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Adventure Quest

The 10 day Adventure Quest is an extensive exploration of the southern Kimberley, visiting many unknown sights rarely visited islands, inlets and 'secret spots'. Enjoy pristine beaches, secluded fresh water swimming holes, ancient Aboriginal art sites and fishing for Barramundi and many more fish species.

This Broome to Broome loop visits icons such as the Horizontal Waterfalls, Montgomery Reef and the Kings Cascade waterfall to name a few. Your 10 day Kimberley cruise from Broome takes in all there is to offer of the southern Kimberley region allowing you to explore many breathtaking areas, discover the deep history of the region and enjoy unforgettable scenery.
11 September, 2018 to 20 September, 2018 Make a booking request for Adventure Quest, departing on 11 September, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Double Cabin £ 7140 GBP pp
The double cabins are located on the lower deck and feature a double size bed with an additional single bed above.* For guests who would like stay in our double cabins and would prefer separate bedding we have one cabin which can be arranged into twin single bed configuration. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. *Please note, the layout of our double cabins can vary from the picture shown.
Superior Cabin £ 8294 GBP pp
Our superior cabins are located on the main deck and feature a queen size bed and large viewing windows. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. This option is well suited to guests who wish to add a little indulgence to their onboard stay.
Flybridge Cabin £ 9155 GBP pp
Our exclusive flybridge cabin is the only guest cabin on the top deck and features a queen size walk around bed, as well as a large viewing window. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. This is our most luxurious cabin and provides the ultimate in onboard comfort.
20 September, 2018 to 29 September, 2018 Make a booking request for Adventure Quest, departing on 20 September, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Double Cabin £ 7140 GBP pp
The double cabins are located on the lower deck and feature a double size bed with an additional single bed above.* For guests who would like stay in our double cabins and would prefer separate bedding we have one cabin which can be arranged into twin single bed configuration. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. *Please note, the layout of our double cabins can vary from the picture shown.
Superior Cabin £ 8294 GBP pp
Our superior cabins are located on the main deck and feature a queen size bed and large viewing windows. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. This option is well suited to guests who wish to add a little indulgence to their onboard stay.
Flybridge Cabin £ 9155 GBP pp
Our exclusive flybridge cabin is the only guest cabin on the top deck and features a queen size walk around bed, as well as a large viewing window. Each cabin includes its own private ensuite with hair dryer, individual air conditioning, personal mini-fridge and viewing window. Storage in your cabin consists of a small closet with hangers, a cupboard, and a space for stowage underneath your bed. This is our most luxurious cabin and provides the ultimate in onboard comfort.

Adventure Quest itinerary:

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DAY 1: BROOME - CAPE LEVEQUE
Your Adventure Quest begins on-board the Kimberley Quest II, where you will be welcomed aboard by your captain and crew. Enjoy a relaxing drink as you watch the sun dip below the horizon, while cruising past the famous Cable Beach.
DAY 2: BUCCANEER ARCHIPELAGO, DUGONG BAY, TALBOT BAY
This morning will find us crossing the vast King Sound, cruising through the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago; this is your first taste of the Kimberley. Cool off with a refreshing swim in Dugong Bay, followed by a scenic tender excursion. Around the corner lies Talbot Bay, home to one of the icons of the Kimberley coast, the spectacular Horizontal Waterfalls. Take a tender and head in for an up-close and exhilarating ride through this natural phenomenon. In the afternoon take a scenic excursion up the back of Cyclone Creek to marvel at the amazing rock formations.
DAY 3: SURPRISE FALLS, SECURE BAY
Mid morning you will visit Surprise Falls for a refreshing swim. Then enter Secure Bay, watch the incredible tidal movements as we cruise through many spectacular whirlpools. Take a scenic tender excursion to witness the colours of ancient sandstone cliffs and the stunning Kimberley Rose. Late afternoon get your first taste of fishing for giant trevally, mackerel, tuna and queenfish.
DAY 4: MONTGOMERY REEF, SALE RIVER & RAFT POINT
Today we cruise to the amazing Montgomery Reef which covers more than 300km2, making it Australia's largest inshore reef. Watch as the tide falls right before your eyes, creating a spectacular waterfall effect. Take a tender ride to view many marine species, including turtles and sea birds. Later we explore the Sale River taking an excursion upstream for a dip in the spring-fed rainforest pools. On the journey home we view ancient rock art from the tenders. In the afternoon we cruise towards Steep Island, anchor below Raft Point and walk to the caves perched on the hill. Here is some of the finest well-preserved Wandjina art in the Kimberley. From the top we have an amazing view of the Kimberley Coast as the sun begins to set, capturing this unique landscape at its best.
DAY 5: DOUBTFUL BAY, RED CONE CREEK, CAMDEN SOUND
This is another day packed with adventure as we cruise towards Three Ways for barramundi fishing and mud crabbing. Further exploration takes us to Ruby Falls, located off Red Cone Creek. Enjoy this picturesque freshwater swimming hole, filled with water lilies and smooth water-worn rocks to sit on and take in the tranquil surrounds. Marvel at the antics of infant whales as we cruise through the humpback breeding sanctuary of Camden Sound.
DAY 6: CAMDEN HARBOUR, ROTHSAY WATER
Early morning we take you pelagic fishing or join our guides in search of Kimberley rock oysters. Afterwards visit Camden Harbour, scene of a 19th-century sheep farming fiasco by early European settlers. In this rugged setting and harsh climate, the settlement failed miserably and was abandoned after less than two years. Mid afternoon we cruise towards Rothsay Water to take a tender excursion exploring ancient Bradshaw and Wandjina art.
DAY 7: PRINCE REGENT RIVER, KING CASCADE, CATHEDRAL FALLS
Cruising up the Prince Regent River, marvel at the pristine waterway that cuts through sandstone cliffs and gorges. We arrive at the King Cascade which is a spring-fed waterfall, surrounded by lush ferns and a myriad of wildlife. Climb above the falls for an unforgettable swim in a massive crystal clear pool. Be rewarded with a breathtaking view over the magnificent Prince Regent River in the distance - wilderness adventuring at its best! Late afternoon join our guides for an excursion to Cathedral Falls, while spotting crocodiles and flying foxes. Alternatively fish the Price Regent River which is renowned for big barra and threadfin salmon.
DAY 8: HANOVER BAY, BOOBY ISLAND
Enjoy a tender excursion around historic Hanover Bay and learn about the naming of Treachery Head and the exploits of explorer George Grey (1837). Cruise out past the scenic sandstone and basalt islands of Brunswick Bay. Marvel at the remote seabird colony of Booby Island and try your luck at pelagic fishing.
DAY 9: HEYWOOD & CHAMPAGNY ISLAND
Spend the day exploring the spectacular crystal clear beaches of Heywood and Champagny Island. Visit a historic secret radar base from World War II, which is a truly fascinating heritage site. Walk on a deserted beach then enjoy a refreshing swim. The final leg of your journey takes you towards Cape Leveque as you savour your last evening enjoying the sunset, whilst marvelling at the spectacular humpback whales.
DAY 10: BROOME
Arrive into the Port of Broome at approximately 7.00am. Enjoy your last breakfast onboard, then wave goodbye to the crew of the Kimberley Quest II. Disembarkation is at approximately 8.00am, where a courtesy vehicle will transfer you to your accommodation.
Please Note:
Whilst 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 on-board your cruise the Captain will discuss the coming days planned activities and experiences and you will have the opportunity to discuss the activities and ask questions.

Adventure Quest reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Please Note: *
Whilst 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 on-board your cruise the Captain will discuss the coming days planned activities and experiences and you will have the opportunity to discuss the activities and ask questions.
DAY 10: BROOME *
Arrive into the Port of Broome at approximately 7.00am. Enjoy your last breakfast onboard, then wave goodbye to the crew of the Kimberley Quest II. Disembarkation is at approximately 8.00am, where a courtesy vehicle will transfer you to your accommodation.
DAY 9: HEYWOOD & CHAMPAGNY ISLAND *
Spend the day exploring the spectacular crystal clear beaches of Heywood and Champagny Island. Visit a historic secret radar base from World War II, which is a truly fascinating heritage site. Walk on a deserted beach then enjoy a refreshing swim. The final leg of your journey takes you towards Cape Leveque as you savour your last evening enjoying the sunset, whilst marvelling at the spectacular humpback whales.
DAY 8: HANOVER BAY, BOOBY ISLAND *
Enjoy a tender excursion around historic Hanover Bay and learn about the naming of Treachery Head and the exploits of explorer George Grey (1837). Cruise out past the scenic sandstone and basalt islands of Brunswick Bay. Marvel at the remote seabird colony of Booby Island and try your luck at pelagic fishing.
DAY 7: PRINCE REGENT RIVER, KING CASCADE, CATHEDRAL FALLS *
Cruising up the Prince Regent River, marvel at the pristine waterway that cuts through sandstone cliffs and gorges. We arrive at the King Cascade which is a spring-fed waterfall, surrounded by lush ferns and a myriad of wildlife. Climb above the falls for an unforgettable swim in a massive crystal clear pool. Be rewarded with a breathtaking view over the magnificent Prince Regent River in the distance - wilderness adventuring at its best! Late afternoon join our guides for an excursion to Cathedral Falls, while spotting crocodiles and flying foxes. Alternatively fish the Price Regent River which is renowned for big barra and threadfin salmon.
DAY 6: CAMDEN HARBOUR, ROTHSAY WATER *
Early morning we take you pelagic fishing or join our guides in search of Kimberley rock oysters. Afterwards visit Camden Harbour, scene of a 19th-century sheep farming fiasco by early European settlers. In this rugged setting and harsh climate, the settlement failed miserably and was abandoned after less than two years. Mid afternoon we cruise towards Rothsay Water to take a tender excursion exploring ancient Bradshaw and Wandjina art.
DAY 5: DOUBTFUL BAY, RED CONE CREEK, CAMDEN SOUND *
This is another day packed with adventure as we cruise towards Three Ways for barramundi fishing and mud crabbing. Further exploration takes us to Ruby Falls, located off Red Cone Creek. Enjoy this picturesque freshwater swimming hole, filled with water lilies and smooth water-worn rocks to sit on and take in the tranquil surrounds. Marvel at the antics of infant whales as we cruise through the humpback breeding sanctuary of Camden Sound.
DAY 4: MONTGOMERY REEF, SALE RIVER & RAFT POINT *
Today we cruise to the amazing Montgomery Reef which covers more than 300km2, making it Australia's largest inshore reef. Watch as the tide falls right before your eyes, creating a spectacular waterfall effect. Take a tender ride to view many marine species, including turtles and sea birds. Later we explore the Sale River taking an excursion upstream for a dip in the spring-fed rainforest pools. On the journey home we view ancient rock art from the tenders. In the afternoon we cruise towards Steep Island, anchor below Raft Point and walk to the caves perched on the hill. Here is some of the finest well-preserved Wandjina art in the Kimberley. From the top we have an amazing view of the Kimberley Coast as the sun begins to set, capturing this unique landscape at its best.
DAY 3: SURPRISE FALLS, SECURE BAY *
Mid morning you will visit Surprise Falls for a refreshing swim. Then enter Secure Bay, watch the incredible tidal movements as we cruise through many spectacular whirlpools. Take a scenic tender excursion to witness the colours of ancient sandstone cliffs and the stunning Kimberley Rose. Late afternoon get your first taste of fishing for giant trevally, mackerel, tuna and queenfish.
DAY 2: BUCCANEER ARCHIPELAGO, DUGONG BAY, TALBOT BAY *
This morning will find us crossing the vast King Sound, cruising through the thousand islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago; this is your first taste of the Kimberley. Cool off with a refreshing swim in Dugong Bay, followed by a scenic tender excursion. Around the corner lies Talbot Bay, home to one of the icons of the Kimberley coast, the spectacular Horizontal Waterfalls. Take a tender and head in for an up-close and exhilarating ride through this natural phenomenon. In the afternoon take a scenic excursion up the back of Cyclone Creek to marvel at the amazing rock formations.
DAY 1: BROOME - CAPE LEVEQUE *
Your Adventure Quest begins on-board the Kimberley Quest II, where you will be welcomed aboard by your captain and crew. Enjoy a relaxing drink as you watch the sun dip below the horizon, while cruising past the famous Cable Beach.
* = Indicative
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Kimberley Quest II, the ship servicing Adventure Quest

Kimberley Quest II

Vessel Type: Luxury Expedition

Length: 24 metres

Passenger Capacity: 18

Built: 2005

The Kimberley Quest II has been designed for relaxing and exploring the Kimberley coastline in complete comfort and style.
This custom-built vessel is fully air-conditioned, equipped with a helipad, spa, large 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. Whilst on board 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 passengers and 6 crew, your holiday of a lifetime can be enjoyed with fellow travellers in luxurious and intimate surrounds. You have the choice of 9 cabins from deluxe twin, double, superior and the exclusive flybridge. All cabins feature private ensuites, individual air-conditioning, viewing windows, mini-refrigerators and are serviced daily by your hostess.
Carrying three excursion tenders, days are filled with a myriad of activities both on and off land, exploring the spectacular region with your very own local guide who has extensive knowledge of the Kimberley coastline. During your cruise you are free to do as much or as little as you wish and can be sure that your Kimberley Cruise with us will exceed your expectations!

 

This unique cruise looping from Broome to Broome visits some of the most remote, pristine and spectacular beaches in the world perfect for beachcombing, swimming and relaxing.

Enjoy an exhilarating tender ride through the Horizontal Waterfalls, a natural phenomenon of tidal whirlpools and huge volumes of water rushing through two narrow, closely aligned gorges.

Watch the tide fall right before your eyes creating a waterfall effect as the reef rises out of the water on the amazing Montgomery Reef.

Cruise along the Price Regent River and through the Prince Regent National Park: one of the great wilderness areas of Australia. This is where we get right up close as we nose the boat into the King Cascades waterfall.

Throughout your cruise you will explore the land and climb above falls for unforgettable swimming adventures in crystal clear waterholes.

View Windjina Aboriginal art hidden in caves dotted throughout the Kimberley Coastline and explore the stories dating back thousands of years that accompany them.

There are several opportunities to fish tidal creeks for Barramundi, Threadfin Salmon, Mangrove Jack or try your luck at Pelagic fishing throughout your cruise.
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