You have to see it to believe it! This amazing natural phenomenon takes place along the Pilbara and Kimberley Coastline, when the full moon rising across the exposed tidal flats creates the impression of a staircase leading to the moon.
Scroll down for locations, and for the 2020 and 2021 dates and times for Staircase to the Moon!
Best locations to view Staircase to the Moon
Broome and Around also run a Staircase to the Moon Tour, with pick up/drop off from your accommodation to the Mangrove Hotel or the Town Beach Markets. The return trip is $15 per adult.
Staircase to the Moon may be viewed from the western side of the Peninsula at Gambanan campsite, or from Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm.
First Avenue in Onslow is a beautiful spot for Staircase to the Moon.
Head to the Lookout at Settler's Beach in Cossack for Staircase to the Moon in this beautifully restored ghost town.
Karratha & Dampier
A half an hour’s drive from Karratha, Hearson’s Cove’s expansive mud flats make it an ideal spot to watch the Staircase.
A special Staircase to the Moon viewing deck is located next to the Cooke Point Caravan Park on Goode Street. On the first evening of the Staircase to the Moon, enjoy browsing the market stalls and local crafts at Discovery Markets.
The Point Samson Peninsula offers spectacular viewing of Staircase to the Moon from the viewing platform.
Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve
Campers at Cape Keraudren Nature Reserve have a prime spot for Staircase viewing.
Staircase to the Moon Dates and Times 2020
In the Pilbara, the Staircase appears a few minutes later than Broome, so please check with the local visitor centre for the correct times for that location.
Broome Dates & Times
Staircase to the Moon markets at Town Beach take place on dates marked *; Thursday night markets at Town Beach take place from June through to September.
Staircase to the Moon Dates and Times 2021
These are the dates and times for Broome. In the Pilbara, the Staircase appears a few minutes later than Broome, so please check with the local visitor centre for the correct times for that location.