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Kimberley Family Holiday

Kimberley Family Holiday

From $ 1,755 AUD

Description

Head straight into the wilds of the Kimberley region on this five-day family-friendly Top End adventure. This often overlooked and untouched part of Australia’s outback is thriving with unique wildlife, rugged cliffs, gigantic gorges and clear waterholes for young – and old – kids to explore. Learn of the area’s myths and legends, stake out your next pristine swimming spot, try your hand at some local artwork and relax beside the campfire to watch the Kimberley night sky come alive in swathes of stars above. And what’s more, you won’t need to worry about directions or most meals as our local team has got all of that covered. All you need is to be ready for an incredible Aussie adventure!

Trip Name
Kimberley Family Holiday
Last Updated
2024-02-14
Days
5
Capacity
24
Highlights
  • Your whole family will be spoilt with the amount of places to swim and explore in the Kimberley. On the cards are Windjana Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Manning Gorge and more!
  • Learn of the mysterious legend of the Aboriginal freedom fighter who hid out in the Tunnel Creek cave system as you explore the same paths on a guided nature walk.
  • Spend quality time sharing stories and toasting marshmallows around a campfire as the night sky in the Kimberley lights up with stars you’ll never have seen at home.
  • During your hike through in the Windjana Gorge National Park, you and your leader will go in search of resident freshwater crocodiles in the area. Be sure to keep your distance!
  • Get the opportunity to appreciate the works of local Indigenous artists as you stop by Norval Art Gallery in Derby. Kids – you may even have time to try some out yourself!

Itinerary

ITINERARY CHANGES Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It's important that you review this information prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, political unrest or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in-country. Your group leader or local representative will keep you up to date with any such changes once your trip is underway. ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER CULTURAL EXPERIENCES & COMMUNITIES First Nations people have complex community obligations, and at times activities or experiences may be cancelled at late notice due to cultural commitments. In the case that we are unable to include planned activities with First Nations communities, we will endeavour to find a suitable alternative in the same or another destination on your trip.

Day 1 - Broome - Dimalurru (Tunnel Creek) - Windjana Gorge
Welcome to Broome! After meeting your leader and fellow families at a central location in town this morning, Departing Broome, we journey to the renowned ‘Boab Prison Tree’ and the start of the iconic Gibb River Road. Set up camp in Windjana Gorge National Park and enjoy lunch before we head for the adventure of Dimalurru (Tunnel Creek), a cave system carved through the Napier Range, discover stalactites and a large variety of wildlife. Also learn the legend of Jandamarra, an Aboriginal freedom fighter who used the tunnel as a hideout in the late 1800s. Towards sunset, we arrive at our campsite for a delicious campfire dinner under the famous Kimberley night sky. (LD)
Day 2 - Windjana Gorge - Galvins Gorge - Mt Barnett Station
Spend the morning exploring the famous Windjana Gorge, a majestic oasis in the outback where we search for freshwater crocodiles, bird life and bushtucker. An afternoon swim at Galvans Gorge, amongst water lilies and boab trees, offers the chance to freshen up. That night, we camp on Mt Barnett Cattle Station at a billabong oasis in the heart of Gorge country. (BLD)
Day 3 - Manning Falls
Today we explore the remote and spectacular Manning Gorge surrounded by high cliff. Cross the meandering Manning River - either swimming or by pulley boat! - and take on a bushwalk to the impressive Manning Falls. The kids will love swimming in deep clear pools surrounded by a rugged natural landscape. In the afternoon, relax, swim and play games by the Manning River before we get the camp fire going for dinner and marshmallow toasting! (BLD)
Day 4 - Adcock Gorge - Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges - Silent Grove
Enjoy a morning swim in Adcock Gorge, surrounded by rainforest and sandstone ranges. Travel to Silent Grove to set up camp and enjoy lunch before we explore the spectacular Bell Gorge in the ancient Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges. This idyllic retreat boasts majestic cascading waterfalls and crystal clear pools formed over millions of years. (BLD)
Day 5 - Derby - Broome
Returning to the Gibb River Road we head for the Norval Art Gallery in Derby. Here we discover some of the great works produced by local Aboriginal artists. There is even an opportunity for the kids to have a go at producing their own! Arrive back in Broome around 5.00pm. (BL)

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
26-06-202430-06-2024AUD $ 1,755-
03-07-202407-07-2024AUD $ 1,755-
10-07-202414-07-2024AUD $ 1,755-
25-09-202429-09-2024AUD $ 1,755-
02-10-202406-10-2024AUD $ 1,755-

Accommodation

Camping (2nts),Bungle Bungle Safari Camp - shared facilities (2nts)

Transport

Private 4WD vehicle

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