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“A great experience”

Ships of the Desert
Ranked #20 of 49 Tours in Broome
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Established in 1981, Ships of the Desert is Broome’s original and best camel tour operator in Broome, Western Australia. Come and enjoy your choice of morning, afternoon or sunset tour on the captivating Cable Beach. Our point of difference is that we guarantee not just a camel ride, but an authentic camel experience. This is due to our carefully selected and professionally trained staff and camels!Listen to the stories and adventures of our camels and staff as they have trekked across Australian deserts, raced in different states and featured in television shows and movies such as the feature film, Australia!Australia’s friendliest camels await you- Book early for a good-looking one!
Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

A professional outfit, friendly & helpful staff, placid & lovely camels! It was a gentle thing to do on our first day. Cable Beach is a great spot for it. Lots of photo opportunities! I recommend this.

Thank tjlinton
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Ships_Broome, Owner at Ships of the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Thanks for your comments they are much appreciated! Aren't the camels just gorgeous?

We agree that riding the camels is a nice relaxing experience against the stunning backdrop of Cable Beach.

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

The sunset tour is a must. The guides are friendly and knowledgeable with stories for each of the camels. The beach and surrounds are just beautiful. Sunset on Cable Beach is just magnificent

Thank Amanda K
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Ships_Broome, Owner at Ships of the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Hi Amanda,
Thank you for your review! We agree, you cannot come to Broome without doing a sunset camel ride.
We are glad you enjoyed yourself, and please come and visit us again.
Jamie

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

The staff were great .Best service we have had for our disabled daughter . Picked up and dropped off from our car in the parking area .lifted her on and off the camel and made sure she was safe durning the ride.Hats off to Jamiie and staff for a great service

Thank mabbs
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Ships_Broome, Owner at Ships of the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Dear Mabbs,

It was more than a pleasure to accomodate you and your family on our tours, and we are happy to hear we provided you with a fantastic service.

We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back in the future.

Thanks
Jamie

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Reviewed June 9, 2013

Unlike one of the other camel rides, tour guide was quiet and spoke to us individually, unlike another camel tour where the guide screeched at the top of her voice.

Thank Susanif
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Ships_Broome, Owner at Ships of the Desert, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2013

Dear Susan,

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review.

Here at Ships of the Desert, we understand that people come to Cable Beach for a nice relaxing sunset experience and we do our utmost to ensure that these expectations are meet throughout our tours.

It is fantastic to hear that we provided this to you.

Jamie

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Reviewed May 28, 2013

When we booked I was a bit wary due to the price ($70 for an adult) but the experience was BRILLIANT! We booked the one-hour sunset beach tour. Our guides showed us how to get on the camels, then we were assigned to Harley. The ride has an interesting rhythm, but the camels are gentle and the view is amazing. Along the way, one of the guides visited each pair of riders and told them about their camel. You could ask any question, they were very knowledgeable & friendly.
Tip: leave your shoes in the car/at the hotel -- you don't need them!

2  Thank aprilinsydney
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