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Red Sun Camels provide camel rides along beautiful Cable Beach. This iconic experience will leave you feeling relaxed, captivated and the team in red will ensure you leave with the most remarkable lifelong memories. 

The friendly and professional staff of Red Sun Camels will provide you with a wealth of information about the camels and their history. The comfortable leather saddles aboard our well-trained and friendly camels will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.  

Red Sun Camels are located immediately north of the rocks on Cable Beach, adjacent to the beach access. Red Sun Camels operate tours seven days a week, throughout the year.


  • Winner of the 2012 Australia's North West Tourism Awards - Department of Environment and Conservation: Land Based Operator

  • Finalist of 2012 Tourism Western Australia Awards - Tour Operator 

  • Broome's only award winning camel operator

  • Only Broome camel operator with loading platform

  • Full time staff with over forty years experience

  • Safety record second to none

  • First and closest camel ride meeting point

  • Bring your own camera, we are happy to take photos for you

  • Bottled water available on the beach

  • First tourism accredited camel business

  • Fully staffed office

  • Booking: Online via, Free-call phone number (within WA), via email and through your resort


Red Sun Camels was established in 1991, with only six camels.

John and Janet Geappen purchased Red Sun Camels in 2000, and they have successfully developed the business to owning more than forty camels. They are Broome’s only awarding winning camel tour and were the first to gain National Tourism Accreditation.

In 2002 they exported six trained camels to South Korea, to perform in Verdi's Aida Opera, held at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. 

In April 2007 they opened the 'Camel Store' in Chinatown, Broome. A speciality shop selling camel related merchandise. Also in 2007, Red Sun Camels supplied six camels to pull a wagon in the movie 'Australia'.

In 2012 Red Sun Camels were awarded Australia's North West Tourism 'Best Land Based Tourism Operartor', they were also a finalist in the Western Australian Tourism awards for the same category.

In 2014 Red Sun Camels organised the first 'Broome Camel Cup' held at the Broome Turf Club with over 3500 people attending the event. 

Red Sun Camels has received media coverage in over thirty countries around the world and is Broome’s longest and most photographed camel train.

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