Experience highlights of the southern Kimberley coast on this four-day luxury cruise aboard Kimberley Quest II


If you're short on time but still want to experience the beautiful Kimberley coastline, this luxurious four-day cruise starting and ending in Broome is perfect for you. Starting at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, highlights of this journey include the Buccaneer Archipelago, and the extraordinary natural phenomenons Horizontal Falls and Montgomery Reef. Join the onboard guides for a range of offshore excursions - tour a fully operational pearl farm, discover ancient indigenous rock art, hike scenic nature trails, observe native wildlife or find a secluded swimming or fishing spot. Between outings, relax in the onboard lounges or the spa on the sundeck as the Kimberley landscape drifts by. No itinerary is the same, and with only eighteen guests on board, you'll enjoy exceptional personalised service from the crew.

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Kimberley Quest Montgomery Reef Excursion
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2Trip Highlights

Luxury Kimberley small ship cruise

Optional scenic heli flights

Unique marine and bird life

Horizontal Falls

Montgomery Reef

Gourmet meals prepared by the onboard chef

3Rates & Inclusions
What's Included
  • All meals, freshly prepared by the on-board chef
  • Tea, coffee and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All off-shore experiences such as hiking, wildlife viewing and fishing expeditions
  • Return transfers from Broome to the vessel departure point in Cygnet Bay
            4Location & Access
            Location & Access

            The cruise commences and disembarks in Cygnet Bay. Complimentary return transfers from Broome are included. Direct flights to Broome are available from Kununurra, Darwin, Perth and some capital cities in Australia.

            6Season & Departure Dates
            Season & Departure Dates

            October departures. For more options, refer to the 8 Day Kimberley Quest Southern Kimberley Cruise.

            Day-by-Day Itinerary

            Day 1: Cygnet Bay - welcome aboard

            You'll be collected from Broome for the transfer to Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm on the Dampier Peninsular where Kimberley Quest II awaits. After being welcomed aboard by your captain and crew and settling into your ensuite cabin, enjoy a delicious lunch whilst crossing King Sound, cruising through the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago. Cool off with a refreshing swim in one of many Kimberley freshwater pools, followed by a scenic tender excursion. This evening head to the sundeck to witness a spectacular Kimberley sunset before sitting down to a delicious dinner freshly prepared by the onboard chef.

            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

            Kimberley Quest 4 Day Kimberley Cruise

            Day 2: Dugong Bay, Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls, Kingfisher Islands

            The morning begins exploring Talbot Bay, home to one of the icons of the Kimberley coast; the spectacular Horizontal Falls. Enjoy an exhilarating ride through this natural phenomenon and wonder at the amazing rock formations of Cyclone Creek. Take a scenic tender excursion in and around Dugong Bay and cool off with a refreshing swim in one of the freshwater pools. Later in the day, try fishing for Giant Trevally, Mackerel, Tuna and Queenfish at the Kingfisher Islands, or simply relax on board in one of the lounges or on the sundeck.

            Included: All meals

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            Day 3: Montgomery Reef, Strickland Bay

            The next stop is the 300km-long Montgomery Reef, Australia’s largest inshore reef. Watch as the tide falls right before you, creating a spectacular waterfall effect and take a tender ride to view many local marine species up close, including turtles and sea birds. This afternoon, head to Strickland Bay, where you can visit old pearlers' graves or join a fishing expedition searching for Threadfin Salmon and other species. Back on board, unwind on the sun deck as you capture one last Kimberley sunset.

            Included: All meals

            Kimberley Quest 4 Day Kimberley Cruise Montgomery Reef tender

            Day 4: Cygnet Bay, Broome

            After a final breakfast on board, disembark Kimberley Quest II in Cygnet Bay where you'll enjoy a Pearl Farm tour. It's then time to say farewell on the transfer back to Broome.

            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

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