Western Australia and Top End Outback Wilderness

13 nights from £4,799 per person
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Itinerary Highlights

  • Wander through thousands of limestone spires formed over millions of years at the Pinnacles Desert
  • Witness the beauty of this area from the air on a flight to Cape Leveque
  • Marvel at the fascinating beehive shaped domes from the air on a flight over the mystical Bungle Bungles
  • Explore the wetlands and Aboriginal rock art of Kakadu National Park from Wildman Wilderness Lodge

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13 nights from £4,799 per person
Best time to travel MAY - OCT
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Travel to Western Australia's remote Kimberley's region to discover its outstanding beauty, from rugged coastlines, long deserted sandy beaches and fascinating natural wonders such as the Bungle Bungles. Explore Northern Territory's wetlands at Kakadu National Park with its abundance of bird life, crocodiles and aboriginal rock art.

A true Australian experience visiting Western Australia’s and the Northern Territory’s wild and mystical landscapes and outback.

Walk through ancient rock and limestone Pinnacle formations of Nambung National Park and sand board down Lancelin’s dunes. Watch memorable sunsets over the Indian Ocean from Cable Beach in Broome. Take to the skies on a scenic adventure over the Buccaneer Archipelago, a group of rocky islands off the wild coast of Dampier Peninsula and land at Cape Leveque for a splash in the warm Indian Ocean waters.

Explore the Kimberly Region’s outback on a tour to the stunning oasis of Windjana Gorge and take a refreshing dip in Tunnel Creek’s waterhole. From the remote town of Kununurra fly over the mystical bee-hive shaped Bungle Bungles in Purnululu National Park and the Argyle Diamond Mine where rare pink diamonds are extracted from ancient rocks.

Soak up the vibrancy of Northern Territory’s capital city, Darwin, where you will find a mix of colourful characters, a cuisine influenced by its Asian neighbours and wonderful galleries and museums showcasing Aboriginal art, culture and heritage.

Explore Australia’s Top-End on a tour to Edith Falls and cruise through Katherine Gorge in search of freshwater crocodiles and immerse yourself in outback wilderness at Wildman Wilderness Lodge; where you will spend a day at Kakadu National Park and cruise on Home Billabong, surrounded by birdlife, wild flowers and vast open wetlands.

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1  UK to Perth

Board Qantas’ direct service from London Heathrow to Perth, Western Australia, or you may decide to fly with one of our airline partners that offer stopovers in the Middle or Far East.

Day 2  Arrive Perth

Arrive into Perth and transfer to your Perth hotel by private car. The remainder of the day is free for you to explore the city’s attractions. Soak up the impressive city skyline views of Perth’s towering and modern skyline from Kings Park or take the train to Cottesloe Beach for a dip in the Indian Ocean.

Day 3  Pinnacles

An exciting day is ahead of you, starting with a thrilling experience of downhill sandboarding at Lancelin Sand Dunes. After lunch spend time on Lancelin’s stunning beach or take a swim before travelling on to Namburg National Park. Follow the boardwalks at the mystical Pinnacles Desert, through thousands of limestone spires formed over millions of years. During the months of August and September, the ground is carpeted with colourful wildflowers.

Day 4  Perth and Fremantle

Today we suggest taking a cruise along the Swan River to one of Western Australia’s premier wineries in the Swan Valley or hop on a train to Fremantle. Here you can potter through the Fremantle Markets and enjoy street food from one of the food trucks. Fremantle offers several attractions that include a tour of the historic Fremantle Prison or a visit to the Western Australian Maritime Museum.

Day 5  Broome

Fly to Broome, a remote beach resort in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region. Broome is renowned for its spectacular white sand Cable Beach which stretches for almost 14-miles with the inviting warm waters of the Indian Ocean lapping at the shores. Learn more of the history of Broome’s pearling industry at Pearl Luggers in the heart of Chinatown. Don’t miss the awe-inspiring sunsets from Cable Beach.
Hotel – The Billi Resort

Day 6  Buccaneer Archipelago and Cape Leveque Flight

Today you will be taken on a spectacular adventure by air over the remote Buccaneer Archipelago, a group of 1,000 rocky islands, each sparsely vegetated and with secluded white sandy beaches. Land at Cape Leveque, a remote peninsula in the far north Kimberley region where you will enjoy a swim in the warm Indian Ocean. Your return flight is along the wild coast of Dampier Peninsula and Cable Beach.
Hotel – The Billi Resort

Day 7  Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek 4WD Adventure

Explore the region further on a tour in to the outback and Kimberley cattle country. Search for freshwater crocodiles in the outback oasis of Windjana Gorge and indigenous bush tucker. Visit the Boab Prison Tree in Derby, a 1,500-year-old hollow Boab tree reputed to be a lockup for indigenous Australian prisoners! Take a refreshing swim in a waterhole in the fascinating Tunnel Creek Cave System.
Hotel – The Billi Resort

Day 8  Kununurra

It’s a short hop by plane over to Kununurra at the eastern extremity of the Kimberley Region and close to the Northern Territory border. The area is dotted with vast lakes such as Lake Argyle and famed for its rare pink diamonds, extracted from ancient rocks at Argyle Diamond Mine. Kununurra is also the gateway to Purnululu National Park, home to the Bungle Bungle Range.
Hotel – Freshwater East Kimberley

Day 9  Bungle Bungles Flight

Take to the skies on a 2-hour flightseeing tour by fixed wing aircraft over Purnululu National Park and the Bungle Bungles. The fascinating geological beehive-shaped towers cover an area of over 174 square miles and were largely unknown until 1982. The area as since inscribed as a World Heritage area in 2003. Your scenic flight will also take in aerial views of Lake Argyle, the Argyle Diamond Mine and Ord River.
Hotel – Freshwater East Kimberley

Day 10  Darwin

Today you leave Western Australia for Northern Territory’s capital city of Darwin. The city is remarkably laid-back and relaxed, yet offers a mix of colourful characters, vibrant Aboriginal art, and an incredible choice of dining with a strong influence on Far-Eastern flavours due to its proximity to Asia. We suggest a stroll through Mindil Beach Sunset Market on a Thursday or Sunday evening in the dry season or set sail on a sunset cruise.

Day 11  Katherine Gorge

A full day packed with historical landmarks, spectacular landscapes and wildlife. Visit Adelaide River War Cemetery dedicated to the men and women who lost their lives in Northern Australia during WWII. Take in the rugged landscapes of Nitmiluk National Park where you can swim in a waterhole beneath Edith Falls. Learn more of the Aboriginal rock art found throughout the park, and take a 2-hour cruise through Katherine Gorge, keeping a lookout for freshwater crocodiles!
Hotel - Skycity Darwin

Day 12  Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Transfer two hours east of Darwin and immerse yourself in a wilderness adventure at Wildman Wilderness Lodge on the fringe of Kakadu National Park. Your luxury tented accommodation is located on the lush Mary River wetlands, where birds breed and flourish, this is a wildlife enthusiast’s paradise. This afternoon you can take a self-guided ride around the grounds on fat-wheeled mountain bikes.
Hotel – Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Day 13  Kakadu National Park

Depart early on the lodge’s full day tour to Kakadu National Park. Pass billabongs and lush wetlands on your way to Ubirr Rock in Kakadu National Park; here you will see ancient Aboriginal rock art and enjoy panoramic views across the floodplain. Visit Cahill’s crossing in search of crocodiles and Mamukala, where you will observe an incredible variety of birdlife and stunning views over the wetlands.
Hotel – Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Day 14  Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Spend a day relaxing by the pool and enjoying the wild surroundings. Embark on a 1-hour cruise on Home Billabong where you are likely to spot crocodiles and an array of birdlife. Other activities are available to pre-book at an additional cost, such as wetlands airboat safaris, scenic flights over the Mary River wetlands or fishing tours to catch Barramundi.
Hotel – Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Day 15  Darwin to UK

Transfer directly back to Darwin airport for your flight back to the UK.

Western Australia and Top End Outback Wilderness
13 nights from £4,799 per person
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