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Experience Western Australia with WesternXposure. We run eco based camping and accommodated tours to the Pinnacles, Kalbarri National Park, Monkey Mia and Shark Bay, Coral Bay, Exmouth and the Ningaloo Reef, Karijini National Park, Broome, the Bungle Bungles, the Kimberley region, Kakadu, Darwin, Uluru, The Olgas, Alice Springs, Margaret River and Esperance all with a focus on Western Australia’s unique flora, fauna and Aboriginal culture.

Our tours visit all the major icons of the state and our itineraries are tried and tested over many years.

All of our tours are fully guided and focus not only on seeing Western Australia and all that it has to offer but making it a true learning experience. Our guides are some of the most experienced in the country with a passion for Australian flora, fauna and Aboriginal culture, which is best seen by travelling the ‘Outback’ of Australia.

We aim to provide our passengers with the most comprehensive tours of Western Australia using a comfortable, modern fleet of vehicles, run by trained and experienced guides, with a drive to educate their passengers as well as have fun along the way.

Touring Options

10 Day Ningaloo Reef and Karijini – Perth to Broome

Day 1 Perth – Kalbarri
We depart Perth and head North through market gardens and vineyards to join up with Highway 1 on our way to Nambung National Park and the fascinating Pinnacles Desert. After exploring these unique formations we continue our journey northwards along coastal roads to Geraldton. After a short break we head out to some local sand dunes for an adrenalin rush sand boarding down these huge slopes. From here we continue on to Kalbarri and our overnight accommodation.

Day 2 Kalbarri – Denham
After an early rise we have a short drive to Murchison Gorge in Kalbarri National Park. Here we take time to view Natures Window, the Loop and discover the wonders of the Z-Bend Gorge. At Z-Bend Gorge it is an exhilarating 150 metre descent into the heart of the gorge – well worth the effort – where there is time to explore and swim in the tranquil fresh water pools. For the adventurous there is even an opportunity to try your hand at abseiling (optional activity at additional cost). This afternoon it’s time to make our way toward Monkey Mia, stopping at the beautiful Shell Beach and then onto Denham for our overnight stop.

Day 3 Denham – Warroora
After a short drive across the Peron Peninsula we make our way down to the beach and the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins – its a unique experience and there are some fantastic photo opportunities. Almost as famous as the dolphins are Monkey Mia’s pelicans. Check them out during the dolphin feeding. Soon it is time to leave and head towards Carnarvon, however before we leave the Shark Bay area we stop at the fascinating stromatolites at Hamelin Pool. A take a well earned break at Carnarvon before we finish the day by driving off the highway and out to Warroora sheep station. Tonight we enjoy dinner around an open fire before heading of to bed in the shearers quarters.

Day 4 Warroora – Coral Bay & Exmouth
Today is yours to explore Coral Bay and the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marinelife. You can go snorkeling, cruise on the glass bottom boat, take a quad bike tour or even a joy flight over the reef (all optional extra’s). Today is a day to relax. Late afternoon and its time for the short drive into Exmouth.

Day 5 Exmouth
A full day to explore Exmouth. After breakfast it’s time to jump on the bus and head out to Yardie Creek in the Cape Range National Park. Then we start our slow return to Exmouth. Have a swim or sunbathe at beautiful Turquoise Bay and discover this northern part of Ningaloo Reef, Enjoy spectacular views from historic Vlahming Head Lighthouse, stroll along pristine beaches. We return to our hostel late afternoon.

Day 6 Exmouth to Karijini National Park
We head inland today towards the oasis that is Karijini. We will take on extra provisions in the iron ore mining town of Tom Price this afternoon before setting up our camp overlooking the magnificent Hamersley Range in time for a spectacular sunset.

Day 7 and Day 8 Karijini National Park
You will see why we have allowed the next two days to explore and bask in the magnificence of this National Park area and it’s Gorges. The Hamersly Ranges were formed over 2,500 million years ago and are some of the most unusual landforms on earth. From cascading waterfalls found deep in the gorges to fresh still pools ideal for swimming, we experience it all. Some of the gorges are so narrow that you can touch both sides at once.

Day 9 Karijini National Park to the De Grey River
On the road again as we now head into the more remote areas, passing through the town of Marble Bar which has the reputation of being the hottest place in Australia. It’s nice to have the comfort of air-conditioning in as we wind our way along these outback tracks. Setting up camp among the White-Gum trees in the Billabongs along the banks of the De Grey should leave you with lasting memories of the true outback of Australia.

Day 10 De Grey River to Broome
After loading our vehicle we head back into civilization and the old Pearling town of Broome, making a short stop at Eighty Mile Beach and then onto Sandfire Flats. We will arrive in Broome mid afternoon after ten days and 3000 Kilometres of enjoyable adventure.

5 Day Exmouth to Broome via Karijini

1 Day Four Wheel Drive Pinnacles, Koalas and Sandboarding

This tour departs daily and arrives back in Perth between 1830 and 1900.

3 Day South West Explorer

A great chance to sample the best of the South West. Your 3 day tour includes the Busselton Underwater Observatory (seasonal); Margaret River winery; Pemberton Forest; tree top lookouts; the famous tree top walk amid the massive tingle trees in Walpoles Valley of the Giants; beautiful beaches and crystal clear water and the Elephant Rocks at Greens Pool in William Bay; Albany’s awesome coastline including the Blow Holes, Gap and Natural Bridge; the historic town of Albany – WA’s earliest settlement; towering Castle Rock in the Porongorup Ranges and much, much more.

This tour combined with any of our fantastic tours heading north through Monkey Mia, Exmouth or Broome is a perfect way to enjoy the wonders of Western Australia.

5 Day Perth to Exmouth

3 Day South West

A great chance to sample the best of the South West. Your 3 day tour includes the Busselton Underwater Observatory (seasonal); Margaret River winery; Pemberton Forest; tree top lookouts; the famous tree top walk amid the massive tingle trees in Walpoles Valley of the Giants; beautiful beaches and crystal clear water and the Elephant Rocks at Greens Pool in William Bay; Albany’s awesome coastline including the Blow Holes, Gap and Natural Bridge; the historic town of Albany – WA’s earliest settlement; towering Castle Rock in the Porongorup Ranges and much, much more.

This tour combined with any of our fantastic tours heading north through Monkey Mia, Exmouth or Broome is a perfect way to enjoy the wonders of Western Australia.

6 Day Darwin to Broome Gibb River Adventure

6 Day 4WD Perth to Alice Springs

Day 1 Perth – Goldfields (BC)
Our adventure begins with an early start from Perth. Travelling through the Jarrah forests of the Darling Ranges we follow the goldfields water pipeline through rolling farmlands and sleepy country towns. Your guide will tell you the fascinating story behind this engineering marvel constructed over 100 years ago. Soon we pass out of the golden wheatlands and into the historic gold mining areas of Southern Cross, Coolgardie and Kalgoorlie. At Kalgoorlie we take time out to visit the famous ‘Super pit’ and for last minute supplies before we head north to set up our first bush camp for the night alongside the road to Laverton.

Day 2 Goldfields – Great Victoria Desert (BC)
An early rise this morning – the desert beckons. But first we will explore an old deserted gold mining town. Once thousands of people lived around here in the hectic gold rush era at the turn of the last century – now just a few artifacts remain to mark the passing of a golden era. Leaving the bitumen behind we head into the desert and towards the Red Centre. The Great Central Road takes us through beautiful breakaway country, past lakes that only contain water after substantial rainfall, aboriginal waterholes and art sites, and abandoned cattle stations that have been rehabilitated back to their natural state. Keep an eye out for the unique Australian wildlife, as well as the wild camels that have roamed this desert area since the early days. Tonight we once again set up a bush camp miles from civilization under the brilliant night skies of the desert.

Day 3 Great Victoria Desert
Our day in the Great Victoria Desert. We journey east through the Great Victoria Desert still following the Great Central Road. Tjukayirla is recognised as one of the most remote roadhouses in Australia. At the isolated Aboriginal community of Warburton we pause for a late morning break and perhaps a chance to visit the local cultural centre, and by afternoon the Rawlinson Ranges appear purple/blue in the distance. This is country traveled by Ernest Giles in 1874. The countryside reveals many fascinating sides today before we set up camp in the late afternoon somewhere near the Schwerin Mural Crescent alongside the Gunbarrel Highway.

Day 4 Great Victoria Desert – Ayers Rock
Today we give you a chance to enjoy sunrise in a truly unique and beautiful setting. After breakfast we pause at the WA / NT border near the Aboriginal settlement of Docker River. Crossing the Docker River (there are no bridges out here) the Great Central Road passes through the magnificent Petermann Ranges and with only six more rivers to cross and a visit to Lasseters Cave, then the majestic Olgas will soon appear pink/purple on the horizon.

After a breathtaking walk into the Olgas (Kata Tjuta) and distant views of Ayres Rock (Uluru) it is a short drive to the cultural centre for a close look at the Anangu way of life. Sunset will find us watching the setting sun change the colours of the worlds most famous rock.

Day 5 Ayers Rock – Kings Creek Station
An early rise is required today, not only to watch the sunrise but because the cool of the morning is the best time to for those that wish to climb Ayers Rock. For anyone not wanting to climb the Rock there is also plenty of time to seek out and explore the artwork and culture around the base of the Rock. The comfort of your air-conditioned seat on the coach will be appreciated this afternoon after your strenuous morning as we head around to Kings Creek Station for our last outback camp before reaching Alice Springs. Here there is an opportunity to indulge in some optional activities such as camel ride, 4WD quad bike ride or even a helicopter ride over the George Gill Range.

Day 6 Kings Creek Station – Alice Springs
We depart ‘the Station’ early this morning so that we can explore King’s Canyon with its “Lost City” and “Garden of Eden” in the cool of the morning. After our last adventure we have a quick stop to refuel, then its time for the last leg of our journey to Alice Spring before arriving in the late afternoon. From Alice you can make your onwards connections by air, rail or bus to all points in Australia, or stay a few days to relax and enjoy your adventure to the red center.

Note:
A 2 ½ Day Express through the desert region from Alice Springs back to Perth is also available. Departure is every Tuesday at 0800 from Alice Springs or pick up by request from Yulara at around 1400. (Tuesday) (No meals are supplied)

7 Day Perth to Exmouth and Return

Day 1 Perth – Kalbarri
We depart Perth and head North through market gardens and vineyards to join up with Highway 1 on our way to Nambung National Park and the fascinating Pinnacles Desert. After exploring these unique formations we continue our journey northwards along coastal roads to Geraldton. After a short break we head out to some local sand dunes for an adrenalin rush sand boarding down these huge slopes. From here we continue on to Kalbarri and our overnight accommodation.

Day 2 Kalbarri – Denham
After an early rise we take a short drive to Murchison Gorge in Kalbarri National Park. Here we take time to view Natures Window, the Loop and discover the wonders of the Z-Bend Gorge. At Z-Bend Gorge it is an exhilarating 150 metre descent into the heart of the gorge – well worth the effort – where there is time to explore and swim in the tranquil fresh water pools. For the adventurous there is even an opportunity to try your hand at abseiling (optional activity at additional cost). After a well earned lunch it’s time to make our way toward Monkey Mia, stopping at the beautiful Shell Beach and then onto Denham for our overnight stop.

Day 3 Denham – Warroora
After a short drive across the Peron Peninsula we make our way down to the beach and the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins – its a unique experience and there are some fantastic photo opportunities. All too soon its time to continue our journey northwards, stopping at a Carnarvon banana plantation where they sell yummy chocolate coated frozen bananas. From Carnarvon we finish the day by driving of the highway and out to Warroora sheep station. Tonight we enjoy dinner around an open fire before heading of to bed in the shearers quarters.

Day 4 Warroora – Coral Bay & Exmouth
Today is yours to explore the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marine widlife. You can go snorkeling, cruise on the glass bottom boat, take a quad bike tour or even a joy flight over the reef (all optional extra’s). Today is a day to relax. Late afternoon and its time for the short drive into Exmouth.

Day 5 Exmouth
A day in Exmouth to relax. Laze on the beach or go diving (optional) or perhaps jump on the bus and tour around the area including Turquiose Bay and Yardie Creek.

NOTE: The 5 day option ends here. You can also have the choice on the 7 day tour option to return on day 6 or extend your stay and return on a later date. We have 2 departures from Exmouth to Perth each week – Wed and Sat.

Day 6 & 7 Exmouth – Perth
A 0700 start for our leisurely trip back to Perth with an overnight stay at Northbrook Farmstay for our last evening together. The final day of the tour brings us back to Perth via the Swan Valley where we will visit Caversham Wildlife Park. Here we are able to interact for a few hours with a variety of native Australian wildlife and even have the chance to cuddle a wombat. Finally we make a stop at a boutique brewery where we can have a cleansing ale and farewell new friends. We arrive in Perth in the late afternoon.

DEPARTS MONDAY & FRIDAY

3 Day Alice Springs to Perth Overland Express

A three day express through the Western Deserts. Travel along remote outback roads in the comfort of a four wheel drive. Departs Alice Springs at 0800 travelling pas Uluru and onto the Great Central Road. We will camp along the road and stop at remote roadhouses along the way before arriving in Perth late Thursday afternoon.

24 Day West Coast Explorer – Perth to Darwin

Day 1 Perth – Kalbarri
We depart Perth and head North through market gardens and vineyards to join up with Highway 1 on our way to Nambung National Park and the fascinating Pinnacles Desert. After exploring these unique formations we continue our journey northwards along coastal roads to Geraldton. After a short break we head out to some local sand dunes for an adrenalin rush sand boarding down these huge slopes. From here we continue on to Kalbarri and our overnight accommodation.

Day 2 Kalbarri – Denham
After an early rise we have a short drive to Murchison Gorge in Kalbarri National Park. Here we take time to view Natures Window, the Loop and discover the wonders of the Z-Bend Gorge. At Z-Bend Gorge it is an exhilarating 150 metre descent into the heart of the gorge; where there is time to explore and swim in the tranquil fresh water pools. For the adventurous there is even an opportunity to try your hand at abseiling. This afternoon it’s time to make our way toward Monkey Mia, stopping at the beautiful Shell Beach and then onto Denham for our overnight stop.

Day 3 Denham – Warroora
After a short drive across the Peron Peninsula we make our way down to the beach and the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins – its a unique experience and there are some fantastic photo opportunities. Almost as famous as the dolphins are Monkey Mia’s pelicans. Check them out during the dolphin feeding.
Soon it is time to leave and head towards Carnarvon, however before we leave the Shark Bay area we stop at the fascinating stromatolites at Hamelin Pool. A take a well earned break at Carnarvon before we finish the day by driving off the highway and out to Warroora sheep station. Tonight we enjoy dinner around an open fire before heading of to bed in the shearers quarters.

Day 4 Warroora – Coral Bay & Exmouth
Today is yours to explore Coral Bay and the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marinelife. You can go snorkeling, cruise on the glass bottom boat, take a quad bike tour or even a joy flight over the reef. Today is a day to relax. Late afternoon and its time for the short drive into Exmouth.

Day 5 Exmouth
A full day to explore Exmouth. After breakfast it’s time to jump on the bus and head out to Yardie Creek in the Cape Range National Park. Then we start our slow return to Exmouth. Have a swim or sunbathe at beautiful Turquoise Bay and discover this northern part of Ningaloo Reef, Enjoy spectacular views from historic Vlahming Head Lighthouse, stroll along pristine beaches. We return to our hostel late afternoon.

Day 6 Exmouth to Karijini National Park
We head inland today towards the oasis that is Karijini. We will take on extra provisions in the iron ore mining town of Tom Price this afternoon before setting up our camp overlooking the magnificent Hamersley Range in time for a spectacular sunset.

Day 7 and Day 8 Karijini National Park
You will see why we have allowed the next two days to explore and bask in the magnificence of this National Park area and it’s Gorges. The Hamersly Ranges were formed over 2,500 million years ago and are some of the most unusual landforms on earth. From cascading waterfalls found deep in the gorges to fresh still pools ideal for swimming, we experience it all.

Day 9 Karijini National Park to the De Grey River
On the road again as we now head into the more remote areas, passing through the town of Marble Bar which has the reputation of being the hottest place in Australia. It’s nice to have the comfort of air-conditioning in as we wind our way along these outback tracks. Setting up camp among the White-Gum trees in the Billabongs along the banks of the De Grey should leave you with lasting memories of the true outback of Australia.

Day 10 De Grey River to Broome
After loading our vehicle we head back into civilization and the old Pearling town of Broome, making a short stop at Eighty Mile Beach and then onto Sandfire Flats. We will arrive in Broome mid afternoon after ten days and 3000 Kilometres of enjoyable adventure. Here we have a couple of day’s break before the commencement of the second leg through to Darwin.

Day 11,12 and 13 Broome
3 Days of leisure in this far Northern historic Pearling Town. There is plenty to see and do in Broome, time to just relax or laze on the beach in idealic weather conditions on the famous Cable Beach, or view some of the old Pearling Luggers and marvel in the treasures found on the bottom of the ocean floor.

Day 14 Broome to Windjana Gorge
After leaving Broome we stop briefly at Willare Bridge to gaze in awe at the size of this river and the amount of water that flows in the mighty Fitzroy River during the wet season, continuing on we leave the bitumen behind as we head for the Oscar Range and on to Tunnel Creek, a 750 metre tunnel that passes under the Napier range rich in bush-ranger history: just ask your guide for the true story.

Day 15 Windjana Gorge to Mt Barnett
After spending a few pleasant hours exploring Windjana Gorge with its abundance of freshwater crocodiles it’s time to hit the track again as we travel along the famous Gibb River road to Manning Gorge and to watch the sunset over the Barnett Range.

Day 16 Mt Barnett to King Edward River
The adventure continues and takes us into some of the most remote parts of the Kimberly as we head for the Mitchell Plateau. Here we make the most of the 4WD as we wind our way through this rugged terrain; Livingstonia Palms will start to appear as we approach our overnight camping spot on the banks of the King Edward River.

Day 17 King Edward River to Mitchell Falls and return
Double the breakfast as we set out on a drive from our camping spot to arguably the highlight of the tour, the magnificent Mitchell Falls. A trek through the Palms and spinifex brings us out at a cliff overlooking this spectacular sight, we see water cascading over four levels to the river far below, if you look carefully from these freshwater pools above you can often see the large saltwater crocodiles in the Mitchell River hundreds of feet below.

Day 18 King Edward River to Drysdale River
A relaxing easy morning, time to have a swim at our campsite on the King Edward River before we depart. Our first stop is just down the road where we visit the Aboriginal Rock Art sites and see the famous “Wanjana” paintings. After lunch we continue back along the Gibb River road stopping briefly for provisions at Drysdale River Station, before setting up camp at Miners Pool on the Drysdale River.

Day 19 Drysdale River to El-Questro
Still travelling on the Gibb River Road we now turn East and leave this wilderness paradise behind. The scenery changes as we now pass continue on through the dramatic Cockburn Ranges, sit in comfort as we go into 4WD mode to cross the crocodile infested tidal Pentecost River before finally arriving at the well renowned El-Questro Station where tonight you will have the luxury of a shower.

Day 20 El-Questro to Bungle Bungles
We start the day with a hike to Emma Gorge, where we have a swim in the crystal clear water and to sit under the trickle of water dropping 60 metres from the ledge above. Then its time to head off to the magnificent tiger striped domes of the Bungle-Bungles.

Day 21 Bungle-Bungles
The experience of a lifetime is available today with the optional* helicopter ride over, through, around and in between this unique 400 metre high Bungle-Bungle Range. We will visit areas known as Cathederal and Picanniny Gorges and Echidna Chasm with its 150 metre sheer rock face.

Day 22 Bungle-Bungles to Kununurra
We wind our way out of the Bungle-Bungle National Park this morning and head towards the capital of the North, Kununurra.

Day 23 Kununurra to Victoria River

Day 24 Victoria River to Darwin

4 Day Monkey Mia, Kalbarri and Pinnacles

Monkey Mia – one of the most popular tour destinations in Western Australia. Join us as we spend 4 days of fun, sun and adventure along the coast culminating in close encounters with the world famous Monkey Mia Dolphins.

Our first day will find us exploring the unusual limestone Pinnacles of Nambung National Park near the coastal town of Cervantes. We then follow Indian Ocean Drive along the coast toward the port city of Geraldton and finally on to Kalbarri in the heart of Kalbarri National Park.

Day 2 will find us exploring Kalbarri National Park, home of several hundred species of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers; kangeroos, emu and all kinds of wildlife; ancient 450 million year old landscapes and deep river gorges; and for the adventurous perhaps a little abseiling (optional extra cost activity) at the beautiful Z-Bend gorge will really get the blood rushing. After a well earned lunch we continue northward and late afternoon we will arrive at our overnight accommodation at Denham the most westerly town on mainland Australia and the centre of the Shark Bay World Heritage Area.

Day 3, an early rise because today we have a date with the dolphins. A short drive across the Peron Peninsula and we arrive at Monkey Mia Resort to await the arrival of Shark Bay’s “beach dolphins”. If we are lucky we may even see one or two of their newest arrivals. There may even be time to enjoy a sailboat cruise (optional extra cost activity) before we begin our journey southward to our overnight accommodation on a wheat and sheep farm at Northampton.

The last day of our tour will begin with an early breakfast before we are soon speeding through rolling farmland towards Perth. In season parts of this country are covered in a stunning display of wildflowers. By early afternoon we will be in the heart of the Swan Valley heading to Caversham Wildlife Park and a visit with some of the park’s unique Australian wildlife. Finally, we seek out one of the excellent local wineries to sample (and perhaps buy) some of their fine produce and then as the day draws to a close we arrive back in Perth and say our goodbyes to new found friends.

15 Day Perth – Karijini – Broome – Perth

Day 1 Perth – Kalbarri
We depart Perth and head North through market gardens and vineyards to join up with Highway 1 on our way to Nambung National Park and the fascinating Pinnacles Desert. After exploring these unique formations we continue our journey northwards along coastal roads to Geraldton. After a short break we head out to some local sand dunes for an adrenalin rush sand boarding down these huge slopes. From here we continue on to Kalbarri and our overnight accommodation.

Day 2 Kalbarri – Denham
After an early rise we have a short drive to Murchison Gorge in Kalbarri National Park. Here we take time to view Natures Window, the Loop and discover the wonders of the Z-Bend Gorge. At Z-Bend Gorge it is an exhilarating 150 metre descent into the heart of the gorge – well worth the effort – where there is time to explore and swim in the tranquil fresh water pools. For the adventurous there is even an opportunity to try your hand at abseiling (optional activity at additional cost). This afternoon it’s time to make our way toward Monkey Mia, stopping at the beautiful Shell Beach and then onto Denham for our overnight stop.

Day 3 Denham – Warroora
After a short drive across the Peron Peninsula we make our way down to the beach and the world famous Monkey Mia dolphins – its a unique experience and there are some fantastic photo opportunities. Almost as famous as the dolphins are Monkey Mia’s pelicans. Check them out during the dolphin feeding.
Soon it is time to leave and head towards Carnarvon, however before we leave the Shark Bay area we stop at the fascinating stromatolites at Hamelin Pool. A take a well earned break at Carnarvon before we finish the day by driving off the highway and out to Warroora sheep station. Tonight we enjoy dinner around an open fire before heading of to bed in the shearers quarters.

Day 4 Warroora – Coral Bay & Exmouth
Today is yours to explore Coral Bay and the wonders of the Ningaloo Reef and its fantastic marinelife. You can go snorkeling, cruise on the glass bottom boat, take a quad bike tour or even a joy flight over the reef (all optional extra’s). Today is a day to relax. Late afternoon and its time for the short drive into Exmouth.

Day 5 Exmouth
A full day to explore Exmouth. After breakfast it’s time to jump on the bus and head out to Yardie Creek in the Cape Range National Park. Then we start our slow return to Exmouth. Have a swim or sunbathe at beautiful Turquoise Bay and discover this northern part of Ningaloo Reef, Enjoy spectacular views from historic Vlahming Head Lighthouse, stroll along pristine beaches. We return to our hostel late afternoon.

Day 6 Exmouth to Karijini National Park
This morning we head inland through vast Pilbara cattle stations towards the oasis that is Karijini. This afternoon we will take a short break in the iron ore mining town of Tom Price before setting up our camp overlooking the magnificent Hammersley Range in time for a spectacular sunset.

Day 7 and Day 8 Karijini National Park
We have a full two days to explore and bask in the magnificence of this National Park area and it’s Gorges – amongst the most rugged and beautiful areas of Australia . The Hammersley Ranges were formed over 2,500 million years ago and are some of the most unusual landforms on earth. From cascading waterfalls found deep in the gorges to fresh still pools ideal for swimming, we experience it all. Some of the gorges are so narrow that you can touch both sides at once.

Day 9 Karijini National Park to the De Grey River
On the road again as we now head into the more remote areas, passing through the town of Marble Bar which has the reputation of being the hottest place in Australia. It’s nice to have the comfort of air-conditioning in as we wind our way along these outback roads. Setting up camp among the White-Gum trees in the Billabongs along the banks of the De Grey should leave you with lasting memories of the true outback of Australia.

Day 10 De Grey River to Broome
After loading our vehicle we head back into civilization and towards the old Pearling town of Broome which is, today, a tourist Mecca. We make a short stop at the pristine Eighty Mile Beach and then onto Sandfire Flats before arriving in Broome mid afternoon.

Day 11 & 12 Broome
Time to spend two days at leisure in Broome. There is time to laze away on Cable Beach, visit the famous Crocodile Park, pearl farm or even Cape Levique. We provide your accommodation and breakfast, the rest of the day and night is left to you to to plan and enjoy at your own pace. You can be as busy or as relaxed as you like.

Days 13, 14 and Day 15 Broome to Perth
Your return trip to Perth departs Broome at 0715 every Wednesday and includes meals and accommodation along the way and a visit to Circular and Fern Pools at Dales Gorge in Karijini National Park.

11 Day 4WD Broome to Darwin

Day 1 Broome to Windjana Gorge
After leaving Broome we stop briefly at Willare Bridge to gaze in awe at the size of this river and the amount of water that flows in the mighty Fitzroy River during the wet season, continuing on we leave the bitumen behind as we head for the Oscar Range and on to Tunnel Creek, a 750 metre tunnel that passes under the Napier range rich in bush-ranger history: just ask your guide for the true story.

Day 2 Windjana Gorge to Mt Barnett
After spending a few pleasant hours exploring Windjana Gorge with its abundance of freshwater crocodiles it’s time to hit the track again as we travel along the famous Gibb River road to Manning Gorge and to watch the sunset over the Barnett Range.

Day 3 Mt Barnett to King Edward River
The adventure continues and takes us into some of the most remote parts of the Kimberly as we head for the Mitchell Plateau. Here we make the most of the 4WD as we wind our way through this rugged terrain; Livingstonia Palms will start to appear as we approach our overnight camping spot on the banks of the King Edward River.

Day 4 King Edward River to Mitchell Falls and return
Double the breakfast as we set out on a drive from our camping spot to arguably the highlight of the tour, the magnificent Mitchell Falls. A trek through the Palms and spinifex brings us out at a cliff overlooking this spectacular sight, we see water cascading over four levels to the river far below, if you look carefully from these freshwater pools above (that are quite safe for swimming) you can often see the large saltwater crocodiles in the Mitchell River hundreds of feet below. There will be plenty of time for a swim before returning to our base camp back at the King Edward River.

Day 5 King Edward River to Drysdale River
A relaxing easy morning, time to have a swim at our campsite on the King Edward River before we depart. Our first stop is just down the road where we visit the Aboriginal Rock Art sites and see the famous “Wanjana” paintings. After lunch we continue back along the Gibb River road stopping briefly for provisions at Drysdale River Station, before setting up camp at Miners Pool on the Drysdale River.

Day 6 Drysdale River to El-Questro
Still travelling on the Gibb River Road we now turn East and leave this wilderness paradise behind. The scenery changes as we now pass “Jacks Watering Hole” continue on through the dramatic Cockburn Ranges, sit in comfort as we go into 4WD mode to cross the crocodile infested tidal Pentecost River before finally arriving at the well renowned El-Questro Station where tonight you will have the luxury of a shower.

Day 7 El-Questro to Bungle Bungles
We start the day with a hike to Emma Gorge, where we have a swim in the crystal clear water and to sit under the trickle of water dropping 60 metres from the ledge above. Then its time to head off to the magnificent tiger striped domes of the Bungle-Bungles.

Day 8 Bungle-Bungles
The experience of a lifetime is available today with the optional* helicopter ride over, through, around and in between this unique 400 metre high Bungle-Bungle Range. We need all day here to explore this magical site known as “Purnululu” to the Aboriginal people. We will visit areas known as Cathederal and Picanniny Gorges and Echidna Chasm with its 150 metre sheer rock face.

Day 9 Bungle-Bungles to Kununurra
An early rise this morning as we 4WD our way out of the Bungle-Bungle National Park and head to the capital of the North, Kununurra.

Day 10 Kununurra to Victoria River
A few hours of leisure this morning to catch up on the laundry and a wander into town before its off again, we stop at Hidden Valley just a stones throw from Town before a drive to the Ord River Dam on Lake Argyle. (Which is nine and a half times the size of Sydney Harbour.) After lunch we continue across the border between Western Australia and the Northern Territory before setting up our camp for the last time on the Victoria River at Big Horse Creek.

Day 11 Victoria River to Darwin
We have 500klms of travel left today of our 11 days of unforgettable adventure and wilderness scenery, time to stop briefly at Katherine Gorge before continuing on North into Darwin, arriving late afternoon.

Note: Tour operates in both directions Broome to Darwin or Darwin to Broome

This tour also connects with the 11-Day Ningaloo Reef, Karijini Tour

4 Day Kununurra to Broome Gibb River Adventure

Activites and Experiences at WesternXposure

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
  • Bushwalking
  • Camping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Farm/Station activity
  • Flora
  • Sightseeing
  • Animal Viewing
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Walking
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Public Transport
  • Public phone
  • Taxi rank
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Relating to Aboriginal and Torress Strait Islander tourism product
  • Active
  • Adventure Unusual and exciting experience or an endurance race consisting of a variety of adventure activities
  • Aussie Lifestyle Typical Australian way of living
  • Beach
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Rural/Country Relating to the rural/country lifestyle (ie agricultural or pastoral)
  • Cultural
  • Diving
  • Eco Tourism Relating to the natural environment, its protection and conservation. Product fitting this experiencee have been awarded an Eco Tourism Accreditation
  • Educational
  • Farm/Station On a farm or station with the option to participate in the activities of the property.
  • Flora and Fauna Relating to Plant and Animal Life
  • Food and Wine
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Marine A location where visitors can observe dolphins in their natural habitat
  • National Park A national park is an area that is recognised for its natural features that are protected by controlled access and usage
  • Nature based
  • Off road Vehicle with some or all content taking place off a sealed road
  • Outback Remote and usually uninhibited or sparesely inhabited areas of Australia
  • Reef
  • Relaxation
  • Remote Remote and usually uninhabited or sparsely inhabitd areas of Australia
  • Soft Adventure Experiencing some adventure but in comfort and style
  • Sport Bushwalking
  • Water based
  • Wilderness Uncultivated and still wild region of forests, scrub, bush and desert
  • Wildflower
  • Wildlife
  • World Heritage
  • English
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Family
  • Group
  • Meetings Incentive Conventions
  • Single
  • Tourism Council Australia
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Cash
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning
  • Commentary
  • Drop off
  • Interpreter Service
  • Meal
  • Pickup
  • Four Wheel Drive
  • Coaster

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Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

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