Book your Horizontal Falls tours from Broome and Derby

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Book your Horizontal Falls tours from Broome and Derby

It’s bucket-list stuff and if you’re after an action-packed adventure with a wow factor that’s off the scale, have a look at our exciting options for memorable Horizontal Falls tours, including the Horizontal Falls Half Day (5H) and Full Day (1D) tours and Horizontal Falls Tours from Derby.

It is a good idea to book ahead as the Horizontal Falls tours are very popular.

The Broome Visitor Centre can assist with your booking or you can make a booking online and the BVC staff will follow up to arrange your marine park access fees (these are not included in the tour pricing).

------ HALF DAY TOURS ------

5H Broome to Horizontal Falls Half Day (these tours depart from Broome)
Morning or Afternoon options

Duration: 5-6 hours, 4 experiences, 1 meal)

Scenic seaplane flights. Heart-pumping fast boat rides through the breath-taking Horizontal Falls. The views are jaw-dropping. The experience is priceless. The Broome to Horizontal Falls half-day tour with the choice of a morning or afternoon departure lets you experience the incredible Horizontal Falls and the pristine beauty of the Kimberley at a time that suits you. Enjoy low level flying over the amazing islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago and Cape Leveque before your seaplane lands safely in the calm waters of Talbot Bay right near the Horizontal Falls.

Then enjoy a thrilling ride on the fastest boat in the Kimberley through the waterfalls, followed by a laid-back island cruise. Return to our luxury houseboat for a freshly prepared meal.

Return to Broome on the seaplane to complete your memorable Horizontal Falls seaplane adventure.

Our half-day tours from Broome give you the flexibility to experience the amazing spectacle of the Horizontal Falls and the beautiful Kimberley on your terms. The tour duration is six hours but you’ll get a lifetime of memories!

  • Departures in the morning or afternoon.
  • A courtesy bus will collect you from your accommodation *residential or Airbnb pickups are unavailable.
  • Climb aboard our 14 seat turbo prop jet seaplane at Broome airport.
  • Be amazed at how spectacular the views are when you fly at a lower level.
  • Enjoy an exhilarating water landing in Talbot Bay.
  • Trust your experienced skipper to guide your fast boat on an incredible thrill ride through the Horizontal Falls.
  • Sit back and relax as you cruise through spectacular untouched bays and creeks.
  • Swim in the clear warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the safety of our marine viewing enclosure. Get up close to the local marine life while your guide points out the many species of fish and inquisitive sharks (snorkelling gear provided).
  • Enjoy a cooked breakfast or lunch of fresh barramundi on the BBQ lunch on board our luxury houseboat.
  • Cameras at the ready as you take off from Talbot Bay on the return leg of your Broome day tour.
  • Gasp at the breath-taking beauty as you fly low across the Buccaneer Archipelago, Cape Leveque, Lombadina, Beagle Bay, Willie Creek Pearl Farm, Cable Beach and Broome township prior to landing.
  • Return to your accommodation on our Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures' courtesy bus.

MORNING TOUR (including breakfast)
5.30am pick-up returning around 11.15am.

AFTERNOON TOUR (including lunch)
11.30am pick-up and returning around 17.15pm

*Tours do not operate on neap tide dates. Times may change and will be advised closer to tour date on booking.

Tour Name: 5H Broome to Horizontal Falls Half Day Adventure Morning Tour
or 5H Broome to Horizontal Falls Half Day Adventure Afternoon Tour



1D Derby to Horizontal Falls Half Day Adventure (this tour departs from Derby)

Duration: 5-6 hours, 4 experiences, 1 meal
This half day tour from Derby is perfect for the time-savvy traveller. It’s six hours of pure amazement.

Experience the incredible Horizontal Falls and pristine beauty of the Kimberley with our extended half-day tour. Appreciate extra time on the water to discover this remarkable natural wonder. Take in the views of Derby’s tidal flats, King Sound, Cone Bay and the “Graveyard” during your scenic seaplane flight that includes an exhilarating landing in the calm waters of Talbot Bay. Your tour continues with a thrilling boat ride through the Horizontal Waterfalls, plus a relaxed island cruise followed by the shark show and swim in our marine viewing enclosure.

  • Round-trip scenic seaplane flight from Derby at 8.30am.
  • An exhilarating ride through the Horizontal Falls on one of the fastest boats in the Kimberley.
  • Cruise through the spectacular bays and untouched creek systems of Talbot Bay.
  • Enjoy a gourmet lunch of locally sourced Barramundi on board our luxury Houseboat.
  • Swim or snorkel in our marine viewing enclosure.
  • Coach transfers to and from your accommodation.
  • Your comfort and safety are our priority, and our experienced pilots, skippers and local tour guides make sure you love every second.

*Excludes neap tides

Look for the tour name: 1D Derby to Horizontal Falls Half Day Adventure



------ FULL DAY TOURS ------

1D Horizontal Falls & Dampier Peninsula Drive/Fly Tour ex Broome
and
1D Horizontal Falls & Dampier Peninsula Fly/Drive Tour ex Broome

The only Horizontal Falls tour where you soar in a seaplane, cruise in a fast boast and trek across the Kimberley in a 4WD discovering its natural wonders. Fly over the amazing islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago, just one small part of your adventure learning about the Kimberley’s rich Indigenous culture, land, and community at Ardyaloon Aquaculture Hatchery and Australia’s oldest pearl farm in Cygnet Bay.

Duration:
10 hours, 6 experiences, 2 meals

An all-day adventure, off the beaten track and into traditional lands Experience the powerful tides and whirlpools of the Horizontal Falls via fast boat and discover the highlights of the Dampier Peninsula. Climb aboard our luxury 4WD for a trek through unique Kimberley landscape before visiting Cygnet Bay for a fascinating tour of Australia’s oldest pearl farm, Ardyaloon Aboriginal Community and their Aquaculture Hatchery and a brief stop at the famous Shell Church located in Beagle Bay Aboriginal community (subject to public access based on Government and local community Covid-19 restrictions). Two delicious meals include a hot breakfast and lunch of locally sourced barramundi served in either of the spectacular settings of Cygnet Bay or on our luxury houseboat at the Horizontal Falls.

Sections of the 4WD trip may be bumpy as some of the roads are unsealed.

  • Luxury seaplane flight from Broome to The Horizontal Falls
  • An exhilarating ride through the Horizontal Falls on one of fastest boats in the Kimberly
  • Cruise through the spectacular bays and untouched creek systems of Talbot Bay
  • A cooked breakfast, locally sourced Barramundi lunch, and morning or afternoon tea
  • Swim or snorkel in our marine viewing enclosure
  • 4WD tour includes Beagle Bay church and its amazing shell alter, Ardyaloon Aquaculture Hatchery and a tour of Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm
  • Acquire locally crafted souvenirs (optional)
  • Coach transfer to and from Broome accommodation
  • At booking, specify your preference to fly in the morning or afternoon based on availability. The same inclusions, meals, and activities are provided.
  • Your comfort and safety are our priority, and our experienced pilots, skippers and local tour guides make sure you love every second.

*Excludes neap tides

Look for the tour name: 1D Horizontal Falls & Dampier Peninsula Drive/Fly Tour ex Broome
or 1D Horizontal Falls & Dampier Peninsula Fly/Drive Tour ex Broome




------ OVERNIGHT TOURS EX DERBY------

2D Soar Cruise and Overnight Stay (this tour departs from Derby)

Our Horizontal Falls Derby Overnight tour is our most popular. Adventure and indulgence. It's the complete package.
Duration: 18 hours, 4 experiences, 2 meals


From dramatic red cliffs and mighty waterfalls to lush rainforests and beautiful turquoise seas, experience the world-renowned Kimberley with Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures most popular tour. This overnight tour captures the marvel of the Horizontal Falls ocean phenomenon, and the tranquility of its surrounding untouched bays and creeks.

Excitement, wonder, and peace in one overnight stay

Depart from Derby and take a thrilling low-level seaplane flight straight to the heart of Horizontal Falls where our fast boat takes you on an exciting ride through the gorges before spending the remainder of your day cruising the turquoise calm of Talbot Bay.

Swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear water before being welcomed on board our luxury houseboat for an indulgent evening. Enjoy sunset drinks on the deck paired with a dinner of local Barramundi as you stargaze the night sky, nightcap in hand.

Retreat to your private air-conditioned cabin for a restful night and awake to a freshly cooked breakfast as you prepare for the return journey to Derby.

Afternoon departure:

  • Return scenic flights in our 14-seat seaplane from Derby to the Horizontal Falls.
  • Fast boat thrill ride through The Horizontal Falls, plus an extra trip through the Falls in the morning before your departure.
  • A relaxing cruise through the spectacular creek system followed by sunset appetisers and drinks (BYO).
  • Swim or snorkel in our marine viewing enclosure.
  • Locally sourced Barramundi dinner and cooked breakfast prior to departure.
  • Coach transfer to and from your Derby accommodation.
  • Overnight accommodation in an air-conditioned cabin on board the award-winning Horizontal Hotel.
  • Your comfort and safety are our priority, and our experienced pilots, skippers and local tour guides make sure you love every second.

*Excludes neap tides

Look for the tour name: 2D Soar Cruise and Overnight Stay


1D Ultimate Horizontal Falls Luxury Stay (this tour departs from Derby)

See the natural landscape change as the sun rises and sets
Duration: 24 hours, 5 experiences, 3 meals


The Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures 24-hour tour is your only chance to marvel at the changing directional tides of this sideways waterfall.
Our most luxurious, newly refit vessel, Jetwave Pearl, offers an exclusive base for a maximum of 16 guests. Enjoy 24 hours of pure excitement with helicopter flights, numerous fast boat rides, a guided fishing charter and a relaxing cruise through the crystal blue waters of Talbot Bay and the ancient rock formations of Cyclone Creek. Cap off the day with our resident shark show and a cooling swim in the marine viewing enclosure. Savor sunset drinks and appetisers on the rooftop lounge or spacious decks before you dine on the catch of the day and quality local produce.

  • Return flights in our 14-seat seaplane from Derby to Horizontal Falls.
  • Numerous fast boat rides through the Horizontal Falls taking in both the incoming and outgoing tide and a relaxing cruise through the spectacular creek system followed by sunset. appetisers and drinks (BYO).
  • Exhilarating helicopter scenic flight.
  • Guided fishing tour with opportunity to catch prized local species.
  • Swim or snorkel in our marine viewing enclosure.
  • Gourmet meals featuring local produce prepared by a dedicated on board chef.
  • Coach transfers to and from Derby accommodation.
  • Bespoke furnishings in an air-conditioned, ensuited cabin on board the newly refit Jetwave Pearl.
  • Your comfort and safety are our priority, and our experienced pilots, skippers and local tour guides make sure you love every second.

*Excludes neap tides

Look for the tour name: 1D Ultimate Horizontal Falls Luxury Stay


Please note:
MARINE PARK FEES WILL BE ADDED ONTO THE COST OF TOUR BOOK­ING AND WILL NEED TO BE PAID SEP­A­RATE­LY ONCE BOOK­ING IS CONFIRMED


NEAP TIDES 2022

Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures will not be operating on the following dates in 2022:

APRIL

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24th
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MAY

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JUNE

8th
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JULY

8th
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AUGUST

7th
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21st
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SEPTEMBER

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OCTOBER

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NOVEMBER

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