Wonders of the Kimberley

11 Day Guided Vacation | Broome to Darwin

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Wonders of the Kimberley

11 Day Guided Vacation | Broome to Darwin

Wonders of the Kimberley

11 Day Guided Vacation | Broome to Darwin | Travel Period: 1 May 2020 – 30 Sep 2020

Wonders of the Kimberley

11 Day Guided Vacation

Broome to Darwin

Begin your magnificent Kimberley experience with a spectacular sunset over Broome’s Cable Beach, then enter a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, stunning rock formations and prolific wildlife. Meet local Indigenous artists and tour the world’s principal source of rare pink diamonds. Experience the Ord Valley’s gourmet produce at a unique private dinner, and end your trip in tropical, cosmopolitan Darwin.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Choose a scenic flight over the majestic Bungle Bungles
  • Experience the quintessential Kimberley in under 2 weeks
  • Witness an overwater sunset at Cable Beach Club Resort
  • Cruise on Chamberlain and Katherine Gorges

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Local Connection

Discover the importance of sandalwood to Kununurra as you dine on local produce at the Sandalwood Factory.

Insider Knowledge

Take a local cruise down the Ord River from Lake Argyle to witness the setting sun in Kununurra.

Cultural Immersion

Join our local Aboriginal guide on a private Argyle Diamond Mine tour, and marvel at the mine’s sparkling pink diamonds.

Sustainable Footprints

Support local Aboriginal artists with a visit to Mangkaja Gallery in the Kimberley, to understand culture sustainability through art.

Meet your Travel Director in the former pearling outpost of Broome, and relax over a drink before dining in your resort’s bar and grill with its sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. 

Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights

Included Meals: Dinner with wine

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. At Gantheaume Point, dinosaur tracks are revealed in the beach’s red rocks at low tide. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Tour the city of Broome this morning before travelling on to Geikie Gorge for a scenic cruise on tranquil waters bordered by the gorge’s towering limestone walls. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit-bats and wallabies, then continue your journey east to Fitzroy Crossing.

Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

As you move on today through stunning landscapes, you’ll visit an art gallery for the chance to meet Indigenous artists. Continue to Halls Creek, a town rich in both Aboriginal and European history and culture. 

Hotel: Kimberley Hotel

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Today join a local Indigenous guide for a tour of the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest source of coloured diamonds. In the afternoon, continue to your tented cabin nestled in an oasis of native pandanus and palms in the El Questro Wilderness Park. 

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

Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Awake to the calls of native birds, and after breakfast, explore El Questro Wilderness Park followed by 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

This morning, travel on to Kununurra, the food bowl of WA. Take a guided tour of an Ord River rum distillery, and visit the historic Durack Homestead, built in 1895. Later, cruise along the Ord River, a permanent waterway that supports an abundance of native birds, marsupials and amphibians. Experience a magical sunset over the water before your arrival in Kununurra.

Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights

Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Today you may choose to take 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. If you don’t choose one of these, you’ll tour Kununurra, a hub for agriculture, tourism and mining. Dine this evening 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

Witness the dramatic transformation of the landscape today as you journey to the northeast across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into the river floodplains and grasslands of the Northern Territory’s stunning Top End. 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

This morning, travel 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, travel north along the Stuart Highway, stopping at Adelaide River’s poignant War Cemetery. On arrival in Darwin, tour the sights of Australia’s only tropical state capital before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner at a restaurant overlooking the waterfront. 

Hotel: Mantra on the Esplanade

Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast. 

Included Meals: Breakfast

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort.
The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Foxtel
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • In-room safe
  • Mini Bar
  • Ensuite
  • Refrigerator
  • ISD/STD phone
  • Private veranda or courtyard
  • Ceiling fan
  • TV
  • Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • iPod/iPhone docking station
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Air-conditioning
  • Hairdryer
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Air-conditioning
  • Room service
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Ensuite
  • ISD/STD phone
  • In-house movies
  • Colour TV
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels and Bedlinen
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation 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
  • Room service
  • Foxtel
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • In-house movies
  • TV
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Business Facilities
  • Towels and Bedlinen
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

The Kimberley Grande’s guest rooms reflect the Kimberley’s sense of space and the character of an Australian outback homestead whilst boasting contemporary style and comfort.
Featuring cool polished concrete floors graced by cattle hides, artwork by prominent indigenous and regional artists, an abundance of natural light and wide verandahs, the mix of colours and textures in all rooms creates a calm and restful atmosphere.

    Features

  • Air-conditioning
  • Room service
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Ensuite
  • Ceiling fan
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Mini-bar (surcharge)
  • Swimming Pool
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

The Paraway Motel is within walking distance to the town centre. Set in tropical gardens with a shaded pool, Paraway Motel is a great place to relax while on holiday or traveling for work.

    Features

  • Air-conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • TV
  • Guest Laundry
 Accommodation Hotel
 Accommodation Hotel

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

  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Phone
  • Mini Bar
  • Ensuite
  • LCD TV
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  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see flight information below)

What to Bring

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements

  • A good level of fitness is required to complete the Emma Gorge Walk.

Dining

  • 10 Full buffet breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 1 Be My Guest dinner
  • 7 Dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

Flight Information

  • Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm into Broome Airport
  • Day 11 – Flights to depart anytime from Darwin Airport

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