1 Arrive Darwin
Upon arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Stay Four Nights: Darwin, Mantra on the Esplanade
After a relaxing morning either at your hotel or enjoying the city at leisure, take a City Sights tour and see Darwin's iconic landmarks. (B)
3 Kakadu National Park
Today we travel to Kakadu National Park. Learn about the pristine ecosystem and discover the billabongs and birdlife of this World Heritage-listed region. (B/L)
At your leisure, wander around Crocosaurus Cove to see these unique creatures up close, some of which are among the largest saltwater crocs in the country. Visit Darwin's Royal Flying Doctor Service, enjoy the heroic tales of the birth and growth of the RFDS. (B)
5 Darwin, Embark Cruise
This morning, transfer to the wharf to board your wonderful ship. Take some time to settle in then meet your friendly crew at the Captain's Welcome Drinks while you sail amongst the stunning scenery of the Kimberley Coast. Stay 10 Nights: Coral Adventurer (B/L/D)
6 King George River, Tranquil Bay
Jump aboard the Explorer and discover rugged gorges carved by the force of the mighty King George River. Later, explore the pristine beach and luscious green landscape at Tranquil Bay. (B/L/D)
Insider Experience: Board a Zodiac and cruise to the base of magnificent King George Falls.
7 Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
View the wreckage of the US Air Force DC3 plane that crashed at Vansittart Bay during World War II in 1945. The devastating impact claimed six lives. Later, you'll see Jar Island and its abundance of high quality and ancient Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings etched into the alcoves and cave walls. (B/L/D)
8 Winyalken Bay
After anchoring in Winyalken Bay, travel ashore and explore the maze of natural sandstone caves of Hathaway's Hideaway. (B/L/D)
Insider Experience: This evening, pull up a chair and watch as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean while you savour a delicious gourmet Australian beach barbecue.
9 Prince Frederick Harbour
Visit Prince Frederick Harbour, located at the southern end of York Sound. Composed of ancient mangroves and monsoon rainforests, this region is a wonderland of wetland delights. And because of its isolated environment, you'll hopefully come across a rare creature or two basking on the sunny banks. Other critters like white-bellied sea eagles and birds of prey are often seen here among the predators. Head back to your ship in the afternoon. (B/L/D)
10 Prince Regent River, King Cascades, Careening Bay
Cruise the Prince Regent River. Look out for saltwater crocodiles gliding through the opaque water. Afterwards, enjoy an afternoon tea at Camp Creek with incredible views. (B/L/D)
Insider Experience: Admire the King Cascades, a spectacular waterfall that falls in torrents over terraced rock formations.
11 Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay
Experience a truly spectacular moment when Montgomery Reef rises out of the ocean as the tide falls. Discover the reef's diverse marine life including turtles, manta rays and reef sharks. Later, cruise through the dramatic sea cliffs at Doubtful Bay. (B/L/D)
12 Kuri Bay, Raft Point, Ruby Falls
Cruise Kuri Bay, home of the south sea pearl industry. Board the Xplorer and travel to striking Raft Point, where you will have the opportunity to see ancient Wandjina rock art alongside some of the Kimberley's most well-preserved Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings. Later, explore Red Cone Creek and visit the serene Ruby Falls. (B/L/D)
13 Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Travel through the Buccaneer Archipelago, a group of over 800 islands strewn across the azure waters of the Timor Sea. Later, enjoy the pristine waters at Silica Beach. (B/L/D)
Insider Experience: We head towards Talbot Bay and see the majestic Horizontal Falls. Board a Zodiac for a ride through the falls.
14 Lacepede Islands
Cruise to the Lacepede Islands (subject to conditions), a group of four islands home to an abundance of marine birds. Tonight, say goodbye to your fellow travellers and friendly crew while you enjoy Captain's Farewell Drinks. (B/L/D)
15 Depart Broome
After breakfast, disembark the ship and be transferred to Broome Airport for your departure flight. (B)