9 Day Essence of the Kimberley

Travelling from Broome into the stunning Kimberley region is a life enriching experience. Enjoy a night at world-renowned El Questro Station, two nights at Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge and a visit to mystical Geikie Gorge.

Day 1. Arrive Broome, Gibb River Road, Tunnel Creek, Windjana Gorge

Your day starts with a visit to the fascinating Boab Prison Tree. Journey along the Gibb River to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek. Later, continue to Fitzroy Crossing.

Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge
Daily Meals Included: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2. Geikie Gorge, Purnululu National Park

Travel to Geikie Gorge National Park and explore magnificent Darngku Geikie Gorge. Head to Halls Creek, before arriving at Purnululu National Park. Later, settle into the tranquil Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge and enjoy a sensational dinner here.

Stay: Two Nights: EXCLUSIVE! Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3. Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge

Explore the magic of Purnululu for yourself and discover the depth of the Bungle Bungle Range. Walk along Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the Bungle Bungle domes. Your next stop is the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge, a spacious cavern where the acoustics are astounding. Marvel at the majestic beehive domes as your guide brings the natural history of the range to life. You may like to experience an optional scenic helicopter flight over the domes – own expense. This evening, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the striking domes of the Bungle Bungle Range.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4. Echidna Chasm, Kununurra

Enjoy a spectacular hike to Echidna Chasm. Afterwards, arrive in Kununurra.

Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort
Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5. Ord River, Kununurra, El Questro Wilderness Park

Travel to the majestic Lake Argyle and join a spectacular wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From modern shaded vessels, discover a fascinating ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations to create an area rich in wildlife, flora and undeniable beauty. Journey to the incredible El Questro Wilderness Park. Later, delight in a sumptuous dinner at your resort.

Stay: El Questro Wilderness Park, Emma Gorge Resort
Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6. Emma Gorge, Home Valley Station

Enjoy a hike to Emma Gorge, where you can indulge in a refreshing swim beneath the towering droplet waterfall. Cross the Pentecost River into Home Valley Station, an immense cattle property. Discover its spellbinding scenery, including the imposing yet strikingly beautiful backdrop of the majestic Cockburn Range. Head to a superb viewing area as you savour this inspirational sensational setting with sunset drinks, as you gaze out to the ever-changing colours of the Cockburn Range.

Stay: Home Valley Station
Daily meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7. Manning Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Gibb River Road

At beautiful Manning Gorge, you’ll enjoy lunch in the shade of paperbark trees. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole. Inspect the Wandjina rock art on the gorge walls and take a leisurely swim. Later, arrive at Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: EXCLUSIVE! Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge
Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8. Bell Gorge, Hiking and Swimming

Travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Should you be feeling energetic, you may take the opportunity to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a dip below the cascading waterfall or alternatively, enjoy a spot of bird-watching.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9. Bell Gorge, Derby, Depart Broome

Travel into the King Leopold Range Conservation Park, then travel to Derby, where you will visit the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Return to Broome, where your journey draws to a conclusion.

Daily Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Activity Level

A good level of fitness and health is required to participate in APT’s holiday packages. Some sightseeing excursions will involve the climbing of stairs and walking over uneven surfaces and in some cases walking over rocks and through shallow streams. This tour contains mainly easy walks with some more moderate walks. Sturdy walking shoes are an absolute must on all adventures. Please enquire about our Health and Fitness Mobility checklist at the time of booking

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