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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 4BroomeRamada Eco Beach Resort, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa
4 - 5Fitzroy CrossingFitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy River Lodge
5 - 6Halls CreekKimberley Hotel, Kimberley Hotel
6 - 8KununurraFreshwater East Kimberley Apartments
8 - 10KatherineLandscapes, Nitmiluk National Park, Indigenous Culture, OutbackCicada Lodge
10 - 12DarwinSunset Harbour Cruise, Saltwater Crocodiles, Mindil Beach, Military HistoryMantra on the Esplanade, Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

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  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 4

International Arrival

You will be transferred from Broome airport to your hotel in a private vehicle

Make your own way to the Broome city center and pick up your rental car

Broome

3 Nights

Broome is a popular seaside resort town in Western Australia’s red-soil country of Kimberley. This pretty coastal town is overlooked by a spectacular landscape of creeks and bays teeming with marine life, emerald mangroves, and mudflats – all washed by the cerulean blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Included Activities

Group Tour of Horizontal Falls and Cape Leveque
Settle into a custom-built 4×4 vehicle as you drive out to two of Kimberley’s famous natural attractions. Halt along the way to discover the beautiful pearl shell church in cozy Beagle Bay. Sip a refreshing cup of coffee or tea before you travel on to reach Kooljaman at remote Cape Leveque. Savor a sumptuous breakfast, and then it’s time to explore the gorgeous beaches around. Stop by the One Arm Point community for insights into their innovative aquaculture hatchery. Hop into a seaplane and enjoy bird’s eye views of the numerous islands that make up the Buccaneer Archipelago. Land on the calm waters of Talbot Bay to enjoy a fresh barbecue barramundi lunch aboard a splendid houseboat. Afterward, buckle up for a boat ride across the spectacular Horizontal Falls. Get an adrenaline rush as you feed friendly fish and swim in the huge cage. Fly back to Broome enjoying aerial views of Cable Beach and Broome Township before you land smoothly. (Full Day; Available only from Mar-Oct; Full Day; Breakfast and Lunch Included; Group Size: 1-8 guests; Fitness Level: Easy.)

Group Tour of Broome with Camel Ride
Discover the natural and cultural delights of Broome, a picturesque resort town that once was the hub of pearl trade in Western Australia. Kick off your sightseeing in Chinatown, where atmospheric lanes and vibrant architecture still narrate tales of an eventful past. Meet a local pearl producer to find out more about the ancient art of pearling. Later, sit down to a thrilling sound show at the historic Sun Pictures, the oldest operating open-air picture garden in the world! Learn about Broome’s One Day War on your way to the Town Beach, from where you can take in the stunning turquoise blue waters of Roebuck Bay. A short distance away, the Matsos Broome Brewery makes for the perfect spot to unwind with ales and their famed ginger beer, before you head to the Japanese Cemetery and Broome Port. Drive through the fashionable Broome Race Course to arrive at Gantheaume Point, where dinosaur footprints are visible at extremely low tides. Finally, enjoy the rhythmic motions of a camel ride at Cable Beach as you take in a gorgeous sunset over the sea. (Duration: Full Day; Shared Activity & Transfer; Time: 1230 – 1800 hrs; Operational days: Mon to Sat from 01 Apr 2020 to 31 Oct 2020, Tue, Fri from 01 Nov 2020 to 31 Mar 2021, Mon to Sat from 01 Apr 2021 to 31 Oct 2021; Group size: 6-33 guests; Tour includes tastings)

Hotel Options
RoomGarden View Tent
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomGarden View Studio
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
Day 4 - 5

Drive yourself from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing in your rental car (Duration: 4 hrs)

Fitzroy Crossing

1 Night

Fitzroy Crossing owes its name to the mighty Fitzroy River, set up where the Great Northern Highway crosses it. This small town is in the red soil region of Kimberley, Western Australia.

Included Activities

Explore Geikie Gorge National Park on your own
Discover spectacular natural beauty and abundant wildlife in the Danggu Gorge National Park, situated at the junction of the Oscar and the Geikie ranges. Marvel at the 30-meter deep gorge that has been carved by the Fitzroy River into the remains of the ancient limestone barrier reef dating back to the Devonian period. Notice the white bleached bottom part of the walls caused by the frequent flooding and receding of the river. Set off on exciting walks along the many trails and explore the region to your heart’s content. You could even launch your own boat or join one of the boat cruises guided by a Bunaba Aboriginal ranger. Gain insights into the native flora and fauna, and the rich history of the 30,000 year old local Aboriginal culture. Afterward, settle in for a picnic or a barbecue meal in one of the picnic shelters. (Self-exploring activity; Not included: Guides, transfers and meals)

Hotel Options
RoomMotel Queen Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
RoomRiverview Studio Suite
MealsBreakfast
StyleGuest house
Day 5 - 6

Drive yourself from Fitzroy Crossing to Halls Creek in your rental car (Duration: 3 hrs)

Halls Creek

1 Night

Halls Creek is a small settlement in the heart of the East Kimberley region of Western Australia, lying between the towns of Fitzroy Crossing and Turkey Creek. This predominantly Aboriginal settlement is home to the indigenous Kija, Jaru and Gooniyandi people.

Hotel Options
Kimberley Hotel – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleHouseboat
Kimberley Hotel – Opt 2
RoomDeluxe Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleHouseboat
Day 6 - 8

Drive yourself from Halls Creek to Kununurra in your rental car (Duration: 4 hrs)

Kununurra

2 Nights

Kununurra lies between the coastal towns of Broome and Darwin near the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory, along the northern coastline washed by the Timor Sea.

Included Activities

Group Tour: Flight Over Bungle Bungle and the Domes and Kungkalanayi
Explore the dramatic natural attractions of Purnululu National Park. Enjoy a scenic flight from Kununurra over the Ord Irrigation Scheme, the Argyle lake, the Ord & Bow rivers, and the Bungle Bungle range. Meet your guide at the Bellburn Airstrip for a cup of tea and set off for the Piccaninny car park from where you start. Walk along the sandy creek bed among the UNESCO World Heritage-listed beehive-shaped domes. Absorb interesting information about the flora and fauna, the indigenous heritage of the park, and how the famous color-banded towers evolved over the years. Relish a tasty lunch at the Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge, and cool off in the swimming pool. Back in your 4WD vehicle, drive north to the Kungkalanayi Lookout, hike uphill and admire gorgeous 360-degree views of the area. Drop by the Purnululu Visitor Centre before heading back to the Bellburn Airstrip. Bid farewell to your guide and fly over the Argyle Diamond Mine and Carr Boyd ranges back to Kununurra. (Duration: 5 hrs; Shared Tour: 10 Guests max)

Hotel Options
RoomOne Bedroom Apartment
MealsRoom Only
StyleGuest house
Day 8 - 10

Drive yourself from Kununurra to Katherine in your rental car (Duration: 5.5 hrs)

Katherine

2 Nights

Popularly known as the town, where “The Outback meets the Tropics”, Katherine is an important settlement of the Northern Territory. Its scenic location on the Katherine River makes it the perfect base to explore striking natural formations like majestic gorges, shimmering waterfalls and lush overhanging gardens.

Included Activities

Explore Port Nitmiluk National Park on your own
Explore the natural wonders at Nitmiluk National Park on this self-guided activity. Head out at a convenient time in the morning or afternoon to experience firsthand the geology, aboriginal history, and landscape of this park known for its spectacular cluster of gorges, rapids, and falls. Start your tour at the visitor center where you can browse through the informative displays and plan out your day. Take your pick of activities such as canoeing, hiking, bird watching, and swimming. Or, get a glimpse of aboriginal culture at one of the rock art sites at this sprawling park managed by the Jawoyn ethnic group. You could also opt for a sunrise or sunset cruise to make the most of your visit. (Half Day; No guide; No transfers; Entrance fees and meals are not included).

Group Nit Nit Dreaming Two Gorge Cruise
Experience the richly symbolic landscape of the Two Gorges, the longest of all the 13 gorges in the region. Marvel at the striking natural features made by the Katherine River through this ancient land, resulting in magnificent gorges, huge boulders and picturesque rock pools. Learn how the gorges came to be named by the natural custodians of the place, the Jawoyn people and listen to other mythical creation stories of the land. Walk 400 meters from the first gorge called Nitmiluk to the second one, known as Blue Winged Kookaburra. Gaze across to lush overhanging gardens that provide a vivid contrast to the sandstone walls. Feel the unique appeal of the landscape, which holds deep spiritual significance for the Jawoyn people before you return to the comfort of your cruise vessel. (Shared Activity; Duration: 2 hrs; Please note that guests are advised to wear a hat, sunscreen, protective clothing and insect repellent).

Hotel Options
Cicada Lodge – Opt 1
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleLodge
Day 10 - 12

Drive yourself from Katherine to Darwin in your rental car (Duration: 3 .5 hrs)

Darwin

2 Nights

Home to the indigenous Larrakia people and a gateway to adventures of the wild outback, Darwin thrives as a cosmopolitan center with rich historical bearings.

Included Activities

Group Darwin Sunset Cruise
The Charles Darwin cruise is the perfect way to get a panoramic view of the famed and strikingly beautiful Darwin sunset. Your tour will take place in the Bridge Deck of the large, tri-level catamaran, in which you can sail in complete air-conditioned comfort. Climb up to the Sun Deck on the top for the best views of the setting sun. Your cruise will be accompanied by insightful commentary on the harbor and Darwin’s rich history as well. The wide selection of drinks available for purchase from the onboard licensed bar, accompanied by bar eats, make for the perfect sundowner experience! (Duration: 2.5 hrs; Time: 1800 hrs; Shared Activity).

Explore Darwin on your own
Savor the sights and surrounds of Darwin by yourself at your own pace. For an exciting start to the day, go crocodile diving – in a protected cage of course – at Crocosaurus Cove. Fancy a spot of history? Head to the Defence of Darwin Experience, which takes you through Australia’s aviation heritage and military history. You can also take a walk through the underground oil storage tunnels. There are several crystal-clear thermal springs dotted around Darwin, ideal for a refreshing dip. There is also plenty of local wildlife to be seen at Howard Springs Nature Park and Hunting Reserve. If you wish, spend your evening with popcorn and beers as you watch classic flicks at Deckchair Cinema near Darwin Harbour. Or head for a heli pub crawl experience across the Top End! At sunset, how about some drinks at Darwin Sailing Club and later, crocodile meat sampling at the waterfront Stokes Hill Wharf? (Full Day; No guide; No transfers; Entrance fees and meals are not included).

Hotel Options
RoomCity View Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomDeluxe View Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational

Make your own way to the Darwin airport and drop off your rental car

International Departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 5,790 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 6,090 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation and meals, as specified in the itinerary
  • Activities and excursions, as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation services, as specified in the itinerary
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact supporting you during your trip

Not Included

  • Entrance fees and meals, unless mentioned in the itinerary description
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Visa and tourism fees
  • Travel, health and cancellation insurance
  • International airfare
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Australia: Adventure Tour of the Northwest

12 days $ 5,790 / person

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