Kimberley, Kakadu and Arnhem Land Explorer - 4WD Small Group Tour

16 nights from $9,869 per person

Overview

Visit some of the less-explored areas of Australia on this fascinating 16 day tour taking in the beautiful Top End region as well as Western Australia. Explore the wetlands of Kakadu National Park, cruise through the scenic Katherine Gorge and marvel at the Bungle Bungles – this is a tour full of impressive natural beauty. You’ll also get the chance to see some ancient aboriginal rock art and learn about the traditions and customs of local people in the area.

Highlights:

  • Take a helicopter ride for an aerial view of Mitchell Falls
  • Cruise across the beautiful Katherine Gorge
  • View the wonderful Bungle Bungle Range
  • Visit Kakadu National Park
  • Enjoy stunning Aboriginal rock art
Whats included?
  • Accommodation
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
  • Internal travel
  • Tour guide throughout
  • 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 14 dinners
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Day 1

Darwin

Today you’ll arrive in Darwin where you’ll have the even at leisure.

Overnight: Darwin Mantra Pandanas

Day 2

Guluyambi Cruise/Ubirr Rock Art

Today you’ll leave Darwin and head across the wetland landscape of the Marrakai Plains where you’ll reach Kakadu National Park. You’ll then visit Ubirr where you’ll get to see some interesting ancient Aboriginal art and then take a cruise on the East Alligator River.

Overnight: Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 3

Arnhem Land

Head across the East Alligator in the Arnhem Land. Here you’ll learn about the art and history of the region, which many travelers often miss. You’ll then return to the scenic Hawk Dreaming where you’ll spend the night.

Overnight: Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 4

Katherine

Today you’ll travel to Kakadu in the Northern Territory – one of Australia’s finest national parks. You’ll visit Nourlangie Rock to see some aboriginal rock art and then head onwards to Cicada Lodge where you’ll enjoy a fantastic three-course meal.

Overnight: Cicada Lodge, Katherine (breakfast, lodge and dinner included)

Day 5

Kununurra

Today you’ll head onwards to Nitmiluk National Park where you’ll take a cruise through Katherine Gorge. Learn about the customs and traditions of the local Jawoyn people. You’ll travel onwards into Western Australia.

Overnight: Kununurra Country Club Resort (breakfast and dinner included)

Day 6

Purnululu National Park/Echidna Chasm

On day six you’ll travel onwards to Purnululu National Park which features the Bungle Bungle Range. You’ll then spend the afternoon hiking to Echidna Chasm, a very thin gorge that you can walk through.

Overnight: Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 7

Cathedral Gorge/Piccaninny Creek

Today you’ll enjoy a scenic hike to Piccaninny Creek and down through the beautiful Cathedral Gorge. From here you can choose to take an optional helicopter flight for some truly unparalleled views. Later, enjoy a remarkable sunset over the Bungle Bungle Range.

Overnight: Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 8-9

El Questro

On day eight you’ll visit the El Questro Wilderness Park, which is a million acre cattle station in Kimberley. You’ll stay here for two nights with a choice of activities including guided bird watching, a Chamberlain River cruise and horse trekking.

Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort (two breakfasts, one lunch and two dinners)

Day 10-11

Mitchell Plateau

On day 10 you’ll leave El Questro behind and travel along the Gibb River Road where you’ll arrive at your accommodation, the Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge. The rest of the day you can spend relaxing and resting up. On day 11 you’ll hike around the area of the Mitchell Falls and then you’ll take a spectacular helicopter flight over the falls themselves.

Overnight: Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners)

Day 12

King Edward River

Today you’ll visit the King Edward River to view the unusual Wandjina and Bradshaw Art.

Overnight: Drysdale River Station (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 13-14

Barnett River Gorge/Bell Gorge

Start day 13 with a trip to the pretty Barnett River Gorge where you’ll have the chance to see some rock art and take a swim. You’ll then have lunch before traveling to Galvans Gorge. On the next day you’ll visit Bell Gorge to enjoy a tasty lunch. You’ll then have a range of activities to choose from including hiking or birdwatching.

Overnight: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge (two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners included)

Day 15

Tunnel Creek/Broome

Today you’ll visit the picturesque Windjana Gorge. You’ll then pass through Tunnel Creek to see a beautiful oasis. Afterwards head to Broome where you’ll stay at the Cable Beach Club Resort. Here you can enjoy a relaxed evening and a farewell dinner with your group at the resort’s restaurant.

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome (breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 16

Broome

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

(Breakfast included)

 

What’s Included:

  • All internal travel in custom-designed 4WD
  • Accommodation in wilderness lodges, resorts and hotel
  • 15 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 14 dinners included
  • Driver guide throughout
  • Small group – maximum of 20

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