Join an On The Verandah Kimberley workshop and experience life on a remote cattle station, get to know the owners and live the way they live. Workshop learning is interspersed with unique activities that you won't find in tourism brochures.
- Depart from Kununurra
- We offer just a handful of experiences each year
- Small groups - 7 - 10 guests per trip
- Bespoke experiences, insider access
- A lifetime of memories
Our adventures include:
- Workshops in Art, Writing or Photography with professional tutors.
- Women-only horse riding adventures
- Vast spaces, endless natural beauty, wildlife and adventure.
- Unique accommodation
- Explore creeks, rivers, wetlands and fish for barramundi
- Healthy home-cooked meals
- Aboriginal culture and art
- Be amazed by the Kimberley night sky
- Swim in pristine waterholes
- Champagne sunsets beneath thousand year old boab trees
Where will you be based?
You will be based at Digger's Rest Station in the east Kimberley, about 2 hours from Kununurra. You'll travel in comfort, venturing "off the beaten track" into wilderness areas not open to the public. You'll explore deep into the landscape, have unique experiences and meet colourful characters. You'll have your own comfortable Bush Hut or shared Bunkhouse room to retreat to each evening and enjoy a two night camp.
Join our 5th Kimberley workshop with Judith White and enjoy tuition by Judith in the bush studio and at various field locations interspersed with additional activities, encounters and a 2 night camp out. On the final night it's canapés and champagne and an informal exhibition of work created by the group.
As well as art sessions at various scenic locations, enjoy complimentary welcome champagne, the opportunity to fish for barramundi, aboriginal art site, hikes, a two night camp, billabong swims, exhibition, party. (Champagne sunset horse rides are available for experienced riders, for an additional charge.)
May 11 - 17, 2019.
A 7 day Adventure for photographers of all levels. Bewley Shaylor is a professional photographer, photography teacher and filmmaker. He will help you with camera technique, guide you through digital editing, helping you to get the best out of your camera gear and create stunning images.
The itinerary includes complimentary welcome champagne, time to fish for barramundi, visit aboriginal art, meet the locals, hike, billabong swim, final night party. (Champagne sunset horse rides are available for experienced riders for an additional charge.)
May 1 - 7, 2019
Enjoy tuition over 5 days in numerous locations plus many additional activities over 7 days. Develop and enrich your writing practice as you actively engage with the Kimberley landscape, the lifestyle and with the characters you’ll meet.
What other activities are included?
Barramundi fishing, champagne sunsets, campfire singalong, headlamp hike, crocodile spotting, birdwatching, Ramsar wetland visit, aboriginal rock art.
August 8 - 14, 2019
Imagine a week of riding steady and willing horses under wide Kimberley skies? Over remote, wild and ancient Kimberley plains, along dusty stock routes and riverbanks beneath the arching branches of a thousand year old boab tree? And how about pulling up beside cool waterholes for lunch and a swim? Add a dash of wine, fun and plenty of adventure.
Come with us, bring mates or come on your own. Set your own pace from a fun, fully optional itinerary.