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Roebuck Bay

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Address: East off Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Phone Number: 0891928163
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My family and I stayed in Caravan park and it was very clean .

It was very interesting to watch beach water tides low in mornings and enjoyed to walk along the beach . In afternoon beach water tides was very high and my advice to tourists to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Kerry L
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was very interesting to watch beach water tides low in mornings and enjoyed to walk along the beach . In afternoon beach water tides was very high and my advice to tourists to park cars further in car park instead park on beach . I learnt something about beach water tides for two weeks . We walked along the... More 

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Thank Kerry L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well organised, but it would be great if there was some form of guide or information re the graves as we couldn't read the Japanese.

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Thank Elaine J
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had significant difficulty even booking 2 onsite vans. Helpful lady told us on the phone there were 2 vans available. When we called back to confirm 'Arthur' said there was nothing available. Finally got on to the lady and it was sorted . The general customer service was not good. The vans are very dated and dirty. Not game... More 

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Thank 2maccas
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best place to see staircase to the moon is from the jetty or from the beach in front of the caravan park. 3 days per month during full moon. Get there an hour early as it gets busy. Times available online and from tourist brochures. Nice plave to swim at high tide. Watch for turtles and dolphins. Markets on when... More 

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Thank Travelbarista
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Roebuck Bay is a weird port. There is a commercial port and most of the smaller vessels are moored and they are reached by small tender off the beach. If going on a tour and you are not very mobile or do not like small boats keep this in mind before booking.

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Thank Jay M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My wife and I took a Roebuck Bay Eco Tour to see Australia's largest known population of Snubfin dolphins. We were collected at our hotel and taken to the very comfortable boat to begin our three hour trip. Cameron the owner and operator really knows the area and the two girls who were the crew were excellent. There was morning... More 

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Thank Phillip E
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

About 15km out of Broome, a visit to the Roebuck Bay Bird Observatory is a must for bird watchers to either visit or stay.

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Thank Paul255057
Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Nice little beach with cafe. Perfect spot for a quick dip or relaxing and even for a walk on the mud flats at low tide. Like being away from the big touristic crowds : go there instead of cable beach. Although, staircase to the moon is worth watching (with food from sunset markets); keep an eye out for the dates,... More 

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Bribie Island, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

It's nice sitting out the back of the onsite van looking out over Roebuck Bay, you can see where the cruise ships dock. The staff are all excellent. The Manager was very good to us in that he allowed us to stay longer for no extra charge instead of waiting at the Broome airport which wasn't air-conditioned. Just a word... More 

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Thank 34Meryl
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had a great experience we were able to visit the bay from land and sea. Typical of Broome very quiet relaxed worth a visit.

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