Island hopping in the Kimberley

The remote Kimberley coast is a pristine wilderness

Abundant with wildlife, the sheltered Buccaneer Archipelago and King Sound are nurseries for humpback whale calves and dolphins. The Kimberley Marine Park is home to dugongs, manta rays, sea turtles, hammerhead and tiger sharks as well as migratory birds and territorial birds of prey.

Dampier Archipelago. Image: City of Karratha

The area is rich in Aboriginal culture, and a new Aboriginal tourism experience operating from the Dampier Peninsula, located 200 kilometres north of Broome is now on offer.

Guests can join Jawi woman Roseanna Angus, to discover Bardi Jawi culture and the Dreaming stories connected to Sunday Island and the waters that separate it from the mainland.

Departing from Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, the tours retrace the ocean journey from Bardi Country on the mainland through the network of islands and tidal passages

Jawi guide Rosanna Angus shares stories of Sunday Island.

that make up Jawi Country. It takes guests through the whirlpools and eddies between Jooloom and Jayirru to learn how these massive tidal currents were used by the Jawi people to hunt, fish and trade.

Explore tranquil, unspoilt locations and learn about the cultural and environmental significance of the marine reserve. More on the Oolin Sunday Island tours here.