West Coast Discovery and Kimberley Coast Cruise
Perth to Broome
Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 10 nights cruising the Kimberley aboard Coral Adventurer
- 17 nights in premium accommodation
- Services of a Travelmarvel Tour/Cruise Director and Driver*
- 61 meals – 27 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 23 dinners
- Cruise Shark Bay and World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef
- Indulge in a gourmet dinner at El Questro Wilderness Park
- Ride through Horizontal Falls aboard an inflatable Zodiac
- Board an Xplorer vessel or Zodiac and cruise to the base of King George Falls
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
- *Days 18-28 are escorted by a Coral Expeditions Expedition Leader
- Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises
- Prices are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
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Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event
Enhance Your Journey
Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences
Take a guided walk of Kings Park before a Welcome Dinner.
Stay: Crowne Plaza PerthDaily :
Perth, Nambung National Park, The Pinnacles, Kalbarri
At Nambung National Park, see the Pinnacles before arriving in Kalbarri.
Stay: Kalbarri Edge ResortDaily :
Kalbarri, Shell Beach, Monkey Mia
Enjoy a seafood dinner and stay at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort.
Set out for Shark Bay, visiting Shell Beach and Hamelin Pool en route.
Stay: Two Nights, Monkey Mia Dolphin ResortDaily :
Monkey Mia Dolphin Experience
Embark on a wildlife cruise on Shark Bay.
See the Monkey Mia dolphins being fed (subject to appearance). Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening, enjoy an Insider Experience.Daily :
Travel from Monkey Mia to Exmouth.
Stay: Two Nights, Exmouth, Pot Shot HotelDaily :
Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, Exmouth
ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY
Delve beneath the surface and swim with the mighty whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef (seasonal and additional expense - enquire for details).
Cruise the stunning Ningaloo Reef.
Travel to Coral Bay, the gateway to World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef Marine Park for today’s Insider Experience. Continue to Vlamingh Head for stunning views of Western Australia’s coastline and the North West Cape. Later, travel to Exmouth.Daily :
Exmouth, The Pilbara, Karijini National Park
Cross the Pilbara to Karijini National Park. Tour Tom Price mine.
Stay: Karijini Eco RetreatDaily :
Karijini National Park, Port Hedland
Visit Dales Gorge and Fortescue falls, then travel to Port Hedland.
Stay: The Esplanade, Port HedlandDaily :
Port Hedland, Great Sandy Desert, Broome
Travel through the Great Sandy Desert to Broome.
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, El Questro Wilderness Park
ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY
Upgrade your stay in El Questro to the luxurious Homestead, boasting picturesque views over the Chamberlain River (additional expense, replaces touring and accommodation at Emma Gorge Resort - enquire for details).
Stay at Emma Gorge Resort in El Questro Wilderness Park.
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 en suitesDaily :
El Questro Wilderness Park
Indulge in a delicious open-air gourmet dinner at El Questro Wilderness Park.
Visit the tranquil Zebedee Springs, a stunning oasis in the middle of the wilderness park. After, 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.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: Travelodge DarwinDaily :
Darwin, Embark Cruise
Today, board your ship. Cross Joseph Bonaparte Gulf before journeying into West Australian waters. Later, meet your crew at the Captain’s Welcome Drinks.
Stay: 10 Nights, aboard the Coral AdventurerDaily :
King George River, Tranquil Bay
Board a Zodiac and cruise to the base of magnificent King George Falls.
Jump aboard an Xplorer and discover rugged gorges carved by the force of the mighty King George River. Towering 80 metres above the water and reminiscent of an outdoor cathedral, King George Falls is one of the Kimberley’s most spectacular attractions. Later, explore the pristine beach and luscious green landscape at Tranquil Bay.Daily :
Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
View the wreckage of the US Air Force DC3 plane that crashed at Vansittart Bay during World War II in 1942. 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. Many of these images show figures with elegant clothing or ornaments.Daily :
ENHANCE YOUR JOURNEY
Soar over Mitchell Falls on a scenic helicopter flight and see the rugged landscape from above (additional expense - enquire for details).
Pull up a chair and watch as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean, all the while savouring delicious canapes and drinks.
After anchoring in Winyalken Bay, travel ashore and explore the maze of natural sandstone caves of Hathaway’s Hideaway.Daily :
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 wildlife such as white-bellied sea eagles and birds of prey are often seen here among the predators. Head back to your ship in the afternoon.Daily :
Prince Regent River, King Cascades, Careening Bay
Admire the King Cascades, a spectacular waterfall that falls in torrents over terraced rock formations. Look out for saltwater crocodiles gliding through the opaque water.
Cruise the Prince Regent River, named by the crew of the survey vessel, the HMC Mermaid, who were the first Europeans to discover it in 1820. Afterwards, spend 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 after 200 years. Learn about the ship and crew who left their mark in the tree before heading back to your ship.Daily :
Experience a truly spectacular moment when Montgomery Reef rises out of the ocean as the tide falls. It stretches over 300 square kilometres across the Indian Ocean and you'll witness the miniature waterfalls cascade down the exposed reef walls in all directions, creating an awe-inspiring effect. Discover the reef’s diverse marine life including turtles, sea snakes and reef sharks.Daily :
Doubtful Bay, Kuri Bay, Raft Point, Ruby Falls
Make sure to have your camera at the ready as you cruise through the dramatic and rugged sea cliffs at Doubtful Bay. After, cruise Kuri Bay, home of the south sea pearl industry. Board an 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.Daily :
Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Board a Zodiac for a ride through Horizontal Falls.
Travel through the Buccaneer Archipelago, a group of over 800 islands strewn across the azure waters of the Timor Sea. Your skilled captain navigates smoothly through the hidden whirlpools, unmarked rocks and reefs caused by the largest tides in the Southern Hemisphere. The islands’ rocks are over two billion years old, still in pristine condition due to the isolation and minimal tourism of the area. We head towards Talbot Bay and see the majestic Horizontal Falls. When the 12-metre tide turns, strong currents rush through the two narrow coastal gorges, creating a cascading effect. Later, enjoy sunset drinks overlooking the otherworldly rock formations at Nares Point.Daily :
Cruise to the Lacepede Islands (subject to conditions), a group of four islands home to an abundance of marine birds. The islands support over one percent of the world population of Lesser Frigatebirds and Roseate Terns. Because of this the islands are considered an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International. Tonight, say goodbye to your fellow travellers and friendly crew while you enjoy Captain’s Farewell Drinks.Daily :
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your onward journey.Daily :
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