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Accommodation in Dampier Peninsula

Accommodation in Dampier Peninsula


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Chile Creek Community Creek

Picturesque Tropical Location

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Description

Stay, relax and unwind at one of the Dampier Peninsula’s most picturesque locations. Chile Creek’s stunning coastal stay puts you at the heart of the very best the peninsula has to offer. Book a safari tent, bungalow or stay in the beautiful bush camp.

Gnylmarung Retreat

Treat yourself to a wilderness holiday at the doorstep of nature's own retreat at Gnylmarung. Let the ocean whisper its secrets to you and let the sun show you its splendour when both meet at dusk.

  • Price:$20 per person per night

Details

  • Type:Aboriginal Owned & Operated,Camping Grounds
  • Price Range:Under $50
  • Facilities:Pets Allowed

Description

Would you like to spend a few days in a tranquil bush setting listening to the native birds? Perhaps you would like to do a bit of fishing or diving? Gnylmarung is an eco-friendly retreat which operates on solar power and an environmentally friendly philosophy.

Located 150km north of Broome, the Gnylmarung community was established in 1995 and is surrounded by lush green vegetation and pristine white beaches. Experience the magic of Gnylmarung's secluded beaches and witness the beauty of an outback sunset over the Indian Ocean. This retreat is a partuclarly popular spot amongst fisherman.

Gnylmarung is owned and operated by Alphonose and Delma Cox. Growing up in Beagle Bay, the couple raised their seven children at Gnylmarung and are always willing to share their local knowledge, especially 'where the fish are biting'. If you are lucky enough, they might join you at your campfire for a singalong.

Gnylmarung offers over 20 camping sites, either with an ocean view, in shaded areas or in secluded bushland. Wash-up sinks are provided at camp sites, along with good drinking water and bush bbq's. Clean ablution blocks with solar showers and a laundry with a washing machine is also included.

 

Goombaragin Eco Retreat

Escape to this beautiful coastal retreat to enjoy the spectacular panoramic ocean views of Pender Bay on the Dampier Peninsula and its rich culture.

  • Price:From $18 per person

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  • Type:Aboriginal Owned & Operated

Description

Goombaragin is an approximate two hour drive north of Broome, in the spectacular Kimberley region of Western Australia.

The Goombaragin Eco Retreat are well positioned to overlook the scarlet pindan cliffs and turquoise waters of Pender Bay. The eco-retreat offers several unpowered camp sites, a range of safari tents and a self-contained chalet. Enjoy long stretches of unspoilt private beaches, great swimming, snorkelling, sunsets, fishing and much more.

Soak up the wonderful hospitality and join in the nightly communal get-togethers around the fire and regular pizza nights. Make sure to get involved in sharing stories around the campfire with your local hosts and owners of the retreat, Kathleen and John. A range of guided cultural walks provide insight into the Bard, Baniol, Nyul Nyul and Nimanburr peoples of the area and how they manage the land and sea over different seasons.

Emerge yourself in an eco experience getaway with a difference and enjoy absolute bliss and serenity at the Goombaragin Eco Retreat. Arrival time is 2pm and departure time is 10am. Open April to December.

Getting There

Travel out onto the Cape Leveque Road. Part of road is bitume, then dirt then bitumen again. Go pass the Beagle Bay Community turnoff. The turn LEFT onto the Middle Lagoon road (approx 23kms from BBC turnoff. The turn RIGHT at the crossroads (approx 15kms from the CLR) then we are 2ND LEFT after the crossroads. You will then be entering Goombaragin Eco Retreat's property. Goombaragin also has signs at all intersections. Follow these signs as well. Safe travels.

Gumbanan Retreat

Escape to the best kept secret of the Dampier Peninsula, a location of unparalleled beauty and home of The Davey Family, where their traditions and family are forever an integral part.

  • Price:From $15 to $140

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  • Type:Aboriginal Owned & Operated,Camping Grounds

Description

At Gumbanan Wilderness Retreat you will be immersed in an amazing cultural experience for the whole family. There is a variety of camping choices including facilities for campers, camper trailers, caravans, plus furnished safari tents for couples and families.

This amazing location is the gateway to the Buccaneer Archipelago with known attractions such as Waterfall Reef and Horizontal Falls. The bird-life around the campground is in abundance and is a must for any bird lover. It is also one of the few places in The Kimberley that the Gouldian Finch is home to. From the campground a variety of tours are available and cultural experiences with the family who share a passion and connection to the beauty and remoteness of this unique and pristine location.

The current elders Frank and Maureen are integral parts of the Dampier Peninsular community and have enjoyed sharing their love and passion for their homeland with tourists and locals alike. The family are part of the Bardi Jawi People, known to be 'Salt Water People' and also world famous for their unique dancing. The Bardi Dancers are a traditional male dance group comprised of elders and future leaders of the Bardi people. 

They are keepers of traditional culture and stories, through song and dance. Their style is very distinctive as they perform with intricate totems depicting coastal life and traditional hunting practices, handed down orally and visually from generation to generation – a strong example of living culture in contemporary society. 

Getting There

Gumbanan Bush Camp is located just before One Arm Point Community (the Ardiyooloon Community). It is a short 1.5km drive off the main road at the turnoff.

Kooljaman at Cape Leveque

Situated 220km north of Broome. Kooljaman is a unique wilderness style camp. Safari tents, cabins, beach shelters & camping. Seasonal restaurant. 4WD only.

Details

  • Wheelchair Access:No
  • Price Range:Under $50,$200-$300,$50-$100,$100-$200
  • Capacity:94,100+
  • Facilities:Family Friendly,On the Water,Restaurant
  • Type:Chalets

Description

Kooljaman at Cape Leveque is a unique wilderness style camp situated on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, 220km north of Broome. It is jointly owned by Djarindjin and One Arm Point Aboriginal communities.

Here you can enjoy a diverse range of nature based experiences including; gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, swimming in azure waters, photography, bush tucker tours, beautiful beach walks, whale watching and bird spotting.

The more adventurous can try out mud crabbing, scenic flights, snorkeling, charter boat trips, cultural tours and fishing. Or enjoy the most popular activity of all – relaxing and soaking up the sheer tranquility and surrounding beauty.

Accommodation – bookings are essential

Deluxe Safari Tent -  Leave all your troubles at home but none of the luxuries whilst you and your special someone enjoy the private uninterrupted views from the Deluxe Safari Tent over the majestic Cape Leveque cliffs and Indian Ocean. Designed for couples wanting to "get away" whilst still enjoying all the creature comforts of a King Size bed, ensuite, kitchenette, private deck and sunsets to rekindle that special romance.

Safari Tents - The stunning safari tents are built on raised timber decking high on the hillside to take advantage of the panoramic ocean views. All are set up for families with a queen bed and 2 single beds. Each tent has its own large balcony, a private bathroom, quality fixtures & fittings, full size fridge/freezer, all cooking equipment, linen and a gourmet gas barbecue on the veranda.

Ensuite Cabins - Set just back from the beach in a secluded bush setting, each cabin has 1 queen bed & 3 single beds along with a private toilet & shower. Cabins come equipped with linen, ceiling fans, fridge/freezer, tea & coffee making facilities, an outdoor setting and a gas barbecue.

Log Cabins - These charming cabins are made from bush poles with a tin roof and opening shutters with toilet/shower facilities being shared between two cabins. Each cabin sleeps 4 people (1 queen bed & 2 singles). They have all of the facilities as listed above for the Ensuite cabins with the exception of the private toilet & shower.

Beach Shelters - If you are set up for camping, but want something a little different, then these are probably for you. The beach shelters are located on the beach front close to the water's edge and are made from bush poles with palm frond roof and walls and a sand floor.  Each shelter has a picnic table, open fresh water shower and a wood barbecue.  Shared ablution facilities are located nearby.

Camping – There are 23 powered and unpowered campsites with well maintained ablutions, wood BBQ’s and a guest laundry. We accept tents, camper trailers and campervans.  

Facilities

Our restaurant is open most evenings from April – October and bookings are essential. Café style lunches are available daily. BYO alcohol.  Basic shop items are also available.

No do not accept pets. Access is by 4WD or aircraft.

Hire car is available

Lombadina Aboriginal Corporation

Lombadina offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the Bardi People's local way of life.

  • Price:From $50-$220

Details

  • Type:Camping Grounds,Chalets,Aboriginal Owned & Operated
  • Capacity:21 - 50
  • Facilities:Conference Facilities,Family Friendly,Functions

Description

The ocean has been pivotal in the lives of the Bardi people for many thousands of years as both a source of food and spiritual significance. 

Lombadina offers and unforgettable beachside adventure. Dolphins, dugongs, sea turtles, manta-rays and humpback whales are regular visitors to the waters of Lombadina. Choose to relax on white sandy beaches alongside the pristine turquoise waters of the beautiful Kimberley region. Alternatively, take part in the many tours provided at Lombadina, including kayaking, snorkelling, fishing, mud crabbing and Aboriginal community experiences. Make sure to also talk to the local Bardi people about Lombadina and its rich and interesting culture.

Visitors to Lombadina Community enjoy a choice of accommodation options designed to fit a diverse range of requirements and budgets, offering everything from deluxe apartments to single quarters and camping.

Getting There

Lombadina Community situated near Kooljaman at Cape Leveque on the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Oongkalkada

Oongkalkada aims to deliver genuine and authentic Indigenous experiences in an exclusive, safe and comfortable environment to visitors to the Kimberley region of North Western Australia.

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  • Type:Chalets,Aboriginal Owned & Operated,Camping Grounds

Description

 

Oongkalkada has a vision where people from the world over will choose to visit the wilderness camp because they want to experience the real Kimberley and at the same time immerse themselves in the journey of evolving Indigenous tourism at one of Australia’s last outback frontiers. 

Oongkalkada is a Nyikina property in the Kimberley region of Western Australia - it is a special place. This country is where people used to gather from all around to share news, trade, discuss matters of importance, dance, sing, celebrate, learn and heal their mind and spirit. 

With the eco tent accommodation now in place, Oongkalkada is pleased to welcome you to enjoy the tranquil surrounds of our bush landscape setting in comfort.

Getting There

You will find the base camp at the Udialla Springs property 50Km off the Great Northern Highway between the town sites of Broome and Derby in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Within 200Km from Broome, or 100Km from Derby, you will find the base camp resting amongst a remarkable Kimberley wilderness setting, with the mighty Fitzroy River at your doorstep, fresh mineral springs surrounding your camp base and an amazing array of fauna and flora as your backdrop. The tour will commence from this amazing location and from here you can choose to sit back and explore your surroundings, or embark on a new and exciting adventure from the heart of the Kimberley.

 

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