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Eighty Mile Beach

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Stayed at Eighty Mile Beach Caravan Park right at the beach.
Enjoyed an afternoon stroll looking for shells on the lovely white sand

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Very popular fishing spot with fishermen all along the beach

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Saw a few fish get caught including this black tipped reef shark

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Horizontal Falls Tour

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We headed off by 4WD bus and our first stop was at Beagle Bay.
The church altar was decorated with pearl shells

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Stopped for breakfast at Koolijman Resort at Cape Leveque

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Our 4WD bus at the rocks near the beach at Cape Leveque

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On the beach at Cape Leveque. Very windy morning

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We visited an aboriginal fish hatchery at One Arm Point
near Cape Leveque and saw Nemo and his mates

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Left Cape Leveque for the Horizontal Falls by seaplane
and flew over some of the 1000 islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago

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View of the Horizontal Falls from our plane

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Into the first Horizontal Fall by fast boat

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Approaching the second fall but too dangerous to go through with the tides at that time

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One of the seaplanes arriving at the floating pontoon with some more tourists

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Our base for the day was this floating pontoon

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Fat and healthy Tawny Nurse Sharks come in to be fed each day at the pontoon

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Broome

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Main Street of Broome. Always full of 4WD's

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Cable Beach camel rides at sunset

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Sunset over Cable Beach

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140 million year old dinosaur footprint at Gantheamue Point

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Sunset with the Ken & Debbie on the red rocks at Gantheaume Point

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Lunch and beer tasting at Matso's Brewery

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Red dirt road on the way to lunch at Willie Creek Pearl Farm

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Willie Creek Pearl Farm and restaurant

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Striking turquoise waters at Willie Creek

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Favourite evening pastime at Cable Beach is to park your 4WD on the sand and watch the sunset

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Another gorgeous sunset over Cable Beach

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Derby

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The old prison boab tree at Derby. Was used as a holding cell and is supposedly 1500 years old

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Good coffee and fish n chips spot at the wharf cafe

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Amazing Derby sunset

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The Derby jetty over the tidal mud flats.
Derby has the highest tides in Australia approx 9 - 11 metres

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Mary Pool

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Stopped for the night at Mary Pool free camp along with about 70 other caravans.
Great way to meet other travellers over happy hour drinks and swap stories

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