Great Escape

Small group luxury adventure cruising – Kimberley Western Australia

About

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).


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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
Dates & Rates 2020

Great Escape Dates and Rates 2020

Great Escape – Dates 2020
Cruise Route Dates
The Waterfall Safari Broome – Kununurra 26 March – 3 April
Kings of the Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham – Mitchell Plateau 4 April – 10 April
Kings of the Kimberley Northern Gorges Mitchell Plateau – Wyndham 10 April – 17 April
Kings of the Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham – Mitchell Plateau 18 April – 24 April
Kings of the Kimberley Northern Gorges Mitchell Plateau – Wyndham 24 April – 1 May
Kimberley Classic Adventure Wyndham – Broome 2 May – 15 May
Kimberley Classic Adventure Broome – Wyndham 16 May – 29 May
Kings of the Kimberley Northern Gorges Wyndham – Mitchell Plateau 30 May – 5 June
Southern Kimberley Experience Mitchell Plateau – Broome 5 June – 12 June
Kimberley Classic Adventure Broome – Wyndham 13 June – 26 June
Kimberley Classic Adventure Wyndham – Broome 27 June – 10 July
Kimberley Classic Adventure Broome – Wyndham 25 Jul – 7 August
Southern Kimberley Experience Broome – Mitchell Plateau 8 August – 15 August
Southern Kimberley Experience Mitchell Plateau – Broome 15 August – 22 August
Southern Kimberley Experience Broome – Mitchell Plateau 23 August – 30 August
Southern Kimberley Experience Mitchell Plateau – Broome 30 August – 6 September
Southern Kimberley Experience Broome – Mitchell Plateau 7 September – 14 September
Southern Kimberley Experience Mitchell Plateau – Broome 14 September – 21 September
Southern Kimberley Experience Broome – Mitchell Plateau 22 September – 29 September
Southern Kimberley Experience Mitchell Plateau – Broome 29 September – 6 October
Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome – Broome 9 October – 13 October
Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome – Broome 13 October – 17 October
Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome – Broome 17 October – 21 October
Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome – Broome 21 October – 25 October
Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza Broome – Broome 25 October – 29 October
Great Escape – Rates 2020 (per person / twin share)
Cruise Horizon view Panoramic view
8 night The Waterfall Safari $14,030 $15,385
6 night Kings of Kimberley Northern Gorges $11,620 $12,680
7 night Kings of Kimberley Northern Gorges $13,465 $14,700
13 night Kimberley Classic Adventure $19,635 $21,930
7 night Southern Kimberley Experience $12,560 $13,770
4 night Kimberley Fishing Extravaganza $3,735 $4,600

* Multi Room Booking Bonus Savings – Call for details
** Charter Savings Rates Available – Call for details

Accommodation

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

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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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.

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