9 Day El Questro, Gorges & Purnululu

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.

Itinerary

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

Your day starts early today 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. LD

Day 2. Geikie Gorge, Purnululu National Park.

Travel to Danggu Geikie Gorge National Park and explore magnificent 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. Two Night Stay: EXCLUSIVE! Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge. BLD

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. Marvel at the majestic beehive domes as your guide brings the natural history of the range to life. 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. You may like to experience an optional scenic helicopter flight over the range (own expense). This evening, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the striking domes of the Bungle Bungle massif. BLD

Day 4. Echidna Chasm, Kununurra.​

Enjoy a spectacular hike to Echidna Chasm. Afterwards, arrive in Kununurra. Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort. BLD

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

Join a spectacular wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From a modern shaded vessel, 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. Travel back to Kununurra then 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. BLD

Day 6. Emma Gorge, Home Valley Station.

Head to the beautiful Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Afterwards 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. Head to a superb viewing area as you savour this inspirational setting with sunset drinks, overlooking the beautiful backdrop of the Cockburn Range. Stay: Home Valley Station. BLD

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

At beautiful Manning Gorge, you’ll enjoy lunch in the shade of boab trees. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole. Inspect the Wandjina rock art on the gorge walls. Later, arrive at Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge for dinner. Two Night Stay: EXCLUSIVE! Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge. BLD

Day 8. Bell Gorge, Hike and Swim.

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. BLD

Day 9. Derby, Depart Broome.

Travel into the Wilinggin King Leopold Range Conservation Park, then travel along the Gibb River Road to Derby, where you will visit the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Later in the afternoon, return to Broome, where your journey draws to a conclusion. BL

 

 

Inclusions

  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 17 locations
  • APT’s exclusive network of wilderness lodges
  • Small group travel with a maximum of 20 guests
  • Expert Driver-Guide & additional guides on selected walks
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • 25 meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers

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