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Wilderness Adventures

Kimberley, Kakadu and Arnhem Land Explorer

17 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GKB17R
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Admire Indigenous Rock Art

Explore the remote Mitchell Plateau to see ancient Gwion Gwion and Wandjina rock art styles hidden in caves.

See Mitchell Falls From Above

Hike to Mitchell Falls, seeing ancient rock art, then return by helicopter, flying over the impressive cascade.

Yellow Waters Cruise

Be joined by a local guide in Kakadu National Park on a cruise on the spectacular Yellow Waters Billabong.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 17 locations
  • APT's exclusive network of Wilderness Lodges
  • Small group travel with a maximum of 20 guests
  • Expert Driver-Guide and additional guides on selected walks
  • Travel in a custom-designed 4WD vehicle
  • All meals, sightseeing, national park fees and airport transfers

Map & Itinerary

Australia Map GKB17R 2019

Darwin to Broome

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

Arrive in Darwin and enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow guests and Driver-Guide.

Stay: Hilton Darwin

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  • Dinner

Travel across the sweeping wetlands of the Marrakai Plains to Kakadu National Park. Along the way, stop at Ubirr to explore the incredible galleries of ancient Indigenous art.

Stay: Two Nights, EXCLUSIVE! Hawk Dreaming Wilderness Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

With a local guide, cross the East Alligator River into spiritual Arnhem Land to experience the natural beauty of the region. Later, return to Kakadu and enjoy the art and billabongs of Cannon Hill and Hawk Dreaming.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At Nourlangie Rock, view Indigenous rock art, then cruise the famous Yellow Water Billabong.


Today you will further discover the Northern Territory’s best-known national park. Later, travel to Katherine and check in to the beautiful Cicada Lodge.

Stay: Katherine, Cicada Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Head to Nitmiluk National Park, before boarding a cruise through Nitmiluk Gorge. Afterwards, travel to Kununurra.

Stay: Two Nights, Kununurra Country Club Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy the morning to explore Kununurra, then travel to Lake Argyle and join a wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Purnululu National Park today, home to the beautiful World Heritage-listed Bungle Bungle Range, which was formed more than 360 million years ago. Then, hike to Echidna Chasm, a true highlight within the park.

Stay: Two Nights, EXCLUSIVE! Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Watch as the sun sets over the striking Bungle Bungle Range.


Hike to Piccaninny Creek and spectacular Cathedral Gorge. For a different perspective, you may also like to embark on a helicopter flight over the range - own expense.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to El Questro in the heart of the Kimberley and embark on a hike to the stunning waterfall at Emma Gorge.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Discover the amazing wonders of El Questro today.


With a local El Questro ranger, embark on a cruise along Chamberlain Gorge, a fresh waterway fringed by tropical vegetation and rugged escarpments. After lunch, head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Return to Emma Gorge and enjoy dinner later this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey along the Gibb River Road to arrive at Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy the facilities of the lodge’s Ungolan Pavilion, where you can relax in the lounge.

Stay: Two Nights, EXCLUSIVE! Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

See the fantastic Mitchell Falls at their best on an included helicopter flight.


Today, discover Little Mertens Falls’ beautiful cascading waters and Indigenous rock art. Continue on to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at Mitchell Falls.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Today you will view unique Wandjina and Bradshaw Gwion Gwion Art on the banks of the King Edward River.


Explore the unique Indigenous art of the region, then travel to Drysdale River Station.

Stay: Drysdale River Station

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey to the beautiful Manning Gorge today, where you can spot local birdlife as you enjoy lunch in the shade of a boab tree. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole.

Stay: Two Nights, EXCLUSIVE! Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Walk to Bell Gorge today and enjoy lunch. While here, perhaps take a dip, go birdwatching, or enjoy a hike.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Journey to Windjana Gorge, where cliffs tower above white sands. Wade through Tunnel Creek to the stunning oasis beyond. Travel to Broome and arrive at the iconic Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa, where you can enjoy a drink before a Farewell Dinner at the resort’s Sunset Bar and Grill.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to Broome Airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Exclusive Wilderness Lodges

APT's network of secluded Wilderness Lodges are perfectly placed in the key Kimberley locations

Guaranteed Small Group Touring

With a maximum of just 20 guests, you'll be treated as an individual with personalised attention at every step.

Custom-designed 4WD vehicles

Our specially engineered vehicles have an impeccable reliability record, traversing some of the roughest terrain.

As a family-owned company with origins that date back to 1927, we know how to make a great holiday extraordinary