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Address: Hangar 14 Gus Winckel Road | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9192 1172
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Description: The Horizontal Falls are a fast-moving tidal flow through two narrow...
The Horizontal Falls are a fast-moving tidal flow through two narrow, closely aligned gorges of the McLarty Range, located in Talbot Bay. The direction of the flow reverses with each change of tide. As tides in the Kimberley can reach 10 metres, a peak tide gives rise to a significant difference in the sea level on either side of each gorge. Travelling by land, air and sea - Horizontal Falls offers full and half day tours to experience this natural phenomenon.
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"Experience natural beauty with the best"

Firstly, it's expensive but well worth it, AU$845. It's a day you will remember forever. There were some people aged 77 in our group, there were some stairs but otherwise it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Firstly, it's expensive but well worth it, AU$845. It's a day you will remember forever. There were some people aged 77 in our group, there were some stairs but otherwise it is not a high fitness adventure. We were picked up by a 4 wheel drive bus at 5.30am before sunrise, so we got to see a beautiful sunrise in... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The trip was very good from start to finish. Beagle bay church, breakfast at Cape Leveque, a walk or paddle on west beach, fun at the hatchery, then the seaplane flight to the horizontal falls. Saw Bluegrey carpetsharks being fed. Had a lovely lunch on board the houseboat, then had a fast ride in a speed boat, through the falls.... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We did the overnighter out of Derby. Picked up by bus from our accommodation early afternoon. Flight just under an hour landing in Talbot Bay. Several passes through the falls in big powerful boats. (Check the tides before you make your booking.) Stayed in the "Barra Shack". Nice meal with BYO drinks. More touring on the water in the morning,... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Just an amazing experience! Organised, exciting, adventurous, informative and fun - what more could you want? Friends advised us to choose the overnight Horizontal Falls tour option from Derby. We were travelling in a camper van and provision is made to safely leave vehicles in a resort car park while we overnighted on the houseboat in Talbot Bay. As a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

There are a few variations offered we chose the full day trip from Broome being picked up from our accommodation at 5.30am by 4WD Tour Bus.Stop at Beagle Bay Settlement and Historic Church. Breakfast at Cape Leveque . Flying from One Arm Point to the Impressive set up on Talbot Bay. BBQ fish lunch followed by trip to falls. The... More 

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your awesome review. We're so pleased you could join us for an exciting day out at the Falls, and we hope you loved every minute of your Kimberley adventure! So stoked to know that enjoyed meeting the team and we hope you left with some fantastic memories from your... More 

Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Having very high expectations for this 'big ticket' item on our travels, we were not disappointed. Everything from the seaplane flight, two runs through the falls in the powerboats, staying overnight on the houseboat and the dinner and breakfast, were well organised and great fun. Expensive but well worth the experience of seeing nature at its finest.

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi, So happy to hear that you had an amazing experience exploring the Kimberley region with us! We're thrilled to know that your tour did not fall short of expectation, and we hope that you had heaps of fun from beginning to end! We hope you loved the incredible sights and sounds of this place we call home, and that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a fabulous spot in Australia. We have saved for this experience for a few years now. We booked the full day trip from Broome, 4WD to Cape Levesque, breakfast, lunch etc then fly to the falls. We were picked up at 5.20am all excited taken straight to the airport to find out our trip had been reversed without notice?... More 

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Rod and Eve, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with us, we really appreciate your feedback and comments. We’re thrilled to hear that you had an amazing experience and absolutely loved exploring the Kimberley region with us on your birthday. We have discussed your concerns regarding our team, and will ensure that seating... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Although it initially looks expensive what you get is value for money. The falls are truly something worth seeing and you do not just get to traverse them once. I lost count.

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for coming out to join us at the Falls! So happy to hear that you had an absolutely incredible time, and loved the whole experience. It looks like you were able to take some awesome photos on your tour, and we hope that the Kimberley region exceeded your expectations. It really is one of the... More 

Cable Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We ran out of superlatives yesterday during our Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventure. What a professional set up! The itinerary had to be reversed because of the tides so we left Broome in the seaplane to travel to Talbot Bay. Excellent pilot and a very smooth journey with a very terrific landing on the water at our destination. All the staff... More 

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Linda, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your review, it's amazing to read! We're so happy you enjoyed yourself, and hopefully you loved every minute of your Kimberley adventure. It was an absolute pleasure to introduce you to some of the most incredible parts of Australia's North West, and we can't wait to see you back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Omg we had an amazing day every thing ran Like clock work all the staff looked like they love what they were doing and we were their may priority well worth the cost something off our bucket list thank you !!!

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HorizontalFalls, Manager at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Kayelene, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your review with us. We're so pleased you could join us for an adventure out at the Falls, and we're so happy to know that you had an amazing experience! You're not wrong there, we are all very passionate about the Kimberley region and love what we do.... More 

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