Top End & Kimberley Spectacular
12 Day Itinerary (Darwin > Broome)
(Tour Code FLSCTEKS)
Let the spectacular Kimberley share its many stories with you as you journey into the heart of this incredible region.
Venture into the many delights of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Visit billabongs, spot crocodiles and immerse yourself in the ancient stories of this land. A dinner cruise on Katherine Gorge is a highlight, as is spending time on the breathtaking Ord River. Journey along the famed Gibb River Road to El Questro Wilderness Park and marvel at the beauty of Chamberlain Gorge.
Visit an Aboriginal community, have a yarn with traditional owners and share a cup of tea with an old drover; the people you meet along the way will be just as memorable as the landscapes you encounter. Bid farewell to your new friends in Broome, but not before exploring the tropical waters and pristine beaches of this gorgeous town.
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Day 1 - Darwin
Meals included: Dinner
Day 2 - Darwin
Day 3 - Darwin > Kakadu National Park
Yellow Water Billabong Cruise
Travel to the amazing World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park and marvel at ancient Aboriginal rock art at Nourlangie Rock. Visit Bowali Visitors Centre for a greater understanding about the area before cruising on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting crocodiles and bird life. Overnight stay Kakadu.
Day 4 - Kakadu National Park > Katherine
Enrich: Katherine Gorge Dinner Cruise
Be transported into the spiritual world of the Jawoyn people and explore their culture and history as you cruise through spectacular Katherine Gorge. Enjoy the stories with the magnificent backdrop of towering cliff faces that change colour as the sun sets.
Day 5 - Katherine > Kununurra
Ord River Cruise
Journey today to Western Australia and let the vast expanse of the Kimberley slowly reveal itself. Visit Lake Argyle, the largest lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Your afternoon cruise on the Ord River is simply breathtaking. Marvel at the vast variety of bird life, immense gorge walls and river scenery before arriving for an overnight stay in Kununurra.
Day 6 - Kununurra > El Questro
Gibb River Road
Day 7 - El Questro
Free choice Choose between a cruise through Chamberlain Gorge or an outback experience learning about traditional medicines, hunting techniques and the use of fire on a culture and history tour of El Questro. Alternatively relax with a picnic hamper and enjoy the ambience of this amazing place or join a park ranger on a bird tour.
Sundowners Relax over evening drinks at the airstrip while capturing stunning views of the sunset at Emma Gorge.
Day 8 - El Questro > Halls Creek
Argyle Diamond Mine
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 - Halls Creek > Fitzroy Crossing
Enrich: Yiyili Aboriginal School
Day 10 - Fitzroy Crossing > Broome
Enrich: Boab prison tree
Enrich Have a yarn with a traditional land owner whose grandfather was both a prisoner and prison warden at the remarkable Boab prison tree. View the tree and visit one of the oldest supermarkets and chemists in the world replete with no walls or cash registers. Enjoy a cup of tea with an old drover where you can sit and reminisce about the Kimberley cattle industry of old.
Dine at Sunset Bar and Grill, Zanders or Rambutans Malaysian, all at Cable Beach.
Day 11 - Broome
Free choice Discover the rare and beautiful Australian South Sea pearl on a Willie Creek Pearl Farm tour or enjoy a colourful and informative tour taking in the city sights on a Harley Davidson trike. Alternatively, soak up the views from the top of a camel at sunset along the famous Cable Beach or visit remote and inaccessible areas on a hovercraft tour of Broome.
Day 12 - Broome
Departures / Pricing 2019
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