Visit the perpetually sunny, friendly, multicultural pearling town of Broome in Western Australia and you will never want to leave it. A fusion of peacefulness, intriguing history, and Indigenous culture well blended with rugged natural beauty, from stunning turquoise water to white beaches and the spectacular Kimberley are the main fascinations of Broome.
The Things You Can Do When You Visit Broome
Ride a Camel At Sunset On Cable Beach
Steer your camel on the cable beach when the sunset unfolds itself in front of you. It just creates a magnificent experience. The sun sinking into the ocean with the sky lighting up powerful with red and orange, matching the riches of the region. This splendid experience of the early evening stays with you for a longer time till the sun is completely gone down.
Relax With a Beer At Broome's Matso's Brewery
Enjoy a craft beer and a delicious meal at the iconic Matsa's Brewery, overlooking Roebuck Bay. Relax completely in the beauty of the place and enjoy your meal and beverage.
Visit the Japanese Cemetery in Broome
Learn about the fascinating pearling history of Broome at this flawlessly maintained the final resting place. More than 900 pearl drivers are buried in the Japanese Cemetery alone. Their sacrifice contributed to the establishment of the town and it is considered as the stuff of a legend.
Go Pearl Shopping In China Town
Browse the finest pearl showrooms and take home a classic souvenir to wear forever. Learn about the pearling history, watches a demonstration of old diving gear and even a sample pearl meat.
View Indigenous Art at Broome's Short Street Gallery
Explore the culture and history of the world's oldest continuous culture through the creative genius on display at Short Street Gallery in Chinatown. The extensive collections highlight the varied and distinctive styles of the different Aboriginal tribal groups and provide artistic context to the achievements and tragedies of Indigenous Australia.
Discover the Dinosaur Footprints at Gantheaume Point
See the colors of the Kimberley on this stretch of white sandy beach just a 10-minute drive from Broome. Set against a red rock cliff overlooking the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Point has interpretive signs that describe its history, including dinosaur footprints preserved in reef rock that can be seen at low tide.
Look For Treasures At Broome's Courthouse Markets
Mix with the locals and shops for crafts, jewelry, and fresh produce or just relax on the grass and listen to a didgeridoo performance. Browse the stalls offering sparkling crystals, hand-blown or painted glass, lanterns, plates, clothes, scarves, photos, paintings, and ceramics. You can chat to local tour operators and environmentalists about the wonders of the Kimberley.
Camp In Luxury At Eco Beach
An unforgettable wilderness experience awaits at the Eco Beach resort. It is 90-minute drive south of Broome. Choose an opulent safari tent, villa or a beach house accommodation and enjoy daily yoga sessions, spa treatments, stand-up paddle boarding, sea kayaking, whale watching tours and fishing charters. You can take day trips on a 12-minute flight from Broome over Roebuck Bay.
Natural Wonders With The Horizontal Falls And Staircase To The Moon
Experience one of the world's most spectacular natural phenomena when massive tidal movements create a waterfall effect as they hurtle between two narrow coastal gorges. Fly to Talbot Bay in the Buccaneer Archipelago by seaplane and land on the water before boarding a 600-horsepower jet boat for an exhilarating thrill ride through the “Falls”. Located closer town is the Staircase to the Moon which occurs when the full moon rises over the exposed tidal flats of Roebuck Bay between March and October, thereby creating an optical illusion that there is staircase all the way to the moon.
Thus, explore Broome and its fascinating destinations and take a life-experience back home with you to cherish for the rest of your life.