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Orion Expedition Cruise

(11 days, Broome - Darwin, 2014)
Orion Expedition Cruise Tour
This 11 day luxury cruise along the majestic Western Australian coastline travels from Broome to Darwin via Montgomery Reef and the King George River
Your 11 day cruise begins in Broome where you will board the MV Orion and set sail along the Western Australian coastline. Your first stop is Nares Point and Crocodile Creek before continuing your cruise to Talbot Bay, where you will experience an exhilarating trip to witness the phenomenon of the Horizontal Waterfalls and Cyclone Bay. Your cruise then continues to Montgomery Reef where you will be taken on board a zodiac into a channel in the reed as water cascades on either side and an uncovered reef appears slowly out of the water. Next you will travel to Raft Point and visit a spectacular outdoor Aboriginal art gallery before heading through Vansittart Bay to King George River and Falls where, on your journey up the river, you will witness some of the world’s most spectacular scenery. From here you will travel to Kununurra where you will board your plane for a spectacular scenic flight over the amazing Bungle Bungle Range. Finally the MV Orion will arrive in Darwin for the end of your cruise.

10 night luxury Kimberley cruise

Scenic Tours Ultimate Features

  • 10 night Kimberley Expedition Cruise onboard the luxurious MV Orion
  • Excursion to the phenomenal Horizontal Falls
  • Bungle Bungles scenic flight
  • Airport transfers

Included Scenic Highlights

  • 10 night luxury expedition with Orion Expedition Cruises
  • Witness the spectacular Horizontal Falls at Talbot Bay
  • Cruise aboard a zodiac along the Montgomery Reef
  • Explore the thundering King George Falls aboard a zodiac
Day 1: Broome (D)
Begin your tour this morning. Embarkation commences between 3:00pm and 4:00pm where you will board the luxurious MV Orion and set sail on an amazing voyage along the Western Australian coastline.
10 Night Stay: MV Orion
Day 2: Nares Point & Crocodile Creek (FB,L,D)
Today you will have the opportunity to do some zodiac explorations around the sandstone finger of Nares Point and have a swim at Crocodile Creek.
Day 3: Talbot Bay/Horizontal Waterfalls (FB,L,D)
Witness the tidal phenomenon of the Horizontal Waterfalls as water cascades through a narrow gap in the coastal cliffs. Afternoon excursion to Cyclone Bay.
Day 4: Montgomery Reef & Raft Point (FB,L,D)
As the tide drops Montgomery Reef appears to rise out of the ocean. A zodiac will manoeuvre you close to the reef as water cascades down on either side. Then take a shore excursion at Raft Point and climb up to a spectacular outdoor Aboriginal art gallery.
Day 5: Hunter River (FB,L,D)
Visit Prince Frederick Harbour and the Hunter River lined with green rainforest, mangroves and soaring red cliffs some 200 metres high.
Day 6: Vansittart Bay (FB,L,D)
After landing on Jar Island, your destination will be an outdoor art gallery of Gwion Gwion Aboriginal art which is possibly the oldest known to man.
Day 7: King George River and Falls (FB,L,D)
Journey up the King George River for some of the world’s most spectacular scenery and a wealth of bird species. View the highest single-drop falls in the whole of the Kimberley.
Day 8: Wyndham & Bungle Bungles (FB,L,D)
Visit Wyndham, Kununurra and Lake Argyle then tour the Argyle Diamond mine, the worlds’ primary source of rare pink diamonds. Enjoy an Included flight over the World Heritage-listed Bungle Bungle Range or a cruise on the Ord River to Lake Argyle.
Day 9: At Sea (FB,L,D)
Enjoy a day at sea to reflect on all the wonders you have experienced.
Day 10: Com, East Timor (FB,L,D)
On arrival at Com, Orion will clear customs and immigration giving you an opportunity to go ashore.
Day 11: Darwin (FB)

Arrive in Darwin and bid farewell to the crew and your vessel. Transfer* to the airport after disembarkation at approximately 9.00am. We trust you enjoyed your Scenic Tours experience!

*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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Depart Date Price
May 2014
22
from AUD $9,245
Jun 2014
11
from AUD $9,245
Jul 2014
1
21
from AUD $9,245
Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in USD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.

At a glance

Duration
11 Days
From
AUD $9,245
per person twin share
Dates
22 May 2014
On Request
11 Jun 2014
On Request
01 Jul 2014
On Request
21 Jul 2014
On Request
 
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