Twin Gorges Walk - 7 day tour

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Group Tour

This walk will take you out into remote  Australia, away from the popular tourist destinations and into some of the most beautiful unspoiled country you will ever see.  Our Traditional Indigenous Owners are proud to offer you their hospitality – they will tell you their stories and explain their heritage and aboriginal culture.  We pick you up in comfortable 4WD SUV's from Broome Airport (located in far North West of Australia) on a Sunday and...
This walk will take you out into remote  Australia, away from the popular tourist destinations and into some of the most beautiful unspoiled country you will ever see.  Our Traditional Indigenous Owners are proud to offer you their hospitality – they will tell you their stories and explain their heritage and aboriginal culture.  We pick you up in comfortable 4WD SUV's from Broome Airport (located in far North West of Australia) on a Sunday and drop you back there 7 days later.  We camp under the  milky way and watch brilliant stars traverse the sky while we tell stories of settlers and aboriginal  life and watch our meals being cooked on the camp fire. During the day we swim in crystal clear streams and waterholes located within amazing gorge systems, admire rock art from 1000's of years passed.  Everything is included  - just get yourselves to Broome and get ready for a unique and life changing experience.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Broome - Fitzroy Crossing. We drive some 400 km to the east to the traditional lands of the Bunuba people.

Stop At: Willare Bridge Roadhouse & Caravan Park, Lot 64 Great Northern Hwy, Derby WA 6728, Australia
Willare is the only roadhouse stop on the 400 km Trip from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing. It is a classic Australian Road House located beside the Fitzroy River. It has lots of outback charm. We stop here for lunch and start your introduction into Life in the Australian outback
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner: After we arrive at the Lodge on the banks of the Fitzroy River . After we set up our tents and have a Smorgasbord meal
Accommodation included: We sleep in 3 man tents provided by us with comfortable bedding mats and pillows

Day 2: A day getting to know Fitzroy Crossing and it's people...
Itinerary

Day 1: Broome - Fitzroy Crossing. We drive some 400 km to the east to the traditional lands of the Bunuba people.

Stop At: Willare Bridge Roadhouse & Caravan Park, Lot 64 Great Northern Hwy, Derby WA 6728, Australia
Willare is the only roadhouse stop on the 400 km Trip from Broome to Fitzroy Crossing. It is a classic Australian Road House located beside the Fitzroy River. It has lots of outback charm. We stop here for lunch and start your introduction into Life in the Australian outback
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Dinner: After we arrive at the Lodge on the banks of the Fitzroy River . After we set up our tents and have a Smorgasbord meal
Accommodation included: We sleep in 3 man tents provided by us with comfortable bedding mats and pillows

Day 2: A day getting to know Fitzroy Crossing and it's people

Stop At: Marnin Studio, Balanijangarri Road Lot 284, Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia 6765 Australia
Marnin Studio is run by the Marninwantikura Women's Center and is a hub of activity for the aboriginal people. The Studio provides a working space and mentorship for local women to produce pieces of art, bush died or hand printed clothing and other local merchandise for sale to the public. Here we will be introduced to the women and they will describe the challenges of life for indigenous people in the remote outback. This is your first chance to engage with some local people
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre, Flynn Dr Cnr of Forest Rd, Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia 6765 Australia
We will travel from here to the Historical Center of the town and visit the Old Sergeant's Quarters, Old Police Station and Jail, Old Post Office, and site of the first Hospital built by the famous Australian Pioneer John Flynn. We will spend time on the river Bank beside the old Road Crossing over the Fitzroy River and here we will receive a traditional Welcome to Country Smoking ceremony. We will get to know our aboriginal guides here who will tell you a bit about life in their communities. For those with some energy left we will walk down the river back to our camp at the Lodge.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency Aboriginal Corporation, 8 Bell Rd, Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765, Australia
Mangkaja Art Studio is a hub for local Artists in the Fitzroy Valley. Here you can meet the artists who describe their works which often trace their personal stories, bush trips and histories. If you like you can purchase their paintings, artifacts and sculptures.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch: Lunch will be prepared by us before we leave our camp. You make your own from a selection of fillings, cakes and drinks
• Dinner: BBQ dinner
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Camping at the Lodge

Day 3: Brooking Springs Station and Danggu (Geike) Gorge

Stop At: Danggu Gorge National Park, King Leopold Ranges WA 6728, Australia
Our day starts early with a trip up the famous Danggu (Geike) Gorge on a guided Boat tour. This magnificent gorge is spectacular in it;s scale, fascinating in it's geology and wild life and breathtakingly beautiful.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Brooking Gorge Conservation Park, 40 Km North of Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia 6765 Australia
The Brooking Gorge is tucked away inside the massive Brooking Springs Cattle Station. It is a smaller gorge that has been formed by a beautiful spring fed creek. We walk up this creek surrounded by Pandanus Palms and Paperbark trees, and limestone pools that have created crystal clear swimming holes. The walk is through the Conservation park and we usually have it all to ourselves. Our drive in and out will give you a glimpse of life on a working cattle.station.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Ala-cart Meal at the Lodge
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Lodge In Fitzroy Crossing

Day 4: Leopold Station, Jawi Gorge and Biridu Community

Stop At: King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park, via Gibb River Road, 200 km east of Derby, Western Australia 6728 Australia
The next day we head out to Leopold Station and the Oscar Ranges Conservation Park. Here we visit important aboriginal ceremonial sites and admire the ancient rock art while our indigenous guides explain the symbolism of the art and the importance of the site to the Tradional owners - the Bunuba people. After a refreshing swim in the crystal clear water we move on to our home for the next few nights - the tiny outpost of the Biridu community. Remarkably this remote site has full amenities and unique traditional "bower shed" style accommodation - and we have it to ourselves. After a delicious meal of local beef or fish from the rivers (Barramundi or Black Bream or, if you like, local bush tucker - don't ask) campfire stories of the drovers and station life of the past come to life under the stars in this unique and remote part of the Kimberley – you have it to yourselves. Early risers will be rewarded with prolific bird life including Brolgas, huge flocks of Budgerigars and many other species
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Barbeque on an open camp fire under the stars
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Camp at Biridu Community

Day 5: Upper Fitzroy River and Leopold Station

Stop At: King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park, via Gibb River Road, 200 km east of Derby, Western Australia 6728 Australia
Today we test our 4WD skills and head out to explore the Upper reaches of the Fitzroy river as we close in on the Leopold Ranges. We cross three large creek system and cattle yards/ water bores on the huge Leopold Station. We walk down beside a large water hole on the Fitzroy River under the shade of Paperbark Trees. Your guides might catch a feed of Black Bream which we cook aboriginal style and eat on the spot. It is a lovely day all by ourselves and full of interest and lively converstaion with our indigenous guides who explain the magnificent country we are travelling through.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: BBQ
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Camping at Biridu Eco camp

Day 6: Tunnel Creek and Windjana Gorge

Stop At: Tunnel Creek National Park, Leopold Downs Road King Leopold Ranges, Broome, Western Australia 6728 Australia
We leave our camp at Biridu and on our way out of Leopold Station we call in on the historical old ruin of the first Homestead on Leopold Station. History comes alive and we talk about the early days and a famous Bunuba people aboriginal resistance fighter Jandamara. Today is all about him as we are in his country and we will trace his story in the coming hours. The next stop is Tunnel Creek. This is the scene of the most dramatic battles and ultimate demise of one Australia's most significant resistance fighter and his followers. These battles started and finished here and you can feel the atmosphere as you walk through the dark caves and tunnels of Tunnel Creek.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Fairfield-Leopold Downs Rd, Windjana Gorge National Park, Western Australia 6728 Australia
After Tunnel Creek we drive to Windjana Gorge where we spend the night
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: BBQ over open camp fire
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Camping at Windjana Gorge Camp Area

Day 7: Windjana Gorge and Derby

Stop At: Windjana Gorge National Park, Fairfield Leopold Downs Rd Derby, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 6728 Australia
Windjana Gorge National Park is one of the Kimberley’s most stunning gorges, with water-streaked walls that rise majestically to heights of 100 metres. After breakfast we walk through this gorge where we can see marine life forms fossilised within the walls of the ancient Devonian limestone reef . The Savannah Walk along the south-eastern wall showcases the plants and animals of the woodlands. You will get up and personal with the largest fresh water Crocodiles in the world. After having lunch on the Lennard River we settle into our cars for the trip back to the original capital of the Kimberley - Derby.
Duration: 8 hours

Stop At: Derby Jetty & Wharf, Jetty Road Located two kilometres west of Derby townsite, Derby, Western Australia 6728 Australia
This town was the capital of the Kimberley and has many significant historical sites to round off your trip. Amongst other attractions, we visit the notorious Prisoner Tree – a huge hollow Boab tree where aboriginal people were jailed. In the afternoon we have drinks on the world famous pier and watch the sunset. The pier, set in the mud flats, is famous for it’s tidal range – 8.5m from high to low tide. This is the only night we stay in a hotel - a good chance to get the dust out. Early next morning we return to Broome.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Dine at the best restaurant in Derby - Neaps
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in the Derby Lodge twin share accommodation

Day 8: Return to Broome

Stop At: Broome International Airport, Macpherson St, Broome WA 6725, Australia
We leave Derby quite early to get all our guests back to Broome by 10.00 AM
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • 6x Lunch
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency Aboriginal Corporation
  • Entry/Admission - Derby Jetty & Wharf
  • Bottled water
  • Transport by 4WD airconditioned SUV
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Fitzroy Crossing Visitor Centre
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Broome International Airport
  • Dinner
  • All activities
  • Entry/Admission - Danggu Gorge National Park
  • Snacks
  • 7x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Windjana Gorge National Park
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Breakfast
  • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
  • National Park fees
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - King Leopold Ranges Conservation Park
  • Entry/Admission - Brooking Gorge Conservation Park
  • Tour escort/host
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Windjana Gorge
  • Entry/Admission - Marnin Studio
  • Entry/Admission - Tunnel Creek National Park
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • 7x Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Willare Bridge Roadhouse & Caravan Park
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (limited on camping and excluded in restaurants and pubs)
Departure Point
Broome International Airport, Macpherson St, Broome WA 6725, Australia

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up customers at Broome Airport at 11.00AM on the Sunday of the start of their 7 day tour

Ports

  • Broome Airport


11:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough customerss to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered a full refund.
  • A small amount of walking is involved - up to 6 km per day - more if desired
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.