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THE KIMBERLEY 12 DAYS MAY – AUGUST 2021 - 12 Days

THE KIMBERLEY DARWIN TO DARWIN 12 DAYS HELICOPTER SAFARI 2021

Arrive in Darwin where you will begin the ULTIMATE awe inspiring HELICOPTER SAFARI….You will travel to destinations inaccessible by vehicle, vessel or plane.

Experiences include:

Outback Floatplane Adventures  out of Darwin, the ultimate outback adventure keep and eye out for the Outback Wrangler, Matt Wright. This Aussie outback experience includes Airboats, cruise of the rainforest wetlands, Breakfast on the Cruise boat, Guided tour of wetlands where you will see crocodiles, waterbirds and plenty of native flora and fauna.

Guided tours of ancient landscapes and rock art in the Kimberley region. Heli-Fishing from Home Valley Station. Gorge cruises at Chamberlain Gorge, visit a WWII plane wreck and much more…

Itinerary

Day 1
DARWIN

Welcome to Darwin. Depending on your arrival time into Darwin the day is free to have a look around town or sit at a pub and have 1 or 2 light refreshments.

Stay | Darwin mantra on the Esplanade

Day 2
HOME VALLEY

Darwin to Home Valley
Today’s flight has a bit of everything in it and is a great way to begin from wetlands, Coastal beaches and stunning red cliffs, wild brumbies, buffalo and the start of some amazing rock formations.
Landing at Bullo River Station for Lunch.

After lunch back on Board and continue west. This afternoons’ flight will take us over the famous Ord River, Wyndham and the stunning Cockburn range before arriving at Home Valley Station for the next 2 nights.
Depending on arrival time we might get some fishing in along the Ord River BIG BARRA

Dinner and drinks at the Dusty Bar and Grill with some live music.

Day 3
HOME VALLEY STATION

Fish and explore the surrounding rivers including Pentecost, Durack, Salmon and Nulla. Return for lunch or cook a Barra on the coals.

Day 4
DRYSDALE RIVER STATION

Spend the day fishing the rivers around home Valley including the Durack, Salmon and Nulla rivers.

Drysdale is a great spot to stop overnight and have a few in the beer garden. Drysdale Station is an operating inland cattle station…Good comfy beds and friendly outback service.

Stay | Drysdale River Station

Day 5
HORIOZONTAL FALLS 4 NIGHT CRIUSE

Four nights on a luxury houseboat.
Enjoy the exclusive use of state of the art fishing and long-range expedition vessel.
Sport fishing, reef walking, island cruising, rain forest hikes, swimming, beachcombing and stargazing.
Exciting new experiences and destinations each day.
Exhilarating fast boat rides through the incredible Horizontal waterfalls, Kimberley’s own wonder of the world.
Freshly prepared meals by our on-board chef, soft drinks and tea and coffee included.

The boat holds 12 passengers but I have booked it exclusively for us, which does make it more expensive, but 100% worth it
We have always had great fishing on these with some of the biggest Finger Marks you will ever catch

Stay | Horizontal Falls luxury houseboat

Day 6
HORIZONTAL FALLS

See day 5

Day 7
HORIZONTAL FALLS

See day 5

Day 8
HORIZONTAL FALLS

See Day 5

Day 9
KIMBERLEY COASTAL CAMP

Stay | Kimberley Coastal Camp
Stunning morning flight today, along the west coast enjoying the amazing colours of the Kimberley. Fly over Donkins falls, Mitchell Falls and Roe River and have a fish along the way.
Once we arrive at Kimberley Coastal Camp experience a guided walk to the rock art (well worth seeing) or just relax around the camp or have a swim and help yourself to unlimited bar.

Day 10
KIMBERLEY COASTAL CAMP

Out on the boats today with some great bottom bashing, trolling for a mackerel or GT. Enjoy beautiful fresh cooked Finger mark on the beach for lunch.
Kimberley Coastal Camp is truly an amazing place you will experience this remote majestic part of the Kimberley with owners Tub & Jules. The camp is nestled on the pristine shores of the Admiralty Gulf in the heart of the Kimberley. You won’t want to leave….

Day 11
YOUR CHOICE Home Valley / El Questro or Lake Argyle

Back to Home Valley Station, stay at El Questro or Lake Argyle for the night….

Day 12
DARWIN

Depart early in the morning as we cross back into the NT and change our watches forward 1.5 hours

Optional Extra: $400 pp
Outback float planes on Knuckeys Lagoon, lunch on Cyclone creek cruise, air boat tour of the rainforest and then a couple of fast laps on the mud flats in a 500 hp air boat
or

Crab Claw Island resort for lunch and a couple before heading into Darwin with fishing along the way.

Stay in Darwin for the night where we will have a final Helicopter Safari dinner & share the highlights of a trip of a lifetime…

Overview

  • Darwin
  • Kimberley Coastal Camp
  • Home Valley Station
  • Lake Argyle
  • Horizontal Falls
  • Donkins Falls
  • Mitchell Falls
  • Drysdale River Station
  • Bullo River Station
  • Waterfalls
  • Rainforests
  • Fast Boat Rides
  • Heli Fishing

 

Price From
$19,999 Per Person
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Price per person (twin share)
$19,999 Per Price per person (twin share)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE 
In line with the newest Government regulations and State borders closing all of our 2020 Helicopter Safaris have now been cancelled 
We would like to thank all our customers that have been notified for their understanding in these difficult times and look forward to seeing you all on one of our Safaris in 2021 
The health and wellbeing of every body is our number one priority so please take the authorities advice onboard and comply with the advice 
We would like to wish all of our Accomodation, restaurants, and every body that makes these Safari possible that are now also affected good luck and good health and look forward to seeing you all for a massive season in 2021 
We will continue to post some pics of previous Safari to give us all something to look forward to 
Take care and stay safe 
Regards 
The team at Compass Helicopters