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Cape LevequeRemote and pristine beaches, red Kimberley rock meeting the turquoise Indian Ocean, and rich indigenous culture and heritage, all combine to make Cape Leveque one of Australia’s timeless pieces of paradise.
Cape Leveque invites you on a spiritual journey to see some of the Kimberley's most stunning coastal wilderness through the eyes of the Indigenous people who welcome you to their country. Venture a little further north by air and be rewarded with a bird's eye view of the horizontal waterfalls in Talbot Bay. Located on the tip of the Dampier Peninsular, the road to Cape Leveque is all part of the adventure, following the four-wheel-drive track or joining a guided tour for the three and a half-hour drive north from Broome (sometimes closed during the green season - November to March). A quicker scenic route is available by air aboard a full or half-day tour departing from Broome or Derby. Against a striking backdrop of pindan cliffs, pristine white sands and clear turquoise waters, immerse yourself in one of the oldest surviving cultures in the world, joining the locals for an authentic Indigenous bush tucker tour, tag-along four-wheel drive tour or even a mud crabbing experience. While relaxing in the region's remote wilderness camps you'll be tempted by many more opportunities to enrich the mind. Hop aboard a scenic flight to take in the exclusive spectacle of the Horizontal Waterfalls at Talbot Bay - created by some of the largest tidal forces on the planet - and the 1,000 plus island paradise of the remote Buccaneer Archipelago. Snorkel the reef, visit one of the world's largest populations of humpback whales (June to October), join a bushwalking tour, or let a local fishing charter give you a taste of world-class game fishing - putting you within casting distance of mackerel, tuna, cobia and sailfish. Your accommodation options range from camping to glamping, with basic campsites and beach shacks at the budget end, to fully-equipped safari tents overlooking the sea. If you're travelling by road, stop at Beagle Bay to visit the Nyul Nyul people who've lived in harmony with this pristine environment for thousands of years. Step inside their Sacred Heart Church and view the alter they made entirely of the mother of pearl shell.
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Stay in wilderness camp Kooljaman
Kooljaman at Cape Leveque is a unique wilderness camp which is surrounded by a diversity of natural wonders. The amazing wildlife, the vast array of marine life and the stunning coastline make this a truly unique experience. Kooljaman at Cape Leveque offers a diverse range of nature-based activities and tours. Guests can enjoy snorkelling with a beautiful array of tropical fish life, swimming in crystal clear blue waters, fishing, photography, beachcombing for unique shells, mud crabbing, learning about bush tucker, scenic flights over the Buccaneer Archipelago, charter boat trips, whale watching, bird spotting or the most popular activity of all – doing nothing but soaking up the sheer tranquillity and beauty of the surrounds.
See the region by air
As the longest established aviation company in the Kimberley, and boasting an enviable record for safety excellence, Broome Aviation is your ideal travelling partner in this spectacular region. With Broome's largest aircraft fleet, they can offer more scenic tour options for you to marvel at the Kimberley's many natural wonders. Their pilots possess a great deal of knowledge of the region's many attractions and they will share insights into the landscapes and waterways that will unfold below. Broome Aviation offers a choice of flights that may take you over the splendour of uninhabited islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago or the great expanse of the Prince Regent River or to numerous magnificent gorges. Fly over the Bungle Bungle Ranges or land and tour by four-wheel drive. Visit Mt Hart station and over a cup of tea be regaled by stories of the outback. The options are limitless. Broome Aviation also makes the promise, if the extensive range of tours does not meet your requirements, within the range of the aircraft, they will tailor a tour to suit your personal needs.
Jump onboard Kimberley Cruises
Cruise the Kimberley in style. Their Kimberley Cruises offer a unique itinerary, with small enough cruise vessels and passenger numbers to offer flexibility. With a personal family feel, Kimberley Expedition’s focus on value for money for their travellers. There is no better time than now to cruise the Kimberley. Come onboard their 38-metre expedition vessel MV Reef Prince and find yourself cruising through towering gorges and tributaries, zipping ‘down river’ in Regent the excursion tender and enjoy waterfalls such as King Cascade or King George Falls. Kimberley Expeditions offers affordable Kimberley Cruises with a proven history of quality customer service. See their range of available cruises throughout the Kimberley region, departing Darwin and Broome, as well various other expeditions full of breathtaking sights!
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