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The Berkeley River Lodge
Why we like it
- True remote luxury - only accessible by air or sea
- Breathtaking wilderness landscapes by river cruise or helicopter flight
- Enjoy barefoot luxury on secluded white sand beaches
- Swim in crystal clear pools beneath thundering waterfalls.
- Chase the mighty barra in the remotest fishing spots.
- Explore rugged river gorges and some of the most ancient wonders of the Kimberley
Take to the skies in their luxurious Bell 407 helicopter to discover natural treasures hidden deep within one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth.
First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.
- GD, Windermere
Twenty luxury villas are perfectly positioned along a 65-metre-high dune to command 180-degree panoramas sweeping from Joseph Bonaparte Gulf to Reveley Island, or from the mouth of the Berkeley River to its rugged red gorges beyond.
Your air-conditioned private retreat features a king sized bed and open-air en suite, complete with dual vanities and a free-standing bath tub for bathing in the Kimberley moonlight. And beyond the dramatic glass frontage, the occasional seating and daybed on your deck beckons you to laze away an afternoon.
The Berkeley River main lodge is designed to blend contemporary architecture into the unique Kimberley coast environment, the main lodge is just a short stroll from your villa. Here, you can cool off or work out in the 20-metre lap pool; lounge with a book or magazine from the lodge library; dine on the freshest fine local produce; or talk business in our small conference centre.
Best time to be there
All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs), humid temperate (Brisbane and Sydney), cool temperate (Melbourne and Hobart) and Mediterranean (Perth and Adelaide).
Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Darwin (British Airways/Qantas/Emirates/Etihad Airways)
17-21 hours 30 minutes, one refuelling stop
GMT +8 - +10 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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