Iconic Kimberley
Expedition

Experience the Kimberley wilderness in bespoke luxury.

The Kimberley Coast is a panorama of ancient mountains, breathtaking gorges and remarkable waterfalls. Capture the Kimberley’s finest highlights with a bespoke tailored itinerary. This adventure encompasses everything the Kimberley has to offer, including the mighty Kings Cascades, the Horizontal Waterfalls enigma and the wonder of Montgomery Reef.

Depart from and return to Broome for travel simplicity

$ 1,750 AUD

Per person / per night

$ 13,300 AUD

Full Vessel / per night

7

12+

400 nm

8

Voyage Itinerary

The below is a sample itinerary outline for a voyage in the Kimberley region based on what our seasoned guides here at Eclipse Expeditions feel captures the best of the area. Here at Eclipse Expeditions, our goal is to allow intimate access to unique cruising locations with local knowledge whilst providing the freedom of adventure which is why all voyages are completely customisable so you need only use the below as a guide for envisioning your own luxury sailing voyage.
DAY 0 1

Cygnet Bay - Welcome Aboard

Private transfer from Broome to Cygnet Bay for lunch at the Cygnet Bay Pearl farm.

Embarkation on to your private vessel, “Eclipse”, at 1400-1500 for a sunset cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago accompanied by cocktails and canapes. This area lays claim to the magnificent Waterfall Reef, countless tidal phenomena and access to beautiful islands and beaches.

Dinner served shortly after sunset while cruising to your first astonishing anchorage in the Buccaneer Archipelago.
DAY 0 2

Horizontal Falls - Buccaneer Archipelago

Welcome to the southern heart of the Kimberley, characterised by blue water, endless islands, spectacular reef and many Kimberley highlights. The Horizontal Falls is testament to the region's huge tidal range. Experience the awesome power in an exhilarating vessel ride through the falls and scenic backdrop.

Be intrigued by the powdery white sand of Silica Beach, enjoy a refreshing dip at one of the North West's finest beaches. While cruising to the Horizontal Falls, there’s access to Crocodile Creek, rainforest canopy walks and hidden waterfall oases. Cruise past Cockatoo and Koolan Islands and enjoy the diversity offered throughout the Buccaneer Archipelago.
DAY 0 3

Montgomery Reef - Islands

Wake up at the picturesque Raft Point anchorage for another bewildering day. This area gives access to great fishing important cultural sites and scenic walks. Then prepare for another Kimberley icon as we sail over brunch to Montgomery Reef. Described as the eighth wonder of the world, this unique ecosystem and tidal phenomena has to be witnessed. Watch as 400 square kilometres of coral reef emerges out of the ocean - forming countless waterfalls, gorges of cascading reef and a concentrated marine life hotspot.

The afternoon is tailored to your itinerary desires. With options for fishing, sunset beach drinks or onshore exploration of this ancient area.
DAY 0 4

Doubtful Bay - Rivers and Waterfalls

This diverse region of the Kimberely offers an array of highlights, where five exquisite river systems all converge into the protected Doubtful Bay. The day is based around tidal times, enabling you to secure prized creek fish and the elusive Barramundi or Golden Snapper.

When the tide is high, enjoy private access to the beautiful waterfalls of the Sale River and Red Cone Creek. These oasis locations offer an opportunity to relax, immerse in nature and cool off in your own billabong.

This day proffers fishing action or relaxing sceneries in one of the Kimberley’s most unique and vast areas that could be explored for weeks.
DAY 0 5

Camden Sound

The area offers history, picturesque islands, beaches, fishing and unique sailing experiences. Camden Harbour is steeped in history as the first attempted but disastrous European settlement in the Kimberley. Tide permitting, you’ll have access to fresh, scrumptious, Kimberley rock oysters, then private beach combing and historic trails to explore.

Fishing options include great reef fishing and pelagic trolling amongst beautiful scenery with an afternoon sail to witness after some more European history or beach relaxation.
DAY 0 6

Kings Cascade - Prince Regent River

The Prince Regent River is the heart of the Kimberley, characterised by the famous Kings Cascades, where you can experience a natural refreshing shower underneath a waterfall on the bow of Eclipse.

Your day entails a stunning cruise past Mt Trafalgar and Mt Waterloo into the mouth of Prince Regent River. Renowned for fishing and wildlife experiences you’ll then trek to the beautiful Camp Creek waterfall to refresh. The afternoon is underpinned by creek fishing or exploring more waterfalls and ancient rock art of this prehistoric environment.
DAY 0 7

Hunter River

Behold the mighty Hunter River, where rainforest encrusted mountains display spectacular scenery. The Porosus Creek anchorage is a majestic calm waterway with mountainous backdrops that glow with Kimberley light.

This region is alive with wildlife, offers amazing fishing opportunities, mud crabbing bird-watching alike. Furthermore, experience a challenging waterfall hike to Jackson Falls (named after our very own Jackson). Then relax for beach drinks with your own private bar and enjoy the serenity of the Kimberley’s best anchorage for your final evening.
DAY 0 8

Mitchell Plateau to Broome

Wake up for final morning activities amongst the stunning Hunter River. Although it’s disembarkation time the adventure does not stop. Enjoy a private helicopter transfer over Donkin Falls and the renowned Mitchell Falls. Experience Mitchell Plateau’s remoteness before a private charter flight back to Broome.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary only. Our schedule may be affected by tides, weather or alternative opportunities. This itinerary is also available in reverse – Flying from Broome to Mitchell Plateau, then expedition cruising back to Broome. Custom itinerary bookings are available upon request. T&C’s apply. All Cruises subject to availability and confirmed booking. Pricing includes all meals, snacks, tea and coffee, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, off vessel excursions and road/fixed wing/Helicopter transportation from Broome to the vessel and return to Broome. For full terms and conditions please contact us.

Departure Dates

Iconic Kimberley
Expedition May 1, 2024 - May 8, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
$ 13,300 AUD full vessel per night
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Expedition May 8, 2024 - May 15, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Expedition June 1, 2024 - June 8, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Expedition June 8, 2024 - June 15, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Expedition July 1, 2024 - July 8, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Expedition July 8, 2024 - July 15, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Expedition August 1, 2024 - August 8, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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Iconic Kimberley
Expedition August 8, 2024 - August 15, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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full vessel available
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Iconic Kimberley
Expedition September 1, 2024 - September 8, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
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full vessel available
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Iconic Kimberley
Expedition September 8, 2024 - September 15, 2024 $1,750 AUD pp/per night
$ 13,300 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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