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  • Ashmore Reef 2019

    This ten day expedition visits the Lacepede Islands, Adele Island, Browse Island, Ashmore Reef and Scott Reef before returning to Broome via continental shelf waters south of Scott Reef. A unique itinerary and opportunity to visit these extraordinary Islands. Full access has been secured to all of the Ashmore Islands, Browse I, Adele I and the Lacepedes. The trip offers Birders and Naturalists an opportunity to see, record and photograph some rare and uncommon species while experiencing an extremely remote corner of Australia. Massive breeding colonies of seabirds, fascinating mixed pods of Cetaceans, close views of 4 species of Sea Turtles and the chance to see the very rare Leatherback Sea Turtle. The photographic opportunities are endless. Snorkelling is also fantastic at several locations. View Full Itinerary Dates: 10th to the 19th of March Vessel: The Diversity Cost: AUD$6,600.00 per person Duration: 10 days Passport: Necessary Insurance: Full travel insurance and medical evacuation insurance is essential

  • Ashmore Reef 2018

    The 2018 Ashmore Reef trip has been scheduled with plenty of lead time to allow people to book early and secure their berth. We are now chartering The Diversity with 12 berths available. A good manageable number with practical implications for the trips confirmation. The 2018 trip will also visit Browse Island (full access) on our return journey and possibly the Lacepede islands if we have time and the conditions allow us to land safely. We have secured full access to all the Ashmore Islands and sand cays. The itinerary and our course will remain much the same as previous trips following the continental shelf break on our way north to Scott Reef and heading west of Ashmore into very deep water before heading east to Ashmore Reef and the inner mooring located close to West Island. Over 16 years the Ashmore has been running the pelagic sea birding has always thrown up exciting experiences and the opportunity to see some very rare species with challenging identification issues. The opportunity for Mammal watchers is also fantastic with some amazing cetacean sightings over the years. For keen bird photographers the Ashmore trip is a must with tantalising opportunities to grab that special shot. Dates: 8th to the 16th of November 2018 Vessel: The Diversity Cost: AUD$6,300.00 Duration: 9 days

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    Kimberley Bird Watching offers the most authoritative birdwatching and wildlife tours in North Western Australia.

     

    Kimberley Birdwatching is based in Broome, which is situated in the southwest corner of the Kimberley division. The Kimberley is one of the most exciting and least explored regions for the birdwatcher and naturalist. Our tours also cover the Northern Territory.

     

    PO Box 220, Broome 6725, Western Australia

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    Phone: (08) 9192 1246

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    Email: info@kimberleybirdwatching.com.au

    Website: www.kimberleybirdwatching.com.au

  • George Swann

    Your Guide - George Swann

    George was born in England and emigrated to Australia in 1984. He has lived in Broome since 1989 and established Kimberley Birdwatching in 1993.

    Through many years of fieldwork, George has gained tremendous knowledge of the natural history of the Kimberley, including bird distribution and behaviour, with the emphasis on rare, endangered and poorly known species.

    George is a professional bird guide, with a passionate interest in the natural history and ecology of the region. He is a resourceful bushman and an infectiously enthusiastic travelling companion.

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    PO Box 220, Broome 6725, Western Australia
    Phone: (08) 9192 1246
    Fax: (08) 9192 1246

    Email: info@kimberleybirdwatching.com.au
    Website: www.kimberleybirdwatching.com.au
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