Nestled within the Kimberley’s vast and ancient landscape and hidden amongst burnt-orange cliffs and lush, green lawns sits El Questro Homestead, a pocket of luxurious exclusivity where you’re encouraged to make yourself at home.
This ten-suite hideaway is surrounded by avenues of frangipani trees and, once inside, offers chic yet cosy and comfortable interiors where bedrooms are cantilevered over the still and tranquil Chamberlain River.
Each day at the Homestead is likely to start with birdsong and end with a locally sourced three-course dinner, and matched wines, under a blanket of stars. During a stay at the Homestead guests are offered complimentary excursions, allowing for a fully immersive Kimberley experience.
With almost 700,000 acres to explore, the Homestead’s surrounding landscape is dramatic and expansive with something to offer everyone from adventurous explorers down to novice hikers and first-time four-wheel drivers.
The Chamberlain Suite
El Questro Homestead’s most luxurious suite is perched atop the Chamberlain Gorge and, from the suite’s wrap around veranda, offers awe-inspiring views from which to enjoy sunset and sunrise.
From the suite’s outdoor relaxing lounge and dining area you can rest and reminisce about your day before bathing in the private double deluxe bath overlooking the Chamberlain Gorge and enjoy a drink before dinner.
Cliff Side Retreats
The freestanding Cliff Side Retreats are situated at the edge of a sheer escarpment overlooking the wild and natural beauty of the Kimberley.
Uninterrupted views of the Chamberlain Gorge can be enjoyed from your luxurious feather topped bed. Secluded by high stone garden walls your privacy is assured as you enjoy the free-standing outdoor bath.
Gorge View Rooms
These stylish and modern rooms feature private decks overlooking the spectacular Chamberlain Gorge. Watch the sunrise with a morning cup of coffee before getting ready for another adventure-filled day or relax at the end of the day in the private al fresco stone bathtub cantilevered, again with views over the Gorge.
Homestead rooms offer private verandas overlooking the contrast of the lush gardens and the rich red expanse beyond. With lounge furniture from which to relax and unwind at the end of the day, watch the sunset before heading to the evening drinks, canapes and dinner under the stars.
Dining at the Homestead
Dining at El Questro Homestead is an inclusive part of your stay with us and is an extension of your Kimberley experience with menus inspired by the richness of the produce of the Ord River Valley.
Guests enjoy breakfast on the wide, sweeping veranda with uninterrupted views to the Chamberlain Gorge as they watch the morning sun warm the surrounding ranges with a soft pink glow.
Lunch is served at communal dining table under a shady awning as guests swap tales of their morning adventures and enjoy a chilled glass of Western Australian white wine.
Dinner is hosted under the stars on a private table with your loved one or friends. You may choose to dine at one of our private locations *surcharge applies. The modern Australian menu, changes daily and showcases local, seasonal produce.
Imagine yourself and an intimate party of your closest friends, family or colleagues escaping to your own private and all-inclusive Homestead. During specified periods through the season, El Questro Homestead can be your own private home away from home, indulging yourselves by having this luxury lodge all to yourself.
Set up high in the heart of the Kimberley, overlooking the Chamberlain River, make yourself at home in our premium suites with all the luxuries and amenities you could ever need at your fingertips and exclusively yours, from an outdoor stone bath to a self-service bar.
With an extensive knowledge and passion, our Executive Chef will create a gourmet daily menu for you using the best organic and local produce to enjoy in one of your outdoor dining spaces.
Bond and create memories over private tours and activities from exclusive use of Zebedee Springs to a sunset trip to Buddy’s Point.
Our talented and dedicated staff provide the very best service and will tailor your menus, tours and activities to suit your personal tastes ensuring your stay is both pleasurable and memorable.
Exclusive use of the Homestead is an experience everyone should have at least once in their life time. Exclusive use availability and rates are available upon request.
A stay at the Homestead would be incomplete without heading out into its surrounding outback to explore the extraordinary beauty of this unique part of the world.
El Questro is awash with more than 700,000 acres of rugged ranges, towering gorges, crystal clear waters, breathtaking sunsets and, of course, the ancient Boab tree and it’s all there on the Homestead’s doorstep.
We want our guests to feel fully immersed in everything this extraordinary pocket of Australia has to offer, which is why the Homestead runs complimentary, and exclusive experiences for all guests.
Facilitated by El Questro’s knowledgeable and enthusiastic rangers, Homestead experiences are always tailored, and customised, to guests’ individual preferences, all that’s required is choosing how to best explore El Questro — by helicopter, 4WD, boat or on foot.
Our Homestead experiences include boating out onto crystal clear waters and taking a cruise through sun-lit gorges, stopping only to feed the local fish, or joining your guide in a 4WD Safari vehicle for a history, nature and wildlife tour.
Separate from the complimentary experiences, one can see El Questro from a different perspective by heading into the Kimberley sky and taking a Homestead helicopter tour to untouched and unexplored areas of the property.
We run a number of different helicopter experiences where you’ll soar over vast lush rainforests and between sunlit cliffs before landing next to remote water holes and cascading waterfalls before enjoying a swim and gourmet picnic before heading home.
Alternatively, enjoy the sights from a scenic airplane flight to iconic Kimberley locations further afield. With so many experiences to choose from the only decision Homestead guests need to make is which one to do first.
Boating through El Questro’s Gorges
Take a cruise along the Chamberlain River. For something even more spectacular, the Explosion Gorge and Branko’s Lookout tour is a great way to experience the outback, finishing with incredible views and bubbly; the perfect end to a memorable day.
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Learn about the pioneers of El Questro, take in the incredible views from up high on a lookout and discover the area’s flora and fauna. For bird enthusiasts start your day with an early morning bird watching tour with one of our expert Rangers
A Touch of Romance
Exclusive use of Zebedee Springs is offered to Homestead guests every afternoon. Walk through dense tropical vegetation to a series of thermal pools and small waterfalls – the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate after a busy day.
For an unparalleled romantic excursion unreachable by road or by walking, fly by helicopter to the incredible Miri Miri Falls.
El Questro from the air
To truly experience the magic of El Questro, take it all in from the air on a scenic helicopter flight or 4WD adventure to an incredible vantage point with a view like no other.
For the Adventurous
For those up for a more strenuous adventure, enjoy spectacular guided gorge walks, horse riding and hidden waterfalls, caves and springs by helicopter.
Catch an Elusive Barramundi
A 4WD journey to board a remotely moored boat to fish for Barramundi, along with other fish species. Pricing is available upon request and can accommodate a maximum of 4 guests.
Bungle Bungles from the air
Surrounding El Questro are some of Australia’s most renowned natural wonders, which you can see from the air, including the Bungle Bungle Range, Mitchell Falls, Lake Argyle and the Kimberley Coast.