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''Camels at Cable Beach Broome WA''

By wildlifephotographer
Named in honour of the Java-to-Australia undersea telegraph cable which reaches shore here, Cable Beach is situated 7 km (4.3 mi) from town along a good bitumen road. The beach itself is 22.5 km (14.0 mi) long with beautiful white sand, washed clean daily by tides that can reach over 9 m (30 ft). The water is crystal clear turquoise, and the gentle swells hardly manage to topple over as they roll up onto the almost perfectly flat beach. Caution, however, is required when swimming from November through March as box jellyfish are present during those months. There have been cases where crocodiles have been sighted off the shore, but this is a rarity and measures are taken to prevent these situations. Four wheel drive vehicles may be driven onto the beach from the car park. This allows people to explore the beach at low tide to a much greater extent than would be possible on foot. Sunset camel rides operate daily along the beach.

Tags: Landscape and travel

Voters: Derek_Fearn, pdunstan_Greymoon, Bravdo and 38 more

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Stunning photo, lighting is awesome.

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RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
7 Mar 2013 10:27AM
A line of silhouetted camels and their riders set against that beautiful sky/seascape, and with the sky colours reflected on the wet sands: you just cab't go wrong with a subject like this.
Beautiful image in every aspect.
Ronnie.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
7 Mar 2013 10:37AM
Excellent !! A stunning image !
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
7 Mar 2013 11:10AM
A real Stunner - I love it!!
7 Mar 2013 11:18AM
This is a fantastic image!
George
capto Plus
4 4.0k 8 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 11:50AM
What an interesting sight, lovely image.Smile

ivor
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
7 Mar 2013 12:19PM
Stunning photography. Carol
Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2013 1:47PM
A stunning image
7 Mar 2013 4:07PM
An awesome picture!
Effrossini

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