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Explore our APT Kimberley & Tope End tour and enjoy 17 days of the most incredible Kimberley destinations, as you make your way from Darwin to Broome.


  • Experiences in 19 destinations
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 47 meals
  • The services of an expert APT Driver-Guide
  • Stay at APT's exclusive network of Wilderness Lodges
  • Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art
  • Soar over Mitchell Falls on an included helicopter flight
  • Relax as you soak in Zebedee Springs and leave feeling revitalised
  • Toast the day with a glass of bubbly as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary, inclusions and pricing are subject to change
  • Price includes airport transfers and park fees
  • Weather may cause disruptions to itinerary, especially in remote locations
  • Tours at the start of the season are more susceptible to itinerary changes due to late seasonal rain
  • APT highly recommends travel insurance
  • Tour Activity Level – Active. This tour includes some longer, more challenging hikes over uneven terrain
  • Prices are for land only. Flights not included unless specified


Arrive in Darwin and this evening enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel before your fascinating journey continues.

Stay: Vibe Hotel, Darwin

Daily:  Dinner

Depart Darwin and travel across the sweeping wetlands of the Marrakai Plains to Kakadu National Park. Today visit the sacred site of Ubirr and explore its galleries of ancient Indigenous rock art. The magnificent rock faces have been continuously painted and repainted since 40,000BC, with most created approximately 2,000 years ago.

Stay: Two Nights, Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

With a local guide, cross the East Alligator River into spiritual Arnhem Land to experience the natural beauty of the region. Later, return to Kakadu and enjoy the art and billabongs of Cannon Hill and Hawk Dreaming.

Stay: Two Nights, Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Travel to stunning Kakadu, the Northern Territory’s best known national park. Cruise the famous Yellow Water Billabong. Here, wildlife abounds and local a guide will give you great insights into how the Bininj people use the flora and fauna to support their way of life. Later travel to Katherine and enjoy canapes and drinks at the beautiful Cicada Lodge, before indulging in an exceptional gourmet three-course meal.

Stay: Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Head to the beautiful Nitmiluk National Park, before boarding an unforgettable cruise through the spectacular Katherine Gorge. Discover the music, stories and ways of the local Jawoyn people as you learn about their spiritual culture.

Stay: Two Nights, Kununurra Country Club

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Travel to the majestic Lake Argyle, the largest man-made lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Join a spectacular wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From a modern shaded vessel, discover a fascinating ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations to create an area rich in wildlife, flora and undeniable beauty.

Stay: Two Nights, Kununurra Country Club

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Travel to Purnululu National Park, home to the Bungle Bungle Range. Hike to Echidna Chasm, a spectacular natural cleft in the rock.

Stay: Two Nights, APT’s Exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This evening, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle massif.

Hike to Piccaninny Creek and through to the spectacular Cathedral Gorge. Perhaps indulge in an optional helicopter flight – own expense.

Stay: Two Nights, APT’s Exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Farewell the Bungle Bungle Range and travel toward El Questro, a million-acre cattle station in the heart of the Kimberley. Stay two nights immersed in this region to explore this primordal setting.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro - Emma Gorge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Relax as you soak in the hot springs and leave feeling refreshed.

This morning hike to Emma Gorge where you'll be rewarded with a swim beneath a towering droplet waterfall. Enjoy lunch at El Questro Station, before relaxing at Zebedee Springs. Enjoy dinner this evening back at Emma Gorge Resort.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro - Emma Gorge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Journey along the Gibb River Road to arrive at Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy the facilities of the lodge’s Ungolan Pavilion, where you can relax in the lounge, treat yourself to a drink or read up on the local culture.

Stay: Two Nights, APT Exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Board an included helicopter flight over the tiered falls.

Discover Mitchell Falls, a true highlight of your Kimberley adventure. Where possible, a local Indigenous guide will join you, providing a unique insight into the region. Begin with a hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rare Aboriginal art. Continue on to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at Mitchell Falls.

Stay: APT Exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Explore the Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art galleries.

Re-join the Kalumburu Road and travel to Drysdale River Station.

Stay: Drysdale River Station

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Journey to the beautiful Manning Creek where you can spot local birdlife as you enjoy lunch in the shade of a gum tree. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole. Admire the rock art adorning the gorge walls or indulge in a leisurely swim.

Stay: Two Nights, APT Exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Sitting approximately 300 metres above sea level, Bell Gorge is an idyllic natural spot for swimming and photography. Here you can also enjoy a spot of bird-watching. Should you be feeling particularly energetic, you may take the opportunity to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a relaxing dip below the cascading waterfall.

Stay: APT Exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Daily: Breakfast

Journey to Windjana Gorge, where cliffs tower above white sands, before continuing on to Broome. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner and say farewell to your fellow travellers.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

Daily: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Be transferred to Broome Airport for your flight home.

Daily: Breakfast

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