25 Day Kimberley Complete with Coastal Cruise (MS Caledonian Sky)

APT Small Group Tour & Cruise starting in Darwin and finishing in Broome

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 25 Day Kimberley Complete with Coastal Cruise (MS Caledonian Sky). Discover the stunning landscapes of the Kimberley region from land and coast. Explore this remote region by luxury 4WD then embark on a cruise along the untouched coast from Darwin to Broome. A truly unique...read more
Overview
Operator: APT
Type: Small Group Tour & Cruise (Premium)
Max Group Size: 20
Cruise Ship: MS Caledonian Sky
Duration: 25 Days
From: Darwin to Broome
Tour Code: GKCSDB25
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Visits: Australia
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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 10 Nights: MS Caledonian Sky
2
At sea
Become familiar with your small expedition ship and its outstanding facilities as you enjoy a full day at sea. (B/L/D)
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. (B/L/D)
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. (B/L/D)
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 rock art, which was created by the Wunambal people. In caves throughout the island, see examples of first contact art and Wandjina figures. (B/L/D)
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). (B/L/D)
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, the HMC Mermaid in 1820. You'll explore Prince Regent Nature Reserve, a protected area, and cruise St George's Basin. (B/L/D)
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 and land at Raft Point to visit an ancient Wandjina rock art site with a local guide. (B/L/D)
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. (B/L/D)
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. (B/L/D)
11
Disembark Ship, Broome
Arrive in Broome and be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy your day at leisure to explore this fascinating place. Your Driver-Guide will be in the Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa lobby between 5pm and 6pm for an orientation and opportunity to answer any of your questions. Afterwards, head to the Sunset Bar and Grill at your resort to see one of Australia's best sunsets over Cable Beach. This evening, enjoy dinner at your leisure before your fascinating journey into the Kimberley commences. Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa
12
Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek
Your day starts with a visit to the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be more than 1,500 years old and measuring an incredible 14 metres in diameter, this remarkable tree was once used by early police patrols as a standing point for prisoners as they were walked to Derby. Continue your journey along the Gibb River Road, a remote 660-kilometre outback highway stretching between Broome and Kununurra. Turn off to explore Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above glistening white sands. Continue on to Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre-long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. Later, arrive at Fitzroy Crossing. Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge (B/L/D)
13
Geikie Gorge, Halls Creek, Purnululu National Park
Travel to Geikie Gorge National Park and explore magnificent Darngku (Geikie Gorge). Board a unique cruise along the stunning gorge and learn more about the beautiful flora and fauna of this spectacular region. Travel to Purnululu National Park, one of Australia's most stunning natural landscapes. Settle into the tranquil ambience of APT's exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, located in the heart of the national park. Stay Two Nights: Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
14
Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge
Today, discover Purnululu National Park for yourself. It is home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, ascending to 578 metres above sea level. Walk along Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the Bungle Bungle domes. Your next stop is the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge, a spacious cavern where the acoustics are astounding. You may like to experience an optional scenic helicopter flight over the domes (own expense). This evening, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the striking Bungle Bungle massif. (B/L/D)
15
Echidna Chasm, Kununurra
Join a hike along a Livistona palm-fringed trail into Echidna Chasm, a spectacular natural cleft in the ancient red rock that pervades the Kimberley. Travel through glorious rugged red landscapes to Kununurra, gateway to the East Kimberley and home of the mighty Ord River Scheme. Enjoy dinner at your hotel before time at leisure, perhaps exploring the township of Kununurra or relaxing at your hotel. Stay Two Nights: Kununurra Country Club Resort (B/L/D)
16
Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra
Travel to majestic Lake Argyle, the largest man-made lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Join a spectacular wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From your modern shaded vessel, discover a fascinating ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations to create an area rich in wildlife, flora and undeniable beauty. Enjoy a mesmerising sunset while cruising on the tranquil Lake Kununurra. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel. (B/L/D)
17
Parry's Lagoon, Wyndham, El Questro Wilderness Park
Visit the serene Parry's Lagoon, a splendid bird-watcher's paradise. Head to Wyndham and view the breathtaking Cambridge Gulf from the spectacular Five Rivers Lookout. Enjoy lunch before arriving at El Questro Wilderness Park, which covers a staggering one million acres. Soak in the hot pools of Zebedee Springs and leave feeling revitalised. Stay: El Questro Wilderness Park, Emma Gorge Resort (B/L/D)
18
El Questro Wilderness Park, Home Valley Station
Hike to the picturesque Emma Gorge and be rewarded with a refreshing swim. Later, cross the Pentecost River into Home Valley Station, an immense cattle property. Discover the spellbinding scenery that captivated audiences in Baz Luhrmann's movie 'Australia'. Head to a viewing area as you savour this inspirational setting with sunset drinks and gaze out to the ever-changing colours of the Cockburn Range. Stay: Home Valley Station (B/L/D)
19
Gibb River Road, Mitchell Plateau
Back on the Gibb River Road, ford the mighty Durack River, then turn off and travel north on the Kalumburu Road towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau. Here, enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes. For the next two nights, experience Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge. Stay Two Nights: Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
20
Mitchell Falls, Helicopter Flight
Discover the beauty of Mitchell Falls, with its magnificent tiered waterfalls and Indigenous rock art. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rarely seen Indigenous art. Continue to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at the incredible Mitchell Falls. Enjoy an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls and the surrounding wilderness. If you prefer, you can hike back to the vehicle with your guide. (B/L/D)
21
Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) Art, King Edward River, Drysdale River Station
Visit Wandjina and Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) rock art galleries and swim in the clear waters at King Edward River. Cross the beautiful Drysdale River and arrive at Drysdale River Station, where you will enjoy a unique stay at this historic cattle property. Stay: Drysdale River Station (B/L/D)
22
Manning Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Gibb River Road
At beautiful Manning Gorge, you'll enjoy lunch in the shade of a boab tree. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole where boab trees cling to the escarpment above. Afterwards, arrive at Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge in time for dinner. Stay Two Nights: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
23
Bell Gorge, Hiking and Swimming
Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Sitting approximately 300 metres above sea level, Bell Gorge is an idyllic natural spot for swimming and photography. Should you be feeling particularly energetic, you can hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a relaxing dip below the cascading waterfall. (B/L/D)
24
Derby, Broome
Return to Broome's Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa via Derby and later this evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner at your resort. Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa (B/L/D)
25
Depart Broome
Today, your magnificent 4WD adventure & coastal adventure along the Kimberley coast draws to a conclusion. Discover the delights of Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa as you enjoy your day at leisure. Perhaps relax on the beach, enjoy a free art and history tour, or take an early morning Yoga session. Later, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B)
1
Arrive Darwin, Embark Ship
Arrive in Darwin and be transferred to your expedition ship where you can settle in to your well-appointed suite or stateroom. Get to know your fellow guests, and Expedition Team during a Welcome Dinner tonight. Stay 10 Nights: MS Caledonian Sky (D)
2
At sea
Get acquainted with your expedition ship as you enjoy informative lectures from your Expedition Team on board while spending a day at sea en route to the spectacular Kimberley Coast. Learn about the fascinating ecology of Australia’s most remote coastline, one that is dominated by some of the most dramatic tidal conditions on Earth. Hear stories of the rich World War II history and get prepared to discover ancient Indigenous culture that dates back for tens of thousands of years. Take time to relax as you feel the pleasant pristine air of the Timor Sea fill your lungs and then take advantage of the Open Bridge policy for the chance to make acquaintances with your ship’s Captain. After dinner tonight, make your way to the Lounge for the evening entertainment. (B/L/D)
3
Koolama Bay, King George River and Falls
Wake up this morning on the Kimberley Coast as your ship cruises into Koolama Bay. Once known as Cape Ruilhieres, hear how this spectacular harbour was renamed following the Japanese bombing of the MV Koolama in 1942, while carrying 91 passengers, 89 crew and a cargo of war supplies destined for the Australian Army at Wyndham. Arrive at King George River and board your ship’s fleet of Zodiacs with an Expedition Team member. Meander through the gorge system, travelling 12 kilometres upstream to discover hidden mangrove-fringed coves and 100-metre-high red-cliffs. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • While exploring the King George River, the highlight is sure to be King George Falls, plunging 80 metres over a magnificent sandstone cliff. Get up close to this spectacular cascade and learn how it turns to a raging torrent during the monsoonal wet season.
4
Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
Join your Expedition Team to take an informative walk across salt flats at Vansittart Bay to view the wreckage of a US Air Force C-53 which crash landed on the beach during World War II. The C-53 is a modified civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner, an aircraft used extensively during World War II by the Allies. Later, visit Jar Island and see examples of the Kimberley’s mysterious Gwion Gwion (formerly Bradshaw) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years. These stylised figures give impressions of movement, depicting people involved in ritual dancing, complete with elaborate clothing including tassels hanging from the arms and waist. The style of these paintings are very distinctive. (B/L/D)
5
Bigge Island
Discover Bigge Island today, off the coast of the Kimberley, approximately six kilometres from the mainland. In caves throughout the island, see examples of first contact art depicting European tall ships dating from the 15th to 18th century. Learn how the mysterious Wandjina figures are unique to the Kimberley, to the Wunambal, the Wandjina is the supreme Creator and a symbol of fertility and rain who comes to the Kimberley every wet season to bring life. This belief in a single Creator or God is unique to the Kimberley. Many of the Wandjina art sites are still repainted each year as a tradition which reconnects the Wunambal to their Creator. Having been repainted annually for the past 5,000 years, this is thought to be the oldest continuous sacred painting tradition on the planet. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Bigge Island is well known for its Indigenous rock art, which was created by the Wunambal people.
6
Prince Frederick Harbour, Hunter River, Mitchell Falls
Prrive at Prince Frederick Harbour, home to soaring red cliffs and mangroves. With its extreme tides and pristine ecosystems, there is an incredible range of wildlife to discover here including saltwater crocodiles, mudskippers and a plethora of bird species including kingfishers, egrets, herons and the majestic white-bellied sea eagles. Board a Zodiac with your Expedition Team to explore the Hunter River, then visit Naturalist Island where an optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls departs (own expense, guests are advised to pre-register interest). (B/L/D)
7
Careening Bay, Prince Regent Reserve
Visit Careening Bay, the home of the historic Mermaid Boab Tree, where in 1820 Lieutenant Phillip Parker King used the area’s massive tides to beach his damaged ship, the HMC Mermaid to repair a leak in the ship’s hull. One of King’s crew members carved the ship’s name in a Boab Tree that overlooks the bay, and today you have the chance to see for yourself a living piece of Australian colonial history. Continue on to explore Prince Regent Nature Reserve, a protected area that is only accessible by boat and is recognised as a national biodiversity hotspot. Spend time in the picturesque area of Hanover Bay and perhps visit St George Basin by Zodiac to see saltwater crocodiles and numerous marine creatures if tidal conditions permit. (B/L/D)
8
Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay, Raft Point
Cruise through Doubtful Bay, an amazing location for whale watching during the season. Later, travel ashore at Raft Point to visit an ancient Wandjina rock art site, gaining a unique perspective from a local Indigenous guide (when available). The Wandjina is known as a living art tradition as these stunning figures are ritually repainted, however scientific estimates show that the original depictions date as far back as 5,000 years. These figures, identified as having a distinctive plate-like face with no mouth, are said to show a powerful creator being. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • 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. Keep an eye out for unique bird life and turtles who may pop their heads up from time to time.
9
Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Cruise through to Talbot Bay, known for its massive 12-metre tides that create an amazing spectacle, the incredible Horizontal Falls. David Attenborough described these impressive tides as “one the greatest natural wonders of the world.” Later, take a Zodiac cruise through Cyclone Creek to see dramatic folding in the rock formations and keep an eye out for native birdlife and saltwater crocodiles. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Subject to tidal conditions, embark on a ride through Horizontal Falls on a high-powered fast boat.
10
Buccaneer Archipelago, Adele Island
Arrive in the spectacular Buccaneer Archipelago, home to more than 800 islands. Cruise to Adele Island and board your ship’s Zodiacs with your Expedition Team to explore this remote and isolated island. The island is classified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area for sea birds and waders and is an important habitat for breeding frigatebirds, brown boobies, cormorants and Australian pelicans. The island is surrounded by Adele Reef which is home to soft and hard corals and a large variety of marine life including reef sharks and stingrays. Savour a Farewell Dinner this evening with new-found friends as you sail towards the historic pearling town of Broome. (B/L/D)
11
Disembark Ship, Broome
After breakfast on board this morning, the time has come to bid farewell to your wonderful crew as you disembark your ship for the last time. Enjoy a short Broome orientation tour before being transferred to Cable Beach Club Resort. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner. Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa (B/D)
12
Gibb River Road, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek
Your 4WD adventure commences today with a visit to the Boab Prison Tree, believed to be more than 1,500 years old and measuring an incredible 14 metres in diameter. This remarkable tree was once used by early police patrols as a standing point for prisoners as they were walked to Derby. Continue your journey along the Gibb River Road, a remote 660-kilometre outback highway stretching between Broome and Kununurra. Turn off to explore Windjana Gorge, where sheer cliffs tower above glistening white sands. Continue on to Tunnel Creek, a 750-metre-long natural tunnel carved through the Napier Range. Later, arrive at Fitzroy Crossing. Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge (B/L/D)
13
Geikie Gorge, Halls Creek, Purnululu National Park
Travel to Geikie Gorge National Park and explore magnificent Geikie Gorge. Board a unique cruise along the stunning gorge and learn more about the beautiful flora and fauna of this spectacular region. Travel to Purnululu National Park, one of Australia’s most stunning natural landscapes. Settle into the tranquil ambience of APT’s exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, located in the heart of the national park. Stay Two Nights: Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
14
Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge
Today, discover the World Heritage-listed Purnululu National Park for yourself. It is home to the famed black and orange striped domes of the Bungle Bungle Range, ascending to 578 metres above sea level. Walk along Piccaninny Creek, a winding gorge within the Bungle Bungle domes. Your next stop is the natural amphitheatre of Cathedral Gorge, a spacious cavern where the acoustics are astounding. You may like to experience an optional scenic helicopter flight over the domes (own expense). (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • This evening, enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the striking Bungle Bungle massif.
15
Echidna Chasm, Kununurra
Join a hike along a Livistona palm-fringed trail into Echidna Chasm, a spectacular natural cleft in the ancient red rock that pervades the Kimberley. Travel through glorious rugged red landscapes to Kununurra, gateway to the East Kimberley and home of the mighty Ord River Scheme. Enjoy dinner at your hotel before time at leisure, perhaps exploring the township of Kununurra or relaxing at your hotel. Stay Two Nights: Kununurra Country Club Resort (B/L/D)
16
Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra
Travel to majestic Lake Argyle, the largest man-made lake in the Southern Hemisphere. Join a spectacular wildlife cruise on the mighty Ord River. From your modern shaded vessel, discover a fascinating ecological system that has developed from the damming of the Ord River at two locations to create an area rich in wildlife, flora and undeniable beauty. Enjoy a mesmerising sunset while cruising on the tranquil Lake Kununurra. This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel. (B/L/D)
17
Parry’s Lagoon, Wyndham, El Questro
Visit the serenely beautiful Parry’s Lagoon, a bird-watcher’s paradise for your chance to see a wealth of water birds. Head to Wyndham and view the breathtaking Cambridge Gulf from the spectacular Five Rivers Lookout. Enjoy lunch before arriving at El Questro, which covers a staggering 700,000 acres. Stay in tented accommodation at the foot of the Cockburn Ranges immersed in nature. Stay: El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort (B/L/D)
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El Questro, Home Valley Station
After lunch hike to the picturesque Emma Gorge and be rewarded with a refreshing swim. Later, cross the Pentecost River into Home Valley Station, an immense cattle property. Head to a viewing area as you savour this inspirational setting with sunset drinks and gaze out to the ever-changing colours of the Cockburn Range as the sun retreats. Stay: Home Valley Station (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
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Gibb River Road, Mitchell Plateau
Back on the Gibb River Road, ford the mighty Durack River, then turn off and travel north on the Kalumburu Road towards the isolated Mitchell Plateau. Here, enter a remote world of Livistona palm forests, beautiful lookouts, magnificent waterfalls and isolated swimming holes. For the next two nights, experience APT’s exclusive Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge. Stay Two Nights: Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
20
Mitchell Falls, Helicopter Flight
Discover the beauty of Mitchell Falls, with its tiered waterfalls and Indigenous rock art. Begin with a guided hike to Little Mertens Falls to view rarely seen Indigenous rock art. Continue to Big Mertens Falls before arriving at the incredible Mitchell Falls. Return to your wilderness lodge and enjoy a gourmet dinner. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Enjoy an included helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls and the surrounding wilderness. If you prefer, you can hike back to the vehicle with your guide. Longer flights over this captivating and remote coastline are available at an additional expense.
21
Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) Rock Art, King Edward River, Drysdale River Station
Cross the beautiful Drysdale River and arrive at Drysdale River Station, where you will enjoy a unique stay at this historic cattle property. Stay: Drysdale River Station (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Visit Wandjina and Gwion Gwion (Bradshaw) rock art galleries and swim in the clear waters at King Edward River.
22
Manning Gorge, Galvans Gorge, Gibb River Road
At Manning Gorge enjoy lunch in the shade of Boab Trees. Continue to Galvans Gorge, where a short walk leads to a picturesque waterhole where ancient palms cling to the escarpment above. Arrive at Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge in time for dinner. Stay Two Nights: Bell Gorge Wilderness Lodge (B/L/D)
23
Bell Gorge, Hike and Swim
Back on the Gibb River Road, travel to Bell Gorge, where stunning cliffs surround a series of tiered waterholes. Bell Gorge is an idyllic natural spot for swimming and photography. Here you can also enjoy a spot of bird-watching. Perhaps hike to the lower pool of the gorge and enjoy a relaxing dip below the cascading waterfall. (B/L/D)
24
Derby, Broome
Visit the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre and Derby before checking into Broome’s Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa. Stay: Broome, Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa (B/L/D)
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Depart Broome
Discover the delights of Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa as you enjoy your day at leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight home. (B)
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Journey Highlights
  • Enjoy drinks as the sun sets over the Bungle Bungle Range
  • Discover El Questro Wilderness Park, including the thermal Zebedee Springs
  • Take an unforgettable helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls 
  • Admire impressive Indigenous Wandjina and Bradshaw rock art 
  • Take a high-powered fast boat ride through the iconic Horizontal Falls
  • Explore amazing Montgomery Reef
  • Marvel at the incredible Indigenous rock art of Bigge Island
  • Admire King George Falls, the tallest single drop falls in Western Australia
Trip Inclusions
  • 10 night Kimberley Coast cruise aboard APT's exclusive expedition small ship the MS Caledonian Sky
  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in up to 40 locations
  • Daily excursions on Zodiac or Xplorer vessel 
  • APT Driver-Guide and Expedition Leader
  • Small groups of no more than 20 guests on your 4WD land journey 
  • Transfers, port charges, sightseeing and park fees 
MS Caledonian Sky
  • Featuring just 57 suites with a maximum of 110 passengers, personalised attention is assured thanks to your crew of 75. This small ship is equipped with the latest safety, navigation and communications equipment, as well as roll stabilisers to minimise the ship's motion.
  • Get up close to the action faster, thanks to the 10 Zodiac vessels. This means guests can explore together, resulting in less time waiting and more time discovering.
  • Enjoy all meals included on board, with a selection of wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks and juices as well as tea and coffee served at your discretion throughout the day. Wi-Fi internet is also included for your convenience.
  • Spacious suites provide the elegance and state-of-the-art amenities of a boutique hotel. Each suite is at least 20 metres square – almost twice the size of suites on some other cruise ships her size, while a large number of suites have their very own private balconies. All suites feature ocean views, a sitting area and ensuite.
  • Take advantage of alfresco dining on the Lido Deck, unwind on the Sun Deck or enjoy a drink in the Panorama Lounge. You will also find a library, small gym and a hair salon.
Included Meals
  • Enjoy 24 Breakfasts, 22 Lunches and 24 Dinners
  • 70 meals and exclusive beverage package on your cruise
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Cruising itineraries are subject to change due to tidal conditions and may be modified on board your ship
  • Weather events may cause disruption to itineraries
  • Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
  • Activity Level: Active – This tour includes some longer, more challenging hikes over uneven terrain
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Journey Highlights
  • Explore the sandstone gorge carved by King George River to the 80 metre cascade of King George Falls, the highest in WA.
  • Explore the remote Mitchell Plateau to see ancient Gwion Gwion and Wandjina rock art styles hidden in caves.
  • Enjoy sunset drinks and canapes overlooking the spectacular Bungle Bungle Massif as the colours turn from orange to red.
Trip Inclusions
  • All-inclusive sightseeing experiences in 31 locations
  • Daily excursions on Zodiac vessels
  • APT Driver-Guide and 10 member Expedition Team
  • Small groups of no more than 20 guests on your 4WD land journey
  • Airport transfers, port charges, sightseeing and park fees
MS Caledonian Sky
  • Featuring just 57 suites with a maximum of 110 passengers, personalised attention is assured thanks to your crew of 75. This small ship is equipped with the latest safety, navigation and communications equipment, as well as roll stabilisers to minimise the ship's motion.
  • Get up close to the action faster, thanks to the 10 Zodiac vessels. This means guests can explore together, resulting in less time waiting and more time discovering.
  • Enjoy all meals included on board, with a selection of wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks and juices as well as tea and coffee served at your discretion throughout the day. Wi-Fi internet is also included for your convenience.
  • Spacious suites provide the elegance and state-of-the-art amenities of a boutique hotel. Each suite is at least 20 metres square – almost twice the size of suites on some other cruise ships her size, while a large number of suites have their very own private balconies. All suites feature ocean views, a sitting area and ensuite.
  • Take advantage of alfresco dining on the Lido Deck, unwind on the Sun Deck or enjoy a drink in the Panorama Lounge. You will also find a library, small gym and a hair salon.
Included Meals
  • 70 included meals over the course of your trip
  • Exclusive beverage package on your cruise
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Cruising itineraries are subject to change due to tidal conditions and may be modified on board your ship
  • Weather events may cause disruption to itineraries
  • Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
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  • Standard Suite, 244 sq. ft/ 22.7 sq. m
  • Portholes
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobes, dressing table with large mirror and stool
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
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  • Superior Suite, 232 sq. ft/ 21.6 sq. m
  • Large window
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobes, dressing table with large mirror and stool
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
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  • Premium Suite, 217 sq. ft/ 20.2 sq. m
  • Large window
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Spacious wardrobe, dsressing table with large mirror and stool or desk
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
Deluxe Balcony Suites
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Deluxe Balcony Suite

  • Deluxe Balcony Suite, 260 sq. ft/ 24.2 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 4.2 sqm
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
Premium Balcony Suites
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Premium Balcony Suite

  • Premium Balcony Suite, 278 sq. ft/ 25.8 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 5.6 sqm
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
Owners Suites
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Owners Suite

  • Owner's Corner Suite, 304 sq. ft/ 28.2 sq. m (including balcony)
  • Private Balcony 11.6 sqm & two forward facing portholes
  • Sitting area complete with coffee table & armchairs
  • Flat screen televisions (DVD players and DVDs can be borrowed from reception for use in your suite
  • King-size bed or twin beds
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a country style wash basin, a heated towel rail, shaver outlet and vanity unit with sink and walk-in shower and/or corner bath tub
  • Dressing gowns and slippers are also provided for your comfort
  • Walk-in wardrobe, dressing table with large mirror
  • Mini-fridge, cabin to cabin telephone, programmable electronic safe, hairdryer, assorted Molton Brown toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning and heating
  • Bottled water replenished daily
Prices & Dates
APT Superdeal Savings!
We will add all applicable APT Superdeals to your quote in addition to our exclusive savings below. APT Superdeals can include Fly Free Offers, Companion Fly Free, Air Credits, Business Class Offers & Additional Savings. APT SuperDeals apply to selected trips, departures & cabin types and expire this month or until sold out. APT Superdeals are limited on each departure. First come first served. T&C's apply.
APT Club
All past APT passengers receive exclusive services and benefits including credits, travel gear, free transfers & complimentary nights. Read more here.
Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
Trip Starts Trip Ends Ship Retail Offer Save Our Price  
Saturday
03 Aug 2019
Tuesday
27 Aug 2019
MS Caledonian Sky

22,490

per person

844

per person

21,646

per person

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Friday
30 Aug 2019
Monday
23 Sep 2019
MS Caledonian Sky

20,840

per person

778

per person

20,062

per person

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Key
Exclusive Global Journeys Savings PLUS additional APT offers available on these departures, including Fly Offers, Air Credits or Additional Savings.
Note: Your Global Journeys consultant will check the availability of your departure date when you enquire. Additional savings may apply. We guarantee the lowest price in Australia. T&C’s apply.
Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
MS Caledonian Sky
Standard Suite Forward  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite $ 300
Superior Suite $ 1,000
Premium Suite $ 2,000
Deluxe Balcony Suite $ 3,500
Premium Balcony Suite $ 3,700
Owners Corner Suite $ 4,200

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Cruise Consultant will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.
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Tour Notes
Trip prices are per person, and reflect applicable discounts. Discounts are subject to availability, exclusive to Global Journeys and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change by APT. Full terms & conditions are available here.

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