1 Day Cape Leveque Adventure
Experience the highlights of pristine Cape Leveque on this adventurous day trip into indigenous Bardi country. Learn about the Peninsula’s place in Australia’s history as the iconic red 4WD track cuts a path through distinctive pindan woodland. Get to know local indigenous communities, discover the art of pearling at Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, visit the remote One Arm Point aquaculture hatchery, swim in clear, tropical water at Kooljaman and explore the remote and beautiful beaches this Cape is famous for.
Cape Leveque (Kooljaman), Beagle Bay Church, Introduction to Cygnet Bay Pearling, One Arm Point
|Tour Style||Broome Day Tour|
|Maximum Passengers||24 (Minimum 2 on Tue, Thu & Sun (JUN-AUG), otherwise Minimum 6)|
|Price||1DCL 4WD/4WD: Concession $249, Adult $269, Child (4-12yrs) $169
1DCL1 4WD/Fly: Concession $515, Adult $535, Child (4-12yrs) $435
|Departs||APR-OCT: Daily, except Saturdays *Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays are Guaranteed Departures in June, July & August
NOV-MAR: Mondays & Thursdays
|Meals||Morning & Afternoon Tea, Lunch|
|Private Charter||Available On Request|
|Validity||1 April 2018 to 31 March 2020|
|Download||Not available for this trip.|
The Dampier Peninsula is a delight for travellers seeking a real Kimberley experience that is culturally rewarding in a beautiful environment. As we journey up the Cape Leveque Road, travellers will learn all about the areas fascinating place in Australia’s history. Enjoy morning tea in the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, home to the Sacred Heart Church and its glimmering pearl shell altar.
We then travel north to the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm. The only working pearl farm open to the public, Cygnet Bay offers an introduction to the history and cultivation of the world’s finest pearls during an in-depth Pearl Farm Tour. In the One Arm Point Aboriginal Community we tour a local aquaculture hatchery perched right on the tip of One Arm Point and enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the impressive Buccaneer Archipelago, witnessing the huge tidal flows of the Kimberley – the largest in the southern hemisphere! Returning south we discover Cape Leveque (locally known as Kooljaman). Enjoy time to relax on the pristine beaches and spectacular coastline the cape is renowned for. We then reboard the vehicle for our journey back to Broome, arriving at approximately 7.00pm.
Those who have chosen the 4WD/Fly (1DCL1) option will be transferred to Kooljaman Airstrip to meet the pilot for the short flight to Broome, arriving at approximately 5.00pm.
The 1 Day Cape Leveque Adventure departs daily (except Saturdays), from April to October.
From November to March, departures are scheduled for Mondays & Thursdays only.
Throughout June, July & August, departures on a Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday are Guaranteed with a minimum of only 2 travellers, while departures on a Monday, Wednesday & Friday require a minimum of 6 travellers to proceed.
From September through to March, all scheduled departures require a minimum of 6 travellers to proceed.
- Experienced Guide
- Meals as specified, including a delicious picnic lunch overlooking King Sound and the Buccaneer Archipelago
- Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm Tour
- Community Entry Permits
- Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community Church Visit
- Kooljaman at Cape Leveque
- A guided tour of the One Arm Point Aboriginal Community’s Aquaculture Hatchery
We operate our 4WD Kimberley Expeditions in custom-built, 21 seat 4WD trucks with a PA system and built-in storage (no risky trailers!). These comfortable, strong remote area vehicles allow our small groups extra space (including standing room), are fully air-conditioned and fitted with adjustable air-vents, reclinable seats, map pockets and footrests. It is important than when booking a 4WD outback adventure in the Kimberley, you understand that the roads we travel on can be heavily corrugated. Rest assured, these are the conditions for which our 4WD trucks are designed.
What to Bring
Recommendations include: a broad-brimmed hat with sun visor (broad brimmed being better for all round sun protection), personal water bottle, sunscreen and camera.
- Due to the condition of the Cape Leveque Road, tour may not be suitable for pregnant women or travellers with back problems.
- The 4WD/Fly Option (1DCL1) is operated in conjunction with King Leopold Air. It is important that you provide us with your body weight on booking for the airline manifest.