Mike and Susan Cusack in 1987.

Free Kimberley Cruising talks with Mike Cusack

  • February 14, 2017

Hear first-hand the stories of Australian Geographic's original 'Wilderness Couple'.

AURORA EXPEDITIONS IS inviting travellers to a series of free Kimberley Cruising talks hosted by the company's Kimberley Expedition Leader, adventurer Mike Cusack, one half of Australia Geographic's famed 'Wilderness Couple'. 

This year marks 30 years since Mike and his wife Susan set up camp in the Kimberley, experiencing 12 months of challenges and triumphs during their momentous 'Year in the Wilderness' – an ambitious project sponsored by Australian adventurer Dick Smith.

Mitchell Falls

Mitchell Falls. (Image: Andrew Halsall)

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear about Mike and Susan's inspiring story, how they set up camp at Kunmunya's abandoned Presbyterian mission and the challenges and triumphs they faced during their year in the Kimberley outback. 

Mike will also talk through a typical day on a Kimberley cruise and the experiences and places you could discover on one of Aurora Expeditions' small ship voyages. There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask questions and speak with Mike throughout the evening. 

Event details are listed below:


When: Monday, 27 Feburary 2017

Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm

Where: Surry Hills Community Centre, 405 Crown St, Surry Hills, Sydney 


When: Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm

Where: George Williams Hotel, 317-325 George St, Brisbane City


When: Thursday, 16 March 2017

Time: 6:15pm - 7:30pm

Where: Telstra Conference Centre, Room 1, 1/242 Exhibition St, Melbourne  

The Kimberley Information Evenings are free, however spaces are limited and registrations required. To secure your place, visit www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/events to register or call 1300 061 490.

For more information on Aurora Expeditions 2017 Kimberley Coast voyages in partnership with Australian Geographic visit http://www.auroraexpeditions.com.au/destination/kimberley-cruises