Experience pristine wilderness and up-close adventures on a luxury cruise with The Great Escape Charter Company.
For over 20 years their team at Great Escape has been dedicated to sharing their knowledge and passion of Australia’s North West. Their unique adventure cruises offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the world’s most epic wilderness landscapes. They cruise from Broome to Wyndham, the Rowley Shoals and beyond.
Stylish accommodation, gourmet cuisine and the warmest hospitality combine to ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime aboard their custom-built 26-metre luxury catamaran. They specialize in small group luxury adventure cruising with only 14 guests, three expedition tenders and a dedicated onboard helicopter.
Service TypesAdventure and Outdoors Tours Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Food and Wine Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Paid Wifi
ActivitiesBoating Fishing Scuba Diving Swimming
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
MembershipAustralian Tourism Export Council Charter Vessel Association Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia
From $5120 to $6770
Experience the pristine tropical waters of the Rowley Shoals. This is an adventure to three of the world’s greatest coral atolls as one of a small group of privileged visitors.
A day’s cruising west of Broome; the Rowley Shoals is a largely undiscovered underwater paradise offering divers and snorkelers an eco experience unmatched anywhere else. Prepare to be inspired by pristine coral atolls rising 400 metres from the ocean floor, on the very edge of the world’s wides continental shelf.
You’ll be able to dive on one of the ocean’s larges untouched coral gardens, swim among giant clams, shellfish, Maori Wrasse and Giant Potato Code and discover hundreds of species fish, many of which are colourful, exotic and unique to the area.
Amazingly, the underwater visibility is 20 to 60 metres and the water temperature is typically and irresistibly tropical.
Enjoy high-speed drift, night dives, cave diving and snorkelling.
From $3995 to $4600
October is a fantastic time of year to be hunting the elusive Barramundi as the waters are warming up and the fish are on the bite! In just a few precious days let them indulge your senses and test your skills in the ancient tributaries of the Kimberley waterways.
The cruise includes a scenic flight to/from Broome to Mount House, where you will be choppered straight on to the vessel which will be situated around the Doubtful Bay area. It also means you miss the big steam up the coast and are out fishing within a few hours of leaving Broome!
There is a limit of 12 guests and an extra (fourth) tender for your fishing comfort! The chopper is available for heli-fishing excursions (not included in the tour price) if and guests may bring their own fishing gear or use the equipment supplied.
The Kimberley is a rugged region subject to nine metre tides. The crew plan each day according to the tides to offer the best experience.
From $12560 to $14444
Cruising the Kimberley coast is a journey through a land of unique bio-diversity, towering waterfalls, untouched forests and hidden crystal rock pools. Explore tributaries and natural phenomena such as Montgomery Reef and the Horizontal Waterfalls. Fish for Barramundi, collect succulent Kimberley oysters and catch mud crabs for a nightly feast that you will remember for years to come!
Trek to beautiful crystal clear rock pools and waterholes fringed with lush vegetation that refresh like cool natural spas. Discover ancient aboriginal art galleries.
Travel along the southern Kimberley Coast from Broome to the Hunter River then fly from the vessel by chopper over the Mitchell Falls to land at the Mitchell Plateau before taking a fixed wing scenic flight from the Mitchell Plateau back to Broome.
The Kimberley is a rugged region subject to nine metre tides. No two Kimberley wilderness experiences are ever exactly the same. The crew plan each day according to the tides to give you the best experience of the region up close and personal.
From $19635 to $22580
This popular cruise travels the Kimberley coast from Broome to Wyndham or from Wyndham to Broome and is for adventurers and hedonists alike.
Experience the natural majesty of the Prince Regent River, King George Falls, and Mitchell River. Explore tributaries and natural phenomena such as Montgomery Reef and the famous Horizontal Waterfalls.
Fish for the prized Barramundi, collect succulent Kimberley oysters and catch mud crabs then dine under a lustrous Kimberley moon for a feast you will remember for years to come!
Trek to beautiful crystal clear rock pools and water holes fringed with palms that refresh like cool natural spas. Discover ancient Aboriginal art galleries and travel the route of the first Australians visiting famous Dreamtime sites.
This trip is recommended for those who truly want to experience all there is to offer along this magnificent wilderness frontier. Both MV Kimberley Escape and MV Great Escape complete the Kimberley Classic Adventure.
The Kimberley is a rugged region subject to nine metre tides. No two Kimberley wilderness cruises are the same. The crew meticulously plan each day according to the tides and thus may have to amend the itinerary so you have the best Kimberley experience possible!