Broome, the Bungle Bungles and El Questro
9 day Guided Journey – Broome to Kununurra
Photo Credit: Summer Day
Discover Broome with a relaxing three night stay at the fabulous Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa then experience the Bungle Bungles from the air with a scenic helicopter flight followed by a 4 wheel drive and walking journey. Discover the amazing Argyle Diamond Mine and Lake Argyle then end with a ‘chill out’ relaxation stay at El Questro Station with many optional activities available.
Day 1: Cable Beach – Broome
On arrival you will be met and transferred to Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa for 3 nights’ accommodation in an Ocean View Room. Afternoon at leisure to walk along the infamous Cable Beach.
Cable Beach Resort and Spa is styled to reflect the Asian and colonial influences of Broome, and the diverse choice of accommodation is complemented by acres of lush tropical gardens. Guests can immerse themselves in the full Resort experience with the adults-only Ocean Pool, Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane, Chahoya Salon, the meditation room and gym and the choice of four restaurants. Families will have hours of fun at the Family Pool, water playground, mini golf and tennis courts. Relax and reconnect at the world-famous Cable Beach. Home of our award-winning Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa, Indian Ocean sunsets, gently swaying palm trees, and Kimberly charm, it’s truly a destination like no other.
Day 2: Day at Leisure in Broome
Optional Tour: 4WD Broome Discovery Tour – From $465 per person (min 4 pax)
Daily: 6:30am – 6:30pm
Departing early this morning we journey north of Broome, up the spectacular Dampier Peninsula. Largely Aboriginal-owned land, the Dampier Peninsula is a delight for travellers seeking a Kimberley experience that is culturally rewarding in a beautiful environment. As we travel in our comfortable 4WD learn about the peninsula’s fascinating place in Australia’s history from your local driver guide. Our first stop is the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, home of the Beagle Bay Church and its glimmering pearl shell altar, where we enjoy morning tea. Continuing north to the remote One Arm Point Community, it’s the perfect place to view the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago and witness the huge tidal flows of the Kimberley, where we visit the Community’s aquaculture hatchery, complete with reef fish and trochus shell (subject to access). Arriving at beautiful Cygnet Bay we join a fascinating Pearl Farm Tour where we learn about the world’s largest and most beautiful pearls that have been farmed in these pristine waters for generations by the family owned business. We have a delicious lunch at the pearl farm in their restaurant overlooking beautiful Cygnet Bay. At stunning Cape Leveque we let the tyres down on the 4WD and drive along the beach to our secluded stop. Enjoy a swim and leisurely beach walk prior to our trip back along the track.
Morning Tea and Lunch Included
Day 3: Day at Leisure in Broome
Optional Tour: Scenic Flight to Horizontal Falls – from $735 per person (min 2 pax)
Daily: Breakfast/Lunch or Morning/Afternoon tea provided depending on tour departure times
Depart on a Scenic flight from Broome to Horizontal King Sound is home to Australia’s largest tides and amongst the highest in the world. Horizontal Waterfalls described by David Attenborough as ‘the 8th Natural Wonder of the World.’ Buccaneer Archipelago, home to 1,000 islands made of Precambrian sandstone over 2 billion years old. Koolan and Cockatoo Island, home to the world’s richest iron ore deposits. Explore Kooljaman at Cape Leveque with refreshments and a swim. Home of the Bardi Jawi people, one of the only sea faring Aboriginal tribes in Australia. Coastal return flight along the bays and beaches of the Dampier Peninsula with views of Beagle Bay, James Price Point, Willie Creek Pearl Farm and Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach.
Day 4: Bungle Bungles
Pick up from Cable Beach Club to join your Bungles Scenic flight, landing at the Bungles by 8:30am. Hop aboard the 4WD and head into the Cathedral Gorge carpark for a guided walk through the Domes. Your guide will sing the ancient song lines as you enter Cathedral Gorge where you will then settle for a gourmet picnic lunch. After lunch learn about the bush medicines and tucker in Purnululu National Park as you head up to the look out for sunset drinks. Your guide will then take you to your stunning accommodation at the Bungle Bungles Wilderness Lodge for 2 nights, where you can relax before a well earned dinner.
Day 5: Bungles Day Trek
Enjoy breakfast at the Wilderness Lodge followed by a 30min scenic helicopter flight over the Bungles range. Your guide will then take you on a 4WD and walking tour through mini palms gorge and Echidna Chasm.
Arrive back at your accommodation at dusk for Dinner at the Lodge and yarns around the fire.
Day 6: Argyle Diamond Mine and Lake Argyle Cruise
Enjoy your morning at your accommodation before your guide picks you up to take a scenic flight landing at Argyle Diamond Mine. Your Luridgii Tours custodian guide will take you on an informative mine tour of the home to the infamous pink diamond before joining a stunning sunset boat tour from South to North of Lake Argyle at sunset. Enjoy fossicking for zebra rocks on an island, a sunset swim and a glass of champagne. Transfer by bus back to your accommodation from Lake Argyle Village. Overnight at the Kununurra Country Club Resort
Kununurra Country Club Resort is located in the town centre, just 1.9 mi from the Kununurra Airport. Onsite facilities include a swimming pool, entertainment deck patios and free onsite parking. Guests can enjoy a drink or meal at the onsite Kelly’s Bar & Grill. Each of the stylish rooms feature an open-plan living area offering a work desk, a refrigerator and a TV with free cable channels.
Day 7: El Questro
This morning you will be collected from your hotel for a road transfer to El Questro for 2 nights at El Questro station. Afternoon at leisure to relax by the pool or enjoy the many activities available to you.
Staying at El Questro has something for everyone to complement their Kimberley experience. Located on the Pentecost River beside a peaceful water hole, El Questro The Station offers well-appointed rooms with Queen size beds, a single day bed, modern bathrooms, tea and coffee-making facilities and air conditioning, these rooms are family-friendly as well as perfect for those looking for a few extra comforts to make their time at El Questro relaxing and one to remember forever.
Day 8: El Questro
Day at leisure to enjoy the many activities on offer.
Day 9: Kununurra
Morning transfer back to Kununurra for your onward flight.
Price + Inclusions
|Broome, the Bungle Bungles and El Questro||Price per person|
|Twin Share (1 April – 30 September)||$9,775|
Minimum 2 Guests – Private Tour
- 8 nights accommodation
- Scenic flight ex Kununurra to Bungles
- 30 min scenic helicopter flight
- 4WD and walking tour
- Scenic flight to Argyle Diamond Mine (ADM)
- Cruise from ADM from South to North on Lake Argyle
- All transfers