9 Day Flight & Cruise ex Broome to Mitchell Plateau (or in reverse) | Aboard: MV Odyssey
Departures: 14 sailings between mid May and mid September
Prices: 8 nights per person twin share from $7,950
The Odyssey is a custom built 24m catamaran built in 2006, accommodating 20 guests in 4 twin and 6 double bed air-conditioned cabins on 2 decks with 4 separate bathrooms. The dining area seats all passengers for meals and presentations and on the upper observation deck all guests can be seated under shade for alfresco meals. The ships tender ‘Homer’ accommodates all guests for excursions, trips ashore and fishing.
●● Visits to the Kimberley’s major attractions, breathtaking scenery and an unspoiled coastline between April to September when waterfalls are flowing, gorges are full, flora and fauna are at their most abundant
●● Talbot Bay and Horizontal Falls
●● Silica Beach and Crocodile Creek
●● Ruby Falls and Raft Point rock art
●● Montgomery Reef
●● Prince Regent River, King Cascade & Falls and Camp Creek
●● Camden Harbour and Kuri Bay
●● Sale River gorges and rainforests
●● Hunter and Roe rivers
Day 1-2: Buccaneer Archipelago | Embark in Broome and cruise to the Buccaneer Archipelago and Talbot Bay to see the spectacular Horizontal Falls with a trip ashore to Silica Beach and a swim in Crocodile Creek.
Day 3: Ruby Falls – Raft Point | Morning tender excursion into Red Cone Creek to swim at Ruby Falls and afternoon trip ashore to Raft Point, famous for aboriginal rock art.
Day 4: Montgomery Reef – Sale Point | Cruising through ‘Turtle Alley’ we reach Montgomery reef 2-4 m underwater at high tide and a never to be forgotten spectacular display of water falls and wild life as the tide falls. Tender excursion and hike into the Sale River area rain forest.
Day 5: Camden Sound – Doubtful Bay | A crucial breeding and calving area for the Humpback Whale and other aquatic mammals such as Bottle and Snub-fin dolphins, Blue Whales, Pygmy Killer Whales and Pilot Whales. Afternoon excursion to Hanover Beach and rock art.
Days 6-7: Prince Regent River | Cruise to St George Basin and into the Prince Regent river to visit King Cascades and tidal conditions allowing, Cathedral Falls and a shore excursion to view Bradshaw art. Next day an excursion ashore to idyllic Camp Creek and water falls for swimming and hiking.
Days 8-9: Careening Bay – Roe River, Mitchell Falls – Broome | Shore excursion to see the Boabab tree engraved ‘HMC Mermaid 1820’. Afternoon cruising to Prince Fredrick Harbour and Hunter and Roe rivers. Next morning cruising the Hunter river and going ashore on Naturalist Island to be picked up for the helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls en route to Mitchell Plateau airstrip and light aircraft flight to Broome where your cruise ends.
Note : Subject to change due to weather and tides.
●● All meals
●● Helicopter flight over Mitchell Plateau & Falls
●● Light plane transfer to Broome
●● Guided tours by expedition vessel and tender
●● Access to islands, marine and national parks
●● Port taxes and government charges
●● Alcoholic beverages
●● Gratuities and all personal expenses
Price per person twin share | Based on lead in cabin rising in price according to cabin level and season