Staircase to the moon
This natural phenomenon is caused by a full moon rising over the exposed mudflats of Roebuck Bay at extremely low tides, creating a beautiful optical illusion of a staircase reaching to the moon. Occurs March to October for 3 nights every month.The best location to view the Staircase to the moon is at the outdoor bar at the Mangrove Hotel.
Named in honour of the Java-to-Australia undersea telegraph cable which reaches shore here, Cable Beach is situated 7 km (4.3 mi) from town along a good bitumen road. The beach itself is 22.5 km (14.0 mi) long with beautiful white sand, washed clean daily by tides that can reach over 9 m (30 ft). The water is crystal clear turquoise, and the gentle swells hardly manage to topple over as they roll up onto the almost perfectly flat beach. Caution, however, is required when swimming from November through March as box jellyfish are present during those months. There have been cases where crocodiles have been sighted off the shore, but this is a rarity and measures are taken to prevent these situations. Four wheel drive vehicles may be driven onto the beach from the car park. This allows people to explore the beach at low tide to a much greater extent than would be possible on foot. Sunset camel rides operate daily along the beach.
Cable Beach is home to one of Australia's most famous nudist beaches. The clothes optional area is to the north of the beach access road from the car park and continues to the mouth of Willie Creek, 17 km (11 mi) away.
Located directly east of Cable Beach over the dunes is Minyirr Park, a coastal reserve administered by a collaboration of the Shire of Broome and the Rubibi people.
Broome Camel Safaris
Enjoy an unforgettable experience with Broome’s most loved camels- the Camels in Blue!
Meet Alison Bird- Broome’s most respected and experienced camel operator, with over 30 years experience working with these often misunderstood animals. Alison has caught camels, trained camels, brought up orphaned calves and been involved in camel export.
Enjoy a Morning, Pre-Sunset or Sunset Tour along the iconic Cable Beach. Alison and her team will ensure your experience is safe, educational and most of all, enjoyable!
Take advantage of their fantastic and affordable professional photography service, plus bring your camera along and we will also take photos for free!
Wilderness and Wildlife Park
Enter another world through the jaws of a giant saltwater crocodile. Constructed over several months in 2005, the giant fiberglass head is already recognised as the best example of its kind in the world.
The famous daily feeding tour showcases some of the largest crocodiles on display in Australia.
The park is home to breathtakingly colourful birdlife, a cassowary, dingoes (including the rare white and a black), hundreds of kangaroos, euros and wallabies, as well as emus, jabirus, snakes and lizards.
Broome Hovercraft offers experiences that are truly unique, exciting and unforgettable. They have several scenic and historic tours around Roebuck Bay and cater for a wide range of special occasions and charter flights.
Broome Visitors Centre
The Broome Visitor Centre is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation established to assist people plan, book and make the most out of their visit to Broome.
A delightful reminder of the early multi-cultural mix of people in Broome. Take a wander through the original commercial centre of Broome, which was once the bustling hub of pearl sheds, billiard saloons, entertainment houses and Chinese eateries. Chinatown is now home to some of the worlds finest pearl showrooms, along with a variety of retail outlets. Sidewalk cafes add a splash of colour to the pavements.
Broome Town Beach
Town Beach in Broome faces out on to the waters of Roebuck Bay. There is a great playground right next to a cafe. There are swings and steel framed climbing equipment covered by shade sails and soft fall on the ground. There is a water playground with buckets, squirters and water cascades to run through.
The Town Beach Cafe is open for coffee and light meals during the day, and it is great place to sit and watch the world go by. There are public toilets available near the playground.
Experience more than 140 years of Broome's unique maritime heritage. Take an historical journey through the life and times of the pearl divers on two of the last surviving perfectly restored pearl luggers. Brought to life through 1 hour guided tours. Phone 08 9192 2059 for tour times and details.
Kooljaman at Cape Leveque is a unique wilderness style luxury camp on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, 220km north of Broome. It is jointly owned by Djarindjin and One Arm Point Aboriginal communities. Here you can enjoy a diverse range of nature based exp experiences including; gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, swimming in azure waters, photography, beachcombing, bush tucker tours, spectacular walks, whale watching and bird spotting.
Boasting a multi-functional air-conditioned entertainment complex with twin cinemas, seating is 377 total capacity, & fully equipped with all of the latest features that is equal to any of the best cinemas in Australia.
Ancillary facilities include convention and community event capabilities, a café and parking for up to 65 vehicles.
Sun Cinemas is an entertainment experience of the highest calibre for Broome residents and tourists alike, that is comfortable, climatically appropriate, whilst incorporating state-of-the-art technology.
Located approximately 6 km from town, this is a scenic area with red cliffs and turquoise water. In the sandstone at the water's edge petrified dinosaur footprints over 130 million years old can be seen (when tides are less than 1.5 metres). Take care while exploring as the reef area is fragile. For the benefit of visitors a plaster cast of the tracks has been embedded at the top of the cliff. On the north side of Gantheaume point is Anastasia's Pool, a small man made rock pool built by a former lighthouse keeper for his wife Anastasia who was crippled with arthritis.