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13 Day Darwin to Broome Kimberley Safari

from $2,295.00$1,695.00

The Best Value Kimberley Backpacker Adventure Tour!

From Australia’s tropical north, travel south via Katherine Gorge to explore the highlights of the Kimberley on this overland adventure – including the iconic Gibb River Road, the vast wilderness of El Questro, Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungles and the West Kimberley gorges: Bell & Windjana. The adventure continues from Broome as we spend a day in the remarkable Dampier Peninsula and visit iconic Cape Leveque. Spend time getting to know the outback pearling town of Broome and beautiful Cable Beach.

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  • Tour Style Aboriginal Culture, Active Tours, Camping Tour, Overland Tours
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  • Group Size Medium Group
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All about the 13 Day Darwin to Broome Kimberley Safari.

From Australia’s tropical north, travel south via Katherine Gorge to explore the highlights of the Kimberley on this overland adventure – including the iconic Gibb River Road, the vast wilderness of El Questro, Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungles and the West Kimberley gorges: Bell & Windjana. The adventure continues from Broome as we spend a day in the remarkable Dampier Peninsula and visit iconic Cape Leveque. Spend time getting to know the outback pearling town of Broome and beautiful Cable Beach.

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The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Included activities
Lake Argyle
Cathedral Gorge Walk (Bungle Bungle)
Echidna Chasm Walk
Gibb River Road
Manning Gorge
Adcock Gorge
Galvans Gorge
Bell Gorge
Windjana Gorge
Tunnel Creek exploration walk
Cape Leveque
Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
One Arm Point Aquaculture Centre
Beagle Bay
Broome beach activity day and Broome sights tour

  1. Day 1 Darwin to Katherine Region

    Welcome to the tropical city of Darwin, where your overland adventure begins. After meeting up with your group and leader, head south and stop at either Edith Falls for a swim or explore Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park. This is where the group will have lunch (seasonal choice). Head to your overnight private campsite on the edge of Nitmiluk National Park, where permanent tents with swags await you. In the evening, settle down for dinner with the group. Note: Total driving time today is around four hours. Total walking distance is approximately two kilometres. Accommodation Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night) Meals Included Lunch Dinner

  2. Day 2 Katherine to Lake Argyle

    After breakfast this morning, visit Lake Argyle, which has been created by the Ord River Dam. Admire the sheer size of this 700 square kilometre manmade spectacle with a walk around it. The ground near the lake can be quite soft so it’s a good idea to bring waterproof hiking boots. The lake is also home to many species of native fish and thousands of freshwater crocodiles. Take some time to explore the surrounds before setting up camp nearby for the night. Note: Total driving time today is around six-and-a-half hours. Total walking distance is approximately 2-4 kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with facilities) (1 night) Included Activities Lake Argyle Optional Activities Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise - AUD40 Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  3. Day 3 Purnululu National Park: Bungle Bungles

    Today, head out in the 4WD and wind your way through the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park. It’s a rugged ride but the scenery is fantastic. Explore the craggy gorges and red peaks of the Hidden Valley. In the late afternoon, use your free time to further discover the area. Enjoy your first Kimberley sunset at your bush camp. Note: Total driving today is around three-and-a-half hours. Total walking distance is approximately five kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night) Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  4. Day 4 Purnululu National Park: Bungle Bungles

    After breakfast prepare for a full day of activities, as the group heads back out to explore the remarkable rock formations of the Bungle Bungles. Hike to the thin, red gap of Echidna Chasm and the enormous Cathedral Gorge. There’s also the opportunity to experience a helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungles (at your own expense). As the sun goes down, head back to your overnight bush camp. Note: Total driving time today is around one hour. Total walking distance is approximately five kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night) Included Activities Cathedral Gorge Walk (Bungle Bungle) Echidna Chasm Walk Optional Activities Helicopter Flight - Bungle Bungles - from - AUD350 Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  5. Day 5 Bungle Bungles to El Questro

    After breakfast today, get back on the road toward El Questro Station. Admire the remarkable scenery of the Carr Boyd and Durack Ranges, and head along the vast nature trail of Warnum (Turkey Creek), where you can take a refreshing dip. In the late afternoon, head to your campsite in El Questro for dinner and a cool drink. Note: Total driving time today is around three hours. Total walking distance is approximately six kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with facilities) (1 night) Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  6. Day 6 El Questro Station

    Spend the day exploring the scenic gorges and red cliffs of El Questro Station. Afterwards, hike in the Cockburn Ranges and go for a swim under the waterfall at Emma Gorge. Tonight, enjoy another night at the El Questro campsite where you might enjoy a drink with the rest of the travel group at the station’s bar. Note: Total driving time today is around 45 minutes. Total walking distance is up to seven kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with facilities) (1 night) Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  7. Day 7 Gibb River Road & Mt Barnett

    After breakfast, spend the morning exploring stunning Manning Gorge. The waterfall here is wide and powerful, and there’s a large deep pool. You can swim right up and under the falls. After lunch you may be able to explore the gorges of Galvans or Adcock (depending on the season). This is the ideal opportunity to take some great pictures of local wildlife, so be sure to have your camera ready. This evening we camp at Mount Barnett by the banks of a crystal clear fresh water river, perfect to cool off in after your day hiking. Note: Total driving time today is around two hours. Total walking distance is approximately six kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night) Included Activities Gibb River Road Manning Gorge Adcock Gorge Galvans Gorge Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  8. Day 8 Windjana Gorge

    The western Kimberley region is full of endless stunning gorges that have to beexplored and this morning is no exception. After breakfast, adventure to Bell Gorge – a hidden highlight. This idyllic retreat, considered amongst the most beautiful gorge on the Gibb River Road, boasts cascading waterfalls and crystal clear pools filled with water from the wet season rains that fall in the King Leopold Ranges. Surrounded by a horseshoe of bright orange rock wall, there are smooth rocks to lounge on and welcome areas of shade. The afternoon sees you head to Windjana Gorge, a segment of 375 million-year-old reef that was once underwater. Cut through by the Lennard River, which runs during the wet season then breaks up into little billabongs during the dry, this gorge attracts many species of bird and bat and is a great spot to see wild freshwater crocodiles. Note: Total driving time today is around 2.5 hours. Total walking distance is approximately four to six kilometres. Accommodation Camping (with basic facilities) (1 night) Included Activities Bell Gorge Windjana Gorge Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  9. Day 9 Tunnel Creek and Broome

    Begin the day exploring the Napier Range. The major attraction here is Tunnel Creek, an extensive limestone cave system that extends 750 metres underground. Inside, shards of sunlight stream in through crevices, little bats flutter about and enormous stalactites rear down from the ceiling. In the late 1800s, an indigenous man called Jandamarra waged a one-man uprising against European settlers, becoming a hero to his people. You’ll hear a bit about his legacy during a tour through Tunnel Creek, then make the final drive on to Broome, hopefully arriving in time for a stunning Cable Beach sunset. Note: Total driving time today is around four hours. Total walking distance is approximately four kilometres. Included Activities Tunnel Creek exploration walk Meals Included Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  10. Day 10 Broome Sights Tour and Beach Day

    Today we learn take a Broome sights tour, learning about the rich history of the area in the pearling industry. We take the truck onto the beach for a picnic day this afternoon, and perhaps a few beach games. Included Activities Broome beach activity day and Broome sights tour Meals Included Breakfast Lunch

  11. Day 11 Cape Leveque & the Dampier Peninsula.

    An early start today to experience the Dampier Peninsula North of Broome. We will visit the famous Beagle Bay Cathedral and Iconic Cape Leveque as well as a visit to the One Arm Point Aquaculture Centre and Australia's Oldest Pearling Farm at Cygnet Bay where we will do a Pearl Appreciation Tour. Meals Included Breakfast Lunch

  12. Day 12 Broome

    Free Day Today you can choose to take the optional Horizontal Falls Adventure Tour, go Whale watching or one of Broome's many experiences. This evening enjoy a classic Aussie Movie Night on our outdoor movie screen and a traditional BBQ. Meals Included Breakfast Dinner

  13. Day 13 Broome

    Today we say farewell. If you are flying out today we will can provide and airport transfer or drop you off at alternative accommodation. you are also welcome to extend your stay at the Kimberley Travellers Lodge. Meals Included Breakfast

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Accommodation

Accommodation
Camping (with basic facilities) (2 nights), Camping (with facilities) (5 nights), Hostel (4 nights), Permanent, furnished tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 night)

What to Bring

It is essential that you bring a torch, shoes you don’t mind getting wet – and we mean fully immersed in water: ideally, wet shoes, sandals or old runners, broad-brimmed hat with sun visor for all round protection, sunscreen, swimming costume and towel, good walking/trekking shoes, a personal water bottle and a pillow.

It is also recommended that you bring insect repellent, warm clothes for the evening (particularly if travelling in Winter), personal toiletries and first aid, with any personal medication required.

You will also need to bring a pillow and a sleeping bag. 10ºC sleeping bags are available for sale at $35pp – these must be requested with our office prior to travel and can be kept following your trip or donated to local indigenous communities.

Notes

  • Your tour vehicle may be branded as Adventure Tours Australia, Western Exposure or Wild Expeditions, but this tour is operated by Adventure Tours Australia.
  • Itineraries may vary and/or attractions be substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather extremes, traditional owner and national park requirements.
  • This tour is only for fit and active people, who can hike 5-9kms a day over uneven terrain, often in high temperatures. Temperatures can be extreme i.e. very high during summer days and very cold during winter nights. The operator reserves the right to assess the fitness capability of passengers prior to tour departure.
  • Are you over 70 years old? Due to the remote location and challenging nature of our extended camping tours it is essential for older travellers to review and sign our Medical Form to ensure you can participate fully in the itinerary.
  • Due to distances covered, this trip involves early departures on some morning and frequent stops between destinations.
  • This tour is not suitable for children. If you are travelling with a family, consider our 10 Day Wild Kimberley Loop.
  • Travel Insurance is compulsory for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to tour guide before departure.
  • It is your responsibility to advise Wild Expeditions if you have any special dietary requirements or medical conditions (including allergies) well ahead of departure.
  • It is you or your clients’ responsibility to contact Wild Expeditions with your preferred accommodation pick up point. Please contact our inside sales teams for information on other available pick up points. If we do not hear from you, we will assume you will make your way to our default pick up point as listed on this document. We will not be responsible for missed pick-ups (and a missed tour) if we do not receive notification from you or your travel agent, and if you are not at the default pick up point at the appropriate time.
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