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Tour the Kimberley with the Travel at 60 community

September 2022 - One date only - Broome to Darwin

Join a great group of over-60 travel lovers for one of Australia's finest bucket list experiences! Start your adventure with a spectacular sunset over Broome’s Cable Beach, then enter a magical world of rich waterways, plunging gorges, stunning rock formations and thriving wildlife.

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$5,830PP
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DURATION
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10 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Cable Beach, Broome

Some say Broome sunsets are Australia’s best. They blaze into the Indian Ocean and set the tone for the rest of your trip: unbeatable. On this Broome to Darwin tour, you’ll cruise to feel the force of Australia’s biggest tides (Horizontal Falls) and witness one of the world’s largest concentrations of freshwater crocs (Ord River), alongside adventures in far-flung gorges that tell a 60,000-year-old Indigenous story.

Choose This Trip If You'd Love To:

  • Experience the ruggedness of Western Australia Kimberley region to see the iconic sites and highlight regional destinations.
  • Explore the untamed Kimberley region.
  • Discover stories of indigenous culture and art at a local Kimberley Indigenous Arts Centre.
  • Experience the wonders of El Questro Wilderness Park and Nitmiluk National Park.

Inclusions

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 Your tour includes:

  • Quality accommodation
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide
  • Airport transfers (see F&Q below)
  • 10 full breakfasts
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 Be My Guest dinner
  • 7 dinners with wine
  • 1 Farewell Dinner

Tour Highlights:

  • Local Connection - "locals will tell you Kununurra really shines at Sunset" you'll discover this on a cruise down the Ord River from Lake Argyle.
  • Insider Knowledge -Your Geikie Gorge Ranger will tell you they, and other locals - think nothing of swimming with friendly freshwater crocs! You'll spot them on a cruise.
  • Cultural Immersion - join a local Aboriginal guide on a private Argyle Diamond Mine tour and marvel at the mine's sparkling pink diamonds.
  • Sustainable Footprints - support local Aboriginal artists with a visit to Mangkaja Gallery in the Kimberley, to understand culture sustainability through art.

Accommodation

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Guest Room, Cable Beach Resort

Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort. The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:

  • Cable Beach Club Resort
  • Fitzroy River Lodge
  • Kimberley Hotel
  • Emma Gorge Resort (tented cabin with private facilities)
  • The Kimberley Grande
  • Paraway Motel
  • Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

Travel dates

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Please note that prices are subject to availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.

09 September- 19 September 2022

  • Twin Share - from $5,830 per person
  • Single traveller - from $7,490 per person

Want to avoid the single supplement entirely? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share.

Why not extend your time in Darwin or Broome? There's heaps to see! Call our local travel team on 1300 414 198 to book!

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Welcome to Broome

Welcome to tropical Broome!  Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers and get to know them over a Welcome drink then join them for a delicious dinner at the Sunset Bar and Grill with views of the Indian Ocean.
Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, 2 nights
Included Meals: Dinner with wine

Day 2 -Broome Free Time

Today you have a full free day to explore this tropical hideaway.

Pre-Bookable Optional Tours available:

  • Half Day Horizontal Falls - Seaplane Adventure (AM or PM)
  • Full Day Bungles 4WD Tour - Taste of Bungle Bungles
  • Bungles & Lake Argyle Scenic Flight - Bungle Bungle Adventurers

These tours are popular and sell-out fast. Ask our team for details.

There are many other options for you to explore this beautiful area, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the 22 kilometres of pristine sand and turquoise water that is Cable Beach. Wander through Chinatown, shop for pearls or just relax at the resort. Tonight, sit back and relax with a drink to watch another spectacular sunset over Cable Beach.

Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 - Broome – Fitzroy Crossing

Preserved for over 125 million years in the reef rock at Gantheaume Point are the footprints of long-extinct dinosaurs. After exploring one of the best paleontological sites in the world you will say goodbye to the coastline as we head deep into the Kimberley. Arriving at Geike Gorge you will join your local guide on a relaxing boat cruise to take in the magnificent colours and structure of the gorge's stone walls. Watch for freshwater crocodiles, fruit bats and wallabies as the 30 metre high walls of the gorge tower above you before continuing to Fitzroy Crossing. 
Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4 - Fitzroy Crossing – Halls Creek

Today we stop at an indigenous Art Gallery and experience what the gallery is doing for the local community. This is a great opportunity to purchase some indigenous art from the locals. Discover the town of Halls Creek, a town rich in history and culture where we will stay overnight.
Hotel: Kimberley Hotel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 5 - Halls Creek – Emma Gorge

Today visit the Argyle Diamond Mine, the world's largest supplier of natural coloured diamonds. A local Indigenous guide will join you for an extensive behind the scenes look at the diamond mining process and teach you about the cultural significance of the mine to the local indigenous people. Driving along the Gibb River Road and deep into El Questro Wilderness Park before we arrive at your stay at Emma Gorge Resort. Nestled at the foot of the rusty red Cockburn Ranges, you won't even know the resort is there as you approach down the dusty dirt road, but before you know it, an oasis of native pandanus and palms appear. Staying in safari style tented cabins, you really feel like you're immersed in nature. It's bound to be a highlight!
Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 6 - El Questro Wilderness Park

This morning rise to the calls of native birds and head to the resort's large veranda for a hearty breakfast with views of the surrounding ranges. Next up you'll travel across the mighty Pentecost River to the hub of El Questro Wilderness Park for a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, a fresh waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and 60 metre tall escarpments. Afterwards, spend a little time at the station and grab a bite for lunch before heading back to Emma Gorge Resort. This afternoon is free for you to relax and enjoy your surroundings. Maybe take a dip in the resort pool, lay back with a good book on your cabin's veranda or if you have a high level fitness you might take the challenging hike to Emma Gorge for a dip in the crystal clear waterhole.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7 - Emma Gorge – Kununurra

This morning you depart for Kununurra, the food bowl of WA. First up you visit the family run award winning Hoochery Distillery. The family will take you behind the scenes of the distillery before you sit down and try their famous Ord River Rum Cake for morning tea. A visit to the historic Durack Homestead Museum to find out why the homestead was relocated to its current location before you join your local guide for a boat cruise along the Ord River. Departing from Lake Argyle your local boat guide will show you remarkable landscapes, an abundance of birdlife and give you an exhilarating ride before experiencing a magical sunset on the water as you arrive in Kununurra. This evening, you're invited to a privately hosted exclusive dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory in the heartland of Kununurra's Sandalwood plantations. Enjoy a By My Guest presentation by a local Sandalwood expert and learn about this fascinating industry while you dine on fresh locally grown produce from the Ord Valley.
Hotel: The Kimberley Grande, 2 nights
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 8 - Kununurra

Today you can take an optional early morning scenic flight over the spectacular Bungle Bungle beehive domes before a tour of Kununurra, or you may like to join an in depth 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles in the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park. Alternately join your Travel Director and visit Mirima National Park, which has great cultural significance to the local Miriwoong people and features intriguing natural rock formations. Afterwards you'll have time to view the town from Kelly’s Knob Lookout before enjoying a free afternoon to relax and unwind.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner

Day 9 - Kununurra – Katherine

Watch the landscape transform as you journey across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into the Northern Territory's Top End. Local horseman and award winning country singer Tom Curtain will entertain you about live in the outback with real horse-starting and working dog demonstrations, entwined with live music and humorous bush tales.
Hotel: Paraway Motel
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 10 - Katherine – Darwin

This morning travel to Nitmiluk National Park. Take a relaxing cruise at Katherine Gorge on the placid waters of the river where you'll really feel the spirituality of the land and marvel at the towering cliffs while you spot wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local Traditional Owners, the Jawoyn people. Travel north along the Stuart Highway stopping at Adelaide River War Cemetery along the way. On arrival in Darwin, enjoy a city sights tour of the tropical State capital, before joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a delicious final dinner overlooking the Darwin waterfront.
Hotel: Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 11 - Farewell from Darwin

This morning after breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers when your journey across Western Australia comes to an end.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Questions

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Flight Information:

  •  Day 1 – Flights to arrive prior to 3.00pm into Broome Airport
  •  Day 11 – Flights to depart anytime from Darwin Airport

What to Bring:

  •  Comfortable walking shoes
  •  Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  •  Water bottle
  •  Warm layers in cooler months
  •  Swimwear and beach towel (if swimming)

Fitness Requirements:

  • Remote region of Western Australia - Moderate level of fitness required
    Extreme temperatures can be experienced in this remote region of Australia. Pack warm clothes for the cool evenings and comfortable clothes for the heat of the day.

COVID Vaccination:

An Authentic COVID-19 vaccination certificate (electronic or paper showing date and time of vaccination(s)) with final or booster dose given at least 15 days before departing for this trip

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Fine print

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