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Travelmarvel

Wonders of the Kimberley by 4WD

Trip Code: GTKB12
12 Days
28 Meals
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Trip Inclusions

  • 11 nights premium accommodation
  • The services of an expert Travelmarvel Driver Guide
  • 28 meals - 11 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners
  • Visit an Indigenous art gallery and take a language class in the remote Yiyili community
  • Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art at the Mitchell Plateau
  • Hike to the tiered Mitchell Falls and cool down with a swim in the refreshing natural pools above the falls
  • Set off on a walk to Emma Gorge, a spectacular oasis where you can take a refreshing dip beneath the gorge’s tumbling waterfall
  • Enjoy dining under the stars in a charming outback setting at your wilderness lodges

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary, hotels and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include transfers as per the itinerary
  • Prices include airport transfers
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included (unless specified)
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Insider Experience

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Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Leave Broome early this morning en route to the Kimberley. Be driven along the iconic Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where ancient marine fossils lay embedded in the imposing and beautiful gorge walls. Continue to Tunnel Creek, where you can wade through its refreshing waters as you work your way along Western Australia’s oldest cave system to a hidden oasis. Admire the serene setting before returning to the road to head to your premium accommodation at Fitzroy Crossing.

Stay: Fitzroy River Lodge

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  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Delve into Gooniyandi culture and language today during a visit to the Yiyili community, where you’ll explore the Laari Gallery and take part in an Indigenous language class.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy open-air dining in a charming outback setting at the Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge as you soak in the sights and sounds of the Kimberley during dinner. You’ll delight in this experience on each night of your stays here and at the Mitchell Falls and Bell Gorge wilderness lodges.


Following your Insider Experience in Yiyili, travel to Purnululu National Park before settling in at your wilderness lodge and enjoying another Insider Experience tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, Standard Tents 

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge side view of deck chairs on the deck

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Take a helicopter flight over the Bungle Bungle Range, soaring over the range’s beehive-like domes and seeing Cathedral Gorge and Piccaninny Creek from a birds-eye view (additional charge).


Enjoy a full day to explore some of Purnululu National Park’s most beautiful locations. Experience the incredible natural acoustics of Cathedral Gorge, a vast amphitheatre of vibrant rock created by erosion over millions of years. Later, stroll along Piccaninny Creek winding your way through the park’s unique landscapes. Alternatively, you can take to the skies on an optional helicopter flight.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Treat yourself to another magical day in Purnululu today with a hike to Echidna Chasm. Wander through the otherworldly cleft, gazing up at the narrow cliffs as they reach up to 200 metres towards the sky. Next, travel to Kununurra and check into your accommodation.

Stay: Kununurra, Kimberley Grande Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Embark on a cruise of the Ord River, exploring the river’s unique ecosystem on the lookout for freshwater crocodiles and an abundance of unique birdlife (additional charge).


You may wish to enjoy today at leisure in Kununurra, or you can take an optional cruise of the Ord River. Later, transfer to El Questro Wilderness Park.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro Station (shared facilities) 

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Enjoy a cruise of Chamberlain Gorge, admiring the beautiful scenery and local wildlife while enjoying sparkling wine and local fruit from the Ord Valley (additional charge).


Set off on a walk to Emma Gorge today. A spectacular oasis awaits, where you can take a refreshing dip beneath the gorge’s tumbling waterfall while shaded by its towering cliffs. You can also choose to take a Chamberlain Gorge cruise.

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  • Breakfast

Get back on the Gibb River Road before turning off and travelling towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau, stopping en route at Drysdale River Station for lunch. Later, enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes.

Stay: Two Nights, Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY

Take to the skies and see Mitchell Falls from a unique perspective on a scenic helicopter flight (additional charge).


Walk throughout the Mitchell Plateau today to experience the power and beauty of its waterfalls and marvel at its collection of Indigenous rock art. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rarely seen rock art before continuing to the impressive Big Mertens Falls. Next up is the tiered Mitchell Falls, where you can cool down with a swim in the refreshing natural pools above the falls. Alternatively, you can choose to take an optional helicopter flight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art created by the Wunambal people.


Visit more amazing rock art galleries at the Mitchell Plateau for an Insider Experience before enjoying a swim in the clear waters of the King Edward River. Later, cross the Drysdale River en route to your new accommodation.

Stay: Drysdale River Station

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Gwion Gwion Rock Art

Visit picturesque Manning Creek and enjoy lunch in the shade of the region’s impressive boab trees before taking a refreshing dip in the pristine water. Continue to Galvans Gorge for a short walk to a natural waterhole for another relaxing swim before heading to your new wilderness lodge.

Stay: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Get back on the Gibb River Road on the way to Bell Gorge, where cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. You might like to cool off with a dip at the top of the falls. Following your Bell Gorge adventure, journey to Derby for your final stay.

Stay: Spinifex Hotel, Derby

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Visit the Boab Prison Tree today. Measuring 14 metres wide and estimated to be more than 1,500 years old, the significant tree was once used by early police patrols as a standing point for prisoners. Later, return to Broome where your holiday comes to a close.

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  • Breakfast

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