10 Night Kimberley Coast and Rivers Cruise

Lose yourself exploring the rivers and incredible Kimberley coastline.

Highlights include viewing of the world renown Horizontal Waterfalls, trying your hand at catching the ellusive Barra in Prince Regent River, nature walks to view ancient Aboriginal Art, climbing Kings Cascade waterfall and experiencing the enigma that is Montgomery Reef.

Sample 10 Night Itinerary.

Schedule based on and around a full moon spring tide.  Itineraries can be tailored for private group charters.

Day 1: Boarding

Your incredible Kimberley journey starts with a scenic flight transfer Broome to Dampier Peninsula to board the Kimberley Pearl.  From here cruise through the Gagg Islands, Cone Bay and into Yampi Sound to enjoy the sunset and a delightful dinner cooked by your onboard chef on your first evening on board the Kimberley Pearl.

Day 2: Yampi Sound to Talbot Bay (Horizontal Falls)

It’s an early start as we set off for Talbot Bay. Experience the Horizontal Falls and spend the afternoon wildlife spotting or do some bluewater fishing whilst exploring the creeks of Talbot Bay. Bask in the serenity of the bay with a drink in hand as the sun sets on your second evening.

Day 3: Talbot Bay to Montgomery Reef

Departing on the outgoing tide we cruise through the Kingfisher Islands to Montgomery Reef. Relish the isolation of the magnificent Montgomery Islands as we cruise over the top of the tide watching the reef as the tide ebbs away and exposes itself. Truly incredible natural viewing! Continue cruising up the coast to anchor overnight on one of the many sheltered bays this strip has to offer on your third evening. 

Day 4: Hall Point Area to Port George IV

Enjoy some early morning beach combing for a bit of a stretch & oyster hunt or perhaps a spot of fishing if preferred, before cruising through Kuri Bay and Camden Harbour and cruising up to Port George or Hanover Bay. Enjoy your fourth evening ashore a secluded beach with a bonfire!

Day 5: St George Basin to Prince Regent River

Enjoy a spot of Barra fishing before we catch the incoming tide to cruise into the St George Basin. Enjoy a scenic ride up the Prince Regent River and the opportunity to do some walking and swimming in freshwater pools. Enjoy your freshly caught Barra cooked on the 6 Burner BBQ by your onboard chef for your fifth evening.

Day 6:  Prince Regent River

Spend the day exploring the upper reaches of the river, perhaps climb up Kings Cascade Waterfall into the back waters of Cascade Creek, or try your hand at catching some mud crabs in one of the tributaries of the Prince Regent River.  End the day relaxing with a drink in hand and enjoying those mud crabs on your sixth evening in Prince Regent River.

Day 7: Prince Regent River to Camden Sound

It’s an early departure as we catch the outgoing tide out of the basin towards Camden Sound, a beautiful marine park where humpback whales are often spotted nurturing their calves during migration season.  Relax and enjoy the sights or a good book as we continue to cruise south towards Doubtful Bay and anchor in a secluded bay for your seventh evening.

Day 8: Doubtful Bay

With your choice of River and creek systems in this area to explore, low tide is perfect for fishing for Barra, then climb Raft Point to view the Numburi Art shelter.  Enjoy your eighth night anchored in this beautiful bay surrounded by the incredible Kimberley coastline.

Day 9: Doubtful Bay & Silica Beach

Spend the morning doing some more exploring of the beautiful bay and enjoy a fresh water swim before catching the outgoing tide to depart Doubtful Bay and cruise to Silicia Beach.  Jump ashore for an afternoon swim and an evening around a bonfire on Silicia Beach.  

Day 10: Silica Beach to Cone Bay

It’s an early start as we cruise back to the Dampier Peninsula through Yampi Sound. Jump on a tender to explore the Buccaneer Archipelago, a cluster of four islands found here, or spend your afternoon catching dinner for your last evening onboard the Kimberley Pearl.  Continue cruising towards Cone Bay and savour the final Kimberley sunset and dinner delights served by your onboard chef.

Day 11: Cone Bay to Dampier Peninsula

Cruise back to passenger drop off point to disembark the Kimberley Pearl and catch your connecting scenic flight transfer back to Broome.  Times will be dependent on tides, Kimberley Pearl Charters would recommend evening flight departures from Broome if wishing to return same day of disembarkation, to allow for any delays.

* Itineraries may change subject to weather and tidal conditions.

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