Kimberley Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

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Kimberley Whales and Reefs Wildlife Expedition Cruise 2014

Join Broome film makers, photographers,  and naturalists Richard Costin and Annabelle Sandes on a 7 day wildlife expedition cruise along the Kimberley coast.  Travelling through some of the most remote parts of Australia, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph Humpback whales in their calving grounds as we travel through the Kimberley’s remarkable Buccaneer Archipelago, and the outer reefs and shoals. … Read More

Why Protect the West Kimberley

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Carmen Lawrence TEDx Perth

Dr Carmen Lawrence speaks about the importance of the West Kimberley at TEDxPerth.  Dr Lawrence is now Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Change in the School of Psychology at the University of Western Australia and Chair of the Australian Heritage Council. TEDxPerth 2012 took place on Saturday 8 December 2012 at the Octagon Theatre at the … Read More

Sea Shepherd’s “Steve Irwin” visits Broome

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Goolarabooloo Traditional Owner Richard Hunter chats to ex senator Bob Brown on Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd’s Steve Irwin visited Broome and the Kimberley coast in August 2012 at the invitation of Aboriginal traditional owners, the Goolarabooloo, to raise awareness of the Kimberley’s Humpback whale population and the likely impact of the industrialization of the coast on the Breeding Stock D, or Group lV population of Humpback whales if the construction of an LNG processing hub goes ahead at James Price Point.

Kimberley wildlife photography cruise

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Kimberley Whale Watching

Kimberley Whale Watching is pleased to announce two exciting opportunities for photographers to photograph wildlife on the Kimberley coast. The two “Whales & Reefs” expedition cruises will follow the migratory path of the Kimberley’s humpback whales, from Broome back to Broome, and visiting Adele Island and the Lacepede Islands, two important bird and turtle nesting sites, Camden Sound (the Kimberley’s first inshore marine park), Augustus Island, one of the largest islands on the Kimberley coast, and explore some of the Kimberley’s diverse and amazing fringing reefs.

Human whale on Broome’s Cable Beach

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Over 500 Broome locals and visitors (and several dogs) turned out on Sunday 29th July to form a human whale for an aerial photo on Broome’s beautiful Cable Beach to celebrate the arrival of the Kimberley’s humpback whales, the world’s largest population of humpbacks.

Whales arrive in Camden Sound

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Two humpback whales rest in front of Bumpus Island in Camden Sound.

This week we’ve had reports of Humpback whales off Broome and Langgi in Camden Sound. The Humpbacks make an annual migration to calve in the Kimberley’s warm, tropical waters, usually arriving in the last week of May or first week of June.

Near James Price Point

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This beach between James Price Point and Quandong Point is near the site of the proposed LNG processing hub on the Kimberley’s lower Dampier Peninsula, in an area rich in marine life, with one of the most significant dinosaur trackways in the world and a view of the world’s largest population of migrating humpback whales.

Camden Sound whales

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Looking back through a photographer’s archive at whale photos taken on the Kimberley coast.

Whale photography

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Getting up close and personal with Humpback whales, it’s astonishing just how enormous and gentle they are.