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Broome to Broome
7 days
From $5,445
Tour code: GKBG7R

Broome is your springboard to adventure in the Kimberley. Journey to Cape Leveque to learn of Indigenous culture and pearl-farming history. Then head inland for Windjana and Bell gorges before returning via the Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges.

What's included?

  • Experiences in 11 destinations
  • Locally-inspired dining - a total of 17 meals
  • The services of an expert APT driver-guide
  • Join a local expert at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm to discover how the world’s finest pearls are produced
  • Stay at APT’s exclusive Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Accommodation

Room types available

  • Twin - 2 Adults, 2 Beds
  • Single - 1 Adult, 1 Bed
  • Double - 2 Adults, 1 Beds

Itinerary

Day 1
Broome, Cygnet Bay
Depart Broome this afternoon and journey to Cape Leveque to visit the remote camp of Kooljaman, which is owned and run by the Indigenous Bardi Jawi Communities. Dinner tonight will be accompanied by an Indigenous host at Kooljaman. Later, arrive at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm and settle into your unique accommodation for the next two nights.

Stay: Two Nights, Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm

Meals: dinner

Day 2
Cygnet Bay
Start your day with breakfast overlooking Cygnet Bay before a Signature Experience. Cygnet Bay is the oldest Australian and family owned pearl farm. It has been operating since 1946 and is still leading the industry with some of the largest and most exquisite pearls in the world. After lunch, take to the water on a Sea Safari and cruise the ancient landscapes of the Buccaneer Archipelago. Watch the sunset on Shell Island before dinner back at Cygnet Bay this evening.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 3
Beagle Bay, Broome
Farewell the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm this morning and visit the Ardyaloon Trochus Hatchery & Aquaculture Centre at One Arm Point. Here you will learn about the cultural traditions of the local Bardi Jawi communities and gain a fascinating insight into the Dreamtime. The Bardi Jawi retain a strong connection to their rich culture and saltwater traditions, and you'll learn about the hunting and gathering methods that have been passed down by their ancestors over the years. Aftwerwards, continue to Beagle Bay, a small Indigenous community that was founded in 1890 by French Trappist monks. Visit the Beagle Bay Church and view its decorative altar. An abundance of mother of pearl shells from local waters have been laid into the plaster, giving it a unique finish. Later, return to Broome for the evening.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 4
Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek
Head out from Broome along the Gibb River Road to Windjana Gorge, where ancient marine fossils lay embedded in the gorge walls. Then continue to Tunnel Creek, Western Australia’s oldest cave system. Wade through the cool waters that fill the tunnel and emerge on the other side to discover a serene oasis.

Stay: Two Nights: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 5
Bell Gorge
Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. You might like to hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a dip in the waterfall below. Alternatively, relax in the shade and enjoy a spot of birdwatching.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 6
Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges, Derby, Broome
Travel through the rugged Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges to Derby’s Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre for a visit. Before returning to Broome stop off at the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be more than 1,500 years old and measuring 14 metres in diameter. This remarkable tree was once used by early police patrols as a standing point for prisoners as they were walked to Derby. Today, the hollow tree is a registered Aboriginal site of great cultural significance. On your return to Broome, enjoy a farewell dinner this evening.

Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 7
Depart Broome
After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to Broome Airport for your onward flight.

Meals: breakfast

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