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Southern Kimberley Experience


DURATION:8 Days/ 7 NightsREGION:The KimberleySHIP:Great Escape

Explore the best of the Kimberley Coast between the Mitchell Plateau and Broome including a scenic flight over spectacular Southern Kimberley wilderness. Highlights of this eight day expedition include King Cascades, Montgomery Reef, Careening Bay and Horizontal Falls, along with Wandjina and Gwion art sites.

With seven executive staterooms, MV Great Escape caters for up to just 14 guests. The onboard helicopter provides thrilling aerial views of the Kimberley Coast’s enchanting wilderness, while the Australian crew will look after your every need. Enjoy the freshest of local dining and outstanding service.


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Great Escape

Great Escape

Please note that due to the popularity of the Great  Escape there is only very limited availability for the 2024 & 2025 Kimberley seasons. Expressions of interest are now available for the 2026 & 2027 seasons. Please speak to the expert team at Kimberley Cruise Specialists for information about alternate ships offering similar programmes.


Live an adventure unlike any other as you tour pristine waterfalls and towering gorges; enjoy beach picnics and sunset drinks; and unwind with bushwalks, fishing, mud crabbing and turtle spotting. 

With seven executive staterooms, MV Great Escape caters for up to 14 guests. Each room is fully air-conditioned and features a queen-size bed, generous private en suite, flat screen television, DVD player and personal fridge.

Guests also have access to the onboard helicopter, which provides a thrilling aerial view of the Kimberley Coast’s enchanting wilderness on the way to the most remote Indigenous art-sites, fishing spots, waterfalls, and swimming-holes.

Or if simple relaxation is what you’re after, the saltwater spa on the foredeck provides a refreshing break during the warm Kimberley days and lets you lay back in style as you cruise through this wondrous landscape.

MV Great Escape comes with state-of-the-art satellite communications technology that includes phone, fax and email, as well as an Apple iPad for guests’ convenience. This way you’ll never be out of touch with the outside world – unless you’d prefer it that way, of course!

The experienced and hospitable crew is waiting to welcome you aboard, so enquire today about when you can make your next Great Escape.

Key Facts

85 Feet / 26 Metres
Passenger Decks
Room Grades

Your cruise price includes:

  • Transfers between your accommodation and the ship in Broome
  • Scenic flight Broome to Mitchell Plateau
  • Helicopter flight Mitchell Plateau to ship
  • All accommodation and travel onboard MV Great Escape
  • All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • Morning and afternoon tea daily
  • Tea, coffee and soft drink
  • Sightseeing activities 
  • Services of the professional  crew


Your cruise price does not include:

  • Items of a personal nature such as telephone calls and internet access
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today)
  • Airfares to and from home
  • Pre- and post- cruise accommodation
  • Scenic helicopter flights 

Special Notice :  The Traditional Owners have implemented a permit/fee for guests accessing traditional lands when cruising the Kimberley region. Listed fares exclude these permit fees. Please enquire for details.


A note about alcohol...

MV Great Escape is BYO; an onboard bar service is not operated. You are welcome to organise your own alcohol to be delivered to the ship, ask us for details.

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Please note: This cruise is sold in AUD

This itinerary is provided as example only. Prevailing weather and sea conditions and local arrangements may cause variation at the discretion of the Captain.

By completing this booking request you acknowledge that you have read and accept both Expedition Cruise Specialists' and Great Escape Charter Company's terms and conditions.

Single travellers are able to request sole use of staterooms at an 80% single surcharge.


Southern Kimberley Experience