and enjoy a tour of the township with your Travel Director. Tonight stay just metres from the water, overlooking Exmouth Gulf.

Hotel: Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Exmouth

Included Meals: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner with wine

Day 15
Coral Bay

On a shallow draft glass bottom boat, cruise over World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef at Coral Bay to see coral formations found in the lagoon gardens of the inner reef. On your one hour coral cruise you'll see wonderful  fish and corals without having to get in the water. It's a fantastic experience!

Hotel: Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon

Included Meals: Breakfast and Dinner with wine

Day 16-17
Carnarvon - Monkey Mia
Day 16: Carnarvon - Monkey Mia

Travel to Hamelin Pool to see the world’s best known colony of Stromatolites. Dating back to the beginning of life on earth, while they may not appear alive, these living structures have helped scientists unravel the history of life on earth! Later visit fascinating Shell Beach, one of only two in the world, formed from billions of coquina bivalve shells up to ten metres deep. Continue to the crystal blue waters and the pristine white shell and sandy beaches of Monkey Mia where you’ll stay for the next two nights.

Day 17: Monkey Mia Free Time

Every morning, Monkey Mia's wild dolphins swim to shore to be fed and mingle with the people. After a leisurely breakfast overlooking the calm waters of the bay, watch the dolphins swim into shore (Note: As dolphins are wild their appearance cannot be guaranteed.) Today is yours to do as you choose. Why not take a scenic flight over Shark Bay Marine Park or after a lazy morning take an afternoon wildlife cruise aboard a catamaran to spot sea creatures great and small. In the evening, there's nothing like sitting back with a cocktail or a cool beer, watching the world go by as the sun goes down over the water. 

Hotel: Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort, 2 nights.

Included Meals: Day 16: Breakfast and Dinner with wine. Day 17: Breakfast

Day 18
Monkey Mia - Geraldton

Wildflower Icon Venture into Kalbarri National Park and visit Red Bluff Lookout and view the spectacular scenery of Murchison River Gorge from the vantage point of Hawks Head Lookout and keep an eye out for graceful Peregrine Falcons hunting along the gorges and cliffs. During wildflower season, the National Park is a bloom with many a variety of wildflower. You'll spot Acacia, Banksia, Caladenia and more! On arrival in Geraldton you'll visit the evocative HMAS Sydney Memorial and have the chance to discover the seaside township.

Hotel: Mantra Geraldton

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 19
Geraldton - Perth

Visit Nambung National Park, home of the marvelous Pinnacles, a series of intriguing limestone formations. Afterwards stop at the seaside hamlet of Lancelin at lunchtime. 

Aboriginal Cultural Icon This afternoon visit Yanchep National Park where you’ll enjoy a fantastic Aboriginal cultural experience in a bush setting. Meet your Aboriginal guide who’ll share with you their way of life and will treat you to the enchanting sounds of the didgeridoo. It's a hands on experience where you'll have the chance to touch and feel traditional Aboriginal tools and it will have you rolling around with laughter. Continue to Perth and join your fellow travellers for a few laughs over a farewell dinner.

Hotel: Travelodge Perth

Included Meals: Breakfast and Farewell dinner

Day 20
Farewell from Perth

Bid your new friends farewell when your West Coast holiday concludes after breakfast.

Included Meals: Breakfast

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20 Day Guided Vacation

Tour departs from Darwin and returns to Perth

Highlights

  • Tour Darwin’s city sights
  • Indulge in food and wine on Darwin’s waterfront
  • Take in some history at Adelaide River War Cemetery
  • Visit fascinating Argyle Downs Homestead
  • Take a thrilling boat ride on the Ord River
  • Explore Hidden Valley National Park
  • Admire views of Kununurra from Kelly’s Knob Lookout
  • Experience the Ord Valley’s gourmet produce at a unique private dinner at Kununurra’s Sandalwood Factory  You're Invited Dining Icon
  • Visit Western Australia's only rum distillery
  • Travel along the Gibb River Road
  • Relax on Chamberlain Gorge with morning tea
  • Take a challenging hike to Emma Gorge
  • Tour Argyle Diamond Mine
  • Visit Yiyili Aboriginal Community and explore its art gallery Aboriginal Cultural Icon
  • Float down Geikie Gorge and spot freshwater crocodiles
  • Learn about the historic Boab Prison Tree at Derby
  • Visit Karijini's spectacular waterholes
  • Discover an Iron Ore mine on a guided tour
  • Cruise on stunning Coral Bay
  • Frolic with dolphins at Monkey Mia
  • Discover WA’s famous wildflowers(seasonal) Wildflower Icon
  • Explore the mysterious Pinnacles
  • Experience Kalbarri National Park
  • Walk along spectacular Shell Beach
  • Learn about Hamelin Pool’s ancient stomatolites
  • Visit the HMAS Sydney Memorial

Inclusions

  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Hand-picked accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Airport transfers (see Flight Information below)

Dining

  • Full buffet breakfasts (19) 
  • Lunches (4) 
  • You're invited dinner (1)
  • Dinners with wine (14)
  • Farewell dinner (1)

Flight Information

Any flights referred to in the itinerary are at the client’s expense and are not included in the land content price.

Day 1   Flights to arrive prior to 2.00pm into Darwin
Day 20   Flights to depart anytime from Perth

What to bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Warm clothing in cooler months for the evenings

Fitness Level

Moderate level of fitness required for most walks. Walking on uneven surfaces is required to complete the walks, though there are alternate options available. A good level of fitness is required to complete the Emma Gorge Walk.

Ways to Save

Early payment discount
Pay by 31 Jan 2016     Save up to $850
Pay by 31 Mar 2016     Save up to $425
 
Kings Club early payment discount
Pay by 31 Jan 2016     Save up to $1275
Pay by 31 Mar 2016     Save up to $850
 
Triple share     Save up to $425
Kings Club     Save up to $425

All savings are per person.

Quality accommodation

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.

The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Mantra on the Esplanade
    88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT 0800

    Darwin.

    • Mantra on the Esplanade - Lobby
    • Mantra on the Esplanade - Exterior
    • Mantra on the Esplanade - Superior Room
    • Mantra on the Esplanade - Pool

    Mantra on the Esplanade offers guests an unrivalled location near Darwin Harbour and the convenience of close proximity to Darwin’s CBD. The property boasts panoramic views across the harbour, out to the Arafura Sea and presents the ideal vantage point from which to experience a famous Northern Territory sunset. 

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Phone
    • Internet Access
    • LCD TV
    • Mini Bar
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Knotts Crossing Resort
    Cnr Giles & Cameron Streets, Katherine, NT 0851

    Katherine.

    • Knotts Crossing Resort - Entrance
    • Knotts Crossing Resort - Room
    • Knotts Crossing Resort - Entrance
    • Knotts Crossing Resort - Pool
    • Knotts Crossing Resort - Garden Bar
    • Knotts Crossing Resort

    Knotts Crossing Resort, is situated in the picturesque Katherine Region of Australia’s Northern Territory. The resort is set amongst acres of stunning tropical gardens and is just a two minute walk from the Katherine River.

    • Features
    • Internet facilities
    • Shared self-service laundry facilities
    • Colour TV
    • Ensuite
    • Air-conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Kununurra Country Club Resort
    47 Coolibah Drive, Kununurra WA 6743

    Kununurra, 2 nights.

    •  Kununurra Country Club Resort front entrance
    • Swimming Pool at Kununurra Country Club Resort
    • Kununurra Country Club Resort Club Room
    • Tropical setting at Kununurra Country Club Resort

    Centrally located in the heart of Kununurra and just five minutes from the airport, the Kununurra Country Club Resort features smart, modern rooms set amongst lush tropical gardens – the perfect retreat after a long day exploring Kimberley World Heritage Area.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • Wi-Fi
    • TV
    • Foxtel
    • Ensuite
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Refrigerator
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities
    El Questro Wilderness Park, Gibb River Wyndham Rd, Durack, WA 6743

    El Questro, 2 nights.

    • Emma Gorge Resort - Tented Cabins interior
    • Emma Gorge Resort - Tented Cabins
    • Emma Gorge Resort - Tented Cabins

    Hidden within the fiery red of El Questro's Cockburn Ranges, lies the spectacular Emma Gorge Resort with excellent facilities.

    Tented cabins

    Tented cabins allow you to stay in The Kimberley in style, while still remaining close to nature, in complete harmony with the surrounding landscape. The raised roofs of the tented cabins allow tropical sounds and scents to filter in as you drift off to sleep. And the canvas outer can be rolled up in parts, to assist the flow of a natural breeze through the cabins. All Tented Cabins have their own private en suite bathroom facilities.

    • Features
    • Private cabins with en suites
    • Pedestal fans
    • Towels and Bedlinen
    • Shared self-service laundry facilities
    • Wireless Internet access
  • Kimberley Hotel
    9 Roberta Avenue, Halls Creek, WA 6770

    Halls Creek.

    • Outdoor seating at the Kimberley Hotel
    • Hotel Lobby at the Kimberley Hotel
    • Gabi's Restaurant at the Kimberley Hotel
    • Pool and Hotel Grounds at the Kimberley Hotel
    • Swimming Pool at the Kimberley Hotel

    The Kimberley Hotel is conveniently located adjacent to the local airport and approximately 500 metres from the town centre. It offers stylish kimberley accommodation and boasts the largest motel units in the region so if you like a little breathing space within your accommodation you won’t be disappointed.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • In-house movies
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • TV
    • Room service
    • Refrigerator
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Towels and Bedlinen
    • Foxtel
    • Business Facilities
  • Fitzroy River Lodge
    277 Great Northern Hwy, Fitzroy Crossing, WA 6765

    Fitzroy Crossing.

    • Fitzroy River Lodge Exterior at sunset
    • Bathroom at Fitzroy River Lodge
    • Riverside Restaurant at Fitzroy River Lodge
    • Swimming Pool at Fitzroy River Lodge

    Fitzroy River Lodge is located in the heart of the Kimberley. Situated on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, Fitzroy River Lodge offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all travellers. At the Fitzroy River Lodge you can relax on fifty acres of natural bush with shady trees and landscaped gardens.

    • Features
    • Ensuite
    • Air-conditioning
    • Colour TV
    • In-house movies
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Room service
    • Towels and Bedlinen
  • Cable Beach Club Resort
    1 Cable Beach Rd, Broome, WA 6725

    Broome, 2 nights.

    • Cable Beach Club Resort Studio Room
    • Cable Beach Club Resort Studio Room
    • Cable Beach Club Resort Common Area

    Take one idyllic, seaside location – complete with spectacular sunsets, gently swaying palm trees and Kimberley charm – add the finest food, unique experiences and luxury indulgences; and you have the ideal setting for a memorable holiday.

    Welcome to the magnificent Cable Beach, home of the award-winning Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa – a holiday destination like no other. Your stay will be full of surprising wonders and endless ways to reconnect; with nature, your partner, your family and yourself.

    Cable Beach Club offers a place to unwind, with two glistening pools, delicious cuisine at a choice of three restaurants, leisure facilities, the first Australian L'Occitane spa and a personal touch to every experience.

    • Features
    • Private veranda or courtyard
    • Ensuite
    • Shower
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • TV
    • Foxtel
    • iPod/iPhone docking station
    • Wireless Internet access
    • ISD/STD phone
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Mini Bar
    • Refrigerator
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • In-room safe
  • The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    2-4 Anderson Street Port Hedland WA 6721

    • Superior Queen at The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    • Corner view of The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland
    • Restaurant 1904 at Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland

    The New Esplanade Hotel was completed in 2013 and offers something for everyone – from business to tourists travellers.
    Most of the 108 hotel rooms feature balcony access to the well-manicured hotel grounds. All our modern rooms boast free Foxtel and In-House movies, broadband and wireless Internet access, tea and coffee-making facilities, a well stocked bar fridge and private en-suite bathroom. Interconnecting rooms to suit families and those featuring spas are also available as well as ample onsite parking for the discerning traveller.

    • Features
    • Flat Screen TV
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Foxtel
    • Broadband and wireless internet access available (at additional cost)
    • Refrigerator
    • Ensuite
    • Air Conditioning
  • Karijini Eco Retreat

    • Karijini Eco Retreat - Luxury Tents
    • Karijini Eco Tents
    • Karijini Eco Tents

    An environmentally friendly Retreat and Campground, nestled in the pristine bushland at Joffre Gorge - in the heart of the world class Karijini National Park.

    Alongside the outback bush camping experience, the multi award winning Karijini Eco Retreat is the first and only facility to offer comfortable glamping accommodation in the Park! Offering quality accommodation and facilities, the management and staff look forward to welcoming you to a unique world of environmentally friendly, affordable accommodation and camping options with a touch of luxury and a taste of genuine mateship and hospitality in outback Western Australia!

    • Features
    • Barbecue facilities
    • Linen
    • Ensuite
    • Solar Power
    • Front and rear deck
    • Natural ventilation (No air-conditioner)
    • Rechargeable lantern
    • Minimal power for low wattage applications
  • Tom Price Hotel Motel
    Central Road, Tom Price WA 6751

    • Features
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Refrigerator
    • Air Conditioning
    • TV
  • Novotel Ningaloo Resort, Exmouth
    Lot 900 Madaffari Drive, Exmouth WA 6707, Australia

    • Novotel Ningaloo Resort - Beach View from Lounge
    • Novotel Ningaloo Resort -Front Hotel Exterior

    Novotel Ningaloo, the only resort on Sunrise Beach, is your gateway to the world heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef and the Cape Range National Park. Guests can enjoy a relaxing holiday escaping the winter chill or an action packed holiday taking part in the many activities the region has to offer.

    Novotel Ningaloo, in the Exmouth Marina, has opened 68 of the planned 150 rooms, servicing the growing popularity of the nature based tourist destination.

    The deluxe development includes a range of hotel rooms and one and two bedroom self contained apartments. Three bedroom apartments are available on request. The complex includes Gold Plate Award winning Mantaray's restaurant, bar, lounge, resort-style swimming pool and gym with stunning beaches right outside your door.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Swimming Pool
    • Gym facilities
    • Laundry Service
    • Internet Access
    • Direct beach access
    • Room service
  • Best Western Hospitality Inn Carnarvon
    6 West Street, Carnarvon WA 6701

    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon Deluxe Room
    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon  Pool Area
    • Best Western Hospitalty Inn Carnarvon Deluxe Room

    We offer comfort and country hospitality. After a delicious breakfast with us, you may care to choose a relaxing day - take a day out  at the Banana Plantation, relax by our swimming pool, have a coffee, or just enjoy a casual meal in our attractive alfresco garden dining area. Or you may wish to explore the local sights of Carnarvon and surrounds.   Reminisce on the day's adventure and dine in with us at 'Sails', our fully licensed, a La carte restaurant, offering high quality food at affordable prices.  There's something for every palate as well as a special children's menu for children 12 years and under.

    • Features
    • Swimming Pool
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Wi-Fi
    • Flat Screen TV
    • In-house movies
    • Room service
  • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
    1 Monkey Mia Road, Denham (Shark Bay), WA 6547

    2 nights.

    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Beach View
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Garden Villa Exterior
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Garden Villa Room
    • Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort - Boughshed Restaurant

    Located in the heart of Western Australia’s Shark Bay, Monkey Mia is one of the world’s premier natural dolphin sighting areas.

    • Features
    • Air-conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • TV
    • In-house movies
    • Refrigerator
    • Tea & Coffee Facilities
    • Balcony or Terrace
    • Linen
  • Mantra Geraldton
    221 Foreshore Drive Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia

    • Mantra Geraldton - Front View
    • Mantra Geraldton - Balcony views
    • Mantra Geraldton - Waterviews
    • Mantra Geraldton - Room

    Looking for somewhere to stay in Geraldton? You want location, you want comfort, you want value. Mantra Geraldton hotel has it all and it's right on the Batavia Coast Marina, Champion Bay.
    Mantra Geraldton's spacious apartments are close to the region's best attractions like the Western Australian Museum, Geraldton CBD and the HMAS Sydney Memorial.

    • Features
    • Swimming Pool
    • Barbecue facilities
    • Room service
    • Internet Access
    • Laundry facilities (Self-Service)
    • Private balcony
    • Air Conditioning
  • Travelodge Perth
    417 Hay St, Perth WA, 6000

    • Exterior of Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Armada Restaurant at Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Twin Guest Room at Travelodge Hotel Perth
    • Front Entry to Travelodge Perth Hotel

    Situated in the heart of the Perth CBD, Travelodge Perth is nestled in a picturesque location, close to the major shopping areas, and a short stroll from the beautiful Swan River.

    • Features
    • Air Conditioning
    • Ensuite
    • Satellite TV
    • Radio
    • Work Desk
    • Wi-Fi
    • In-room safe
    • Phone
    • Iron / Ironing Board
    • Coffee/tea making facilities

Experience more on your holiday

To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, we have included a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday. We understand that everyone is an individual, and have therefore allowed some free time for you to experience different types of touring. These have not been included in the tour fare as we realise they may not appeal to all people. Our selection of optional excursions include scenic flights, helicopter rides, cruises, dinners, ballooning, fishing trips, four wheel drive tours, cultural experiences, and even camel riding.


Experiences available between 1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017

Bungle Bungle 4WD Full Day Tour (Kununurra)

$790 adult

Bungle Bungle 4WD Full Day Tour

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 and the enormous man made Lake Argyle before arriving at the Bungle Bungle where you will transfer to an air conditioned 4WD. On your travels to Cathedral Gorge let our guides recount the Bungles heritage and share 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 our Bungle Bungle 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. Easy to moderate 3 km walk into Cathedral Gorge via the Beehive Domes. Sturdy footwear is required.

Bungle Bungle & Lake Argyle Fixed Wing Scenic Flight (Kununurra)

$399 adult

Bungle Bungle & Lake Argyle Fixed Wing Scenic Flight

Enjoy the exhilarating sensation of freedom in a high winged aircraft especially selected for air tours. You’ll be amazed at what you will see and learn in this two hour flight, from the irrigation and farming areas, the vastness of Lake Argyle, dam walls, cattle stations, mineral exploration sites, rivers, the largest Diamond mine in the world, and not to forget the star of the tour. The World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park home to the famous Bungle Bungle Range.

2.5hr Buccaneer Archipelago Scenic Flight (Broome)

$640 adult

2.5hr Buccaneer Archipelago Scenic Flight

Join a spectacular scenic flight over rich pearling waters, hundreds of tiny islands and historic mission sites crossing mineral rich rugged Kimberley country. Land at Cape Leveque for morning tea.

Kimberley Wild Cape Leveque Adventure (Broome)

Prices starting from $269 adult

Kimberley Wild Cape Leveque Adventure

Journey up the Dampier Peninsula for a Kimberley experience that is culturally rewarding and scenically spectacular. Your first stop is the Beagle Bay Aboriginal community for morning tea, home to the Beagle Bay church and its glimmering pearl shell alter. You’ll then travel North to the remote Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm for a delicious specially prepared lunch. After lunch visit Arm Point community to view the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago. You’ll then head for beautiful Cape Leveque (Kooljaman) for an afternoon on the pristine beaches. Whether your prefer swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing or taking long walks on the beach, the afternoon is your to enjoy. Choose to either fly or drive back to Broome.

Origin of the Mermaid Myth Cruise (Monkey Mia)

$99 adult

Origin of the Mermaid Myth Cruise

Potentially see the same animals as the morning “Wow! Wildlife Experience” but with a much better chance of seeing dugong since this is usually when we visit the Restricted- Access, Dugong Management Zone, which we are allowed into only once a day. Dugong feed on sea-grass. Shark Bay has the largest sea-grass banks in the world, and its 10,000 dugongs represent about 10% of the world’s dugong population. Although dugongs are shy and extremely difficult creatures to find and approach, we have over the last 14 years developed techniques for getting you close without disturbing them.

Francois Peron National Park Day Tour (Monkey Mia)

$195 adult

Francois Peron National Park Day Tour

This is a full day trip adventuring through a spectacular, special piece of earth, right where outback Australia meets the coast. Your tour is a combination of cultural history, sensational scenery, fascinating plants, wild animals and bush survival skills. Includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea, sunscreen, use of binoculars, polarised sunglasses and an expert local guide.

Sunset Sail Cruise (Monkey Mia)

$39 adult

Unwind by the magic of a Monkey Mia sundown cruise. Drift away with especially chosen relaxation music. As nightfall washes over you, the sun blends hues of blue and gold and the land, sea and sky melt into inky darkness pricked by diamonds.

Shark Bay Air (Monkey Mia)

Prices start from $127.00 for a 25min Scenic Flight. Transfer fee may apply.

Shark Bay Air

Willie Creek Pearl Farm (Broome)

$105 adult

Willie Creek Pearl Farm

Located 38 kilometres north of Broome, the Willie Creek Pearl Farm is perfectly situated on the protected tidal estuary of Willie Creek. A natural harbour, the warm azure waters of the creek provide a perfect growing environment for the Pinctada maxima oyster and produces world renowned South Sea Pearls. At Willie Creek Pearl Farm you will gain a fascinating insight into the world of cultured pearling. On board our boat you will learn about modern pearling techniques and after refreshments your guide will demonstrate the intricate process of cultured pearling including the seeding of a live oyster shell.

20 Minute Broome Scenic Flight (Broome)

$155 adult

20 Minute Broome Scenic Flight

Enjoy a 20 minute scenic flight over Broome and see the local attractions. This flight provides the first time traveller to Broome a complete orientation of the town and its surrounds.

Red Sun Camels - Cable Beach (Broome)

$85adult - 1 hour sunset camel ride
$45 adult - 30 minute afternoon camel ride

Red Sun Camels - Cable Beach

Enjoy a leisurely camel ride along the white sand of Cable Beach, one of Broome’s most famous attractions. A perfect way to unwind as you watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Note: Weight restrictions apply.

Pearl Luggers the Sea, the Men, the Legend Tour (Broome)

$25 adult

Pearl Luggers the Sea, the Men, the Legend Tour

Through daily guided tours and enthralling stories learn of the impact pearling has had upon Northern Australia and why such a large number of nationalities were enticed, often by force, into our pearling industry. Experience what it was like to be a pearl diver and discover why so many put their lives at risk. See two of Broome’s last remaining wooden pearling luggers, taste the exclusive pearl meat from the pearl oyster, view artefacts from the early perilous days of deep sea pearl diving, and see a pearl valued in excess of $100,000.

Bookings

The excursions can be booked through your Tour Director. You will be asked during the early part of your tour to name those that you may wish to join, as advance reservations are often necessary. Please note that occasionally weather or seasonal conditions may not permit their operation. Some also depend on a minimum number of participants and suitable time being available.

Prices

Prices indicated are Australian or New Zealand dollars

Prices are valid from 1 April 2016. Optional experience pricing is indicated in Australian dollars or New Zealand dollars depending on the country of operation and may be subject to change. Please note that reduced rates for pensioners or children may apply on some tours. Prices are inclusive of GST.