Broome Info

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.

Cruise from Broome to explore the hidden gems the Kimberley has to offer.

Some of the highlights of Broome include: Cable Beach Sunsets, Sun Pictures the oldest operating outdoor picture gardens in Australia, cultural Chinatown featuring a range of Pearl showrooms, side walk cafes, the historic Japanese cemetery and so much more.

From March to October witness a breathtaking natural phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon. Dates and times for 2016 are as follows:

2018 Staircase Dates (Broome)

April - 1st at 6:40pm, 2nd at 7:21pm, 3rd at 8:04pm, 30th at 5:58pm
May - 1st at 6:40pm, 2nd at 7:24pm, 30th at 8:05pm, 31st at 6:52pm
June - 1st at 7:40pm, 29th at 6:49pm, 30th at 7:39pm
July - 28th at 6:00pm, 29th at 6:49pm, 30th at 7:39pm
August - 27th at 6:25pm, 28th at 7:15pm, 29th at 8:05pm
September - 25th at 6:01pm, 26th at 6:52pm, 27th at 7:45pm
October - 25th at 6:31pm, 26th at 7:22pm









1st at 6:40pm

1st at 6:40pm

30th at 7:40pm

28th at 6:00pm

27th at 6:25pm

25th at 6:01pm

25th at 6:31pm

2nd at 7:21pm

2nd at 7:24pm

29th at 6:24pm

29th at 6:49pm

28th at 7:15pm

26th at 6:52pm

26th at 7:22pm

3rd at 8:04pm

30th at 6:05pm

30th at 7:13pm

30th at 7:39pm

29th at 8:05pm

27th at 7:45pm


30th at 5:58pm

31st at 6:52pm






2017 Race Dates

Broome Race One - Saturday, 2nd June
Broome Race Two - Saturday, 16th June
Broome Race Three - Saturday, 23rd June
Broome Race Four - Sunday, 8th July
Broome Race Five - Saturday, 14th July
Broome Race Six - Friday, 27th July
Broome Race Seven - Saturday, 4th August
Broome Race Nine - Saturday, 18th August

Broome Race One

Broome Race Two

Broome Race Three

Broome Race Four

Broome Race Five

Broome Race Six

Broome Race Seven

Broome Race Nine

Saturday, 2nd June

Saturday, 16th June

Saturday, 23rd June

Saturday, 8th July

Saturday, 14th July

Friday, 27th July

Saturday, 4th August

Saturday, 18th August


A popular tourist destination town, Broome offers many unique accommodation options from self contained apartments, exclusive resorts and a selection of bed & breakfasts. For guests who travel to Broome during our peak months between June to August, we strongly recommend booking your accommodation in advance.

Broome - Hotel Accommodation

Mercure Inn Continental (3 star)

(08) 9195 5900
The newly refurbished Mercure Inn Continental Broome is surrounded by the sparkling blue waters of Roebuck Bay, situated only 1 km from the airport and the heart of town, making it the perfect location from which to explore the beach and the shops and cafe in Chinatown.

The Mangrove Resort Hotel (4 star)

(08) 9192 1303
The Mangrove Resort Hotel is idyllically set amongst lush tropical gardens, boasting stunning views over Roebuck Bay and situated within a short walking distance from Chinatown.They offer a range of rooms and have something for everyone, ranging from Executive rooms to Premier Suites. Your visit may coincide with the magical Stairway to the Moon, a beautiful natural phenomenon best viewed from The Mangrove Resort.

The Oaks (4 star)

(08) 9192 9500
Set in picturesque Roebuck Bay, contemporary, well appointed hotel rooms and apartments feature balconies or large decks overlooking the pools or our tropical landscaped gardens.

Broome - Self Contained Accommodation

Bayside Holiday Apartments (3 star)

(08) 9195 5200
With only 12 ground floor apartments Bayside is ideal for visitors wanting to avoid the hubbub of a busy resort. With an ample pool and plenty of greenery its suits our guests who want a bit more peace and quiet with a per night cost that won't break the budget.

Moonlight Bay Suites (4 star)

(08) 9195 5200
Moonlight Bay is centrally located, within walking distance of the Chinatown shopping precinct and adjacent to our award winning brewery/Cafe - Matso's Broome Brewery. Providing spectacular uninterrupted views over Roebuck Bay, they offer both one and two bedroom accommodation.

Cable Beach - Hotel Accommodation

Bali Hai Resort & Spa

(08) 9191 3100
Indulge yourself at one of the most exotic and unique places to stay in Cable Beach. Set amongst lush tropical gardens, Bali Hai Resort &Spa reflects a strong Asian influence in both furnishings and design, including outdoor private bathrooms and courtyards.

Cable Beach Club Resort (5 star)

(08) 9192 0400
The award winning Cable Beach Club Resort &Spa is the only resort overlooking Broome's iconic Cable Beach. A tropical oasis, The Resort is a 26 acre haven set amongst tranquil gardens and featuring a range of accommodation options, from "Broome Style" villas, bungalows and studio rooms to the unabashed opulence of the Price-Jones, Nolan and Durack suites.

Pinctada Cable Beach (5 star)

(08) 9193 8340
Set in tranquil grounds, the design of this intimate 72 room resort wraps the symmetrical Maxima Pool with its spa nooks, cascading water feature and 25m lap lane. Each graciously sized guest room has been designed to capture light and the Indian Ocean breeze, reflecting the freedom, space and colours of the famous pearling town of Broome. Featuring king size beds with fine linen, a private balcony or terrace, spacious bathrooms, polished hardwood floors, intelligent lighting and air conditioning, overhead fan, flow through ventilation.

Cable Beach - Self Contained Accommodation

The Billi Private Villa Accommodation

(+61 8) 9192 1711
Brand new Affordable, Unique and Private 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom villa style self contained accommodation with raised timber walkways throughout the resort, open spaces and tropical gardens, private entertaining decks, resort style pool and plenty of car parking.. All villas have access to a stunning central pool area with day beds set amongst the expansive gardens and adjoined by meandering wooden walkways. Perfect for couples, families and small groups located near Cable Beach.

Blue Seas Resort (5 star)

(08) 9192 0999
Blue Seas is located within a short walk from Cable Beach, bars and restaurants. Set in tropical gardens, all 44 one bedroom luxury self contained apartments can sleep up to four adults in comfort, each with a queen bed and two single sofa lounges. Fully appointed in teak furniture, each with their own private balcony or verandah.

Seashells Resort (4 star)

(08) 9192 6111
Seashells Resort Broome features a wide choice of 4.5 star AAA rated apartments and bungalows, which are both inviting and thoughtfully designed. Located just 300 metres from Cable Beach our deluxe apartments and bungalows are nestled on 4 acres of lush tropical gardens.

The Pearle of Cable Beach (5 star)

(08) 9194 0900
Stunning guest rooms and private pavilion cocooned in a tropical oasis. Very spacious &quite, great for couples sharing or a family travelling. Close to Cable Beach and 10 km from Chinatown.

Bed and Breakfasts

Bay House Bed & Breakfast

(08) 9192 2529
With spectacular views of Roebuck Bay, The Bay House Bed &Breakfast is the perfect location to base yourself whilst in Broome. Only a short stroll to Chinatown, fabulous restaurants/bars, Town Beach and just five minutes by car to Cable Beach.

Demco Bed & Breakfast

(08) 9192 6688
Set in Broome's most prestigious suburb, walk in from your own private entrance to your fully air conditioned apartment with private bathroom and lounge. Relax in the morning with a choice of continental or fully cooked gourmet breakfast. 3 minute walk to Town Beach.

Reflections B&B

9192 6610
Bed & breakfast with unique views and a relaxing atmosphere. Look out at the ever changing scenes on the Bay while you enjoy a gourmet breakfast. Rooms have TV, fan and aircon. and OWN bathroom. Own fridge in shared sitting room/mini kitchen.

Caravan Parks

Broome Caravan Park
(08) 9192 1776

Broome Vacation Village
(08) 9192 1057

Cable Beach Caravan Park
(08) 9192 2066

Roebuck Bay Caravan Park
(08) 9192 1366

Tarangau Caravan Park
(08) 9193 5084


For guests who have a few days either side of their cruise in Broome we recommend you take part in various sightseeing tours such as the famous Willie Creek Pearl Farm tour, a sunset hovercraft tour, enjoy a camel ride at Broome's famous Cable Beach or join a 4WD tour to experience Cape Leveque, Windjana Gorge or Tunnel Creek.

Willie Creek Pearl Farm & Town Tour

(08) 9192 0000

Broome Hovercraft Tour

(08) 9193 5025

Kimberley Wilderness Adventures

1300 334 872

Broome Camel Safari

0419 916 101

To enquire or book accommodation and/or tours please contact the companies directly, the Broome Visitor Centre or our office:

Our office:
(08) 9193 6131

Broome Visitor Centre:
(08) 9195 2200