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Located deep within Talbot Bay in the Buccaneer Archipelago are the Horizontal Waterfalls. Massive tidal movements create a waterfall effect as water banks up against one side of the narrow cliff passage, to be repeated again on the turning tide...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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King Sound Via Derby | Talbot Bay, Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Western Australia 6728, Australia
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Absolutely beautiful truly a wonder of the world. I was so lucky to have seen and gone through the falls on the fast boat. The guides were very knowledgable and made you feel very welcome. The sea plane ride was awesome and the pilot very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Talbot Bay and the Horizontal Falls is a beautiful area of the Kimberley. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We did the overnight thing out of Derby, while around $1800 for the two of us. We both thought it value for money, the flights there and back, the speedboat through the falls (so many times), the barramundi for dinner the best we have had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Alan J
Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Glad to you hear you enjoyed your Horizontal Falls Seaplane adventure. The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a stunning part of the Western Australian coast, with many options to access this area is is well worth spending the time researching them all. Please...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Everything i have seen on TV. An amazing experience among an amazing area of the world let alone Australia.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeff S
Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

A fantastic part of WA. Glad you enjoyed your tour. Please be sure to leave a review for your tour operator.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Picked up early for a fast but comfortable ride over a bumpy road to board a seaplane to Talbot Bay. Once at Talbot Bay we transferred to our boat for the trip to the Horizontal Falls. Feeding and swimming 'with' sharks was something to remember...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

With many options to see the Horizontal Falls it is worth doing a bit of research before booking. The Buccaneer Archipelago is steeped in history and the scenery is just fantastic. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We did an overnight tour from Derby. From the seaplane ride with beautiful views to the fast boat over the falls, tawny shark feeding, a cruise up the Cyclone shelter bay, the wonderful fresh Barra for tea. Another trip on the falls after the bacon...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a truly wonderful destination and a must on anyone's bucket list. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

Reviewed 12 September 2018

We arrived at Talbot Bay aboard Odyssey and were treated to a fantastic experience by the Horizontal Falls staff. First we had a helicopter ride over the falls, then shark feeding and finally a trip through the falls on their very powerful boat. A wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Talbot Bay and the Horizontal Falls is a beautiful area of the Kimberley. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

Reviewed 5 September 2018

Fantastic day... seaplane from Derby to Talbot bay, an amazing experience not to be missed. The staff were great from start to finish...our skipper safely driving as through the gaps at great speed was incredible...talented, well spoken and caring. His name I think was Christo...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris P
Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a bucket list item, and there are many options to see the spectacular area. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

Reviewed 31 August 2018

It is a no brainer that the Horizontal Falls should be on your list of sights to see. The decision is how to experience them. The right answer for you may not be the right answer for someone else. We chose a fixed wing flight...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is an stunningly beautiful part of the Kimberley, with many options on visiting this area it is well worth doing your research to see what suits you and your budget. Please be sure to leave a review for...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

Its a Bucket list adventure ! We did the overnight stay and wow what an adventure, Seaplane ride is exciting to see the wonders of this area in its self, then to reach Talbot Bay and to see the Falls in action was just amazing,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bruce R
Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

The Horizontal Falls and the Talbot Bay area are just stunning. With a range of options for exploring this amazing area there is something to tempt most budgets. Please be sure to leave a review for the Tour Operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This was am amazing day. We left Broome to travel to Beagle Bay for a look at the beautiful church there. From there we drove to One Arm Point for a delicious breakfast with an amazing view. We then flew to Talbot Bay in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Derby_Visitor_Centre, Public Relations Manager at Horizontal Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

The Horizontal Falls and the Buccaneer Archipelago is a wonder of WA. Whether scenic flight, charter boat or Helicopter tour this is a spectacular part of the Kimberley. Please be sure to leave a review for the operator at Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures.

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912robynm
10 May 2018|
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Response from Derby_Visitor_Centre | Property representative |
If you could please email and I can forward you a heap of details on all your options to see the Horizontal Falls. Unfortunately Trip Advisor will not let me include my email address at the Derby Visitor Centre
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teyjas2018
11 April 2018|
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Response from Derby_Visitor_Centre | Property representative |
The Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventure Tours Operate from Mid March to 1 November out of Broome and 12 May to 1 November out of Derby, Scenic Flights are available all year weather dependent from Derby and Broome. Just be... More
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Gwyneth D
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The Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures do not operate over neap tides when the variance between high and low tide is at the minimum. The Falls only need a couple of meters of movement for the falls to become effective but... More
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