Sunday 26th June – Off to the blockade on this beautiful sunny morning to stand strong in country. It seems some people are under the misapprehension that the blockade is just a bunch of tree hugging hippies and a few disgruntled aboriginals but nothing could be further from the truth. The blockade is being run …

Saturday 25th June – DAY 19!! – The blockade continues to stand strong with some great support from people all over the country and even some parts of the world. An interesting and informative article by spokesperson for the “Greens”, Scott Ludlam. The proposed Gas Hub requires a whopping 8-16 gigalitres (1 Gigalitre = 1 billion …

Broome has an astounding wellspring of talented artists, many of whom have been inspired by the people and surroundings of Broome and the Kimberley. For those of you who like to spend some time being enchanted by local contemporary artists, you will love the diversity and outstanding calibre of “Broome Artists” and “Photographers“, for all …

Traveling can be a thirsty past time, especially up here in the tropics where its essential to replace fluids for your health and well being. I have listed a few of Broome’s best places to wet your whistle. Just in case you were interested .. Many years ago in England , pub frequenters had a …

Thursday 16th June – Day 10 .. an incredible achievement of holding up some of the biggest oil and gas multinationals in the world for so long. To read more visit Save The Kimberley’s website. Friday 17th June – John Butler joined the blockade on Thursday night, sleeping in a swag and singing for other …

Saturday 11th June Today about 100 women stood strong for country, effectively blocking off and turning back Woodside workers intent on clearing land. Jubilation mixed with sadness and anger at Woodside and State Governments push to have land cleared in the midst of pristine monsoonal vine thickets that are under consideration for heritage listing with …

Apologies to my readers Unfortunately I do not have the time to maintain, everyday news for Broome and the Kimberley.  From time to time I will post something of particular importance, thanks for understanding!  PS I run this blog for LOVE! Kimberley Traditional Owners reject fracking as part of oil production deal – 20th April, …

Friday 10th June, 2011 Media attention has been drawn to a 3 day blockade of the road to James Price Point, the proposed location of a $30 billion LNG gas processing hub. The proposed site is just 60 km north of Broome in the heart of some of the most spectacular country along the coast. …

Wednesday 8th June, 2011 More than 500 members of prominent Broome families have voiced their disapproval of the State Government’s proposed $30 billion gas hub at James Price Point. As part of Broome’s peaceful NO GAS campaign, family members, young and old were lined up to sign a petition against the development and a letter …

Broome locals say NO GAS! Wednesday 8th June, 2011 More than 500 members of prominent Broome families have voiced their disapproval of the State Government’s proposed $30 billion gas hub at James Price Point. Family members, young and old were lined up to sign a petition against the development and a letter to Federal Environment …

Well I seem to be on a roll lately, last month the Berkley and Drysdale Rivers up near Wyndham and  yesterday I was lucky enough to fly up to Talbot Bay and view some of the most spectacular scenery in the world and then shoot through the horizontal falls in a speedboat. This is the …

Welcome to our Broome and the Kimberley Tours Page. We envisage this page to offer a quick reference for visitors traveling to Broome to showcase what’s on offer. No matter which tour you select, we are sure that your stay in Broome will be “one to remember”.

A photo gallery of unique and stunning Kimberley wildflowers .. capparis umbonata, cleome, gorgeous wild hibiscus and beautiful grevilleas.  Some images kindly supplied by Helen Hamlett. I think many people do not realise the unique and diverse range of wildflowers that bloom in the Kimberley all year round. More wildflower images can be found on …

There are many great places to visit on your way down south from Broome. Whether its for some exceptional fishing, or just to laze on the beach, dont drive past some of these beautiful out of the way places.

I was priveleged to visit the Berkeley, Drysdale and King George River and Vansittart Bay, aboard the beautiful yacht, the Karma IV. The scenery through this area is breathtaking and the sense of ancient timelessness has to be experienced! I have included some stunning waterfalls, rockpools and a huge barramundi.  All the photos in my …

This collection of Broome Photos shows points of interest in Broome, featuring an original Pearl Shell Sorting Shed, Boab Trees, Cable Beach, Bush Sunsets, Gantheaume Point, Broome Sunsets, an old Pearl Diver’s hard hat, Dampier Creek, Willie Creek, Chinatown, Johnny Chi Lane and more ..  Please remember that all images are subject to copyright and …

Buccaneer Archipelago Kimberley WA I just recently got back from one of the most amazing trips of my life.  I was given the opportunity to sail on a magnificent yacht, the Karma IV, from Wyndham  down to the King George River.  The Buccaneer Archipelago is a collection of about 1,000 islands,  with secluded white sandy …

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Broome, A town in which lanes lined with noodle stalls and opium dens, and the slum dwellings of hawkers and prostitutes were more reminiscent of Asia than Australia; and where pearl shell mattered more than human life.  Tales of murder, rape, theft, brutality and treachery are found side by side with courage, honesty, and pioneering …

Dampier Peninsula .. Broome’s best kept secret 4WDriving up the unsealed Cape Leveque Road is a great adventure if you dont mind the corrugations and pot holes because once you arrive, you will be glad you did! The Dampier Peninsula is made up of many small Indigenous communities and many have developed eco tourism ventures. …

Broome, the southern gateway to the Kimberley is more than just a tropical seaside town.  Situated on a 15 km long peninsula, surrounded by turquoise waters, white sand and pindan cliffs, Broome has a rich cultural diversity and charm.  Time has a different meaning here than anywhere else and the “slip into Broome time” signifies …

The Gibb River Road is a former cattle route that stretches almost 660 kilometres through the heart of the Kimberley and winds its way through a breathtaking landscape, filled with beautiful gorges, crystal clear rock pools, magnificent rivers, spectacular ranges, and age old rock formations. There is a rich Aboriginal history with the infamous Jandamarra …