Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group

Unexplored Australia: Kununurra, Bungle Bungle & Arnhem Land (10 days)

Zegrahm Expeditions

Darwin, Australia To Darwin, Australia

Valid for Departures: 08 May 2018 - 17 May 2018

Unexplored Australia: Kununurra, Bungle Bungle & Arnhem Land (10 days)


Day 1
08 May 2018
Darwin, Australia
None None

Board your independent flight to Australia, crossing the International Date Line en route.

Day 2
09 May 2018
Darwin, Australia
None None

Lose a day crossing the International Date Line.

Day 3
10 May 2018
Darwin, Australia
Hilton Darwin Dinner

Arrive in Darwin—a land of paper barks, gum trees, wallabies, and crocodiles. Gather at the Hilton Darwin this evening for a welcome dinner and overnight.

Day 4
11 May 2018
Kununurra, Australia
Lake Argyle Resort Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Depart early this morning for our short flight to Kununurra. After lunch at a local restaurant, continue to Mirima (Hidden Valley) National Park located on the outskirts of town. This park features 300-million-year-old sandstone cliffs and is home to a large variety of birds, reptiles, wallabies, bats, dingoes, and echidnas. Check in to the Lake Argyle Resort for dinner and overnight.

Day 5
12 May 2018
Kununurra, Australia
Kununurra Country Club Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, take a cruise on Lake Argyle. Enjoy great scenery and unique wildlife, and make a stop on one of the many islands for a swim in the pristine waters of Australia’s largest man-made, freshwater lake. After lunch on board, transfer via the Ord River dam to speedboat for an exhilarating cruise back to Kununurra. Enjoy afternoon tea by the river before checking in to the Kununurra Country Club for dinner and overnight.

Day 6
13 May 2018
Kununurra, Australia
Kununurra Country Club Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Take a scenic flight over the Bungle Bungle, Ord River, Lake Argyle, and Carr Boyd Ranges. An area of awe-inspiring beauty, the Bungle Bungle is characterized by its beehive-shaped, sandstone domes featuring spectacular horizontal orange and gray bands. Although these strange domes have always been known locally, they only came to the attention of the general public in 1983, and the area was declared a national park in 1987. Land at a remote airstrip and board 4x4 vehicles for a scenic drive through the park. A short hike among the region’s iconic beehives and deep gorges brings you to Cathedral Gorge, a huge amphitheater of red rock with a freshwater pool in the middle. Enjoy a picnic lunch, then retrace your steps and board our plane for the flight back to Kununurra.

Day 7
14 May 2018
Kununurra, Australia
Darwin, Australia
Hilton Darwin Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, begin at the lookout of one of Kununurra’s landmarks, Kelly’s Knob. There you will receive an introduction to Miriwoong country followed by a visit to the Mirima Dawang Woorlab-gerring Language and Culture Centre (MDWg). The MDWg team will introduce aspects of the Miriwoong language and elaborate on the center’s mission to revitalize and preserve traditional language and culture. You will learn some of the basics of an intriguingly complex Aboriginal language as well as obtain insight into Miriwoong culture, such as family structure and avoidance protocol. There will also the opportunity to mingle with Miriwoong people over a morning tea break. Then transfer to the airport for our short flight to Darwin, and transfer to the Hilton Darwin for dinner and overnight.

Day 8
15 May 2018
Darwin, Australia
Arnhem Land, Australia
Davidson’s Arnhemland Safari Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning board small, charter planes for your scenic flight to the remote Davidson’s Arnhemland Safari Lodge, nestled against the dramatic Arnhem Land Escarpment, your home for two nights. Spend the afternoon exploring this landscape of rugged ranges fringed by billabongs, flood plains, paper bark swamps, and monsoonal rainforests. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 9
16 May 2018
Arnhem Land, Australia
Davidson’s Arnhemland Safari Lodge Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Cruise along billabongs and through wetlands to view waterbirds, tropical plants, and crocodiles basking on the riverbank. Hike through the pristine wilderness of Mt. Borradaile to discover Aboriginal rock art depicting thousands of years of inhabitance, and more recent contact with other cultures.

Day 10
17 May 2018
Arnhem Land, Australia
Darwin, Australia
None Breakfast

Enjoy a morning excursion to search for wildlife and Aboriginal art, before our flight for Darwin. Board your independent homeward flight, arriving in the USA the same day; or, join our group on Australia's Kimberley: A Voyage to the Outback.

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Tour Features


  • Adventure
  • Air & Helicopter Tours
  • Cruises & Water Tours
  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife & Nature


• Take a flightseeing trip over Purnulu National Park (Bungle Bungle), a magnificent 3,000 square-kilometer park, with beehive-shaped sandstone domes featuring spectacular horizontal orange and gray bands, then explore the park on foot as you trek towards beautiful Cathedral Gorge.

• Take a cruise on Lake Argyle to search for rock wallabies, freshwater crocodiles, and a wealth of birdlife.

• Spend two nights at Davidson’s Arnhem Land Safari Lodge, nestled against rugged mountain ranges, fringed by billabongs, flood plains, paper bark swamps, and monsoon rainforests.

About Us

With over 25 years in expedition travel, Seattle-based Zegrahm Expeditions Inc. is a leading adventure travel company specializing in small-ship expedition cruises, tours, and safaris to remote and intriguing destinations around the world. Led by expert guides and lecturers, Zegrahm itineraries are carefully crafted and all-inclusive, feature deluxe accommodations, and operate in all seven continents.

Insider Tip

Virtually everything is included: gratuities, transfers, group hotels, wine and beer with lunch and dinner, and a variety of excursions including snorkeling and birding.

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