Kimberley Tours, Flights, Hotels & More
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As a full service travel agency we’re also here to help you with flights, pre and post cruise accommodation, and even 4WD tours and legendary rail journeys such as the Ghan. We’ll help you plan your Kimberley holiday of a lifetime. And don’t forget travel insurance, there’s even a 20% discount on selected nib Insurance policies when you purchase your cruise through Kimberley Cruise Specialists.
Tour the Kimberley by 4WD
You’re seeing the coast by small ship, but why not complete your tour of the Kimberley by adding a small group 4WD tour through the heart of this incredible region. There’s tours from 4 to 15 days on offer from Broome aboard state-of-the-art 20 passenger 4WDs and staying at a mixture of luxury wilderness lodges and hotels.
Highlights include travelling the length of the Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge & Tunnel Creek, Mitchell Falls, El Questro Station, Kununurra and the Ord River, the Bungle Bungles of Purnululu National Park and a cruise on Geikie Gorge.
Ask us how you can combine your cruise with one of these small group, locally guided tours to create the ultimate Kimberley travel experience.
15 Day Kimberley Complete priced from $11,295pp
9 Day Essence of the Kimberley from $6,895pp
The Ghan Railway
Before or after your Kimberley cruise, journey through the heart of the Australian continent from Adelaide to Darwin aboard the legendary Ghan. Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. Enjoy the comfort and solitude of your private cabin, lose yourself in conversation with newfound travelling companions in the lounge car, or simply gaze out of the window taking inspiration from the ever changing landscape.
Over three nights, travel 2,979 kilometres enjoying the Gold Service of a twin cabin and sumptuous meals served in the restaurant carriage. Or, for the ultimate experience, upgrade to a Platinum Cabin for the most spacious cabins, en suites and access to the exclusive Chairman’s Carriage.
Gold Service Adelaide to Darwin from $2,925pp
Platinum Service Adelaide to Darwin from $5,025pp
Discover the Bungle Bungle
The Bungle Bungle domes of World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park are without doubt one of the true gems of the East Kimberley. Two and three day ‘fly in’ tours are available from Kununurra and Broome, and feature overnight accommodation at luxury wilderness lodges. During the day there’s 4WD tours with local guides to both the domes and also Echidna Chasm and Mini Palms Gorge.
For those short on time, ask us about booking a scenic flight or day tour from Kununurra or Broome to the Bungle Bungle.
Self drivers can also book to stay at one of the park’s luxury wilderness lodges.
Overnight tour from Kununurra from $2,059 pp
Day tour from Kununurra from $949 pp
El Questro Station
Amid the vast and ancient landscape of Western Australia’s East Kimberley region sits the untamed natural beauty of El Questro. El Questro is a destination unlike any other and offers the freedom to explore one of Australia’s last true frontiers.
From deep gorges and majestic mountains to thermal springs, mud and salt-flats, rainforests and cascading waterfalls everything the Kimberley has to offer is located across the property’s 700,000 acres and is why we say that El Questro is the heart of the Kimberley.
Choose to stay in tented cabins at Emma Gorge Resort, a bungalow at the station township or for the ultimate indulgence, spend a night or two in the luxurious surrounds of the Homestead, overlooking Chamberlain Gorge.
Overnight accommodation at Emma Gorge Resort from $215 per person.
Darwin & Top End Touring
Combine your Kimberley cruise with a fantastic small group tour from Darwin.
Ethical Adventures is a small group (maximum group size: 10) and bespoke micro-tour specialist in the Top End of the Northern Territory. Their expert and personable guides bring attention to detail, education and fun on their range of tours to Kakadu and Litchfield National Parks and Darwin and surrounds.
Day tours, multi-day experiences and custom charters are all available. Including focuses such as wildlife and environment, historical and lifestyle aspects of the Top End to indigenous culture, people and places.
Litchfield National Park Small Group Tour – $255 per person
2 Day ‘Colours of Kakadu’ Small Group Tour – $1,875 per person
Kakadu Air Day Tours
Departing Daily from Darwin with Kakadu Air.
Kakadu is dual-listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List for its outstanding natural and cultural values. No trip to the Northern Territory is complete without a visit to this iconic National Park.
Kakadu in a day is the ideal tour for the time-poor looking to include all the “must-do’s” of Australia’s largest National Park; Kakadu. Departing from Darwin Airport, you will enjoy one and a half hours of spectacular scenic flying, a cruise on Kakadu’s famed Yellow Water Billabong, and a visit to the Warradjan Cultural Centre, while still being back in Darwin for late afternoon and evening activities.
Kakadu in a Day – $849 per person
In Kununurra, gateway to the East Kimberley, there are a number of comfortable hotels allowing you to explore the region before or after your Kimberley cruises.
Centrally located and set amidst large gardens, the Kununurra Country Club Resort offers stylish accommodations, a large pool and local dining at Kelly’s Restaurant. The resort is within easy walking distance of several restaurants, the supermarket and the town’s main shopping area.
Other fine choices in Kununurra include the Kimberley Grande, Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments and the Ibis Styles hotel.
Kununurra Country Club Resort from $110 per person, per night
Most Kimberley cruises either start or finish in Broome, and it’s worth adding a few days to the journey to relax and get to know this former pearling capital.
Beach lovers can choose to stay 15 minutes outside Broome township at beautiful Cable Beach. The renowned Cable Beach Club Resort is the only hotel located right on the beach, although there are several other outstanding choices, such as the Pearle of Cable Beach, Bali Hai and Oaks Cable Beach, located a block back from the water (often at significantly lower prices!).
Or, stay in Broome town at one of the large resorts overlooking the bay, such as the stylish Mangrove Hotel or Moonlight Bay Apartments. For something more intimate check into a historic B&B like McAlpine House. Speak to our expert team for details.
Cable Beach Club from $174 per person, per night (low season).
Getting to the Kimberley
As a full service travel agency we’ll also make sure you receive the best deals (and most convenient timings) on your flights to reach the Kimberley.
Qantas offer direct services to Broome and Darwin from major cities including Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on select days of the week. If you’re travelling from a different city, or travelling with Virgin Australia, you can choose to fly to Broome via Darwin or Perth. Connections from Darwin to Broome are also available aboard local Qantas and Air North.
If you have Qantas Frequent Flyer points these can also be a great value method to reach Broome, particularly on the direct services. We’ll be happy to walk you through those options as well. Speak to one of our expert staff today for the best way to fly to your Kimberley cruise.
Save 20% on Travel Insurance
Make sure you and your loved ones are protected in the event of injury, loss or damage by taking out travel insurance prior to your Kimberley expedition. Some expedition cruise lines even make it a condition of travel that you hold comprehensive travel insurance prior to boarding the ship.
At Kimberley Cruise Specialists we offer nib Insurance, who themselves have many years experience helping expedition travellers in their hour of need. Nib policies also include emergency remote area evacuation coverage, a must for any Kimberley cruising expedition.
As an added bonus, when you purchase travel insurance with your expedition cruise booked through us, we’ll provide you with a 20% discount on the price of your policy; possibly saving you hundreds of dollars!
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