Top End National Parks & the Iconic Kimberley Coast
18 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday with $3000 Bonus Value including Guided Sightseeing, Exclusive Package Savings & More
Deal Code: MC-102913
Your 18 Day Fly, Tour & Cruise Holiday Holiday Includes
Economy Flights to Darwin Returning from Perth
Your 6 Day Darwin & National Parks Tour
6 Day Darwin & National Parks Tour
5 Nights Accommodation in Darwin with Breakfast whilst Touring.
Enjoy the Twinkling Lights of Darwin’s Skyline with a Sunset Dinner Cruise on Darwin Harbour
Visit the Iconic Kakadu National Park & Learn About the History of the Area
Adventure Down the Adelaide River & be Amazed at the Sight of the Jumping Crocodiles
Marvel at the Waterfalls of Litchfield National Park.
Your Pre Cruise Experience in Perth
One Way Flight from Darwin to Perth
Bonus 2 Night Hotel Stay to Explore Perth with Breakfast Daily
Transfer from Perth Hotel to Fremantle Cruise Port to Embark your Ship
Your 10 Night P&O Cruise
10 Night Kimberley Coast Cruise from Onboard Pacific Explorer in an Interior Stateroom Onboard Dining Across A Range Of Complimentary Venues
Onboard Entertainment including Live Music & Performances
Onboard All Port Taxes & Charges
Bonus Low Deposit from $250 pp*
Bonus My Cruises Holiday Savings
General Sail Date Information
Tour Departs 01 May 2023
Set Sail on 8 May 2023
Day 1: Darwin, Australia
Welcome to Darwin! Check in to your hotel today and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Darwin is one of the far north’s true underestimated beauties. Food and festival culture is big and there seems to always be something to do or see. Explore tropical parklands or opt for a safer way to see the native wildlife at the city’s Crocosaurus Cove! Explore the capital of Northern Territory, in particular the stunning Kakadu National Park. Home to beautiful landscapes and an abundance of wildlife, Kakadu is like nothing you’ve ever witnessed.
Please note some flights have a late evening arrival into Darwin.
Day 2: Darwin Free Day – Sunset Cruise
The morning and afternoon at yours to relax and unwind and take in the sights and sounds of this enchanting tropical city.
Why not try start with coffee and a stroll through the shops taking in the local artworks or enjoy lunch on one of the many restaurants on the Esplanade and soak up the sun.
This evening you will enjoy a cruise on Darwin Harbour to marvel at the beautiful sunset and twinkling lights of the Skyline.
Day 3: Kakadu National Park
Today starts with an early pick up and scenic drive into Visit World Heritage Kakadu National park.
Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.
Day 4: Adelaide River Crocodile Cruise
Today you will adventure down the Adelaide River and be thrilled by the sight of these amazing crocodiles leaping high out of the water alongside the boat. After this once in lifetime experience the day is yours to enjoy and you can sample the local cuisine at many of the lively restaurants.
Day 5: Litchfield National Park
It’s an early start today with a drive to Litchfield National Park, where you’ll be immediately struck by the mysterious uniformity of the famous magnetic Litchfield termite mounds. Throughout the day, guides will share their knowledge about the termite’s formation and contribution to the unique ecosystem. Subject to seasonality, the morning will include a refreshing swim at Wangi Falls. Take a dip in the tranquil plunge pool below the face of the falls, or follow the 800m loop walk through the surrounding monsoon forest.
Lunch is a freshly prepared picnic set up in a peaceful, shaded bush setting. Then move through native bushland to Florence Falls, a scenic waterfall with a plunge pool below. After more guided bushwalking, the cascading waters of Buley Rockhole offer a picturesque chance for a cooling dip.
Day 6: Perth, Australia
Farewell Darwin and fly to Perth. Welcome to Perth! Check out the array of cuisines on offer, spend a day in the sun at Cottesloe Beach or go for a hike to see magnificent views over the city.
Day 7: Perth, Australia
Day at leisure to explore Perth.
Day 8: Fremantle, Australia
Transfer from Perth to Fremantle for you to embark on your 10 Night Cruise from Fremantle Onboard Pacific Explorer
Day 9: At Sea
Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ship’s activities can be found in the vessel’s daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.
Day 10: Exmouth, Australia
Exmouth is a small resort town on Western Australia’s North West Cape. It’s a gateway to nearby Ningaloo Marine Park with its coral reefs, colourful fish, and migratory whale sharks. Nearly surrounding Exmouth, Cape Range National Park has kangaroos, sheer cliffs, and red, rocky gorges. On the Cape’s northwest coast, Jurabi Coastal Reserve’s tidal rock pools, beaches, and seasonal nesting grounds for marine turtles.
Day 11: At Sea
Enjoy a relaxing day at Sea.
Day 12: Kuri Bay, Australia
This lovely bay is located in the remote fjordlands of Australia’s northwest Kimberley region, some 140 miles from the nearest town of Derby. A part of the Prince Regent Nature Reserve, as well as the Kumunya Aboriginal Reserve only became accessible to the public in 2016. The bay is alive with sea life, including sharks, turtles, and saltwater crocodiles.
Day 13: Raft Point, Australia (Kimberley Coast)
Montgomery Reef is a spectacular example of the impact of tidal motion. As the tide drops, a raging torrent of water, cascading off the top of the reef, erupts as the reef slowly rises out of the water. The area is rich in marine life including whales, dolphins, dugong, turtles, manta rays, and black-tipped reef sharks. Here at Raft Point, you will find some of the country’s most remarkable Aboriginal rock art portraying the mythical Wandjina tribe.
Day 14: Broome, Australia
Beautiful Broome is a unique coastal town in the Kimberly region. Broome is where Australia’s beautiful red desert meets the crystal blue sea. Visit the famous Cable Beach & enjoy a beach camel ride. A favourite for most visitors to Broome is the local pearl farms which you can get to via Roebuck bay!
Day 15 – 16: At Sea
Enjoy relaxing days at sea.
Day 17: Geraldton, Australia
Gorgeous windswept beaches, leaning trees, wildflowers, and a friendly atmosphere define this sunny resort town. It is a prime destination for water sports, and boating, sailing, and fishing are part of Geraldton’s maritime heritage.
Day 18: Fremantle, Australia
Disembark in Fremantle fly home today from Perth.
Formerly the Dawn Princess, this ship was renovated in 2017 and renamed the Pacific Explorer. Onboard, guests will find 11 decks filled with thrilling water slides, a water park, and unique adventure activities like zip-lining, rock climbing and the ‘walk the plank’ experience. For something more relaxing, verse your friends in an afternoon game of barefoot bowls. For exciting nightlife, be sure to visit The Bonded Store & Archie Rose distillery, Black Circus for exclusive dinner and show packages or sing along in the Blue Room with live music every night.
You’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. Choose from 12 dining options which are all included in the cruise fare, there are 3 stylish a la carte restaurants and 9 eateries onboard. The Salt Grill by celebrity chef Luke Mangan is not his only foray into food with P&O, try out one of his delicious burgers at Luke’s or visit the new 400 Gradi Pizzeria, operated by award-winning Melbourne pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco who won the Best Pizza in the World award in 2014! There is also an onboard spa and an adults-only area on the deck, ideal for couples and groups of friends to relax and unwind between ports. No matter your preference, Pacific Explorer is guaranteed to be a good time.
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Travel based on Cruise Departure 8 May 2023
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. ^Flexible Booking Conditions: At any time prior to the due date of your second deposit, you have the option to 1. Change your departure dates OR 2. Cancel your booking, in which case My Cruises will hold all funds paid in the form of credit; which can be used for a future booking with My Cruises. Changes made after the second deposit payment are subject to standard cancellation terms & conditions. Departure date changes are subject to availability & blackout dates. No refund will be given if you are not able to change your departure date as a result of alternate dates not being available. Your My Cruises Specialist will provide further details at the time of booking. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day-by-day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of inquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to the availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US-based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival, and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilized locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size, or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations, and visas are the responsibility of the traveling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada, and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at the time of booking.
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