Travel Blogs from Broome, Australia

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Routine, Broome, Australia travel blog

Routine

A travel blog entry by fra_roz

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... . Divided in 4 parts, the Japanese section is the most visited and is said to be the largest Japanese cemetery in Australia. It's the resting place of almost a thousand divers who lost their lives working in the pearling industry. Many more lives were ...

Day 40 - Camels in the nude, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 40 - Camels in the nude

A travel blog entry by kazbradtijack

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... as it was our last night, although we were already talking like we weren’t going anywhere.  Gayle is a ranger in Broome and regularly patrols the beach.  We were telling here about the nude men just walking around openly in front of the ...

Day 27- Willie Creek Pearls, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 27- Willie Creek Pearls

A travel blog entry by queenbess

... us 3 necklaces worth about $1200 to $39000.  We drove back on the track, and there had been quite a bit of rain in Broome, and our seats and everything else outside the tent was soaked.  It was still really hot, so we decided, the only ...

600 km drive, Port Smith , Australia travel blog

600 km drive

A travel blog entry by ccaraian

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Up early to drive over 600 kms to Port Smith Caravan Park about 120 kms before Broome. Took a walk to the mangroves but couldn't see the sea. Slept in a room in what looked like a shipping container, with only A/C, a fridge and a bed ...

Hells Crack to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Hells Crack to Broome

A travel blog entry by dahmsmob

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... for all excl. Parsley we hit the road by 7.30am for Hells Crack, and after a quick hello to the work mates boot scooted to Broome, arriving at 5.15pm just before sunset. Mac as for din-dins followed by an early night (and a dog on notice), meant we all ...

Road trip, Broome, Australia travel blog

Road trip

A travel blog entry by ruthiek

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... with a 4WD. Cape Leveque is the northernmost tip of the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Cape Leveque is 240 km north of Broome. We also stopped at One Arm Point very briefly. We camped at Quondong Point near the beach and ...

Waiting for Shitbox Rally, Broome, Australia travel blog

Waiting for Shitbox Rally

A travel blog entry by georgiandpaul

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... more of the dreaded school work. A gander at some statues remembering Broome's multicultural past reminded us that Broome was the only place in Australia (so they say) to avoid the White Australia Policy from 1901, as they desperately needed Japanese and ...

Its Holidays again, Broome, Australia travel blog

Its Holidays again

A travel blog entry by petermaryanne

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Day 57 M 11/7 Broome Up early today, we were joined by Milly for coffee, I have written up my diary but yet to update on the computer. Plans for today include shopping to replace supplies, pick up a lid for the WAECO as the old one has buckled badly, look ...

There's a gecko in our campervan!, Broome, Australia travel blog

There's a gecko in our campervan!

A travel blog entry by peterandmax

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As we're now almost halfway through our time in the land of Oz, and have just a month left of living in a campervan, now seems like an appropriate time to take a moment to consider the trials and tribulations of our current way of living (it only seems ...

Vroom Vroom to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Vroom Vroom to Broome

A travel blog entry by pskuse

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... we've been here is to come up with an alchohol free day. Guess we'll just have to keep trying. Mmmmm perhaps not! We reckon Broome will definitely be a place we will come back to again. Many stay here for months at a time and we can see absolutely nothing ...

Fish,we're coming to get you., Broome, Australia travel blog

Fish,we're coming to get you.

A travel blog entry by peterjann

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... ,000 acres upon which they run about 8000 cattle which are all export orientated Brahman breed. The cattle are live exported through Broome for ports unknown but probably mostly Asia as we do not eat these breeds of cattle apparently. Anyway after a busy ...

DAY 90 - 165km - Willare to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

DAY 90 - 165km - Willare to Broome

A travel blog entry by ben.croft

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Last day of Stage 3... We arose early as usual and set off for Broome with overcast skies. Damn! Bloody garmin bike computer decided to go belly up on me, refuse to display any stats and make some terminal beep sounds which announced its death knell. Not ...

Back to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Back to Broome

A travel blog entry by mcds4

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... spoilt by our time up the Ardi, where we had seen many staircase effects of stars/planets on the ocean. But this visit to Broome was really for business. A lot of time was spent in certain shops and on computers, but the results were less than ...

Road To Nowhere, Broome, Australia travel blog

Road To Nowhere

A travel blog entry by kathystravels

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... to join the rest of the group on my Western Exposure 10 day trip from Perth up the west coast to Broome. Having never travelled to Western Australia before, and having heard good things about Monkey Mia, Coral Bay and Broome, I was looking forward to the ...

Whale spotting cruise, Broome, Australia travel blog

Whale spotting cruise

A travel blog entry by c-in-oz

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We spent this day with Jim & Judy, taking in some of the sights around Broome, visiting the information centre, pearl shop, weekend markets and Cable Beach. The four of us spent the afternoon on a whale watching cruise. We were told that the cruise ...

Broome Getaway, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome Getaway

A travel blog entry by bomandlouisa

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We spent the last two nights in Broome. We had to stay 30km out because there was nowhere in Broome that allows dogs. I had a cold for the first day so after a quick shop in town we spent the rest of the afternoon sleeping. The next day we drove into ...

Check out Broome but missed the nudie beach..drat!, Broome, Australia travel blog

Check out Broome but missed the nudie beach..drat!

A travel blog entry by gcmarchingo

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Explore Broome day. The sea is the most magnificent milky blue to azure. Wandered around the old Broome town shopping area's. There are 15,000 people in the town and several outer shopping centres, Woolies, Target, Coles as usual. Walked out on the Wharf ...

Broome at last, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome at last

A travel blog entry by maggiepa12

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... even have crab races!! .  Also Derby is the closest town to the Buccaneer Archipelago and has the highest tides in Australia.  The Horizontal Falls in Talbot Bay are due to rapid tidal movements , with whilrpools and standing waves. There ...

Barn Hill Station Stay, Barn Hill Station, Australia travel blog

Barn Hill Station Stay

A travel blog entry by ian-tracey

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Leaving Broome about 9.30am we finally start to head south.  Not sure where we were going to end up, we turned off the highway (due to recommendations) to Barn Hill Station Stay, 95km North of Sandfire Roadhouse.  Boy were there some ...

the Pearl Capital of WA, Broome, Australia travel blog

the Pearl Capital of WA

A travel blog entry by jenny_albie

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... Broome to work on the luggers or the shore based activities supporting the harvesting of oysters from the waters around Broome. They were specialist divers and, despite being considered enemies, became an indispensable part of the industry until World ...

Eighty Mile Beach, Broome,  Australia travel blog

Eighty Mile Beach

A travel blog entry by mpeacock

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Well our first day here and we are relaxed already. It's a sunny warm 28 degrees just perfect for the 8 km walk we have done, and it's only 2 pm! Collected a few nice shells. I think all the caravan residences were down the beach fishing, it seemed like ...

Drivin, Broome, Australia travel blog

Drivin

A travel blog entry by gonnaeatfish

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By Kate Today we left 80 Mile beach to go to Broome. It was fun. On the way we saw twin brahmans (cattle). Lots of birds. (The first loaded road train of cattle.) Then we set up. Then we went and saw the sunset on Cable Beach. Then we had dinner (Divers ...

Luggers and Zeros (by Lyndon), Broome, Australia travel blog

Luggers and Zeros (by Lyndon)

A travel blog entry by thefab4

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... A typical diver’s day started at 8am and continued until dark. A lot of time to be spending at great depth. Japanese Zeros attacked Broome during the Second World War and this was also a large part of the museum. There was a number of sea planes in ...

Boabs, Boat trips and Bungle Bungles....., Broome to Darwin, Australia travel blog

Boabs, Boat trips and Bungle Bungles.....

A travel blog entry by jegibbs

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... odd kilometres we covered  cost us a mere $300 in diesel  however so we were very pleased about that. Broome is a great destination – the sunsets amazing and the Windmill Lodge an awesome B&B  I would recommend to anyone.  ...

Kununurra to Halls Creek to free camp to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Kununurra to Halls Creek to free camp to Broome

A travel blog entry by gazkaf

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... and solitude. The office staff were fantastic and the pool was huge and even had a waterfall. We spent three glorious days in Broome, relaxing, swimming, walking and reading. We were so relaxed, we forgot to take lots of photos, sorry. On one visit to ...

Broome Races, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome Races

A travel blog entry by jamesgreenwood

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... was a German I met on the tour of the Bungles. We gave her and her friend a lift and they offered to take me to the Broome races. This got me jumping with joy, I have never been to horse races and it sounded fun, although my dad goes to the Melbourne Cup ...

Broome and Kimberley, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome and Kimberley

A travel blog entry by lbergin

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... for Oz will be a bit shorter as I'm playing catch up here as haven't been on the email much since I arrived. I flew up to Broome on July 15th to start my tour of the Kimberley region 2 days later, due to arrive in Darwin overland after 12 days on the ...

Darwin to Broome Tour - 11 day, Broome, Australia travel blog

Darwin to Broome Tour - 11 day

A travel blog entry by stubbs

Tour 11 days to ...

Cable Beach Caravan Park, Cable Beach, Australia travel blog

Cable Beach Caravan Park

A travel blog entry by dtpearce

We headed out from 80 mile beach without a booking at a caravan park in Broome.  We were 'winging' it. Luckily for us there was room at Cable Beach Caravan Park.  This park is enormous and has over 500 sites.  We scored a site just opposite ...

Cable Beach Caravan Park, Cable Beach, Australia travel blog

Cable Beach Caravan Park

A travel blog entry by dtpearce

Just a shopping day today. A little bit of planning and also some cleaning up. We are trying to work out where we're going to put all the food for our Gibb River Road trip.  We are planning on being in the Kimberley for about a month.  We'll ...

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