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Gorgeous Gorges Tour - Windjana & Bell Gorge, Mt Hart, Cape Leveque

Broome, Australia

From $958.74

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Free cancellation
Up to 7 days in advance.
  • 11 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Make the most of your visit to Broome with a full-day tour by fixed wing plane. Discover west Kimberley's highlights including Windjana Gorge, King Leopold Ranges, Bell Gorge, Horizontal Falls, Cape Leveque, and the Indian Ocean. Land for on-the-ground visits to gorges, waterfalls, and Cape Leveque, where you have lunch and afternoon tea. Includes meals, flights, transfers, expert pilot and guide, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Fully narrated tour

What's Included

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Breakfast
  • Bottled water
  • Afternoon tea
  • Landing and facility fees
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Departure & Return

This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.

Departure Point

  • Broome International Airport, Macpherson St, Broome WA 6725, Australia

    Address: Gate 6, Broome International Airport Directions: Broome Aviation departure lounge is located at Gate 6, near the hire car booking offices at the main airport arrivals exit.

Pickup Details

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Departure Time

6:30 AM

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

Please Note

Passengers accommodating outside of Broome and Cable Beach will be collected from the Broome Visitor Centre or an agreed location.

What To Expect

Get an early start to your day with hotel pickup in Broome and transfer to the airport. 

Have breakfast at the terminal before your departure, then board your fixed-wing airplane. From the large viewing windows, take in views of the breathtaking Windjana Gorge. Look for marine life that has been fossilized in the limestone walls of the gorge.

Continue over the King Leopold Ranges, open savannah woodlands, and dry landscapes. Your pilot lands the plane so you can take a short bush walk topped off with a refreshing dip in a natural pool at Bell Gorge. 

Your pilot also shows you Horizontal Falls, which is known for its unusual rapid tidal movement. Next, check out the Thousand Islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago, and land at Cape Leveque for lunch and afternoon tea. Take in views of the red cliffs of Cape Leveque, and have time to hit the beach, and swim in the Indian Ocean.

Return to Broome via the coast, passing over Pender Bay, Beagle Bay, Carnot Bay, James Price Point, Willie Creek, and Cable Beach. Your tour ends with transfer to your hotel at the end of the day.

Windjana Gorge

Departing Broome, you head over the township of Broome passing Chinatown, Roebuck Bay and surrounds. Your flight path takes you over Malcolm Douglas Crocodile farm and the Broome Road before you head towards the open landscape of the Kimberley. As you fly past the millions of hectares of station land, rich in Aboriginal Heritage, your pilot will entertain you with stories and the history of the area, before entering the area known as the King Leopold Ranges on your descent into Windjana Gorge. The King Leopold Ranges extend for three hundred kilometres from Walcott Inlet in the West to approximately one hundred kilometres from Halls Creek in the East. The ranges consist of long, rugged, spinifex-covered ridges and escarpments. Mount Ord at nine hundred and forty seven metres above sea level and Mount Broome at nine hundred and thirty five metres are the highest peaks in the range. After landing at Windjana Gorge Airstrip you will take a short drive through the amazing Windjana Gorge where you will see a myriad of natural wildlife and view the amazing and ever present stares of Windjana’s most revered occupant, the Johnson River Crocodile. The walls of Windjana Gorge rise abruptly from the wide alluvial floodplain of the Lennard River, reaching approximately one hundred metres high in some places. The three and a half kilometre long gorge cuts through the limestone of the Napier Range, part of an ancient barrier reef which can also be seen at Geikie Gorge and Tunnel Creek National Parks.

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Bell Gorge

After an hour spent at Windjana you take to the skies again for a short flight over the King Leopold Range to the remote Silent Grove airstrip for another quick drive through the Kimberley outback, dotted with many native boab trees to Bell Gorge. Once at Bell Gorge there will be a short, steep one kilometre walk to the top of the waterfall. This walk is not for the faint hearted but is well worth it once you meet the refreshing pool that feeds the waterfall. Once at the top of the waterfall there is a chance for swimming, relaxing and amazing photo opportunities. For the daring, there is another one kilometre harsh walk to the base of the waterfall where an amazing fresh water pool is awaiting your arrival. ​ Once you are feeling relaxed and refreshed from your swim at Bell Gorge, you then take off for a another flight over the King Leopold Ranges into Mt Hart Station.

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat (under 3 yrs)
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund. Please dress appropriately for all weather conditions.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Horizontal Falls is a tidal phenomenon. Flight route may be reversed to suit tidal activity at the falls. Please ask when booking about its activity on the date of travel.
  • All bookings require a minimum of 4 passengers to be confirmed. Passengers not meeting the minimum will be waitlisted until numbers are met
  • A fee of 20% of the tour cost applies when cancelling 8-14days prior to tour departure date and a fee of 50% of the tour cost applies to any cancellation 1-7 days prior to departure date. No refund will apply to passengers cancelling later than 4pm the day prior to the tour departure. Cancellation of seats and refund on compassionate grounds will be at the discretion of Broome Aviation. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Credit cards may attract a surcharge of between 1-5%. Passengers deemed intoxicated will be refused entry onto the aircraft and no refund provided.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Operated by Broome Aviation

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 2 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Any changes made less than 6 full days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • For a 50% refund, you must cancel 3–6 full days before the experience’s start time.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:Are there any age restrictions on the Gorgeous Gorges Tour - Windjana & Bell Gorge, Mt Hart, Cape Leveque?

A:No, we cater to all ages. Infants and children under 3 years of age will be seated on a guardian's lap with an infant/child seatbelt restraint.

Feb 2021

Q:Are pregnant women allowed to fly on the Gorgeous Gorges Tour - Windjana & Bell Gorge, Mt Hart, Cape Leveque?

A:Yes, pregnant women are allowed to fly up until 28 weeks. After this, they will need to obtain a doctor's certificate stating they are fit to fly.

Feb 2021

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