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Activities
  • 8 Days Walking
Accommodation
  • 10 nights camping, 2 nights accommodated
Meals
  • 9 Dinners
  • 12 Lunches
  • 12 Breakfasts

13 Days$3325USD

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Small groups only
Guided group sizes are strictly limited to maximum 16 people, average of 8-10


 
 
Trip Code: KWT

Trip highlights


  • Enjoy 13 days of short walks through spectacular scenery
  • Watch the spectacular sunset at Purnululu (Bungle Bungles)
  • A unique one-way itinerary that allows maximum time for experiencing the region by minimising driving
  • Abundant opportunities to relax, swim and unwind
  • Be transported back in time at significant indigenous sites
  • Take in the views with an optional cruise or helicopter flight

Why Book With Us

  • 2 professional guides and small group size
  • Walk only with a day pack
  • Comfortable camping with spacious tents (one per person in the group)
  • Transport on an air-conditioned 4WD bus with forward facing seats

Take 13 fun filled days to explore the best that the Kimberley region has to offer. From the Gibb River Road gorges, El Questro Wilderness Park to the Purnululu National Park (the Bungle Bungles) – you will see an abundant array of wildlife, stunning views and historic sites. You will travel for the entire trip in air-conditioned comfort in a well appointed 4WD coach, and enjoy fully guided walks along the way.

Spend a little time each day to walk, swim, relax, and soak up the surrounding beauty – all the while journeying into the untouched unparalleled beauty that is the Kimberley.


We depart Broome early this morning and head for Windjana Gorge, passing Boab trees (including the famous Prison Tree) and vast savannah woodlands interspersed with giant and unusual termite mounds. We'll visit the Mowanjum Aboriginal Art and Culture Centre where local artists display work depicting Wandjina and Gwion Gwion figures in an art form based on cave paintings. Accommodation: National Park camp site, Windjana Gorge.

Meals:  L,D

Today we explore the length of Windjana Gorge with a 7km return walk. The high walls of this gorge were once part of an ancient Devonian reef that surrounded the Kimberley. With its varied bird life, interesting reef walls and its many freshwater crocodiles, Windjana will keep us enthralled for hours. In the afternoon we visit Tunnel Creek, spending time walking through the 750m long cave system. Tunnel Creek is a significant site for the local Bunaba people. Accommodation: National Park camp site, Windjana Gorge Walking distance: 9km (Windjana Gorge: 7km, Tunnel Creek: 2km)

Meals:  B,L,D

We head through the Napier Range visiting Bell Creek Gorge with its many rock pools, rapids and a waterfall. This is a spectacular spot for a swim and one of the most photographed waterholes in the Kimberley. After a good amount of time exploring, we will drive on to our next campsite at Mt Barnett Station on the banks of the Manning Creek. Accommodation: Camp site, Mt Barnett Station Walking distance: 8km

Meals:  B,L,D

Leaving early from our campsite, we follow an open, beautiful walk trail to Manning Gorge and Falls. Swim, relax and soak in the atmosphere while you enjoy a home made morning tea, carried in by your guides. We will head back to the campsite for lunch. For those looking for a relaxed afternoon, it is time to read a book under a boab tree and perhaps another swim in the creek close to the camp. For those looking for something to explore, there are a few gorges within striking distance, so we can take a drive out to explore one of them. Accommodation: Camp site, Manning Creek Walking distance: 9km (Manning's Gorge: 50m swim and 7km walk, Galvan's Gorge: 2km walk)

Meals:  B,L,D

Enjoy the scenery and a true blue 'Gibb River Road massage' today on this mostly driving day. The typical Kimberley scenery includes the Pentecost River Lookout, which overlooks the river floodplain and the tabletop Cockburn Ranges beyond. We'll cross the Durack River and pass the site of the old Durack River Homestead, destroyed by flood in 2002. Accommodation: Camp site, El Questro

Meals:  B,L

During these two days there are plenty of walking and swimming options that we can undertake at El Questro. These include Amalia Gorge and Emma Gorge. Accommodation: Camp site, El Questro Walking distance: 4km on day 6 and 5km on day 7 (Day 6 at El Questro Gorge: 4km, Day 7 at Emma Gorge: 4km, Zebedee Springs: 1km).

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we head for Kununurra, visiting the Ramsar Wetland Parry Lagoons on the way - a wonderful spot to view masses of waterbirds. There will be time in the afternoon to catch up on washing, postcards or just to relax. The crew will be organising the fresh food for the next section of the trip. Dinner is not included tonight to give you the opportunity to taste some local delights. Accommodation: Ibis Styles, Kununurra

Meals:  B,L

It won't take long for us to have a look around the town, however Mirima National Park which is known locally as the "mini Bungles" is well worth a visit. In the afternoon we will head to Lake Argyle for a look around. For those who would like, there is the option to take a boat trip up the Ord River (must be pre-booked and pre-paid), which ends at Lake Argyle. Lunch and dinner are not included in today's itinerary. Accommodation: Ibis Styles, Kununurra Walking distance: 2.5km

Meals:  B

This morning we leave Kununurra and head for Purnululu National Park - one of only three natural World Heritage sites in Western Australia. The 53 kilometre 4wd road into the park is our reintroduction to outback tracks with creek crossings, wash aways and rough, slow sections. After setting up camp, we can go for a stroll and watch the sun set against the red rock of the Bungle Bungle Range - bring a drink if you like! Accommodation: National Park camp site, Purnululu

Meals:  B,L,D

We spend the next two days exploring the natural wonders of the park including Echidna Chasm, Mini Palms Gorge, the spectacular orange and black 'beehive' domes, Piccanniny Creek and Cathedral Gorge. There is time during our stay for an optional helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungle Range (must be pre-booked and pre-paid)- a fantastic way to see and appreciate this completely unique and beautiful landscape. Accommodation: National Park camp site, Purnululu Walking distance: 6.4km on day 11 and 7km/10km on day 12 (Day 11: Echidna Chasm - 2km, Mini Palm Springs Gorge - 4.4km. Day 12: Domes + Cathedral Gorge + Piccaninny Gorge Lookout - 7km, plus optional Whip Snake Gorge - 3km)

Meals:  B,L,D

This morning we leave Purnululu and make the return journey to Broome. It is a long epic drive but the scenery is truly out of this world. We will stop briefly in Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing, and then have you back in Broome in the early evening. The tour finishes with drops offs at your post tour accommodation. Walking distance: 4.4km

Meals:  B,L


Map

Elevation

The map and elevation chart are for illustrative purposes only and meant to provide general guidelines.


Inclusions

  • 12 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 10 dinners
  • 13 morning teas and 10 pre-dinner nibbles
  • 10 nights accommodation at campsites, 2 nights in twin share cabin accommodation
  • Transport in air-conditioned 4WD tour coach
  • 2 professional wilderness guides
  • All group camping equipment
  • All park entry fees
  • Emergency support satellite phones and first aid kit

  • Flights to and from departure points
  • Pre or post tour accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Sleeping bag or pillow (can be hired)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Day packs

Accommodation


Departure dates

* Guaranteed status denotes minimum trip numbers have been met, however the trips operation will be subject to there being no COVID-19 restrictions or other government travel advisories. Please contact us for further information.


Notes

H
High Season
NB:
*Ord Valley Muster is on in Kununurra from 13-22 May 2022. All departures that fall during this period will incur a price increase due to higher accommodation prices in Kununurra. The single supplement cost of the trip is also higher at $360pp.

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Total Priceper person from

$3325USD

Options & Supplements*
  • Sleeping Bag HireUSD$32
  • Single Supplement 2022 only - 2 nights in KununurraUSD$160
*Prices listed are per person

Essential Information

Ready to book? Make sure you download and read the detailed Kimberley Walking Tour trip notes which contains all the essential information you need to know before booking. Once you’ve booked, we will supply you with a Pre-Departure document which contains a detailed gear list and other important information to help you prepare for your adventure ahead.


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Enhancing your journey with authentic experiences, genuine cultural exchange and real exploration are the focal points on all of our adventures. In 2019, we were crowned by our peers as the best in adventure travel at The Travel Awards in Sydney.

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Responsible travel is at the heart of every program we offer as a fundamental and long held philosophy. When you book one of our 100% carbon offset adventures you’re supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife.

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 When you book one of our adventures, you will receive quality services at the best prices with plenty of inclusions. There are no hidden costs, single travellers don’t pay more and you’ll enjoy many ‘extra touches’ that ensure your holiday is excellent value for money.

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By joining this trip you are directly supporting positive impact projects in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

We’ve offset the carbon emitted by this trip by purchasing credits that support important projects that address the UN’s seventeen SDGs, like reducing poverty, affordable and clean energy, reducing hunger, clean water and climate action.

Proceeds from this adventure purchase carbon credits through the world’s largest and most awarded carbon project developer, South Pole, which are invested into projects accelerating the transition to renewable energy sources in developing countries.

Supported projects are based on internationally recognised standards and are third-party audited. They entail a series of positive impacts on the ground, which benefit local communities and ecosystems, that are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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