8 Day Northern Dream, Wyndham to Mitchell Plateau
Make the most of the wet season rainfall. Witness majestic waterfalls including the King George Falls, and discover an incredible array of gorges, river systems, captivating wildlife and ancient rock art, only found in this remote Kimberley wilderness. Your Northern Dream cruise includes a scenic helicopter flight over the spectacular Mitchell Falls as well as a light aircraft flight between Mitchell Plateau and Kununurra.
Day One – Kununurra, Wyndham Port
A courtesy vehicle will pick you up from your Kununurra accommodation around 3pm and transfer you to MV Ocean Dream for a 4pm departure.
Day Two – Berkeley River
Early morning, we cruise up the Berkeley River, one of the most beautiful rivers in the Kimberley. Take a tender excursion up the river and fish off the flat rocks for barramundi or walk to a fresh water pool. This is your last evening under the Kimberley skies as we cruise down the Cambridge Gulf, towards Wyndham.
Day Three – King George River – King George Falls
At high tide we cross the sandbars of the King George River, one of the great Kimberley icons with a dual waterfall that has a vertical drop of over 80m, making it one of the tallest waterfalls in Western Australia.
Day Four – Drysdale River
The morning is spent exploring Doubtful Bay and the incredible spectacle of Montgomery Reef. Witness as 300 square kilometers of coral reef appears to rise out of the water on the falling tide, creating hundreds of cascading waterfalls as the water rushes of the reef. The reef attracts an abundance of marine life including turtles, manta rays, dugongs, dolphins, crabs and fish. In the afternoon we will put on our hiking boots for a moderate climb up to the Raft Point caves to explore a well-preserved collection of Wandjina rock art. Delicious canapes and drinks on the bow of Ocean Dream will top off an incredible day of adventure with a sunset you will never forget.
Day Five – Vansittart Bay
Visit WWII history with the crash site of a DC3 aircraft, located on the eastern side of Vansittart Bay.
We also explore and wonder at the incredible rock art known as Bradshaws, dated some 20,000 years old, which is unique to the Kimberley.
Day Six – Mitchell River, Swift Bay
For the enthusiasts fishing and mud crabbing is on offer at low ride and then after lunch we’ll indulge in a freshwater swim in Surveyors Pool. We’ll depart at sunset for Vansittart Bay.
Day Seven – Hunter River
Enjoy an early morning fish or a leisurely breakfast before taking a scenic tender excursion up Hunter River and into Porosus Creek
Day Eight – Scenic flight from Ocean Dream helideck over the Mitchell Falls, light aircraft flight from Mitchell Plateau to Kununurra
We arrive into Wyndham Port early in the morning and after a last Breakfast served on board a coach transfer will take you to Kununurra arriving approx. 10am.
- All meals for the duration of the cruise
- All non-alcoholic drinks. BYO alcohol available at bottle shop prices
- All off-vessel excursions
- Fishing and sightseeing excursions including use of equipment
- Scenic helicopter flight over the Mitchell Falls
- Light aircraft flight between Mitchell Plateau and Kununurra, and
- Pre/post cruise transfers between Kununurra accommodation and vessel.