Kimberley Tours

Did you know that in addition to operating super adventurous tours throughout Outback South Australia, Heading Bush also operate Kimberley Tours in North western Australia bertween to months of April and October each year.

Similar in style to the Adelaide to Alice Springs product, our kimberley tours are run under our brand Kimberley Adventure Tours.

The Kimberley

The Kimberley region is a vast and rugged area located in the northern part of Western Australia, known for its breathtaking landscapes, ancient rock formations, and rich Aboriginal cultural heritage. Among the notable attractions in the Kimberley are the Gobb River Road, Purnululu National Park, and numerous gorges and waterfalls that captivate visitors with their natural beauty.

  1. Gibb River Road:
    • Location: The Gibb River Road is a famous dirt track that traverses the heart of the Kimberley region, stretching from Derby in the west to Kununurra in the east.
    • Scenery: This iconic route offers a journey through diverse landscapes, including savannah woodlands, rugged gorges, and pristine rivers. The road passes through several cattle stations and remote wilderness areas, providing a true outback experience.
    • Attractions: Along the Gibb River Road, visitors can explore attractions such as Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek, and Manning Gorge, each offering unique geological features and opportunities for outdoor activities like hiking and swimming.
  2. Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle Range):
    • Location: Purnululu National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is situated in the eastern part of the Kimberley region.
    • Landmarks: The park is renowned for the Bungle Bungle Range, a series of striking sandstone domes with distinctive orange and black stripes. The domes rise dramatically from the surrounding landscape, creating a surreal and otherworldly panorama.
    • Activities: Visitors can take guided tours or embark on hiking trails to explore the park’s stunning formations, such as Cathedral Gorge and Echidna Chasm. The park also offers camping facilities for those wanting to immerse themselves in the natural surroundings.
  3. Gorges and Waterfalls:
    • El Questro Wilderness Park: This vast park features a variety of gorges, including Emma Gorge, Zebedee Springs, and Chamberlain Gorge. Each gorge has its own unique characteristics, from towering cliffs to refreshing natural pools.
    • Mitchell Falls: Located in the Mitchell River National Park, Mitchell Falls is a spectacular four-tiered waterfall surrounded by lush vegetation. Accessible via the Mitchell Plateau, visitors can hike to the falls and witness the powerful flow cascading down the rock formations.
    • King Leopold Ranges: This mountain range in the central Kimberley is home to numerous gorges and waterfalls, providing opportunities for exploration and discovery.

Overall, the Kimberley region offers an unforgettable adventure for nature enthusiasts, showcasing the raw beauty of Australia’s outback with its rugged terrain, ancient landscapes, and unique geological formations. Whether driving along the Gibb River Road, marveling at the Bungle Bungle Range, or exploring the various gorges and waterfalls, visitors are treated to an immersive and awe-inspiring experience in this remote and pristine corner of the country.

You may also like