13 Day ‘Luke Nguyen’s Kimberley Coastal Express & Bungles Extension’

Travel with guest host celebrity chef Luke Nguyen. Arrive in Kununurra, the gateway to the Kimberley, and board the MS Island Sky to cruise the spectacular Kimberley Coast for 8 nights. Stay at APT's exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge, where you'll enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime outdoor dining experience under the Kimberley sky with Luke Nguyen.

Price Includes

• Return Economy domestic flights from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide
• Eight-night cruise aboard MS Island Sky as one of only 110 guests
• Hosted lunches and dinners with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen
• Experiences in 14 destinations
• Locally inspired dining – a total of 34 meals
• A wide range of on board beverages
• Daily excursions on Zodiac vessels
• Expert 10-member expedition team and driver-guide
• Airport transfers, port charges and park fees
• APT's exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
• Cruise to the base of the mighty King George Falls
• Experience the tidal phenomenon of Montgomery Reef up close
• Enjoy a high-powered fast boat ride through Horizontal Falls
• Admire impressive Indigenous Wandjina and Gwion Gwion rock art

Was $11,495* per person, twin share
Now $11,395 per person, twin share


Extras / Value-Add / Bonus: Fly Free*
Helloworld Travel Exclusive Offer: Save $100 per person

Room/Cabin information

Ship Name: MS Island Sky
Room / Cabin Type: Porthole (upgrades available)
Cabin Category / Grade: Standard Suite Forward
Room / Cabin Configuration: Twin/Double

Travel Dates

Departs 27 June 2020

Offer Ends

23 Apr 20,

Unless sold out prior. Availability is limited. 

Product itinerary


Day 01: Arrive Kununurra
Today we meet you on arrival in Kununurra and transfer you to your hotel. Take some time to settle in and spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure before dinner, hosted by celebrity chef Luke Nguyen. D
Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort
Day 02: Kununurra, Wyndham, Embark Ship
From Kununurra transfer to Wyndham, where you will be welcomed on board your ship. A relaxed dinner this evening allows you the chance to meet the rest of your fellow travellers and sets the tone for the next eight nights on board. BD
Stay: Eight Nights, MS Island Sky
Day 03: Koolama Bay, King George River and Falls
Anticipation builds as your Zodiac approaches King George Falls, which plunges 80 metres over a towering sandstone cliff. Edge closer to this epic cascade and learn how it turns to a raging torrent during the monsoonal wet season. Wake this morning as your ship cruises into Koolama Bay. Hear how this harbour was renamed following the Japanese bombing of the MV Koolama in 1942. Next, it's on to King George River, where you will enjoy a Signature Experience. BLD
Day 04: Vansittart Bay, Jar Island
An intriguing exploration of Vansittart Bay awaits today. Join your expedition team and set out across the bay's vast salt flats to view the wreckage of a US Air Force C-53 that crash landed on the beach during World War II. Later, step ashore at Jar Island and see examples of mysterious Bradshaw (Gwion Gwion) paintings, dating back some 20,000 years. BLD
Day 05: Adele Island
Cruise to Adele Island and join your expedition team for an exploration of this remote coastal area by Zodiac. The island is surrounded by Adele Reef, teeming with an array of coral and marine life, including reef sharks and stingrays. BLD
Day 06: Talbot Bay, Horizontal Falls
Subject to tidal conditions, set out on a thrilling ride through Horizontal Falls aboard a high-powered fast boat. Today your ship cruises through to Talbot Bay, known for its epic 12-metre tides that create an astonishing natural spectacle, the Horizontal Falls. BLD
Day 07: Raft Point, Montgomery Reef
Join your expedition team for an in-depth exploration of Montgomery Reef by Zodiac. Witness the reef rise out of the ocean as the tidal waters cascade rapidly into the surrounding channels. Excitement builds this morning as you set out on an incredible Signature Experience. Then, step ashore at Raft Point to visit an ancient rock art site. BLD
Day 08: Prince Frederick Harbour, Mitchell Falls
Your expedition ship arrives at Prince Frederick Harbour today, home to soaring red cliffs and mangroves. Once again, it's time to jump aboard your trusty Zodiac vessels, this time for an exhilarating exploration of the Hunter River. As your day of discovery draws to a close, you might choose to set out on a helicopter flight and view Mitchell Falls from above (own expense). BLD
Day 09: At sea
Today you have the opportunity to become familiar with your ship with a full day at sea. Relax and enjoy the public areas available to you, or simply sit back and enjoy the incredible views as they pass by. BLD
Day 10: Disembark Ship Wyndham, Kununurra
Arriving into Wyndham this morning means it’s time to say goodbye to your ship. Transfer to Kununurra, before enjoying hosted dinner with Luke Nguyen. BD
Stay: Kununurra Country Club Resort
Day 11: Kununurra, Purnululu National Park, Piccaninny Creek, Cathedral Gorge
Head south on the Great Northern Highway, bound for Purnululu National Park. Catch your first glimpse of the Bungle Bungle Range before venturing to the southern end of the park to explore Piccaninny Creek. Continue to The Window and then to Cathedral Gorge. BLD
Stay: Two Nights, APT's Exclusive Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge
Day 12: Purnululu National Park, Osmand Lookout, Echidna Chasm
Another full day has been put aside for your Purnululu National Park discovery, starting with a short walk to Osmand Lookout. Pause to take in the views over the Osmand Range and surrounding landscape. Another highlight is sure to be Echidna Chasm. Return back to the Bungle Bungle Wilderness Lodge where you will enjoy a magnificent three-course meal hosted by our special guest Luke Nguyen. BLD
Day 13: Purnululu National Park, Depart Kununurra
Today after breakfast, you’ll transfer to Kununurra where your tour ends. BL

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*Conditions apply, for full terms and conditions see in store or call 13 14 15. Prices correct as at 6 March 2020, but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included unless otherwise stated. Where airfare is included, prices are in return economy. Flight restrictions apply. All savings and bonus nights (if applicable) are included in the advertised price. OFFERS: Limited suites and offers on set departures are available and are subject to availability. FLY FREE: Offer is based on wholesale airfares in Economy class with Virgin Airways/Alliance Airlines to and from Kununurra depending on routing. Flights are available ex. MEL/SYD/BNE/ADL/PER. All offers are subject to availability of airline and booking class. Once class is sold out, surcharges apply. DEPOSITS: A non–refundable deposit of $3,000 pp is due within seven days of booking. Final payment is due 100 days prior to the tour’s departure date. HELLOWORLD SAVE $100 PER PERSON SAVING: Exclusive $100 pp discount is included in the advertised pricing and is valid on all 2020 departures of GKKCW13LN, is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash.Valid for bookings by 23 April 2020, unless sold out prior. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Alliance Airlines Conditions of Carriage, APT and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.