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Best Of The Kimberley Coach Tour

 
 
Best Of The Kimberley
11 Day Luxury Coach Tour

Tour Includes

  Meals as indicated
  Sightseeing tour of Darwin
  Camping and Hotel Accomodation
  Katherine Gorge Cruise and Ord River wildlife cruise
  Chamberlain Gorge Cruise and Geikie Gorge Cruise
  Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine tour
  Maximum Passengers 44
$4400
Live Tours
Twin Share Adlt Per Person
luxury coach - luxury coach tour 
Departs: Darwin - 08 October 2011, 10 April, 15* & 22 May, 08* & 29* June, 03 & 20* July, 10, 12, 14* & 31* August, 21 & 25 September 2012 at 2.00pm (*Guaranteed Departure)
Finishes In: Broome - Approx. 10.00am
This tour is available in each direction.
Day 1 Darwin - Overnight: Mantra on the Esplanade, Darwin
Day 2 Darwin to Katherine - Overnight: Paraway Motel, Katherine
Day 3 Katherine to Kununurra - Overnight: Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra
Day 4 Kununurra - Overnight: Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra
Day 5 Kununurra to Wyndham to El Questro - Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with private facilities, El Questro
Day 6 El Questro - Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with private facilities, El Questro
Day 7 El Questro to Halls Creek - Overnight: Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek
Day 8 Halls Creek to Fitzroy Crossing - Overnight: Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing
Day 9 Fitzroy Crossing to Broome - Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome
Day 10 Broome - Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome
Day 11 Broome
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Best Of The Kimberley Itinerary


Day 1 Darwin

This afternoon enjoy a tour of the tropical city of Darwin. See the mixture of old and new building styles including the old Government House and the new Northern Territory Parliament building.

Visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Drive through the Botanic Gardens to East Point Reserve and view remnants of the World War II defence of Australia.

Tonight enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

Overnight: Mantra on the Esplanade, Darwin

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Day 2 Darwin to Katherine

Heading south on the Stuart Highway toward Katherine, stop at the Adelaide River War Cemetery, dedicated to recognize the sacrifices made by the Top End in defending Australia during World War II.

Join a boat cruise on the picturesque Katherine River as it meanders through the massive gorges dominating this area and watch as the walls reflect the colours of the late afternoon sun.

Overnight: Paraway Motel, Katherine

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Day 3 Katherine to Kununurra

Travel via Timber Creek and Victoria River across vast cattle stations into Western Australia.

Visit the historic Argyle Downs Homestead, which was faithfully removed brick by brick and reconstructed to become a pioneer museum. See Lake Argyle, Australias largest man-made lake. Later, cruise along the Ord River from Lake Argyle to Kununurra.

This permanent water supply has formed wetland areas, which have become havens for myriads of birds and a variety of marsupials that inhabit the islands in the lake.

Overnight: Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra

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Day 4 Kununurra

Enjoy a tour of Kununurra, one of the youngest towns in Western Australia which is the hub of local industry for agriculture, tourism and mining in the east Kimberley.

See the Ord River Irrigation Scheme and Hidden Valley National Park, which features 300 million year old sandstone cliffs.

The park is home to a large variety of wildlife including many species of birds, all manner of reptiles, wallabies, bats, dingoes and echidna. Admire the local views from Kellys Knob Lookout.

Learn all about the sandalwood industry from soil to oil when you visit the Sandalwood Factory at Mount Romance.
Overnight: Kununurra Country Club Resort, Kununurra

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Day 5 Kununurra to Wyndham to El Questro

Travel to Parry Lagoon Nature Reserve to see some unique birdlife before continuing to Wyndham for spectacular views of the Kimberley and Cambridge Gulf from the 5 Rivers Lookout.

Visit the Warriu Park Dreamtime Statues for some larger than life copper and bronze sculptures depicting Aboriginal families, then travel via the famous Gibb River Road to the awe-inspiring El Questro Wilderness Park.

Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with private facilities, El Questro

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Day 6 El Questro

Cruise through picturesque Chamberlain Gorge, a 3km long fresh waterhole with diverse tropical flora and fauna surrounded by towering rocky escarpments.

You have the opportunity to join a hike into spectacular Emma Gorge where the contrast of a tranquil waterfall against the fiery red terrain will leave you inspired and desiring a swim, or just relax by the swimming pool in the resort grounds.

Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with private facilities, El Questro

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Day 7 El Questro to Halls Creek

Take a look at the diamond mining process on a guided tour through the worlds largest diamond mine at the Lirrgarn-Argyle site. The mine produces one quarter of the worlds diamonds annually.

Continue south to historic Hall Creek, situated on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert and gateway to the World Heritage Listed Purnululu National Park.

Overnight: Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek

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Day 8 Halls Creek to Fitzroy Crossing

Travel on towards remote Fitzroy Crossing for a cruise through stunning Geikie Gorge, a natural beauty with 30 metre high rock walls caused by the Fitzroy River water tunneling through the Napier Range.

Watch for wildlife as the 30 metre high walls of the gorge tower above you. Be sure to look out for crocodiles and sawfish.

Overnight: Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing

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Day 9 Fitzroy Crossing to Broome

Visit the first town to be settled in the Kimberley, Derby, and see the famous Prison Boab Tree which was once used by police as an overnight holding cell for criminals.

Travel to the tropical resort playground of Broome for a quick tour of Chinatown and learn about the pearling industry of this diverse holiday destination.

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome

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Day 10 Broome

Acquaint yourself with this beautiful beach resort town with free time to relax on the pristine sands of Cable Beach. Enjoy a cocktail at popular Matsos Brewery, visit historic Chinatown or join an iconic beach camel ride at sunset.

Overnight: Cable Beach Club Resort, Broome

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Day 11 Broome

After a leisurely breakfast, your tour concludes. Transfers to Broome Airport are available.

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Best Of The Kimberley

11 Day Luxury Coach Tour
This tour is available in each direction.

Departs: Darwin
Finishes In: Broome

Includes Taxes All rates in AU$ including all taxes.
No Extras No booking fees or credit card fees payable
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SeasonCoach Tour
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Price
AU$
01/04/10 to 31/03/11Twin Share Adult4400
01/04/11 to 31/03/12Twin Share Adult4595
01/04/12 to 31/03/13Twin Share Adult4739
01/04/10 to 31/03/11Single Adult5595
01/04/11 to 31/03/12Single Adult5830
01/04/12 to 31/03/13Single Adult5919
01/04/10 to 31/03/11Triple Share Adult4180
01/04/11 to 31/03/12Triple Share Adult4365
01/04/12 to 31/03/13Triple Share Adult4504
01/04/10 to 31/03/11Child U15 years3520
Tariff per person. All rates (AU$) inc GST.
Bring appropriate clothing, footwear, toiletries and sunscreen. Maximum baggage 15kg only please.
 
 
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