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The Kimberley Ultimate Guide

The Ultimate Guide to your Great Escape Kimberley Cruise! Can you imagine....towering red rocky gorges, pristine clear water, thundering waterfalls, invigorating hikes to unimaginable natural scenic gems, hidden from most.... You are surrounded by a real energy, we call it the spirit of the Kimberley and you can feel it. It’s certainly a privilege to experience Australia’s “last frontier”. You will need to be travelling with locals – they always know best. The owners / skippers and crew of The Great Escape Charter Company understand the Kimberley coast nuances intimately, they understand the tides, the sandbars that only skilled navigators can negotiate to enter the river estuaries. “Feeling like part of a big happy family” this is what our guests regularly report when...

    22 Truly Magical Broome Attractions You Need To See

    Banner (above) provided by: Australia’s North West Tourism If you have decided to cruise the Kimberley Coast  there is a fairly good chance Broome will be your embarkation or...

    The Kimberley Ultimate Guide

    The Ultimate Guide to your Great Escape Kimberley Cruise! Can you imagine....towering red rocky gorges, pristine clear water, thundering waterfalls, invigorating hikes to unimaginable...

    What's All The Fuss About?

    Why are Kimberley Cruises so “in” right now? Why is it sooo difficult to book an adventure cruise to the Kimberley unless you book far far in advance? The Kimberley in Western Australia’s...

    The Last Kimberley Fishing Cruise for 2016

    THE LAST KIMBERLEY CRUISE FOR 2016 The boss reckoned I needed a holiday and hatched a cunning plan behind my back. I was instructed that I had to fly to Broome for a week and spend 5...

    11 Rowley Shoals Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Where are the Rowley Shoals situated? 300Km west of Broome in Western Australia 2. How long does it take to get there? An overnight steam of around 10-12 hours 3. When does Great...

    Humpback Whales Gatecrash Snorkelers at the Rowley Shoals

    Guests this season were incredibly privileged to witness a humpback Mumma whale and her calf frolicking at Mermaid reef.   They approached the vessel which was on a mooring at the time and...

    The Rowley Shoals an Underwater Wonderland

    The Rowley Shoals an Underwater Diving & Snorkeling Adventure A 12 hour overnight steam, the Rowley Shoals is like nowhere else! Over 300km due west off the coast of Broome, Western...

    Q&A with Deckie Sam

      Sam Belotti joined the Great Escape Charter Company as a deckhand earlier in the season, definitely a character and well liked by crew and guests alike, Sam has given us a little...

    Easy Great Escape Charter Company Barramundi Recipe

    Catching a wild caught Barra is something most of our guests dream about and it’s not that easy to do, they are elusive fish and only like to come out to play in plentiful water and warm...

    11 Rowley Shoals Frequently Asked Questions

    1. Where are the Rowley Shoals situated? 300Km west of Broome in Western Australia 2. How long does it take to get there? An overnight steam of around 10-12 hours 3. When does Great...

    Humpback Whales Gatecrash Snorkelers at the Rowley Shoals

    Guests this season were incredibly privileged to witness a humpback Mumma whale and her calf frolicking at Mermaid reef.   They approached the vessel which was on a mooring at the time and...

    The Rowley Shoals an Underwater Wonderland

    The Rowley Shoals an Underwater Diving & Snorkeling Adventure A 12 hour overnight steam, the Rowley Shoals is like nowhere else! Over 300km due west off the coast of Broome, Western...

    Kings of The Kimberley Northern Gorges

    People often ask us “When is the best time to cruise the Northern Kimberley Coast”? (Between Mitchell Plateau and Wyndham)  The answer is April / May / June (before the waterfalls dry up). Whist...