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Wilderness Adventures

Kimberley Coast Cruise

Broome to Darwin
11 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: GKLA11
  • Expedition Cruise
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Inclusions

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 15 destinations
  • 10-night cruise aboard the luxurious L’Austral
  • The services of two APT Cruise Directors
  • Expert 12-member Expedition Team
  • All meals and exclusive all-day beverages package
  • Transfers, port charges, sightseeing and park fees
  • Finest dining - a total of 29 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Western Australia Map GKLA11 2018

Broome to Darwin

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

Arrive early this morning and enjoy a Broome orientation tour before transferring to your luxury ship, L’Austral. This evening, get to know your Expedition Team and Cruise Directors at a welcome briefing before enjoying dinner.

Stay: 10 Nights: L’Austral

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Arrive at Adele Island, an important location for breeding seabirds including the Lesser Frigatebird and the Brown Booby. Cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago, home to more than 800 islands.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Take a high-powered fast boat ride through the iconic Horizontal Falls.


Talbot Bay is known for its massive 12-metre tides that create an amazing spectacle, the unique Horizontal Falls. Subject to tidal conditions, you will embark on an exhilarating ride through the incredible falls on a specially designed high-powered fast boat. Sir David Attenborough described the phenomena as “one the greatest natural wonders of the world.” Keep your eyes open for the chance you may get to see some of the local Tawny Nurse Shark population. Back on board this evening, enjoy a delicious dinner.

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Today you will cruise through Doubtful Bay and travel ashore at Raft Point. Land here and take a walk to a significant Wandjina rock art site.

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  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Witness the tidal phenomenon of Montgomery Reef.


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. Afterwards, journey to Langgi and view its incredible ancient warriors, which are sandstone pillars that vividly represent warriors killed in a Dreamtime battle.

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  • Dinner

Arrive at Prince Frederick Harbour, home to soaring red cliffs and mangroves. With its extreme tide and pristine ecosystems, 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 excursion to Mitchell Falls departs (own expense). Enjoy dinner back on board you ship.

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SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Marvel at the incredible Indigenous rock art of Bigge Island.


Approximately six kilometres from the mainland, Bigge Island is well known for its Indigenous rock art, created by the Wunambal people. In caves throughout the island, see paintings that display fascinating examples of first contact art and Wandjina figures.

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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 outstanding rock art gallery. During your exploration here, you will see examples of the Kimberley’s mysterious Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Admire King George Falls, the tallest single drop falls in Western Australia.


Wake up in Koolama Bay, then arrive at King George River, where the highlight is sure to be King George Falls, the highest single drop falls in Western Australia.

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Relax and enjoy a full day at sea perhaps taking a swim in your onboard pool, relaxing in one of the comfortable lounge areas or pampering yourself in the wellness centre.

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Disembark your ship and be transferred to either Darwin airport or your Darwin hotel.

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