Darwin to Broome 9 Day 8 Night Tour

From $2599

Fast facts

  • Departs Darwin from 6am
  • Ends Broome Day 9
  • 8 Breakfasts 9 lunches 6 dinners included
  • This is a camping adventure
  • Moderate level of fitness is required


Join Kimberley Off Road Adventures on this 9 day overland tour deoparting Darwin and ending in Broome.

Kimberley off-road tours are an adventure-packed, 9-day Kimberley adventure tour. Enjoy a camping and hiking off-road adventure trip with our 9-day Kimberley tour. We depart Darwin and travel west to Kununurra and the Gibb River Road, stopping at Lake Argyle, the Bungle Bungles, El Questro, and many other unforgettable locations. The tour ends in Broome.

DAY 1: Darwin to Broome

Your Kimberley off-road tour begins at 6 a.m. when we pick you up from your Darwin accommodation for our first stop at the amazing Magnetic termite mounds. We then proceed to Katherine, stopping at Edith Falls for a refreshing swim. Following that, we will travel to the Victoria River region for our first bush camp.

Magnetic termite mounds, Edith Falls, and the Victoria River are all highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + swimming opportunity? Yes
L, D meals are provided.

DAY 2: Darwin to Broome

We begin today with a hike into the Victoria River escarpments to see some of Jubarra National Park’s unique rock paintings and breathtaking scenery. We then cross the border into Western Australia and arrive at Lake Argyle, the largest man-made lake in Australia. Here, we’ll embark on a one-of-a-kind lake exploration and spend the night on one of the lake’s secluded islands.

Our Lake Argyle Island adventure* will begin when we board the boat with our camping equipment and set sail on the lake. Explore the islands and bays in search of wildlife such as the Short-eared rock-wallaby, wallaroos, freshwater crocodiles, and a variety of fish and bird species. We’ll also have the chance to jump into the cool waters and go for a refreshing swim before heading to the island to set up camp.

We’ll take advantage of the welcome quietness and sunset with a campfire meal before retiring for the night, ready to be awoken by the sound of water, wildlife, and an unforgettable sunrise. When we’re finished, we’ll pack up and return to the mainland for breakfast.

Highlights include rock paintings, the Gregory tree, and the Lake Argyle island experience.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 3: Darwin to Broome

Today we will make a brief stop in Kununurra before continuing through the Durack and Carr Boyd Ranges on our way to the Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles), where we will hike into Echidna Chasm. We’ll be camping tonight in the Kimberley’s Purnululu (Bungle Bungles) National Park.

Turkey Creek, the Durack Ranges, the Carr Boyd Ranges, and Echidna Chasm are among the highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 4: Darwin to Broome

Our day begins with a hike through the spectacular Bungle Bungles to Cathedral Gorge, the Window, and Piccaninny Creek Lookout. A scenic helicopter flight will also be available, with prices starting at $299 for an 18-minute tour. We will then proceed to our campsite.

Cathedral Gorge, Piccaninny Creek, the Window, an optional helicopter cruise, and camping in the Bungle Bungles are among the highlights.
Hiking distance estimated: 8 km+
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 5 – Darwin to Broome

We’ll start on the Gibb River Road today and travel into the Cockburn Ranges to Emma Gorge, a beautiful swimming hole. We then proceed to the well-known El Questro station, where we will camp for the night. You will be able to get your own food and drink with locals and fellow travelers at the Swinging Arm Bar.

Emma Gorge and El Questro station are highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + swimming opportunity? Yes
Meals provided: B, L, and D; dinner is not included.

Day 6: Darwin to Broome

Our first stop today is at Zebedee Springs, a series of crystal clear hot springs, before embarking on an adventurous hike up the palm-filled gorge known as El Questro Gorge. After reaching the top, you will be rewarded with a swim in the spring-fed waterfall before returning to the truck and continuing on to our bush camp, which will include crossing the well-known Pentacost River.

Highlights include Zebedee Springs, El Questro Gorge, and the Pentecost River crossing.
Estimated hiking distance: 7km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 7: Darwin to Broome

Today we continue our off-road adventure on the Gibb River Road, stopping at lookouts and rock art sites along the way. We’ll hike into Manning Gorge, where you’ll see ancient Bradshaw rock paintings and possibly spot a Northern Red-Faced Turtle that lives in the area. We’ll spend another night under the stars in the wilderness.

Manning Gorge and the Bradshaw rock paintings are highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 6km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 8: Darwin to Broome

We begin the morning with a swim at either Galvans or Adcock Gorge, depending on the season. We then proceed to the spectacular teardrop waterfall known as Bell Gorge in King Leopold Conservation Park before returning to our camp.

Bell Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Adcock Gorge, and Windjana rock paintings are among the highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 6km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L, and D meals are provided.

Day 9: Darwin to Broome

We begin the day by exploring Windjana Gorge and looking for freshwater crocodiles, which are plentiful in the area. Your guide will tell you stories about Jandamarra and the Bunuba resistance as you make your way through the gorge. After that, we’ll grab our torches and descend into Tunnel Creek, an amazing limestone cave system home to bats and freshwater crocodiles. We’ll end our Kimberley off-road tour in Broome in the afternoon, but not before stopping by the Derby Boab Prison Tree.

Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Fitzroy River, Derby Prison Tree, and Broome are all highlights.
Estimated hiking distance: 5km + swimming opportunity? Yes
B, L meals are provided.

Terms & Conditions

Please take the time to read and understand our Terms and Conditions set out below before booking a trip with us.  We strongly recommend that you also read the Trip Notes and itinerary on our website prior to booking, to make sure you are familiar with the physical and adventurous style of our tour.  If you have booked a charter, we will give you your own personal itinerary.


If you would like to book a tour with us but are hesitant due to the uncertain nature of COVID-19, we would like to provide some reassurance by offering you the following.

If either the WA, QLD, or NT border closes, preventing Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours from running your booked tour, we will provide a refund. Any bookings as of April 21 that we have to cancel due to COVID-19 restrictions or border controls, we will transfer to another tour of equal value.

If the tour is running but you are unable to get to the start of the tour or you are unable to participate in the whole tour, our standard cancellation policy applies. Please see details under the ‘Cancellation’ heading below.

If you have any queries regarding this, please do not hesitate to get in touch, either via email at info@kimberleyoffroadtours.com or by calling 0447 740 880.


If circumstances arise that are beyond the control of Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours, such as:

  • Threat from terrorist activities
  • Change in road conditions
  • Natural disasters
  • Political unrest

…or any other external events that the company deems could affect the running of the tour or create unknown risks, then Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours has the right to change or alter the itinerary, or cancel the tour.  In the event of this happening, we will provide you with a refund minus any unrecoverable costs.



Due to factors out of our control, such as road conditions, weather conditions and the long distances we cover, Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours is unable to guarantee arrival and departure times.  Therefore we do not accept any liability if you miss a transfer or connection with another service provider.  When booking any transfers or connections please be mindful of the fact that due to the local conditions, travel times might change, so you are reminded to be flexible with any other bookings you decide to make.

By booking our tour you accept that the itinerary can change or be altered at anytime, and you understand that when booking, you are agreeing to any changes that may occur.  The itinerary lays out the type of tour you can expect but it is important you understand that when traveling on this style of tour conditions can change, and therefore alter what is possible on the tour.  We use guides who are very familiar with the Kimberley and Top End region ( examples: Litchfield, Kimberley, Kakadu, Arnhem Land, the Savannah Gulf). Our guides will always strive to provide you with the best tour under the circumstances.  



Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours recommends that you purchase travel insurance at the time of booking to adequately cover yourself against personal accident, death, medical expenses, emergency repatriation, loss or damage of personal items and personal liability. 

Whilst on our tour you will be walking on uneven ground and traveling in remote areas with very limited and sometimes no facilities; therefore there is a degree of personal risk.  We recommend that you take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover any cancellation fees.

Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours does not accept liability for:

  • Tour cancellations
  • Any medical emergency
  • Personal injury
  • Loss or damage to personal items

We are a small operator and cancellations affect us significantly, therefore it is essential for us to abide by our policy in all circumstances. If you choose to travel with no insurance, you do so at your own risk, and we highly recommend that you familiarise yourself with our cancellation policy.


All our prices are in Australian dollars and include GST. Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours has the right to alter the tour prices at anytime.

You have to option to pay by card or bank transfer. Please note there is a 1.75% surcharge added to any card payments.

A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the original cost (not a discounted price) is required per person per tour at the time of booking to secure your seat, and you must pay the full balance on or before 30 days of your tour departing.  Please refer to your booking confirmation invoice for your final balance.  If you book within 30 days of your tour departing, you must pay the full fee at the time of booking.   

If you have not paid your deposit your booking and/or if you have not completed your full payment 30 days before your tour departs, Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours reserves the right to treat your booking as cancelled.

Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours will not accept any responsibility for costs you may incur as a result of booking our tour i.e. travel insurance excess, non-refundable flights, etc.


If for any reason you need to cancel your booking we ask that you confirm this with us in writing and then we will start to process your request.  Please be aware the following fees will apply:

30+ days prior to departure your deposit is non-refundable

14 – 29 days prior to departure 50% of the total price of the tour

0 – 14 days prior to departure 100% of the total price of the tour

If you need to cancel please notify us by email at info@kimberleyoffroadtours.com and write ‘Cancellation {date of tour}’ in the title of the email.  If you fail to join the tour, join it after departure or you decide to leave the tour at anytime, Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours will not provide a refund.

Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours reserves the right to cancel or postpone any tour at anytime prior to departure.  This could be the result of road and/or weather conditions, natural disasters, mechanical defect, cultural considerations or other external events that means we are unable to operate the itinerary. In this case we can offer you a complete refund of the monies paid to Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours or transfer the costs to another tour.  We are not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may incur as a result of your booking being cancelled or altered by us. 



If you wish to transfer your tour to a different departure date please put it in writing to us by sending an email to info@kimberleyoffroadtours.com  It is helpful if you put in the title of your email ‘Tour change’.  Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours are not obliged to accept your request or to change your tour date departure. It will depend on how much notice we receive about the change, the departure dates and whether there are seats available. We will not transfer a seat if we receive the request within 60 days of your original tour departure date. There will be a fee involved in transferring your seat.



Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours is not responsible for the acts or errors of the companies, agents and individuals who work with us, and we do not accept liability for any failure or wrongdoing relating to companies, agents or individuals that we are associated with or work with as a result of operating our tours. 

As much as it is possible under law, you will not hold Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours or any of our employees, agents and/or representatives liable for any loss, death, injury or damage, which you might experience (directly or indirectly) in connection with or as a result of coming on our tour. 

As much as permitted by law, you agree to release Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours, their employees, agents or representatives from any breach of these Terms & Conditions; and you agree to waive any claims you make against us which, in someway, are related to your (or your child’s) involvement on our tours. 

You also agree that you will not hold Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours or any of our employees, agents and/or representatives liable under any condition or warranty implied by law into these Terms & Conditions (Implied Warranty).

When an Implied Warranty cannot be excluded under law, our liability in regards to the Implied Warranty is limited to, under our discretion, offer of a refund of the total monies you paid to us in relation to your booking.

Any claim of loss made by you against Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours or any of our employees, agents and/or representatives, which is indirect or consequential loss, for example, loss of profits or income will be excluded. 



It’s important that you declare any pre-existing medical conditions when you book the tour with us.  Failure to do so could result in not being able to join the tour or being removed from the trip.  In this case no refunds will be given.



The locations you will visit on our tour are explained in the itinerary on our website. Or in the case of a private charter, your itinerary will be arranged with you before the tour commences.  Please note the itinerary is a guide only. Your tour leader will follow it provided it is safe and possible under the current conditions.  Due to the fact that we travel in remote areas in tropical conditions and on rough terrain. Our tours can be affected by poor road conditions and/or extreme weather.

Which might result in a change of itinerary, with little or no notice.  There is also the possibility that the tour could be affected by public holidays, local festivals or other events. Including emergency situations, which could result in changes to the itinerary. In any case of an itinerary change Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours is not responsible for any additional expense. Incurred by the passenger/s.  

We May change the itinerary

We reserve the right to change the itinerary at anytime. By traveling with us you accept this and understand our type of trip requires flexibility.  This means you understand that the route, vehicle, available facilities and/or schedules can change without notice. 

You acknowledge and accept that when traveling in remote conditions on rough terrain. This can, at times, cause minor or major issues with the vehicle you are traveling in.  Your guide will be experienced in how to deal with many of these matters. And can often fix them on location. However we cannot 100% guarantee this as it depends on the nature of the problem.  Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours will not provide refunds for any delays or changes made to your tour. Due to vehicle issues, or refund any other costs or fees obtained by passengers due to such an incident.

As explained in our itineraries and our Trip Notes you will be camping at nighttim. And you will be provided with a tent and swag.  It also explains the transport, activities and meals provided. As well as the fact that you will have the services of a group leader whilst on tour. Traveling with us on a private charter your transport, activities and meals will be described in the personal itinerary. We create for you.  Please be aware that any optional activities mentioned are covered at your own cost.  They are not included in the trip price and are not part of the tour or this contract. You accept that any help given by your guide in arranging any optional activities does not render Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours liable for them in any way.



On our tours we require all passengers under the age of 18 years old to be accompanied by a parent. Or guardian, who excepts full responsibility for them for the entirety of the tour. Children who are 12 years old or under are unable to travel on our tours, with the exemption of private charters.

If you are planning to book one of our tours with anyone under the age of 18. The parent or guardian will be required to sign a consent form.  Our passengers are typically 20 – 80 years old.  We do not have an upper age limit. However you must ensure you meet the health & fitness requirements for our tours and you can find these in our Trip Notes.

You acknowledge our advice that we do not recommend our tours to pregnant women. This is due to the risks involved with hiking on uneven ground. And the fact that the roads are corrugated and bumpy which can affect unborn babies.



Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours requires a minimum number of bookings in order to run each tour.  If there are not enough passengers booked on your tour we may need to cancel the departure.  If this is the case. We will usually notify you at least 2 weeks before the start date of your tour.  Your options could be transferring to the nearest possible alternative date. Opting for an alternative itinerary, or a full refund of monies paid to Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours.



All our tours are run by a trip leader. And it is imperative that passengers listen to their guide’s instructions in order to stay safe.  In regards to matters concerning passenger’s well-being and staying safe on tour. Your guide will make all the decisions, and have the final say.  If you fail to respect the decision of your guide and/or fail to follow their instructions. Or disrupt the group or affect the mobility of the group, your guide can remove you from the tour. Effective immediately, with no right of a refund. 



Our tours are adventurous and you acknowledge that there is a degree of personal risk.  You understand and accept you will be visiting remote areas. Walking on rough terrain, and experiencing activities that require physical exertion that you might not be used to.  It is your own responsibility to make sure you understand the type of tour you are joining. The conditions you’ll be traveling in and the nature of your itinerary.



If at anytime a term or condition written under these Terms & Conditions is unenforceable or void by operation of law or if it’s against public policy, or for any other reason, then that term or condition shall be taken out of our contract or amended accordingly.  It will be amended to a degree that will allow all remaining Terms & Conditions to remain obligatory. 



By participating on our tours you give Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours consent to use images taken. Of you whilst on the trip. For advertising and promotional purposes, however we choose. You grant us full-rights in every sense (perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide). And you accept that this is an irrevocable license. Which allows us to use images of you for advertising and promotional purposes.



If diesel fuel prices rise, Kimberley Off-Road Adventure Tours reserves the right to charge a diesel fuel levy. 

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