Diving Macleay Island

annabelleIn the field, Photography

Naturalist Richard Costin

Diving in Kimberley waters is not for the faint hearted; saltwater crocodiles and  sharks cruise these tropical waters, and strong tides and currents can take unwary divers by surprise.  However, determined to explore an island he hadn’t previously visited, Broome based naturalist Richard Costin packed his swag on the roof of his dinghy and set off on a 500km round … Read More

Documentary DVDs


Richard Costin

Buy Richard Costin’s beautiful Kimberley wildlife documentary DVDs “The Kimberley’s Wildwater Country” and “Kimberley Calling” in our online shop.  Featuring the Horizontal Waterfalls, Kimberley birds and wildlife and the magnificent Kimberley coast. Buy DVDs online

Wildwater Country at Sun Pictures


Wildwater Country at Sun Pictures

Join us for the premiére of the re-edited documentary film, “The Kimberley’s Wildwater Country” at Sun Pictures, Broome, on Sunday 15th June at 6pm.  This beautiful film follows the Kimberley’s rivers and ranges to the coast. Adults $15 Children $10 Under 5 Free https://www.facebook.com/events/433624963400508/permalink/433624966733841/

New images on Kimberley Stock Photos


Kingfisher Island Kimberley coast

I’ve spent the morning touching up and uploading some of Richard Costin’s beautiful images of the Kimberley coast and inland, most of them taken with a Pentax 6×7 medium format camera.  One of my favourites is this beautiful wet season shot of Kingfisher Island, in the Buccaneer Archipelago, taken on a low spring tide which exposed the mudflats surrounding the … Read More

Eighty Mile Beach marine park to cost $5.3m

annabelleKimberley News

AAP January 29, 20134:29PM THE West Australian government’s bid to ease community anger over industrial projects in the Kimberley has continued with the creation of a new marine park at Eighty Mile Beach. The area, situated on the coastline between Broome and Port Hedland, will be protected by a new marine park which extends almost 210,000 hectares from 30km west … Read More

Crocodile attack Dugong Bay


A recent crocodile attack in Dugong Bay serves as a reminder that saltwater crocodiles are found in both fresh and saltwater.

Fishy frenzy

annabelleUncategorized, Wildlife

29th March: On watch from 2am on SPV Odyssey and cruising down the Dampier Peninsula, I was astonished to see schools of prawns and sardines dancing in the glare of the spotlights off Pender Bay.