Horizontal Waterfalls in Talbot Bay – An Unimaginable Wonder

The Kimberley region, situated in the northernmost corner of Western Australia is one of the most naturally beautifully places in the world, and are iconic for her Horizontal Waterfalls.

Talbot Bay


Kimberley coast - Talbot Bay - Horizontal Waterfall

Kimberley coast – Talbot Bay – Horizontal Waterfall | Photo by Ian Cochrane , Flickr(CC BY 2.0)

The waterfalls are situated within the Talbot Bay area, of the most adventurous places in the world offering a range of unforgettable activities to part-take in if you love nature, from feeding sharks to exploring incredibly environments. You can easily discover more on blogs such as The Adventure Travel Site.


What are the Horizontal Waterfalls?


Flight to Horizontal Falls

Flight to Horizontal Falls | Photo by Robyn Jay , Flickr(CC BY-SA 2.0)

Affectionately referred to as the ‘Horries’, this amazing phenomenon has been regarded as being ‘one of the greatest wonders of the natural world’, and constantly attract a wide range of visitors all year round since its considered to be one of the best adventure vacations.

What Makes it so Special?


Horizontal Falls from above

Horizontal Falls from above | Photo by Stephan Ridgway, Flickr(CC BY 2.0)

They are formed due to a gap between the McClarty Ranges with a width of 25 meters, when water builds up faster on one side a water-fall is formed. What is remarkable is that the direction of the falls switches around with each change of the tide, and leads to the formation of big whirlpools.

How do I Get There?


There are many ways to access Talbot Bay, such as a very scenic seaplane ride from Broome where you can see the falls from the skies. If you wish to experience them first hand, you’ll need to hire a jet-boat.

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Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+