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The Homestead is the epitome of luxury in the Kimberley wilderness. Surrounding The Homestead, a rich green lawn sweeps down to a pool overlooking the stunning Chamberlain Gorge. This is the luxury base for guests to explore the diverse Kimberley landscape – some of it untouched - with personalized and intimate tours. Soak in the Zebedee Thermal Springs, cruise private gorges, rivers and waterfalls, explore from the air, horseride or hike the terrain on foot. The Homestead is renowned for serving gourmet cuisine in dramatic locations – an intimate dinner beneath the stars, or over a waterfall. 

At El Questro Homestead, you'll enjoy luxury accommodation contrasted by the rugged Kimberley landscape. The newest freestanding suites built in 2012, The Cliff Side Retreats are situated at the edge of a sheer escarpment, overlooking the spectacular wilderness and gorge below. At El Questro Homestead, guests are immersed in luxury, juxtaposed by a backdrop of rugged Kimberley landscape. The Homestead is an exclusive retreat perched atop the magnificent Chamberlain Gorge.

A maximum of 18 guests in 9 rooms, suites and retreats.

Guest privacy is assured and friendly staff provide the highest standards of service and cuisine.  With interiors featuring modern pieces set against rustic authentic Australian furnishings, the Homestead is the ideal place to fully appreciate the untamed beauty of the Kimberley.

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, the Homestead has just 9 chic rooms and suites, catering for a maximum of 18 guests at a time.

Accommodation Overview:

• 9 double king bedrooms (2 king single beds by arrangement)

• AESOP bath products

• Bose Wave™ Sound System with CD Player and iPod Connectivity in room

• Air-conditioning

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens

Chamberlain Suite

Perched atop the Chamberlain Gorge, the Chamberlain Suite offers sublime panoramic views and features a wrap-around veranda with floor to ceiling windows to enjoy the magnificent sunset.

Cliff Side Retreat

The three new freestanding Cliff Side Retreats are situated at the edge of a sheer escarpment, overlooking the spectacular wilderness with uninterrupted views of the Chamberlain River.

Gorge View Room

Gorge View Rooms are perched above the Chamberlain River and feature a private deck with lounge furniture overlooking the gorge, allowing guests to relax in total privacy. 

Homestead Room

Homestead Rooms feature modern bathrooms and furnishings. Each room has a private veranda overlooking the resort gardens with lounge furniture to relax and unwind in at the end of the day. 

Discover the Kimberley

The Homestead offers a wide range of complimentary excursions that provide opportunities to fully immerse yourself in the natural attractions of the Kimberley wilderness. Exclusive tours include a Private Chamberlain Gorge Cruise, a relaxing afternoon in the Zebedee Thermal Springs and many more. The majority of experiences are exclusive to homestead guests and offer the best of small group touring.

El Questro’s enthusiastic Rangers are adept at personalizing your experience to your individual tastes. The staff will tailor a customized itinerary to ensure each guest samples the best of El Questro and the Kimberley whilst still leaving time to take in the serenity of the Homestead.

Some of the Homestead’s complimentary activities:

Private Chamberlain Cruise

Boating through the Chamberlain Gorge is a must. An El Questro ranger will take you on a private cruise of this 3 km fresh waterhole in the Homestead’s private “dinghy”. Enjoy the diverse flora and fauna; resident Rock Wallabies, Johnston Crocodiles and the always cheeky Archer Fish are familiar inhabitants of the gorge.Try your hand at fly fishing!

Zebedee Thermal Springs

Exclusive use of Zebedee Springs is offered to Homestead guests every afternoon. Let an El Questro Ranger drive you in style to the most romantic of hideaways. Take a short walk through dense, tropical vegetation to a series of thermal pools and small waterfalls. Set amongst a backdrop of sheer cliffs and Livistonia palms, Zebedee Springs is a magical place to relax and rejuvenate after a busy day.

Bird Watching Tour

Join an El Questro Ranger on an early morning excursion to bird watching sites near the Homestead. The variety of ecosystems in the park attracts 100 different bird species including Pheasant Coucols, dancing Brolgas and even the once near extinct Gouldian Finch. Take part in the friendly competition to see who can spot the most birds from the list. Binoculars and field guide are provided.

Miri Miri Waterfall

Fly by Helicopter to a remote corner of the Wilderness Park where you will find Miri Miri, a spring-fed waterfall cascading over a 50m drop. A somewhat steep walk will reward you with your own private soak in this incredible spot.

Explosion Gorge and Branco’s Lookout

The tour starts with an informative 4-wheel drive journey in a Safari vehicle, a great way to experience true 4-wheel driving in the outback. Enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife of the Kimberly region.


El Questro Homestead is situated in the East Kimberley, 110 kilometers west of Kununurra by road, 58 kilometers on the sealed Great Northern Highway towards Wyndham.

Kununurra to El Questro Homestead

Scheduled Road Transfers operate 7 days a week

Departing Kununurra (must be pre booked): 10.30am and 2.30pm

Departing El Questro Homestead: 7.45am and 11.45am

Approximate travel times: El Questro Homestead – Kununurra 2 hours

*Times are subject to change without notice, according to airline schedules.


Arrive in style with one of the many air transfer options. Whether an exhilarating R44 Helicopter or the spacious Jet or Long Rangers or the scenic routes provided by a fleet of small airplane, travelling through the Kimberley by small air craft provides unparalleled views of the wild country below.

Regular flights are available from all major Australian capital cities to Kununurra via Darwin, Broome and Perth with Qantas, Air North or Virgin Australia. Guests travelling from the Eastern States are encouraged to fly through Darwin as opposed to Perth. This enables arrival in time for lunch at El Questro Homestead.

Aeroplane charters are available directly to the El Questro airstrips from Kununurra, Darwin, Broome, Uluru and Alice Springs. Private VIP jet service is also available from Sydney, Melbourne and Perth direct to Kununurra. Helicopter charters and scenic aeroplane flights over the Bungle Bungles are available from Kununurra finishing at the Homestead.


Magic of the Kimberly Awaits
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