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Kimberley Coast Cruise

FROM $12,295

* FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, PAY NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT IN 2018, OR FLY FREE! *

With tumbling falls, fascinating reefs and gorges carved by majestic and powerful rivers, the Kimberley coast is simply spectacular. Cruise in luxury for 10 nights along the stunning coast.

  • DURATION 11 DAYS
  • TYPE LUXURY CRUISE JOURNEY
  • OPERATES 19 AUG 2017; VARIOUS DATES FROM JUL TO AUG 2018
  • DEPARTS Darwin

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrive Darwin, Embark Ship

Arrive in Darwin and be transferred to your boutique ship, the MS Caledonian Sky, for what promises to be an epic journey. Enjoy dinner on board as you set sail.(D)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 2 At sea

Become familiar with your small expedition ship and its outstanding facilities as you enjoy a full day at sea. (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 3 Koolama Bay, King George River and Falls

Wake up in Koolama Bay, named after a merchant ship bombed by the Japanese in World War II. Arriving at King George River, the highlight is sure to be King George Falls. The highest single drop falls in Western Australia, it plunges approximately 80 metres over a magnificent sandstone cliff. (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 4 Vansittart Bay, Jar Island

With your Expedition Team, walk across salt flats to view the wreckage of a US Air Force DC3 which crash landed on the beach during World War II. Later, visit Jar Island and discover the island’s Indigenous rock art gallery. See examples of the Kimberley’s mysterious Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years.(BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 5 Bigge Island

Off the coast of the Kimberley, approximately 6 kilometres from the mainland, Bigge Island is filled with fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities. The island is well known for its Indigenous Australian rock art, which was created by the Wunambal people. In caves throughout the island, you will be able to see paintings including examples of first contact art and Wandjina figures. (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 6 Prince Frederick Harbour, Hunter River, Mitchell Falls

Arrive at Prince Frederick Harbour, home to soaring red cliffs and mangroves. With its extreme tidal system and pristine ecosystem, there is an incredible range of wildlife to discover here including saltwater crocodiles, mudskippers and birds. Explore the Hunter River and visit Naturalist Island where an optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls departs (additional expense). (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 7 Careening Bay, Prince Regent Reserve, St George’s Basin

Visit Careening Bay, the home of the Mermaid boab tree, and where Phillip Parker King was forced to beach his damaged ship HMC Mermaid in 1820. You’ll explore Prince Regent Nature Reserve, a protected area, and cruise St George’s Basin. (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 8 Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay, Raft Point

Embark on an unforgettable adventure today as the magnificent Montgomery Reef ‘rises’ out of the ocean as the tidal waters cascade down into the surrounding channels. Board your Zodiac to experience this natural phenomenon up close and discover the reef’s diverse marine life. Cruise through Doubtful Bay, an amazing location for whale watching during the season. Then travel ashore at Raft Point to visit a Wandjina art site with a local guide.(BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 9 Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls

Embark on an unforgettable adventure today as the magnificent Montgomery Reef ‘rises’ out of the ocean as the tidal waters cascade down into the surrounding channels. Board your Zodiac to experience this natural phenomenon up close and discover the reef’s diverse marine life. Cruise through Doubtful Bay and land at Raft Point to visit an ancient Wandjina rock art site with a local guide. (BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 10 Buccaneer Archipelago, Adele Island

Cruise the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago, home to more than 800 islands and then arrive at Adele Island and explore this important location for breeding seabirds. Savour a Farewell Dinner this evening.(BLD)
Stay:MS Caledonian Sky

DAY 11 Disembark Cruise, Depart Broome

After breakfast, be transferred to either Broome Airport or your Broome hotel. (B)

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