Kimberley Coastal Encounter

Save up to $2,000pp when you book selected departures of the GKKCB7 Kimberley Coastal Encounter. Offers are available until 10th January 2022 unless sold out prior.

Members from: $5,495 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $7,495 P.P Twin Share

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    Ocean Cruising

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    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.


  • Experiences in 5 destinations

  • Locally inspired dining - a total of 17 meals and a wide range of onboard beverages

  • Explore Adele Island by Zodiac

  • Join your expedition team to explore Montgomery Reef by Zodiac

  • 6 nights aboard the MS Caledonian Sky with excursions on Zodiac vessels

  • Services of an APT Expedition Leader and Team

  • Embark on an exhilarating high-powered fast boat ride through Horizontal Falls

  • Step ashore on Bigge Island and discover Indigenous rock art created by the Wunambal people

Discover the Kimberley Coast and Western Australia’s remote islands. Embark the MS Caledonian Sky in Broome and cruise to the remote Adele Island, Horizontal Falls, Montgomery Reef and Bigge Island. Join your expedition team aboard Zodiacs to explore locations inaccessible to larger vessels.


Day 1 Arrive Broome, Embark Ship 

We’ll meet you at the airport this afternoon before you are welcomed aboard your expedition ship. A relaxed dinner this evening allows you the chance to meet your fellow travellers and sets the tone for the next six nights on board.

Stay: Six Nights, MS Caledonian Sky 

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Day 2 Buccaneer Archipelago, Adele Island 

There’s promise of turquoise waters today as your ship arrives in the Buccaneer Archipelago, home to more than 800 islands. Cruise to Adele Island and join your expedition team member for an exploration of this remote coastal area by Zodiac. The island is surrounded by Adele Reef, teeming with an array of coral and marine life, including reef sharks and stingrays.

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 3 Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls


Subject to tidal conditions, set out on a thrilling ride through the falls aboard a high-powered fast boat. Hold on tight as your boat skims across Talbot Bay to the mouth of the falls before making its way through the churning waters.

Today your ship cruises through to Talbot Bay, known for its epic 12-metre tides that create an astonishing natural spectacle, the Horizontal Falls. Here, enjoy a Signature Experience. The adventure continues as you jump aboard your Zodiac vessel for an exploration of Cyclone Creek. See dramatic folding in the rock formations as you navigate through the creek, accompanied by your expedition team member. It is here you’ll experience your first Signature Experience.

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 4 Montgomery Reef


Excitement builds this morning as you join your expedition team for an in-depth exploration of Montgomery Reef by Zodiac. Witness the reef rise out of the ocean as the tidal waters cascade rapidly into the surrounding channels. Keep an eye out for unique bird life and turtles which may pop their heads up from time to time.

Start your day with a phenomenal Signature Experience.

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 5 Bigge Island 


In caves throughout the island, see examples of first-contact art depicting European tall ships dating from the 15th to 18th century. Having been repainted annually for the past 5,000 years, it is thought to be the oldest continuous sacred painting tradition on the planet.

Discover Bigge Island today, known for its Indigenous rock art created by the Wunambal people. During your time here, take in a Signature Experience.

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 6 Freshwater Cove

Today your ship will stop in Freshwater Cove, located on the mainland adjacent to Montgomery Reef. Step ashore and take a picturesque walk to an ancient Wandjina rock art site, hidden in the caves of this ancient landscape. When available, you'll be joined by a local Indigenous guide.

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Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 7 Disembark Ship, Depart Broome

Arriving into Broome this morning means it’s time to say goodbye to your ship and to be transferred to the airport.

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Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars. Information correct as at 23 Dec 2021 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency. A strictly limited number of offers are available on selected itineraries and departure dates in selected suites/staterooms/cabins/room categories. Offers are subject to availability, not combinable unless specified, available on new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. Your booking contract is with Australian Pacific Touring Pty Ltd (APT), and incorporates all of the following terms and conditions. APT recommends that you read and understand your contract, and ask APT or your travel agent if you require any clarification.