Odyssey Expeditions – Kimberley Cruise Escapes

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About Odyssey Expeditions

We place a maximum of 20 guests on board our 24 metre custom built expedition vessel “Odyssey” so you can sit back relax in style and comfort while enjoying the breathtaking scenery of Australia’s Kimberley coast. Our experienced crew are passionate about their work and pride themselves on being able to offer you a personalised holiday experience that will last a lifetime.

Our tender vessel “Homer” provides easy access boarding and carries all guests with ease, has comfortable seating, shade cover and onboard toilet. Homer allows us to explore all the creeks and tributaries throughout the Kimberley and is a stable platform to try your luck at fishing or mud crabbing.


Why Choose Odyssey Expeditions?

Our Company

Odyssey Expeditions prides itself on its thirteen (13) year history of quality customer service operating in the West Australia’s Kimberley region. To ensure that you receive the best possible Kimberley experience the owners of Odyssey Expeditions are hands on in running the business and always meet our guests in Broome or whilst cruising.

Our Vessel

MV Odyssey boasts luxury and practicality, it is a custom built exploration vessel designed specifically for the for the Kimberley coast. MV Odyssey cruises by day so that you enjoy the many spectacular sights of the Kimberley coast and anchors in calm, sheltered waters at night so you enjoy peaceful night’s sleep. MV Odyssey is the only vessel of its kind in the region to have a magnificent upper deck shaded alfresco and bar area where you can relax in comfort, dine, drink and enjoy the vast panoramic views of what the Kimberley has on offer.

The Crew

The crew of Odyssey Expeditions have been described by many guests as the A Team, they are passionate about the Kimberley and love their job; they are knowledgeable, energetic and endeavour to give a lifetime experience to each and every guest.

Our Tender Vessels

MV Odyssey is accompanied by three tender vessels, “Homer” “Shearwater” and “Calypso”. Homer, our primary tender vessel provides easy access boarding, carries all guests with ease, has comfortable cushioned seating, on-board toilet and washing facilities and most importantly lots of shade cover to protect you from the Kimberley sun. Homer allows us to explore deeper into the creeks and tributaries to find the vast array of hidden wonders often overlooked by other carriers. Calypso and Shearwater enable us to participate in a variety of activities such as fishing and mud crabbing.

Small Ship Cruising

Taking a maximum of 20 guests Odyssey Expeditions specialises in personalised tours, no waiting in turn for an excursion, MV Odyssey gives the opportunity for all travellers to participate together. Rather than just skimming the coastline Odyssey Expeditions will show you the Kimberley wilderness in depth and detail. MV Odyssey can complete an excursion and move on to show you another spectacular Kimberley site in the same time it takes a larger vessel to anchor or tie up.

Odyssey Expedition Dates and Rates 2017

14 Day Broome to Wyndham (or Reverse) – Dates 2017
DatesCruise Direction
11 March to 24 MarchBroome to Wyndham
26 March to 08 AprilWyndham to Broome
12 April to 25 AprilBroome to Wyndham
27 April to 10 MayWyndham to Broome
Includes bus transfer between Wyndham and Kununurra or reverse.
10 Day Fremantle to Broome Cruise / Fly – Dates 2017
DatesCruise Direction
126 February – 6 March (9am)Cruise / Fly Departs Fremantle
Includes return flight to Perth.
9 Day Fly/Cruise Broome to Mitchell Plateau (or Reverse) – Dates 2017
DatesCruise Direction
14 May to 22 MayBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
22 May to 30 MayBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
03 June to 11 JuneBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
11 June to 19 JuneBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
23 June to 01 JulyBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
01 July to 09 JulyBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
13 July to 21 JulyBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
21 July to 29 JulyBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
02 August to 10 AugustBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
10 August to 18 AugustBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
22 August to 30 AugustBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
30 August to 07 SeptemberBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
11 September to 19 SeptemberBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Cruise/Fly
19 September to 27 SeptemberBroome/Mitchell Plateau/Broome – Fly/Cruise
Odyssey Expeditions – Rates 2017
CruiseDeluxe PriceClassic Price
14 Day Broome to Wyndham (or Reverse)$11,200 per person twin share$9,900 per person twin share
10 Day Fremantle to Broome Cruise / Fly$5,100 per persom twin share$4,700 per person twin share
9 Day Fly/Cruise Broome to Mitchell Plateau (or Reverse)$9,450 per person twin share$7,950 per person twin share

Odyssey Expeditions Accommodation

The “Odyssey” is a custom built 24m expedition vessel launched in 2006. The advanced catamaran design ensures very quiet operation, spacious interior with phenomenal stability. Perfect for sneaking into secluded shallow bays she draws only 1.8 meters and is powered by two of the most advanced Mercedes diesel engines. The engines exceed all future emission standards and are considerably quieter than anything comparable on the market. Twin engines also offer improved flexibility on long range voyages.

We cater for 20 guests, our 6 deluxe double cabins and 4 twin share single cabins are well equipped and private with 240v power, personalised air-conditioning, storage units and bar fridges. Our deluxe double cabins also feature built in desks, a vanity and hairdryers. Four spacious toilet and shower facilities are located very close to all cabins. If you have any special needs or requirements please do not hesitate to call, we are only too happy to help if we can.

The dining area can seat all passengers comfortably for meals or presentations. Outside on the upper deck all guests can be seated under shade for alfresco meals; there are 3 other comfortable outdoor viewing decks. The “Odyssey” carries a compliment of the latest navigational equipment, radios, satellite communications and a full DVD entertainment system. Full digital and audio visual presentation equipment for corporate functions and a library of informative and fictional books.

The Odyssey Ship

Odyssey Ship

Odyssey Expedition vessel ‘Homer’
Odyssey Expeditions Homer

Inclusions / Additional Information

Included Experiences

  • Ten-night cruise aboard the expedition small ship MS Caledonian Sky or Oceanic Discoverer
  • Daily excursions on Zodiac or Xplorer vessels
  • Exclusive all-day beverages package
  • Port charges, sightseeing and park fees
  • Expert APT Expedition Leader
  • Expedition team and guest lecturers
  • Transfers to and from your small ship

Accommodation

Choose from a range of spacious suites on the MS Caledonian Sky (Private Balcony Suites available) or the Oceanic Discoverer.

Dining

Includes all meals – Enjoy 10 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches and 10 Dinners.

Additional Information

This tour includes mainly easy walks, with some more challenging. A good level of fitness and health is required to participate in APT’s holiday packages

Frequent Asked Questions

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Tour notes

Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Cruising itineraries are subject to change due to tidal conditions and includes a choice of Wyndham sightseeing activities (pre-booked). Weather events may cause disruption to itineraries. Travel insurance is mandatory on all cruises. This tour also operates in reverse from Broome to Darwin. Please refer tour code GKCS11. Prices are for land / cruise only. Flights not included.

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Odyssey Expeditions

Odyssey Expeditions is a family run business that has been operating in the Kimberley since 1998. “Odyssey” and her crew pride itself on providing you with the best service, the best experience and the best value for money cruise available. Taking a maximum of 20 guests we specialise in small personalised tours that allow you to experience the wonders of the North West intimately without compromising comfort or safety.

Our crew are experienced and passionate about their work and are dedicated to delivering you the holiday experience of a life time that will be remembered for years to come.

Kimberley Cruise Escapes with Odyssey Expeditions

Kimberley Cruise Escapes presents Odyssey Expeditions Kimberley Cruises. Cruise the Kimberley for 9 or 12 days on the MV Odyssey.

Welcome to Kimberley Cruise Escapes Odyssey Expeditions, at last we can offer you affordable cruises to the Kimberley, the Rowley Shoals and Perth Swan River. If you are dreaming of sitting under cascading waterfalls in the Kimberley, diving with giant potato cod at the Rowley Shoals then we have a package that will suit you. Keep an eye on the Kimberley Cruise Escapes current best deals for the latest Odyssey Expedition deals.

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