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Kimberley Coast Explorer Cruise with Broome and Darwin Stays - 17 Day Package
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Kimberley Coast Explorer Cruise with Broome and Darwin Stays - 17 Day Package

11 Day Kimberley Coast expedition cruise with 3 days in Broome and 3 days in Darwin to explore the towns with flights and accommodation.


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About this deal

Experience a Kimberley Coast Explorer Cruise from Broome to Darwin as well as 3 days in Darwin and Broome to explore the towns. Discover the wonder of expedition cruising to some of the most remote lands of the Kimberley as well as included shore excursions to Jar Island, Vanisttart Bay and Horizontal Falls among others. This is truly an experience of a lifetime.

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Features

  • 11 Day Kimberley Coast Expedition Cruise
  • Broome Hotel
  • Darwin Hotel
  • Flights
  • Broome Coach Tour
  • Darwin Coach Tour
  • Transfers
  • Bonus Vouchers


Highlights

Your Holiday Includes:

•    All Flights (home to Broome & Darwin home, pricing options below)
•    3 Nights Accommodation in Broome
•    3 Nights Accommodation in Darwin
•    All meals onboard Coral Expeditions I, Complimentary soda fountain soft drinks, tea and barista style coffee available 24 hours a day, use of lounges 
•    Broome Town Tour
•    Darwin City Tour
•    Transfers from the airport to your hotel & hotel to airport transfers
•    DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
 ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants and attractions in Western Australia & the Northern Territory)

Package Prices:

Prices include all flights and package costs depend on your departure city.

Package without flights from $9276 per person
Departing ex Sydney from $9854 per person
Departing ex Melbourne from $9854 per person
Departing ex Brisbane from $9834 per person
Departing ex Perth from $9674 per person
Departing ex Adelaide from $9870 per person

Single Supplement from $5370 extra per person.

Prices vary depending on your date of travel, please book well in advance to get the best deal. 

Ask about flights from other locations.

Ask about other Coral Expeditions vessels.

 

2018/2019 Travel Dates:

Travel in September 2018 or from March 2019 through to October 2019. Choose the best date to suit you.
Please book in advance to get these seasonal special prices.

 

Highlights

Darwin, Kimberley Cruise, King George Sound, Vansittart Bay, Jar Island, Hathaway's Hideaway, Mitchell Falls, Bigge Island, Careening Bay, Prince Regent River, King Cascades, Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay, Raft Point, Ruby Falls, Horizontal Falls, Buccaneer Archipelago, Lacepede Islands, Broome, Cable Beach, Gantheaume Point, The Japanese Cemetery, Town Beach, Sun Pictures, Matso's Brewery  Pearling Masters High Tea, Arafura Sea, Timor Sea, Cullen Bay Marina, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, Mitchell Street restaurants and cafes, World War II Oil Storage Tunnels, Cyclone Tracy Museum, Charles Darwin National Park, Fannie Bay, USS Peary Memorial, Darwin Botanic Gardens, NT Parliament House, The Esplanade, Darwin Convention Centre, Lyons Cottage, East Point Reserve, Lake Alexander, Cavanagh Street (old China Town), Kimberley


Details

DAY 1 Fly to Broome

Fly to Broome and get transferred to your central Broome hotel.

Airport Transfer, Overnight Broome Accommodation. 

 

DAY 2 Broome Coach Tour

Enjoy a 2.5 hour Broome township tour this morning with hotel pick up and experienced local guides. Discover Cable Beach, Gantheaume Point, the Japanese Cemetery, Town Beach, Sun Pictures, Matso’s Brewery and a Pearling Masters High Tea.

Broome Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick up, Pearling Masters High Tea, Overnight Broome Accommodation

 

DAY 3 Explore Broome 
The historic, vibrant and cosmopolitan town of Broome lies under perpetually sunny skies, the town has a proud pearling history and has many attractions exhibiting it including the emotive Japanese Cemetery which houses the remains of perished Japanese pearl divers, other attractions include the Courthouse Markets and Matso's Brewery.

Explore Broome at your own pace and discover everything the town has to offer.

Overnight Broome Accommodation. 
 

DAY 4 Board the Coral Expeditions I

Board your ship at 4.30pm for planned 6.00pm departure with fellow travellers and friendly Coral Expeditions’ crew and enjoy the Captain’s welcome drinks. The sundeck is the place to be for stunning views as we cruise north towards Cape Leveque.

Captain's Welcome Drinks, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation onboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 5 Lacapede Islands 

Explore Pender Bay and subject to weather and tides, visit the Lacepede Islands, a series of low islands consisting of coarse sand and coral rubble lying atop a platform reef. This nature reserve has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area as it supports up to 18,000 breeding pairs of Brown Boobies and Roseate Terns, possibly the largest such population in the world. Board the Zodiacs and explore the island’s lagoon, keeping an eye out for many species of marine birdlife including Australian Pelicans, frigate birds, egrets, gulls and terns. The islands are also renowned as Western Australia’s most significant breeding grounds for the Green Turtle.

Breakfast, Lunch, Zodiac Excursion, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard Coral Expeditions I.
 

DAY 6 Horizontal Falls & Buccaneer Archipelago

Travel ashore to Hidden Island for a walk on the fine white sands of Silica Beach. Cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago, home to over 800 islands & in Talbot Bay the region’s 12 metre tides create an amazing spectacle, the unique Horizontal Falls, described by legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough as “one of the greatest natural wonders in the world”. The amazing power of the falls is revealed when the region’s 12 metre tides turn, forcing millions of litres of water to rush through the narrow gaps between cliffs. Board the Zodiacs for an exhilarating ride through the falls.

Breakfast, Hidden Island Excursion,  Lunch, Horizontal Falls, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 7 Ruby Falls & Raft Point

Cruise through Kuri Bay, home of the south sea pearl industry. Travel ashore at imposing Raft Point and visit a secluded and very interesting Aboriginal rock art gallery to view Wandjina art and some of the Kimberley’s most well-preserved Bradshaw Paintings (Gwion Gwion). Explore Red Cone Creek and enjoy a leisurely swim at Ruby Falls.

Breakfast, Excursion to Raft Point, Rock Art Galleries, Lunch, Ruby Falls Excursion, Dinner, Overnight Accommodaion aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 8 Doubtful Bay & Montgomery Reef

Cruise through scenic Doubtful Bay before savoring a truly unforgettable moment as Montgomery Reef ‘rises’ out of the ocean as the tide ebbs. Join our Expedition Staff aboard the Xplorer and Zodiacs to experience this natural phenomenon up close and discover the reef’s diverse marine life including turtles, manta rays and reef sharks.

Breakfast, Montgomery Reef Zodiac Excursion, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 9 Prince Regent River & King Cascades

Cruise the mighty Prince Regent River aboard Xplorer to breathtaking King Cascades, an unusual and picturesque waterfall cascading over terraced rock formations. Enjoy a picnic lunch at beautiful Camp Creek, where there is also time for a cooling dip in the freshwater pools.

Breakfast, King Cascades Xplorer Excursion, Picnic Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accomodation aboard the Coral Expedition I.

 

DAY 10 Careening Bay & Bigge Island

Explore Careening Bay; named by early explorer Phillip Parker King after his ship ‘HMC Mermaid’ was careened for repairs during his second voyage of discovery in the Kimberley. Your Expedition Team will lead you to the site of a remarkable boab tree bearing the inscription “HMC Mermaid – 1820”, still clearly visible almost 200 years later. Discover the rock art gallery on Bigge Island featuring fine examples of both Wandjina and Bradshaw art & hear from our Guest Lecturers about these traditional art forms and the myths from the dreamtime that inspired them.

Breakfast, Careening Bay Excursion, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 11 Hathaway's Hideaway & Mitchell Falls

Anchor in Winyalken Bay & travel ashore aboard Xplorer to explore the maze of natural sandstone caves known as Hathaway’s Hideaway. Consider an optional scenic heli-flight over the Mitchell Plateau for close up views of the mighty four-tiered Mitchell Falls. This evening enjoy a spectacular Indian Ocean sunset as we indulge in a gourmet Aussie Beach BBQ.

Breakfast, Hathaway's Hideaway Xplporer Excursion, Optional Mitchell Falls Heli-Flight, Lunch, Beach BBQ Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 12 Vansittart Bay DC3 & Jar Island

Join our Expedition Leader on a walk across salt flats to view the wreckage of a US Air Force DC3 which crash landed on the beach during World War II. Visit Jar Island and discover the island’s outstanding rock art gallery. With our Guest Lecturers, see fine examples of the Kimberley’s mysterious Bradshaw Paintings (Gwion Gwion), dating back some 20,000 years.

Breakfast, Vansittart Bay DC3 Excursion, Jar Island Excursion, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 13 King George River & Falls

Visit secluded Tranquil Bay for beach walking and exploration. Discover the mighty King George River, one of the Kimberley’s ‘big’ rivers and the last we will encounter. Board Xplorer and explore scenic gorges. Take to our inflatable Zodiacs and cruise close to the base of magnificent King George Falls, the tallest single-drop waterfalls in Western Australia, towering some 80 metres above the river below.

Breakfast, Tranquil Bay Excursion, Xplorer Excursions, Zodiac Excursions, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation aboard the Coral Expeditions I.

 

DAY 14 Arrive in Darwin 

Our incredible adventure along the Kimberley Coast concludes in Darwin this morning at 8:00am. Bid farewell to new-found friends and the Captain and crew. Post cruise transfers in Darwin are included.

Breakfast, Port Transfer, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.

 

DAY 15 Darwin City Tour

The tropical northern city of Darwin is located on a massive and spectacular harbour on the Timor Sea. It has a multicultural population of 129,062 people, that is a melting-pot cultures from more than 50 countries, who pride themselves on their unique and friendly laid-back lifestyle. Darwin has year round balmy weather and has many popular attractions including Aquascene, Burnett House, Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Charles Darwin National Park, Cullen Bay Marina, Darwin Convention Centre, Deckchair Cinema, East Point Reserve & Lake Alexander, Fannie Bay Gaol, George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens, Indo Pacific Marine, Lyons Cottage, Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, Museum & Art Gallery of the NT, Northern Territory Parliament House, USS Peary Memorial and the fascinating World War II Oil Storage Tunnels. There is plenty to see and do in our magnificent and vibrant Top End.

Your Coach Tour today includes: Smith Street Mall, Mitchell Street (restaurants and cafes), St Mary's Cathedral, Cavanagh Street (old China Town), Chinese Temple, Stokes Hill, Fort Hill Wharf, Trendy Darwin Wharf precinct on the harbor, World War II oil storage tunnel, Christ Church Cathedral, Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Government House, Parliament House, Bicentennial Park, The Esplanade, Casino Mindil Beach (Darwin's famous market is located here). Visit the Museum & Art Gallery. Learn about Cyclone Tracy (mother nature's hand in changing this city). See the upmarket Fannie Bay and Darwin Botanical Gardens. Spot for wallabies in the grasslands.

Darwin Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Overnight Darwin Accommodation. 
 

DAY 16 Explore Darwin 

Spend the day exploring the tropical city of Darwin at your own pace.

Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
 

DAY 17 Fly Home

Say goodbye to your fellow travellers and get transferred to Darwin Airport for your flight home.

Airport Transfer.

 

Flights Home Included

This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.

Darwin & Broome Accommodation Included

You have 3 choices of accommodation in Darwin & Broome.  Our "Good Standard" central Darwin & Broome hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars).  Alternatively, why not treat yourself?  The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars).  The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).

The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.

Airport Transfers

You will be transferred from the airport on arrival in Broome to your Broome hotel.  You will also be transferred from your hotel to Darwin airport for your journey home.

DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book

You’ll receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Darwin, the NT, Broome and WA at shops, restaurants attractions  etc. It’s a great way to save even more on your Western Australia & Northern Territory holiday.


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^Price is per person, twin share unless otherwise stated. Final pricing is subject to availability, departure location, travel time and provider terms and conditions.