4 Day Kimberley Quest Cruise

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Kimberley Quest Cruise

Kimberley Quest Cruise

4 Days – 25-28 October 2022
Broome to Broome

Overview


This 4 day cruise offers a taste of our renowned Quest itineraries and will see you visit some of the breathtaking scenery within the southern Kimberley. This ‘Taste of the Kimberley’ showcases a fully operational Australian South Sea Pearl farm at Cygnet Bay. Cruise through the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago and visit icons including the incredible Horizontal Falls and Montgomery Reef, Australia’s largest inshore reef. You will have the opportunity to try your luck at fishing in the pristine Kimberley waters. Exploring this region aboard the well-appointed Kimberley Quest II, accompanied by our luxury fast boat Quest Express, will leave you with the taste for more!

Our custom-built vessel is fully air-conditioned, equipped with a helipad, spa, large en-suited cabins and offers indoor and outdoor alfresco areas so there will always be plenty of room to take in the panoramic scenery and breathtaking sunsets. Whilst on board take advantage of the extensive library, including a fantastic array of Kimberley reference books and general interest novels, otherwise sit with the Captain in the wheelhouse and learn more about the Kimberley outback.

Accommodating just 18 passengers and 7 crew, your holiday of a lifetime can be enjoyed with fellow travellers in luxurious and intimate surrounds. You have the choice of 9 cabins from deluxe double, superior and the exclusive flybridge. All cabins feature private ensuites, individual air-conditioning, viewing windows, mini-refrigerators and are serviced daily by your hostess.

Contact us for more information on the 4 Day Kimberley Quest Cruise.

Itinerary


Day 1: Broome – Cygnet Bay
Your Quest begins with a transfer to Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm located on the Dampier Peninsular. On your arrival, you will be transferred to the Kimberley Quest II, where you will be welcomed aboard by your captain and crew. Enjoy lunch whilst crossing King Sound, cruising through the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago; this is your first taste of the Kimberley. Cool off with a refreshing swim in one of many Kimberley freshwater pools, followed by a scenic tender excursion. This evening you can witness one of the spectacular Kimberley sunsets.

Day 2: Talbot Bay, Dugong Bay & Kingfisher Islands
This morning will find us exploring Talbot Bay, home to one of the icons of the Kimberley coast; the spectacular Horizontal Falls. Take an exhilarating ride through this natural phenomenon and wonder at the amazing rock formations of Cyclone Creek. In and around Dugong Bay, we take a scenic tender excursion and cool off with a refreshing swim in one of the freshwater pools. Later in the day you will have your first taste of fishing for Giant Trevally, Mackerel, Tuna and Queenfish at the Kingfisher Islands.

Day 3: Montgomery Reef, Strickland Bay
This morning, we cruise towards the amazing Montgomery Reef, which covers more than 300km2, making it Australia’s largest inshore reef. Watch as the tide falls right before your eyes, creating a spectacular waterfall effect. Take a tender ride to view many marine species, including turtles and sea birds. Later we explore Strickland Bay visiting old pearlers graves and joining our guides in search of Threadfin Salmon and other species. Before unwinding on the sun deck capturing one last sunset aboard Kimberley Quest II.

Day 4: Cygnet Bay – Broome
Today, after one last breakfast, we disembark Kimberley Quest II. Followed by a Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm tour, offering you a rare glimpse into the life of an operational pearl farm. This experience will leave you with a deeper understanding of what makes this place unique! Here we wave goodbye with a transfer back to Broome. On arrival you will be transferred to your chosen accommodation.

Note: This is only a suggested itinerary. The remote Kimberley region experiences large tidal movements which can affect our itinerary. We may need to vary this from time to time, however, no matter the tides, we always visit the spectacular icons of this region. There will be plenty of land and sightseeing excursions to many untouched places, and opportunities to catch fresh fish for the table. Please note scenic helicopter flights are available on request.

Price + Inclusions

4 Day Taste of the KimberleyPrice per person
Double Cabin$4,100
Superior Cabin$4,900
Flybridge Cabin$5,500

2022 Departure:

  • 25 – 28 October 2022

Includes:

  • Gourmet cuisine – using local and fresh ingredients prepared by our talented on-board Chef
  • Ensuited cabins – serviced daily
  • Laundry service – this complimentary service is provided upon request
  • Pre and post cruise transfers are provided from/to your choice of local accommodation or Broome/Kununurra airport
  • A variety of daily shore and tender excursions

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