Explore enchanting islands and majestic gorges of the Southern Kimberley.

The Southern Kimberley is an archipelago of private islands, breathtaking gorges and remarkable waterfalls. Capture the Kimberley’s finest highlights with a bespoke tailored itinerary. Be enthralled by Montgomery Reef and the world famous Horizontal Falls, with time to explore the archipelago, unexplained culture and remote fishing locations. All in the luxury of your new, custom expedition sailing catamaran.

Depart from and return to Broome for travel simplicity.

$ 1,600 AUD

Per person / per night

$ 12,200 AUD

Full Vessel / per night

6

9

250 nm

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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 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 beautiful anchorage in the Buccaneer Archipelago.
DAY 0 2

Dugong Bay - Buccaneer Archipelago

Start your morning with a rainforest canopy walk to an alluring hidden billabong for a refreshing dip. The area has countless trails, waterholes and intriguing reef that characterises the Southern Kimberley.

Be intrigued by the powdery white sand of Silica Beach, enjoy a refreshing dip at one of the North West's finest beaches. There’s access to Crocodile Creek, huge tidal phenomena and hidden waterfall oasis’. Cruise past Cockatoo and Koolan Island 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 and cultural, scenic walks alike.

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 - Ruby Falls

This diverse region of the Kimberley 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 diverse areas that could be explored for weeks.
DAY 0 5

Sale River

The bewildering Sale River has scenery, history and fishing for everyone. Naturalists and adventurers alike can witness a stunning river expedition. For keen anglers, fish where the fresh meets the salt for amazing results. Or immerse yourself in the scenic and cultural opportunities of the area.
DAY 0 6

Secure Bay & Yule Entrance

Explore where only a few other vessels have the experience and ability to do so. These areas have some of the best fishing the Kimberley has to offer for the elusive Barramundi, and private sightseeing expeditions.

The afternoon enables reef fishing and access to Leadline Creek. A beautiful winding gorge for a scenic cruise and refreshing dip.
DAY 0 7

Horizontal Falls & Kingfisher Islands

Welcome back 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.

The outer islands provide blue water, great fishing opportunities and equally aesthetic anchorages. Explore magnificent rock formations and mangrove encrusted coral reefs of this diverse ecosystem.
DAY 0 8

Cygnet Bay to Broome

Wake up for final morning activities amongst the stunning Buccaneer Archipelago. Although it’s disembarkation time the adventure does not stop. Be intrigued by the tidal phenomena of Waterfall Reef or the area's countless private beaches.

All good things must come to an end, meaning it’s time for your return private transfer from Cygnet Bay to Broome. Back in Broome just after lunch time for hotel check in or an afternoon flight back to reality.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary only. Our schedule may be affected by tides, weather or alternative opportunities. 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

Kimberley
Islands Explorer April 15, 2024 - April 22, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
FULLY BOOKED
Kimberley
Islands Explorer April 23, 2024 - April 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
FULLY BOOKED
Kimberley
Islands Explorer May 16, 2024 - May 23, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer May 23, 2024 - May 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer June 16, 2024 - June 23, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer June 23, 2024 - June 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer July 16, 2024 - July 23, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer July 23, 2024 - July 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer August 16, 2024 - August 23, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer August 23, 2024 - August 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer September 16, 2024 - September 23, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer September 23, 2024 - September 30, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
3 CABINS AVAILABLE
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Kimberley
Islands Explorer October 1, 2024 - October 8, 2024 $1,600 AUD pp/per night
$ 12,200 AUD full vessel per night
full vessel available
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