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Welcome

Our pristine waters, wide empty beaches, abundant wildlife, tropical climate and breathtaking colours attract thousands of visitors each year.

There is so much to see and discover, so many unique, ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences. Whether you are a thrill seeker, adventurer, culture vulture, water lover or sun seeker and whatever your budget; the Kimberley Experts at the Broome Visitor Centre can tailor make your perfect holiday itinerary.

If you are looking for the ideal accommodation, the perfect experience, some indigenous artwork or souvenir and, above all, a warm Kimberley welcome; come and see us at the Broome Visitor Centre on Male Oval or call us on 08 9195 2200


Broome

Broome is a unique town, on a peninsula, where one of the world’s last great wildernesses meets the Indian Ocean. Broome’s exotic pearling town past has left a rich history and a unique multi-cultural mix of people.


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Derby

Along with Broome and Kununurra, Derby is one of only three towns in the Kimberley to have a population over 2,000. Located on King Sound, two hours north of Broome, Derby has the highest tides in the southern hemisphere, with the peak differential between low and high tide reaching 11.8 metres.


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Fitzroy Crossing

Fitzroy Crossing is on the Great Northern Highway, 391 kilometres east of Broome and 647 kilometres west of Kununurra. Fitzroy Crossing is one of only two towns along the over 1000 km stretch of highway between Broome and Kununurra. Fitzroy Crossing is a welcoming town and is home to five Indigenous language groups. Art and Aboriginal culture are important here, with several galleries open to tourists to buy locally produced artworks.


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Kununurra

Kununurra is a town in far northern Western Australia located at the eastern extremity of the Kimberley Region approximately 37 kilometres from the border with the Northern Territory. Kununurra is the gateway to the eastern end of the Gibb River Road. It sits on the banks of the Ord River, one of the main waterways of the Kimberley.Some of the area's attractions including the Mitchell Falls, the Bungle Bungles and man-made Lake Argyle. It is home to lakes, rivers, waterfalls and great fishing for Barramundi. Kununurra means meeting of big waters' in the language of local Aboriginal people. One of Kununurra’s most famous landmarks is the Ord River Diversion Dam built in 1963 and controls the flow of irrigation water in the area. The main crops grown in Kununurra are sandalwood, mangoes, chia, citrus and melon.Famous for iconic Kimberley locations like Home Valley Station (from the Australia movie!) and for the stunning pink diamonds of the Argyle Diamond mine, this area is not only beautiful, but interesting. El Questro Wilderness Park is 100kms west of Kununurra and Mirima National Park (or the mini bungles!) is a short drive from town. The Ord Valley Muster and the Gibb Challenge are popular local events.Whenever visitors talk about their time in the Kimberley, this beautiful location always comes up as a favourite place to visit. From amazing flights over the Bungle Bungles, fishing tours, boat rides on Lake Argyle to Indigenous cultural tours - you are sure to find something amazing to experience here.


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Exmouth

Exmouth is a small town in the North West Cape. Always expanding, Exmouth boasts both a beautiful park – the Cape Range National Park – and magnificent beaches. The Ningaloo region (Exmouth, Coral Bay & surrounds) is a haven for those looking for an eco-adventure. The World Heritage listed Ningaloo Reef is a highlight, and the beaches have some of the clearest water - perfect for snorkelling, swimming and discovering the marine life that is in abundance.


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Denham

Denham is a town located near the listed Shark Bay World Heritage area. Part of Western Australia's Coral Coast, named in honour of Captain Henry Mangles Denham of the Royal Navy, who charted Shark Bay in 1858. The 150 km stretch of road linking the highway with Denham is known as World Heritage Drive.This stunning location has beautiful beaches, restaurants, golf course and jetty. The town has a relatively small population, but during tourist season it becomes a hive of activity. Many visit nearby Monkey Mia to see the famous dolphins and natural attractions such as the Hamelin Pool stromatolites, Steep Point, Shell Beach, Dirk Hartog Island and Francoise Peron National Park. The Ocean Park Aquarium will amuse the kids (and big kids too!) or why not do a scenic quad bike tour?


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Kalbarri

Part of Australia's Coral Coast, Kalbarri is right near the mouth of the Murchison River. It is perfect for family holidays. Known for great swimming, water activities, hiking, quad biking, fishing and relaxing there is something to suit any visitor. The holiday vibe hits you as soon as you cruise into the town. With a great climate all year round, you can enjoy the wildflower and humpback whale seasons or visit any time of year. Kalbarri’s exceptional wildflowers are at their best in spring and early summer. The whales migrations is usually from June through to November.With beautiful gorges, stunning pindan cliffs, beaches and the beauty of the peaceful river, the region has so much to offer. The pelican feeding is a must-do.The Kalbarri National Park is home to a phenomenon of geography and geology known as the Z Bend, a walking track, and Nature's Window, a natural rock arch overlooking hundreds of kilometres of Murchison River. This spot is a great for an Instagram shot!


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Karijini

Covering 627,422 hectares just north of the Tropic of Capricorn in the Hamersley Range, Karijini National Park is Western Australia's second largest park.In the park’s north, Oxer Lookout has views of the Weano, Red, Hancock and Joffre gorges. At the edge of Weano Gorge, a trail leads to Handrail Pool. To the east are the red rocks of Dales Gorge and the cascades of Fortescue Falls.The ancient gorges, tunnels and waterways of Karijini are famous for their bushwalking trails, lush vegetation and sheer-sided chasms up to 100 metres deep.You can access the park from Karratha, Tom Price or Newman via sealed and unsealed roads. Qantas provides daily flights to the town of Paraburdoo, just 100 kilometres from Karijini National Park.


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Halls Creek

Situated in the heart of the Kimberley, Halls Creek sits on the northern edge of the Great Sandy Desert and is a gateway to natural attractions including the striking formation of the white quartz China Wall, the orange and black striped domes of the World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle ranges of Purnululu National Park, and the dramatic impression of the Wolfe Creek Crater, formed 300,000 years ago when a meteorite crashed to earth.


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Lake Argyle

Lake Argyle is your first stop in Western Australia when travelling from the Northern Territory and the last major attractions when leaving Western Australia.


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Gibb River Road

A journey along the Gibb River Road four wheel drive route is one of the last true outback adventures. Originally constructed in the 1960s to transport stock from surrounding cattle stations, it stretches some 660km from King Sound in Derby to Wyndham.


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Karratha

Karratha is a city in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, adjoining the port of Dampier. Known as ‘Munjaree’ – or the heart of the West Pilbara Coast it is the ideal base for exploring the natural delights of the area such as Millstream-Chichester National Park, Karijini National Park, Dampier Archipelago, Point Samson Peninsula and the Burrup Peninsula.It was established in 1968 to accommodate the processing and exportation workforce of the Hamersley Iron mining company and, in the 1980s, the petroleum and liquefied natural gas operations of the North West Shelf Venture.Many visitors enjoy the Yaburara Heritage Trail, a 3.5 km, grade 4 walk highlighting the Karratha district’s natural history and cultural heritage and in particular the heritage of the traditional owners of this land, the Ngarluma people, and their neighbours the Yaburara people.


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Purnululu National Park

The Purnululu National Park is home to the Bungle Bungle range. Located 250km west of Kununurra and 108km east of Halls Creek, this amazing place is a sight to see - from the ground and from the air. In 2003 the Bungle Bungles was inscribed a World Heritage area. Twenty million years of weathering have produced the eroded sandstone towers and banded beehive shaped structures of the Bungle Bungle Range. Aboriginal people have been living in the area for over 20,000 years and continue to maintain a strong connection to this ancient landscape. The Bungle Bungles is an experience you will remember...


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Wyndham

The town of Wyndham is located on the Great Northern Highway, just over one thousand kilometres northeast of Broome. Established in 1886, it is a working port and service centre for the East Kimberley. With two hotels, a caravan park and an airport, it is also known as Australia's hottest town (highest year round average temperature).


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Discover the North-West & Coral Coast

Australia's North West covers regions such as the Kimberley, Broome, the Dampier Peninsula and the Pilbara. Covering one million square kilometres, the North West has striking landscapes, billions of years of history, Indigenous culture and outback experiences to remember. After experiencing the best of the North-West, we can guide you south into the Gasgoyne / Coral Coast region. Visit Exmouth, the UNESCO world heritage areas of Shark Bay and the Ningaloo coast (one of the longest near-shore reefs in the world), Denham, Monkey Mia and Kalbarri!