The 21 Day Ultimate Top End Kimberley package is for people who want the ultimate experience, exploring all the best attractions this region has to offer.

Package Price:

  • A$5485 pp twin share**

Package Includes:

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

Features:

  • Darwin & Surrounds, Litchfield National Park, Kakadu National Park, Katherine Gorge, Lake Argyle, Kununurra, Bungle Bungles, Gibb River Road, El Questro, Mount Elizabeth, Mornington, Bell Gorge, Windjana, Tunnel Creek, Derby, Cape Leveque, Broome & Surrounds

Holiday Summary

Day 1: Arrive Darwin

Day 1 Arrive in Darwin and pick up your vehicle before settling into your accommodation and spending the afternoon 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 traveling 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 or Lake Bennett.

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 (Jabiru - Croc Hotel), Car Hire - Large 4WD

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. (4WD required for Maguk).

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 5: Kakadu to Katherine

A fully flexible day with the opportunity to explore the attractions in the southern region of Kakadu at your own pace. Spend the morning at Cooinda or relaxing at Gunlom Plunge Pool (Waterfall Creek Falls). A serene waterfall and plunge pool and explore the surrounding landscape at Gimbat and some of the great walks around Yirmikmuk. In the afternoon leave the Park and head 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.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

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: 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 Mitchell Falls or Argyle Diamond 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 the spectacular scenery and bushwalks of Keep River National Park. Alternatively choose a guided tour into the Mitchell Falls or the Argyle Diamond Mine. (all are extra cost options – for costs refer to summary below).

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Kununurra), Large 4WD

Day 9: Kununurra to Bungle Bungles

Day 9 Depending on your interests and how you spent yesterday, spend some time exploring attractions around Kununurra including Mirima National Park before heading down the highway to the Bungle Bungle National Park. The drive into the Park is an attraction in itself. Several open creek and river crossings and inspiring scenery make this slow track a great 4WD trek. Depending on what time you arrive into the Bungles begin exploring some of the stunning walks.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Large 4WD

Day 10: Around Bungle Bungles

A full day to relax and explore the simply awesome Bungle Bungles. A short drive to the start of the walk to Cathedral Gorge gets you up close to the widely photographed beehive domes . Cathedral Gorge is incredibly stunning with its towering beehive cliff faces and cold pool of water fringed by a sandy beach. Later in the day you have the option to drive the full length of the Bungles to Echidna Chasm, Frog Hole Gorge & Mini Palms Gorge where you will experience a very different aspect on the Bungles.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bungle Bungles), Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 11: Bungle Bungles - El Questro Station

Day 11 has you departing the Bungle Bungles and heading towards El Questro at whatever time of the day suits. Today you will reach the start of the Gibb River Road. Along the way visit Tier Gorge or Canteen Waterhole before arriving into Emma Gorge. The strenuous walk to Emma falls is well worth the effort and you will marvel at its beauty of Emma Falls. 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

Day 12: 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

Day 13: El Questro to Mount Elizabeth

Day 13, 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 cattle station.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 14: Mount Elizabeth to Mornington Wilderness Park

Depart Mount Elizabeth along the Gibb River Rd and follow the 4WD track to the wilderness retreat of Mornington Wilderness Park. This part of the Kimberley is little known in the mainstream but is the highlight of most people’s trips. The scenery and gorges are unforgetable. 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.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Mornington), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 15: Around Mornington Wilderness Park

A full day to explore Mornington Wilderness Park. Spend the day exploring the Kimberleys most beautiful gorges including Dimond Gorge with its spectacular towering cliffs and awe inspiring colours. Sir John Gorge: with great scenery & swimming in beautiful clear water, with its moderately easy walks as well as a 20km walk along the gorge if interested and appropriately prepared. Beautiful sunsets great walks and the option to canoe up Diamond Gorge will make today one of the highlights of your trip to the Kimberley.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Mornington), Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Car Hire - Large 4WD

Day 16: Mornington Wilderness Park to Bell Gorge

After a hearty breakfast (included in your package) spend the morning enjoying more of Mornington before heading back out to the Gibb River Road and spending the afternoon exploring Adcock Gorge and Bell Gorge. (one of the most picturesque gorges in the Kimberley) After a memorable afternoon swimming, photography and bushwalking return to Bell Gorge Campground where you will spend the night.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

Inclusions: Accommodation (Safari Tent - Bell Gorge Campground), Breakfast, Dinner, Large 4WD

Day 17: Bell Gorge to Derby

Continue your Kimberley adventure along the Gibb River Road. An adventurous day exploring the famous gorges and landforms of the West Kimberley. Explore at your own pace and marvel at the natural landforms such as Lennard River Gorge, Windjana Gorge (an ancient underwater reef that is now above ground) and Tunnel Creek (bring your bathers and flashlight) before spending the night at Derby.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 18: Derby to Cape Leveque

Spend the day driving from Derby to Cape Leveque at whatever time suites. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive at Cape Leveque with its rugged pindan cliffs and sparkling tropical waters. While the road between Derby and the Dampier Peninsula turnoff (190km) has few recognised attractions, the Cape Leveque Rd north offers rich aboriginal culture and history amongst its coastal communities as well as pristine beaches.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 19: Around Cape Leveque

A relaxing day on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula. Cape Leveque is a great way to unwind at the end of your 21 day northern Australia adventure. The picturesque coastline around Cape Leveque is truly spectacular and remains pristine. A great day exploring the Cape, strolling on the beach and watching the magnificent sunsets along this spectacular piece of the Kimberley. For the more adventurous, take a half day cultural tour of the cape or take on a guided or self guided fishing, scuba diving and snorkelling tour. Equipment is available for hire if you choose the self guided options.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 20: Cape Leveque to Broome

Day 20 Drive from Cape Leveque to Broome at whatever time of day suits you. Your departure time will depend on what time you want to arrive at Broome and which attractions you want to visit along the way. The Dampier Peninsula has some rich aboriginal culture and history amongst its coastal communities. You also have the opportunity to visit Willie Creek Pearl Farms. The only public access Perth farm in the Kimberley. After arriving into Broome your vehicle and check into your accommodation. Package assumes you will return the vehicle at the same time as pick up on day 1.

Refer to the Travel Pack for highlights and recommendations

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

Day 21: Depart Broome

A free day to relax and swim at Cable Beach, shop for pearls or 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: none

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.

Bungle Bungles - 2 nights

2 nights Deluxe Safari Tent with wooden timber floor own ensuite. Package includes Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

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.

Mornington - 2 nights

2 night Deluxe Safari Tent with own ensuite surrounded by stunning bushland. incl Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Bell Gorge - 1 night

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

Derby - 1 night

1 night motel room at Spinifex Resort include pool and ensuite

Cape Leveque - 2 nights

2 nights Safari Tent overlooking magnificent coastline with own ensuite

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

19 days hire with standard insurance and unlimited kilometers. Assumes pickup Day 1 at 4pm drop off on Day 20 at 4pm

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$769 (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$955.

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.

Heli Flight Bungles

Enjoy a spectacular heli flight over the Bungles from the Bungles Helipad. Cost: 18min $269pp 30min $399pp 42min $495pp.

Canoe Hire - Mornington

Hire canoes to explore the magnificent gorges around Mornington. *NB Canoe numbers are limited* Cost: Dimond Gorge (2km one way) $70 per canoe Sir John Gorge (4km one way) $185 per canoe including hamper lunch.

Horizontal Falls Overnight - ex Derby

Take a spectacular seaplane flight to the Horizontal Falls & exhilarating fastboat ride through the falls. Then cruise the bays & creeks. Spend the night in private room on board a luxury houseboat. Departs 2.15pm returns 8.15am Cost: A$895pp.

Package Summary

Package Description
21 Day Ultimate Top End & Kimberley Package
Valid
Travel between 1 April, 2017 to 30th September, 2017
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$5485 pp twin share** ( does not include any tours)

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  • The package can be reversed to Start Broome finish Darwin (extra $240 ie $120pp) because of Broome Airport Surcharge

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