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Cultural Gems of the Dampier Peninsula and Kimberley Complete

Broome Return
17 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GKCCL17
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 25 destinations
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 47 meals
  • The services of an expert APT Driver-Guide
  • Stay at APT's exclusive network of Wilderness Lodges
  • Join a local expert at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm to discover how the world’s finest pearls are produced
  • Watch the sunset over the iconic Bungle Bungle Range with a glass of bubbly in hand
  • Soar over incredible Mitchell Falls on an included helicopter flight
  • Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art

Map & Itinerary

Western Australia Map 2025 GKCCL17
Broome Return

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

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Experience a delightful welcome dinner this evening at Cygnet Bay with your indigenous host. Immerse yourself in captivating stories and delve of the region’s history while savouring a delectable meal.


Depart Broome and visit the Ardyaloon Trochus Hatchery & Aquaculture Centre at One Arm Point. Here you will learn about the cultural traditions of the local Bardi Jawi communities and gain a fascinating insight into the Dreamtime. The Bardi Jawi retain a strong connection to their rich culture and saltwater traditions, and you'll learn about the hunting and gathering methods that have been passed down by their ancestors over the years. Later, travel to Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm.

Stay: Two Nights, Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Join a local expert to discover the secrets of how the world’s finest pearls are produced at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm.


Start your day with breakfast overlooking Cygnet Bay before a Signature Experience. Cygnet Bay is the oldest Australian and family-owned pearl farm. It has been operating since 1946 and is still leading the industry with some of the largest and most exquisite pearls in the world. After lunch, take to the water on a Sea Safari and cruise the ancient landscapes of the Buccaneer Archipelago. This evening sample pearl meat and enjoy drinks as the sun sets over this incredible setting.

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Farewell the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm this morning and journey to Lombadina Community, located on Native Title land of the Bardi People. Enjoy a stroll around the community and learn about the history and culture of Lombadina from a local guide.

Afterwards, continue to Beagle Bay, a small Indigenous community that was founded in 1890 by French Trappist monks. Visit the Beagle Bay Church and view its decorative altar. An abundance of mother of pearl shells from local waters have been laid into the plaster, giving it a unique finish. Later, settle into your hotel in Broome.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa

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Resort and vegetation at night on water's edge, Australia

Leave Broome this morning and head to the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be 1,500 years old. Continue along the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where ancient marine fossils lay embedded in the gorge walls. Next it's on to Tunnel Creek, Western Australia's oldest cave system. Wade through the cool waters that fill the tunnel and emerge on the other side to discover a serene oasis.

Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Treasure a special visit to the Yiyili community, admiring Indigenous art at the Laari Gallery before immersing yourself into Gooniyandi culture with a language class.


This morning enjoy a photo stop at Geikie Gorge, before travelling to Yiyili for a Signature Experience. Afterwards, head to Halls Creek, before arriving at Purnululu National Park. Settle into your lodge before an open-air dinner tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, APT's exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

End your day of discovery by watching the sunset over the Bungle Bungle Range – with a glass of bubbly in hand, of course.


A full day has been set aside for you to explore Purnululu National Park today, starting with a walk along Piccaninny Creek. This winding gorge is set deep within the Bungle Bungle Range, offering unparalleled views of the beehive domes. Your next stop is Cathedral Gorge, a natural red rock amphitheatre created by millions of years of water erosion. This spacious cavern is renowned for its acoustics, and you'll see why as you wander through it.

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Set out on a hike to Echidna Chasm, a natural cleft in the rock that reaches a staggering 200 metres in height while only being one metre wide at certain points. Later, travel along the Spring Creek Track to Kununurra.

Stay: Two Nights, Kununurra Country Club Resort

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Walking through Echidna Chasm surrounded by palms

Travel to Lake Argyle and join a wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From a modern shaded vessel, discover the area's ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations. Later, enjoy the sunset while cruising on Lake Kununurra. Keep an eye out for wildlife and soak up the views as your boat makes its way through winding creeks and picturesque lagoons.

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Witness the breathtaking vistas of the Cambridge Gulf as you travel to Wyndham, where the Five Rivers Lookout offers an unparalleled panoramic view. Become immersed in the natural splendour of Parry’s lagoon, and have lunch at Parry Creek Farm, serenaded by the melodious chorus of birdsong. Conclude your day by arriving at El Questro Wilderness Park, where your resort awaits, promising an unforgettable retreat amidst untamed wilderness.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro - Emma Gorge

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to Zebedee Springs, a permanent natural thermal spring tucked away in a secluded pocket of rainforest. Relax as you soak in the hot springs and leave feeling refreshed.


This morning hike to Emma Gorge where you'll be rewarded with a swim beneath a towering droplet waterfall. Enjoy lunch at El Questro Station, before relaxing at Zebedee Springs. Enjoy dinner this evening back at Emma Gorge Resort.

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Back on the Gibb River Road, ford the mighty Durack River, then turn off and travel north on the Kalumburu Road towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau. Along the way, stop at Drysdale River Station for lunch. Afterwards, enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes. Savour the enchanting Kimberley ambiance as you dine under the vast night sky tonight.

Stay: Two Nights, APT's exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Soar over incredible Mitchell Falls on an included helicopter flight.


Today you have a full day to discover the beauty of Mitchell Falls, with its tiered waterfalls and Indigenous rock art. When available, local Indigenous guides will join the adventure. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rarely seen rock art. Continue to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at the incredible Mitchell Falls. Go for a swim in the pools above the falls then take an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls and the surrounding wilderness back to your 4WD vehicle.

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Mountains with a thin waterfall, Australia

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Admire ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art.


Visit Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art galleries and swim in the clear waters at King Edward River. Cross Drysdale River and arrive at Drysdale River Station.

Stay: Drysdale River Station

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At Manning Creek, you’ll enjoy lunch by the sandy banks. Look out for the region’s bird life and enjoy a refreshing swim in the pristine water under paperbarks. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole, the ideal spot for a refreshing swim.

Stay: Two Nights, APT's exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

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Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where spectacular cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Should you be feeling particularly energetic, you may take the opportunity to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a relaxing dip below the cascading waterfall.

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Back on the Gibb River Road, travel through the Wunaamin Conservation Park to Derby, where you will visit an art gallery. Later this evening, gather with your fellow travellers for a farewell dinner.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

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Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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