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15-Day Kimberley Cruise: Voyage to the Outback 

15-Day Kimberley Cruise: Voyage to the Outback

Australian Outback, Gratuities and Zodiac Cruises

Join Zegrahm Expeditions to sail the pristine, dramatic wilderness of The Kimberley, Australia, on board the 65-guest Coral Discoverer.  Keep an eye out for prolific wildlife, gorgeous scenery and high adventure along the striking coastline. A team of experts are there to help transform your vacation into an authentic learning experience, whether you are examining the cave paintings at Raft Point or searching for local seabirds. This is an excellent choice for the active traveler who appreciates brisk hikes in sometimes rugged terrain, thrilling encounters with the local flora and fauna, as well as the spontaneity of expedition cruising.

Included Shore Excursions, Gratuities and Zodiac Cruises

Cruise Line: Zegrahm Expeditions
Ship(s): Coral Discoverer
Departure: 4/21/2020
Length: 15 Days
Starts: Darwin to Broome
Starting from
$14,980
per person
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Cruise Amenities

Book this trip now with Cruise Specialists and receive the following exclusive amenities!

Zegrahm ALL-INCLUSIVE Amenities:
  • Complimentary activity options, from cultural tours, nature hikes to zodiac cruises
  • All gratuities, from porters and ship's crew to tour guides and drivers
  • All accommodations
  • World-class lecture and expedition team
  • All entrance fees, taxes and landing and port charges
  • Arrival and departure transfer on group dates
  • Gift certificates for recommended expedition gear and reading materials
  • Comprehensive pre-departure packet to prepare you for your trip
  • Dedicated staff to answer all of your questions and assist with flight arrangements
  • All meals on board and with the group ashore, including beer and wine with lunch and dinner
  • Medical expense coverage and emergency evacuation insurance

 

15-Day Kimberley Cruise: Voyage to the Outback

Fares as low as $14,980 and Included Shore Excursions, Gratuities and Zodiac Cruises!

Australia's Kimberley: A Voyage to the Outback
Aboard the Coral Discoverer
April 21, 2020 ♦ Darwin to Broome ♦ 15 Days

DATES DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY
April 21-23
DEPART USA/Darwin, Australia:
Board your independent overnight flight to Darwin, Australia, losing a day crossing the International Date Line. Arrive in Darwin on Saturday, enjoy your afternoon at leisure before you gather together for a Welcome Dinner and overnight at the Hilton Darwin.
April 24
Darwin/Embark Coral Discoverer:
Exploring historic Darwin; join a city tour to discover museums and botantical gardens. This afternoon embark Coral Discoverer and depart.
April 25

Tiwi Islands:
Go ashore to join local Aboriginal guides for a tour of the small community of Nguiu. Opportunity for a visit to local arts center to view and purchase traditional Tiwi crafts.
April 26
King George River and King George Falls:
Cruise through a spectacular canyon where vertical cliffs, gorges, and mangroves line the shores of the mighty King George River. The final destination is King George Falls, a supreely photogenic area of 325-foot lciffs of rust-colored sandstone rising from the tidal waters.
April 27


Jar Island/Woku-Woku Island:
View fine examples of ancient Bradshaw or Gwion Gwion art, thought to be 15,000 to 20,000 years old, on Jar Island, a rocky, uninhabited island endowed with lovely white-sand beaches. Tides permitting, step ashore on Woku-Woku Island to search for the remannts of old Macassan trepang stoves that were used to boil sea cucumbers collected on their journeys through the Kimberley hundreds of years ago.
April 28



Bigge Island and Sterna Island:
Bigge Island
has been sacred to Aborigines for milenia and hosts well-preserved Aboriginal paintings on the cave walls, offering a glimpse into their spiritual and historical world. This is also a great place to witness Monjon, the smallest of wallabies. Look out for a diverse number of seabirds on Sterna Island.
April 29 Hunter River and Mitchell Falls:
An exhilarating helicopter flight whisks you from Hunter River to Mitchell Plateau to discover the spectacular Mitchell Falls. Freshwater pools offer a cool spot to swim. There are plenty of delightful sights at the anchorage area among the mangroves and tidal mud flats, including birds, mud skippers, crocodiles and fiddler crabs.
April 30-May 2


Montgomery Reef:
View the amazing array of marine life that is exposed at low tide, with possible green sea turtle and shark sightings
Talbot Bay:
Witness the amazing Horizontal Waterfalls at Talbot Bay, where turning tides cause the waterfalls to reverse!
Raft Point:
Learn the traditions of the Worrorra people during a bush walk and view ancient Aboriginal cave paintings of outstanding quality.
Buccaneer Archipelago:
Consisting of more than 800 islands, the Buccaneer Archipelago offers some of the most picturesque shorelines in the world. Your daily schedule will be determined by the tides. 
May 3 Lacepede Islands:
This is an important nesting spot for green sea turtles and several species of seabirds. A Zodiac cruise gets you closer to seabird colonies. The absence of city lights create a dazzling occasion for stargazing tonight from the ship's deck.
May 4 Broome/Sydney:
Disembark in Broome with time for some sightseeing. Transfer to the airport fr your independent flight to Sydney with dinner and overnight at the Rydges Sydney Airport Hotel.
May 5
Sydney/USA:
Board your independent flight to the USA on Friday, arriving the same day.
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 Included Shore Excursions, Gratuities and Zodiac Cruises!

Fares shown is cruise-only per person in US dollars based on double-occupancy in minimum available stateroom. Fares subject to change. Other categories available, please ask for details. Space is very limited and subject to change. Fares include: “daily activity options” including cultural tours, nature walks and Zodiac cruises; all accommodations, lecture and expedition tea; all onboard meals and group meals ashore, soft drinks, beer and wine with lunch and dinner; all entrance fees, taxes, landing and port charges; arrival and departure transfers on group dates; gift certificates for recommended expedition gear and reading material; medical expense coverage and emergency evacuation insurance. Airfare, independent travel, personal and related expenses are not included. Other restrictions apply. We reserve the right to correct errors.

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