Sunday Island Explorer

Broome Trip Overview

Join us on a journey that began thousands of years ago through what is today known as the Middle Passage. We pass through the whirlpools and eddies between Jooloom and Jayirri and allow you to experience the power of some of the World’s biggest tidal waters and learn how these massive tidal currents were used by the Jawi people to hunt, fish and trade.
Rosanna Angus is a Jawi woman whose family lived on Sunday Island, she shares stories of life on the island before the mission closed in 1962. Discover who started the Mission and why Sunday Island was chosen as the site. Learn about life at the Mission and why the culture is still strong.
This unique piece of Australia’s history has remained hidden from many for too long. The collective stories of those who grew up at the mission have been collected and recorded.
We look forward to sharing these stories with you on
Oolin Sunday Island Cultural Tours

Additional Info

Duration: 10 hours
Starts: Broome, Australia
Trip Category: Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours >> Air Tours



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Join us on a journey that began thousands of years ago through what is today known as the Middle Passage. We pass through the whirlpools and eddies between Jooloom and Jayirri and allow you to experience the power of some of the World’s biggest tidal waters and learn how these massive tidal currents were used by the Jawi people to hunt, fish and trade.
Rosanna Angus is a Jawi woman whose family lived on Sunday Island, she shares stories of life on the island before the mission closed in 1962. Discover who started the Mission and why Sunday Island was chosen as the site. Learn about life at the Mission and why the culture is still strong.
This unique piece of Australia’s history has remained hidden from many for too long. The collective stories of those who grew up at the mission have been collected and recorded.
We look forward to sharing these stories with you on
Oolin Sunday Island Cultural Tours

Itinerary
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Pass By: Dampier Peninsula, Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley Region, Western Australia

Departing Broome, we fly North East over the Dampier Peninsula to Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, home of the Australian Pearl.
On arrival, we are transferred from the airstrip to meet with your Jawi guide Rosanna Angus for a cultural adventure island hopping by boat exploring tranquil unspoilt locations whilst learning about the cultural and environmental significance of the spectacular marine reserve.

Stop At: Sunday Island, Western Australia, Australia

Experience the Journey of the Tide Drifters as you travel from Bardi Country on the mainland through the network of islands that make up Jawi Country.
A brief visit to beautiful Middle Beach, learning about the story behind the establishment of Ardyaloon and its connection to Sunday Island. Navigating Pearl Passage, this narrow pass between Jooloom and Jayirri islands and discover its cultural significance.
Arriving at Ewuny (Sunday Island), learn about the history of the Sunday Island Mission, home to many Jawi and Bardi people until its closure in 1962.
Visit Goodngarngoon, place of running water, a place of great cultural importance to the Bardi Jawi people. Followed by a visit to Oolin Beach, which holds important cultural and dreamtimes stories for Morning Tea, swim and relax on a secluded beach.
The return journey takes you through some of Australia’s most untouched wilderness and wildlife, dugongs, manta rays, sea turtles, sharks as well as migratory birds and birds of prey.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Cygnet, Cygnet, Tasmania

On returning to Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, enjoy lunch at their on-site restraurant followed by a Pearl Farm Discovery Tour learning about the history of Cygnet Bay and how they culture some of the finest pearls in the world.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Horizontal Falls, King Sound Via Derby Talbot Bay, Buccaneer Archipelago, Talbot Bay, Western Australia 6728 Australia

After a return to the airstrip, we depart for a scenic flight overhead One Arm Point, Middle Passage, Sunday Island exploring the very places visited on your Oolin Sunday Island tour from above marvelling at the stunning colours of the Buccaneer Archipelago.
Overfly the Horizontal Falls before tracking back over the 1,000 island archipelago, overhead Cape Leveque and a stunning low level coastal flight back to Broome exploring the many beautiful bays and beaches of the Dampier Peninsula.



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