El Questro Wilderness Park

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El Questro Gorge waterfall

El Questro Wilderness Park is a privately owned Wilderness park that was previously a cattle station located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

The park is located 110 kilometres (68 mi) West of Kununurra and can be accessed by the Gibb River Road.

The park encompasses an area of over 1,000,000 acres (4,047 km2) that extends some 80 kilometres (50 mi) into the heart of the Kimberley.[1]

The station was first established in 1903.[2] The English aristocrat, Will Burrell, bought the cattle station in 1991 and developed into a wilderness park tourist destination.[3] The park still runs 8,000 head of cattle on the property.

There are 3 resorts in El Questro: Emma Gorge (offering safari cabins), The Station (bungalows and camping) and The Homestead (luxury rooms and suites) - all operated by Delaware North.

In 2012 the leasee is GPT Funds Management Pty Ltd, El Questro is operating under the Crown Lease number CL207-1984 and has the Land Act number LA3114/1180.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discover West - El Questro Gibb River Road". 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  2. ^ "Sydney Morning Herald - Travel -Kimberley, I hardly know you". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2008-02-16. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  3. ^ Hochman, David (2002-03-10). "New York Times Travel - A World Apart, in the Outback". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 

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