Your ‘must do in Broome’ list is about to get a whole lot bigger.
There are no doubt a few items on your Broome wish list already – a sunset trek on the famous Cable Beach camel trains, a white water ride on the world’s only Horizontal Waterfalls and possibly a South Sea pearl farm tour. Well, prepare to make more room in your itinerary, and plan a return trip.
Go stargazing under one of the clearest night skies on Earth and watch our planet turning around our sun as the Milky Way stretches from horizon to horizon.
Zoom across the mudflats of Roebuck Bay on a hovercraft to the curious dinosaur footprints of Gantheaume Point and experience Broome’s extraordinary coast in a whole new way
Take to the skies in a plane or helicopter to reach the ancient gorges, thundering waterfalls and untouched islands of the last true wilderness on Earth, the Kimberley. Broome is also a departure point for extended guided adventures by 4WD or cruise ship.
Discover Broome’s rich pearling heritage following the self-guided Jetty to Jetty Walk, or join a guided tour and listen to the compelling story of how Aboriginal, Malay, Chinese, Japanese, European and Filipino cultures turned Broome town into a boomtown as the pearling capital of the world in the 1880s.
Take a spiritual journey north of Broome to the coastal wilderness of the Dampier Peninsula and let the local Bardi people give you a warm welcome to Country. They’ll introduce you to the six seasons of their ancient hunting and gathering culture, teach you spearfishing and mud crabbing techniques and share the bushtucker that makes up their traditional diet and medicines.
Join a fishing charter or hire a boat and cast a line in some of the best, marine life-rich waters in Australia, just off the coast of Broome.
Encounter the living dinosaurs of the Kimberley, salt and freshwater crocodiles. Witness the great whale migration. Or see playful dolphins and graceful turtles in their natural habitat on a tour led by knowledgeable local marine life experts.
Traveller Tip: Some tours and experiences are dependent on tides and seasons, so be sure to ask for the best dates and times when you make your booking.
Contact the Kimberley region’s visitor centres for further information or to make a booking, and you’ll find plenty of inspiration in the list of operators below. Click ‘show search form’ to search by tour type and narrow down the results. See Kimberley tours for a list of extended Broome tours.