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Address: East Off Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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US$452.29*
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Half-Day Buccaneer Explorer Air and Land Tour from Broome
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Just stand an watch - take in the beauty

So beautiful- breathtaking both early morning and special if you get to watch the staircase to the moon event.However, be sure to wear insect repellant especially at dusk or you... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Southborolass
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So beautiful- breathtaking both early morning and special if you get to watch the staircase to the moon event.However, be sure to wear insect repellant especially at dusk or you will get eaten alive!!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roebuck Bay presents one of the most watchable, relaxing views you'll find anywhere. I was fortunate over my 5 days in Broome to experience Roebuck Bay under lots of different conditions / times, and I'd highly recommend if you can, that you do the same. Dusk / sunset, Staircase to the Moon, overcast, first thing in the morning on a... More 

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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Great views of the bay best place to see this is the Mangrove Hotel over looks the bay have a drink and a good meal.

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Thank jimgen2016
Moree, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I found that the beach could be anywhere in Austalia during the day but as the sun went down and set over the water it was lovely

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A picturesque tranquil place to visit ... watch the sunset whilst sipping on a refreshing cool drink of your liking ...

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Thank Angie R
Brisbane, Australia
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914 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 394 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I initially dismissed Roebuck Bay as an area to stay in Broome, opting for Cable Beach area instead. However, when I saw how breathtakingly beautiful the bay was and how impossibly blue the water is - I regretted my decision. If anyone was to ask me where to stay in Broome, I would say definitely somewhere that is overlooking Roebuck... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Go on any of the many cruises on offer, but focus on the SNUBFIN DOLPHINS. Only identified as a species in 2005, they are rare but cute as, and frolic around the boat. You will see turtles, sea eagles and other marine birds, the occasional bottlenose dolphin (yawn), flying fish, and see Broome landscape as William Dampier saw it in... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

More shorebirds stop off here on their migration than anywhere else in Australia so it's a great spot to see them and if you combine with the Broome Bird Observatory then you can hire a guide and learn a lot.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great beach for photography, watching the sunset, fossicking amongst the rocks, having a quick dip in the water, fishing, walking, sun bathing or just sightseeing.

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Perth, Australia
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323 reviews
185 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

the bay is very large, the water is lovely to see, the whole region is so calming on a nice day, and no crocodiles seen

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