Summary : Set sail aboard luxurious L’Austral for an 11-day expedition cruise along the north-west coast of Western Australia known as The Kimberley. Vansittart Bay offers a number of islands and secret inlets. Discover Jar Island, home to ancient galleries of Aboriginal rock art, significant examples of the Gwion Gwion style from over 30,000 years ago. Visit the Lacepede Islands and observe the abundance of nesting birds as well as some of the large population of turtles residing in the lagoon. A highpoint of this cruise will undoubtedly be the discovery of the King George River and the majestic Twin Falls, the highest falls in Western Australia. Explore the Hunter River and its forest of wild mangroves, as well as Swift Bay, which offers many caves and rocky overhangs.
Activities : Birding, Child-Friendly, Culture, Triple/Quad Cabins
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$7,290 to $17,950
Capital of the Northern Territory, Darwin stands on the shores of the Timor Sea on Australia’s North Coast. Its lush urban areas exude a tropical, multicultural atmosphere. Embark the vessel in the afternoon.
Disembark the vessel after breakfast.
Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to weather conditions - and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition. ExpeditionTrips.com is not responsible for itinerary changes.
Bilingual Departures: All departures are French/English.
Meals on board the ship; Captain’s welcome cocktail and gala dinner; coffee, juice, soft drinks and open bar (pouring wines, house champagne, alcohol except premium brands); gratuities; luggage transfer from pier to the ship and vice versa; 24-hour room service (special selection); butler service is included for guests staying on Deck 6. Subject to change without notice.
Airfare; any ground services before and/or after the cruise other than the ones included; passport and visa fees; travel and medical insurances; personal expenses such as onboard medical consultations and drug prescriptions, spa, internet, laundry and hair salon; other drinks not included in open bar; fuel surcharge may apply.
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