Lady M Cruises – Kimberley Cruise Escapes

An unforgettable luxury journey

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About Lady M

The Lady M, a family owned and operated vessel, was designed specifically for the Kimberley to ensure your cruise is as comfortable as possible. Accommodating only 12 guests in en-suite air-conditioned cabins, your Kimberley adventure promises to be an intimate and personal experience.

Bill and Maria Fitti invite you to join them in either Broome or Darwin to share in the Kimberley delights they have discovered over the last eight seasons (April to October).

Choose from the :

7 night cruise is designed to maximise your Kimberley Highlights so your return to Broome is by air from the Mitchell Plateau. This cruise will satisfy your appetite for the Kimberley and includes a scenic helicopter flight.

12 night cruise is the ultimate Kimberley experience, incorporating most of the highlights of the 7 day cruise plus the magnificent King George River & Falls and the Berkeley River. This cruise travels at a leisurely pace between Broome and Darwin and enables guests to truly unwind and appreciate the Kimberley coast and rivers.

Lady M Dates and Rates 2017

Triple share rates available upon request for 7 day and 12 day cruises only.

Lady M – 12 night Extensive Kimberley Coast Cruise – Dates 2017
DateRouteCabins Available
1 March – 13 MarchBroome to DarwinQueen / Twin or Single
16 March – 28 MarchDarwin to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
1 April – 13 AprilBroome to DarwinQueen / Twin or Single
16 April – 28 AprilDarwin to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
1 May – 13 MayBroome to DarwinQueen / Twin or Single
16 May – 28 MayDarwin to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
1 June – 13 JuneBroome to DarwinQueen / Twin or Single
16 June – 28 JuneDarwin to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
1 July – 13 JulyBroome to DarwinQueen / Twin or Single
16 July – 28 JulyDarwin to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
Lady M – 7 night Kimberley Highlights Cruise & Fly – Dates 2017
DateRouteCabins Available
2 August – 9 AugustBroome to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
9 August – 16 AugustBroome to Broome (reverse)Queen / Twin or Single
19 August – 26 AugustBroome to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
26 August – 2 SeptemberBroome to Broome (reverse)Queen / Twin or Single
5 September – 12 SeptemberBroome to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
12 September – 19 SeptemberBroome to Broome (reverse)Queen / Twin or Single
22 September – 29 SeptemberBroome to BroomeQueen / Twin or Single
29 September – 6 OctoberBroome to Broome (reverse)Queen / Twin or Single
REVERSE itinerary Fly from Broome to Mitchell Plateau / Hunter River and cruise return to Broome – highlighted dates indicate REVERSE itinerary.
Lady M – Rates 2017
CruisePrice (per person, twin share)
12 night Extensive Kimberley Coast Cruise$11,790 (Early bird price for all bookings made prior to 31/3/2017 only).
Includes all listed itinerary activities.
7 night Kimberley Highlights Cruise & Fly$9,430 (Early bird price for all bookings made prior to 31/3/2017 only).
Includes scenic helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls, scenic fixed wing flight and all listed itinerary activities.

Lady M Dates and Rates 2018

Lady M – 12 night Extensive Kimberley Coast Cruise – Dates 2017
CruiseRouteDate
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastBroome to Darwin1st April – 13th April
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastDarwin to Broome16th April – 28th April
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastBroome to Darwin1st May – 13th May
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastDarwin to Broome16th May – 28th May
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastBroome to Darwin1st June – 13th June
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastDarwin to Broome16th June – 28th June
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastBroome to Darwin1st July – 13th July
12 night Extensive Kimberley CoastDarwin to Broome16th July – 28th July
7 night Kimberley HighlightsBroome to Hunter River / Mitchell Plateau with return flight to Broome1st August – 8th August
7 night Kimberley HighlightsFly from Broome to Mitchell Plateau / Hunter River & cruise return to Broome8th August – 15th August
7 night Kimberley HighlightsBroome to Hunter River / Mitchell Plateau with return flight to Broome18th August – 25th August
7 night Kimberley HighlightsFly from Broome to Mitchell Plateau / Hunter River & cruise return to Broome25th August – 1st September
7 night Kimberley HighlightsBroome to Hunter River / Mitchell Plateau with return flight to Broome4th September – 11th September
7 night Kimberley HighlightsFly from Broome to Mitchell Plateau / Hunter River & cruise return to Broome11th September – 18th September
7 night Kimberley HighlightsBroome to Hunter River / Mitchell Plateau with return flight to Broome21st September – 28th September
7 night Kimberley HighlightsFly from Broome to Mitchell Plateau / Hunter River & cruise return to Broome28th September – 5th October
Lady M – Rates 2018
CruisePrice (per person, twin share)
12 night Extensive Kimberley Coast Cruise$11,990**
Includes all listed itinerary activities.
7 night Kimberley Highlights Cruise & Fly$9,430
Includes scenic helicopter flight over Mitchell Falls, scenic fixed wing flight and all listed itinerary activities.

Aboard the Lady M

The Lady M is a custom built, aluminium single-hull boat with three deck levels (vessel specifications below).


Lower Deck – Cabins

Lady M Lower Deck

The lower deck houses the six spacious passenger cabins. Each cabin includes:

  • Queen size bed
  • Single bunk bed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Air conditioner, privately controlled

A single cabin may be available on request on this deck. Please contact us for availability.


Main Deck

Lady M Main Deck

All indoor areas are fully air conditioned

  • Fully equipped galley with walk-in cold room and freezer room
  • Indoor dining area
  • Indoor lounge with TV, DVD, CD, well-stocked book case
  • Outdoor bar with barbeque and ice machine
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Marlin board for fishing
  • Toilet with wash basin
  • Crew and owner accommodation

Top Deck

Lady M Upper Deck

  • Seating area on bow for uninterrupted views of the Kimberley coast
  • Spa (8 person) covered with shade sail
  • Wheelhouse
  • Toilet with wash basin

Lady M Frequently Asked Questions

What if I suffer from sea sickness?

Only a very short period of the cruise is at sea. The conditions in the Kimberley during our cruise season is mainly fine. However, we advise you to bring your favourite travel sickness remedy if you feel the need.


What level of fitness is required for the cruise excursions?

A medium fitness level will allow you to be included in most excursions. Some excursions do involve a steep climb but we will advise beforehand what to expect and you may judge for yourself if you are capable of the particular excursion.


What if I have a food allergy?

Please ensure you include the details on the booking form if you have an allergy or any other medical condition we should know about.


What will the weather be like?

The Kimberley region generally has two seasons, a dry season (April to September), and a wet season (October to March). During the cruise season temperatures can range between 14°C to 35°C.


Is my cabin serviced daily?

Cabins are not serviced. They are yours to look after for the duration of the cruise. We are happy to wash your linen as requested, at any time.


Is there a laundry on board?

There is a limited laundry facility available.


Am I allowed to wear shoes onboard?

Shoes are not normally worn on board, however, you may wear soft soled shoes.


Is there a phone on board I can use?

Lady M is equipped with a satellite phone which is restricted to urgent or important calls. Mobile phone service is unavailable for most of the cruise – which truly lets you escape from it all !


Can I bring my own fishing gear and tackle?

Yes, you can bring your favourite tackle or use the fishing gear provided.


Can I charge my camera batteries on board?

Yes, there is a power point available for this in every cabin.


Is smoking allowed on board?

Yes, but is permitted on the bow only, but not within range of any non-smoking passengers.


What do I need to bring?

  • Light casual clothing, including a warm top for any cool evenings.
  • Swimwear and a long sleeve shirt suitable for dinghy travel and shore excursions.
  • Hat, sunglasses (suggest to bring spares).
  • Walking shoes/sneakers with good grip suitable for climbing over rocks etc.
  • Reef shoes/sandals for beach excursions.
  • Personal water bottle.
  • Backpack (1 per couple) suitable for carrying camera, water bottles & snack for shore excursions.
  • Personal toiletries including shampoo/conditioner (soap provided).
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent are provided so are only required if you prefer a particular brand.

What is included in the price?

  • All meals for the duration of the cruise.
  • All non-alcoholic beverages, including filtered water, ice, mixers, soft drink, juice, tea and coffee.
  • Beer, wine and sparkling white is complimentary. You may bring your own spirits.
  • All off-vessel excursions.

Inclusions

Triple share rates available upon request for 7 day and 12 day cruises only.

All prices include:

  • All meals for duration of cruise
  • Complimentary wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages (limits apply)
  • All off-vessel excursions

Not included:

  • Pre and post accommodation
  • Air fares

Download our booking form here (pdf file) for printing once your dates have been confirmed. See our Terms & Conditions for further details.

Important information

  • Cruise destinations & activities are subject to change in the event of bad weather or extreme tides. Although every effort will be made to fulfil our destinations & activities our passengers’ safety and comfort is our priority.
  • Luggage restriction of 5kg applies.
  • Terms and Conditions – please make yourself familiar with these.
    What to bring on your cruise – refer to our booking form
  • No shop facilities are available.
  • No mobile telephone coverage available.
  • Don’t forget your camera, video, batteries (& charger), spare memory card

Click here to view all Lady M Kimberley Cruise itineraries.

Vessel specifications

  • Vessel length: 31 metres
  • Main engines: 2 x Caterpillar V12 turbo diesel engines 1350 hp
  • Cruising speed: 12 knots (capable of 20 knots)
  • Wheelhouse: Latest navigational aids, satellite phone
  • Fuel capacity: 25,000 litres
  • Fuel range: 4,500 kilometres
  • Fresh water capacity: 10,000 litres
  • Onboard desalination plant: produces up to 6,000 litres per day
  • Tender boats: 2 x aluminium dinghies (5.2m and 4m)
Kimberley Cruise Escapes with Lady M

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