Tour ID: 10043735
Explore the fascinating township of Broome with your local guide and learn of its torrid past, the pearling industry and modern growth, before a sunset Cable Beach Camel Ride to complete your day.
• Explore the fascinating town of Broome, including Old Broome, Chinatown, Sunset Pictures, a pearl shop, the Japanese Cemetery and Anastasia's Pool.
• Discover Gantheaume Point and its trails of giant dinosaur footprints.
• Savour a tasting of delicious handmade ale and ginger beer at Matso's Brewery.
• Hear amazing stories from your knowledgeable local guide, about the growth of Broome and its seminal pearling industry.
• Enjoy sunset on Cable Beach with an unforgettable camel ride.
With complimentary pick up from your Broome or Cable Beach accommodation, you’ll begin your half-day exploration of Broome at approximately 12:30 pm, with your experienced local guide, who will regale you with fascinating stories of the growth of the town, the pearling industry and the impact of repeated attacks during WWII.
Built on the backs of enforced slavery, Broome has progressed to a popular tourist destination, with a visceral history of hard labour, tropical cyclones and repressed working conditions. Today, Broome celebrates its fusion of different cultures – many of which are Asian inspired – due to the customs that presented in the early days of the pearling industry. You will hear amazing stories about the lively Chinatown district, visit a pearl shop and take in a historical sound show at Sun Pictures – the Guinness World Records listed, oldest operating open-air picture garden in the world.
You will explore Old Broome and its fascinating architecture, including the old Pearling Masters homes. You will learn of the One Day War at Town Beach and savour a complimentary tasting of ginger beer and handmade ale at Matso's Brewery. You will also visit Broome Port and the Japanese Cemetery en route to Gantheaume Point, where you will explore some of the world's largest and most well preserved dinosaur footprints (low-tide only). Learn the story of Anastasia's Pool, before setting off at sunset for an iconic camel ride on famous Cable Beach.
At the end of your exciting Broome experience, you will be dropped off at your accommodation, or you may elect to enjoy dinner or a drink at one of the nearby establishments (approx. 6 pm), to relive your wonderful day.
Experienced Guide, Entry Fees, and 1hr Camel Ride.
12:30 PM Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Broome and Cable Beach
Departs: Daily except Sundays from April to October. Departs Tuesdays and Fridays from November to March.
Departure Time: 12.30pm
Complimentary Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off is available from Broome and Cable Beach accommodation. Please add the name of your accommodation on the booking form when making a booking.
Camera, Hat, Walking shoes, sunscreen, other personal items as required.
Child prices apply to children between the ages of 4 and 12 years inclusive. Kimberley Wild advises against younger children joining our tours as the days can be long, the distances travelled extended and the walks difficult for little legs.
Concession/pensioner rates apply to YHA Members and those holding valid Australian Pension, Seniors and Student Cards. Not applicable to international concession card holders.
We recommend you have an early lunch prior to tour departure.
The Sunset Camel Ride Option is subject to body weight restrictions. Unfortunately if you are over 90kg, the local camel train operators may refuse the camel ride.
Travel in luxury 4WD with air conditioning, reclining seats, personal adjustable air vents, great entertainment systems and walk-in luggage storage! These custom-built vehicles were designed for travel in the Kimberley and offer more leg room than most 4WD — no need to duck your head or tuck your knees in, just sit back and relax!
Broome and Cable Beach
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