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Camel Train on Cable Beach Broome WA, Australia.

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

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Comments


RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
11 Jun 2013 9:30AM
What a beautiful image, the camel train silhouetted against that wonderful sky: and the with the reflections in the wet sand, you have a cracking image.
Ronnie.
cats_123 Plus
17 5.1k 30 Northern Ireland
11 Jun 2013 10:18AM
No tripods allowed WinkGrinGrin
boov Plus
8 2 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 10:32AM
Fabulous.....
Pinnace 12 12 Wales
11 Jun 2013 10:33AM
Like the write up too
11 Jun 2013 12:24PM
simply brilliant catch!
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richmowil Plus
12 447 2 England
11 Jun 2013 1:47PM
Cracking Image!!
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
11 Jun 2013 1:51PM
Stunning image. Wonderful colour........Sandy
tomcat 15 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 2:28PM
What a place to be

A well presented image indeed

Adrian
11 Jun 2013 4:04PM
What a cracking image, great colour and the silhoute (sorry about the spelling).

Spot on.

Regards.

Gavin
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2013 7:02PM
Love it!
Diane
11 Jun 2013 7:12PM
Brilliant!!!
Effrossini
jason_e 16 15 1 United Kingdom
14 Jun 2013 9:22AM
Spot on !!!
Potra 8 Venezuela
21 Jun 2013 8:20PM
Spectacular.

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