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El Questro

El Questro

"The heart of the Kimberly, characterised by stunning beauty and thrilling adventure."

Rich with wildlife, defined by rugged ranges, deeply defined gorges, and a perfectly serene river body. Western Australia’s East Kimberly Region has so much to offer, surrounded by untamed natural beauty. Immerse yourself with mesmerising mountains, thermal springs, mud and salt-flats, luscious rainforest and spectacular waterfalls. Hike through ancient gorges and be welcomed to stunning waterfalls at the end, fish for barramundi in remote locations only accessible via helicopter. El Questro is defined by unique and memorable experiences, introducing you to a world left to be discovered.

Location:This remote location can be accessed via self-driving, scheduled transfers and air transfers. The most direct way is through the town of Kununurra, El Questro is 110km west on mostly sealed roads and partially gravel. This journey is regarded as one of the great Australian 4WD tracks.
Perfect for:Family, friends and romantic escapes!
Why we love it:Set on a million acre Wilderness Park boasting some of the best of the Kimberley’s sandstone gorges and jagged red cliffs.
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+61 2 8270 4850,
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Overview
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El Questro extends over 700,000 acres of vast terrain, located in the East Kimberly. Made up of a beautiful mix of rugged sandstone ranges, broad tidal flats, thermal springs, rich rainforest pockets, and waterfalls. El Questro is a very special place and perfect for those with a sense of adventure, with most of the region left unexplored. Whether you choose to explore the area by air, land, horse or water, you’ll be immersed in a rich abundance of natural, native and ancient flora and fauna.

Named in 1958 by Torrance McMicking, the name El Questro still remains a mystery to all, with suggestions floating around. The mystery surrounding the name only adds to the magic of El Questro.

The guides and ranges are members of the Savannah Guide Network, all equipped with extensive knowledge and passion on all things El Questro and Kimberly. They are highly professional with a strong desire to share their enthusiasm and love for this remarkable region.

Please note, the Homestead caters to guest 15 years and above.

The Chamberlain Suite

Cantilevered over the edge of Chamberlain Gorge, this suite is the most luxurious. With Rustic Australian furnishing and a modern style. This suite offers panoramic views of the Kimberly Landscape through the floor-to-ceiling windows and wraparound veranda. Including an outdoor dining area as well as an indoor and outdoor deluxe bath for two.

Cliffside Retreats

The three freestanding Cliff Side Retreats sit at the edge of a sheer escarpment, offering uninterrupted views of the Kimberly and Chamberlain River. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer a majestic view of the surrounding environment and infuse the room with natural light. Enjoy an outdoor shower or free-standing bath with full privacy created by a high stone garden wall.

Gorge View Rooms

Gorge rooms are located above the stunning Chamberlain Gorge with mesmerising views. Spacious, modern and stylish rooms, with floor-to-ceiling windows to bestow spectacular Kimberly scenery. Sit back and relax in the outdoor lounge area before bathing in the indoor or outdoor stone bathtub, which is elegantly cantilevered over the gorge, proving to be an excellent place for spotting freshwater crocodiles just 20 metres below.

Homestead Rooms

Homestead Rooms are perfectly designed with your comfort at heart, enclosed with a modern en suite bathroom and stylish designed interior. Relax and unwind on your private veranda, whilst watching local wallaby and bird population.

 

  • Chamberlain Guided Cruises
  • Guided Barramundi 4WD Fishing Tour
  • Bush Culture & El Questro History Tour
  • Explosion Gorge & Branco’s Lookout at Sunset
  • Buddy’s Point Lookout Sunset Hire
  • Self-Guided Hikes
  • Scenic Flights
  • El Questro Sunset Tour
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Full Day Tours
  • Self-Guided 4WD Experiences
  • Airplane Tours
  • Half Day Tours
  • Horse Riding
  • Bird Watching

Dining at El Questro Homestead is an inclusive part of your stay and the Kimberly experience. Dishes are inspired by the fresh produce from the local Ord River Valley. Enjoy the fresh air and soft pink glow from the morning sunrise with breakfast on the sweeping veranda. Sit back and enjoy a chilled class of Western Australian White Wine whilst sharing tales of morning adventures during lunch at the communal dining table. You have the choice of having dinner under the stairs at the communal table or a private dining experience at one of the 3 locations overlooking the Gorge.

Indoor and outdoor shower
Complimentary WiFi in public areas
Complimentary in-room beverage selection
Small business centre
AESOP bath products
In room Bose WaveTM   sound system
Air-conditioning
Ceiling fan
Swimming pool
Tennis court
Self-serve bar
Valet laundry services