Grand Kimberley Coast with Cape Leveque

12 Day Expedition Cruise from Broome to Kununurra with APT

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on APT's 12 Day Grand Kimberley Coast with Cape Leveque. Cruise the Kimberley coast and turquoise waters of the Buccaneer Archipelago. Hop aboard Zodiac vessels and let your expedition team take you to remote areas often only accessible by boat. Adding to our most popular expedition...read more

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$ 12,526
Per Person ($AU)
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Expedition Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Broome
Expedition Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Kununurra
Trip Budget
Budget
Premium
Expedition Cruise Ship
Ship Type
Expedition Cruise Ship
Cruise
Trip Style
Cruise
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Australia
Trip Operated By:
APT
APT
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Trip Code:
GKKCBL12

Itinerary

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1 Broome, Cygnet Bay
Depart Broome this afternoon and journey to Cape Leveque to visit the remote camp of Kooljaman, which is owned and run by the Indigenous Bardi Jawi Communities. Dinner tonight will be accompanied by an Indigenous host at Kooljaman Stay Two Nights: Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm (L/D)
2 Cygnet Bay
Start your day with breakfast overlooking Cygnet Bay before enjoying a Signature Experience. After lunch, take to the water on a Sea Safari and cruise the ancient landscapes of the Buccaneer Archipelago. Watch the sunset on Shell Island before dinner back at Cygnet Bay this evening. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Join a local expert to discover the secrets of how the world's finest pearls are produced at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm.
3 Beagle Bay, Broome, Embark Ship
Farewell the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm and visit the Ardyaloon Trochus Hatchery & Aquaculture Centre at One Arm Point. The Bardi Jawi retain a strong connection to their rich culture and saltwater traditions, and you'll learn about the hunting and gathering methods that have been passed down by their ancestors over the years. Gain a fascinating insight into the Aboriginal Dreamtime before continuing to Beagle Bay, a small Indigenous community that was founded in 1890 by French Trappist monks. Visit the Beagle Bay Church and view its decorative altar. An abundance of mother of pearl shells from local waters have been laid into the plaster, giving it a unique finish. Later, return to Broome and board your expedition ship. A relaxed dinner this evening sets the tone for the next nine nights on board. Stay Nine Nights: MS Island Sky or MS Caledonian Sky (B/L/D)
4 Adele Island, Buccaneer Archipelago
There's promise of yet more turquoise waters today as your ship arrives in the Buccaneer Archipelago, home to more than 800 islands. Cruise to Adele Island and join your expedition team for an exploration of this remote coastal area by Zodiac. (B/L/D)
5 Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Today your ship cruises through to Talbot Bay, known for its epic 12-metre tides that create an astonishing natural spectacle, the Horizontal Falls. After an exciting Signature Experience, join your expedition team and hop aboard a Zodiac to venture through Cyclone Creek. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Subject to tidal conditions, set out on a thrilling ride through Horizontal Falls aboard a high-powered fast boat.
6 Raft Point, Doubtful Bay, Montgomery Reef
Excitement builds this morning as you set out on an incredible Signature Experience. Then, cruise through Doubtful Bay before stepping ashore at Raft Point to visit an ancient rock art site. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Join your expedition team for an in-depth exploration of Montgomery Reef by Zodiac. Witness the reef rise out of the ocean as the tidal waters cascade rapidly into the surrounding channels.
7 Careening Bay, Prince Regent Reserve, St George's Basin
Reach Careening Bay today, home to the historic Mermaid Boab Tree. See for yourself a living piece of Australian colonial history before continuing on to Prince Regent Nature Reserve. Only accessible by boat, explore this protected area and see why it is recognised as a national biodiversity hotspot. Next, it's on to the untouched coastal area of Hanover Bay. While you're here, you might like to hop aboard your Zodiac for an enthralling visit to St George's Basin. (B/L/D)
8 Prince Frederick Harbour, Hunter River, Mitchell Falls
Your expedition ship arrives at Prince Frederick Harbour today, home to soaring red cliffs and mangroves. Once again, it's time to jump aboard your trusty Zodiac vessels, this time for an exhilarating exploration of the Hunter River and Naturalist Island. As your day of discovery draws to a close, you might choose to set out on a helicopter flight and view Mitchell Falls from above (own expense). (B/L/D)
9 Bigge Island
Discover Bigge Island today, known for its Indigenous rock art created by the Wunambal people. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • In caves throughout Bigge Island, see examples of first contact art.
10 Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
An intriguing exploration of Vansittart Bay awaits today. Join your expedition team and set out across the bay's vast salt flats to view the wreckage of a US Air Force C-53 that crash landed on the beach during World War II. Later, step ashore at Jar Island and see examples of mysterious Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years. (B/L/D)
11 Koolama Bay, King George River and Falls
Wake this morning as your ship cruises into Koolama Bay. Hear how this harbour was renamed following the Japanese bombing of the MV Koolama in 1942. Next, it's on to King George River, where you will enjoy a Signature Experience. Back on board, toast the end of an epic adventure during a farewell dinner. (B/L/D)

Signature Experiences:
  • Join your expedition team and jump aboard a Zodiac to meander through the river's gorge system. Anticipation builds as your Zodiac approaches King George Falls, plunging 80 metres over a towering sandstone cliff.
12 Wyndham, Disembark Ship, Depart Kununurra
Arriving into Wyndham this morning means it's time to say goodbye to your ship. Be transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B)

APT Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Board a high powered fast-boat to ride the massive tide at the spectacular Horizontal Falls
  • Journey to Cape Leveque and the remote camp of Kooljaman where you will learn about the cultural traditions of the local Bardi Jawi
  • Explore the sandstone gorge carved by King George River to the 80 metre cascade of King George Falls, the highest in WA
Cruise Inclusions
  • Experiences in 20 destinations
  • A wide range of onboard beverages on board cruise
  • Expert 10-member expedition team
  • Daily excursions on Zodiac vessels
  • Airport transfers, port charges and park fees
Included Meals
  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 33 meals
Accommodation
  • 9 nights aboard the intimate MS Caledonian Sky or MS Island Sky
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • High Zodiac Activity ā€“ This expedition cruise uses Zodiacs for most excursions
  • Prices are for cruise/land only. Flights not included

Deck Plans

Ship Profile

Cabin Types

Standard Suite
Standard Suite  Standard Suite Layout  
  • 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
  • Bottled water replenished daily

Prices & Dates

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Saturday 30 May 2020 Wednesday 10 Jun 2020 13,890 per person 500 per person 13,390 per person Enquire
Wednesday 17 Jun 2020 Sunday 28 Jun 2020 13,790 per person 496 per person 13,294 per person Enquire
Monday 13 Jul 2020 Friday 24 Jul 2020 13,690 per person 492 per person 13,198 per person Enquire
Saturday 25 Jul 2020 Wednesday 05 Aug 2020 13,790 per person 496 per person 13,294 per person Enquire
Saturday 08 Aug 2020 Wednesday 19 Aug 2020 12,990 per person 464 per person 12,526 per person Enquire
Wednesday 12 Aug 2020 Sunday 23 Aug 2020 12,990 per person 464 per person 12,526 per person Enquire
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Cabin Upgrades

Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.

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MS Caledonian Sky
Standard Suite Forward  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite Forward Extra  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite $ 300
Superior Suite $ 1,200
Premium Suite $ 2,000
Deluxe Balcony Suite $ 3,800
Premium Balcony Suite $ 4,000
Owners Corner Suite $ 4,400
MS Island Sky
Standard Suite Forward Extra  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite Forward  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Standard Suite $ 300
Superior Suite $ 1,200
Deluxe Balcony Suite $ 3,500 - $ 3,800
Premium Balcony Suite $ 4,000
Corner Balcony Suite $ 4,400
Owners Balcony Suite $ 5,200

Note: Upgrade prices shown are per person. Upgrade prices can vary depending on the departure date & the month of travel. Your Global Journeys Travel Advisor will confirm and include the upgrade price in your quote.

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Trip Notes
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