Humpback whales migrate up the Kimberley Coast resting in several bays along the western side of the peninsula from August through to November.
Spectacular breaching and whale activity can often be seen close up to the shore.
Dolphins, turtles and dugong abound in the calm clear waters.
Lucky snorkellers will sometimes have a very close encounter!
There is a rich diversity of tropical fish, and tropical rays on the limestone reefs and the shallow rock pools. Please do not touch or handle marine life.
Exercise caution with fast moving tides and strong currents.
There is a crocodile risk anywhere in the warm waters in the north of Australia. Exercise caution, observe signs, seek local information and do not use small craft or swim in tidal creeks.
Marine stingers are not reportedly a significant concern for the northern beaches, though always take appropriate precautions.
Keep a look out for the amazing diversity of wildlife including frill neck lizards, snakes, sea eagles, wallabies, dingos and the mighty Bower Bird.
Rock formations, ancient footprints and the remarkable pindan cliffs characterise the peninsula and mesmerise photographers.
The islands of the archipelago can be seen from the eastern side of the peninsula, and if there at the right time of year, you can sometimes see your own private ‘Staircase to the Moon’