Explorer Kimberley Safari Tour - 12 Days

12 Day Kimberley Explorer

Purnululu, Mitchell Plateau / Falls As Well as The Gibb River Road

This tour is a shorter version of our most popular tour, 16 Day Adventurer, is for those who don't want to miss out on the spectacular Mitchell Falls and Munurru Mitchel Plateau as well as the best Kimberley gorges, Purnululu other fantastic sites of the Kimberley. This tour is based on our popular 'Outback Tour' and 'Adventurer' tour with a few shorter stops to enable being able to experience all the best of the Kimberley in 12 days.

Experience the Gibb River Road gorges etc, and take a two-day side trip to remarkable and remote Mitchell Plateau. We swim and relax at the King Edward River (Munurru) in between experiencing two main highlights - Extensive Aboriginal rock art (arguably among the best examples in Australia) and the unforgettable Mitchell Falls .

The '12 Kimberley Explorer Tour also visits Purnululu (The Bungle Bungles), Kununurra,  ElQuestro and more - After Halls Creek the Tour travels to Mimbi Caves. before returning to Broome - What an adventure!

Only $4490 per person 


  • FREE Mitchell Falls Helicopter Flight 


  • 12 days
  • Gibb River Road Gorges, Mitchell Falls, Munurru, Kununurra,  and Purnululu (the Bungle Bungles),
  • Small groups (typically 16-19 guests)
  • Remote and rough tracks to Mitchell Falls and Purnululu in our comfortable spacious, modern air-conditioned 4WD coach (reclining seats, ability to stand up, USB charging, some with TV monitors)
  • Includes several two nights stops including: On the banks of the King Edward River, Manning River - (absolutely beautiful!!!) Purnululu.
  • Most meals, and all park / station, entrance and camping fees
  • Remote station talk
  • Great campsites (all with toilets and most with hot showers)
  • Friendly experienced staff
  • Spacious tents
  • Comfortable sleeping and seating arrangements (70mm mattresses, small pillow and comfy chairs with back and arm rests)
  • Aboriginal rock art including unforgettable and remote sites on the Mitchell Plateau (where we are one of the only companies that visit)
  • Visit an Aboriginal School supported by Kimberley Safari Tours (when available)
  • Defibrillator, satellite phones, First-Aid trained staff and safety equipment for peace of mind
  • Bonus - Remote Station Experience
  • Special Inclusion: A Free Helicopter Flight over the Stunning Mitchell Falls

12 Day Kimberley Explorer Tour Departure Dates

Dates – 2025 (12 Days)

4 June - 15 June 2025 (Available)

20 June - 1st July 2025 (Available)


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As a fantastic alternative is the 16 Day ‘Adventurer’ Mitchell Falls Kimberley Safari is also an excellent tour  – 16 days, and also includes  a visit to Wolfe Creek Crater and a 2 night stay at Lake Argyle.

‘Adventurer’ Tour (16 Days) – Click here for more information

12 Day Kimberley Explorer Itinerary

Days 1, & 2 Derby, Bells Gorge, and Galvan's Gorge

  • Accommodation pick-up
  • Welcome morning tea
  • The famous Prison Boab tree
  • Sitting in pools above the water falls of Lennard Gorge
  • Walks, swimming and relaxing in Bell Gorge
  • Scenic Galvan's Gorge
  • Swimming in crystal clear water
  • Walks along the Manning River and to Manning Gorge
  • Waterfalls
  • Camp around Boab trees next to a billabong

Days 3, & 4 Manning Gorges

  • Swimming in crystal clear water
  • Walks along the Manning River and to Manning Gorge
  • Waterfalls
  • Camp around Boab trees next to a billabong

Days 5 & 6 Mitchell Falls and Aboriginal Art

  • Relaxing and Swimming at King Edward River (2 nights)
  • Explore two of Australia's most impressive and extensive Aboriginal rock art sites at Munurru
  • Day at Mitchell Falls (a highlight of the Kimberley)
  • Helicopter Flight over Mitchell Falls
  • Unique Mitchell Plateau Vegetation
  • Drysdale Station
  • The Gibb River

Days 7 & 8-  Ellenbrae Station and El Questro Wilderness Park

  • 1,000,000 acre (approx.) Station visit with talk from station managers
  • Ellenbrae Station Homestead visit with home made scones
  • Visits to beautiful gorges, rivers and waterfalls
  • The spectacular Cockburn Ranges & Pentecost River
  • Emma Gorge walk
  • Relax in natures Zebedee Hot Springs

Day 9 Kununurra

  • Explore Kununurra
  • Drive amongst plantations on the way to local attractions (eg The Hoochery, Sandlewood Factory, Zebra Rock, Ivanhoe crossing)

Day 10 - 11 Purnululu (Bungle Bungles)

  • Purnululu (Bungle Bungles)
  • Aboriginal Art Centre
  • Purnululu Visitors Centre
  • Piccinini Creek
  • Cathedral Gorge
  • Echidna Chasm
  • Scenic helicopter flight over bungle bungles (optional extra)
  • Halls Creek
  • China Wall

Day 12 Mimbi Caves and Broome

  • Mimbi Caves
  • Return to Broome late afternoon (accommodation drop off)
  • Reflect on your memories that will last a lifetime!

Some optional activities incur additional costs (e.g. scenic plane or helicopter flights, additional cruises etc.).

Please note that times and locations may change without notice at the discretion of the tour operator due to unforeseen circumstances

We often run tours in reverse.

Check out our Video of the 16 Day Adventurer Tour. This 12 day tour incorporates most of the same destinations