21 Day Darwin to
Perth Overland for your next vacation to Australia.
Bungle Bungle National Park
Gibb River Road Kalbarri
Karijini National Park Kimberley
Gorges Kununurra Lake
Argyle Monkey Mia
Ningaloo Reef Pinnacles
Desert Tunnel Creek Windjana
About this tour:
Starting in Darwin, we'll take you all the way to Perth in Western
Australia making stops at Broome, Bungle Bungle National Park, Gibb
River Road, the magnificent Karijini National Park, Kalbarri National
Park, Kimberley Gorges, Kununurra and Lake Argyle. See the dolphins
in Monkey Mia and snorkel the Nigaloo Reef in Western Australia.
We'll drop you off in Perth at the end of the tour and you'll be
sure to be exhausted.
01 April 2016 - 31 March 2017
Select Darwin accommodation from 06:20am
Default pick up: Melaleuca on Mitchell at 06:50am (52 Mitchell
Central Perth early evening day 21
Standard Accommodation: 8 nights multishare accommodation
with shared facilities, 12 nights camping (non-permanent
campsites with pop-up tents/swags on most nights, basic facilities
only for 3 of the nights). There are no upgrades or single supplements
available on this trip.
AUD $3690.00 per person
All prices are in Australian Dollars(includes 10% GST) based on
Basix Option is not suitable for children. Tour is not suitable
for children. The minimum age for this trip is 18.
Levies included: National Park park fee.
Additional services - Sleeping bag purchase (Basix) AUS $35
ATTENTION: This tour is only
for fit and active people, who can hike 5-9kms a day over uneven
terrain, often in high temperatures. Some hikes may require sections
of walking/swimming through water. Temperatures can be extreme;
very high during summer days and very cold during winter nights.
The operator reserves the right to assess the fitness capability
of passengers prior to tour departure. Tour is not suitable for
children. Due to the remote nature of the Kimberley region we use
bush camps with limited facilities on some nights.
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Day 1 Darwin to Katherine Region
DEFAULT PICK UP: Melaleuca on Mitchell, 52 Mitchell St Darwin, 06:50am
Heading down from Darwin we stop at either Edith Falls for a swim
or explore Katherine (Nitmiluk) Gorge (seasonal choice). We travel
on to the Katherine region to set up camp. (LD)
Day 2 Katherine Region to Lake Argyle
Today we visit Lake Argyle, created by the Ord River Dam. We spend
time here admiring the beauty and sheer size of the Lake before
setting up camp for the night. (BLD)
Day 3 Lake Argyle to Bungle Bungles
It's time for some 4WD action as we wind our way into the Bungle
Bungle massif. It's a rugged ride but the scenery is fantastic and
you will enjoy your first Kimberley sunset as we set up our bush
Day 4 Bungle Bungles It's a full day of exploration
The rock formations of the Bungle Bungles massif are remarkable
and we visit breathtaking Echidna Chasm and magnificent Cathedral
Gorge. There's an opportunity to view the Bungles by helicopter
(own expense) before we return to camp. (BLD)
Day 5 Bungle Bungles to El Questro
We travel out of the Bungles to El Questro Station. Sit back and
admire the awesome scenery of the Carr Boyd and Durack Ranges as
we head to Turkey Creek and onto El Questro to set up camp. (BLD)
Day 6 El Questro Station to Gibb River Road
Today we spend the day exploring the amazing sights of El Questro
station. Highlights include a hike in the beautiful Cockburn Ranges
for a swim under the waterfall at Emma Gorge. Tonight we enjoy another
night at our El Questro campsite where you might choose to enjoy
a well-earned beer at the station bar. (BLD
Day 7 - Gibb River Road and Gorges to Mt Barnett
We start our journey over the Pentecost River and along the famous
Gibb River Road. Today is all about swimming and hiking in the Kimberleys!
Youll visit striking Manning Gorge, where your guide will use their
local knowledge to determine the most accessible spots to explore.
Tonights camp is at Mt Barnett. (BLD)
Day 8 Mt Barnett to Windjana Gorge
This morning we will explore either Galvins or Adcock Gorge, depending
on the time of year. Later we make our way to Windjana Gorge, known
for its abundant freshwater crocodiles, so bring your camera and
get some snaps of these incredible reptiles. Windjana Gorge is also
our camp for the night. (BLD)
Day 9 Windjana Gorge to Broome
We head towards the Napier Range and the fascinating 750 metre underground
tunnel of Tunnel Creek, an area rich in bushranger history. Join
a local Bunuba Indigenous Guide for a walk through Tunnel Creek,
learning about culture and Aboriginal traditions. Making tracks,
we head towards Broome and stop briefly at Willare Bridge, where
a rushing torrent of water flows in the mighty Fitzroy River (seasonal).
Late afternoon we arrive in Broome, our aim is to catch up brilliant
Cable Beach sunset. (BL)
Day 10 and 11 Broome
These two days are yours to enjoy at your own pace. Broome is the
perfect place to relax and soak up the slow-paced lifestyle that
is 'Broome-time'. Swim and chill out on Cable Beach, learn about
the fascinating Pearling history, or you can choose to get a little
more adventurous with a camel ride along the beach or even skydiving
(optional extras, own expense). Accommodation is included, meals
and activities at own expense.
Day 12 Broome to Pilbara Region
PICK UP DAY 12: Kimberley Klub YHA, 06:30am
Departing Broome we cross the Great Sandy Desert, calling in at
the coastal oasis of Eighty Mile Beach where we may have time for
a quick swim in the turquoise water and a chance to collect some
unique seashells. We travel further south through Port Hedland checking
out the enormous piles of iron ore and salt, before heading to your
overnight station stay. (BLD)
Day 13 Pilbara Region to Karijini National Park
This morning we make our way to the remote but spectacular Karijini
National Park where we spend the next three days exploring the ancient
gorges and swimming in emerald coloured rock pools. We begin our
Karijini experience with a visit to the Karijini Cultural Centre
before heading for Fortesque Falls where you will be rewarded with
a refreshing swim. Overnight camp in Karijini. (BLD)
Days 14 and 15 Karijini National Park
The next two days are spent exploring, swimming and relaxing in
the magnificent Karijini gorges. One of the oldest landscapes on
earth the region will amaze you. We will explore a number of gorges
including Weano Gorge, Handrail Pool, Oxers Lookout, Hancock Gorge
and Hamersley Gorge amongst others. Overnight camp in Karijini.
Day 16 Karijini National Park to Yardi Creek
Travel through the vast bush land and station country of the Pilbara
region on our way to our exclusive campsite at Yardi Creek in the
Cape Range National Park, near Exmouth. (BLD)
Day 17 Yardi Creek to Coral Bay
Enjoy a day of freedom and relaxation. Go snorkeling or diving,
search for whale sharks (seasonal and at own expense) or view Vlamingh
Head Lighthouse then choose to laze on the pristine beach at
Turquoise bay and soak up the sunshine. This afternoon we make
the short trip to beautiful Coral Bay (BLD).
Day 18 Coral Bay
Spend the entire day snorkelling the famous Ningaloo Reef accessible
from Coral Bay's white sandy beach. Alternatively, you can choose
one of the many optional activities including quad biking, coral
viewing cruises and scuba diving (at own expense). (BD)
Day 19 Coral Bay to Shark Bay
Heading south we cross the Tropic of Capricorn and pass through
the town of Carnarvon, famous for its bananas. We call in at unique
Shell Beach made up of tiny shells before continuing on to Monkey
Mia famous for the wild dolphins that visit the beach daily. (BLD)
Day 20 Shark Bay to Kalbarri
Time this morning to visit with the dolphins before exploring some
of the Shark Bay World Heritage area. We stop to view the stromatolites
the oldest living organisms in the world before heading south
for Kalbarri. Time permitting we will be able to view the Murchison
Gorge and Natures Window this afternoon before arriving in this
seaside resort town. (BLD)
Day 21 Kalbarri to Perth
Departing via the coastal gorges of the Kalbarri National Park,
we head to the picturesque seaside town of Dongara before travelling
south through the fascinating landscape of the Nambung National
Park and checking out the famous Pinnacle Desert. Then we make our
way to Perth arriving in the early evening where our tour concludes.
This tour is only for fit and active people, who can hike 5-9kms
a day over uneven terrain, often in high temperatures. Some hikes
may require sections of walking/swimming through water. Temperatures
can be extreme; very high during summer days and very cold during
winter nights. The operator reserves the right to assess the fitness
capability of passengers prior to tour departure. Tour is not suitable
for children. Due to the remote nature of the Kimberley region we
use bush camps with limited facilities on some nights.
Standard Accommodation: 8 nights multishare
accommodation with shared facilities, 12 nights camping
(non-permanent campsites with pop-up tents/swags on most nights,
basic facilities only for 3 of the nights). There are no upgrades
or single supplements available on this trip.
Trip Transport - 2WD 'all terrain' vehicles' 24
seats front facing air-conditioned vehicle. Our have 'all terrain'
vehicles' spacious cabs with ample legroom and forward facing seats
for increased comfort and a view for appreciation of the scenery.
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B = Breakfast | L = Lunch | D = Dinner
Booked and paid E-Ticket, Sturdy walking shoes, a spare pair of
shoes that can get wet, swimming gear (2 towels recommended as can
swim multiple times in one day), hat and sunscreen, towel and toiletries,
warm clothing in winter, water bottle, torch, insect repellent,
camera, travel pillow, and sleeping bag (can be purchased for $35).
Experienced guides, national park entry, meals as indicated,
accommodation transfers, air-conditioned vehicle, and accommodation
Standard Accommodation: 8 nights multishare accommodation
with shared facilities, 12 nights camping (non-permanent campsites
with pop-up tents/swags on most nights, basic facilities only for
3 of the nights). There are no upgrades or single supplements available
on this trip.
Itinerary may vary and/or attractions
substituted for any cause including seasonal conditions, weather
extremes, and traditional owner/national park requirements. The
Gibb River Road and Purnululu National Park may be closed in the
shoulder seasons (approx. April and October). See terms and conditions
of travel for full details.
like to swim with the Whalesharks? Whaleshark season in WA runs
from April through to July and passengers have the option of taking
part in a Whaleshark swim on day 18 of this tour. We dont book
this option, however the company we use is Kings Ningaloo Reef.
Although our Guides can book this for you on Day 17 of your tour,
during busy periods such as school holidays we do advise that you
book in advance to avoid disappointment. You can either do this
through your Travel Agent or direct via phone or email. Please find
a link to their website, along with their contact number below,
its certainly an experience not to be missed!
08 9949 1764
Adventure Tours Australia/Intrepid
Travel reserves the right to assess the fitness capability of passengers
prior to tour departure.
Due to long
distances covered, this trip involves early departures on some mornings
and frequent stops between destinations. During the hotter summer
months, the heat puts strain on the air conditioning in the vehicle
and therefore may not function as efficiently as the cooler months.
Our tours are activity and participation
based. During your travels with us you will have the opportunity
to assist with daily activities such as setting up camp, collecting
firewood, helping prepare meals and clearing dishes. Many hands
make light work and any assistance provided to crew is always much
appreciated. Most people agree that this type of activity helps
you feel like less of a tourist and more of an explorer.
is made up of 2 separate tours, so you may travel with a different
guide and passengers on each section.
Tour is not suitable for children.
The minimum age for this trip is 18.
A STRICT luggage limit of 15kg
This tour requires a sleeping
bag. You may bring your own or pre-purchase a sleeping bag from
On this tour it is likely that
you will experience temperatures of over 35 degrees Celsius. Be
prepared to endure extra physical stress due to the heat at these
times, especially while on walks. These extreme temperatures can
also place stress on the air-conditioning units within our vehicles
which can make travelling uncomfortable. Your tour guide will assist
with regular breaks and information to assist keeping hydrated.
In July and August, very cold temperatures can be experienced in
the outback, especially overnight. Please come prepared for all
Travel Insurance is compulsory
for all travellers on all tours and details must be presented to
your tour guide before departure.
The default pick up point is where
we will meet you for your tour, unless you or your travel agent
requests an alternative location (contact our Reservations team
for more information). It is your responsibility to contact us with
your preferred pick up point well ahead of departure. We do not
take responsibility for missed tours if we have not been advised
of an alternative in advance and you are not at the default location
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner.
Safaris must be reconfirmed 48 hours prior to
departure to confirm pick-up location and time.by phone direct with
the tour operator - (Details of the tour operator is on your E-Ticket).
The relationship between ATA and Intrepid Australia
For over 25 years,
Intrepid Travel and Adventure Tours Australia have been leading
brands in the adventure travel business. With Intrepid's global
product range and Adventure Tours' local knowledge, the two brands
joined force in 2011 to provide the ultimate range of Australian
product with Intrepid running all of it's local trips under the
Adventure Tours Australia name. Today we're proud to bring Aussie-made
trips to the world, both here with Adventure Tours and overseas
through the Intrepid brand.
Special Dietary requirements and allergies
Passengers with special meal requirements or food allergies MUST
ensure they or their travel agent inform Intrepid/ATA of this at
the time of booking.
Food for the trip is purchased prior to commencement and special
requirements cannot be catered for after departing. If you have
not notified us prior to departure, you may be asked to pay for
any additional food yourself.
Due to the nature of our trips food is basic but plentiful.
We provide the below substitutes, please bring your own staples
if you require specific foods not listed below:
No Pork (Alternative to Ham provided)
No Dairy (soy milk provided)
Vegetarian (additional veg and vegie burgers provided)
Vegan (supply of additional fruit and veg provided)
Gluten Free (cereal, bread, wraps, pasta, snack bars, sweet
and savoury biscuits provided)
*Religious dietary requirements and specifically prepared/sourced
produce is not able to be catered for.
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