Two free nights accommodation & a sightseeing tour**

MV Great Escape

Fabulous Food
Cabins with flat screen TVs, DVD players and personal fridges.

MV Great Escape is a 26 metre, fully air-conditioned, 14 passenger, luxury adventure catamaran custom built for cruising the Kimberley Coast....

Prices, Dates & Availability 2021

(The Traditional Owners of the Kimberley and their representatives have now implemented a permit/fee for guests accessing traditional lands when cruising the Kimberley region. This can be up to an additional $105 per person.)

14 Day Classic Adventure

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
08May 21 May 14 Day Classic Adventure Broome Wyndham Please enquire
05 June 18 June 14 Day Classic Adventure Broome Wyndham Please enquire
19 June 02 July 14 Day Classic Adventure Wyndham Broome Please enquire

8 Day Southern Experience

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
30 April 07 May 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
28 May 04 June 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
10 July 17 July 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
18 July 25 July 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Limited spaces left
25 July 01 August 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
02 August 09 August 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Please enquire
09 August 16 August 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
17 August 24 August 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Limited spaces left
24 August 31 August 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Please enquire
01 September 08 September 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Limited spaces left
08 September 15 September 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau to Broome Limited spaces left

4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
03 October 07 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Please enquire
07 Ocober 11 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Please enquire

6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
10 April 16 April 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Please enquire
24 April 30 April 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Please enquire
22 May 28 May 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Please enquire

8 Day Southern Experience

Cabin (2021) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $13,770
Horizon View Stateroom $12,560

4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza

Cabin (2021) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $4,600
Horizon View Stateroom $3,995

6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

Cabin (2021) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $13,363
Horizon View Stateroom $11,620

14 Day Classic Adventure

Cabin (2021) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $22,580
Horizon View Stateroom $19,635

* All prices are per person & based on Twin share unless otherwise listed

Prices, Dates & Availability 2022

(The Traditional Owners of the Kimberley and their representatives have now implemented a permit/fee for guests accessing traditional lands when cruising the Kimberley region. This can be up to an additional $105 per person.)

4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
06 October 10 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Available
10 October 14 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Limited Spaces Left
14 October 18 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Available
18 October 22 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Available
22 October 26 October 4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome to Doubtful Bay Broome Available

8 Day Southern Experience

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
06 August 13 August 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Limited Spaces Left
13 August 20 August 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Available
21 August 28 August 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Available
28 August 04 September 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Available
05 September 12 September 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Available
20 September 27 September 8 Day Southern Experience Broome Mitchell Plateau Available
27 September 04 October 8 Day Southern Experience Mitchell Plateau Broome Available

14 Day Classic Adventure

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
30 April 13 May 14 Day Classic Adventure Wyndham Broome Limited Spaces Left
14 May 27 May 14 Day Classic Adventure Broome Wyndham Available
11 June 24 June 14 Day Classic Adventure Broome Wyndham Please Enquire
25 June 08 July 14 Day Classic Adventure Wyndham Broome Please Enquire
09 July 22 July 14 Day Classic Adventure Broome Wyndham Limited Spaces Left
23 July 05 August 14 Day Classic Adventure Wyndham Broome Limited Spaces Left

6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

Date From Date To Itinerary From To Availability
02 April 08 April 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Please Enquire
16 April 22 April 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Please Enquire
28 May 03 June 6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham Mitchell Plateau Available

14 Day Classic Adventure

Cabin (2022) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $22,580.00
Horizon View Stateroom $19,635.00

8 Day Southern Experience

Cabin (2022) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $14,444.00
Horizon View Stateroom $12,560.00

4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza

Cabin (2022) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $4,600.00
Horizon View Stateroom $3,995.00

6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

Cabin (2022) Twin Share Per Person
Panoramic View Stateroom $15,485.00
Horizon View Stateroom $13,465.00

* All prices are per person & based on Twin share unless otherwise listed

Itineraries

8 Day Southern Experience vv – Broome to Mitchell Plateau

Day 1

BROOME

Your Southern Kimberley cruise experience starts off with flying out of Broome over the magnificent Kimberley landscape, you’ll land in the Mitchell Plateau where our helicopter will then transfer you past the Mitchell Falls and onto your luxury vessel. Your crew will welcome you aboard and provide a light brunch before we set off for the Hunter River, an incredibly scenic waterway rich with fat barramundi, succulent mud crabs and castaway island beaches. We can either stay here and have a fire on the beach for sunset drinks or cruise over to historic Careening Bay.

Day 2

KINGS CASCADE

After visiting the Mermaid Tree, we’ll cruise down through Saint George’s Basin to the mouth of the Prince Regent Riverand the infamous Kings Cascade. This is a stunning cruise that passes both Mount Trafalgar and Mount Waterloo. With luck, the tide will allow us the chance to drop a line for a spot of fishing. If not, we’ll cruise straight up to Kings Cascadewhere everyone will want to explore the amazing natural gardens, as well as the multitude of freshwater pools and falls. Your vessel will then depart for Camp Creek.

Day 3

CAMP CREEK

We’ll spend the morning fishing, or croc-spotting and generally exploring. After lunch, we’ll head down Camp Creek for a trek to a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole. Upon returning to the boat, we’ll cruise towards Camden Harbour where we’ll anchor up for the evening.

Day 4

CAMDEN HARBOUR

Camden Harbour is steeped in history as the first attempted European settlement in the Kimberley. It failed dismally, and we’ll delve into that history as we explore the old settlement. Tide permitting, we’ll gather a sumptuous feast of Kimberley rock oysters and then cruise through Kuri Bay – the Kimberley’s first pearling settlement. We can then try our hand hunting for reef fish before spending the afternoon cruising down the coast to Langii, an Aboriginal Dreaming site. Here we’ll see the mystical ‘Petrified Warriors’ and spend time relaxing on the silicon beach, while the evening will be spent cruising to Doubtful Bay.

Day 5

MONTGOMERY REEF

We’ll spend the next two days exploring waterfalls and fishing in such places such as the Sale River and Three Ways, with one evening spent under the magnificent Raft Point. Raising the anchor early, we’ll then take a quick cruise to Montgomery Reef, an unusual reef structure that creates spectacular cascading waterfalls in the middle of the ocean. This reef is also home to turtles, crocodiles and all kinds of aquatic life, which we’ll search for in the dinghies. Finally, we’ll spend the late afternoon cruising into Dugong Bay where we’ll anchor for the evening.

Day 6

MONTGOMERY REEF

We’ll spend today exploring waterfalls and fishing in such places such as the Sale River and Three Ways, with one evening spent under the magnificent Raft Point. Raising the anchor early, we’ll then take a quick cruise to Montgomery Reef, an unusual reef structure that creates spectacular cascading waterfalls in the middle of the ocean. This reef is also home to turtles, crocodiles and all kinds of aquatic life, which we’ll search for in the dinghies. Finally, we’ll spend the late afternoon cruising into Dugong Bay where we’ll anchor for the evening.

Day 7

BUCCANEER ARCHIPELAGO

We’ll start the morning with a scenic walk through a rainforest canopy trail to a stunning hidden rock pool for a refreshing dip. Here you’ll also have the opportunity to see the Horizontal Falls from the air or via tender if the tides are right. Back on the boat, we’ll cruise toward the Buccaneer Archipelago where we can stop over at Crocodile Creek for a swim and a barbeque lunch. In the afternoon we’ll cruise past Cape Leveque on our way back to Broome.

Day 8

BROOME

After cruising all night, we’ll arrive at the Broome Jetty to disembark around 8:00am. Our friendly office staff will then organise a transfer to either your accommodation or the airport.

14 Day Classic Adventure vv – Broome to Wyndham

Day 1

BROOME

Your Kimberley cruise classic adventure will begin at approximately 5:30pm with a warm welcome aboard your vessel. Once underway the crew will treat you to your first delicious dinner as we cruise up the coast towards the Dampier Archipelago.

Day 2

YAMPI SOUND TO TALBOT BAY

On your first full day aboard the boat, we’ll cruise across the vast King Sound to Yampi Sound. Tide permitting, you can collect some legendary Kimberley Rock Oysters for the evening entrée. Then it’s onto your first freshwater swim under an awe-inspiring waterfall. Back onboard, we’ll relax and enjoy the afternoon cruise through the Koolan Island Gap, weaving past many little islands on our way to Dugong Bay.

Day 3

DUGONG BAY TO DOUBTFUL BAY

We’ll start the day with a picturesque walk through a rainforest trail to a beautiful rock pool for a refreshing swim. You’ll also have the opportunity to see the famous Horizontal Waterfalls from the air, before we take a scenic cruise through the Kingfisher Islands to Doubtful Bay. Here you’ll discover an ancient Aboriginal art gallery perched high on the side of Raft Point.

Day 4

DOUBTFUL BAY

Doubtful Bay offers an impressive array of adventure activities, from fishing at 3-Ways to swimming under waterfalls and in gorgeous waterholes. We can then cruise down the spectacular Sale River for a barbeque lunch under a gloriously green rainforest canopy.

Day 5

MONTGOMERY REEF TO LANGII

The unique tidal flows of Montgomery Reef are a sight to behold as we take an early morning cruise along this unique reef structure. Your crew will relate the incredible history of the area while we search for grazing turtles, roving sharks and the odd dugong. You’ll then have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view the reef from the air thanks to our onboard helicopter. The afternoon will be spent around Langii, where we can see the ‘Petrified Warriors’ and swim in crystal clear waters.

Day 6

CAMDEN HARBOUR TO PRINCE REGENT RIVER

We’ll start this day with a visit to Camden Harbour and Sheep Island, the first attempted European settlement in the Kimberley. You’ll marvel at the scenery as we cruise through Port George and Treachery Passage to Saint George’s basin. Your crew will point out major Kimberley features such as Mount Trafalgar and Mount Waterloo as we enter the Prince Regent River. After lunch we’ll head up Camp Creek for a quick trek to swim at the base of another wonderful waterfall.

Day 7

KINGS CASCADE

We’ll spend the morning fishing and explore the surrounding tributaries, before anchoring right next to the cascading waterfall. At the top of the falls, you can swim in a multitude of crystal clear freshwater pools and frolic beneath the magical waterfalls which feed them. The evening will be spent cruising out of the river to the delightful Careening Bay.

Day 8

HUNTER RIVER

An early morning beach expedition will have you viewing the ancient Boab Tree. It’s this tree that the crew of the Mermaid carved their vessel’s name into when they ran aground in 1820. We’ll then make our way to the picturesque Hunter River, its sandstone cliffs and ancient rainforests making this a seemingly endless stretch of scenic heaven.

Day 9

BIGGE ISLAND TO MITCHELL RIVER

We’ll leave the boat and go ashore on Bigge Island to view a fascinating Aboriginal art gallery. You’ll then be able to stretch your legs on the white sandy beach or cool off with a swim, before we have lunch while cruising around Cape Voltaire toward the mighty Mitchell River.

Day 10

MITCHELL RIVER

This is a huge, open estuary-type river, which is ideal for hunting the elusive Barramundi, one of the world’s great fishing challenges and eating delights. After lunch we’ll indulge in a freshwater swim in Surveyors Creek or take a helicopter flight over the Mitchell Plateau to the amazing Mitchell Falls. We’ll depart at sunset for Vansittart Bay.

Day 11

VANSITTART BAY

We’ll start the morning with a quick fish before cruising to the beach for a swim. We’ll then trek over to view the mysterious and famous Bradshaw galleries. After lunch we’ll journey further down the cove to explore an old DC3, which crashed near Truscott airbase at the end of World War II. The evening will be spent cruising around Cape Londonderry to the magnificent King George River.

Day 12

KING GEORGE RIVER

Your backdrop for breakfast will be awesome cathedral-like gorges as we cruise up the magnificent King George River. You’ll spend today trekking, exploring and drinking in the fantastic scenery this river has to offer in overwhelming abundance. The iconic twin King George Falls are a highlight not just of the day but of the entire Kimberley Coast, and you can experience them right from the bow of the boat.

Day 13

BERKELEY RIVER

The Berkeley River is a spectacular river system that offers a wide variety of adventure activities, as well as a number of freshwater creeks that will give us a few tempting options for walking and swimming. In the afternoon, we’ll cruise back down the river and anchor just beyond the mouth to fully appreciate the splendour of the late afternoon colours.

Day 14

WYNDHAM

Transfers to either your accommodation or to the airport can be arranged as you disembark at Wyndham Port.

9 Day Waterfall Safari – Broome to Wyndham

Day 1

BROOME

After boarding your luxury vessel at 5:00pm from the Broome Jetty, your crew will welcome you with drinks and canapés. We’ll then set off for the fabled Kimberley coast with a delicious dinner to be served on the way. Afterwards, you’ll have the rest of the evening to relax, familiarize yourself with the boat and settle into your guest room.

Day 2

BUCANEER ARCHIPELAGO

We’ll start the day cruising through King Sound and the Buccaneer Archipelago. With luck, we’ll collect some legendary Kimberley oysters for the evening entrée, before passing through the Koolan Island gap down to Dugong Bay. Here you can explore numerous hidden waterfalls, swim in freshwater pools and try your hand at fishing. We’ll then spend the evening cruising over to Raft Point and Doubtful Bay.

Day 3

DOUBTFUL BAY & MONTGOMERY REEF

The next few days will be spent exploring all that Montgomery Reef has to offer. This includes stunning waterfalls and a fantastic Aboriginal art gallery, as well as a variety of fishing spots such as the Sale River, Sapphire Creek, and Three Ways. Montgomery Reef also features an unusual reef structure that creates spectacular cascading waterfalls in the middle of the ocean. We’ll explore these waterways in full, taking care to spot turtles, crocodiles and all manner of fish as we go. We’ll finish off with a visit to Langii and its beautiful wet season waterfall, before spending the night cruising to the Prince Regent River.

Day 4

DOUBTFUL BAY & MONTGOMERY REEF

Today will be spent exploring all that Montgomery Reef has to offer. This includes stunning waterfalls and a fantastic Aboriginal art gallery, as well as a variety of fishing spots such as the Sale River, Sapphire Creek, and Three Ways. Montgomery Reef also features an unusual reef structure that creates spectacular cascading waterfalls in the middle of the ocean. We’ll explore these waterways in full, taking care to spot turtles, crocodiles and all manner of fish as we go. We’ll finish off with a visit to Langii and its beautiful wet season waterfall, before spending the night cruising to the Prince Regent River.

Day 5

KINGS CASCADE

Anchoring the boat by Kings Cascade waterfall, we’ll set out on a hike to swim in the multitude of rock pools, all fringed with grass and trees. On the tide we’ll head back down the river to the mouth of Camp Creek, where we can hike up to the next waterfall if time permits.

Day 6

MITCHELL RIVER

Here we’ll find the hunting grounds of the elusive barramundi, providing us with a day of fishing and collecting mud crabs. On the high tide, we’ll head off to Surveyors Creek, where we can walk up to a beautiful swimming pool and a wide variety of cascading falls. In the evening we’ll cruise around to King George Falls.

Day 7

KING GEORGE FALLS

The magnificent King George Falls. These towering twin falls will be in full glory after the wet season and a real sight to behold. After a leisurely cruise down the river, you can spend the day hiking, exploring and enjoying all the fantastic scenery. We’ll then reconvene on deck for afternoon drink as we head to the Berkeley River.

Day 8

BERKELEY RIVER

This spectacular river system offers a wide variety of entertainment options. Following a leisurely cruise through the sandstone cliffs, you can head off for a nature walk and then cool off in a beautiful fresh water pool. When the tide is right there’s also the opportunity for a spot of fishing, before enjoying a picnic lunch. In the afternoon we’ll move back down the river and anchor just outside the mouth of the river. This is a chance for a last-minute fish, a sunset wallow in another freshwater lagoon, or to just kick back and relax on the deck. We’ll then depart the Berkeley River for a 7-hour cruise down the Cambridge Gulf to Wyndham port.

Day 9

KUNUNURRA

Anchoring at the jetty, we’ll depart the vessel at approximately 8:30am. Air-conditioned transfers to Kununurra are included.

6 Night Kings Of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

Day 1

Wyndham to Berkeley River

Your crew will welcome you aboard around 5:00pm at the Wyndham Jetty with drinks and canapés, before we set off for the spectacular Berkeley River. Dinner will be served underway and then you’ll have the rest of the evening to settle into your cabin, familiarize yourself with the boat, and relax.

Day 2

Berkeley River

The Berkeley River is a stunning river system that offers a wide variety of soft adventure options, including nature walks and swimming in fresh water pools. You’ll also have the opportunity to dangle your line and possibly catch that elusive 50-pounder barramundi, before enjoying a picnic lunch. In the afternoon we’ll cruise back down the river and anchor just outside the mouth for the late afternoon.

Day 3

Atlantis Bay / Whiskey Creek

Start the day with a sumptuous breakfast as we cruise to the secluded Atlantis Bay. Here we’ll go ashore for a quick walk to a lovely waterhole, or perhaps take a leisurely stroll along the beach. We’ll then head toward Cape Whiskey and Whiskey Creek where we can go fishing on the low tide. In the afternoon, we’ll cruise to the magnificent King George River and set anchor for the night.

Day 4

King George Falls

Your backdrop for breakfast will be cathedral-like gorges as we cruise down the magnificent King George River. Your vessel will be driven right up to the cascading waterfalls and you can take a shower right on the bow of the boat. We’ll then spend the day trekking, exploring and enjoying all the fantastic scenery this river has to offer.

Day 6

Drysdale River

We’ll kick things off with a fishing excursion to organise the daily lunch buffet. We target a variety of pelagic species here, including giant trevally, queenfish, tuna and mackerel. There are also a few places to pick up a mangrove jack, fingermark or bluebone as well. We’ll then cool off with a quick swim before trekking over to view the mysterious Bradshaw ancient rock art galleries. Back aboard the boat, we’ll enjoy a sumptuous fresh lunch as we cruise into the cove to explore a crashed World War II DC3 plane. In the evening, we’ll cruise around Cape Bougainville to the mighty Mitchell River.

Day 7

Fly from Mitchell Falls to Kununurra

Today you’ll be transferred from the boat via helicopter over the picturesque Mitchell Falls to the Mitchell airstrip. Here you’ll be greeted by a fixed-wing aircraft that will fly you back to Kununurra airport.

4 Night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza

Day 1

Broome to Doubtful Bay

Your Kimberley fishing adventure begins with a flight into the heart of the Kimberley Coast. From here you’ll be transferred by helicopter to land aboard MV Great Escape. Your crew will greet you with a warm welcome and a hearty brunch to begin the day. We’ll then cruise across King Sound to Strickland Bay, where we can fish the Graveyards for queenfish and trevally. Navigating through Whirlpool passage on our way to the Buccaneer Archipelago, we’ll stop to have a flick at the passing tuna schools. We’ll anchor for the night at Coppermine Creek, a scenic and natural safe harbour.

Day 2

Raft Point

Here you’ll have the choice to go bottom fishing, trolling for sport species or collecting succulent Kimberley oysters for the evening entrée. We’ll then find a waterhole for a refreshing swim before cruising over to Raft Point, where you can either go for a sunset fish or enjoy a hike to an ancient Aboriginal art gallery with breathtaking views over Doubtful Bay. Drinks will be served on deck as you watch the sun slowly melt into the ocean.

Day 3

Montgomery Reef

Marvel at the waterfalls of Montgomery Reef as we take an early morning foray along this unusual reef structure. Discovered by Phillip Parker King in the early 1800s, this area is rich in history and wildlife. Here we can hook into a giant trevally, queenfish, tuna or maybe a mackerel, all while spotting turtles, sharks, and the odd dugong. We’ll then cruise back into Doubtful Bay and head on toward – a favourite secret Kimberley watering hole, a great place to relax and have a swim.

Day 4

Sale River

The Sale River is one of the most scenic waterways in this area, encompassing both tidal estuaries and spectacular sandstone gorges. You’ll start the day by fishing the morning tide, before we cruise down the river for a barbeque lunch beneath a rainforest canopy. Here you can relax in a multitude of crystal clear pools, fringed with tropical ferns and bushes. Time permitting, we’ll fish through the afternoon until we return to MV Great Escape, where you can kick back and enjoy your last Kimberley sunset as we cruise back over to Raft Point.

Day 5

Broome

After departing MV Great Escape in the morning by helicopter, you’ll land at Mount Hart and be transferred to Broome by a fixed wing charter flight. Our friendly office staff will greet you at Broome airport and then transfer you onto your accommodation or to the Broome International Airport if required.

Inclusions & Options

Your expedition includes:

Fabulous Food
Cabins with flat screen TVs, DVD players and personal fridges.

Optional extras:

Deck Plan & Cabins

Cabins:

Panoramic View Staterooms

Three Panoramic View Staterooms are located on the mid-level and on the upper deck. This is the superior level of accommodation onboard MV Great Escape, providing added space, larger windows, and larger ensuites. The Panoramic Stateroom is 15.2 metres squared including the ensuite.

Horizon Staterooms

Four Horizon View Staterooms are located on the lower deck, all with private ensuites, large port-hole style windows, personal fridges, flat screen televisions and DVD players. These rooms have queen-size beds you can walk all the way around, and two can be configured as twin-single beds as well. The Horizon View Stateroom is 8.8 metres squared including the ensuite.

Deck Plan:

More About This Ship:

….. The vessel accommodates a maximum of 14 passengers in 7 executive staterooms with queen size beds you can walk all the way around, and the option of twin single bed configuration. Three 5 metre excursion tenders are available to transfer guests from MV Great Escape to their daily adventures. This allows for flexibility within the itinerary. Guests may choose a preferred shore-based excursion or boating activity. MV Great Escape features indoor and alfresco dining areas to allow for all weather conditions.

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