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Sacred Heart Church | 130 km north of Broome, Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Beauty based on pearling, and hard work grounded in Faith. The workmanship is wonderful, and the Sacred Heart school is inspirational.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

This church is beautiful and made of thousands of shells, the location is a bit out of the way but well worth the trip. Unfortunately because the church is in an aboriginal town, we were not allowed to explore much beyond the church, but we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018

This little church I read about years ago, with its Pearl Shell Alter etc. I vowed one day to go there. My chance came in 2017 I found a company that did tours there and I was not disappointed. Just a great church with so...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Margot R
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Take a day trip to see this fantastic church which is. decorated in mother of pearl shell. It is the prettiest church I have seen.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robynbowcott
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This place is amazing and dripping in history- a fasinating story of our past and the people who lived here. Read up on the place before you visit to truly appreciate the relevance of this site.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

I have read books which mentioned this church, so was delighted to see it. Inside it is beautiful, with amazing pearl she'll decorations, and well maintained. I'm glad it was part of my tour.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The raw materials made on site; the determination of the priests who saw the vision to build this place of worship; and the fact so many locals were essential to building it and integrating the pearl shells and trocus into the decor make this a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CCleChat
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I was amazed to see the interior of this well-kept church in Badger Bay - the altar & other areas in the church are decorated with pearl shells. The whole town is a credit to the community.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We travelled to this church in Beagle Bay enroute to Cape Leveque on a bus up/fly back tour which included a stop at Beagle Bay. The church is unique given its remoteness and the history of the settlement. It was built by the locals and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This is a unique part of the world, The church is exquisite and very well looked after. On the way to Cape Leveque it is worth a look,.

Date of experience: June 2018
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