FAQ

Are there minimum passenger numbers for a tour to operate?

Tours require a minimum number of ten (10) passengers to operate. If a tour is cancelled due to minimum passenger numbers not being reached, passengers will be offered an alternate tour option with a similar tour itinerary or be provided with a full refund.

How much is the tour?

2021 Season Pricing

$880 per adult (13 years and above)

$780 per child (4 years – 12 years)

$2,988 Family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children)

*Pricing is subject to change

How do I make payment?

We accept credit card payment via our online booking system or over the telephone (Visa or MasterCard).

Are there any weight restrictions on the tour?

Light aircraft weight restrictions mean passenger weight must not exceed 120kg including hand luggage. Passengers must provide accurate weights at the time of booking. Passengers will be weighed at the airport and any person exceeding the weight provided at the time of booking may forfeit the tour due to payload limits and plane safety.

When do your tours operate?

Our tours operate seasonally from March – November. Block out dates occur in accordance with the tides.

Please contact us to discuss options outside of the season.

What do I need to bring on the tour?

Water bottle, sunscreen, hat, camera.

Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

Yes, please advise us of special dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Are children welcome on the tour?

For safety reasons, we only accept children 4 years and above on our tours.

Do I need to bring money?

Your tour is all-inclusive, however, you may wish to bring a small amount of cash for the bar on Cockatoo Island which is separate from our operations. 

How long is the flight to Cockatoo Island?

The flight time from Broome to Cockatoo Island is approximately 55 minutes.

Where does the tour go?

Go Horizontal Falls Tour departs Broome for Cockatoo Island then cruises the through Yampi Sound to Talbot Bay, including the Horizontal Waterfalls, before returning to Cockatoo Island and flying back to Broome.. 

Go Silica Beach Tour departs Broome for Cockatoo Island then cruises through the Buccaneer Archipelago to Silica Beach, before returning to Cockatoo Island and flying back to Broome.

How many people are on the tour?

We have two custom-built fast boats that accommodate 20 passengers per vessel (40 passengers total). 

How long is the tour?

Our tours are full-day tours approximately 8-10 hours in duration depending on the timing of tidal movements.

The exact timing of our tours is tide dependent.

 

 

Are food and beverages included?

Yes, your tour price includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch and soft drink with lunch. There is also soft drink and water available on the vessel (BYO water bottle).

I sometimes suffer from sea sickness, will it get rough

Our vessels have been designed with cutting edge stability however the weather can be unpredictable at sea. If you suffer from sea sickness or are unsure we recommend you take a preventative measure (sea sickness medication) prior to boarding the plane in the morning. If you are feeling unwell please notify a staff member and they will assist. 

Is there access to toilets on the tour?

Yes, there are toilets available at the departure terminal at the Broome airport and the arrivals terminal on Cockatoo Island. Our fast boats are also fitted with onboard toilets.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

No, you are not permitted to bring your own alcohol on the tour. 

Do I need travel insurance?

Yes, due to the adventurous and remote nature of our tours we strongly suggest you purchase comprehensive travel insurance. 

How hot will it be?

The average temperature is about 33 degrees celsius, though cruising on the water will bring fresh air and you will be in shade on the vessel.  

What type of aircraft do you use on the tour?

Aircraft vary with tour group size.

We utilise a combination of 13-seat Cessna Caravans and 7-seat Cessna Airvans.

What type of boats do you use on the tour?

We have two 10.75m Air Rider fast boats. Purpose built to navigate the Kimberley water in comfort and style, our vessels are designed with cutting edge stability and feature high back seats, full overhead shade and onboard toilets.