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The Essential Kimberley - 14 Night Stay & Cruise Package (PON21014)

Cruise and explore the stunning Kimberley region in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions!


Tour Departure: Aug 4, 2021

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14 Night Package Includes: 
  • 2 FREE nights pre-cruise hotel stay in Darwin, including breakfast*
  • 12 night cruise from Darwin Return aboard Le Bellot
  • All main meals and expedition voyages whilst onboard
  • FREE Transfers between airport, hotel, and port
  • Port charges, and government fees

*Supplement applies for solo travelers.

Package Details

A cruise in partnership with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert onboard.
Join our highly qualified expedition team and enjoy regular Zodiac outings & shore visits to get close to the Kimberley nature!  

Highlights Include:
  • Discover billions of years-old landscapes & ancient rock art
  • Listen to stories of the dreamtime from the oldest continuous culture on the planet
  • Explore pristine mangrove environments, home to the world’s largest living reptile
  • Discover Careening Bay and the Mermaid boab tree, a reminder of the era of exploration
  • Witness unique tidal phenomena such as the Horizontal Falls
  • In Wyndham, enjoy one of the 3 complimentary excursions (subject to availability, on a first come first served basis in chronological order of booking, please arrange with your Cruiseco travel agent):
    • Ord River experience: navigation on the Ord River between Kununurra and Lake Argyle. You will have the opportunity to enjoy remarkable wildlife and stunning landscapes. The tour includes a simple buffet lunch served on a riverside camp.
    • Bungle Bungle scenic flight: panoramic flight onboard a Cessna airplane from Kununurra to the Bungle Bungle massif. You will, in particular, fly over Diversion Dam, Carr Boyd Range or Purnululu National Park.
    • El Questro experience: guided by an El Questro ranger, the tour includes an all-encompassing journey through Emma Gorge and Zebedee Thermal Springs. Take a mid-day break for lunch and end the full day with the Chamberlain River Cruise.


Day 1:Private transfer Darwin airport to hotel - Ponant
Wed 4 Aug 2021
Day 1 - 3:Hilton Darwin

Overlooking Darwin Harbour, Hilton Darwin offers fabulous Esplanade views and an ideal location in the heart of the city. Enjoy contemporary features, great location and welcoming service.

The elegant rooms and suites are loaded with thoughtful amenities and many have stunning Harbour views.

Wed 4 Aug 2021
Day 3:Private Transfer Hotel to Port - Ponant
Fri 6 Aug 2021
Day 3:Darwin
Fri 6 Aug 2021
Depart 6:00 PM
Day 4:Pulau Meatimiarang (Technical
Sat 7 Aug 2021
Day 5:Wyndham
Sun 8 Aug 2021
Day 6:King George River
Mon 9 Aug 2021
Day 7:Vansittart Bay
Tue 10 Aug 2021
Day 8:Hunter River
Wed 11 Aug 2021
Day 9:Collier Bay
Thu 12 Aug 2021
Day 10:Lacepede Islands
Fri 13 Aug 2021
Day 11:Collier Bay
Sat 14 Aug 2021
Day 12:Careening Bay
Sun 15 Aug 2021
Day 13:Swift Bay
Mon 16 Aug 2021
Day 14:At sea
Tue 17 Aug 2021
Day 15:Darwin
Wed 18 Aug 2021
Arrive 6:30 AM
Day 15:Private transfer Darwin Port to Airport - Ponant
Wed 18 Aug 2021
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.


*Prices are per adult in AUD, based on lead-in twin share accommodation in each of the specified categories. Valid for a limited time only, is capacity controlled, subject to change/availability and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Does not include any additional accommodation made necessary by flight schedules. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency even after the deposit is paid. Agents may charge service fees/or fees for card payments which vary. Cancellation penalties and conditions apply.

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