A cruise through the Buccaneer Archipelago, a scenic seaplane flight, a fast boat trip through Horizontal Falls and an Aboriginal cultural experience are all part of a new tourism experience in the Kimberley.
Paradise Point Adventures has partnered with established operator Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures and Aboriginal touring company Jilinya Adventures to offer a pair of new full-day Horizontal Falls tours departing from Cape Leveque and Broome.
Both include a cruise from Aboriginal-owned wilderness camp Kooljaman at Cape Leveque accompanied by a Jilinya Adventures guide, followed by a seaplane flight from Paradise Point to Talbot Bay for the Horizontal Falls experience and a barramundi barbecue lunch.
Paradise Point Adventures co-owner Kristy Bailey said the tours ran for the first time during the most recent Kimberley tourism season, and would officially launch next year.
“It came from the desire to work with the traditional owners,” she explains.
“And with the Cape Leveque road being upgraded over the next few years, there is demand for tourism products there and that will grow.”
The company also offers a full-day Thousand Island Adventure cruise from Cape Leveque through the Buccaneer Archipelago.
It includes a Jilinya guide aboard, who will share Dreamtime stories, provide opportunities to see Wandjina rock art and more.
The Horizontal Falls Tour from Cape Leveque costs $850 an adult ($800 for children under 12), while the departures from Broome are $1050 ($1000 for kids) including return air transfers from Broome.
See paradisepointadventures.com.au or phone 9192 1172.
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