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Mangrove Discovery Experience


Narlijia Experiences Broome

Join Bart Pigram, Yawuru man as he takes you on an adventure on Broome’s famous Roebuck Bay in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Roebuck Bay’s low tide mangrove ecosystem on this and gain   a greater appreciation of Broome’s natural environment and marine life and a complete understanding of Aboriginal history and settlement of the town. So slip on the boots, spray on the repellent and jump on the The Mangrove Discovery Experience.

Insights into your experience

This two-hour Mangrove Discovery Experience is a fun and engaging 2.8km walk in the mangroves and mudflats with local Aboriginal guide.

You will learn about the different types of mangrove trees. Experience the mangrove forest and hear about the traditional uses of mangrove wood. At low tide the mangroves are alive with mudskippers, mudcrabs and a variety of birds.

Possibly sample some of the bushtucker traditionally sourced from the mangrove forest, spot the different types of crab holes, and if you are lucky, you will taste a beautiful oyster, fresh off the rock. 
Walking through tidal pools to Buccaneer Rock you will hear the Dreaming story of Randigunya the giant. 
Explore ancient shell middens, mangrove forests and intertidal mudflats teaming with natural resources still hunted and collecting by Indigenous people today. The perfect way to experience Roebuck Bay in Broome.

Bart Pigram

Bart Pigram is a Yawuru man from the West Kimberley region of northwest Australia. Born and bred in Broome Bart has a passion for telling the complete story of life in Broome. Drawing on knowledge gained from living a saltwater lifestyle as well as professional training as a curator, Bart started Narlijia Tours in 2015.


Aboriginal guide

You should bring

Walking shoes
Water bottle

Things to know

This is a two hour tour operating in the morning or afternoon. 

Scheduled departures:
Please note, the tour start times vary daily depending on tides.
Scheduled departures run from March 2021 – November 2021. Click on the Book Now button to check the calendar for departure dates.

Planning for your trip:
Arrive 10 minutes prior

What to Bring:

  • Repellent
  • Reef Shoes
  • Hat/Sunglasses
  • Water bottle 
  • Sense of Adventure

Meeting point

Carnarvon Street, Broome. Across the road from the Matso’s Brewery bus stop. Please arrive 10 mins prior to departure time


Roebuck Bay, Broome, Western Australia, 6725.

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