Travel Blogs from Broome, Australia

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Willie Creek Pearl Farm, Broome, Australia travel blog

Willie Creek Pearl Farm

A travel blog entry by beneches

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The reason I have stayed in Broome is because I managed to secure a job with Willie Creek Pearl Farm as a Tour Guide.  By the time I arrived in Broome I hadn't got a great deal of savings. Although working for Freo Dive had been a lot of fun, I ...

Days 56 to 62 - Broome / Cape Leveque, Broome, Australia travel blog

Days 56 to 62 - Broome / Cape Leveque

A travel blog entry by livmc

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... So we hopped in with them. We went for a camel ride, it was so so bumpy, but it was still fun. We went to the Broome museum, I found out that people who went scuba diving for pearls they had to wear big heavy boots so they could sink. Next we went out ...

Broome - Part 2, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome - Part 2

A travel blog entry by simmsie

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... out of luck. The snubfin dolphin has a beakless round snout, a head shaped like a watermelon and is unique to Northern Australia.  We intend to visit Roebuck Bay again before we leave Broome, maybe we will have better luck then.   ...

Day 30-33 - Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 30-33 - Broome

A travel blog entry by mckenzie5

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... right over the Main Street because the airport is in the middle of town. When we were back at camp, we saw F-18 Super Hornets flying around Broome. That night we went for a camel ride on the beach. I had Ollie on my lap and Ella in front of me and Jas had ...

Making our Way to BROOME, Broome, Australia travel blog

Making our Way to BROOME

A travel blog entry by gailwest

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... truck today, it was like being shot by a bullet , now the screen is cracked and we will have it replaced. Getting our car serviced in Broome on Thursday, going to do a lot of sight seeing and I will fill you in in our next entry, Hope you are all well and ...

Sunset at Cable Beach, Broome, Australia travel blog

Sunset at Cable Beach

A travel blog entry by skc901

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... in front of you and auction off the pearls found (if any).  It was really good! Last night we went to Sun Pictures (Australia's last open air theatre) where we sat in sling back chairs to watch the big screen.  It was a fantastic experience and ...

Cable Beach and more, Broome, Australia travel blog

Cable Beach and more

A travel blog entry by brett_jen

The drive from Derby to Broome was only a couple of hours and it was straight to the engineers to tend to the crack in the main fuel tank.  They fixed it straightaway and we were in and out in an hour. Big relief to have that fixed.  It was then ...

Before Departing, Broome, Australia travel blog

Before Departing

A travel blog entry by jennynbob

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... a change. There is a brewery in town that makes it, however we ran out of time to find it. I believe it's quite pricey! The Broome International airport is right in the centre of town too, so while we were having lunch a few huge aircraft came in to land ...

Off to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Off to Broome

A travel blog entry by pkoens

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It was great that we booked a 10:00am flight so that we could sleep in a bit and get to the airport at our own pace. Had a very uneventful flight which I always appreciate.  We even got a meal which is unheard of in North America! Checked into our ...

The Kimberley - a true paradise, Broome, Australia travel blog

The Kimberley - a true paradise

A travel blog entry by garyjoanne

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... can see why they get tired of "recovering" four wheel drivers who get stuck!  We moved on to Cygnet Bay to see Australia's first operating pearl farm, and the only one open to the public.  As it happened, that night they were having a Harvest ...

Portsmith Lagoon caravan Park, Broome, Australia travel blog

Portsmith Lagoon caravan Park

A travel blog entry by valexten

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Wednesday 20th July.......Today was no so early rise, just needed to pack up and drive about 200 kms to Portsmith. It is 29 kms off the highway of dirt road which wasn't too bad. Booked in for two nights as we wanted to take in the fish & chip night ...

Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome

A travel blog entry by mikwen

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Unlike Derby which doesn't have a town centre or business centre as such, Broome has a very busy town centre with a feel very much like all of the tropical northern holiday towns. Lots of hustle and bustle clothes shops, fishing shops, jewellery shops, ...

We are having a Pearler of a time!, Broome, Australia travel blog

We are having a Pearler of a time!

A travel blog entry by kilbridesblog

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... giving it a go. It is good! The Broome Museum is $5 entry and really interesting. Did you know that when the white Australia policy was introduced they had to put in a clause allowing the foreign pearlers from Japan, China, Indonesia etc to stay? These ...

Auf nach Broome - Fahrtag 2, Broome, Australia travel blog

Auf nach Broome - Fahrtag 2

A travel blog entry by cbieri

Heute sind wir die restlichen 378km bis nach Broome gefahren. Keine besonders interessante Strecke... vielleicht 3 oder 4 Kurven auf die ganze Strecke :-) Bisher sind wir nun seit Perth 4'366km gefahren und noch rund 2'000km (plus minus...) liegen vor uns ...

travel to Broome  217 km, Broome, Australia travel blog

travel to Broome 217 km

A travel blog entry by nsmjtt

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... the way in.    We made our way to Broome which would be home for the next 5 nights.    We arrived at Broome around 11.30am and set up our sites.  Once set up we ventured into town to stock up on supplies and went general ...

Horiztional Falls, Broome, Australia travel blog

Horiztional Falls

A travel blog entry by colsuzadventure

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... and creeks. Experience the thrill of swimming in our huge croc/shark free cage and feeding our friendly fish. Fly direct back to Broome with an aerial view of Cable Beach and Broome Township prior to landing. What an amazing day the four of us had. My ...

Day 21 Manning Gorge - Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 21 Manning Gorge - Broome

A travel blog entry by guyryanmorgan

... After a short stop at the Prison Boab tree, we called the camp site in Broome to see if we could get in early, YES. Off to Broome. We arrived at about 3pm and checked in. Later Chris and the team turned up and we set up camp, Chris decided that we had ...

Day 42 - Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 42 - Broome

A travel blog entry by agold

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Today we started off looking around town and then headed to pearl luggers. At Pearl Luggers we did a tour. We listened to Jock talk about pearling. I learnt about the pearl divers and the clothes they wore while diving. I don't think I'd like to be a ...

DAY 71 – FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER – BROOME, Broome, Australia travel blog

DAY 71 – FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER – BROOME

A travel blog entry by djross

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... beach and was just enough time. Apparently Lachy and I were on Ned Kelly and his claim to fame is that he was in the movie Australia – now if you watch the movie look for the one with no eyelashes and a big droopy mouth and that's him!(Good Luck) ...

Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Broome

A travel blog entry by pat.dunn

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Set off quite early and drove 410kms.  Went to the Broome info place and have booked a whole days tour to Cape  Leveque. After so much campfire food we were both looking forward to some fish and chips, we were recommended to go to the wharf and ...

Katherine to Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Katherine to Broome

A travel blog entry by mervd

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... are spectacular. After Fitzroy Crossing the highway parts from the Kimberleys causing the scenery to deteriorate all the way into Broome. A more scenic route west would have been via The Gibb River Road but 700 kms of corrugations probably wouldn't suit ...

Dampier Peninsula, Broome, Australia travel blog

Dampier Peninsula

A travel blog entry by aylmore

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... surfacing off the western side of the cape and fish jumping out the ocean - but havent seen anyone catching them!!! Now back in Broome again and enjoying the comfort of the caravan.  We are getting sorted to go out on the Gibb River Road.  ...

Day 11-Broome, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 11-Broome

A travel blog entry by caz1947

Several free choices today, but we've elected to do the sunset camel ride on Cable Beach. Thai Pearl restaurant for ...

Day 13-Nares Point & Crocodile Point, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 13-Nares Point & Crocodile Point

A travel blog entry by caz1947

Zodiac safari and beach walk. Swim and enjoy swimming in Crocodile Creek We woke early and ate breakfast on deck. What a heavenly start to our day. Beautiful Aqua sea all around us with the Kimberley cliffs to one side. After breakfast, we boarded the ...

Day 12-Cruise starts, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 12-Cruise starts

A travel blog entry by caz1947

... we toured 3 years ago. No purchases this time! After lunch at the pearl farm, we were taken on an hour drive around Broome before being dropped at the dock to board the ship........WOW, we were impressed from the start. Great crew, friendly captain, and ...

Day 14-Talbot Bay/Horizontal Falls, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 14-Talbot Bay/Horizontal Falls

A travel blog entry by caz1947

We're going on zodiacs to see the falls. We've been waiting a long time to see these so very excited I set the alarm to rise early to see the sunrise while we sailed through The Narrows. A stunning sight. First thing this morning, we all boarded the ...

Day 15-Montgomery Reef & Raft Point, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 15-Montgomery Reef & Raft Point

A travel blog entry by caz1947

Zodiacs again, to maneuver into a channel in the reef as we watch the water cascading down each side. Quite a long trip to the reef in the zodiacs from the ship and what an amazing sight. The biggest reef in the world. some 400 square miles it is ...

Day 16-Hunter River, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 16-Hunter River

A travel blog entry by caz1947

Today our first expedition was a Zodiac foray though the mangroves along the Hunter River. We spent 3 hours on the water, during low tide. We saw many crocodiles and birds. Taking the zodiacs into small offshoots we saw kingfishers, mud skippers, fish ...

Day 17-Vansittart Bay, Broome, Australia travel blog

Day 17-Vansittart Bay

A travel blog entry by caz1947

... side to see a C53 plane crash site. The plane crashed in 1942, the same time the Japenese attacked Darwin and Broome. Very hot, but I joined a photographic tour and took lots of photos...... Surprise, surprise! Wonderful barbecue dinner on deck ...

Stuck and Abandoned..., Broome, Australia travel blog

Stuck and Abandoned...

A travel blog entry by saravdmeer

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I knew from the beginning that there were risks to travelling around Australia in my own car and so far I consider myself quite lucky with only minor issues like a faulty starter motor and a broken exhaust bracket. Now, excited and ready for the next leg ...

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