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West Coast Discovery and Kimberley Coast Cruise

29 Day Guided Holiday

Discover the best of both worlds and experience Western Australia by land and sea on a once-in-a-lifetime outback cruise and land adventure. So many stunning attractions at your fingertips including Cape Leveque and Ningaloo Reef.

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Itineraries

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Day 1. Arrive Perth

Be met on arrival and transfer to your hotel. Take a guided walk of beautiful Kings Park. This evening, enjoy a special Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Crowne Plaza Perth Daily - Dinner

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Day 2. Perth, Nambung National Park, The Pinnacles, Kalbarri

Travel to Nambung National Park to see the eerie Pinnacles before continuing to Kalbarri.

Stay: Kalbarri Edge Resort Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 3. Kalbarri, Monkey Mia

Savour a seafood dinner at Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort. Unwind on a sunset cruise on Shark Bay. Arrive at Monkey Mia, famous for its dolphins, and enjoy your Insider Experiences.

Stay: Two Nights, Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 4. Monkey Mia Dolphin Experience, Shell Beach, Carnarvon

This morning see the famous Monkey Mia dolphins being fed (subject to appearance).

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. This evening embark on a sunset cruise on Shark Bay.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 5. Carnarvon, Coral Bay, Ningaloo Reef Marine Park, Exmouth

Visit Shell Beach and Hamelin Pool en route to Carnarvon.

Stay: Carnarvon Motel Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 6. Exmouth, The Pilbara, Tom Price

Embark on a cruise over World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef. After exploring stunning Ningaloo Reef, continue to Vlamingh Head enjoying stunning coastal views including North West Cape before arriving in Exmouth.

Stay: Exmouth, Pot Shot Hotel Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 7. Tom Price, Karijini National Park, Karratha

Pass through the Pilbara and arrive at Tom Price. Tour the large iron ore mine before dinner.

Stay: Tom Price Hotel Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 8. Karratha, Port Hedland

Visit Dale and Fortescue falls, then travel to Port Hedland.

Stay: Ibis Styles Port Hedland Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 9. Port Hedland, Great Sandy Desert, Broome

Travel through the Great Sandy Desert to Broome, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour on arrival.

Stay: Two Nights: Oaks Broome Daily : Breakfast

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Day 10. Broome

Today is yours to spend at leisure.

Daily : Breakfast

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Day 11. Broome, Fitzroy Crossing

Travel to the beautiful and remote township of Fitzroy Crossing.

Stay: Fitzroy Crossing, Fitzroy River Lodge Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 12. Fitzroy Crossing, Geikie Gorge, Halls Creek

Today you’ll cruise Geikie Gorge, where flooding has had an unusual effect on the limestone walls. Later, continue on to Halls Creek.

Stay: Halls Creek, Kimberley Hotel Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 13. Halls Creek, Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine, El Questro Wilderness Park

Enjoy a two-night stay at Emma Gorge Resort. Tour Lirrgarn Argyle Diamond Mine then journey to El Questro Wilderness Park. Enjoy the beautiful bush surroundings at Emma Gorge Resort.

Stay: Two Nights, El Questro, Emma Gorge Resort, tented cabins with ensuites
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 14. El Questro Wilderness Park

Savour an open-air home-style dinner at Emma Gorge Resort. Visit Zebedee Springs, then cruise Chamberlain Gorge.

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 15. El Questro Wilderness Park, Lake Argyle, Ord River, Kununurra

Travel on the Gibb River Road to Lake Argyle before joining a wildlife cruise along the Ord River.

Stay: Kununurra Country Club
Daily : Breakfast

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Day 16. Kununurra, Katherine

Pass through Timber Creek and arrive in Katherine.

Stay: Ibis Styles Katherine
Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 17. Katherine, Darwin

En route to Darwin, visit Adelaide River and the Australian War Cemetery.

Stay: Two Nights, Darwin, Mantra on the Esplanade
Daily : Breakfast Dinner

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Day 18. Darwin

Tour Darwin's iconic sights such as the botanical gardens, aviation museum and art gallery, then enjoy time at leisure.

Daily : Breakfast

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Day 19. Darwin, Embark Cruise

Embark and meet the crew at the Captain’s Welcome Drinks.

Stay: 10 Nights, aboard your small ship, the Coral Expeditions I
Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 20. King George River, Tranquil Bay

Board a Zodiac and cruise to the base of magnificent King George Falls. Jump aboard the Explorer and discover rugged gorges carved by the force of the mighty King George River. Later, explore the pristine beach and green landscape at Tranquil Bay.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 21. Vansittart Bay, Jar Island

View the World War II wreckage of the US Air Force DC3 plane. Later, see Jar Island’s ancient Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 22. Winyalken Bay

This evening, pull up a chair and watch the sun setting over the Indian Ocean while you savour a delicious gourmet Australian beach barbecue. After anchoring in Winyalken Bay, travel ashore and explore the maze of natural sandstone caves of Hathaway’s Hideaway.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 23. Bigge Island, Careening Bay

Explore Bigge Island’s Aboriginal rock art and Careening Bay.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 24. Prince Regent River, King Cascades

Admire the King Cascades, a spectacular waterfall that falls in torrents over terraced rock formations. Cruise the Prince Regent River. Look out for saltwater crocodiles gliding through the opaque water. Afterwards, enjoy a afternoon tea at Camp Creek and enjoy the incredible views.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 25. Montgomery Reef, Doubtful Bay

Watch as Montgomery Reef rises out of the ocean when the tide falls. Later, cruise Doubtful Bay. 

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 26. Kuri Bay, Raft Point, Ruby Falls

Cruise Kuri Bay before travelling ashore at striking Raft Point. Later, explore Red Cone Creek and enjoy a swim at Ruby Falls.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 27. Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls

Journey through the Buccaneer Archipelago to Talbot Bay. Board a Zodiac and ride through Horizontal Falls. Later, enjoy the pristine waters at Silica Beach.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 28. Lacepede Islands

Cruise to the Lacepede Islands (subject to conditions). Tonight, enjoy Captain’s Farewell Drinks.

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

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Day 29. Depart Broome

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport.

Daily : Breakfast

Highlights

  • Experience the region“s highlights up close aboard your Explorer excursion vessel, and inflatable Zodiacs
  • Unwind on a sunset cruise on Shark Bay
  • Savour a seafood dinner at Monkey Mia
  • Enjoy the stunning location of Monkey Mia Dolphin Resort
  • Embark on a cruise over World Heritage-listed Ningaloo Reef
  • Stay at Emma Gorge Resort in El Questro Winderness Park
  • Indulge in a gourmet dinner at El Questro Wilderness Park
  • Cruise to the base of the magnificent King George Falls
  • Enjoy a gourmet Australian beach barbecue
  • Discover the terraced rock formations of King Cascades
  • Ride through Horizontal Falls aboard an inflatable Zodiac

Departures / Pricing 2019

29 Days - Perth to Broome
Per PersonTwin ShareSolo Traveller
June 24, July 15, Aug 5$17,995$30,495
Cruise Upgrade
Prices are based on a Cabin. To upgrade, add per person:
Stateroom$1195
Upper Deck Stateroom$1695
Deluxe Stateroom$2195

Call 1300 197 351 for up to date availability.

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Inclusions

  • 10 nights cruising the Kimberley aboard Coral Expeditions I
  • 18 nights in premium accommodation
  • Services of a Driver and Travelmarvel Tour/Cruise Director
  • 63 meals - Enjoy 28 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 24 Dinners
  • Airport and ship transfers