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MS Diversity II, Luxury Kimberley Cruise

9 Day Kimberley Discovery, Broome – Hunter River to Broome (Fly/Cruise)

Day One – Scenic Flight

Guests are collected at approximately 6.30am from their accommodation venue. Guests will then enjoy a scenic flight to Mitchell Plateau and then board a helicopter through the Mitchell Falls to the Mitchell Plateau.

Guests will be greeted with champagne and appetisers from the chef. 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 – Mermaid Tree

Guests will go ashore 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, where guests have the option to fish or explore the surrounding areas. Guests celebrate with a beach bomb fire on Naturaliste Island before enjoying dinner back on board.

Day Three – 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 Art work 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 Four – Spit Fire Creek Fishing

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 we steam up to Kings Cascade where the skipper manoeuvres the boat under the powerful Kings cascade waterfall. Guests will have the opportunity to swim and hike the surrounding areas. MV Diversity steams back to Camp Creek for the night.

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 – Red Cone Creek

Depart Red Cone Creek early in the day and enjoy a short steam to nearby Montgomery Reef. MV Diversity we will drop anchor in a channel carved out of the reef by the tidal activity over millions of years. Once anchored watch the wonder of the reef rising out of the ocean and the water cascading 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 Seven – Aboriginal Art

Awake to the aroma of fresh coffee and breakfast being prepared. Once you are energized, MV Diversity II’s crew will land you on the beach and escort you to view the gallery of Aboriginal Art that tells a visual story of an ancient race of water people that lived in the area thousands of years ago. On your descent, stop and enjoy the view across the water. Once back on board it’s a short steam into Doubtful Bay where you spend the day pursuing your choice of activities fishing, mud crabbing or exploring the many fresh water swimming holes the Kimberley keeps secret.

Day Eight – 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. Back on board, MV Diversity II will then make its way to the well-known swimming hole at Crocodile Creek created by the iron ore workers living on Koolan Island some 40 years ago. 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 the MV Diversity II will steam to its nights and enjoy a restful night under the Kimberley night sky.

Day Nine – Arrive in Broome

The boat steams through the beautiful surroundings on the way to Broome.  Guests enjoy their final breakfast together and say farewell to the fellow guests and crew.  The boat arrives in Broome around 10am.

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
  • Enclosed shoes suitable for hiking
  • Wet shoes suitable for reefwalking
  • Thongs/sandals for onboard
  • Sunglasses and chapstick
  • Personal toiletries
  • Light jumper/jacket
  • Personal drink bottle
  • Wide Brim hat
  • Bathers

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.