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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has to be by far the best place in Australia to see, and find out about, the migratory waders that gather in Roebuck Bay prior to migration to the northern hemisphere. The accommodation is basic - run by voluntary contributions, with the focus on the birds and birders. The food supplied (I was on their wader identification course) was...

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Broome B, Manager at Broome Bird Observatory, responded to this review

Hi Ken, Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed the recent Wave the Waders Goodbye course at the BBO. Kind regards, Nigel.

Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Broome Bird Observatory as my 9 year old daughter who loves birdwatching wanted to stay there for her birthday. The camp hosts were very friendly and the bush camp site was lovely. The amenities were very interesting full of frogs and the place was alive with wildlife. The camp hosts are helpful but don't advise on...

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

If you want Caravan Park style camping then go into Broome. The BBO is set up for tents and camper trailers ie small sites, no on tap water and no power. However this is just the way we like it. Clean facilities that you share with the wildlife (frogs) and access to the shade house overlooking bird ponds. Our fifth...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 May 2015

Really enjoyed ourselves here. The staff were great and the bird drive /tours were excellent!! Although the cabins were of basic standard, they were clean and the shade house offered a wonderful vantage for watching birds and wallabies drinking on the property. Close to the beautiful beach area and providing clean toilet and shower facilities. I am hoping to get...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Stayed at the BBO for a week on one of their birding courses with 7 other people. The BBO is run by a warden and 2 assistant wardens plus some volunteers. Accommodation is either in a bunkhouse style (see photo) or on un-powered camp sites. Ablution block is basic but all you need, with a separate Pen & Cob toilet...

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South East Sulawesi, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Spent 4 nights camping at the observatory.its great that theres only a limit amount of spots.its very quite and your generally around other bird lovers who love the peace and quite as well.the camp kitchen is amazing.so well stocked, completley shaded and mozzie proof with a few bird baths to view as you sit down for lunch or dinner.lots of...

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Reviewed 30 June 2013 via mobile

Enthusiastic welcome, extremely knowledgable staff and peaceful site. Birds were good as well. We were taken to the coast and then inland. Good fun and felt safe and cared for. Worth doing in a small group.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 June 2013

We enjoyed two wonderful and peaceful nights of camping. Very clean facilities, and friendly caretakers. Worth the drive in on a rather bumpy muddy track. Great spot for both birders and non-birders, you can't beat the mellow vibe.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2012

We loved it here. We camped for two nights (for about $45 per night for four of us, I think) and wish we could have stayed longer. The observatory is at the end of a long red sand road, right by Roebuck Bay, a beautiful arc of orange sand and low cliffs, full of wonderful birdlife. The pitches are gravelly...

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Address: Crab Creek Road, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
Region: Australia > Western Australia > Kimberley Region > Broome
Price Range: $45 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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