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Kimberley

Sunset at Cape Leveque, Dampier Peninsula, Kimberley Western Australia.

Western Australia

The Kimberley, Australia: Marks in the sand

Melissa Fyfe Melissa Fyfe enjoys spectacular scenery and indigenous culture on a Kimberley coastal trail.

Western Australia

One day three ways: Broome

Brian Johnston Board a helicopter for a bird's-eye coastline view and get a four-hour tour of Willie Creek.

Famous Flyer: Layne Beachley

Bronwyn McNulty Layne Beachley loves travel's scope for reinvention.

Bargains

Get going: Cable Beach Resort

WA Pinctada

edited by BELINDA JACKSON Get away in February to Pinctada Cable Beach Resort in Broome and save $200.

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Special features

Australia

Luxury location, bargain price: our most spectacular holiday locations for a pittance

Spectacular locations

Ute Junker Some of the most spectacular holiday spots in Australia can be experienced in luxury ... or for peanuts.

Australia

Places in the heart: Marilynne Paspaley

Desert grandeur ? Marilynne Paspaley loves Broome's cultural mix.

As a ''typical cynical'' teenager, Marilynne Paspaley thought Broome and its pearls boring. Fast forward and the WA businesswoman admits she adores this Kimberley town.

Photo galleries

Broome Cup Carnival 2013

Broome racing

The vibrant Broome Cup Carnival weekend attracts some colouful punters and horseracing enthusiasts each year.

Splurge or save at Australia's most spectacular spots

Spectacular locations

Some of Australia's most incredible holiday destinations can be experienced in top-shelf, expensive luxury ... or you can do them on the cheap for a pittance.

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Travellers Tips

Australia

Elsewhere, all to yourself

Cable Beach, Broome, Western Australia

The usual haunts may be booked solid but bargains await in places that go quiet in summer, writes Sheriden Rhodes.

Tips

All aboard the flexible future

Scene not herd ... tour operators are moving away from one-size-fits-all programs to bespoke agendas with multiple options.

Tour operators have begun to offer multiple options instead of sticking to rigid itineraries, says Jane E. Fraser.

Map of Kimberley

Travel News

Avalon Airport axes ad over criticism it made light of domestic violence

The advertisement as seen on Avalon Airport's Facebook page.

5:29pm | Victoria's Avalon Airport has been forced to ditch its new advertising campaign after being accused of making light of domestic violence.

UK tourist recounts 'hellish' time in Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

10:09am | A 37-year-old British nurse has recounted her "hellish" experience in Sri Lanka after she was arrested and sent to a deportation centre for sporting a Buddha tattoo deemed offensive by authorities.

Stowaway reportedly eyed Africa

9:05am | As relatives make themselves scarce after a 15-year-old Santa Clara boy survived a flight from San Jose to Maui in a jetliner's wheel well over the weekend, Hawaiian media have reported the boy may have been trying to get to his mother in Africa.

Hang onto your seat: it's gondola be an after-dark ride to thrill

JASON DOWLING | First we had the illuminated Melbourne Star wheel for a spin after dark - next may be a midnight ride to Arthurs Seat on new multimillion-dollar gondola.

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