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Broome

Often referred to as the pearl of North West Australia, Broome is WA’s (Western Australia) coastal gateway to the magnificent wilderness region of the Kimberley. It’s also home to the world-famous white sands of Cable Beach, making it one of the State’s most popular holiday resorts. 

A holiday in this pearling town is not complete without taking one of the many Broome tours on offer.  Why not take a camel ride along Cable Beach, find out about the fascinating history of the Broome hard hat divers or visit a pearl farm. See dinosaur footprints on a hovercraft ride, kayak Gantheaume Point or enjoy a sunset cruise on a restored pearling lugger.

There is a huge range of Broome accommodation. Whether you want to pitch a tent at one of the caravan and camping grounds, stay with your family in self contained accommodation or enjoy the luxury of a resort hotel, Broome has it all. 

Cable Beach in Broome WA
Cable Beach Sunsets
Ranked among the world’s top beaches, it’s easy to see why Cable Beach near Broome is one of Australia’s favourite holiday resorts. Check out the Cable Beach webcam or search Broome tours for a camel trek or Pearl lugger cruise

Sun Pictures Broome WA
Oldest Outdoor Cinema
Catch a movie at Sun Pictures, the oldest operating outdoor picture gardens in Australia, and, indeed, the world. Be sure to include this popular holiday highlight in your itinerary and enjoy a magical night under a Kimberley night sky.

Cultural Chinatown

Once a bustling hub of pearl sheds, billiard saloons, opium dens and brothels, Chinatown in Broome, WA, is now home to fine pearl showrooms and an exotic blend of sidewalk cafes and restaurants serving east-meets-west cuisine.


Cape Leveque Broome WA
Dampier Peninsula
Dampier Peninsula and Cape Leveque offer the perfect getaway for the adventurous traveller. As well as stunning natural landscapes, they give you the chance to experience the unique culture and history of the local Indigenous peoples.

More Broome Highlights

On a very low tide view the remains of Worl War II Dutch flying boats, the catalinas in Roebuck Bay.

Viist the Japanese Cemetery, which pays tribute to hundreds of pearl divers who lost their lives at sea.

On low tide see the 130 million year old dinosaur footprints at Gantheaume Pont.

Visit Broome's Bird Observatory, home to more than 300 species of migratory birds.

Head for the Courthouse Markets held Saturday mornings all year round and Sundays from April until October.

See Broome's beautiful world-class pearls displayed for sale in Chinatown's pearl show rooms.

Join a fishing tour or cast aline from the jetty.

For friendly advice and to book Broome accommodation and tours contact the Broome Visitor Centre.


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Broome Accommodation

Broome accommodation options range from luxury resorts to backpackers.


See Cable Beach by camel 

Broome Tours

Broome tours are a great way to experience the unique culture of the town.


Japanese Cemetary 

Broome Attractions

Broome attractions create a holiday experience like no other.


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