Top End and Kimberley Coast Cruise
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 10 nights cruising the Kimberley aboard Coral Expeditions I
- 11 nights in premium accommodation
- Services of a Driver and Travelmarvel Tour/Cruise Director
- 48 meals – Enjoy 20 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 17 Dinners
- Airport and ship transfers
Travel & Accommodation
Ride through Horizontal Falls
Board a Zodiac for an exhilerating ride through Horizontal Falls.
El Questro Wilderness Park
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of El Questro Wilderness Park with a two-night stay at Emma Gorge Resort
Remote Cruising Experience
Discover the breathtaking Kimberley Coast aboard the Coral Expeditions I.
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
- Cruising itineraries are subject to change due to tidal conditions
- Weather events may cause disruption to itineraries, especially in remote locations
- Please note Days 12-22 are escorted by a Coral Expeditions I Cruise Director
- Days 1-10 of the tour form part of West Coast Adventure
- Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
- Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Designed exclusively for our guests
Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your resort-style hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Oaks BroomeDaily :
Today is yours to spend at leisure. You may choose to relax by the pool or perhaps visit iconic Cable Beach, or head into town where you will discover Broome's rich and colourful history.Daily :
Broome, Fitzroy Crossing
Travel to Fitzroy Crossing today.
Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River LodgeDaily :
Geikie Gorge, Halls Creek
After breakfast, cruise the stunning Geikie Gorge and admire its multi-coloured limestone walls. Then, journey to Halls Creek.
Stay: Halls Creek, Kimberley HotelDaily :
Halls Creek, Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine, El Questro Wilderness Park
Stay at Emma Gorge Resort in El Questro Wilderness Park.
Tour Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine and learn about the mine's history on a guided tour. Afterwards, travel to El Questro Wilderness Park, through spectacular scenery, passing picturesque gorges, waterfalls and rivers. Arrive at Emma Gorge Resort.
Stay: Two Nights, El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with ensuitesDaily :
El Questro Wilderness Park
Indulge in a delicious open-air home-style dinner at Emma Gorge Resort.
Visit the tranquil Zebedee Springs, a stunning oasis in the middle of the desert, located within the wilderness park. Afterwards, enjoy a scenic cruise along Chamberlain Gorge, where the river carves a path through the sheer rock-face which is surrounded by a diverse range of native flora and fauna. Indulge in a delicious open-air home-style dinner.Daily :
El Questro Wilderness Park, Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra
Travel along the Gibb River Road to Lake Argyle before joining a wildlife cruise on the Ord River. Keep an eye out for crocodiles and over 270 species of birds.
Stay: Kununurra Country ClubDaily :
Pass through Timber Creek and arrive in Katherine.
Stay: Ibis Styles KatherineDaily :
Today, discover Nitmiluk National Park and enjoy a guided cruise along the majestic Nitmiluk Gorge, Afterwards, journey to Darwin.
Stay: Two Nights, Darwin, Mantra on the EsplanadeDaily :
Tour Darwin’s iconic sights, then spend the rest of the day at leisure.Daily :
Darwin, Embark Cruise
Today, board your ship. Cross the vast Cambridge Gulf before journeying into West Australian waters. Later, meet your crew at the Captain’s Welcome Drinks.
Stay: 10 Nights: aboard your small ship, the Coral Expeditions IDaily :
King George River, Tranquil Bay
Board a Zodiac and cruise to the base of King George Falls.
Jump aboard the Explorer and discover rugged gorges carved by the force of the mighty King George River. Cruise to the base of magnificent King George Falls aboard a Zodiac. The towering 80 metre twin falls are one of the Kimberley’s most spectacular attractions. Later, you’ll explore the beautiful beach at Tranquil Bay.Daily :
Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
Be guided across salt flats at Vansittart Bay to view the wreckage of a US Air Force DC3, which crashed on the beach during World War II. Later, guest lecturers will guide you through Jar Island’s rock art, including the mysterious Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years.Daily :
This evening, pull up a chair and watch the sun setting over the Indian Ocean while you savour a delicious gourmet Australian beach barbecue.
After anchoring in Winyalken Bay, travel ashore and explore the maze of natural sandstone caves of Hathaway’s Hideaway.Daily :
Bigge Island, Careening Bay
Visit Bigge Island’s ancient Wandjina rock art. Spend some time at leisure wandering Careening Bay. Then, with a knowledgeable guide, you’ll journey to the site of the iconic boab tree engraved with ‘HMC Mermaid 1820’, miraculously visible almost 200 years on.Daily :
Prince Regent River, King Cascades
Admire the breathtaking King Cascades, an unusual terraced waterfall.
Aboard the Explorer, cruise the Prince Regent River. Then, enjoy afternoon tea at beautiful Camp Creek.Daily :
Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay
Today you’ll experience a truly magical moment when Montgomery Reef rises out of the ocean as the tide recedes. Discover the reef’s diverse marine-life. Later, cruise through scenic Doubtful Bay, where rugged cliffs rise from the sea.Daily :
Kuri Bay, Raft Point, Ruby Falls
Cruise Kuri Bay, home of the south sea pearl industry. Board the Explorer and travel to striking Raft Point, where you’ll see ancient Wandjina rock art and some of the Kimberley’s most well-preserved Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings. Later, explore Red Cone Creek and Ruby Falls.Daily :
Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Board a Zodiac for a ride through Horizontal Falls.
Travel through the Buccaneer Archipelago to Talbot Bay and see Horizontal Falls. When the 12-metre tide turns, currents rush through two narrow gorges, creating a cascade effect. Later, stop at Silica Beach.Daily :
Visit the Lacepede Islands (subject to conditions), home to an abundance of marine birds including Lesser Frigatebirds. Tonight, enjoy the Captain’s Farewell Drinks.Daily :
Your cruise ends with a transfer to the airport.Daily :
Everything was wonderful. There were great sight seeing trips and the guides were very knowledgeable.