(UPDATE: August 2021 is now on a waitlist, 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!
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.
Your Guided Holiday includes a range of quality accommodation for your comfort. The accommodation you will enjoy on this tour includes:
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!
LAST SEATS FOR 2021 - or 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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 12 - Farewell from Broome
Say farewell to your new-found friends when your holiday comes to an end after breakfast.
Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.
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.
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):
What To Bring:
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.