Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land, and Cape York

23 Days from AU$16,500 per person

This is a rare chance to experience the best of the Kimberley Coast, Arnhem Land Cape York in a single voyage. This exciting trip includes some of the most remote and exquisite reefs and offshore islands across Australia's Top End. Follow in the wake of Maccassan traders throug waters rich with whales, turtles, dolphins and rays, Visit raucous seabird rookeries and unique cultural centres. It's a fantastic opportunity to enjoy Wandjina and Gwion Gwion orck art, Tiwi and Elcho Island paintings and much more.

Expedition Highlights

  • Lacepede Islands' amazing birdlife
  • Zodiac cruise through the Horizontal Waterfalls
  • Explore magnificent Kakadu National Park
  • Discover Tiwi Islands' rich cultural centre
  • Sip champagne at sunset on Cape York
  • Swim and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef

Dates & Rates

Showing: All 2016 2017

26 Sep '16 18 Oct '16 23 Days

Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land, and Cape York

Trip code: KAC03

26 Sep '16 18 Oct '16 - 23 Days

Voyage Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the voyage onboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Day tour and scenic flight over Kakadu National Park
  • Overnight Nhulunbuy (Gove) at Walkabout Lodge
  • Scenic flight from Gove to Horn Island
  • Overnight Horn Island at Gateway Torres Strait Resort
  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel or airport (post voyage)
  • All meals on board ship and picnic lunches or barbecues onshore during the voyage
  • Daily cabin service
  • Services of expedition team including lectures, briefings and slide/video shows
  • All shore excursions from the ship including the use of Zodiacs and landing boat
  • Port taxes, port charges and landing fees imposed by government authorities
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and briefings
  • Access to first aid service
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All applicable landing fees

Voyage Exclusions

  • Laundry, postage, personal clothing, medical expenses, personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature such as bar charges and phone calls
  • Lunch or dinner whilst docked in Darwin
  • Emergency evacuation charges
  • Meals and accommodation before and after the cruise in Broome and Darwin
  • Optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls
  • Flights to Broome or Darwin
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Suite
Cabin
Private Bathroom
AU$16,500
Suite
Stateroom
Private Bathroom
AU$18,580
Suite
Upper Stateroom
Private Bathroom
AU$19,580
Suite
AU$20,180

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25 Sep '17 17 Oct '17 23 Days

Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land, and Cape York

Trip code: KAC04

25 Sep '17 17 Oct '17 - 23 Days

Voyage Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the voyage onboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Day tour and scenic flight over Kakadu National Park
  • Overnight Nhulunbuy (Gove) at Walkabout Lodge
  • Scenic flight from Gove to Horn Island
  • Overnight Horn Island at Gateway Torres Strait Resort
  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel or airport (post voyage)
  • All meals on board ship and picnic lunches or barbecues onshore during the voyage
  • Daily cabin service
  • Services of expedition team including lectures, briefings and slide/video shows
  • All shore excursions from the ship including the use of Zodiacs and landing boat
  • Port taxes, port charges and landing fees imposed by government authorities
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and briefings
  • Access to first aid service
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All applicable landing fees

Voyage Exclusions

  • Laundry, postage, personal clothing, medical expenses, personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature such as bar charges and phone calls
  • Lunch or dinner whilst docked in Darwin
  • Emergency evacuation charges
  • Meals and accommodation before and after the cruise in Broome and Darwin
  • Optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls
  • Flights to Broome or Darwin
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Suite
Cabin
Private Bathroom
AU$15,500
Suite
Stateroom
Private Bathroom
AU$17,700
Suite
Upper Stateroom
Private Bathroom
AU$18,600
Suite
Deluxe Stateroom
Private Bathroom
AU$19,500

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Map & Itinerary

Days 1 to 3 – Lacepede Islands & Bucaneer Archipelago
Board Coral Expeditions I in Broome late in the afternoon, meet expedition team and fellow adventurers before sailing (weather and tide dependent) to the incredible seabird-rich Lacepede Islands. Brown boobies, roseate terns and green sea turtles breed here. Overnight we reach Buccaneer Archipelago, the dazzling beaches of Hidden Island and an adrenalin-ride through the Horizontal Waterfalls.
Days 4 to 7 – Red Cone Creek, Montgomery Reef & Prince Regent River
We swim in Red Cone Creek, land at Raft Point for an easy walk up to exquisite Wandjina and Gwion Gwion rock paintings. Overnight we sail to Montgomery Reef, a world wonder surrounded by turtles, manta rays and reef sharks. Prince Regent River offers lovely King Cascade and cool Camp Creek. At Careening Bay we visit the 'Mermaid tree', while on Bigge Island, we view fine Wandjina and Gwion Gwion paintings.
Days 8 to 10 – Vansittart Bay, Jar Island& King George Falls
In Winyalken Bay, we explore sandstone caves of Hathaway’s Hideaway or take optional scenic heliflight to Mitchell Falls. A sunset beach BBQ, before sailing to Vansittart Bay to see WWII DC3 wreckage, then fantastic rock paintings on Jar Island. Overnight we reach the mighty King George Falls, tallest in WA.
Days 10 to 13 – Darwin, Kakadu National Park & Tiwi Islands
In Darwin, an air-conditioned bus whisks us to spectacular Kakadu National Park including an unforgettable, scenic flight, before setting sail for Tiwi Islands in the evening. We arrive the next morning to a cultural feast of screen-printing, woodcarving and pottery. Overnight we reach Port Essington on Cobourg Peninsula and visit the ruins of Victoria Settlement.
Days 14 to 17 – Elcho Island, Gulf of Carpentia & Horn Island
Expedition day on the remote islands off Arnhem Land coast, before carrying on to the world-renowned artist community of Elcho Island and a sunset beach BBQ. We cruise through Hole in the Wall, Wessel Islands, then to Nhulunbuy (Gove) for a night in Walkabout Lodge, before flying across the Gulf of Carpentaria to relax in the historic Gateway Torres Strait Resort on tropical Horn Island.
Days 18 to 21 – Thursday Island, Cape York & Great Barrier Reef
We tour Horn Island, then catch a ferry to Thursday Island to rejoin Coral Expeditions I. A short sail takes us to Cape York for a champagne sunset, then overnight to Forbes Island on the Great Barrier Reef. We spend the next three days snorkelling and swimming, photographing seabird rookeries and hiking to views. Highlights include Dave Reef, the Endaen rock art paintings on Stanley Island and the Lizard Island Research Station.
Days 22 to 23 – Cooktown, Trinity Bay & Cairns
We visit historic Cooktown, then cross Trinity Bay for an early arrival in Cairns where we complete our great adventure.

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Trip: Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land and Cape York (KAC03)

Voyage Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the voyage onboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Day tour and scenic flight over Kakadu National Park
  • Overnight Nhulunbuy (Gove) at Walkabout Lodge
  • Scenic flight from Gove to Horn Island
  • Overnight Horn Island at Gateway Torres Strait Resort
  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel or airport (post voyage)
  • All meals on board ship and picnic lunches or barbecues onshore during the voyage
  • Daily cabin service
  • Services of expedition team including lectures, briefings and slide/video shows
  • All shore excursions from the ship including the use of Zodiacs and landing boat
  • Port taxes, port charges and landing fees imposed by government authorities
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and briefings
  • Access to first aid service
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All applicable landing fees

Voyage Exclusions

  • Laundry, postage, personal clothing, medical expenses, personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature such as bar charges and phone calls
  • Lunch or dinner whilst docked in Darwin
  • Emergency evacuation charges
  • Meals and accommodation before and after the cruise in Broome and Darwin
  • Optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls
  • Flights to Broome or Darwin
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Trip: Kimberley Coastline, Arnhem Land and Cape York (KAC04)

Voyage Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the voyage onboard Coral Expeditions I
  • Day tour and scenic flight over Kakadu National Park
  • Overnight Nhulunbuy (Gove) at Walkabout Lodge
  • Scenic flight from Gove to Horn Island
  • Overnight Horn Island at Gateway Torres Strait Resort
  • Transfer from the ship to your hotel or airport (post voyage)
  • All meals on board ship and picnic lunches or barbecues onshore during the voyage
  • Daily cabin service
  • Services of expedition team including lectures, briefings and slide/video shows
  • All shore excursions from the ship including the use of Zodiacs and landing boat
  • Port taxes, port charges and landing fees imposed by government authorities
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and briefings
  • Access to first aid service
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All applicable landing fees

Voyage Exclusions

  • Laundry, postage, personal clothing, medical expenses, personal travel insurance and items of a personal nature such as bar charges and phone calls
  • Lunch or dinner whilst docked in Darwin
  • Emergency evacuation charges
  • Meals and accommodation before and after the cruise in Broome and Darwin
  • Optional helicopter flight to Mitchell Falls
  • Flights to Broome or Darwin
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