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Join Terrence Howard, local Bard Baniol man from the Dampier Peninsula on an adventure through King Sound in the Kimberley region on the north west coast of Western Australia. Discover how generations of Bard Baniol people sourced regular and plentiful supplies of fresh fish, mud crab, oysters, cockles and much more. Experience sea creatures living within the mangrove systems, see an ancient fish trap, stroll along the beach and reef to catch a mud crab, fish or cockles. Relax and enjoy a yarn and the surrounds of the family homestead as your catch is then cooked up.
Your host Terrence will collect you from your meeting point before he leads you on your adventure to the Howard Djarajang Cygnet Bay residence, approximately 15 kms and 20 minutes away by 4WD.
On arrival to the Howard residence you will be amazed at the beautiful location as you step onto the beach and experience life amongst King Sound’s pristine ecosystem. During your one and a half hour walk you will discover life amongst the mangroves, rockpools, sea creatures and hear about the ancient culture of the region.
What are you likely to experience?
Depending on the tides, you will visit a number of special areas. These could include:
Tasting the produce of King Sound
This is a 2.5 hour day tour.
Tours operate from 1 April to 31 October. Tour start time is dependent on morning low tides. For availability and departure times please click to the ‘book now’ button.
Tour starts at Djarindjin Roadhouse, 170kms north of Broome on the Dampier Peninsula, approximately 1 hour 50 minute drive on a sealed road. You will be met at Djarindjin Roadhouse by your host, Terrence Howard. From here the drive to the Howard residence is 15 km on a dirt road, approximately 20 minutes by 4WD only. Guests without a 4WD can travel with Terrence. Upon arrival at property 15 to 20 minutes introduction and safety briefing. Walking tour is approximately 1.5 hours. On return of the tour, a tasting of the days catch and general chat for around 30 minutes before returning back to the main road.
A medium level of fitness is required for this tour.
Child (6-16years) $45.00AUD
What to bring
Howard Residence - 19 kms South of the Djarindjin Roadhouse at Djarajang Community on the King Sound.