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Heritage and cultural tours in and around Broome, taking in the local indigenous perspectives and language while experiencing the internationally significant biodiversity of Roebuck Bay's mangrove forests.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
+61 8 9195 0232
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour is exceptional. Bart’s local and historical knowledge of his land, his people and the impact of white explorers is bottomless. The history of pearling and it’s impact on local flora, fauna and geography is well-explained. Reef-walking boots are provided so you can get...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 464gemmak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bart is brilliant. My daughter said to me during the tour, “When Steve Backshall came to Broome, he should have done one of Bart’s tours.” She was right, and so should anyone else coming to Broome. P.S. Steve Backshall is host of various popular nature...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The tour was excellent. Bart was knowledgeable, willing to answer questions and friendly. A great insight into indigenous culture and history as well as the broader history of Broome. Be prepared to get a bit muddy and hot but well worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing lesson on the human and pearling history of Broome and an incredible insight into indigenous life. Bart was an engaging host and source of great knowledge - truly a walking museum. A hugely humbling but uplifting trip - I wouldn’t just recommend it,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JacquiHk
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Did the sunset boat tour with Bart, and it was awesome! Great sunset, cool stories, lots of info, and local music in his native tounge. Really easy to talk to also, and was great with questions. Was BYOB and included canopies. 10/10 must do in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BL1991
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We found the cultural tour very worthwhile. We learnt about the indigenous insights into the mangroves of Roebuck Bay and the historical significance of the area particularly in relation to the pearl industry. Bart Pigram was a great tour leader with extensive knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TinaCalulu
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Bart Pigram provided an excellent introduction to the Indigenous groups around Broome their life, food, culture and particularly the trade in Pearl shell. He is an excellent communicator. There are other tours of his but unfortunately this was the only one we could do. Highly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I did the Beach to Bay followed by Staircase to the Moon. Loved tracking the dinosaur footprints then the adventure of trekking through the mangroves and moon d to the island to Watch the magic of Staircase to the Moon accompanied by Matsos beer and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marg D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If you are visiting Broome, then this tour with Bart Pigram, a Yawuru man, is not to be missed. I’ve done lots of these type of tours and this is one of the very best. Bart is a friendly, highly knowledgeable and articulate guide. On...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great, authentic experience with Bart. Really enjoyed wandering through the mangroves and learning about the multitude of bush food plants right there.

Date of experience: July 2018
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7 June 2018|
Response from narlijia | Property representative |
Hi Cindy, I don't actually offer the crabbing experience on the mangrove tour. There are a couple mud crab holes that I demonstrate how to look for a mud crab but because it is unsustainable to take a mud crab every tour, I... More