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.
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Day 1. Arrive Broome, Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek.
Day 2. Geikie Gorge, Purnululu National Park.
Day 3. Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge.
Day 4. Echidna Chasm, Kununurra.
Enjoy a spectacular hike to Echidna Chasm. Afterwards, arrive in Kununurra.
Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort. BLD
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
- After a day’s exploration of the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over its striking beehive domes
- Soak in the thermal hot pools of Zebedee Springs at El Questro Wilderness Park, an extremely rare discovery within the region
Moderate Activity Level – This tour includes mainly easy walks over uneven terrain, with some optional more challenging hikes.
PLEASE NOTE: Weather may cause disruptions to itinerary, especially in remote locations. Tours at the start of the season are more susceptible to itinerary changes due to late seasonal rain.
- 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
Departures / Pricing 2019
|Twin Share||Solo Trav.|
|May 3, 5, 14, 16, 22, 30||$6,195||$7,495|
|June 19, 30||$6,195||$7,495|
|July 1, 12, 16 ,18, 20, 24||$6,195||$7,495|
|Aug 4, 18, 29||$6,195||$7,495|
|Sept 8, 15, 18||$6,195||$7,495|
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