The style and standard of accommodation varies throughout our Extended Tour itineraries, ranging from outback station stays and ‘billion star’ camping to private wilderness camps and safari tents. On Kimberley Expeditions, we offer the choice of comfortable Camping or Camping Plus, on which we assist you to make the most of basic upgrades where available.
The accommodation we provide our travellers varies across each Tour Style:
While Wild Expeditions offer outback camping adventure tours, our travellers stay in a wide variety of accommodation, as illustrated in the gallery below. Chosen with tour style, location and budget in mind, we believe the overnight stay should add to the overall outback experience we aim to provide.
Travellers on our Kimberley Expeditions, can choose between Camping and Camping Plus accommodation options.
Those who choose the comfortable Camping option stay at our permanent camp sites or in portable tents (4-man tents used as twinshare so plenty of room!), with swags, linen and pillows provided. We charge no Single Supplement on this option yet those travelling alone are guaranteed a tent to themselves.*
Those who choose the Camping Plus option will also camp on some nights – either in National Parks or at our permanent camp sites – but will enjoy a higher comfort level of affordable accommodation upgrades where available. These upgrades are situated close by the camp sites and can be arranged on request. Single supplements may apply.* Details are provided in the Accommodation tab, on each itinerary.
Whatever accommodation option is chosen our travellers get together in the evening to kick back and relax in comfortable camp chairs with back rests, usually around a crackling fire under a blanket of Kimberley stars. Chat with fellow travellers, reflect on the day’s experiences or find a stick to toast marshmallows!
Kimberley Wild is especially proud of our range of permanent camp sites, which includes:
Bungle Bungles Safari Camp, in the heart of Purnululu National Park – exclusive to travellers on our Kimberley Expeditions. While travellers on other camping tours are in the public camp ground or staying outside the park, our travellers enjoy the comfort and atmosphere of the only private camp in the National Park to boast views of the Bungles Massif. The camp features modern facilities, a covered dining deck with panoramic views and an open air campfire around which we can relax beneath a sparkling Kimberley night sky: chatting, star-gazing and sharing the adventure with like-minded travellers.
Exclusive to travellers on our Kimberley Expeditions, the unique Cygnet Bay Safari Camp is situated in the heart of the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm. The structured Safari Tents are built on raised platforms and feature twin beds with mattresses; shared ablutions are nearby. Not far away is the Pearl Farm complex where you can browse their pearl jewellery, retreat for a sunset drink, swim in the infinity pool overlooking the bay and grab a fresh morning latte.
Our seasonal camp sites at Mount Barnett and El Questro Station is built each year in a delightful part of the station grounds, set aside exclusively for your groups. These camps feature Tourer-style tents on raised platforms with twin stretcher beds. Simply arrive at camp, throw your bag in your tent and head off to explore.
* Note that due to capacity constraints, single tents cannot be guaranteed in the Bungle Bungles therefore any Single Supplement paid does NOT cover those nights. Single travellers of course will get first priority for a single tent in the Bungle Bungles when available (which, rest assured, is most of the time!).
Despite being designed as ‘no frills’ backpacker adventures, our Adventure Tours include a range of accommodation, with overnights stays chosen to reflect the tour style as well as the local area, and enhance the overall adventure experience. These include multi-share dorm-style rooms at popular backpacker properties, billion-star bush camping in National Parks and remote outback station stays.
Our special campsite at Yardie Creek Station, exclusive to our travellers, is a true highlight as our groups enjoy an afternoon and evening in our own space, in the company of local wildlife including kangaroos and emus.
Groups on our overland tours that travel to and from Darwin, enjoy a stay at our Katherine Explorer Camp, on the doorstep of Nitmiluk National Park. These Explorer Tents can be twinshare or quadshare, and feature twin beds with spring mattresses. The camp has shared facilities, including a screened, powered kitchen-dining area.
Throughout the Kimberley travellers on these tours enjoy getting back to basics and Bush Camping in some of the most beautiful National Parks in Western Australia. Up close and personal with nature, these groups pull together to produce a delicious outback dinner, kick back around a camp fire telling tall tales and then roll our swags out under the Kimberley night sky (tents optional) and spot shooting stars until we succumb to a well-earned sleep.