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Iconic Kimberley

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12 Day Iconic Kimberley Itinerary (APT)
Countries Explored: Australia
Trip Operator:
4 - 4.5 Star
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4WD Adventure
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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 12 Day Iconic Kimberley. On an epic 4WD land adventure, watch glowing sunsets, swim beneath waterfalls and bathe in natural springs. From the vast wilderness of El Questro to the fiery red landscapes of Purnululu National Park, you'll be left captivated by the Kimberley.


Arrive in Broome, where we meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Settle in and enjoy the evening at leisure, enjoying the spectacle of a famed Broome sunset. Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa (D)

Journey on the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above pristine white sands and fossils lay embedded in the gorge walls. Next it's on to Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre-long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. Wade through the cool waters that fill the tunnel and emerge on the other side to a serene oasis. Stay Two Nights: APT's exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)

Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. You might like to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a dip in the waterfall below. Alternatively, relax in the shade and enjoy a spot of birdwatching. (B/L/D)

Travel through the heart of Kimberley cattle country to Galvans Gorge, where a refreshing swim awaits. Then, continue to the beautiful Manning Gorge, where you'll enjoy lunch before arriving at the historic cattle station of Drysdale River Station. Stay: Drysdale River Station (B/L/D)

Explore the Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art galleries of the Mitchell Plateau before a swim in the clear waters of the King Edward River. Stay Two Nights: APT's exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art.

A world of waterfalls awaits your discovery today. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls and view rarely seen rock art. See Big Mertens Falls, then enjoy an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls, or you can hike back to the vehicle with your guide. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Soar over incredible Mitchell Falls on an included helicopter flight.

Bidding the Mitchell Plateau goodbye, rejoin the Gibb River Road and ford the Durack and Pentecost rivers on the way to El Questro, an incredible cattle station come nature reserve that covers a staggering 700,000 acres. Stay Two Nights: El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort (B/L/D)

Hike to Emma Gorge and enjoy the chance to swim beneath a droplet waterfall. After lunch, enjoy a Signature Experience. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Relax as you soak in the hot springs and leave feeling revitalised.

Journey into Purnululu National Park, home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range. Travel the Spring Creek Track before hiking to Echidna Chasm, a natural cleft in the rock. Later, arrive at your lodge in the heart of the national park. Stay Two Nights: APT's exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)

Explore the magic of Purnululu for yourself and discover the depth of the Bungle Bungle Range. Created by the constant erosion of river movements over 20 million years, the range has both geological and Indigenous cultural significance. Start with a walk along Piccaninny Creek, before stopping at Cathedral Gorge. You might like to take a helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungle Range (own expense). (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Toast the day with a glass of bubbly as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range.

Travel to Lake Argyle today, the largest man-made lake in the Southern Hemisphere. From here, set out on a wildlife cruise along the mighty Ord River. Explore this ecological system that has developed from the damming of the river to create an area rich in native wildlife and flora. Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort (B/L/D)

Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Trip Inclusions

  • Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art
  • Soar over Mitchell Falls on an included helicopter flight
  • Relax as you soak in Zebedee Springs and leave feeling revitalised
  • Toast the day with a glass of bubbly as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range

  • Experiences in 11 destinations
  • The services of an expert APT driver-guide
  • Price includes airport transfers and park fees

  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 32 meals

  • Stay at APT's exclusive network of Wilderness Lodges

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices are for land tour only, flights not included
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Kimberley & Outback Wilderness Adventures

APT Kimberley & Outback Wilderness Adventures (2023)

Australia’s vast Kimberley region is one of the world’s last true wilderness frontiers. Uncover 420,000 square kilometres of ancient landscapes and boab-studded plains. Then there’s the Outback. Here, your senses are heightened as you enter a boundless landscape alive with Indigenous culture and powerful echoes of an ancient history. Its stark beauty...more is majestic to behold. And Queensland boasts a coastline defined by magnificent islands and reefs, as well as a characterful and rugged interior. Whether you want to journey to the ends of the land or find yourself within its spiritual centre, APT is for you.

Prices & Dates

There are currently no departures available on this trip. Either it's the end of the season and new departures will be released shortly, or this itinerary has been changed and will no longer continue. Feel free to contact us for information about when next seasons dates will be released or click here to view the general release dates for all destinations.

Tour & cruises prices are per person. Prices shown have savings applied, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Prices and trip information are correct at the time at this point in time, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking and are subject to change by APT.

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