For people that don't have alot of time and just want to see the highlights throughout the NT & Kimberley.

Package Price:

  • A $3495 pp twin share**

Package Includes:

  • 13 nights accommodation
  • 14 days Large 4WD rental **with unlimited kilometers**
  • Kakadu National Park & WA National Park entry passes.
  • Our Comprehensive Travel pack (refer below).

Features:

  • Broome & Surrounds, Gibb River Road, Windjana, Tunnel Creek, Bell Gorge, Mount Elizabeth, El Questro, Kununurra, Lake Argyle, Bungle Bungles (extra cost), Katherine Gorge, Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park, Darwin & Surrounds

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive Darwin

Day 1 Arrive in Darwin and pickup your vehicle before settling into your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day organising your supplies and exploring the local highlights that Darwin has to offer such as Crocosaurus Cove or East Point Reserve with its excellent Defence of Darwin Exhibition.

Darwin is a modern city whose flair and charm is a real surprise to people who aren’t expecting it. Include a visit to one of the great pubs, eateries or café’s in the city or overlooking the marina and wharf. Well attended markets and sensational sunsets cap off a great day in Darwin.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Darwin), Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 2: Darwin to Litchfield National Park

Begin your adventure by travelling the 140 km from Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Litchfield is a spectacular National Park offering year round swimming amongst attractive and easily accessible surrounds. Characterised by a spring fed plateau, waterfalls flow all year round unlike Kakadu and other spots in the top end. Spend the day exploring Litchfield’s attractions including great swimming options at Buley Rockhole, Florence Falls & Wangi Falls before spending a night at nearby Batchelor.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Litchfield), Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 3: Litchfield to Kakadu National Park

Day 3 An early start to begin exploring the pristine region towards Kakadu National Park. Travel along the Arnhem Hwy stopping to explore Fogg Dam Reserve (one of the most densely biodiverse regions in the world) and be captivated by the birdlife before visiting the Window on the Wetlands information centre. Take up the option to do a nearby Jumping Croc Cruise (extra cost) or alternatively explore some of the highlights around the Mary River National Park before entering Kakadu.

On arrival into Kakadu check into your accommodation spend the afternoon exploring the attractions in the northern section of Kakadu incl the award winning Bowali Visitor Centre. Head out to Ubirr Rock & explore the famous rock art and bushwalks in this region (best short walks in the park). After your walk(s) climb Ubirr & watch the incredible sunsets over the Wetlands. This is a must do experience! Return to Jabiru where you will spend the night.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kakadu - Jabiru), Car Hire - Large 4WD, Kakadu National Park Entry

Day 4: Explore Kakadu National Park

A full day exploring the central region of this exceptional National Park. Explore the rock art around Nourlangie and nearby Gubara including a nearby rock shelter where there is evidence of occupation stretching back at least twenty thousand years. In the afternoon travel south to Cooinda where you will be staying and explore the surrounding wetlands and attractions such as Warradjan Cultural Centre and Maguk a small yet spectacular waterfall and clear plunge pool.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kakadu - Cooinda), Car Hire - Large 4WD, Kakadu National Park Entry

Day 5: Kakadu to Katherine

An action packed day exploring some of the attractions in the southern region of Kakadu before leaving the Park and heading for Katherine taking the time to stop off at historic Pine Creek and/or for a swim at picturesque Edith Falls before arriving in Katherine. Once you get into Katherine head out and spend some time exploring the grandeur of Katherine Gorge.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Katherine), Car Hire - Large 4WD, Kakadu National Park Entry

Day 6: Around Katherine (Katherine Gorge)

Spend the day exploring Katherine’s attractions incl the spectacle of the river, shear cliffs and rock art that make Katherine Gorge such a popular attraction. There are three ways to explore Katherine Gorge, bushwalking, helicopter flight or boat cruise. The best way to see Katherine Gorge is a combination of two.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Katherine), Large 4WD

Day 7: Katherine to Kununurra

A long 500km drive from Katherine to Kununurra with a relaxing stopover half way at Timber Creek. A truly spectacular drive amongst some picturesque scenery. Along the way you will cross over the beautiful Victoria River and escarpments. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive at Kununurra and which attractions you want to visit along the way.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kununurra), Large 4WD

Day 8: Around Kununurra (optional Tour)

A full day to relax and/or explore the stunning attractions around Kununurra. Depending on your interests choose between a number of world class attractions including Lake Argyle & the Ord River or choose a 2.0hr scenic flight over or guided tour into the World heritage Listed Purnululu (Bungle Bungle) National Park. Arguably Australia’s most stunning geological formation (extra cost option – for costs refer to summary below).

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kununurra), Large 4WD

Day 9: Kununurra to El Questro

Day 9 has you departing Kununurra and driving the relatively short distance to El Questro at whatever time of the day suits. Sleep in or take the opportunity to explore any attractions around Kununurra you may have missed before beginning your journey along the Gibb River Road. Depending on what time you arrive into El Questro take the opportunity to enjoy the spectacular scenery, bushwalk amongst the many spectacular gorges, fish for the mighty barramundi or take a cruise down Chamberlain Gorge. You’ll be supplied with all the information you need to make the decision on the day.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (El Questro), Large 4WD, El Questro Wilderness Park Entry

Day 10: Around El Questro

A full day to relax and explore the awesome attractions and things to do at El Questro Station. There are all sorts of station activities including flights, heli-fishing, gorge cruises, horseback, camel-riding, and bushwalks. El Questro Gorge is the most spectacular walk in the park making its way through narrow and shear cliff faces, clear rock pools and tropical rainforest.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (El Questro), Large 4WD, El Questro Wilderness Park Entry

Day 11: El Questro to Mount Elizabeth

Day 11 Depart El Questro and head down the Gibb River Road at whatever time of the day suits. Your first challenge will be crossing the mighty Pentecost river (be careful). Along the way marvel at the stunning scenery along the Gibb River Road. An early start allows you to arrive into Mount Elizabeth Station mid afternoon where you can relax, unwind and experience true outback hospitality and a real life working cattle station.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Homestay - Mount Elizabeth), Dinner, Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 12: Mount Elizabeth to Bell Gorge (Imintji)

Depart Mnt Elizabeth and travel along the Gibb River Rd to Bell Gorge. The scenery and gorges are unforgettable. Your departure time from Mount Elizabeth will depend on what time you want to arrive at Mornington and which of the stunning attractions you want to explore along the way. Choose to visit, relax and swim at Galvans Gorge, Manning Gorge or Barnett River Gorge. Spend the afternoon exploring Adcock Gorge and Bell Gorge. (one of the most picturesque gorges in the Kimberley). After a memorable afternoon swimming, photography and bush walking return to Bell Gorge Campground where you will spend the night.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Bell Gorge Wilderness Camp), Breakfast, Dinner, Large 4WD, National Park Entry

Day 13: Bell Gorge (Imintji) to Broome

Day 13 has you exploring the last section of the spectacular Gibb River Rd where you will spend the day exploring the famous gorges of the West Kimberley. Explore at your own pace and marvel at the natural landforms such as Windjana Gorge (an ancient underwater reef that is now above ground) and Tunnel Creek (dark 750m long cave with waist high water so bathers and torch required).

You will cap off this adventurous day with a short detour to Derby before driving along the Great Northern Highway to arrive in Broome. On Arrival into Broome check into your accommodation and relax watching the sunset on Cable Beach.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Broome), Breakfast, Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 14: Depart Broome

A free day to relax and explore more of Broome’s highlights depending on what time and how you are leaving Broome.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Car Hire - Large 4WD

Package Includes:

Kakadu National Park, Kimberley National Park & El Questro Wilderness Park Entry!


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Package includes Kakadu National Park Pass, WA National Park Pass & El Questro Wilderness Park Pass

The passes provided entitle you to unlimited entry to all the National Parks and Wildlife reserves in the Top End & Kimberley as well the cost of entry into El Questro and Mornington Wilderness Camp.

Comprehensive Travel Pack

  • Package includes a comprehensive travel pack with detailed maps, photos including highlights, attractions, distances, timings and useful tips.

  • The pack includes your vouchers, permits and other useful information such as supplier details as well as availability of fuel and food.

  • Tailored to your itinerary with daily itinerary recommendations. Invaluable info you will use every day.

  • We mail this travel pack to you (within Australia) well before travel so you have time to read it and ask us any questions. (Please note if you require pack to be mailed internationally any additional cost to be added to package price quoted)

Accommodation Summary

Darwin - 1 night

1 night in a waterview room at Cullen Bay Serviced Apartments.

Litchfield - 1 night

1 night Superior Room at Litchfield Hotel including breakfast.

Kakadu (Jabiru) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu National Park accomodation at the Croc Hotel with ensuite & pool.

Kakadu (Cooinda) - 1 night

1 night Kakadu accommodation in a Lodge Room at Gagadju Lodge in Cooinda with pool & en-suite.

Katherine - 2 nights

2 nights in a Chalet at Katherine Gorge with en-suite and poolside cafe.

Kununurra - 2 nights

2 night in a spacious 1 bedroom self contained apartment at Lakeview Apartments.

El Questro - 2 nights

2 nights Bungalow located near the river near the station township with ensuite and nearby bar & restaurant.

Mount Elizabeth - 1 night

1 night Dinner Bed & Breakfast with true outback hospitality on a real life cattle station.

Bell Gorge - 1 night

1 night Safari Tent at APT's Bell Gorge Camp with linen provided. facilities include nearby dinning room showers & toilets

Broome - 1 night

1 nights accommodation at Blue Seas Resort, near cable beach. Luxurious 4.5+ star 1 Bed Apartments

Car Hire Summary

Large 4WD

14 days hire with insurance and unlimited kilometers. Price includes Stamp Duty, One Way Drop Fee & Admin Fees on Vehicle. Assumes pickup Day 1 early & drop off late on Day 14.

Activity Options: Let us know if you would like to include any of the following

Kakadu - Yellow Waters Cruise

View the exceptional wildlife on a Yellow Waters cruise in Cooinda Cost: 1.5HR A$72 C$50, 2HR A$90 C$62 Sunrise (Incl B/fast): A$99 C$70 Sunset: A$90 C$62.

Kakadu - Scenic Flights

View the stunning escarpment, mighty rivers and unforgettable landscape on a fixed wing plane or helicopter. Cost: Plane: A$150 C$120(30min) A$250 C$200(60min) Heli: $230pp(20min) $335pp(30min).

Kakadu - Jim Jim/Twin Falls

Take a full day guided tour to the awe-inspiring 150m high cliffs of Jim Jim & Twin Falls. Includes guided 4WD, Lunch and swim in Croc free environment. Cost: A$225 C$159.

Katherine - Gorge Cruise

View the enormous and stunning Katherine Gorge on either a 2hr (2 Gorge) or 3.5hr (3 Gorge) Cruise. Cost: 2HR A$89 C$44.50 3.5HR A$129 C$63.50.

Argyle Diamond Tour - Kununurra

Day tour to the Argyle Diamond Mine ex Kununurra where you land for a ground tour of the worlds largest producer of diamonds. Reboard your plane back to Kununurra via Bungle Bungles. Cost: A$725 (Child <12 not allowed).

Mitchell Falls - Ex Kununurra

Fly over the magestic waterfalls and wilderness to the Mitchell Plateau. Then a 4km walk to the falls where you will enjoy a picnic lunch, returning to the airstrip by helicopter. Then reboard your aircraft to return. Cost: A$995 C$975.

Lake Argyle Cruises - Ex Kununurra

Journey to Lake Argyle for a stunning cruise to experience the best of this magnificent lake. Cost: Luncheon Cruise: A$125 C$70 Sunset: A$90 C$55 Ord River Cruise: A$185 C$145 Lake & Ord River Combination: A$320 C$215.

Bungle Bungles - Ex Kununurra

2.5hr flight ex Kununurra over the Bungles. Cost: A$399 C$379 (3-12yrs). Full day trip fly in land and be taken around in a 4WD to the best walks. Cost: A$825 C$785 (3-12yrs)

Package Summary

Package Description
14 Day Top End & Kimberley Highlights Package
Valid
Travel between 1 May 2018 to 30th September, 2018
Departs
Daily (Monday to Sunday)
Travellers Obligation
Traveller to organise his/her own flights to Darwin & from Broome
Pricing
All pricing is in Australian Dollars (AUD) Price includes Stamp Duty, One Way Drop Fee & Admin Fees on Vehicle
Package Cost

A $3495 pp twin share** ( does not include any tours)

I have some Questions or would like to tweak this package so it better suits me!

If you have any questions or would like to discuss any changes to this package, send us an email information@blueytravel.com or call us on 1300 305 505 (within Australia) or +61 1300 305 505 (from anywhere in the world). For example you may want to;

  • Add any of the tours listed.
  • Add any of the tours listed or the Chamberlain Gorge Cruise at El Questro
  • Find out the price for more than just 2 adults travelling.
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But I’m travelling from Broome to Darwin!

  • The above package as presented is based on pickup in Darwin and Drop off in Broome
  • The package can be reversed to start Broome finish Darwin (extra $240 ie $120pp) because of Broome Airport Surcharge

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