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The Kimberley Cruise

All three of our purpose-built expedition ships are currently in action exploring the vast wilderness of Australia’s Kimberley Coast right now. The Kimberley’s raw, rugged beauty is best seen from the deck of a small expedition ship. Here, in one of the world’s most remote and beautiful wilderness regions, Indigenous nations have recorded their connection to country through exquisite Wandjina and Gwion Gwion rock art galleries many thousands of years old.  The wet and dry seasons dominate the landscape and waterfalls are generally at their peak in April and May after seasonal rain. Later in the season, witness Humpback Whales on their migration north to breeding grounds along the Kimberley coast.

As the Kimberley Expedition pioneers, we have perfected our itinerary over 25 years. You will explore this rugged land carved by powerful forces of nature, on a thrilling adventure as you enjoy a zodiac ride through Horizontal Falls, shower underneath King Cascade, marvel at 60,000-year-old rock art, and spot crocodiles basking on the shoreline. Join our knowledgeable expedition team as they share insightful interpretation and warm Australian hospitality. Explore Australia’s Kimberley region on an unforgettable small ship expedition cruise through an ancient landscape, where nature takes centre stage and Indigenous connections and exploration history abound.

 2021, 2022 & 2023 BROCHURE   View Availability & Fares

Our Kimberley Cruises:

The Kimberley Cruise | Broome - Darwin | 10 Nights

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Departing Broome, our classic 10-day voyage is an immersion into an ancient land. Covering more than 400,000 square kilometres, yet home to just 30,000 people, the Kimberley Region is acknowledged as one of the world’s most beautiful wilderness areas. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, plunging waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements.

> Departs March to October. 2023 Season now open for bookings
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The Kimberley Cruise | Darwin - Broome | 10 Nights

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Departing Darwin, our classic 10-day voyage is an immersion into an ancient land. Covering more than 400,000 square kilometres, yet home to just 30,000 people, the Kimberley Region is acknowledged as one of the world’s most beautiful wilderness areas. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, plunging waterfalls, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements.

> Departs March to October. 2023 Season now open for bookings
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Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & The Rowley Shoals | Darwin - Broome | 12 Nights

Coral Expeditions At The Reef

New Release: Departing Darwin, this new itinerary combines our classic 10-day Kimberley itinerary with a visit to the spectacular Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Ashmore Reef. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements. Finish off the voyage at a chain of coral atolls offering some of the best snorkelling and diving opportunities in the world. Their shallow lagoons are inhabited by myriad coral species and marine life, including giant potato cod, Maori wrasse, at least 233 species of coral and 688 species of fish – many of which are not found on other coral reefs.

> Departs 15 October 2021, 12 September 2022 & 28 September 2022

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Kimberley Icons, Ashmore Reef & The Rowley Shoals | Broome - Darwin | 12 Nights

New Release:  Departing Broome, this new itinerary combines our classic 10-day Kimberley itinerary with a visit to the spectacular Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Ashmore Reef. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements. Finish off the voyage at a chain of coral atolls offering some of the best snorkelling and diving opportunities in the world. Their shallow lagoons are inhabited by myriad coral species and marine life, including giant potato cod, Maori wrasse, at least 233 species of coral and 688 species of fish – many of which are not found on other coral reefs.

> Departs 24 September 2022

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ACROSS THE TOP | BROOME - CAIRNS | 18 NIGHTS

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Our newly released ‘Across the Top of Australia’ expedition is an 18-night voyage combining the very best of our classic Kimberley adventure with our popular Cape York and Arnhem Land voyages.  Join us to understand why this is a region we have come to love over the past 30 years.  Covering over 4,000km of remote coastline, Coral Adventurer traverses’ the legendary great rivers, pristine outer reefs, and traditional communities seen by very few in their lifetime.

>  Departing 1 January 2022
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ACROSS THE TOP | CAIRNS - BROOME | 18 NIGHTS

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Our newly released ‘Across the Top of Australia’ expedition is an 18-night voyage combining the very best of our classic Kimberley adventure with our popular Cape York and Arnhem Land voyages.  Join us to understand why this is a region we have come to love over the past 30 years.  Covering over 4,000km of remote coastline, Coral Adventurer traverses’ the legendary great rivers, pristine outer reefs, and traditional communities seen by very few in their lifetime.

>  Departing 20 January 2022
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Our Storytellers:

“I have been showing our guests the Kimberley for 20 years and it still gets me excited. There is something new to see, hear and learn every day. There is never a dull moment in this place.”
Jamie Anderson – Expedition Leader

 

Kimberley Availability & Fares

Last Updated 8:30am Friday 30 July 2021 

All three of our purpose-built expedition ships are currently in action exploring the vast wilderness of Australia’s Kimberley Coast. These Stateroom availability tables are updated three times a week to enable you to check which departures have staterooms available.  Last-minute staterooms have become available for August 2021, and there is space in 2021 to join us for the annual humpback whale migration season.

▲ = Departing Broome,  ✸ = Departing Darwin, ** = Special 12 night Kimberley & Rowley Shoals voyage

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Availability

Fares

CORAL DISCOVERER TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $19,490 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A) $16,890 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B) n/a $23,385
Main Deck (Category A) $14,290 n/a
Main Deck (Category B) $12,990 n/a

Availability

Fares

CORAL ADVENTURER TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $21,990 n/a
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $16,990 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,590 $23,385
Promenade Deck Stateroom $12,990 $19,485
Coral Deck Stateroom $10,990 $16,485

Availability

Fares

Coral Geographer TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $21,990 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,990 $23,985
Promenade Deck Stateroom $12,990 $19,485
Coral Deck Stateroom $10,990 $16,485

Fares for 12 Night Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & Rowley Shoals voyage, 15 October 2021

CORAL Geographer TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $20,490 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,490 $23,235
Promenade Deck Stateroom $12,390 $18,585
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,290 $13,935

Availability

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL DISCOVERER PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $16,990 n/a $14,440 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A) $14,290 n/a $12,150 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B) n/a $19,725 n/a $16,785
Main Deck (Category A) $12,550 n/a $10,660 n/a
Main Deck (Category B) $11,990 n/a $10,190 n/a

Availability

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Fares

CORAL DISCOVERER TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $16,690 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A) $14,290 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B) n/a $19,725
Main Deck (Category A) $12,550 n/a
Main Deck (Category B) $11,990 n/a

Availability

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL ADVENTURER PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $20,890 n/a $17,750 n/a
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,590 n/a $13,590 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,290 $22,935 $12,990 $19,485
Promenade Deck Stateroom $10,890 $16,335 $9,850 $14,775
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,350 $14,025 $8,250 $12,375

Fares for 12 night Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & Rowley Shoals, 12th September and 24 September 2022

CORAL ADVENTURER TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $21,690 n/a
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $16,490 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,490 $23,235
Promenade Deck Stateroom $12,390 $18,585
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,290 $13,935

Availability

New Kimberley sailings just released for 2022 onboard Coral Geographer

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL Geographer PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $17,290 n/a $16,190 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,290 $22,935 $12,990 $19,485
Promenade Deck Stateroom $10,890 $16,335 $9,850 $14,775
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,350 $14,025 $8,370 $12,555

Fares for 12 Night Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & Rowley Shoals Voyage, 28 September 2022

CORAL Geographer TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $20,490 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,490 $23,235
Promenade Deck Stateroom $12,390 $18,585
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,290 $13,935

Availability

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL DISCOVERER PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $17,540 n/a $15,590 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category A) $14,130 n/a $12,560 n/a
Promenade Deck (Category B) n/a $19,005 n/a $16,890
Main Deck (Category A) $12,180 n/a $10,830 n/a
Main Deck (Category B) $11,200 n/a $9,960 n/a

Availability

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL ADVENTURER PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $21,920 n/a $19,490 n/a
Bridge Deck Balcony Stateroom $17,050 n/a $15,160 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,590 $23,385 $13,860 $20,790
Promenade Deck Stateroom $11,690 $17,535 $10,390 $15,585
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,740 $14,610 $8,660 $12,990

Availability

Fares

Peak Season – May, June, & July

Shoulder Season – March & April (Waterfalls), August & September (Whales)

CORAL Geographer PEAK SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON PEAK SEASON SOLE USE* SHOULDER SEASON TWIN SHARE PER PERSON SHOULDER SEASON SOLE USE*
Bridge Deck Balcony Suite $20,950 n/a $18,620 n/a
Explorer Deck Balcony Stateroom $15,590 $23,385 $13,860 $20,790
Promenade Deck Stateroom $11,690 $17,535 $10,390 $15,585
Coral Deck Stateroom $9,740 $14,610 $8,660 $12,990

Prices are per person, listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. *Limited sole use occupancy available.

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