Australia's Top End and the Kimberley await with adventures to be had, dreamtime culture to enlighten and glorious nature to explore. Marvel at the termite mounds of Litchfield National Park, see Ubirr Rock Art and cruise the Yellow Water wetlands in Kakadu, discover Katherine Gorge and the Ord River, soar above the Bungle Bungles, see the Derby Boab Tree for yourself, then finish with a camel ride on stunning Cable Beach.
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HORIZONTAL WATERFALLS EXTENDER
Horizontal Waterfalls Extender includes:
• 1 night dinner, bed and breakfast
• Fly from Broome to the Horizontal Falls & board a thrill boat ride that will take you through the falls
• Take off from Talbot Bay, flying low across the Buccaneer Archipelago, Cape Leveque, Willie Creek Pearl Farm, Cable Beach & Broome prior to landing.
**120kg max weight restriction
Price: Plus $1270pp Twin Share and plus $1430 Sole Use
Must be confirmed in writing and paid in full with deposit and at this time 100% non-refundable.
**Subject to availability – some block out dates apply. Prices are subject to change without notice**
$1500pp required within 14 days of making booking to secure your reservation.
N.B. Full payment is required 60 days prior to departure.
This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
This package is subject to an additional levy for coach/air/rail component that may be imposed and is out of Fun Over Fifty’s control. Flights are arranged to suit the tour as a group in advance, therefore we cannot book individual preferences or guarantee direct flights.
Arrive in Darwin where we begin our adventure into Australia’s Kakadu and Kimberley regions. Tonight we dine together at the resorts’ popular restaurant.
**Bonus!! Free upgrade to Ocean View Rooms for the first 11 bookings
Today we discover Litchfield National Park, taking in the inspiring views of Tabletop Range. Marvel at the termite mounds before we make our way to Florence Falls. After lunch at Litchfield Café, we stop at Wangi Falls, where year round currents pour into a large swimming hole. Enjoy a refreshing dip before we make our way back to Darwin. This evening we dine out, enjoying a sumptuous seafood buffet whilst enjoying the sunset over the harbour.
Journey into World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park, where the landscape spans over 19,000sq km abundant of flora, fauna, dreamtime connections and stunning vistas. We traverse the Magela floodplains and pass spectacular escarpments to arrive at the Aboriginal rock art site of Ubirr. Our indigenous guide takes us through the natural stone galleries giving an insight into the culture associated with these intriguing works of art.
**Please note: Strict Level 3 active fitness level required today.
Take a birds eye view on a 30-minute scenic flight over the Archway, Arnhem land escarpments and Magela floodplains. In Jabiru we visit the Bowali Visitor Centre and the Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre before embarking on a Yellow Water wetlands cruise. Our guide will point out the species of abundant birdlife such as brolga, jabiru and masses of magpie geese. Buffalo and brumbies roam the area and it’s Crocodylus central with an estimated four crocodiles per 100sqm.
From Kakadu, we travel to Pine Creek breaking for lunch at the Pine Creek Railway Resort. Our afternoon takes us to the picturesque and refreshing Edith Falls before finishing our day at Katherine.
Enjoy a guided gorge cruise on the tranquil calm green waters of the Katherine River taking in some of the park’s 13 gorges. We then venture west along the Victoria Highway, stopping for lunch at Victoria River Crossing, before moving into the East Kimberleyregion. From here we continue on, breaking at Timber Creek then cross the WA border into Kununurra.
An awe-inspiring day today as we begin with a breathtaking scenic flight over Lake Argyle, the Bungle Bungle Range and the Argyle Diamond Mine. Following this we cruise the famous Ord River with its majestic appeal, rugged landscapes and plentiful wildlife before returning through Durack country to Kununurra.
This morning we venture in to E lQuestro where we join a local ranger then make our way to Chamberlain Gorge. Only accessible by boat, this 3km fresh waterhole is bound by diverse flora and fauna and belittled by a towering escarpment. There’s breathtaking scenery as well as cheeky Archerfish and Barramundi to be fed before we enjoy a Beef & Barra lunch at the spectacular Emma Gorge Resort, hidden within the fiery red of El Questros Cockburn Ranges. Our afternoon takes us back to Kununurra, with a stop at Five Rivers Lookout, an incredible vantage point where the five rivers meet.
Leaving Kununurra behind we travel the Great Northern Highway and parallel the Durack Range to Halls Creek on the northern edge of the Great Sandy and Tanami Deserts, and the site of Western Australia’s first gold discovery.
This morning we travel through the open grasslands of the cattle stations to Fitzroy Crossing. We take time for lunch at the Fitzroy River Lodge, stretch our legs and then continue on to Danggu Geikie Gorge to take a cruise on the Fitzroy River. Witness the spectacular geography of the area, freshwater crocodiles and abundant birdlife, and gain insight into the Kimberley region’s rich indigenous history and culture.
Heading west we arrive at the township of Derby, the first town settled in the Kimberley, and home of the Boab Tree. We break for lunch here before continuing on to Broome, affectionally known as the ‘pearl of the north’.
We visit Willie Creek Pearl Farm to discover how the Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl is produced. Late morning we will make our way back to the township to browse the shops or enjoy the lovely swimming pools back at our accommodation. Late afternoon, we take a camel safari ride along famous Cable Beach.
**Please note: 95kg weight restrictions apply to camel ride.
**Lunch today is at your own expense.
Enjoy breakfast at your leisure before being transferred to the airport where we say our goodbyes and take our respective flights home.
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