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Address: King Sound Via Derby, Talbot Bay, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Located deep within Talbot Bay in the Buccaneer Archipelago are the...

Located deep within Talbot Bay in the Buccaneer Archipelago are the Horizontal Waterfalls. Massive tidal movements create a waterfall effect as water banks up against one side of the narrow cliff passage, to be repeated again on the turning tide. The twin gaps are part of the McLarty Ranges, which have two ridges running parallel approximately 300 metres apart. The first and most seaward gap is about 20 metres wide and the second, most spectacular, gap is about 10 metres wide. The falls can only be reached by boat or plane

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Gorgeous Gorges Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight and Ground Tour from Broome

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Worth the money to fly up there.

What a great day this was. Left Broome early in the morning, flew up in a Cessna Amphibian. Landed in Talbot Bay and they took us on a cruise up a gorge, while we waited for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great day this was. Left Broome early in the morning, flew up in a Cessna Amphibian. Landed in Talbot Bay and they took us on a cruise up a gorge, while we waited for the tide to rise. Came back to the main boat/pontoon area and they fed us a lovely bacon and egg breaky, with coffee, tea... More 

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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip out to the Horizontal Falls, it really is a beautiful place. Please be sure to leave a review for the Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures for the tour operator. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great trip. Lovely staff, helpful. Could an acknowledgement of honor to indigenous people of the area be included at beginning of trip.it would make such a difference. I want to recommend this trip to all my friends.

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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your trip to the Horizontal Falls. Please be sure to leave a review for the Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures, for the tour operator. More 

Greater Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing adventure and one not to be missed if you are visiting this region. We did the full day trip and I would recommend it to everyone from our early morning pick up to our evening drop off the day was a great adventure. The tasty breakfast, spectacular views from the seaplane, swimming with sharks and adrenalin... More 

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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, the Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago are a truly amazing place. Please be sure to leave a review for the "Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures" for the tour operator. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally awesome trip loved ever minute of the tour. This was on my bucket list staff were outstanding. Went out of their way to make you happy awesome drivers, pilots. If this was the last dollar i'd had this is what I'd spend it. Helen shep

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Derby_Vis_Cen, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a spectacular part of the country and a must see. Please be sure to leave a review for the Horizontal Falls Sea Plane Adventures tour operator. More 

South Hedland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole adventure from start to finish was well executed by super friendly and professional staff! Our complimentary bus transfer delivered our group to the airport and our adventure started with an awesome seaplane flight over stunning countryside. The staff on the houseboat were wonderful and had our schedule running like clockwork. The amenities on the houseboat were comfortable and... More 

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Derby_Vis_Cen, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a spectacular part of the country and a must see. Please be sure to leave a review for the Horizontal Falls Sea Plane Adventures tour operator. More 

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been on my bucket list for a long time and I was not dissapointed. Did the full day tour from Bromme. 4wd bus arrived spot on time and greated by Tom who was very friendly and imformative. Could have skipped the visit to Beagle bay but nice to support a small Aboriginal community. Wonderful breakfast at Cape Laveque.... More 

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Derby_Vis_Cen, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your tour to the Horizontal Falls. The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a true wonder. Please be sure to leave a review for the Horizontal Falls Sea Plane Adventures on trip advisor. More 

Cobram, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning scenery, fabulous sea plane flight, unbelievable ride over the falls & a great lunch. A very well organised, interesting & fun day.

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The Horizontal falls is an amazing way to spend a day. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Horizontal Falls are in the Kimberley, in Western Australia's (WA's) far north. The Horizontal Falls are the result of the Kimberley's exceptional tides, some of the world's biggest. Please be careful if you take a boat trip, my mother fell in an almost drowned.

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Derby_Vis_Cen, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

The Horizontal Falls is an truly amazing and wonderful experience. With the amount of water flowing through this region it can also be very dangerous, please leave a review of the tour operator at Horizontal Falls Sea Plane Adventures trip advisor page. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the morning trip from Derby, if you think cost is high, wait until you see the investment in infrastructure (fantastic planes, boats, pontoons, house boots, staff, etc, etc, ) they have made plus only makes a return in the dry season Very, very professional operation, everything ran like clockwork, lunch was great, was totally blown away by total experience.... More 

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Derby_Vis_Cen, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your tour to the Horizontal Falls, it is an amazing place and something that everyone should experience one way or another. Please be sure to leave a review on the Horizontal Falls Sea Plane Adventures trip advisor site. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The view from above is second to none. It was a small plane and as comfortable as you could be, but you didnt pay attention to that whilst looking down at the pristine view of clear blue, acqua water amongst sandy mountains.

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The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a spectacular part of the country and a must see. Please be sure to leave a review for the tour operator. More 

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