9 Day El Questro, Gorges and Purnululu Explorer

9 Day El Questro, Gorges and Purnululu Explorer

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 Geike Gorge.

Tour Highlights

  • Boab Prison Tree
  • Gibb River Road
  • Tunnel Creek
  • Windjana Gorge
  • Bell Gorge
  • Purnululu National Park
  • Galvans Gorge and Home Valley
  • Emma Gorge
  • Ord River
  • Lake Kununurra
  • Halls Creek
  • Fitzroy Crossing

Tour Info

Code KW-GKBR9
Style
  • Deluxe Safari
  • Explorer Tour
Duration 9 Days
Price From $5795
Departures

1

Vehicle 4WD
Suitability Open Age
Start Broome @ 06.00 am
Finish Broome @ 05.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

This morning, begin your adventure with a visit to the Boab Prison Tree before your journey along the Gibb River Road. Pass through a spectacular landscape of intensely coloured ranges, dramatic gorges, deep rock pools and tumbling waterfalls. Travel to Tunnel Creek and wade through the cool waters to view the wonderful oasis beyond. At Windjana Gorge, see the ancient marine fossils embedded in the gorge walls and spot freshwater crocodiles lazing on the banks of the Lennard River. Arrive at the stunning Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge.

Stay: Two Nights: EXCLUSIVE! Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Daily Meals Included:
• Lunch
• Dinner

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Full Trip Highlights

Learn about the Indigenous program at Home Valley Station and the history of cattle stations
Soak in the thermal Zebedee Springs at El Questro Wilderness Park
After a day's exploration of the Bungle Bungle Range, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over its striking beehive domes
Journey on the iconic Gibb River Road
Learn about Wandjina and Bradshaw Aboriginal Art
Explore some of the Kimberley's most secluded gorges, including Windjana, Bell, Manning and Galvans gorges
Cruise along ancient Geikie Gorge and the mighty Ord River
Explore Purnululu National Park
See the unusual China Wall formation


Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where rugged cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Take a swim beneath the waterfall, spot the fascinating birdlife, or perhaps take an energetic hike.

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Travel through the heart of Kimberley cattle country to discover the beautifully secluded Galvans Gorge. Admire the rock art or indulge in a leisurely swim in the refreshing waters. Rejoin the Gibb River Road and continue on to Barnett River Gorge where you will enjoy a delicious picnic. After lunch, ford the mighty Durack River and arrive at Home Valley Station. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner.

Stay: Home Valley Station

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Enjoy a fascinating tour of Home Valley Station before fording the Pentecost River to El Questro Wilderness Park. Take an optional hike to Emma Gorge, where you can indulge in a refreshing swim beneath the towering droplet waterfall. Delight in a sumptuous dinner at your picturesque resort.

Stay: Emma Gorge Resort in El Questro

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Join a guided cruise to Lake Kununurra and view the ruggedly dramatic landscape of the mighty Ord River. Admire the breathtaking scenery, fascinating bird life and lurking crocodiles of this truly timeless land.

Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Day 6. Purnululu National Park

Journey to Purnululu National Park. One of Australia's most fascinating landmarks, the park is home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range. Standing above a woodland and grass-covered plain, steep cliffs feature on the western side. The range has both geological and Indigenous cultural significance. Hike into Echidna Chasm, a spectacular cleft in the rock, before settling in to the tranquillity of your wilderness lodge.

Stay: Two Nights: EXCLUSIVE! Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Today, discover the magic of Purnululu for yourself and learn that it's not just the Bungle Bungle Range that makes this region so incredible. Walk along Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the high walls of the amazing Bungles. Your next stop is the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge, a spacious cavern reaching skywards, where you can test your vocal chords. As you wander through, marvel at the beehive domes while your guide brings the natural history of the range to life. You may like to enjoy an optional scenic helicopter flight over the domes - own expense. Savour a truly magnificent sight as the sun sets to accentuate the vibrant colours of the earth.

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner


Farewell the Bungle Bungle Range and visit Halls Creek. See the unusual China Wall, a natural quartz formation that runs from a small creek over a gentle hill. Continue to Fitzroy Crossing, a small settlement situated on the Fitzroy River.

Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner



Journey into Geikie Gorge National Park this morning. Explore Geikie Gorge, situated at the junction of the Oscar and Geikie Ranges. Board a unique cruise along the stunning gorge and learn more about the beautiful flora and fauna of this spectacular region. After lunch, return to Broome where your remarkable journey comes to an end.

Daily Meals Included:
Breakfast
Lunch

Inclusion

  • Sightseeing, park and excursion fees
  • Transfers to and from the airport
  • Small groups – maximum 20 travellers
  • The services of an expert Driver-Guide
  • Additional guides on selected walks
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD

Dinning

  • Includes 25 meals - Enjoy 8 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 8 Dinners


Activity Level

  • A good level of fitness and health is required to participate in Our 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
     

Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • We recommend to arrive Broome day prior as this tour departs early Morning from Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa( can be pick up from oaks Broome or oaks cable beach- on request).
  • Last day book the domestic flight after 7 pm, intentional flights after 08.30 pm or day after. 
  • Weather may cause disruptions to itinerary, especially in remote locations and at the start of the season
  • We highly recommends travel insurance
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included