Friday, June 11, 2010

Extraordinary Taxi Ride Itinerary. Leg 10 Gibb River Road.

 For those that asked, below is our basic itinerary.I'll be following this post up with impressions and reflections of our wonderful time exploring the Gibb.It's an awesome part of the Kimberly region and Reg and I had a ball! Got lots to write about so keep visiting this site. But we can refer back to this post so we can keep track of when whatever happened.
Can't post photos yet as all on Reg's laptop and he's taken an extra 10 days touring around Western Australia.Lucky blighter.Me? Back at work already.

Sunday May 30th. Qantas flight Wellington to Melbourne.

Day 1.Mon. May 31st.
Qantas Melbourne to Perth.
Flying  Skywest Airlines Perth to Broome then on to Kununurra.
Overnight Kununurra Country Club Resort.

Day 2.Tues.June 1st.
Slingair flight to Mitchell Plateau.Transfer to Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge.
4WD to Little Mertens Falls and Mitchell Falls.
Hike to Mitchell Falls
Helicopter flight over  Mitchell Falls.
Overnight Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge.

Day 3 Wed. 2nd June.
Fly Slingair to El Questro Station.
Tour of El Questro Wilderness Park.
Overnight in El Questro Homestead.

Day 4 Thurs. 3rd June.
Filming with TVNZ.
Chamberlain Gorge Cruise.
Zebedee Springs walk and thermal pools.
Overnight El Questro Homestead.

Day 5 Fri. 4th June.
Filming with TVNZ.
4WD El Questro to Home Valley Station.
Bidoola Gorge trail and pool swim
Cockburn Range Sunset Tour.
Evening dining entertainment by Peter Brandy.
Campfire entertainment.
Overnight Home Valley Station.

Day 5 Sat. 5th June.
Filming with TVNZ.
Cattle muster.
4WD to Mt Elizabeth Station.
Overnight Mt Elizabeth Station.

Day 6  Sun. 6th June.
4WD to Mount Hart Homestead via Galvan's Gorge and Bell's Gorge.
Overnight Mount Hart Homestead.

Day 7 Mon.7th June.
4WD to Derby via Windjana Gorge and Tunnel Creek to Derby.
Overnight King Sound Hotel.

Day 8 Tues.8th June.
Local sites and Prison Boab Tree.
4WD to Broome.
Overnight Cable Beach Club Resort.

Day 9 Wed. 9th June.
Broome local sites.
Skywest flight to Perth.
Overnight Crowne Plaza .

Thurs.10th June.
Qantas Perth to Wellington via Sydney.



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