- 04 Apr 22
- 16 Mar 22, 26 Mar 22, 06 Apr 22
- 10 nights
- From 26 Mar 22 to 16 Apr 22
- True North
- Cruise Only
Broome, Yampi Sound, Horizontal Falls, Silica Beach, Doubtful Bay, Sale River, Montgomery Reef, Prince Regent River, Hunter River, Jackson Falls, Prince Frederick Harbour, Swift Bay, Mitchell River, Mitchell Falls, Eagle Falls, Koolama Bay, King George River, Twin Falls, Wyndham
True North has been setting the bench mark in Kimberley Cruising, for the past 30 years. The Kimberley Waterfalls cruise is a Kimberley adventure with a difference.
Purpose-built True North provides access to the Kimberley’s many shallow river systems and iconic land marks that the larger vessels can’t access – offering an intimate experience aboard the luxury vessel.
Experience the peaceful beauty that surrounds the end of the wet season on this 10-night voyage. Witness thundering waterfalls and swollen billabongs, ancient rock art and extraordinary wildlife. Take in the renowned King George Falls, the extraordinary Horizontal Falls, Montgomery Reef, the scenic, 30km Hunter River, take in a the Twin Falls by heli-flight for a birds-eye view, visit the turquoise waters of Swift Bay, try Barramundi fishing or hiking in the stunning wilderness and much more.
- 10 nights' accommodation in the cabin of your choice
- All adventure boat excursions & activities
- Destination-inspired dining and non-alcoholic refreshments throughout the day
- Complimentary café style coffees & tea are available all day
- All fishing & snorkelling equipment & cylinders & weight belts (on dive trips)
- Award-winning Australian cruise; Australia's cruisers choice award for 2020
- Limited to 36 passengers for a truly amazing and intimate experience
- 6 dedicated luxury adventure boats
- Additional costs include - Scenic helicopter flights, visitor pass fee, adventure wear and other purchases made on-board, and alcoholic beverages (except as offered on special excursions)
- This itinerary is provided as example only – prevailing conditions, local arrangements and indeed, what we discover on the day, may cause variation.
- Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes unless otherwise stated.
- Advertised price includes any bonus nights, special offers or discounts listed in the inclusions.
- Surcharges may apply due to demand, Christmas & New Year's Eve, school or public holidays, trade shows, special events & other unforeseen circumstances.
- Prices may be based on Dynamic Rates and as such, may fluctuate at anytime without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases, or at the property's discretion.
Departures & Rates
Broome to Wyndham/Kununurra Duration: 10 Nights
Prices are per person based on two adults sharing:
Multiple Departure Dates 2022
16 March 2022
26 March 2022
6 April 2022
For those pressed for time, try the Snapshot Kimberley voyage itinerary for a shorter 7-night cruise or the 13-Night Ultimate Kimberley for the full experience of the region.
*Rates are based on per person for two adults sharing. For solo travellers or single person occupancy rates, or other cabin types not listed, please contact our Travel Specialists for a quote.
Located on the lower deck – Ocean Class twins feature roomy singles and en-suite. Cabin size is approximately 12 square metres (129 square feet). Other features include 2 portholes, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.
Located on the middle deck – River Class doubles feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and en-suite. Cabin size is similar to Explorer Class. Other features include large panoramic windows, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.
Located on the upper deck – Explorer Class staterooms feature a king size double (that can be converted to singles) and a twin basin en-suite. Cabin size is 18 square metres (193 square feet). Other features include large panoramic windows, amenities fridge, in-cabin entertainment and satellite telephone.
Join True North in the pearling town of Broome
Embarkation is at 1700 – with time for a cocktail and meeting your fellow travellers. Departure at 1830. A leisurely dinner will be served and you will spend the night cruising to Yampi Sound.
Awaken to an irresistible True North breakfast as we pass Cockatoo and Koolan Islands on our way to the iconic Horizontal Falls. Experience the awesome power of the region’s huge tidal range in an exhilarating tender ride or hop on board the helicopter for a birds-eye view of this extraordinary phenonium. Take a dip or sink your feet into the squeaky white sands of Silica Beach. After a spectacular start to your Kimberley adventure enjoy some fine wine and leisurely evening meal as you set sail to Doubtful Bay.
On the list today is exploring the Sale River. Join naturalists and adventurers alike as we ride the tide on a classic river expedition with another chance to land a barramundi for all the keen fisherman aboard. After lunch we set sail for Montgomery Reef. 140 square miles of coral reef rises out of the ocean with water cascading from the reef as the tide falls a site to behold. Turtles, dugong, crocodiles and every imaginable sea creature abound and the helicopter puts all in perspective!
Today you will visit the heart of the Kimberley – Prince Regent. The majestic river provides some of the best fishing in the region. At King Cascade we will sail right under the falls for a very close encounter. Then it’s time for more adventures in the tenders and fabulous hikes and an opportunity to swim in yet another picture-perfect billabong, or perhaps to venture further to the spectacular Amphitheatre waterfall. The helicopter will also be popular when the first group of intrepid explorers returns from Jurassic Park.
Be amongst the first to join an early morning fishing expedition or see some ancient rock art or join a naturalist in one for the adventure boats for an action packed day. Later you will have the opportunity to join another breathtaking helicopter flight to an unforgettable picnic. Our chefs will prepare more of their mouth-watering dishes alongside a crystal-clear billabong.
This morning your will awaken on the magnificent Hunter River. A 30km river system that is lined with dense mangrove forests and surrounded by rainforest encrusted mountains. With fishing, mud crabbing, bird-watching and plenty of exploring. Join one of the adventure boats for a closer look, or enjoy an invigorating hike to Jackson Falls or see it all from above in the True North helicopter. The afternoon will see you sail into Prince Frederick Harbour and enjoy sunset drinks on picturesque Crystal Beach, enjoy some delicious hors d’oeuvres and watch the sun descend on another action packed day in the Kimberley.
Wake up to breakfast in the shimmering turquoise waters of Swift Bay. The morning will be spent hunting for the black-lip oyster and experiencing the unique taste direct from the rock. Along the way you will be treated to Wandjina galleries and marvel as the waters come alive with light game species such as queenfish, giant trevally and mackerel. In the afternoon you’ll enjoy a glass of bubbly at the pearl and diamond party whilst trying on pieces created by the artistes at Allure, Jewels of the Kimberley and Kimberley Fine Diamonds.
Today the Mitchell River is on the itinerary. Known for big barra and large crocodiles. The adventure boats will be out with a trip to Surveyors Creek for croc free swimming. The keen fishermen can hunt for the elusive barramundi and, there will be more opportunities for helicopter flights over this awe-inspiring region including the iconic Mitchell Falls.
Join the crew for a cocktail before enjoying another unique dinning experience.
Visit the “Bradshaws” – ancient rock art, some of the oldest ‘paintings’ known to man. The adventure boats will be out exploring many beaches and creeks or visit Vansittart Bay renowned for its monster mackerel. The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always favourite – a breathtaking helicopter flight and, the True North’s mouth-watering lunch alongside the spectacular waterfall. Overnight you will cruise to Koolama Bay.
Cross the sandbars at high tide and Cruise from the mouth of the King George River upstream to The King George Falls. Here we anchor at the base of the Twin Falls and you will find endless places to explore. Climb or take the helicopter to the top of the falls for a Kimberley highlight. In the afternoon learn about the bombing of a state-ship during WWII then take a stroll at Tranquil Bay before continuing onto the port of Wyndham.
Your Kimberley experience has come to an end. At 0800 hours your coach will arrive for transfer to Kununurra.
With over 30 years experience, True North delivers multi award-winning, luxury adventure cruises throughout Australia. Specifically designed to access wilderness regions that larger vessels cannot get to and excluding sea-days to feature instead unparalleled access to stunning coastal environments and, unequalled opportunity to truly experience the destination.