5 Day El Questro, Bungle Bungle & Lake Argyle
This 4 night, 5 day package is not for the faint hearted. Experience the best of what the East Kimberley has to offer with a cruise on Lake Argyle, a day tour to the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle, a full day tour to experience the best of El Questro Station and a unique Kimberley dining experience under the stars.
If you have a love of hiking and seeing as much as you can in as little time then this tour is for you.
This itinerary can be modified to suit your travel needs.
- Unique Kimberley Dining Experience
- Lake Argyle
- Bungle Bungle
- Cathedral Gorge and the Beehive Domes
- El Questro Station
- Emma Gorge
- Zebedee Springs
- Chamberlain Gorge
- 4 Nights accommodation at Freshwater Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment
- Complimentary airport transfers
- Gourmet Camp Oven Experience Under the Stars
- Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise
- Bungle Bungle Scenic Flight with Aviair
- Fully Guided walk into Cathedral Gorge and the famous Beehive Domes
- 30 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight over the Bungles
- El Questro full day tour
- Complimentary pick up and drop off service for all tours
- Prices are per person, twin share
- Minimum numbers apply for tours and flights
- Tour order may be swapped around due to availability
- Domestic flights not included in itinerary price
- Meals not included unless stated otherwise
Day 1 - Arrive Kununurra + Gourmet Dinner Under the Stars
Arrive into Kununurra from Darwin landing mid afternoon. Freshwater Apartments will collect you from the airport and transfer you to your accommodation.
This afternoon, you will participate in one of the most unique dining experiences the Kimberley has to offer!
This ‘must do’ culinary experience’s secret location is nestled amongst iconic boab trees and rugged red cliff faces – the perfect Kimberley setting for your three-course gourmet camp oven dinner under the stars.
Sit back and soak in the ambiance of an outback sunset as it transforms into a star-lit sky with a complimentary Matsos Ginger Beer in hand.
Hailed by many as the best restaurant in Kununurra – all dishes are created in front of your eyes, over the fire or in camp ovens. Each dish has an emphasis on flavour and freshness using a combination of locally sourced produce and bush tucker.
Day 2 - Bungle Bungle, Cathedral Gorge & 30 Minute Helicopter Flight
Today your adventure begins with a scenic flight departing Kununurra passing over Lake Argyle, the Ord River Irrigation Area, Carr Boyd and Osmand Ranges, Ord and Bow Rivers and Bungle Bungle Range. Your plane will land at the remote and unsealed Bellburn Airstrip in Purnululu National Park where you will be met by your experienced guide.
From here you will be driven in an air-conditioned 4WD vehicle to the beginning of your guided 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 a tasty picnic lunch after a morning of exploring. You will then head out along the rocky creek bed of Piccaninny Creek, which only flows during periods of high rainfall.
On return to Bellburn Airstrip you will join HeliSpirit and experience an incredible 30 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Bungles! This will be a highlight of your Kimberley adventure!
After a day of exploring, you will take a scenic fixed wing flight back to Kununurra landing approximately 5.00pm.
** Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea provided
Day 3 - Emma Gorge & El Questro
You will be collected nice and early this morning from your accommodation. Guided by an El Questro ranger you day begins with a guided hike into Emma Gorge. Renowned as one of the most spectacular gorges of The Kimberley, it is characterised by massive scree slopes and cliff face escarpments reaching up to 120m on both sides of the trail. At the end you will be rewarded with a swim in the waterhole at the base of a towering 65 metre chasm graced by a droplet waterfall. Terrain is uneven and rocky with some parts offering little shade. Return to the resort for a quick morning tea before heading off to soak in Zebedee thermal springs.
Following this, enjoy a delicious Beef or Barramundi lunch at the station (dietary requirements catered for).
The afternoon will be spent boating the Chamberlain Gorge. Only accessible by boat, this 3 km fresh waterhole is bound by diverse flora and fauna and belittled by a towering escarpment. Enjoy sparkling wine and fresh fruit as you take in the breathtaking scenery. Ask your Ranger about the cheeky Archerfish and Barramundi you can feed. Upon conclusion your return transfer will deliver you back to your accommodation.
** Morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea included
NOTE: The hike into Emma Gorge is approximately 1 hour each way. The terrain is uneven and rocky with some parts offering little shade. If mobility does not allow this hike you are welcome to use the facilities at Emma Gorge Resort for this part of the tour.
Day 4 - Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise
After a morning spent at your leisure, the coach will arrive to collect you from your accommodation at 12.45pm for your transfer to Lake Argyle.
Sit back and relax as you are transferred the 70km from Kununurra to the incredible Lake Argyle.
On the cruise see rock wallabies, crocodiles, wallaroos (euros) and birdlife, plus a catﬁsh feeding frenzy and the amazing spitting archer fish.
Take in the untamed landscape of the magniﬁcent Carr Boyd Ranges along the inaccessible North Western shoreline as you cruise through some of Lake Argyle’s 90 islands and inlets.
Whilst taking a refreshing swim (if you wish), enjoy a complimentary drink whilst you watch the Kimberley sun go down on yet another perfect day in paradise.
Tea, coffee and water is provided on the boat as well as sunset drink and nibbles. Take your swimwear and towel and enjoy an afternoon swim.
Return to Kununurra at approximately 7.30pm.
Day 5 - Depart Kununurra
Today, depart Kununurra with memories that will last a lifetime, Kimberley bucket list – DONE!
If you have the morning to spare, have a look around the Kununurra township at the many Art galleries, Diamond Shops and enjoy a coffee and cake at one of the cafes. For the more active, enjoy a morning walk through Mirima National Park or climb Kelly’s knob for an amazing view of the beautiful valley we call home.
- $ 2,892 per adult – twin share
- $776 single supplement
2023 rates and children’s pricing available on request.