9 Day Bungle Bungle, El Questro & Lake Argyle
Kimberley “must do” bucket list, this 9 day, 8 night package has it all.
Visit a World Heritage Listed National Park, walk ancient gorges, swim in waterfalls, explore the remote outback, swim in the iconic Lake Argyle infinity pool, watch sunsets whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly and so much more.
This itinerary can be modified to suit your travel needs by our friendly crew.
Call us on 1800 960 991 or enquire below:
- Bungle Bungle scenic flight from/to Kununurra
- 2 Nights in the Purnululu National Park, home of the Bungle Bungle
- Cathedral Gorge, Beehive Domes & Echidna Chasm guided tours
- Self hike to Emma Gorge & other El Questro waterfalls
- Cruise & swim in Lake Argyle
- Cruise the mighty Ord River
- Gourmet Camp Oven Experience under the Stars
- 2 Nights accommodation at Freshwater Apartments
- Gourmet Camp Oven Experience under the Stars
- Scenic Flight from Kununurra to Bungle Bungle and return
- Cathedral Gorge and Beehive Domes guided tour
- 2 Nights accommodation at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge – Ensuite Cabin
- Echidna Chasm and Northern walks guided tour
- 2 Nights accommodation at Emma Gorge Resort – Tented Ensuite cabin
- 2 Nights accommodation at Discovery Resort – Lake Argyle – Standard Cabin
- Lake Argyle Sunset Cruise
- Ord River Cruise
- Rates are per person (twin share)
- Domestic flights & hire car costs not included
- Helicopter and/or Plane transfers available to El Questro at additional cost
- Scheduled road transfers available – will require an extra day.
- Meals at own expense unless stated otherwise
Day 1 - Arrive Kununurra
Arrive in Kununurra and check into your accommodation at Freshwater Apartments. If you are arriving by plane, Freshwater Apartments offer a complimentary airport transfer.
As Kununurra’s newest executive-style, self-contained accommodation, Freshwater Apartments provides the ideal relaxing environment for your holiday adventure. A short walk to Restaurants & Coffee Shops.
Late afternoon embark on a unique dining experience, a Gourmet Camp Oven Dinner under the Stars. Enjoy a sunset drink with a view like no other before enjoying your gourmet camp oven dinner. An experience not to be missed! (This experience is pending your flight arrival time in to Kununurra).
Overnight: Freshwater Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment
Day 2 - Bungle Bungle, Beehive Domes & Cathedral Gorge
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.
After a day of exploring, relax in your cabin or by the pool at Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge, and take in a beautiful East Kimberley sunset. Dinner is served at the Lodge at approx. 6:30pm, and can be eaten either inside the lodge dining room, or under the stars in our alfresco dining area.
Overnight: Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge – Ensuite Cabin
** Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner included
Day 3 - Echidna Chasm
This morning enjoy a delicious breakfast before embarking on your Northern Tour of Purnululu National Park for a different view of the Bungles.
Today’s tour will take you through Echidna Chasm and the northern end of Purnululu National Park. This begins with a 45-60 minute scenic 4WD trek along the western side of the Bungle Bungle Range. Follow your local guide along a rocky path nestled between cliffs into Echidna Chasm. At points, this path can narrow to a width of less than 1.5 metres. On either side of you, towering walls of orange stone scattered with Livistona palm trees will reach skywards, seeming as though they are lit from within.
As this walk requires a significant amount of climbing over boulders and navigating ladders, we advise this tour is suitable only for those with full mobility. You will enjoy a tasty picnic lunch whilst enjoying more spectacular scenery of Purnululu National Park.
In the afternoon, return to Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge to relax after another day of amazing adventures.
Overnight: Bungle Bungle Savannah Lodge – Private ensuite cabin
** Breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea & dinner included
Day 4 - Emma Gorge
After Breakfast, depart Purnululu National Park on your Aviair scenic flight. Enjoy aerial views of the Bungle Bungle Range with a birds eye view of Piccaninny Gorge, Y Gorge and Red Rock Gorge. Orbit over the Argyle Diamond Mine where the famous pink diamonds were mined before arriving in Kununurra.
Collect your 4WD Hire Car (not included in itinerary cost) and travel to Emma Gorge located on El Questro Station. This 1 hour drive will have you at Emma Gorge by lunchtime, check into your Safari style tented cabin. You can enjoy relaxing by the pool or hike into the beautiful Emma Gorge itself. This hike takes approximately 1 hour each way. Make sure you allow yourself enough time to have a swim when you get to the end.
Overnight: Emma Gorge Resort – Ensuite Tented Cabin
** Breakfast included
Day 5 - Emma Gorge & El Questro
Enjoy a day at your leisure at Emma Gorge & El Questro. If self-guiding adventures are your thing or if you prefer experienced guided tours, we can suggest activities and experiences that will suit your adventure and fitness level. With 700,000 acres to explore, we understand that “where to start” may be difficult.
Overnight: Emma Gorge – Ensuite Tented Cabin
** Breakfast included
Day 6 - Lake Argyle
Depart Emma Gorge and commence your drive to Lake Argyle. This drive will take a little under 2.5 hours.
Check into you cabin and enjoy lunch at Lake Argyle Resort before joining a Sunset Cruise in the early afternoon.
Experience the true diversity of the ever changing landscape of Australia’s largest body of fresh water on this 3.5 hour afternoon exploration of Lake Argyle. Departing from the Lake Argyle Resort at 2.30pm, your adventure begins with a close up view of the main dam wall, intake structure and quarry blast site. From there cruise through ‘the Heads’ leads us to the expanse of Pintpot Bay and beyond.
Whilst providing informative commentary, the Skipper guides the specially designed vessel amongst numerous inlets and bays in search of local wildlife including Silver Cobbler and Freshwater Crocodiles and their many nesting sites. Heading west into the sunset this ancient land will mesmerize. Stop for a refreshing swim in the tranquil waters of the ‘Bay of Islands’. As the sun sets you are served a nibbles platter with complimentary beer, wine and soft drink. The coach returns you to Lake Argyle Resort at dusk.
Overnight: Lake Argyle Resort – Standard Kimberley Cabin (upgrades available)
** Meals: Breakfast and afternoon nibbles included
Day 7 - Lake Argyle
Enjoy a day at leisure at the resort and swim in the world famous infinity pool overlooking the expanse of Lake Argyle. You may like to do a scenic Helicopter Flight with a picnic & swim!
Overnight: Lake Argyle Resort – One Bedroom Lakeview Cabin
Day 8 - Ord River Cruise
Check out of your accommodation at Lake Argyle Resort and make your way back to Kununurra.
At 11.30am you will be collected from your accommodation for your Ord River Cruise. Cruising the 55km to Lake Argyle, you will marvel at the spectacular scenery, wildlife, flora and fauna found along the way, including the elusive freshwater crocodile! Remaining on the boat at the base of the Ord Top Dam, you will cruise back towards Kununurra, stopping for afternoon tea at a secluded riverside camp. Watch the sun set over the East Kimberley whilst onboard before returning to your accommodation around 6.00pm.
Overnight: Freshwater East Kimberley Apartments – One Bedroom Apartment
** Afternoon Tea included
Day 9 - 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.
- From $ 4,350 per adult – twin share
- From $4,340 per senior – twin share
Children & Single Supplement prices available on request