Combine your Kimberley cruise with the Bungle Bungle domes of World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park.
Bungle Bungle Tours
About Purnululu NP
Although it’s been around for 350 million years, and known to its Aboriginal custodians for at least 40,000 years, the beehive domes of Purnululu National Park were only ‘discovered’ in 1983.
One of only 12 UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites in Australia, Purnululu National Park covers almost 240,000 hectares of remote wilderness and includes the Bungle Bungle Range, a spectacular landscape of sculptured rocks and sandstone towers.
Located about nine hours driving time from Broome, or three and a half hours from Kununurra, Purnululu National Park can be accessed by self-drive travellers or by ‘fly in’ day and overnight tours.
We’re pleased to work with Bungle Bungle Guided Tours to offer you a range of tours from Kununurra, and overnight accommodation for the self-driver at Purnululu’s two wilderness lodges. For those who won’t be venturing to Kununurra, we also have a Bungle Bungle Air Tour available from Broome with Broome Aviation.
We’re pleased to offer 5% discounts off normal Bungle Bungle tour prices for travellers combining a trip to the Bungle Bungle with a Kimberley cruise.
Bungle Bungle Tours from Kununurra
Bungle Bungle Day Tour
This day of adventuring begins from Kununurra at 9:00 AM with a scenic flight over Lake Argyle, the Argyle Diamond Mine and Ord River Irrigation Area to the Purnululu National Park airstrip.
From here, you will be driven in an air-conditioned 4WD bus to the beginning of your walk. Your guide will lead you on a moderate 3km walk throughout the famous eroded towers and beehive-shaped domes on the Domes Walk. Head towards Cathedral Gorge, where you can walk alongside towering cliffs which create phenomenal natural acoustics within the Gorge.
Refuel with an included picnic lunch, then head out along the rocky creek bed of Piccaninny Creek, which only flows during periods of high rainfall. After returning to Bellburn Airstrip, board your return flight to Kununurra, arriving at approximately 5:00 PM.
2024 Price – $949 per person. Take off 5% when booked in conjunction with your Kimberley cruise.
Bungles Overnight Explorer
Start your adventure with a thrilling scenic flight from Kununurra including a spectacular aerial circuit over the Bungle Bungle. On arrival, join your local guide on a tour of the famous beehive-shaped domes before walking into Cathedral Gorge.
Later, enjoy the comforts of the Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge. Dinner is served and can be eaten indoors or outdoors under the East Kimberley stars.
The next morning, after breakfast, you will be driven to the northern end of Purnululu National Park, where you will follow your guide on fascinating walks into the extraordinary Echidna Chasm and Northern Gorges.
End your day with a return flight to Kununurra, on which you will see the immense Argyle Diamond Mine, Ragged Ranges and Carr Boyd Ranges.
2024 Price – $2,059 pp, twin share. Take off 5% when booked in conjunction with your Kimberley cruise.
Bungle Bungle Tours from Broome
Bungle Bungles Air Tour
After an included transfer from your Broome / Cable Beach hotel, enjoy a pre-flight breakfast before departing Broome.
Fly over Chinatown taking in Roebuck Bay before heading to Halls Creek for a quick fuel stop. Then take in views over the magical World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park containing the Bungle Bungle Ranges for some amazing photo opportunities.
Once landed, join your guide for a walk among the spectacular Beehive Domes. Gaze in awe at the majestic Cathedral Gorge, take in the tranquility and amazing acoustics as you enjoy a delicious picnic lunch.
On the fight back to Broome, enjoy a glimpse of Windjana Gorge and the ancient Devonian Reef as you fly back to Broome over the King Leopold Ranges arriving at 6:00 PM.
2024 Price – $1,960 per person. Take off 5% when booked in conjunction with your Kimberley cruise.
Accommodation choices in Purnululu National Park
If you’re driving through the East Kimberley before or after your Kimberley cruise it’s possible to drive your own 4WD into Purnululu National Park and explore at your own pace. You will need some overnight accommodation though and there’s two great wilderness lodges to choose from. These lodges offer permanent tented cabins, complete with King or twin single beds and a bathroom with hot showers! There’s also a dining room offering included dining. Self-drive accommodation at your preferred lodge must be pre-booked.
Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge
Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge consists of 26 hard-walled, ensuite cabins that are designed to fit within the landscape of Purnululu National Park.
Each cabin is built with timber flooring, a front deck with outdoor furniture, a private en suite with eco-friendly bathroom products and comfortable hotel quality queen or king split beds. There’s multiple louvre windows for air-flow throughout, a pedestal fan, bedside tables and wall-mounted lights. Your private en suite features a flushing toilet, heated shower, hand basin and mirror, toiletries, quality towels and 240-volt power.
DINNER, BED & BREAKFAST
Includes a night in eco-accommodation with private en suite and freshly prepared homestead-style meals infused with native herbs and spices for both dinner and breakfast.
Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
APT’s Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge is located in the heart of Purnululu National Park and offers access to the famous beehive striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, Piccaninny Creek, the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge and Echidna Chasm.
APT Wilderness Lodges offer a touch of luxury in the heart of the wilderness and eliminate the hassles from your self-drive Kimberley adventure. Choose from standard twin tented cabins or Superior cabins with either a king or twin sized beds. Cabins offer a spacious ensuite, hot shower and flushing toilet. A private front deck, is the perfect place to take in the idyllic bush setting of the Lodge.
Enjoy open-air dining with the freshest of local cuisine prepared by expert chefs. A three course set menu dinner and full breakfast are included with your stay.