Dampier Peninsula


The Bardi and Nyul Nyul people have cared for Dampier Peninsula for thousands of years and invite you to enjoy its pristine white sand, turquoise sea, striking pindan cliffs, amazing wildlife and rich culture.

They call it ‘Ardi’ meaning ‘heading north’ and you can reach the peninsula by heading north from Broome on Cape Leveque Road (four wheel drive track). From Perth, you can fly to Broome in two and a half hours, and direct flights are also available from Sydney and Melbourne in summer.

Make your first stop at Beagle Bay’s Sacred Heart Church to admire its unique pearl shell altar.

Enter Mercedes Cove and discover a culture connected to this land and sea for more than 40000 years.

Visit National Heritage listed Pender Bay and witness one of the world’s largest populations of humpback whales making their annual migration in August.

Experience remote community life at Mudnunn, Chile Creek, Lombadina, Goombaragin or La Djardarr Bay on a fishing, mud crabbing, kayaking or snorkelling tour.

Let Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm show you how they cultivate the finest South Sea pearls.

Or take a scenic flight or cruise to the untouched islands of the Buccaneer Archipelago and the world’s only horizontal waterfalls.

Quick Facts

Dampier Peninsula is a small Western Australian Rural Location within the local government area of Broome, it is located approximately 1800kms from the capital Perth covering an area of 4756.773 square kilometres. Dampier Peninsula has a recorded population of 1113 residents and is within the Australian Western Standard Time zone Australia/Perth.

If you are planning a visit to Dampier Peninsula we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Dampier Peninsula and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.