Great Escape

Small group luxury adventure cruising – Kimberley Western Australia

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About The Great Escape

A Little bit about the about the boat

MV Great Escape is a 26 metre catamaran accommodating just 14 guests (12 guests for fishing cruises) in 7 spacious and stylish staterooms with comfortable queen size beds (available in twin configuration). We encourage a relaxed atmosphere on board, casual dress code at all times and bare feet are encouraged.

Guests can choose between Panoramic View Rooms, located on the mid and upper deck or the Horizon View Rooms, located on the lower deck. All rooms have private ensuites, personal fridges and flat screen televisions with DVD players. The fully air-conditioned vessel features a spacious lounge, foredeck spa, (where you find many guests enjoying a drink at sunset) indoor and outdoor dining areas, cascading front deck, sprawling back deck, coffee machine, satellite communications and a great crew of 6 to look after you onboard.


What experience can guests expect?

Our activity based wilderness cruises give you the option to do as much or as little as you choose. In addition to exploring the iconic Kimberley waterfalls, gorges and stunning waterholes for swimming; activities include bushwalks to breathtaking vistas, excursions to ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, mud crabbing, harvesting oysters, showering under tranquil cascades, swimming in white sandy beaches, croc spotting, whale watching, turtles, dolphins, captivating bird life and endless encounters with remarkable landscapes and wildlife.

The Great Escape’s award winning chef hails from cuisine capital Melbourne and loves creating incredibly good food particularly desserts… best not to start a diet prior to cruising with us…You will enjoy a unique and varied daily menu including what you catch. (we cater to medical dietary requirements)

An onboard helicopter is dedicated to our guests, an opportunity to view the coastline and waterfalls from a thrilling aerial perspective as well as heli fishing and heli picnic adventures. Visiting rare aboriginal art sites inaccessible by foot are all possible additions to your experience. (If you are on a 4, 6 or 7 night Kimberley cruise a helicopter transfer to / from boat is included).


Great Escape Action

West Coast Adventure (10 Nights) 2017

West Coast Adventure – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Fremantle to DampierTBA6th March – 16th March
West Coast Adventure – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$6,600 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$7,200 (per person – twin share)
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Waterfall Safari (8 Nights) 2017

Waterfall Safari – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Broome to WyndhamAvailable for full charter23rd March – 31st March
Waterfall Safari – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$13,360 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$14,650 (per person – twin share)
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Kings of the Kimberley Gorges (6/7 Nights) 2017

Kings of the Kimberley Gorges – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date (6/7 Nights)
Wyndham to Mitchell PlateauPlease enquire1st April – 7th April
Mitchell Plateau to WyndhamPlease enquire7th April – 14th April
Wyndham to Mitchell PlateauPlease enquire15th April – 21st April
Mitchell Plateau to WyndhamPlease enquire21st April – 28th April
Wyndham to Mitchell Plateau1 x guest rooms24th June – 30th June
Kings of the Kimberley Gorges – Rates 2017
Room TypeNightsPrice
Horizon View Guest Room6$10,540 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room6$11,500 (per person – twin share)
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Horizon View Guest Room7$12,210 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room7$13,330 (per person – twin share)
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Kimberley Classic Adventure (13 Nights) 2017

Kimberley Classic Adventure – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Wyndham to BroomePlease enquire29th April – 12th May
Broome to WyndhamPlease enquire13th May – 26th May
Wyndham to BroomePlease enquire27th May – 9th June
Broome to WyndhamPlease enquire10th June – 23rd June
Kimberley Classic Adventure – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$17,810 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$19,890 (per person – twin share)
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Southern Kimberley Experience (7 Nights) 2017

Southern Kimberley Experience – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Mitchell Plateau to BroomeLimited Availability30th June – 7th July
Broome to Mitchell PlateauLimited Availability8th July – 15th July
Mitchell Plateau to BroomeAvailable for full charter15th July – 22nd July
Broome to Mitchell PlateauAvailable for full charter23rd July – 30th July
Mitchell Plateau to BroomeAvailable for full charter30th July – 6th August
Broome to Mitchell PlateauAvailable for full charter18th August – 25th August
Mitchell Plateau to BroomeAvailable for full charter25th August – 1st September
Southern Kimberley Experience – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$11,610 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$12,730 (per person – twin share)
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Southern Kimberley Experience September Special 2017

Southern Kimberley Experience September – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Broome to Mitchell PlateauAvailable for full charter6th September – 13th September
Mitchell Plateau to BroomePlease enquire13th September – 20th September
Broome to Mitchell PlateauAvailable for full charter21st September – 28th September
Mitchell Plateau to BroomeAvailable for full charter28th September – 5th October
Southern Kimberley Experience Septemeber – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$9,868 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$10,820 (per person – twin share)
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Quintessential Kimberley Coast Escape (4 Nights) 2017

Kimberley Coast Escape – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomePlease enquire6th August – 10th August
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to Broome3 x Guest rooms14th August – 18th August
Kimberley Coast Escape – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$5,244 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$5,769 (per person – twin share)
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Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza (5/7 Nights) 2017

Fishing Extravaganza – Dates 2017
Cruise DirectionAvailabilityCruise Date
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomeAvailable for full charter10th October – 14th October
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomeAvailable for full charter14th October – 18th October
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomeAvailable for full charter18th October – 22nd October
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomeAvailable for full charter22nd October – 26th October
Broome to Doubtfull Bay to BroomeAvailable for full charter26th October – 30th October
Fishing Extravaganza – Rates 2017
Room TypePrice
Horizon View Guest Room$3,395 (per person – twin share)
Panoramic View Guest Room$4,180 (per person – twin share)
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The Great Escape Accommodation

Guests can choose between Panoramic View Rooms, located on the mid and upper deck or the Horizon View Rooms, located on the lower deck. All rooms have private en suites, personal fridges and flat screen televisions with DVD players. The fully air-conditioned vessel features a spacious lounge, foredeck spa, (where you find many guests enjoying a drink at sunset) indoor and outdoor dining areas, cascading front deck, sprawling back deck, coffee machine, satellite communications and a great crew of 6 to look after you on-board.

Panoramic Stateroom

Three Panoramic View Staterooms are located on the mid-level and on the upper deck. This is the superior level of accommodation onboard MV Great Escape, providing added space, larger windows, and larger ensuites. The Panoramic Stateroom is 15.2 metres squared including the ensuite.

Horizon Stateroom

Four Horizon View Staterooms are located on the lower deck, all with private ensuites, large port-hole style windows, personal fridges, flat screen televisions and DVD players.

These rooms have queen-size beds you can walk all the way around, and two can be configured as twin-single beds as well. The Horizon View Stateroom is 8.8 metres squared including the ensuite.

Inclusions / Additional Information

What’s included?

  • Transfers between your accommodation and Broome or Kununurra airport and in reverse
  • All travel on MV Great Escape
  • All meals
  • Soft drink (not diet)
  • Coffee (Cappuccino, espresso, flat white etc) / Tea (Selection of Black and Herbal)
  • All accommodation in guestrooms on the vessel
  • Sightseeing activities / fees
  • Linen / Towels / Toiletries / Sunscreen / Insect Repellent
  • Hairdryers in room
  • Light aircraft and helicopter transfers to and from airstrip / boat on 4,6,7 night Kimberley cruises
  • Fishing gear

What’s Not Included (Optional extras)

  • Non transfer scenic helicopter flights
  • Alcohol
  • Pre Paid Internet Card for Satellite Communications

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Exclusive Features

What sets the Great escape apart from the others?

  • Owners / Skippers Chris & Jeremy Tucker have unrivalled knowledge and experience of the Kimberley Coast and Rowley Shoals with over 35 years exploring the region
  • Only upmarket vessel with onboard helicopter offering a 4 night Kimberley cruise
  • As one of the smallest luxury adventure cruise vessels in the Kimberley the Great escape offers true flexibility in itineraries meaning we can tailor to suit the guests on board and can take you up closer and more personal with nature and in river estuaries where other boats simply cannot reach
  • Entire boat charters encouraged for 14 guests (12 guests for fishing cruises)
  • The Great Escape pride themselves on delivering a truly relaxed atmosphere onboard a stylish vessel with a genuinely friendly and entertaining crew who are committed to ensuring you have a magical and memorable adventure
  • The onboard helicopter really adds an entire new dimension to an “Adventure of a Lifetime” and we fly with our doors off for the best pics!
  • Sensational mouth-watering food
  • Real Time Television via satellite
  • Alcohol is BYO -(we arrange this for you prior to cruising)
  • More Kimberley itineraries to choose from than any other operator
  • “Luxury aboard MV Great Escape has less to do with fluffy bathrobes and slippers and everything to do with a truly personalised experience in an untouched wilderness” Kylie Bartle Owner / Director
Escape to the Kimberley with The Great Escape

Kimberley Cruise Escapes presents The Great Escapes Charter Company Kimberley Cruises.

The Great Escape Charter Company is a small family, owned / operated local Broome company, one of the original small group luxury adventure cruise operators exploring two of the most remote, pristine wilderness destinations in Australia’s far northwest; the Kimberley Coast and the Rowley Shoals.

Now in their 15th Year The Great Escape Charter Company is a well respected brand amongst peers, guests, competitors and industry leaders.

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