Kimberley Fishing Quest
DURATION:7 Days/ 6 NightsREGION:The KimberleySHIP:Kimberley Quest II
Offering some of the best fishing in the world, spectacular scenery and perfect weather the Kimberley is undoubtedly a very special place. Isolated and remote, this true wilderness country encompasses rugged gorges, towering sandstone escarpments, meandering river systems and immense estuaries. The waters are teeming with many species of fish including Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Fingermark Bream, salmon, giant Trevally and more. Kimberley Quest II take a
maximum of just 12 guests on their fishing expeditions to ensure that there is plenty of space in the tenders, each of which are driven by a knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide who will use their experience to help you land the 'big ones'! Your guides will show you their secret spots and you can work the numerous rock bars, snags and run-offs and fish from dawn til dusk!
Ask us about private charters for groups of 12!
We have multiple departure dates for this cruise. Select a year and month to view itineraries for alternative departure dates.
Kimberley Quest II
Operated by: Kimberley Quest
The custom-built 25 metre Kimberley Quest II is fully air-conditioned and is equipped with a helipad, spa, comfortable 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. While on board expeditioners can 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 guests and seven crew, your holiday of a lifetime can be enjoyed with fellow travellers in intimate surrounds. You have the choice of nine cabins from Double to Superior and the exclusive Flybridge. All cabins feature private en suites, individual air-conditioning, viewing windows, mini-refrigerators and are serviced daily by your hostess.
Carrying three excursion tenders, days are filled with myriad activities both on and off land, exploring the spectacular region with your very own local guide who has extensive knowledge of the Kimberley coastline.
Your cruise price includes:
- Accommodation in selected room grade for 6 nights aboard Kimberley Quest II
- Transfer from Broome to Cygnet Bay and return
- Fresh cuisine while on board, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
- Selected soft drinks, tea and barista-style coffee
- Daily excursions led by knowledgeable guides
- Post-cruise transfers in Broome
- Use fo quality fishing equipment
Your cruise price does not include:
- Pre and post flights, transfers and hotels
- Optional helicopter flights (payable on board)
- Alcoholic beverages onboard
- Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today)
- Items of a personal nature including but not limited to phone and internet communications and bar charges (outside of the included drinks package as highlighted), laundry charges and souvenir purchases
A note about alcohol...
Kimberley Quest offers a small onboard bar service, however you are encouraged to pre-order your alcohol requirements. Prior to the expedition, you will be invited to advise Kimberley Quest of your requirements and they will place the order for you. The actual cost of supplying the alcohol (at cost to Kimberley Quest) will be passed on to you.
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Please note: This cruise is sold in AUD
These specialist Kimberley fishing safaris are scheduled specifically around the tides to give you maximum fishing time and idyllic conditions. Kimberley Quest II takes a maximum of 12 fisherman to ensure that there is ample space in their four custom built five-metre Barra Punts equipped with depth sounders and 4-stroke 90HP Honda outboards.
All fishing excursions are accompanied by an experienced Kimberley fishing guide. A large range of specialist Shimano rods and reels, as well as an extensive array of lures is provided. Gear is provided on an 'if lost replace' basis however you are of course welcome to bring your favourite lures and your own rod and reel if you prefer.
Heli fishing is available at an additional cost. Note this must be arranged with the office prior to departure.
While the published itinerary can be used as a guide, due to weather, tidal movements and the nature of cruising in the Kimberley itineraries may be subject to change. Each evening onboard the Captain will discuss the coming day's planned activities and experiences and you will have the opportunity to discuss the activities and ask questions.
By completing this booking request you acknowledge that you have read and accept Expedition Cruise Specialists' and Kimberley Quest's terms and conditions.
Single travellers are accommodated in selected room grade upon payment of 50% single supplement.