2 - Broome, Eighty Mile Beach and Road Trains
the 1890s, Broome, also called the Pearl of the North, became what
supposed to be the world's pearling capital. Nowadays, Beef and Tourism
are the main industries,
the pearling has not disappeared from the southern gateway to the Kimberley.
the major highlights are the beautiful Cable Beach, the red cliffs at Gantheaume
dinosaur footprints, Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park, Broome Bird Observatory
or perhaps a
to nearby Willie Creek Pearl Farm, just to name a few. Another famous
one is a ride over Cable Beach,
by horse or camel. You could consider a scenic flight over Buccaneer Archipelago
just relax on long stretched Cable beach.
Beach offers some 20 Kms of fine white sand and turquoise water.
city hosts what is probably the world's oldest operating cinema, the Sun
Dino prints at Gantheaume Point are only visible on low tides. It is suggested
join a tour, otherwise you'll risk to step through them without even noticing.
this region, we came to see our first road trains, trucks which may reach
lengths up to 50 meters,
which you should possibly avoid. Due to their size, it will be hard to
suddenly stop them, and you're
not here to risk your life or your car. Their many victims can be seen
about anywhere on Australian roads.
halfway between Broome and Port Hedland, the next city some 600 Kms going
can plan a stop over at Eighty Mile Beach. This is a beautiful stretch
of beach offering
and lots of varieties of shell washed ashore.
Broome and 80Mile Beach Karijini
Millstream Chichester to Carnarvon
and Nambung Perth
and York Wave
Rock and Goldfields
South Coast and Southwest Corner
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