True North

KIMBERLEY snapshot: 7 Nights Broome-Wyndham

The Snapshot itinerary features several Kimberley icons including the King George Falls, the Hunter River, the Prince Regent River, Montgomery Reef and the Horizontal Waterfalls.

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2019

2020

Ocean Class #11 (bunks) $13,135 pp $14,035 pp 
Ocean Class $14,595 pp $15,595 pp 
River Class $17,995 pp $18,995 pp 
Explorer Class $19,995 pp $20,995 pp 
Cruise Fare includes: One way coach transfer Wyndham-Kununurra;  Meals; Shore excursions by tender boat; Crew.
Cruise Fare does not include: Alcohol; Flights before or after the cruise; Helicopter flights.
Single travellers: Can share a cabin with another traveller of the same gender and pay the twin share rate. We can advertise for a stranger to share OR pay an 80% single supplement for exclusive use of the stateroom.

 

K.C.C 20th Anniversary Sale – $499 Flights + hotel

   CHOOSE BETWEEN a) AIRFARES CAPPED AT $499 pp 
  OR b) $500 pp ON-BOARD HELICOPTER VOUCHER
Package includes 2 NIGHTS FREE HOTEL: 1 night in Broome & 1 in Kununurra (or 2 in one place).
  Click here for full details of this offer!

special offer – El Questro $199 pp (usually $625 pp)

El Questro day tour for $199 per person! Your guide will pick you up from True North at Wyndham port with a personal 4wd tour of El Questro wilderness park. Soak in Zebedee thermal springs, enjoy a delicious lunch at Emma Gorge Resort (own expense), then enjoy a guided walk to stunning Emma Gorge. Option for a pre-cruise overnight at ELQ – please enquire.

  

Broome-Wyndham sample itinerary

This itinerary is provided as an example only – tide and prevailing conditions may cause variation.
Helicopter flights can be purchased as a package or individually.

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NIGHT 1: Embark in Broome, cruise North

True-North-Gorges1 Your ‘Welcome Aboard’ the magnificent TRUE NORTH is in the pearling port of Broome. Embarkation is at 1700 – time for a cocktail with your fellow adventurers before departing at approximately 1830. Dinner is served shortly after leaving port for the overnight cruise to Yampi Sound.

DAY 1: Buccaneer Archipelago, Horizontal Falls, Leadline Creek

True-North-Islands-Horizontal Awaken to the majestic Kimberley and savour an irresistible True North breakfast as we glide past Cockatoo and Koolan Islands – our attentive crew will be happy to introduce the colourful histories of both! Then it’s time to ‘personally’ introduce you to a Kimberley icon – The Horizontal Falls. Experience the awesome power of the region’s huge tidal range in an exhilarating tender ride and then climb aboard your air conditioned helicopter for a view of the falls that very few experience! Then – you will have hardly had a chance to catch your breath when, for those who can’t wait one minute longer, Leadline Creek will be the first opportunity to ‘land a barra’! Before you know it, your first day onboard will be coming to an end – but there’s still time to select a fine wine and to enjoy a leisurely evening meal as we cruise to Doubtful Bay.

DAY 2: Sale River, Montgomery Reef

TrueNorth-Snapshot2 This morning is devoted to exploring the Sale River. Fish the mouth for barra and then join naturalists and adventurers alike as we ‘ride the tide’ on a classic river expedition! Enjoy a swim in your very own billabong before returning to the ultimate comfort of the True North. Then, you’ll probably be enjoying lunch as we weigh anchor and cruise for another Kimberley icon – Montgomery Reef! Montgomery is a unique eco-system that must be seen to be believed – and see it you will – as 140 square miles of coral reef rises out of the ocean right before your very eyes. Water cascades from the reef as the tide falls exposing a privileged glimpse of another world. Turtles, dugong, manta rays and every imaginable sea creature abound and the helicopter puts all in perspective.

DAY 3: Prince Regent River, King Cascade

TrueNorth-Snapshot5 The scenery will astound and there are some not to be missed fishing spots as the True North graces the majestic Prince Regent River. At King Cascade we manoeuvre the True North right under the falls. Then it’s time for more ‘adventure in the tender’ – a chance to stretch the laces on your hiking boots and an opportunity to swim in yet another picture perfect billabong. The helicopter will be popular again when the first group of intrepid explorers returns from Jurassic Park.

DAY 4: Hunter River, Naturaliste Island

TrueNorth-Snapshot7 If you think the Regent was good – wait till ya see the Hunter! With stunning red cliffs set behind rainforest and mangroves – the Hunter River is yet another awesome setting for fishing, mud crabbing, bird watching and just simply exploring! Enjoy an exhilarating hike to the hidden Jackson Falls and there’s even more splendour from the helicopter! Hopefully we’ll have time for a sunset drink on Naturaliste Island and then it’s an overnight cruise to Vansittart Bay.

DAY 5: Bradshaw art, river and beach exploring

bradshawrockart_medium Today there will be an opportunity to see the “Bradshaws” – possibly the oldest art known to man. The heli-picnic at Eagle Falls is always a ‘big hit’- enjoy a sumptuous picnic lunch amidst breathtaking scenery. The tenders will also be busy exploring local beaches and creeks. Overnight we cruise to Koolama Bay.

DAY 6: King George River and Falls, Tranquil Bay

TrueNorth-Snapshot8 Yet another mighty Kimberley river – The King George! As soon as the tide is high enough, we’ll cross the sand bars at the mouth to reveal even more breathtaking river vista. Then our journey upstream will take us to the very ‘jewel in the crown’ – 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 cruise highlight. Just the thought of leaving this magnificence will inspire mutiny! Learn about the bombing of a state-ship during WWII, then take a stroll at Tranquil Bay before we continue onto the frontier port of Wyndham.

DAY 7: Wyndham disembarkation

True-North-Gorges2 Your courtesy coach will arrive at approximately 0800 hours for transfer to Kununurra and your crew will already be looking forward to the next opportunity to welcome you aboard the mighty TRUE NORTH!