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Pilbara Holiday Park

Karratha, Western Australia

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Shinju Matsuri Festival

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Nowhere else in the world can you visit an Australian festival, with a Japanese name. Where a traditional Chinese dragon is the centre-piece and people proudly display their ethnic origins, and celebrate a pearling history that has made their getaway town the envy of the world.

Shinju Matsuri is the premier arts, cultural and community festival in Broome, Western Australia.

Shinju Matsuri will tempt your senses with an exciting whirlwind of colour, sound, taste and smell. The festival is held when the weather is perfect for the mostly outdoor events. The town buzzes with the excitement of this unique cultural celebration of Broome multicultural heritage and abundance of local talent. You are invited to be part of this great community celebration.

Attractions

  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations (1)
    1. Jaburara Heritage Trail The Jaburara Heritage Trail is an insightful self guided walking discovery of the traditional inhabitants of the area, the Jaburara Aboriginal Tribe. It also highlights Karrathas recent history dating back to the 1860s.
  • Natural Attractions (2)
    1. Hearsons Cove Hearsons Cove is a picturesque inlet on the Burrup Peninsula, and is well known as one of the most beautiful swimming beaches in the region. Take a mask and snorkel to appreciate the interesting view underwater in this calm clear stretch of ocean. Children will enjoy the novelty of collecting shells on this naturally formed shell beach.
    2. TV Hill Lookout TV Hill Lookout offers excellent views of Karratha. It is a very easily accessible lookout with no walking required. You can drive right up to the top of the hill in a two wheel drive on a sealed road to enjoy this lovely vantage point.

Events

Tours

  • Full Day (11)
    1. Absolute Ocean Charters Absolute Ocean Charters is the most exciting and reliable marine charter company to operate out of Broome. Their aim is to make you happy by delivering exceptional value for money and first class service. They specialise in reef fishing, sport and game fishing, whale watching and diving. They also offer exclusive private charters where you can customise a charter to suit your own needs whatever they may be.
    2. Barradict Sportfishing Charters Come and experience Fishing in the Kimberley with Barraddict Sport Fishing Charters, one of the Kimberley's best kept secrets! Barraddict averages 285 days on the water. Would you trust anyone else?
    3. Brian Lee Hunters Creek Tagalong Tours Brian Lee is a Bardi Aboriginal man operating tours from Kooljaman, on the tip of the spectacular Dampier Peninsula, 200 kilometres from Broome. Follow Brian to Hunters Creek on a tagalong tour (your own four wheel drive vehicle is essential).
    4. Darngku Heritage Cruises Darngku Heritage Cruises provide the opportunity for you to see the magnificent features of Darngku, Geikie Gorge National Park, in the West Kimberley, through the eyes of its traditional Aboriginal owners.
    5. KAS Helicopters KAS Helicopters are the helicopter specialists of the Kimberley region of Western Australia offering a range of scenic flights and helicopter tours from Broome and Derby.
    6. Kimberley Air Tours Kimberley Air Tours are based in Kununurra, Western Australia and offer spectacular air tours and charter services in both float planes and land based aircraft. Tours showcase the Bungle Bungle Range, magnificent Lake Argyle and the unique Kimberley Coast. Theirr float plane tours have the added thrill of landing on the beautiful waterways of the Kimberley - for an extra special experience!
    7. Kimberley Aviation Kimberley Aviation is an air safari and charter flight company and specialises in unique air safaris. If there is one thing you experience when in Broome it has to be a Kimberley Aviation air safari.
    8. King Leopold Air King Leopold Air provides personalised air safari tours throughout the Kimberley, Western Australia. We offer the connection of many modes of transport, including aircraft, boats and four wheel drive vehicles to maximise your touring experience and allow more time exploring the natural wonders of this amazing region.
    9. Kingfisher Tours Kununurra sits at the heart of the pristine and rugged wilderness that is the North East Kimberley. An aerial tour with locally owned and operated Kingfisher Tours is one of the best ways to explore this magnificent landscape.
    10. Lestok Tours Lestok Tours offers guided tours of the Pilbara region, including Pilbara Irons Tom Price mining operation and the Karijini National Park.
    11. Triple J Tours Kununurra's most popular river cruise! Triple J Tours is proud to offer the longest daily river cruise in Australia. Travelling 55 kilometres from Kununurra to the Ord Top Dam through a variety of different landscapes from the wide expanses of Lake Kununurra, the magnificent Carlton Gorge and into the true Ord River to the Ord River Dam Wall.
  • Half Day (9)
    1. Broome Adventure Company The Broome Adventure Company specialises in relaxing sea kayaking tours of the Broome Peninsula. To see the best of Broome's coastline and have some fun, join them on an adventure you will never forget.
    2. Broome Hovercraft Broome Hovercraft currently operates hovercraft flights around the spectacular tidal reaches and mangrove habitats of Roebuck Bay.
    3. Broome Sightseeing Tours This multi award-winning boutique tour is your first port of call when exploring Broome. Broome Sightseeing Tours will show you all the best that Broome and the surrounding area have to offer.
    4. Broome Top Deck Tours For the perfect introduction to Broome, join the tour that everyone loves; aboard a beautifully restored Double Decker Bus.
    5. Broomes Pearling Lugger Experience Sail on Broome's award-winning pearling lugger INTOMBI. Since 2005, owners Ryan and Amy have hosted thousands of happy guests aboard their beautifully restored pearling lugger.
    6. Bundys Cultural Tours Come with Bundy for a truly unique Aboriginal cultural experience. Tours operate from the northern tip of the spectacular Dampier Peninsula, approximately 200 kilometres from Broome.
    7. Bungoolee Tours Deep in the raw heart of the majestic Kimberley region, Dillon Andrews and his team welcome you to Bunuba Country.
    8. Red Sun Camels Red Sun Camels is Broome's only award winning camel tour operator, offering daily camel rides on Cable Beach.
    9. Willie Creek Pearl Farm Located 38 kilometres north of Broome, The Willie Creek Pearl Farm is perfectly situated on the protected tidal estuary of Willie Creek. A natural harbour, the warm azure waters of the creek provide a perfect growing environment for the Pinctada maxima oyster and produces world renowned South Sea Pearls.
  • Night (1)
    1. Astro Tours Blowing your mind is the intention of Astro Tours. Have you ever looked up into the glorious night skies and wondered what it is all about? Astro Tours takes advantage of some of the best skies on the planet to run a two hour astronomy experience from April to December in Broome.

Visitor Information

Pilbara Holiday Park

Rosemary Road,
Baynton, 6714,
Australia

Freecall: 1800 451 855

Tel: 08 9185 1855
Email: pilbara@aspenparks.com.au

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