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Contrasts of the Kimberley

Lake Argyle, El Questro Station, Horizontal Falls and the Bungle Bungles

Starting in Darwin, you’ll travel west through some of the most vast landscapes you’ll ever encounter, to Broome, with overnight stops in Darwin, Katherine, Kununurra, El Questro Station and Fitzroy Crossing. From beginning to end, you won’t be short of fascinating vistas on this escorted tour. Visit stunning Katherine Gorge and the expanse of Lake Argyle; Relax in the warm waters of the Zebedee Thermal Springs in El Questro Station, enjoy a cruise through the stunning Geikie Gorge, known for its sheer white and grey walls
at Fitzroy Crossing; and, bask in the sunshine and sea-salty air during your stay at beautiful Broome. We hope you can join us on another of our Australian adventures. 

Your travel itinerary

Friday 02 August

Auckland - Sydney

An afternoon departure from Auckland on QANTAS for our flight to Sydney. On arrival we transfer to our airport hotel. 

Saturday 03 August

Sydney - Darwin

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An early morning flight to Darwin. On arrival we transfer to our hotel and this afternoon enjoy a city tour which includes Darwin City and landscapes, the botanical gardens and Northern Territory museum. This evening we enjoy an evening sunset dinner cruise on Darwin Harbour.

Sunday 04 August

Darwin

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Free day then we meet our local guides late afternoon to prepare for our journey to Broome. 

Monday 05 August

Darwin - Katherine

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This morning travel via the Adelaide River War Cemetery to Katherine Gorge. Sit back and relax as you enjoy a river cruise past dramatic cliffs, sandy beaches, the hanging gardens and the pristine wilderness that is the Katherine River Gorge. Dinner in a local restaurant this evening.

 

Tuesday 06 August

Katherine – Lake Argyle – Kununurra

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Today we continue to Lake Argyle which is 21 times larger than Sydney Harbour. We take a cruise and explore the rugged northern end of Lake Argyle encountering Rock Wallabies, Crocodiles, Wallaroos and the diverse array of birdlife that call Lake Argyle home. We continue onto Kununurra for a two night stay.

Wednesday 07 August

Kununurra – Bungle Bungle - Kununurra

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Today we take a scenic flight on an adventure over some of the most stunning and renowned sites in the Kimberley. During this two-hour flight, you will soar over the beautiful Bungle Bungle Range, Lake Argyle, the Argyle Diamond Mine and the Ord River Irrigation Area. You will also witness the stunning Carr Boyd and Osmand Ranges, the Ord and Bow Rivers, before returning to Kununurra. Afternoon and evening at leisure. 

Thursday 08 August

Kununurra – Wyndam – El Questro Station

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After breakfast we travel to the northernmost town in the Kimberly region and the Five Rivers Lookout. We drive onto the famous El Questro Station in the heart of the Kimberley region covering 283,280 hectares of stunning landscape. An optional walk to Emma Gorge is available. Tonight we enjoy a special dinner under the sweeping outback evening sky. Our accommodation tonight is safari-style tented cabins featuring private en-suites. 

 

Friday 09 August

El Questro Station

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Today is at leisure. Why not explore more of the walking tracks, take a scenic helicopter flight or visit Zebedee Thermal Springs where you can relax in the warm waters. 

 

Saturday 10 August

El Questro Station - Fitzroy Crossing

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This morning we travel to Fitzroy Crossing set on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River. It’s a true outback town full of pioneer and aboriginal history. 

 

 

Sunday 11 August

Fitzroy Crossing – Broome

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Today we start the day with a cruise through the stunning Geikie Gorge. We have the chance to see crocodiles, sea eagles, rare, purple-crowned fairy-wrens, and wallabies. Continue onto Broome a multicultural melting pot and the gateway to the Kimberley, one of the world’s great wildernesses. Enjoy an orientation tour followed by an evening at leisure

Monday 12 August

Broome – Horizontal Falls

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Today we experience a thrilling excursion to the Horizontal Falls. You’ll take a scenic seaplane flight and then a thrilling ride on a fast boat through the waterfalls. Here, unlike any other waterfall, the water passes horizontally. A sight not to be missed. We return to Broome for a relaxing afternoon. Tonight, enjoy a craft beer tasting followed by a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. 

Tuesday 13 August

Broome – Sydney

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After a leisurely morning, we fly to Sydney for an overnight at Sydney airport. 

 

Wednesday 14 August

Sydney – Auckland

This morning we contine home, arriving into Auckland mid afternoon. 

 

Inclusions

• QANTAS Economy flights Auckland –  Sydney - Darwin / Broome - Sydney - Auckland (other main centres please ask )

• 2 nights in Darwin

• Darwin City Tour

• Darwin Sunset Dinner Cruise

• 9-night overland tour from Darwin    to Broome in comfortable private air  conditioned coach

• All sightseeing as specified in this  brochure

• 10 breakfast, 3 lunches and 5 dinners

• Included Bungle Bungle scenic flight

• Included Horizontal Falls scenic flight

• Two nights Sydney Airport Hotel

• Pukekohe Travel Escort subject to 15  people travelling

Cost

Cost Per Person *
Auckland - Auckland
Twin ShareSingle 
 

$13,597 

 $15,397
Business Class Upgrade On request

*This is a cash price. Credit cards will incur a 1.5% fee
*Itinerary and costs subject to change, airline and fuel charges and currency fluctuations prior to final payment

Exclusions

• Items of a personal nature
• Travel Insurance is essential (please ask us for a quote)
• Airline and airport taxes (approx $300)
• Items not specified

Booking Conditions

• A non-refundable deposit of $1000 per person will secure a place on the tour

• Full payment is due no later than 20 March 2024 

Cancellations

• From the date of booking to 20 March 2024 – loss of deposit

• After 20 March 2024   – no refund

Travel Insurance

• Travel insurance is essential. Do not leave home without it – please ask for a quote.

 

General Information

Temperatures   Max    Min
Darwin             31 ˚c     21 ˚c
Broome            31 ˚c    17 ˚c

Luggage
It is essential you can manage your own suitcase. A bag with wheels is an advantage when travelling through airports.

Currency
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Australian dollars at destination 

 

 

 

Health and Mobility

To ensure the tour is enjoyable for you and others in the group, a good standard of fitness and mobility is required.

We expect you to arrive on tour fit, healthy and ready to travel. 


Note: Pukekohe Travel reserves the right to correct errors and omissions on our website without recourse.
* Itinerary subject to change

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