With dramatic waterfalls, plunging gorges,
Aboriginal rock art, deserted beaches,
indigenous wildlife and fewer people per
square mile than almost any other place on
Earth, the Kimberley is one of Australia’s
hidden treasures. This vast area, located in
Australia’s north-west, is three times the size
of England, and much of it is only accessible
by boat. This cruise itinerary is available in
both directions between Darwin and Broome,
with departures in April and May 2017.
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Board Silver Discoverer and begin your 10-night
cruise along the Kimberley coast to Darwin. (B, L, D)
Cruise through the 800 islands that make up
the Buccaneer archipelago, stretching from King
Sound to Collier Bay. (B, L, D)
Visit the Hunter River region, home to an
immense mangrove system surrounded by red
sandstone cliffs and inhabited by numerous bird
species. From Naturalist Island at the mouth
of the river board an optional helicopter flight
seeing into the Kimberley’s vast interior. (B, L, D)
See the magnificent King George Falls, which,
at 80 metres high, are among the highest in
Australia. Look out for saltwater crocodiles and
amazing birdlife, including giant raptors and the
brahminy kite. (B, L, D)
The small settlement of Wyndham was
established in 1886 during the Halls Creek gold
rush and sits on the Cambridge Gulf. Today it is
the gateway to the breathtaking Bungle Bungle
mountains in Purnululu National Park – giant
orange and black striped domes that rise out
of the ground into a dramatic landscape. The
following day is at sea. (B, L, D)
Cruise to Jaco Island, located just off the eastern
tip of Timor in the Lesser Sunda islands. The
island is the perfect place to wander through
tropical forests, relax on the beach and swim over
coral reefs. The following day is at sea. (B, L, D)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious
accommodation throughout the tour. Prices are
based on the standard category, unless indicated
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The Silver Discoverer combines an expedition-style exploration with the highest level of comfort. The ship has a shallow draft allowing her to navigate closer to shore, and with a fleet of 12 Zodiacs, guests can land on isolated shores and explore wetlands and submerged ecosystems. The ship can take a total of 120 passengers and 96 crew. On board there are expert naturalists to provide informative lectures as well as a butler service, gourmet cuisine and complimentary wine and spirits. Spacious public areas offer spectacular panoramas, and the lounge plays host to a pianist in the evenings. All suites are elegantly appointed with luxurious amenities, marbled bathrooms, and complimentary 24-hour room service.
Features: Gourmet Relais & Chateaux menus, lecture theatre, fitness centre, spa & outdoor whirlpool, complimentary Wi-Fi, beauty salon & boutique, onboard gratuities...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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KCS2017: 10 Nights