Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & The Rowley Shoals

A 12-night expedition exploring the Kimberley & Western Australia's vast coastline!

Overview

Kimberley Icons, Ashmore & The Rowley Shoals

This new itinerary combines Coral Expeditions classic 10-day Kimberley itinerary with a visit to the spectacular Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Ashmore Reef. Witness magnificent coastal vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent secluded gorges, abundant wildlife, and massive tidal movements. Expert guides interpret 40,000-year-old rock art, and retrace the history of Phillip Parker King who first charted this spectacular coastline 200 years ago. Board a Zodiac and touch the spray from the magnificent King George River and its towering 80-metre sandstone escarpments.

Join an expert guide to learn about the history of the ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion rock paintings. Witness waterfalls cascading off Montgomery Reef as it rises out of the ocean on the ebbing tide, whilst discovering the reef’s diverse marine life. Finish off the voyage at a chain of coral atolls offering some of the best snorkelling and diving opportunities in the world. Their shallow lagoons are inhabited by myriad coral species and marine life, including giant potato cod, Maori wrasse, at least 233 species of coral and 688 species of fish – many of which are not found on other coral reefs.
Multiple dates available
Darwin to Broome or vice versa
from

$9,290

per person, twin share

Itinerary

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Expedition Highlights

Snorkel or dive the pristine and rarely visited Rowley Shoals Marine Park and Scott Reef, accompanied by our onboard Marine Biologist
Birdwatch at Ashmore Reef and look out for turtles at Adele Island
Experience cruising down scenic King George River getting up close to 80m tall sandstone cliffs
Get up close to Montgomery Reef and discover the tidal reef’s diverse marine life
Experience the thrill of riding the Horizontal Falls in inflatable Zodiac tender vessels
Visit Indigenous rock art galleries and learn about ancient Wandjina and Gwion Gwion art
Enjoy sunset canapés and drinks on the beach as dusk settles over the Kimberley
Fares
Travel Dates
Coral GeographerTwin Share Per PersonSole Use*
Coral AdventurerTwin Share Per PersonSole Use*
Prices are per person, listed in Australian Dollars (AUD) and include GST. *Limited sole use occupancy available.
Darwin to Broome:
> 15 October 2021 from Darwin aboard Coral Geographer
> 12 September 2022 from Darwin aboard Coral Adventurer
> 07 October 2022 from Darwin aboard Coral Adventurer

Broome to Darwin:
> 24 Sept 2022 from Broome aboard Coral Adventurer

Terms & Conditions

Pricing is correct as of 7/5/2021. Itineraries are subject to change and operation is subject to weather conditions, prevailing conditions and local arrangements may cause variation. Offer is subject to change or availability at the time of booking and may be withdrawn without notice. Travel insurance is recommended please ask us for a quote. Payment by credit card attracts a merchant fee. Full terms and conditions provided at the time of booking.

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