Tour Details

Tour Name10 Day Darwin to Broome Tour
Days10
Price:$3295
Group Size:Max 20
Suitable ForAdventure Travellers
DepartsDarwin 7am. Monthly Apr – Oct
Vehicle4WD Overland Truck
OperatorCode Shared with Adventure Tours Australia
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Beth Freeman
Beth Freeman
2024-07-02
This Kimberley tour exceeded all my expectations. Tim Joey and Sally guided us into such spectacular and private areas of this region that I wouldnt have had the confidence to venture there as a couple on our own. They guided us on some challenging tracks building our expertise within just a few days. The Tommy campers were brilliant with everything you needed, especially the cool water shower after returning from hikes. The team planned early morning starts providing magnificent rock star sunrises and vantage points where it was just our group allowing us a full day and always getting to camp with plenty of time to setup for the evening Catering was awesome and complimented with camp fires, marshmallows cups of tea and early retreats gearing up for the next day. Most importantly this tour allows one the headspace to recalibrate , get back to nature and challenge you physically and mentally . Highly recommend the KAT team for singles couples and families.
Karen Morse
Karen Morse
2024-06-30
The Kimberleys – what an amazing place! Our Adventure Tour was the absolute trip of a lifetime. Many thanks to Tim and Bianca for all of your help with the four-wheel driving tips and wonderful food. We felt so supported and grateful to be able to visit some amazing places - great scenery, great hiking, great indigenous art, great waterfalls & swimming holes and most of all great company. We especially enjoyed the fun filled poems and limericks around the campfire with our new friends. We highly recommend this company and this tour. If you want adventure, then this is definitely the tour for you. Everything is done with so much support and generosity of spirit. You will not be disappointed. Thanks a million Tim & Bianca. Brett & Karen - aka The Penguins 🐧🐧
Denzil Anselmi
Denzil Anselmi
2024-06-10
Our self drive trip in the Kimberley’s was everything we hoped for and then just so much more. So well organised with a great mix of 4 wheel driving, swimming in water holes and adventuring. Our camping spots were all incredible and we loved the delicious dinners around the campfire. Thank you Tim and Bianca it was a trip of a lifetime.
Sue Graham
Sue Graham
2024-06-10
We can thoroughly recommend Kimberley Adventure Tours for a real 4WD adventure holiday exploring the Kimberley region. Tim and Bianca provided an awesome small group experience. Bush camping in remote spots, great food and chat around the campfire each night. The Tommy campers were comfortable and well set up. Lots of hiking through gorges to beautiful swimming spots and indigenous art sites. We often had special places to ourselves due to Tim and Bianca’s knowledge and connections around the region. Thanks for a truly memorable holiday! Sue and Paul
Dan P
Dan P
2023-11-16
Our family of 5 (kids aged 11, 9 and 5) had an incredible time on the 10 day Kimberley self drive tour. Heath is an excellent tour guide - very knowledgeable and personable. Angie’s catering was simply remarkable. Heath, Angie and the other people on the tour made our kids feel very included and welcome. The itinerary is not for those wanting quiet downtime - there is lots of travel, sights and adventure! It was fantastic seeing our kids throw themselves into all the activities such as hiking, swimming and camping. We absolutely recommend this experience.
Aaron Lamshed
Aaron Lamshed
2023-10-21
This tour was incredible. The Kimberley is a special place and there is no one better than heath and ang to expertly guide you around. Their energy and knowledge was amazing, food was delicious and made it a once in a life time experience. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone that loves active adventure. We had adults and kids from 3 to 16 and they all had a great time. Thanks guys we loved it!
Alex pikoulas
Alex pikoulas
2023-10-10
An exceptional trip highly recommended. Very well organised with incredible experiences from 4 wheel driving, swimming in water holes, hiking, scenic camping, culture education and great meals. We were blown away. A special thanks to tour guide and cook Heath and Angie who went above and beyond.
Philipp Klein
Philipp Klein
2023-09-02
It was a trip of a lifetime which one can't put together oneself. The self-drive experience took us to places barely accessible to the wider public (and certainly not by larger busses) and our guides were outstanding. Thanks to their expertise and deep knowledge of the Kimberleys, all 6 of us had an amazing time (kids 6-13). All hikes and swims were adventurous but fine to handle with the kids. And we learned so much about flora and fauna. We enjoyed most of the spots we visited without any other group around (as our guides knew very well when and how to visit) and were always looking forward to the excellent cooking at night. If you are unsure of going with kids or of the self drive experience ... GO! DO IT! These memories will count towards a hand full of unique trips we make in a lifetime. You will not find another tour operator nor guides like this again.

Tour Inclusions

  • 10 Day Darwin to Broome Tour.
  • 9 Breakfasts, 10 Lunches, 9 Dinners
  • All National Park entry fees.
  • All Camping fees.
  • 4WD vehicle.
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Pick up and drop off at your Darwin CBD accommodation.
  • All camping gear except sleeping bags.

Tour Exclusions

  • Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise.
  • Helicopter Flights at Purnululu National Park.
  • Sleeping Bags.

Darwin to Broome Tour Notes

  • Prices quoted are AUD – (Australian Dollars).


Darwin to Broome Tour Itinerary

  • Please Note: The following itinerary is to be used as a guide only, road conditions, changing weather over the seasonal period and multiple other factors require that the actual itinerary is structured for the best possible result. Our tour structure is flexible and is designed to change if required.

1. Darwin to Katherine

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The sun rises early in the Kimberley so there’s no point in sleeping in, we’ll pick you up from your Darwin accommodation from 7am and head for the wilderness.

Leaving the comfort of the city behind we head for what many consider to be one of the last great expanses of rugged wilderness areas remaining in the world, the mighty Kimberley Region of Northern Western Australia.

Our first stop on the Darwin to Broome tour is about 2 hours South of Darwin, Edith Falls in Katherine Gorge National Park, a short 3 km walk to the upper pools brings us to the first of many beautiful waterfalls which we will see over the next 10 days.

After Edith Falls we’ll head for our private campsite on the edge of Nitmiluk National Park, where permanent tents with swags await you. In the evening, settle down for dinner with the group.

Edith Falls

 

Highlights

  • Depart Darwin
  • Edith Falls
  • Katherine Township
  • Victoria River
  • Private Campsite with Permanent Tents, Toilets and Showers
  • Activities:Swimming & Hiking 3km – 5km
  • Meals: LD

2. Katherine to Lake Argyle

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Today we head to Lake Argyle for what is regularly voted as the highlight of the tour. Lake Argyle is a huge freshwater lake teaming with wildlife, from wallabies in the rocky shores, to freshwater crocodiles to birdlife.

Join a optional sunset cruise on the Lake ($100 payable direct to the boat operator),

Lake Argyle Sunset from the boat

 

Lake Argyle Infinity Pool

Lake Argyle Infinity

 

Highlights

  • Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise (at own cost)
  • Lake Argyle Infinity Pool
  • Camp: Camping with facilities
  • Activities: Boat Cruise & Swimming
  • Meals: BLD

3. Lake Argyle to Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles)

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From Lake Argyle we head into Kununurra to replenish supplies, as we approach town the mobile phones start beeping and we take the opportunity to catch up on the world with some free time in this classic outback town while your guide replenishes supplies.

From Kununurra we head to one of the highlights of this Kimberley trip, Purnululu National Park, more commonly known as the Bungle Bungles. Our time in this region is spent hiking and exploring the Gorges and amazing landscapes the area contains.

The long and dusty track into the Bungles is spectacular; it winds its way through valleys, over ranges and through creeks before arriving at what must be one of the world’s most unique landscapes. The day ends with a spectacular sunset from a vantage point at camp where we’ll spent 2 nights.

Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles)

Sunset at Purnululu

Highlights

  • Kununurra
  • Purnululu National Park
  • Camp: National Park Facility
  • Activities: Early swimming if keen, walking approx 1 – 2km
  • Meals: BLD

4. Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles)

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Camping deep within Purnululu we are able to take advantage of a spectacular Bungle Bungles sunrise.

A short drive from camp is the trailhead for the Cathedral Gorge hike, a spectacular hike though the beehive formations to Cathedral Gorge. The gorge itself is one of the most impressive geological formations you are likely to see anywhere.

From here there is the opportunity to take a scenic flight over the Bungles, helicopter rides from 18 minutes are available. From the air the bungles take on a completely new perspective and the open chopper is sensational. Scenic flights are at your own expense and organised on the day.

We then head off for Echidna Chasm for a hike into the domes, following a creek to its source at a narrow passage buried within the Bungles.

At the end of the day we crack another sunset and head back to camp.

Dawn hike at Piccaninny Creek, Purnululu National Park

Happy campers after completing an optional helicopter flight at Purnululu

Highlights

  • Purnululu Sunrise
  • Cathedral Gorge
  • Picaninny Creek
  • Echidna Chasm
  • Beehive Formations
  • Optional Helicopter Flight
  • Camp: National Park Facility
  • Activities: Hiking approx 5km
  • Meals: BLD

5. Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles) to El Questro Station

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Today we leave Purnululu behind and head for the famous Gibb River Road, a 700km long outback road which runs between Derby and Kununurra, it’s not the easiest route, the track is often rough, there are a number or deep water crossings and a 4WD vehicle is essential. However it’s an amazing travel route as along the length of the Gibb River Road are vast tracts of wilderness and numerous rivers, gorges and waterfalls to explore.

After a short distance however we reach El Questro Station, home of many beautiful landscapes and gorges where we’ll spend 2 nights, Emma Gorge, El Questro Gorge and Zebedee Springs are all part of El Questro and we’ll explore these from our comfortable Station basecamp of the edge of a beautiful freshwater creek.

Emma Falls at El Questro

 

Freshwater Creek Adjacent To Our El Questro Campsite

Highlights

  • El Questro Station
  • Emma Falls
  • The Gibb River Road
  • Cockburn Ranges
  • Camp: El Questro Camp with facilities
  • Activities: Hiking & Swimming approx 5km
  • Meals: BLD

6. El Questro Station

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With a full day to explore El Questro Station, we make to most of it.

Our first activity is to visit Zebedee Springs, and stunning thermal spring comlex at the base of an escarpment surrounded by Livistonia Palm Trees. What a way to wake up for the day!

From Zebedee we head to El Questro Gorge, a narrow gorge following a flowing creek fresh water

Today we push west, there is a variety great spots to stop and check out, including secluded waterholes and Ellenbrae Cattle Station before arriving at Manning Gorge. Camp tonight is either at Manning Gorge, where toilets and showers are available, or back into the bush depending on the preference of your guide.

El Questro Gorge

 

Cockburn Escarpment on El Questro Station

 

Highlights

  • El Questro Station
  • El Questro Gorge
  • Zebedee Springs
  • Cockburn Ranges
  • Camp: El Questro Camp with facilities
  • Activities: Hiking & Swimming approx 5km
  • Meals: BLD

7. El Questro Station to Manning Gorge

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From El Questro we continue on our Westerly trek towards Broome.

Our first task is to drive the 4WD though the Pentecost River, driving a vehicle across a 60 metre wide outback river which is occupied by Salt Water Crocodiles is not something you do every day, but it’s only way through so across we go.

Today we push west, there is a variety great spots to stop and check out, including secluded waterholes and Ellenbrae Cattle Station before arriving at Manning Gorge. Camp is down steam from Manning Gorge on the banks of the Barnet River, again we stay here for 2 nights.

Crossing The Pentecost River

Highlights

  • Gibb River Road
  • Ellenbrae Station
  • Pentecost River Crossing
  • Manning Gorge
  • Camp: Campground with facilities
  • Activities: Hiking & Swimming approx 2 – 3km
  • Meals: BLD

8. Manning Gorge

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Another day of adventure awaits. From camp we head off on our daily hike.

A white sandy beach with a Pandanus tree lined waterway opening into a wide clear waterhole greets us only minutes after starting the walk.

The gorge has a waterfall plus a deep wide swimming hole surrounded by granite cliffs & rock outcrops. It is a spectacular setting with hidden examples of Bradshaw Aboriginal Rock Art.

Depending on the time available, Galvans Gorge is also visited.

We return to camp where we can enjoy the tranquil surrounds on the stunning river.

Manning Gorge Falls

 

Indigenous Rock Art at Galvins Gorge

Highlights

  • Manning Gorge
  • Galvan’s Gorge
  • Camp: Campground with facilities
  • Activities: Hiking & Swimming up to 8km
  • Meals: BLD

9. Manning Gorge to Windjana Gorge

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The main stop for the today is Bell Gorge, another day, another amazing waterfall to explore! Such is life in the Kimberley.

After a 15-minute walk we come to a beautiful Creek, which flows through the centre of this impressive gorge and cascades over numerous falls. A deep swimming hole at the base of the main waterfall, surrounded by shady ledges and high cliffs, is an ideal lunch spot.

If time permits we also drop into Adcock Gorge today.

Our last camp for the tour is at Windjana Gorge, where a comfortable National Park campground with shower and toilet facilities awaits.

The Spectacular Bell Gorge

Highlights

  • Adcock Gorge
  • Bell Gorge
  • Camp: Private Wilderness Camp on Station Country
  • Activities: Hiking & Swimming approx 4km
  • Meals: BLD

10. Windjana Gorge to Broome

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Today we explore Tunnel Creek and Windjana Gorge before making our way into the coastal town of Broome.

Tunnel Creek is an amazing natural phenomenon and holds great significance to the local Aboriginal people, and getting there early normally guarantees we have the place for ourselves. It is a 750 metre long stretch of creek, which runs underground through one of the oldest cave systems in Western Australia.

Aboriginal rock paintings are present in the cave and it was a hideout of the Aboriginal warrior, Jandamarra in 1897.

Next we head to Windjana Gorge, a huge gorge cut into the ranges over millennium to reveal beautiful scenery of high vertical cliffs, sandy beaches and meandering creek. We head off on a hike at Windjana of 2- 4km and always see freshwater crocodiles swimming in the clear waterholes.

From Windjana Gorge we check out the Boab Prison Tree near Derby and then make our way into Broome. We normally arrive into Broome at around 5pm, your guide will drop you at your accommodation.

Tunnel Creek

 

Windjana Gorge

Highlights

  • Tunnel Creek
  • Windjana Gorge
  • Boab Prison Tree Derby
  • Broome
  • Activities:Caving & Hiking, approx 4km
  • Meals: BL


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