Explore the best of Kimberley
The expedition team at Orion Expedition Cruises understands exploring Australia’s Kimberley region is best undertaken in a variety of ways including land, sea and air. The purpose built expedition ship Orion, is your five star base camp for exploration, accommodating just 53 couples. Select from 15 ten night Orion voyages with fares beginning from AU$8710pp twin share for an ocean view Category A Stateroom. Exclusive to Orion, enjoy an inclusive two hour Bungle Bungle Ranges flight, brought to the world’s attention only 25 years ago their remote location ensures the Bungle Bungles remain an elusive destination seen first-hand by just a fortunate few.
By land, enjoy plenty of time ashore to see Kimberley coastal highlights including mythical Wandjina indigenous rock art. Land on remote islands and beaches, explore vast gorges and climb to the plateau next to the highest waterfall in the Kimberley, King George Falls.
At Raft Point meet Donny Woolagoodja, the appointed owner/guardian of the Wandjina rock art in the area, as well as other traditional land owners, and be welcomed ashore with a traditional purification smoking ceremony and authentic interpretation of the Wandjina rock artworks that abound in the area.
By sea, explore magnificent Montgomery Reef, the Horizontal Waterfalls and the mighty rivers of the Kimberley. From the safety and comfort of Orion’s ten Zodiac expedition craft venture into waterways in search of saltwater crocodiles, turtles and sharks. Then return to the comfort of your five star floating base camp, Orion, for expedition cruising among a thousand islands in a region subject to some of the world’s greatest tidal movements. www.orionexpeditions.com