GIBB RIVER ROAD EXPLORER
Routing: Broome to Darwin
Duration: 9 Days
From AUD$2,810.00* per person, based on standard double/twin share accommodation.
Includes: 8 nights’ accommodation, 9 days unlimited km use of a full size 4WD, half board in Imintji, Kimberley & Bungle Bungle and fully detailed itinerary with local and regional maps.
DAY 01: Broome to Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge (577 km)
Today you will be heading onto the unsealed and corrugated road of the Gibb River Road. Travel northwest to wade through the cool waters at Tunnel Creek National Park and make time to stop at Windjana Gorge National Park. Continue travelling on the Gibb River Road until you reach Saddlers Creek crossing, the entry point for Imintji Safari Camp.
Note: Travel through the Imintji Township is forbidden. Access the camp from Gibb River Road only.
DAY 02: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge to Mount Elizabeth Station (145 km)
Continue your Kimberley adventure today, departing from Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge and travelling once again along the Gibb River Road. Stop at Barrnett River Gorge and Galvans Gorge before arriving at the working cattle station property of Mt Elizabeth Station. The homestead is 30 kilometres from the Gibb River Road.
DAY 03: Mt Elizabeth Station to El Questro Station (315 km)
Departing from Mt Elizabeth Station, continue your adventure along the Gibb River Road, past Home Valley and follow the turnoff signs to El Questro Station. A million acres in size, El Questro is located on the eastern perimeter of the Kimberley region, and extends for approximately 80 kilometres into the heart of the region.
DAY 04: El Questro Wilderness Park
Your day is at your leisure to explore this amazing wilderness.
DAY 05: El Questro Station to Purnululu National Park (330 km)
After leaving El Questro today, it’s the last part of the Gibb River Road journey before re-joining the main highway. You’ll travel south past Warmun and onto Spring Creek Track, which leads into Purnululu National Park. In the heart of Purnululu the Bungle Bungle Range is an inspiring tribute to nature.
DAY 06: Purnululu National Park
Your day is at your leisure to explore the Purnululu National Park. From the air, the black and orange beehive domes of the Bungle Bungle range are an impressive sight, rising 200 metres above the plain and giving way to reveal hidden gorges and pools. Explore Piccaninny Creek and Cathedral Gorge.
DAY 07: Purnululu National Park to Kununurra (329 km)
Today’s journey takes you back on the Spring Creek Track leading once again to the Great Northern Highway. You will travel north on the sealed highway to Kununurra, the vibrant provincial town of the East Kimberley, where you can re-stock supplies before heading to the Northern Territory tomorrow.
DAY 08: Kununurra to Katherine (515 km)
Your adventure today leads to the Northern Territory and the town of Katherine. As you travel southeast of Kununurra towards the border, consider stopping at Lake Argyle. The lake is 72 kilometres from Kununurra. The Victoria Highway will take you through the town of Timber Creek and the Gregory National Park before reaching today’s destination of Katherine.
DAY 09: Katherine to Darwin (317 km)
Head back to Darwin this afternoon. From Katherine it’s a leisurely three and a half-hour drive north on the Stuart Highway back to Darwin.
Note your car is booked until tomorrow and should be dropped off at the city or airport depot, by the same time as it was picked up on Day 1, to avoid any additional charges.
*Prices are subject to availability and conditions apply. Valid until 31 March, 2021. For dates after this or if you would like to make any changes, please contact us direct for a quote.
This package only available from 06 May- 16 Sep.