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Length: 80ft
Passengers: 12
Accommodation: 6 large ensuite rooms

 

Itineraries

Kimberley 12 day adventure
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What's Included

  • All transfers between accommodation and the vessel - Broome on arrival and Wyndham (Kununurra) on disembarkation.
  • All meals for the duration of the cruise
     
  • All non-alcoholic drinks
     
  • Large double showers
     
  • Private basin and toilets
     
  • Towels, shampoo and soaps
     
  • LCD tv screen
     
  • Spacious rear deck
     
  • 6 seater spa
     
  • Fitness equipment

 

WELCOME ON BOARD MV OCEAN DREAM

Ocean Dream offers comfort, range and space in a luxury environment. Her experienced captain and crew aim to meet and exceed the highest standards of small adventure cruising.

The impressive custom built 24m explorer has been designed for overnight live aboard adventures. Limited individual 12 day Kimberley cruises for 2017 are available for booking now.

This on-water retreat features 6 beautifully designed stateroom cabins with ensuite bathrooms, accommodating 12 guests in style and comfort. Relax in the outdoor lounge areas with BBQ and spa facilities, open plan indoor/outdoor dining plus numerous toys and equipment for activities and exploring.

Your chef will prepare a culinary experience and you can regularly see freshly caught fish that day on the menu alongside mud crabs and succulent black-lipped oysters. All meals are included and are freshly prepared on-board by OD's talented chef's.

We encourage private whole of boat charters and can custom design an itinerary suitable for your requirements.

"We loved the Ocean Dream experience..............how special! Comfort, luxury and so much space. Loved the spa. Doesn't get any better!"

"Amazing adventure. Experienced this ancient land in complete luxury with knowledgeable crew members on the Kimberly. Not to be missed!"


Hope to see you soon!

Ocean Dream Charters

Ocean Dream Charters

Kimberley 12 Day Adventure Dream Cruise

BROOME TO WYNDHAM

12 Day Cruise - Departure is from Broome at 1700hrs and returns to Wyndham on the final day at 0800hrs.

*This itinerary also runs in reverse - Wyndham to Broome
 

Itinerary Highlights

Day 1 - Broome, Cape Leveque
Day 2 - Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay - Horizontal Waterfalls
Day 3 - Raft Point, Red Cone Creek - Ruby Falls
Day 4 - Sale River, Montgomery Reef, Langii
Day 5 - Camden Harbour, Prince Regent River, Camp Creek
Day 6 - Prince Regent River, King's Cascade
Day 7 - Careening Bay, Bigge Island
Day 8 - Mitchell River, Surveyors Pool
Day 9 - Vansittart Bay
Day 10 - King George River - King George Falls
Day 11 - Berkeley River
Day 12 - Wyndham, Kununurra Inclusions


*Due to the large tidal movements of the Kimberley, we are not always able to guarantee to keep with the planned itinerary and adjustments maybe considered by the captain during the cruise. You can expect to see and experience many more places not listed on the itinerary.

 

SCHEDULE 2017
 

CRUISE DIRECTION

DATES

Darwin to Broome

1 - 12 May 2017

Broome to Wyndham

15 - 26 May 2017

Wyndham to Broome

27 May - 7 June 2017

Broome to Wyndham

9 - 20 June 2017

Wyndham to Broome

21 June - 2 July 2017

Broome to Wyndham

4 - 15 July 2017

Wyndham to Broome

16 -27 July 2017

PRICES 2017

CABIN

RATE P.P TWIN SHARE

Fly-Bridge Cabins

$15,950 per person

Main Deck Cabins

$15,400 per person

Lower Deck Cabins

$14,300 per person

 

Ocean Dream Charters

Ocean Dream Charters

Ocean Dream Charters

DAY ONE Broome - Overnight cruising past Cape Leveque

A courtesy vehicle will pick you up from your accommodation around 4:00pm transferring you to Ocean Dream, where you will be introduced and welcomed on board by your captain and crew. Begin your cruise with a cold drink whilst viewing the beautiful sunset off Cable Beach. Unpack, meet your fellow adventurers and enjoy a delicious dinner served on the rear deck, then get settled whilst we cruise during the night up the coast past Cape Leveque to the Buccaneer Archipelago.

DAY TWO Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay - Horizontal Waterfalls

Enjoy a delicious breakfast whilst taking in the beautiful scenery as we cruise through the magnificent Buccaneer Archipelago, consisting of more than 800 islands. We'll cruise through to Talbot Bay home of the magnificent and famous Horizontal Falls. Take a tender and head in for an up-close look or take an exhilarating ride through this natural phenomenon on a fast jet boat ride. Join a scenic excursion up cyclone creek to marvel at the amazing rock formations.

DAY THREE       Raft Point, Red Cone Creek - Ruby Falls, Sale River

We put on our walking shoes and take a trek up to the caves perched high on the hill, this is a site of Aboriginal rock art. Back on board we continue our cruise to Red Cone Creek by tenders to experience the beautiful Ruby Falls.

Then we explore the Sale River, our tenders will take you up stream for a closer look at the stunning orange and red sandstone cliff's as we wind our way through narrow gorges.

DAY FOUR        Sale River, Montgomery Reef, Langii

Keen anglers can yet again try their luck at fishing. We then take an unforgettable look at the spectacular sights of Montgomery Reef. Watch as the tide drops, creating a waterfall effect as the reef rises out of the water. Jump in the tenders to observe the many marine species, including turtles.

The afternoon will be spent around Langii, where we can see the 'Petrified Warriors' and swim in crystal clear waters.

DAY FIVE        Camden Harbour, Prince Regent River, Camp Creek

A visit to Camden Harbour and Sheep Island will start this day, the first attempted European settlement in the Kimberley. You'll marvel at the scenery as we cruise through Port George and Treachery Passage to Saint George's basin. After lunch we'll head up Camp Creek for a quick trek to swim at the base of another wonderful waterfall.

DAY SIX           Prince Regent River - King's Cascade

We'll spend the morning fishing and exploring the surrounding tributaries, before anchoring right next to the cascading waterfall surrounded by lush ferns.

At the top of the falls you can swim in a multitude of crystal clear freshwater pools and frolic beneath the magical waterfalls which feed them. The evening will be spent cruising out to Careening Bay.

DAY SEVEN       Careening Bay, Biggi Island

We visit Careening Bay, site of an ancient carved board free first visited in 1820. We then cruise North to Bigge Island, one of the largest sandstone islands and home to Bradshaw art and Wandjina art. We continue our day cruising around Cape Voltaire towards the Mitchell River.

DAY EIGHT       Mitchell River, Surveyors Pool

For the enthusiasts fishing and mud crabbing is on offer at low tide and then after lunch we'll indulge in a freshwater swim in Surveyors Pool. We'll depart at sunset for Vansittart Bay.

DAY NINE        Vansittart Bay

Visit WWII history with the crash site of a DC3 aircraft, located on the eastern side of Vansittart Bay. We also explore and wonder at the incredible rock art known as Bradshaws, dated some 20,000 years old, which is unique to the Kimberley.

DAY TEN King George River

At high tide we cross the sandbars of the King George River, one of the great Kimberley icons with a dual waterfall that has a vertical drop of over 80m, making it one the tallest waterfalls in Western Australia.

DAY ELEVEN      Berkeley

Early morning, we cruise up the Berkeley River, one of the most beautiful rivers in the Kimberley. Take a tender excursion up the river and fish off the flat rocks for barramundi or walk to a fresh water pool. This is your last evening under the Kimberley skies as we cruise down Cambridge Gulf, towards Wyndham.

DAY TWELVE      Wyndham - Kununurra

We arrive into Wyndham Port early in the morning and after a last Breakfast served on board a coach transfer will take you to Kununurra arriving approx. 10am.

 

 

 

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