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JOIN THE WAITLIST: Explore the Kimberley with the Starts at 60 community! (Darwin to Broome)

NOW SOLD OUT FOR AUGUST - Enquire now to join the waitlist for 2022!

(UPDATE: This has now sold out for August 2021, but we're working hard on securing dates for 2022. Pre-register now to stay in the loop!) Join the Travel at 60 community group as you explore the Kimberley region travelling from Darwin to Broome. We're working with a premium coach touring operator to deliver this amazing, comprehensive itinerary - all shared with a group of fellow over-60 travel lovers. Call us now on 1300 414 198 to secure your seat!

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DURATION
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11 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Spend the night in Darwin before your tour commences

Spend one night in Darwin before departing on your journey through the stunning Kimberley region.

Cruise ancient waterways, hike to magnificent waterholes, discover the rich Ord River Valley and enjoy an exclusive dining experience at a fragrant sandalwood plantation. Revealing rugged red cliffs, cobalt blue waters and vast pastoral leases, this outback journey also provides opportunities for observing teeming wildlife, and relaxing while taking in a magnificent Cable Beach sunset in Broome.

Travelling solo? We can pair you with a fellow traveller of the same gender to avoid the single supplement!

Call our Brisbane based travel team on 1300 414 198 to secure your seat on this amazing journey through the Kimberley.

Inclusions

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  • Return airport transfers (see FAQ below)
  • 11 nights in quality accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts
  • 7 dinners with wine
  • 2 lunches
  • 1 'Be My Guest' dinner
  • 1 Farewell Dinner
  • Travel by luxury coach
  • Experienced Travel Director and Driver Guide

Accommodation

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Paraway Motel, Katherine

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

  • Darwin hotel - to be advised
  • Paraway Motel, Katherine
  • Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra
  • Emma Gorge Resort (tented cabin with private facilities), El Questro Wilderness Park
  • Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek
  • Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing
  • Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome

Need accommodation before or after your tour? Our friendly travel consultants can book your accommodation, sightseeing, flights and travel insurance.

Call us on 1300 414 198 to book your seat on this Kimberley experience!

Travel dates

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SOLD OUT - But enquire now to join the waitlist for 2022!

Please note below prices are based on our 2021 group departure and are subject to change for 2022.

09-20 August 2021 - 1 departure only in 2021!

  • Twin share - from $5980 per person
  • Solo traveller - from $7768 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 register your interest!

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Welcome to Darwin

Welcome to the Top End! Your airport transfer will deliver you to your accommodation for the next two nights. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to take in the sights and sounds of Darwin. Life in cosmopolitan Darwin, Australia’s only tropical capital, is vibrant but unhurried.

  • Hotel: Hotel to be advised (2 nights)

Day 2 - Darwin

Life in cosmopolitan Darwin, Australia’s only tropical capital, is vibrant but unhurried. Take an afternoon tour of the city, then enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner this evening with your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a restaurant that affords spectacular waterfront views.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 3 - Darwin – Katherine

Travel south along the Stuart Highway today, stopping at Adelaide River’s poignant War Cemetery. This afternoon, travel via Katherine to Nitmiluk National Park, where a tranquil cruise along the spectacular Katherine Gorge will allow you to sense the spirituality of the land. Catch glimpses of wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the local traditional owners, the Jawoyn people. Later on you’ll meet Tom Curtain during his entertaining show at the Katherine Outback Experience.

  • Hotel: Paraway Motel, Katherine
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 4 - Katherine – Kununurra

Watch the landscape transform dramatically as you journey across vast pastoral leases and Aboriginal homelands into Western Australia. Pause at the historic Durack Homestead, built in 1895. Later, cruise along the Ord River, which supports an abundance of native fish, birds and marsupials. Experience a magical sunset over the water before your arrival in Kununurra.

  • Hotel: Kununurra Country Club Resort (2 nights)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 5 - Kununurra

Today you may choose between an optional experience early-morning scenic flight over the spectacular beehive-shaped towers of the Bungle Bungle Range or a full-day 4WD tour of the Bungle Bungles. Otherwise tour Kununurra with your Travel Director. This evening, dine on locally-grown produce at a privately hosted Be My Guest dinner in the heart of Kununurra’s sandalwood plantations.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest dinner

Day 6 - Kununurra – Emma Gorge

This morning, take a guided tour of an Ord River rum distillery before travelling on to the Gibb River Road to your safari-style tented cabin nestled in an oasis of native pandanus and palms at the foot of the red-hued Cockburn Ranges in the El Questro Wilderness Park.

  • Hotel: Emma Gorge Resort, Tented Cabin with private facilities, El Questro Wilderness Park (2 nights)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 7 - El Questro Wilderness Park

Awake to the calls of native birds, and after breakfast, explore El Questro Wilderness Park followed by a cruise on Chamberlain Gorge, an extensive waterhole fringed by tropical vegetation and soaring escarpments. Enjoy a free afternoon, perhaps taking a dip in the pool, relaxing with a good book on your cabin’s veranda, or joining your Travel Director for a hike to Emma Gorge and a dip in its crystal-clear waterhole.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner with wine

Day 8 - Emma Gorge – Halls Creek

Today join a local Indigenous guide for a tour of the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest source of coloured diamonds. Continue south to the historic town of Halls Creek.

  • Hotel: Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 9 - Halls Creek – Fitzroy Crossing

Travel on to the remote township of Fitzroy Crossing this morning, stopping en-route at Halls Creek to visit an art gallery with a chance to meet Indigenous artists. This afternoon, cruise with a local guide through magnificent Geikie Gorge, watching for freshwater crocodiles, fruit-bats and wallabies as the 30-metre walls of the gorge tower above you.

  • Hotel: Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing
  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with wine

Day 10 - Fitzroy Crossing – Broome

Travel through spectacular landscapes today en-route to the former pearling outpost of Broome. Enjoy a town tour with your Travel Director, visiting the fascinating Japanese Cemetery and nearby Gantheaume Point, whose rugged red cliffs rise in stark contrast to the cobalt blue waters. Relax with a drink while the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.

  • Hotel: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome (2 nights)
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 -Broome Free Time

Today is yours to explore this tropical hideaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the pristine sands of Cable Beach and swim in its turquoise waters, or wander through Chinatown and shop for pearls. Tonight, join your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Day 12 - Farewell from Broome

Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Questions

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Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers so that you can avoid paying the single supplement. Subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share, otherwise a single room rate will apply.

Optional Experiences:

To ensure your holiday is filled with memorable experiences, we have included a range of quality Optional Excursions for you to choose from and partake in, if you wish, during your holiday (please note these are subject to change):

  • Bungle Bungle Adventure Scenic Flight (2 hours), Kununurra
  • Full Day Bungle Bungle 4WD Tour, Kununurra
  • Pearl Luggers Museum Tour, Broome
  • Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour, Broome

What To Bring:

  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen and hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera and extra sim cards
  • Warm layers in cooler months
  • Swimwear and beach towel
Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

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Travel at 60 booking conditions apply.

A non-refundable deposit of $250 per person is due within 7 days of booking. Final payment is required no later than Thursday 20 May 2021.

Same gender solo pair up is subject to availability. If we are unable to match you with another traveller the sole use price will be charged.