Discover the hidden treasures of the southern Kimberley coastline on board the Eclipse luxury catamaran

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Private chauffeur airport transfers, 10% discount + bonus onboard credit
Broome & The Kimberley
From A$11,200 pp
7 Night Expedition Cruise
1Overview
Overview

Enjoy a truly bespoke luxury Kimberley cruise exploring the southern coast's remote islands, extraordinary reef systems and dramatic waterfalls. Accommodating up to eight guests in four queen ensuite staterooms, you'll enjoy guided expeditions to secluded sites that few other vessels have the ability to reach. As part of your private journey, you'll enjoy all-inclusive gourmet dining and personalised service from Eclipse's expert crew. Trip highlights include Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay and the renowned Horizontal Falls. This is a unique personalised way to experience the mighty Kimberley coast of Western Australia.

Eclipse Expeditions Leopard 50 sail
Eclipse Expeditions Kimberley waters
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2Trip Highlights
Highlights

Luxury Kimberley catamaran cruise

Picnic on some of the world's most remote beaches

Unique marine and bird life

Horizontal Falls and Ruby Falls

Buccaneer Archipelago and Montgomery Reef

Gourmet meals prepared by the onboard chef

3Rates & Inclusions
What's Included
  • All meals, freshly prepared by the on-board chef
  • A selection of premium WA wines, spirits and local beers, including a Cocktail of the Day
  • Tea, coffee and non-alcoholic beverages
  • One West Australian Wine Night with a chef-prepared multi-course menu expertly paired with WA wines
  • Unlimited use of fishing tackle and expedition equipment including picnic rugs
  • All off-vessel experiences such as hikes, picnics and fishing
  • Return transfers from Broome to the vessel departure point
            4Location & Access
            Location & Access

            This cruise commences and ends in Cygnet Bay, with return private transfers from Broome included. Direct flights to Broome are available from Kununurra, Darwin, Perth and some capital cities in Australia.

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            6Season & Departure Dates
            Season & Departure Dates

            April to October departures. Please enquire for departure options.

            7Itinerary
            Day-by-Day Itinerary

            Day 1: Cygnet Bay - welcome aboard

            You'll be picked up in Broome for a private transfer to Cygnet Bay where you'll enjoy lunch at the Cygnet Bay Pearl farm. It's then time to board your private vessel, “Eclipse” from 2pm for a 3pm departure. Enjoy a sunset cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago accompanied by cocktails and canapes. Dinner will be served shortly after sunset while cruising to your first beautiful anchorage spot.

            Included: Lunch, Dinner

            *The following itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the captain and crew based on daily weather, sea and tide conditions to ensure you have the best possible experience

            Eclipse Expeditions Leopard 50 Cygnet Pearl Farm Kimberley Island Explorer

            Day 2: Dugong Bay - Buccaneer Archipelago

            The morning starts with a rainforest canopy walk to a secluded billabong for a refreshing dip. The area has countless trails, waterholes and an intriguing reef that characterises the Southern Kimberley. With its powdery white sand and pristine waters, Silica Beach is one of the North West's finest beaches. Enjoy a swim, or simply soak up the sun, before jumping back on board for the journey to nearby Crocodile Creek where you'll discover a hidden waterfall oasis. Cruise past Cockatoo and Koolan Island and ease into the evening with a refreshing drink on the rooftop lounge followed by another beautiful gourmet dinner.

            Included: All meals

            Eclipse Expeditions Kimberley Silica Beach

            Day 3: Raft Point - Montgomery Reef

            Wake up at the picturesque Raft Point anchorage and make the most of the area's great fishing, cultural tours and scenic walks. It's then time to prepare for another Kimberley icon, sailing over brunch to Montgomery Reef. Described as the eighth wonder of the world, this unique ecosystem and tidal phenomenon is made up of 400 square kilometres of coral reef emerging out of the ocean, forming countless waterfalls, gorges of cascading reefs and a concentrated marine life hotspot. The afternoon's activities are up to you, with options including fishing, sunset beach drinks and onshore walks to explore this ancient area.

            Included: All meals

            Montgomery Reef Tourism WA

            Day 4: Doubtful Bay - Ruby Falls

            This diverse region of the Kimberley where five exquisite river systems all converge into the protected Doubtful Bay offers many highlights, and today's itinerary will be determined by the tide. Enjoy private access to the beautiful waterfalls of the Sale River and Red Cone Creek, cast a line for the elusive Barramundi or Golden Snapper, and cool off with a relaxing soak in your own private billabong.

            Included: All meals

            Eclipse Expeditions Kimberley Waterfall

            Day 5: Sale River

            A true oasis in the wilderness, the intriguing Sale River offers spectacular scenery, a rich cultural history and fishing for everyone. Naturalists and adventurers will enjoy a stunning river expedition, while keen anglers can fish where fresh water meets the salty sea for amazing results.

            Included: All meals

            Eclipse Expeditions Leopard 50 at anchor by a cliff

            Day 6: Secure Bay & Yule Entrance

            Explore where only a few other vessels have the experience and ability to do so and enjoy some of the best fishing the Kimberley has to offer today. The afternoon enables reef fishing and access to Leadline Creek for a scenic winding gorge cruise and a refreshing dip.

            Included: All meals

            Eclipse Expeditions Leopard 50 catamaran sunset drinks

            Day 7: Horizontal Falls & Kingfisher Islands

            The Horizontal Falls is a testament to the region's huge tidal range. Experience the awesome power in an exhilarating vessel ride through the falls and scenic backdrop. The outer islands provide blue water, great fishing opportunities and scenic anchorages. Explore the magnificent rock formations and mangrove-encrusted coral reefs of this diverse ecosystem.

            Included: All meals

            Eclipse Expeditions Kimberley Horizontal Falls rushing tide Tourism WA

            Day 8: Disembarkation in Cygnet Bay and Broome

            This morning there is still time to explore the Buccaneer Archipelago's Waterfall Reef or the area's countless private beaches. After farewelling the crew and disembarking Eclipse at Cygnet Bay, you'll be whisked back to Broome, arriving just after lunchtime.

            To enhance your journey, your Journey Designer can assist with arranging post-cruise accommodation and experiences in Broome or further afield in Kununurra or Darwin.

            Included: Breakfast

            Eclipse Expeditions Kimberley Mangroves at the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm