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23 August - 8 September 2025

We take you on an unforgettable journey to the Kimberley, one of the world’s most precious wilderness regions. We wonder at the majestic scenery and remoteness of this magnificent region, combining it with city stops in Melbourne, Darwin, Broome and Perth. Maybe even bring home a souvenir of Argyle Diamonds or Broome Pearls.

$13,260 per person twin share
Single Room Supplement Add $3450

Initial Deposit On Booking $2000
Second Deposit Due: 6 February 2025 $3000
Final Balance Due: 9 May 2025

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1. MELBOURNE (2 nights)

2. DARWIN (3 nights)

3. KATHERINE (1 night)

4. KUNUNURRA (2 nights)

5. HALLS CREEK (1 night)


7. BROOME (2 nights)

8. PERTH (3 nights)



15 Days


Incredible wilderness regions, Argyle Diamonds, Broome Pearls, Katherine River, Melbourne, Broome, Darwin, Perth

Group Size



Travel of Note

Boutique Tour


All Breakfasts

6 Lunches

5 Dinners


Moderate Tour





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John Cameron & Lynette Martin


• Explore the Kimberley region – spread over Australia’s entire north-western corner – considered one of the world’s last wilderness frontiers. Here we will find prolific wildlife, majestic canyons, freshwater swimming holes and several outback stations.

• 15-day tour which includes Melbourne (2 nights), Darwin (3 nights), Katherine (1 night), Kununurra (2 nights), Halls Creek (1 night), Fitzroy Crossing (1 night), Broome (2 nights), Perth (3 nights).

• Extraordinary scenery including a Katherine River cruise, with a journey of discovery through the Nitmiluk Gorge, cruise along Lake Argyle and tour the World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park and its beehive shaped Bungle Bungle Range.

• An unforgettable experience as we ride camels along Cable Beach with the sun setting over the Indian Ocean (optional extra cost).

• Exclusive and unique fine gourmet 4-course dining experience in an outback, secret location, surrounded by rugged red cliff faces and iconic baob trees.

• Discover how pearls are grown in Broome and how Argyle Diamonds are mined with a chance to buy both!

• Enjoy tours in the cities of Melbourne, Darwin, Perth and Fremantle with time to explore, visit the markets and shop. 

• Hosted by Operatunity owner John Cameron and vibrant singer Lynette Martin.

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Experience the Exceptional:


Langham Hotel, Melbourne (2 nights)

Highlights Include: 

• Today we fly from Auckland to Melbourne.

• We will have a chance to enjoy a city tour on the way from the airport. 

• Dinner and a light concert at an Irish pub, situated within walking distance of the hotel.

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SUNDAY 24 AUGUST  2025 (B, L)

Highlights Include: 

• A sleep in this morning before our cruise on the famous Yarra River seeing the iconic sights of Melbourne followed by lunch. 

• Afternoon off before we enjoy a music theatre show this evening (depending on availability).



Novotel Darwin Hotel, Darwin (3 nights)

Highlights Include: 

• We fly from Melbourne to Darwin today. 

• From the sparkling harbour and WWII history to the city’s Asian-influenced food and tropical outdoor lifestyle, Darwin is an adventurer’s paradise.

• Tonight we catch our breath with a light easy dinner at the hotel and an early night. 


Highlights Include: 

• A sightseeing tour of history. Did you know more bombs were dropped on Darwin during World War 2 than Pearl Harbour? 

• Visit the East Point Military Precinct to uncover the “Defence of Darwin”.

• Tour of the magnificent Botanic Gardens.

• Enjoy dinner at one of Darwin’s finest restaurants.



Highlights Include: 

• Visit one of Darwin’s top attractions beginning with the deadly saltwater crocodiles. At Crocodylus Park you will have the chance to get up close and personal with these prehistoric creatures, including a cruise and guided tour of the croc farm. 

• Tour to the Darwin Museum and Art Gallery which features the largest permanent display of Aboriginal art in Australia. It also houses a fascinating display about Cyclone Tracey which devastated the city on Christmas Eve in 1974. 

• Visit to Darwin Wharf and the Royal Flying Doctors Museum which features an amazing virtual reality display depicting the bombing of Darwin. 

• Wander the iconic Mindil Market and enjoy dinner at leisure with international cuisine on offer including Vietnamese, Indian, Italian or why not try the Road Kill Café for some local fare!

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Paraway Motel, Katherine (1 night)

Today we leave Darwin and start our journey to the top end of Australia!

Highlights Include: 

• Pass through Adelaide River which is the site of the only Australian war cemetery on Australian soil. 

• Lunch at the Pine Creek Railway Resort Restaurant. Pine Creek stumbled into existence when the teams building the Overland Telegraph Line in 1870 dug up some gold while digging holes for posts.

• Continue to Katherine where we cruise the beautiful Katherine River. On the Nit Nit Dreaming cruise we will discover the cultural significance of the first 2 gorges to the traditional landowners - the Jawoyn people. 

• Enjoy a journey of discovery through the magnificent Nitmiluk Gorge before checking into our overnight accommodation in Katherine.

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FRIDAY 29 AUGUST 2025 (B, L, D)

Kununurra Country Club, Kununurra (2 nights) ​

Highlights Include: 

• A tour through the picturesque scenery that will still be green and lush from the recent wet season. 

• Lunch cruise on Lake Argyle, which is Australia’s largest body of fresh water.

• Return to dry land and travel to Kununurra.



Early this morning, we enjoy a 2-hour scenic flight (optional extra cost) which will take us on an unforgettable adventure over the Bungle Bungle Range, Lake Argyle, the Argyle Diamond Mine, Ord River and takes in the Kimberley’s best scenic views.

Highlights Include: 

• Travel to Kelly’s Knob for a great lookout over Kununurra and the Ord River. 

• Enjoy a guided tour and a tasting at the Hoochery Rum Distillery, the only rum distillery which is 100% owned, distilled and bottled in Australia. 

• Enjoy lunch at delicious Hoochery Café before returning to Kununurra for some free time and a rest before dinner. 

• Tonight we embark on one of the most exclusive and unique fine dining experiences Australia has to offer. This is in an outback, secret location, surrounded by rugged red cliff faces and iconic baob trees. 

We will enjoy a 4 course gourmet meal in this most spectacular of Kimberley settings.


SUNDAY 31 AUGUST 2025 (B, L, D)

Kimberley Hotel, Halls Creek (1 night)

Halls Creek is the gateway to a range of renowned natural attractions, including the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle Ranges of Purnululu National Park and the Wolfe Creek Crater.

Highlights Include: 

• Today we pass through Durack which was named after the Durack family, the Kimberley’s best known pastoral pioneers. Brothers Patrick and Michael Durack famously drove cattle across the wilds of northern Australia from Queensland to the East Kimberley, to establish Argyle Downs Station in the 1880’s.

• Continue along the Great Northern Highway to our overnight destination of Halls Creek which is situated on the edges of the Great Sandy Desert and the Tanami Desert.

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Fitzroy River Lodge, Fitzroy Crossing (1 night)

Set on the banks of the mighty Fitzroy River, Fitzroy Crossing is a true outback town.

Highlights Include: 

• Visit a sub-vertical quartz vein known as China Wall. Protruding 6m from the earth’s surface, the weather resistant quartz substance is visible from here to the Bungle Bungles.

• Travel to the Fitzroy River Lodge, then a short distance to the beautiful Geikie Gorge. Named after the Director General of Geological Survey for Great Britain and Ireland in 1883, the gorge abounds in natural beauty and wildlife.

• Cruise the gorge with a local tour guide before returning to the lodge.



Cable Beach Resort, Broome (2 nights)

Situated at the western end of Kimberley, on the edge of the King Sound is the town of Derby. The town has the highest tides at any Australian port; 11 m (or 36 feet) of tidal difference means there is an enormous amount of water rushing in and out every 6 hours. 


Highlights Include: 

• Explore the Derby area this morning, which includes the famous Boab Prison Tree, a 1500 year old boab tree that was used as an overnight lockup for prisoners. 

• Stop for lunch at the Spinifex Café before travelling west to the coastal tourist town of Broome.

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Broome is famous for its historic pearling industry and this morning we join Willie Creek Pearl Farm to discover the journey of the Australian South Sea Cultured Pearl from shell to showroom amidst the magnificent Kimberley landscape. ​ 


Highlights Include: 

• Visit a pearl farm and learn about how Broome pearls are grown.

• Learn how pearl technicians seed and harvest oysters and discover exactly what makes the perfect pearl.

• Cruise Willie Creek’s azure waters and view live oysters suspended in their natural environment among the native flora and fauna.

• Just before dusk, prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience as we ride camels along Cable Beach with the sun setting over the Indian Ocean (optional tour at own cost). Finish an amazing day with dinner at one of the iconic Chinese restaurants.



Intercontinental Hotel, Perth (3 nights)


Highlights Include: 

• This morning we say goodbye to Kimberley and transfer to Broome Airport for our flights across Australia’s largest state. Covering over two thousand kilometres we arrive in the capital of Western Australia, Perth. 

• After collecting luggage we transfer to the hotel with free time before dinner this evening. 


Highlights Include: 

• Tour of Perth which includes the beautiful Kings Park which is one of the largest inner-city parks in the world. Visited by over 6 million people each year, the stunning location overlooks the city and silken blue waters of the Swan River.

• Free afternoon for shopping and evening to enjoy your own dinner experiences.

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Highlights Include: 

• Travel south to the historic port city of Fremantle. Today, the trendy nature of the city is evident in artisan food, trendy cafes, quirky boutiques and vibrant weekend markets but its past is still evident in its well-preserved architectural heritage, including convict built colonial-era buildings. 

• Enjoy some free time in the main shopping precinct and visit the fascinating Maritime Museum, home of the America’s Cup 1973 winner “Australia II”.

• Final night dinner with music from our hosts.



Transfer to Perth Airport for flights home.


We arrive home today and hope you enjoyed your trip to discover the Kimberley, one of the world’s most precious wilderness regions.

This Trip Includes:

• Air New Zealand flights - Auckland - Melbourne // Melbourne - Darwin // Perth - Auckland including all taxes, plus Broome - Perth (airline to be confirmed).

• 14 nights accommodation: Melbourne (2 nights), Darwin (3 nights), Katherine (1 night), Kununurra (2 nights), Halls Creek (1 night), Fitzroy Crossing (1 night), Broome (2 nights), Perth (3 nights).

• Numerous scenic experiences including cruises on both the Katherine River and Lake Argyle, trips to Geikie Gorge and Willie Creek, camel rides on Cable Beach, Ord River and a scenic flight over Bungle Bungle Range (optional extra).

• Special flavours, including tour and talk on Broome pearls, visit and tour of Argyle Diamond Mine (the largest diamond mine in the world), rum tasting at Hoochery Distillery and Crocodylus Park visit to see the crocodiles.

• City tours of Darwin including Royal Flying Doctors Service Museum, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Mindil Beach Sunset Market and Darwin’s Stokes Hill Wharf; Perth tours including Kings Park, Fremantle and Melbourne tours. 

• All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 12 dinners are included plus all tips, taxes and porterage.

• Hosted by Operatunity owner John Cameron and vibrant singer Lynette Martin.

Important Information

• All itinerary details are subject to change, but changes will be replaced with a comparable or better option. 

• Initial & Second deposits are fully refundable up until final balance due date, minus an administration fee of up to $500 plus any non-recoverable costs. 

• All monies are non-refundable at final balance due date. This becomes an insurance claim. 

• Bank transfer payments incur no surcharge. Credit card payments incur surcharge of 1.5%.

• Travellers need to be independently mobile and fit to travel. 

• Bookings will only be accepted with initial deposit & booking form. 

• All travellers must obtain comprehensive travel insurance for international travel and insurance for domestic travel is recommended. 

• Please refer to our terms and conditions on booking form.

Mobility - Moderate Tour

This trip has a little more walking than an easy tour. It is a moderate tour for one of the following reasons - you may need to walk with ease for up to one hour at a slow pace or be able to climb stairs or be able to get on and off boats, trains and buses. This trip will not suit those on walkers and a moderate level of mobility is required.

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