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ITINERARY

MS Diversity II, Luxury Kimberley Cruise

14 Day Kimberley Dream

Broome to Wyndham or V.V

Day One – Departure

Guests are collected at approximately 4.30pm from their accommodation venue. Once on board, you will have the opportunity to meet the other guests and crew, be shown your accommodation and taken through our safety procedures. Whilst the skipper steams out of Broome, relax with a drink and nibbles overlooking a view of the famous cable beach, the gateway to the Kimberley.

Day Two – Horizontal Waterfalls

Wake up to the delights of Yampi Sound. Start your day with breakfast, then depending on tide, board one of our custom built tenders to collect black lip oysters, or fish the headlands or creeks. Lunch will be served while the MV Diversity II moves through the Koolan channel. We will continue via Dugong Bay into Talbot Bay where you can experience the thrill of the amazing Horizontal Falls. After enjoying a sumptuous evening meal enjoy a restful night under the Kimberley night sky.

 Day Three – Doubtful Bay

Awaken to the aroma of fresh coffee and breakfast being prepared. Once you are energized, sit back and enjoy the beautiful steam through Raft point into Doubtful bay. Doubtful bay is the gateway to many waterways each with their own unique landscape and swimming holes. Spend the day pursuing your choice of activities fishing, mud crabbing or exploring the many fresh water swimming holes the Kimberley keeps secret.

Day Four – Montgomery Reef

Depart Red Cone Creek early in the day and enjoy a short steam to nearby Montgomery Reef. Once anchored, guests will enjoy a scenic tour as the reef rises out of the ocean and water cascades into the channel. Guests will then have the choice to fish the run-offs or just take the opportunity to photograph a special part of the Kimberley.

 Day Five – Deception Bay

Wake up to Deception bay on the low tide where guests will have the opportunity to fish and gather some Black Tip Kimberley Oysters. Once the tide has risen, the crew will escort guests for a refreshing swim at one of the many fresh water swimming holes. MV Diversity then departs Deception bay steaming north to the mighty Prince Regent River.

Day Six – Cascade Waterfalls

Wake up in the St George Basin and take the tenders up Spit Fire Creek for the opportunity to catch the prized Barramundi. Once the tide has risen the skipper maneuvers the boat under the powerful Kings Cascade waterfall. Guests will have the opportunity to swim and hike the surrounding areas before we steam to Camp Creek for the night.

Day Seven – Camp Creek

Once guests have enjoyed breakfast, they will have the opportunity to fish the river for Fingermark Broome and Mangrove Jack. Guests can leisurely explore the Aboriginal Artwork of the area. On the high tide the crew takes the tenders up to Camp Creek to enjoy a freshwater swim and the waterfall. MV Diversity will catch the outgoing tide and anchor at Careening Bay

Day Eight – Mermaid Tree

Guests will go to shore to view the Mermaid Tree and learn about the rich history of the area. MV Diversity will then steam to the Hunter River to Perosis Creek, for the option to fish or explore the surrounding areas. Guests celebrate their final night with a beach bonfire on Naturalists Island before enjoying dinner back on board

Day Nine – Biggie Island

Explore the art on Bigge Island and enjoy a saltwater swim, with the option to pick some oysters and do some blue water fishing, before steaming down into the mighty Mitchell river for dinner.

Day Ten – Mitchell River

Wake up in another magic location, the Mitchell River; one of the best spots to find that elusive Barramundi. After the morning fish, enjoy the cooling waters at Surveyor’s Pool. Mud crabs are on the menu for lunch as we steam out into Vansittart Bay for the night

Day Eleven – Vansittart Bay

Revel in the history of the Bradshaw art that covers Vansittart bay. With an abundance of Bluewater fishing options, here is one of the best spots to get some fresh sashimi for our chef to prepare. After lunch, we will explore a plane wreck of the DC-3 from WW II. Back on-board Diversity II we travel around the cape to the jaw dropping King George river.

Day Twelve – King George River

Wake up and enjoy breakfast as we travel up the King George river. Truly the diamond in the crown of the Kimberley. Feel the true power of the falls As we place the bow of diversity under the 84m high waterfalls. Enjoy a walk up to the top of the falls followed by a light dip. After lunch have a swim in the beautiful King George Crack and head out the front for some awesome Bluewater fishing.

Day Thirteen – Berkeley River

Enjoy breakfast on the way up the Berkeley River as the landscape changes before you. Grab your rod and steam to the head of the river where the fresh water pours over the rock bars, a prime spot for Barramundi. Back to Diversity for lunch before we move the boat further down the river. The afternoon will be lazy, enjoying a glass of bubbles in a freshwater swimming hole, before returning to the boat for dinner. Final dinner on the anchor before Diversity heads to Wyndham.

Day Fourteen – Wyndham

Change of scenery as we wake up in Wyndham. Breakfast on board and final goodbyes as your bus greets you at the jetty for a 9 am departure to Kununurra.

Inclusions

  • Endless purified spring water, brewed coffee, tea & fruit baskets
  • Fresh bread baked daily
  • All day excursions
  • Scenic plane flight
  • Sumptuous meals prepared daily by our chefs
  • Fish scaling and preparation
  • Fishing equipment
  • Beach Towels for day trips

What to bring

  • Light weight clothing, trousers and shorts
  • Sun cream, hat and long sleeve sun shirt
  • Bathers
  • Enclosed shoes suitable for hiking
  • Thongs/sandals for onboard
  • Wet shoes suitable for reefwalking
  • Sunglasses and chapstick
  • Personal toiletries
  • Light jumper/jacket
  • Wide brim hat
  • Personal drink bottle

Alcohol

We are not licensed to sell alcohol however we are able to purchase alcohol on your behalf. Your order will be waiting for you chilled, on your departure day.

Note: This itinerary is an indication of what destinations are usually visited and activities are usually on offer. Throughout the expedition changes may be made to the itinerary as necessary to maximise your expeditionary experience. Allowances may be made for seasonal variations, weather, tidal conditions and any other event that may affect the operation of the vessel.