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Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek 4WD Tour from Broome

Broome, Western Australia

Visit two of the Kimberley region’s most popular attractions on a full-day trip by 4WD to Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek. Enjoy morning tea at the Fitzroy River, visit the historic Boab Prison Tree and look for fossils in the ancient oasis of Windjana Gorge. Your Kimberley excursion from Broome also includes a guided walk through the underground caves of Tunnel Creek, and perhaps the chance to cool off in a tranquil waterhole in a beautiful subterranean setting – subject to condition of waterhole.

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Stop At: Boab Prison Tree, Derby – Broome Highway 7 km from Derby, Derby, Western Australia 6728 Australia

Your tour begins with an early morning departure from Broome as you travel east into the Kimberley gorges by 4WD. Listen to your guide’s expert commentary on the history and geography of the countryside you’re traveling through, and stop for morning tea at the Willare Roadhouse beside the Fitzroy River. Visit the historic Boab Prison Tree, measuring more than 50 feet (15 meters) and believed to be more than 1,500 years old.

Stop At: Windjana Gorge National Park, Fairfield Leopold Downs Rd King Leopold Ranges, Flinders Ranges National Park, South Australia 6728 Australia

Your tour continues along the Gibb River Road, traveling towards the ancient Napier Range and Windjana Gorge. Experience the tranquil beauty of this remote oasis, where the limestone walls rise more than 300 feet (90 meters). Keep an eye out for freshwater crocodiles and birds hiding in the Lennard River that runs through Windjana Gorge, and look for fossils of shells and sea creatures on the soaring rock walls.

Stop At: Tunnel Creek National Park, Leopold Downs Road King Leopold Ranges, Broome, Western Australia 6728 Australia

After enjoying a picnic lunch at Windjana Gorge, spend the afternoon exploring Tunnel Creek on a guided walking tour. Discover secret caves in the network of underground tunnels that run for half a mile beneath the Napier Range, and take a refreshing swim in a picturesque waterhole. Hear legends from the past, including the tale of Jandamarra, a local Aborigine who led an insurrection against the settlers and hid out in the gorge in the 1890s.

Stop At: Gibb River Road, Between Derby and Kununurra, Western Australia Australia

The last stop on your tour is a sunset visit to the ruins of Lillimooloora Station, revealing the history of white settlement in this area more than a century ago.

Your return trip by 4WD includes an optional dinner (own expense), arriving back in Broome at around 10:30pm.

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Broome, Western Australia

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