22 Day Darwin to Perth Overview

Discover the wild heart of the Australian Outback through the mighty Kimberleys to Broome, the gateway to Western Australia's rugged, beautiful coast.

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    • PDP22
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  • 2014-04-01 - 2015-03-31

Unearth the rugged beauty of Western Australia

Journey through the jaw-dropping landscape of North and Western Australia into the heart of the Outback, on this incredible Darwin to Perth tour. Discover the rugged beauty of the Bungle Bungles, hang with dolphins at Monkey Mia, explore the Kimberlys and tackle some of the toughest 4X4 terrain in Australia, on this epic Outback adventure (the tour code for this trip was previously PIOGC ).

  • Discover the vast wilderness of El Questro
  • Enjoy a yarn over a cold beer in Darwin
  • Explore the deep gorges of Kalbarri
  • Feast on fresh seafood in Broome
  • Kick back with a coffee in funky Perth
  • Rough it in the Australian Outback
  • Traverse the bumpy Gibb River Road
  • Wander through the Bungle Bungles

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Darwin, Australia
  • Finish:

    Perth, Australia
  • Group size:

    Min 6 , Max 21
  • Ages:

    Min 12
  • Meals:

    15 breakfasts, 18 lunches, 15 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Camping (with facilities) (6 nts), Hostel (9 nts), Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    All Terrain vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Cathedral Gorge Walk (Bungle Bungle), Echidna Chasm Walk, Gibb River Road, Kalbarri National Park Entrance, Karijini National Park Entrance, Lake Argyle, Manning Gorge, Nambung National Park (Pinnacles) Entrance, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, Tunnel Creek Walk, Windjana Gorge, Wula Guda Cultural Experience

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    1050kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. Tour commences in Darwin on day 1 at 6:50am and finishes in Perth day 22 at approx 6pm please consider when booking flights and accommodation. 2. We recommend you book accommodation in advance and extend your stay. 3. Please bring a sleeping bag, or you can purchase one for AU$30. Please inquire at time of booking. 4, Trip runs in reverse, see tour code PD21.

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Day 1 Darwin/Katherine Region

A cosmopolitan city in Australia's tropical Top End, Darwin has a relaxed atmosphere and a fascinating multicultural population.

Days 3-4 Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle Ranges)

Purnululu National Park is home to the magnificent Bungle Bungles - unique orange and black-striped 'beehive' formations created by rivers over 20 million years.

Day 5 Bungle Bungles/El Questro

Spanning more than one million acres including the fiery-red cliffs of the Cockburn Ranges, El Questro Wilderness Park is one of the world's last unspoilt frontiers.

Day 6 Gibb River Road

A former cattle route that stretches across the Kimberley, Gibb River Road passes many natural attractions, including the beautiful waterfalls and deep clear pools of Manning Gorge.

Day 8 Manning Gorge/Windjana Gorge

A true geological wonder, Windjana Gorge offers stunning natural beauty, freshwater crocodiles and local birdlife beneath towering walls rising 90m.

Day 13 Broome/Pilbra Region

Set out early across the Great Sandy Desert, stopping off at sensational Eighty Mile Beach en route for some beachcombing along its famous powdery white sands. Settle in for a night camped under the stars at our overnight station stay in the Pilbra region.

Days 14-16 Karajini National Park

Venture into glorious Karijini country. Spend long, unforgettable days navigating the National Park's incredible ochre rock gorges and languishing by its sublime swimming holes.

Day 17 Exmouth

Travel through the sun-kissed scenery of the Australian outback on the way to Exmouth.

Days 18-19 Coral Bay

Visit Cape Range National Park and the picturesque Turquoise Bay before heading for a swim, snorkel or scuba dive in Coral Bay, an ocean sanctuary for whale sharks, dugongs, manta rays and sea turtles. Then strap on a snorkel and float over 200 species of coral at Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia's largest coral reef.

Day 20 Monkey Mia

Enjoy a close encounter with dolphins at Monkey Mia. Every day a number of dolphins swim into the clear shallows of the bay to interact with humans. At night, embark on a cultural tour of Gathaagudu (Shark Bay) with our Indigenous hosts.

Day 22 Nambung National Park/Perth

Tour around the famous Pinnacles in Nambung National Park and roam around the peculiar moon-like desert, complete with ancient towering rock domes. Arrive into Perth where there are options for every taste! Perhaps catch a game of Australian Rules Football, hit the shops or take a tour across to Rottnest Island.
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