Kimberley Cruises - Testimonials from 2012 cruise season
'Just wanted to let you know we had an absolutely wonderful trip with Kimberley one. Loved it all and will be recommending it. The Crew were all terrific and the food lived up to Tracy's reputation. A fabulous experience. Everything went as smooth as silk with all the arrangements. Admin perfect. Well done.'
Susan & Doug
'Thank you for organising a wonderful cruise - we could not have wished for anything more - it was perfect for us. Lenny and Tracy were the best possible hosts/guides etc.'
Anne and Richard Lockwood
'I returned from a wonderful trip on Discovery One a few weeks ago. I am sorry that it has taken me so long to write! I had a fantastic time...everything was wonderful. The vivid reds in the rocks, the beautiful colour of the sea, the several sightings of whales and the many voyages out in the boats, travelling along lovely creeks and mangroves and the great and plentiful food made the trip such a wonderful experience. I have long wanted to see this amazing country and, many thanks to Richard Fox, I now know what a beautiful area of Australia this is. Thankyou for all the arrangements and for sending the new calendar. Please pass my thanks on to all concerned.'
'What a trip, by about day 7 it seemed that perhaps we could just continue to wander in this magnificent place, visiting more bays, creeks, waterfall and billabongs. We had a wonderful journey. My thanks to you all for a super holiday with a unique group of people in a singularly unique area.'
'Just a quick note to thank you for one of the best organised tours we have ever been on. We had a great holiday, met some terrific people and thoroughly enjoyed the whole trip. With sincere thanks again and in anticipation.'
Marion & Roger Searle
'We are home from our wonderful trip. And to express my gratitude to Len & Traci and their staff for the experience of a life time they afforded us. I don’t think I can find enough words to express how great Len & Traci are. In the short time we were on the boat, they made it feel like home for us and that we were off on a wonderful adventure together. Nothing was ever to much trouble and our every need was catered to. Many thanks again.'
Thea & Bill Weekes
'We really enjoyed our adventure on Discovery One and I speak for the group when I say that it was a memorable holiday in all respects. We will certainly recommend your company and cruises to others.'
'I am writing not only to thank you for your marvellous service with our bookings but to voice our awe and wonder of the Kimberley. Once again, thank you - you have a marvellous operation!'
Edwina & Peter Best
'It was a great tip; very relaxing, mild weather. I thought everything ran smoothly. I loved flying over the coast to Berkley River in the Paspaley sea plane, as they flew low & the windows were very clear & clean, so got some very good pics.
'Just wanted to let you know that we had an absolutely, wonderful holiday, we enjoyed every minute of every day. The crew really looked after us and the boat was kept lovely and clean. Derek and I think that it is the best holiday we have ever had and we would recommend the trip to anyone.'
June and Derek Fenwick
'I just wanted to tell you that we had a wonderful time, fantastic weather, spoiled by a very happy & obliging crew. I would strongly recommend this trip to anyone.'
Testimonials from 2011 cruise season
'We wanted to let you know that we had a great time on the cruise commencing 12 April. The staff were wonderful, the scenery and activities great and the food excellent and plentiful. We would happily recommend the cruise for others seeking a similar experience.'
Ian & Elizabeth Yager, Hallidays Point, NSW. Darwin to Broome Cruise, April 2011
'We had a wonderful time and the experience was way beyond our expectations. Thank you all!'
Raelene & Dave Merrett, Westbourne Park, SA. Broome - Darwin cruise, May 2011
'I just wanted to tell you that we had a wonderful time, fantastic weather, spoiled by a very happy & obliging crew, got fat on the lashings of great food provided by Tracy, and saw lots of jaw-dropping scenery. I would strongly recommend this trip to anyone. Thank you too for the part that you played as well. Our friends and we are so glad we went.'
John & Sharon Frisch, Rockhampton, QLD. Broome - Darwin cruise, May 2011
'Just a short note to let you & your company know what a wonderful trip we experienced on Discovery 1. We had perfect weather for the whole trip & were expertly looked after on board by the crew. You have a wonderful crew there & we would like you to pass on our congratulations to them all on how they conducted the cruise,how they looked after us passengers & the professionalism with which they ran the whole operation. We would not hesitate to reccommend this cruise to other interested parties & were truly "blown away" by the experience & the great time we had.'
Pam & Martin Hall, Brightwaters, NSW. Broome - Darwin cruise, May 2011
We could not have chosen a better vessel for our cruise. The crew were just so helpful and the top viewing deck, with shade and enough room for everyone, made for great interaction with the group.'
Barry & Marilyn Schrapel, Adelaide SA. Prince Regent River Cruise, June 2011
'This trip exceeded our expectations. We appreciated the flexibility and informality, and most of all the crew's way of making their work fun!
Graeme & Natasha LeBrocq, Yarra Junction, Vic. Derby to Mitchell Plateau Cruise, July 2011
'We had the pleasure of doing the cruise on Discovery One this year. We were looking forward to it and it exceeded our expectations. It was a privilege to see such wonderful places. We think the success of the cruise was due to the crew. We were looked after extremely well and they were all so much fun. We have recommended your cruise to our friends and to anybody else who will listen.'
Catherine & George Janiszewski, Buderim, QLD. Derby to Mitchell Plateau Cruise, July 2011
'Cruise was above all my expectations. Friendship and fun people made this trip very special. All the crew were professional as well as loads of fun. What more could anyone want from a holiday? Thank you all so very much.'
John Wood & Lyn Munday, Killarney Heights, NSW. Mitchell Plateau to Derby cruise, July 2011
'Great trip! Great staff! Great crew! Great bunch of folk! Great time! A once in a lifetime experience. We feel so priviledged to have seen this part of our wonderful country. Everything was a highlight for us.'
Audrey & Geoff Beams, Blackburn, VIC. Mitchell Plateau to Derby Cruise, July 2011
'Hello Jill, We had the most fantastic time on our cruise in August and still can't stoptalking about it. It really was paradise on earth and the most memorable holiday we have ever been on. The staff was fantastic and your co-ordination very friendly and efficient.'
Marianne den Dekker & Cliff Joseph, Warradale. SA. Prince Regent River Cruise, August 2011.
'Well words cannot describe what an amazing cruise we had. The crew were fantastic and the birthday celebrations will not be forgotten and the biggest birthday cake I have ever seen!!!!!! It is truly the best holiday ever and we will be spreading the word. Thankyou for all your assistance in making this a memorable occasion.'
Bronwyn & Gavin Mudge, Birdwood, SA. Prince Regent River Cruise, August 2011
'Just a big, big thank you for a very special 10 days in my life that I will treasure forever. Lots of love to you all.'
Rosemary Raad, Cottesloe, WA. Prince Regent River Cruise, August 2011.
'The crew were absolutely fabulous. Great passion for their jobs and their love of the Kimberley showed. Thank you all for sharing a wonderful cruise and creating everlasting memories that will be cherished. The beauty of the Kimberley gets in your blood. We will be back to explore further!'
Collin & Annette Ween, Angle Vale, SA. Prince Regent River cruise, August 2011.
'We knew this section of Australia would be good,but this cruise was mind blowing. The crew were fantastic FRIENDS for the whole cruise.Their knowledge and love of this region can not be faulted. Thankyou.'
Ian & Sandra Gunston, Angle Vale, SA. Prince Regent River cruise, August 2011.
'We have been back home for a week now. Just had to get in touch and let you know what a wonderful cruise we had, it absolutely surpassed all our very high expectations. We were thrilled with the meticulous arrangements you and your company made to get us all from Broome to Cape Leveque, onto Discovery One and back to Broome, and the wonderful activities and places we were all taken to on the tenders. The logistics involved to supply the great standard of activities, food and services, and most of all the quality of staff, were not lost on us. How Tracey turns out such beautiful meals day after day was nothing short of a miracle - very clever menus, something for everyone. We have fallen in love with the Kimberley region and we will return. We have passed on your brochure to several friends as we have no hesitation in recommending a holiday with Kimberley Discovery Cruises.'
Yvonne & Stephen Woolley, Lockleys, SA. Prince Regent River cruise, August 2011.
'The scenery was magnificent, the other passengers a very agreeable lot, and the crew were fantastic - they are gems! Our enthusiasm has led to a relative booking for next year, and we will certainly encourage others to go!'
Peter & Carol Walker, Stanthorpe, QLD. Broome to Darwin Cruise, September 2011.
'Just a note to thank you for the cruise. It was a wonderful experience and the area is truly one of the last frontiers. The crew were really superb, nothing too much trouble, smiling faces, wonderful food (too much for me). I feel everyone on our trip will rave about the experience to their friends and family and accordingly I reckon you’ll get plenty of word of mouth advertising (the best type) from our group.'
Jeff Geard, QLD. Broome to Darwin Cruise, September 2011
Testimonials from 2009 cruise season
'We had a terrific time! The crew worked hard to ensure we had a safe and enjoyable trip, the weather was great and the Kimberley, with millions of years in the making, was looking its best. Did I have a good holiday? Yes...and thanks to everyone for making it possible. You make it affordable for everyday people to have an experience.'
Joe Burke, Brisbane, QLD. Wyndham to Derby Cruise: April 2009
'We have wanted to do this trip for years and are so glad we chose Kimberley Discovery Cruises to do it. Thank you for a well run cruise and for making it the best holiday we have ever had. We are already promoting it to anyone who listens!
Jim & Yvonne Quinlan, Mackay, QLD Derby to Mitchell Plateau Cruise: April 2009
'I would like to thank you for having this wonderful cruise available. We had an experience beyond our imagination and were able to see Australia at its best. The scenery was breathtaking; to explain the sheer beauty would do it no justice unless you actually saw it for yourself.'
Karen Howard, Yeronga, QLD Sale River Cruise: May 2009
'What a wonderful, magnificent cruise on Discovery One we have just experienced. From beginning to end, we had the time of our lives. The crew were brilliant, the boat was great and the Kimberley was breathtaking - indescribable really. The sheer size and isolation was truly remarkable.'
Barbara & Len Davies, Applecross, WA Prince Regent River Cruise: May 2009
'The cruise was an outstanding success. The places we visited were fantastic, the pace was just right and the crew always helpful. The scenery....stunning! Thank you all for a trip of a lifetime.'
John Smalley, Mandurah, WA Prince Regent River Cruise: May 2009
'I just wanted to express my great joy and satisfaction with my Kimberley Cruise. I had such high expectations and all were surpassed. Praise to each member of the cruise who were most professional, dedicated and fun! The dynamics of the cruise was tops. It was the trip of a lifetime for me.
Gay Suters, NSW Sale River Cruise: June 2009
'How is it possible to give a huge thank you to all the team of Kimberley Discovery Cruises? I was left speechless on my return to Broome. Just fantastic, spectacular, superlative or just the best investment i have ever made...are all not quite good enough to explain how much of a wonderful experience it was. I cancelled a trip to Thailand to do the cruise and, may I say, it was probably the best decision I've made in my 65 years."
Colin O'Toole, Mordialloc, VIC Sale River Cruise: June 2009
'The Prince Regent River Cruise is, without doubt, the best thing we have ever done. You must be congratulated in so many ways....everybody on board praised the whole cruise. We have seen a fair bit of the world but none is as good as this trip. You showed us our country. We should have done it years ago.'
Garry Hurst, Gawler East, SA Prince Regent River Cruise: July 2009
'Can't believe our luck in selecting this cruise. Right size vessel and number of guests. Excellent program and fantastic crew. Great group of people all having a fabulous time as a result. Thank you!'
Dorothy Owen, Kensington Park, SA Sale River Cruise: July 2009
'From day one, after being picked up from our accommodation in Broome, it was just amazing...and it just got better and better! The accomodation was great, the food was superb and the crew were all outstanding and totally professional. Our sincere thanks for what will be remembered by us as simply the best trip and holiday we have ever experienced.'
Grahame & Josie Maxwell, Clontarf, QLD Prince Regent River Cruise: August 2009
‘This was an absolutely wonderful experience. As good if not better than anything we have ever done.’
Rob & Ronda McBride, Wyoombe WA
‘An excellent concept that has become the highlight of our tour of the Kimberley. Anyone missing ‘Discovery One’ and the opportunity to a real appreciation of what nature has to offer would go away with a job half done. Congratulations!’
Greg Elliot, Wyalkatchem WA
‘Thanks for a fabulous stay. It’s been a really highlight to our four week trip in the top end and Kimberley.’
Leo Kelemanis, Subiaco WA
‘This trip has been the best holiday I have had! It was very pleasant in so many ways. The service, food, scenery, everything. The area is just so remote, so spectacularly beautiful in its own way. The means of exploring it is so smooth and easy.’
Lesley Milross, Gerroa NSW
‘Worth every cent and wouldn’t hesitate to do it again. Wonderful staff and great company.’
Anne Ewart, Blackall’s Park NSW
‘This trip was magical to say the least! Memories to last forever. The relaxed atmosphere made the whole experience fantastic. Well worth the money!’
Brian Hughes, travelling Australia
‘Probably the highlight of our five week Kimberley trip.’
Anita Clayton, Burswood WA
'We all had a great time – very relaxing and very thrilling (boat through the Horizontal Waterfalls). The service from the staff was fantastic.’
Julie & Les Finch
‘A truly satisfying experience. Beautiful climate, good company, exceptional service, friendly crew and magnificent scenery.’
J & J Graham, WA
‘An experience never to forget.’
Angus & Lexie MacLeod, Acton Park, TAS
‘The best trip we have ever had. Would like to do it all over again!’
Mal Nuss, Elanora Heights NSW
‘Staff and facilities were great. The highlight of our holiday in the Kimberley’s.’
Mary & Ken Marwood, Echuca VIC
‘One of the best tour ever!!’
Bob & Gerrie Versteega, Wangaratta VIC
‘A truly awesome experience. Well worth the money and all crew were excellent. Would do it again anytime!!’
Brett & Maria Tracey, Mt Eliza VIC
‘One of the best experiences we both have ever had. What a beautiful part of the country.’
Peter & Janelle Kemp, Minyama QLD
‘One of the best things we’ve done on our trip so far. Good value for money, we really enjoyed everything.’
Holly & Nathan Cameron, Singleton NSW
‘Once again, cannot express the enjoyment I have had on this trip.’
John Bishop, Bundaberg QLD
‘Words won’t do justice to what we as a group have experienced. Thank you.’
Tony Francis, Derby WA
‘The crew try their hardest to make every phase of this adventure unforgettable. Thank you very much.’
Terry Kirby, Mt Pleasant SA
“Compulsory’ adventure for all Kimberley residents and visitors alike.’
Jim McAtee, Derby WA
‘Would have to be a world class experience within reach (money-wise) of the ordinary tourist.’
Mrs Ashbolt, Gooseberry Hill WA