With pristine white sand beaches, rolling red cliffs and endless azure waters, the pearling town of Broome is waiting to be discovered. Broome Hovercraft and Broome Dinosaur Adventures offer experiences that are truly unique, exciting and unforgettable. Marvel at a spectacular Broome sunset from a remote landing on the Roebuck Bay tidal flats. Discover dinosaur footprints and view the wrecks of WWII Flying Boats at very low tides. Learn about the scenic and historic sights of the magnificent Roebuck Bay coastline and watch the hundreds of varieties of wader birds, ospray and pelicans that feed in Roebuck Bay.
Our business is a family owned and operated establishment with four working family members– Rebecca and Myles Penegar and Rebecca’s parents, Roger and June Colless. We all love Broome and what Roebuck Bay has to offer. We enjoy meeting people from all over the world and imparting the knowledge we have gained on this amazing location. Operating both hovercraft and a shallow draft boat, we are passionate about creating experiences that are awe-inspiring and surpass our customers expectations leaving them amazed.
What To Expect
For the past 22 years Broome Hovercraft & Broome Dinosaur Adventures has been taking guests out across Roebuck Bay to see 130 million year old dinosaur footprints. Operating both hovercraft and a shallow draft boat, the tours provide full commentary as you navigate Roebuck Bay taking in both the breathtaking scenery and the abundant wildlife that calls Broome home. Trips range from 2 hours to 4 hours (including complimentary transfers) and start and finish from their picturesque facility near the Broome Jetty.
Hovercraft Scenic & Prehistoric Tour
From $136 per person
Come aboard Big Bird, our state of the art, fully enclosed and air-conditioned hovercraft for our Scenic and Prehistoric Hovercraft Tour. Enjoy a fully guided tour with entertaining and informative commentary on a variety of topics from the history of the Broome Town, the evolution of the coastline, the wildlife and bird life that call Roebuck Bay home and much more. One of the highlights of this tour is the 120 Million year old dinosaur footprints that are fossilised in rock on secluded beach. Enjoy a short beach walk to the site of these prints where you will learn the science behind them that has been gathered by palaeontologists since the 1940's.
Broome Hovercraft will transport you across the tidal floor to see dinosaur footprints in old petrified forest on the other side of Roebuck bay. Gliding along the tidal edge take in the view as Pelicans, Egrets, Osprey and Sea Eagle pass by, whilst marveling at the dramatic red rich Pindan cliff backdrop as you land on a secluded patch of pristine coastline. As the tide continues to fall you then head off into the Bay, settle down on the sandy sea floor and let your pilots look after you with sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres as the sun finally sets silhouetting the Broome Peninsula whilst glistening off ripples in the tidal floor.
Experience the natural wonders of Broome’s coastline on a paddle adventure. Take time to explore this amazing marine environment where you have a chance to spot a sea turtle from your kayak. A popular and fun tour for all ages.
Enjoy the magnificent and unique treasures Broome has to offer on one or more of our tours in air-conditioned comfort knowing that your health and safety are at the forefront of our procedures and that we want to surprise and delight you while you are on our tours.
Immerse yourself in the story of the Australian Pearl at Cygnet Bay. This family owned and run farm with accommodation, glamping, camping, pool, restaurant and pearling, marine, and cultural experiences is the perfect side trip from your Broome holiday.