Broome Staycation 2022

Duration

7 Days

Departs

Saturday 30 July, 2022

From

$4,495

Your next holiday awaits!

“The friendliest tour we have experienced.”

This Tour Includes

A Christian Tour Leader throughout the holiday & daily devotions

Air-Conditioned Day Tours

Return Economy Airfares

Quality hotel accommodation with private facilities

6 breakfasts
1 lunches
6 dinners

Sightseeing as outlined and all entry fees

Luggage assistance at hotels

Tour Summary

Join us for a “gem” of a holiday in Broome, the “Pearl of the North. Explore this vibrant multicultural town, learn its interesting frontier history and take in the incredible beauty of the natural wonders of Western Australia’s Kimberley region. This will be a relaxing “Unpack Once” Winter escape holiday, where fun and fellowship help to create warm friendships.

Your Travel Itinerary

Day 1
SATURDAY 30 JULY 2022

Home - Broome

Today we fly to Broome, the beautiful “Pearl of the North”.

On arrival we will be met and welcomed by our CFT Tour Leader and Coach Captain from our own sister company, Fantastic Aussie Tours. A short orientation tour through Broome village and then we will arrive at our home for the next 6 nights -the Oaks Cable Beach Resort. Tonight, we gather together for pre dinner fellowship then enjoy our first “getting to know you” or “glad to see you again” dinner.

Day 2
SUNDAY 31 JULY 2022

Worship – Markets – Leisure – Gantheaume Point

This morning we join together for worship and to enjoy fellowship with a local congregation.

After church we will drop by the popular Courthouse Markets to browse stalls of local produce and handmade goods and enjoy the buskers and some live music.

Choose your lunch here from one of the many stalls and then spend some time at leisure wandering around the markets. In the afternoon we will travel back in time when we visit the striking rust-red cliffs at Gantheaume Point to look at ancient dinosaur footprints. Rugged eroded cliffs contrast with clear turquoise waters to provide spectacular photographic opportunities. Glory in God’s Creation – this is the life!

Day 3
MONDAY 1 AUGUST 2022

Broome – Pearling Industry – Camel Ride

Broome is the home of the beautiful South Sea Pearls and their discovery in the 1800s saw Japanese, Filipino and Malay Pearl divers arrive in droves, creating a melting pot of cultures. Immerse yourself in Broome’s multicultural heritage with a visit to the Japanese Cemetery and the Pearling Lugger Museum with a guided tour.

Choose your lunch from one of the many cafes or restaurants in the village of Broome and then in the afternoon we will take in the famous Cable Beach, renowned for its 22 kilometres of white sand and turquoise waters.

You may like to enjoy a camel ride, a quintessential Broome experience (extra cost) – choose from two options, a short 45-minute ride or the 90-minute sunset ride. Alternatively, you can watch the passing parade from one of the beach-bar cafes.

(Please note – 90kg weight restriction applies to camel rides)

Day 4
TUESDAY 2 AUGUST 2022

Day At Leisure – Optional Scenic Flight

For a truly “Once in a lifetime” experience, you may wish to book an optional Day Tour which includes Kimberley Scenic Flight & Horizontal Falls Boat Cruise.

There are holidays and then there are adventures … and there are very few adventures like a day in the Kimberley.
Come journey with us deep into the heart of this pristine wilderness on a full-day tour from Broome. Experience the Horizontal Falls and more via return scenic flights and fast boat cruise.

Includes – Hotel Transfers, Return Scenic Flights, Fast Boat Cruise, Morning Tea, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Drinks, Native Title Access Fees.

Please note – These Optional Tours must be booked and paid for before the final payment date for the tour.
Take a scenic flight from Broome, past Cape Leveque and Buccaneer Archipelago, landing on Cockatoo Island.
Experience the stunning Kimberley wilderness aboard your custom-built fast boat as you cruise from Cockatoo Island through Yampi Sound to Talbot Bay, navigating through the Horizontal Falls area.
We raft up our vessels and enjoy a delicious lunch on board as you take in the spectacular rock formations that the Kimberley is so famous for.

A one hour return scenic flight takes off from Cockatoo Island, flying low over the Horizontal Falls for an aerial perspective of your day in the Kimberley.

DATE Tuesday 2 August 2022
DURATION Approximately 10 hours
DEPARTURE 7:00am
COST Adult $880
BRING Camera, hat, water bottle, sunscreen

A day at leisure and also the opportunity to join an optional full day tour which includes a Scenic Flight and Fast Boat Cruise to the Horizontal Falls.

King Sound has huge tidal ranges up to 12 metres which are amongst the highest in the world, and help create the Horizontal Waterfalls, described by David Attenborough as ‘the 8th Natural Wonder of the World.’ Aerial sightseeing as well as local excursions make for a memorable experience. Alternatively you can relax in Broome – enjoy the hotel facilities, browse the nearby shops or explore the local museums.

The local Broome Bus Service offers an easy way to get around, and operates on a regular timetable from Cable Beach into the township of Broome. You can take advantage of this or laze by one of the many pools.
Another delightful dinner where you can watch the sun set over the water!

Day 5
WEDNESDAY 3 AUGUST 2022

Cape Leveque Adventure

A taste of the rugged Kimberley as we take a 4WD bus tour to Cape Leveque; known locally as Kooljaman it is home of the Bardi Jawi people, one of the only sea faring Aboriginal tribes in Australia.

As we journey up the Cape Leveque Road, we will learn all about the area’s fascinating place in Australia’s history.

Enjoy morning tea in the Beagle Bay Aboriginal Community, home to the Sacred Heart Church and its glimmering pearl shell altar. We then travel north to the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm for an in-depth tour to learn about the history and cultivation of the world’s finest pearls.

A tour of a local aquaculture hatchery in the One Arm Point Aboriginal Community is followed by a picnic lunch overlooking the impressive Buccaneer Archipelago.

Top off a glorious day with a swim in the clear, tropical water at Kooljaman or simply relax on the pristine beach and take in the spectacular coastline the cape is renowned for.

We return to Broome after a wonderful day filled with unique Kimberley experiences.

Day 6
THURSDAY 4 AUGUST 2022

Morning At Leisure – Sunset Cruise

A final morning of leisure to enjoy the beauty of Broome; wander around town and shop for last minute souvenirs or simply laze by the pool. We have a treat in store for our last afternoon – a Sunset Cruise on a traditional rigged schooner that is one of Australia’s old­est oper­at­ing Pearl Lug­gers. This is whale watching season so keep your eyes out for these incredible creatures as well as other marine life such as dugongs, Snubfin Dolphins, and rays. Soak up the sunset and the glory of God’s Creation.

Day 7
FRIDAY 5 AUGUST 2022

Broome - Home

After a truly delightful holiday we bid farewell to our newly made friends. We head home feeling blessed by the wonderful people we have meet and unique experiences we have shared.

All Inclusive Fares

Broome Staycation 2022 Pricing

Departs from: Description Twin PP Single
SYDNEY Sydney International Airport $4,495 $5,340
MELBOURNE Melbourne International Airport $4,495 $5,340
BRISBANE Brisbane International Airport $4,495 $5,340

Tour Code:

BRO22072CFT

Departs:

Saturday 30 July, 2022

Returns:

Friday 5 August, 2022

Departing:

SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, BRISBANE*

*

Connections from Regional towns and cities arranged upon request (additional costs may apply)

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Broome Staycation 2022
Saturday 30 July, 2022
7 Days

EXPERIENCE THE CFT DIFFERENCE

Travel and fellowship
with other Christians

The care of a
Christian Tour Leader

Relax. Everything is
taken care of

Daily devotions and
organised Sunday service

Fully escorted with no
hidden costs

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Broome Staycation 2022
Saturday 30 July, 2022
7 Days

Tour Partner: Bush Church Aid

For over 100 years, Bush Church Aid (BCA) has been providing Bible based ministry in remote and rural Australia and since 1977 our company has worked closely with BCA to offer tours to their supporters. This tour is open to all people keen to experience Norfolk Island. There is no obligation to become an active supporter, but we know your holiday will be vastly enriched by meeting BCA supported Field Staff. BCA has long been supporting ministry in Norfolk Island and new appointments, Laurie and Rebecca Carleton and their three children will commence service in January 2022 to serve in this special ministry. We will have a chance to meet with them during our stay and also in the time of worship.