Full-Day Tour Mitchell Plateau | Little Mertens Falls | Mertens Gorge | Mitchell Falls | Kuri Bay | Montgomery Reef | Horizontal Waterfalls
Adult $2040 | Child $1940 | Family (2 Adult & 2 Children) $7890
Departing Broome, we track North across King Sound, home to Australia’s largest tides, and fly over Walcott Inlet, the rarely seen Harding Range, and the Prince Regent River, before landing at Mitchell Plateau airstrip. On arrival, you will be met by your tour guide from Kingfisher Tours. After a quick meet and greet, experience driving along one of the most remote Kimberley tracks in your comfortably airconditioned 4WD through the vast ancient Livistona Palm forest to the Mertens campground (Ranger Base) and the start of the 4.5km Punamii-input Hiking Trail. Guided by your tour guide, enjoy a 4km cultural walk traveling past majestic waterfalls, spell-binding gorges, Aboriginal rock art, and sites of cultural significance to the Wunambal people with swimming opportunities. Admire the unforgettable view of Mitchell Falls whilst you enjoy a packed lunch, rest and rejuvenate. After exploring the falls, a refreshing swim, and many photo opportunities, enjoy an exhilarating helicopter scenic flight with HeliSpirit over the majestic Mitchell Falls and Mertens Gorge and be transferred back to the Range Base for the drive back to Mitchell Plateau airstrip. After arriving back at the airfield, enjoy some well-earned refreshments before the homeward flight. On the homeward flight, we track the coastline past Kuri Bay, home to the Paspaley Pearl Farm and the beautiful Montgomery Reef. Fly over Horizontal Waterfalls described by Sir David Attenborough as the 8th Natural Wonder of the World. Marvel at the stunning Buccaneer Archipelago and its 1,000 islands and the stunning northern tip of the Dampier Peninsula, Cape Leveque. Coastal return flight along the bays and beaches of the Dampier Peninsula with views of Beagle Bay, James Price Point, Willie Creek Pearl Farm, and world-famous Cable Beach as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean.
PLEASE NOTE: The 4km walk from Punamii-unpuu camp site to the Mitchell Falls will be the highlight of your visit, we allow 2 hours to complete the hike. The terrain on this walking trail can be difficult (Class 5 graded walk) and requires a high level of fitness. Care should be taken due to uneven surfaces, water crossings, cliffs and gorges. For any guests who are unable to complete the walk or cancel on the day will not receive a refund and will be liable for any additional costs incurred. Please also note that should the Mitchell Falls cease to flow we may suspend the remainder of the Mitchell Falls tour season schedule. Horizontal Waterfalls is a natural phenomenon which is tide dependant with variable flow. We cannot guarantee the amount or level of water flowing through the Horizontal Waterfalls when overflying due to the structured tour schedule.
Duration: Full-Day Tour (approx. 12 hours)
Flight Time: 5.6 Hours
Departure: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday