Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I need to bring on my trip?

    Bathers, towel, sun protection and a camera.

  • Do I need to bring money?

    All food is provided but please make sure to bring money if you wish to purchase any of our merchandise during the trip.

  • Do you cater for special dietary requirements?

    Yes, simply advise us of your requirements prior to your booking
    so we can arrange appropriate catering.

  • Can I do the tour if I am pregnant?

    Yes, you can participate in all parts of the tour however we do advise the fast boat is not suitable for pregnant women. If you have any further concerns please seek the advice of your GP.

  • Are children welcome on the tour?

    Yes, however we have an age limit of 4 years and above.

  • Are there any age and weight restrictions?

    We take all ages however children must be 4 and above. Due to safety
    requirements we can only take max 120kg per person on our seaplanes.

  • Can I do the overnight from Broome?

    Unfortunately the luxury overnight tour is only available from Derby.

  • How long is the flight to Talbot Bay?

    The flight from Broome to Talbot Bay is approximately 1hr 15 minutes, and from Derby it is approximately 40 minutes.

  • How do I make payment?

    We take credit card (Visa or Mastercard) and Direct Debit. A surcharge of 1.5% applies for payment with credit cards.

  • Do your tours run all year round?

    No. Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures only operate tours seasonally, and the commencement and conclusion dates are subject to change.

    The 2017 season has now concluded.

    Tours will recommence in 2018 on 15th of March, 2018 for half day tours ex Broome, 1st of April, 2018 for full day tours ex Broome and 12th of May, 2018 for tours out of Derby.

    Please contact us to confirm our seasonal dates within each season.

  • What are Marine Park Fees

    To ensure the conservation and preservation of the Lalang-garram / Horizontal Falls Marine Park, and to provide opportunities for Dambimangari Traditional Owner employment, fees apply to all visitors. Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures collects fees on behalf of the Marine Park’s joint management body comprising of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation & Attractions and the Dambimangari Aboriginal Corporation. Fees are payable at the time of booking and are as follows:

    $5.50 per person for day (or part thereof) visitors;

    $17.00 per adult and $7.20 per Child (4-12 years inclusive) for overnight stays

    $10.50 per passenger older than five (5) years for helicopter or fixed wing scenic flights from the Park