10-Day Kimberley 4WD Experience from Darwin to Broome
This interactive 4WD safari includes all the big Kimberley attractions, such as the Bungles Bungles, Mitchell Falls, Elquestro and the Gibb River Road. This tour gives you the unique opportunity to experience the Australian Outback while walking, swimming and sleeping under the stars. You can expect to be treated to luxury 4WD travel, entry to all national and wilderness parks, and your professional guide with 20 years Kimberley experience taking care of you while providing quality broad interpretation of all destinations. This is predominantly a camping tour, accommodation can be organised for some nights on request. Private Tours are available for up to six adults, or families of up to seven with children.
Day 1 (L,D) Visit Edith Falls for a swim, then head to Keep River National Park. Take a walk through the sandstone country before enjoying a stunning outback sunset.
Day 2 (B,L,D) Cross the NT/WA border, enter the East Kimberley, and stop in Kununurra, hosting some aboriginal art galleries and cafes. Drive through the Carboyd and Durack Ranges and continue towards the Bungles. End at one of the Park's sunset vantage points.
Day 3 (B,L,D) Spend the morning hiking the Bungle Bungle Range, trek Piccinnini Creek, Cathedral Gorge, and Echidna Chasm. Take a helicopter to view the grandeur of the surrounding Bungle Bungle landscape (own expense).
Day 4 (B,L,D) Explore Elquestro Wilderness Park and hike into Emma Gorge to arrive at a waterfall in a lush tropical paradise. Travel further along the Gibb to Home Valley Station. Enjoy a sunset safari to the crest of the Pentecost Range, a panoramic vantage point of the East Kimberley.
Day 5 (B,L,D) Hit the Gibb bound for the Mitchell Plateau with a stop at Drysdale River Station. Arriving at the King Edward River, explore the many cultural and rock art sites in the area. Finish with a swim in the crocodile free waters of the King Edward River.
Day 6 (B,L,D) Spend the day hiking, swimming, and exploring Mitchell Plateau and Falls, its landscapes, water features and ancient intricate rock art. There is another opportunity for a helicopter flight over the Mitchell Falls area (own expense).
Day 7 (B,L,D) Indulge at Galvans Gorge, a small plunge pool and amphitheater, nestled in a soft lush environment. Then travel south through Mount House Station and the Fitzroy Valley towards the southern King Leopold Ranges onto Mornington Wilderness Camp.
Day 8 (B,L,D) Spend the day exploring Mornington; 4WD, hiking, swimming, and canoeing. Begin with a morning canoe expedition through Diamond Gorge, with time for a swim and exploration of this remote gorge. Take an afternoon 4WD sunset safari to Sir John Gorge with the opportunity for a sunset swim, and a chance to witness one of the most colorful and striking Kimberley sunsets!
Day 9 (B,L,D) Pass the Mount House then stop at the Imintji Aboriginal community and visit the community arts center. Enter the King Leopold Ranges and explore Bell Gorge, one of the most popular Kimberley waterfalls. Arrive at Windjana Gorge in the afternoon for an easy walk, and to view some local freshwater crocodiles.
Day 10 (B,L) Follow the Devonian Reef system to Tunnel Creek, trek through the main tunnel and explore some of the secondary caverns of this amazing protected environment. Learn about the local Bunuba Indigenous heritage, important cultural stories and historic events. Visit the remote town of Derby, then view a 1500y old Boab prison tree. Arriving in Broome, enjoy the sunset at Cable Beach before going to your accommodation.