Explore our Neighbourhood
Sun Pictures is the world’s oldest picture gardens still in operation. Relax in the comfort of deckchairs under the stars and watch a movie in a place that is an integral part of Broome community. Open to public (free entry) during the day. Displays up to 2 movies each night (fee applies).
Location: Carnarvon Street, Chinatown
The Broome Courthouse Markets are held in the beautiful Heritage listed gardens of the Broome Courthouse. Started over 25 years ago by a small group of locals wishing to trade local product, they have grown to become a major tourist attraction in Broome and host up to 115 creative stalls over the Dry Season. Trading every Saturday all year and Sunday from April – October, the local markets attracts visitors from far and wide.
Broome has the best pearl and jewellery shopping in Australia, possibly the world. Take a peek at some of the places you can visit:
Photo courtesy Willie Creek Pearls
Staircase to the Moon
Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon which occurs when a full moon rises over the exposed tidal flats of Roebuck Bay.
The first two days of Staircase to the Moon generally also play host to the Staircase to the Moon markets at Town Beach. Here you can sample local produce, buy hand made products, a variety of international food, and enjoy the sounds of local entertainers. Another popular spot to view the event is The Mangrove Hotel Resort, with live entertainment every Staircase night.
Great day tour to learn everything there is to know about crocodiles in their natural environment. Feeding tour 3pm daily. The park is home to breathtakingly colourful birdlife, a cassowary, kangaroos, euros and wallabies, as well as emus, jabirus, snakes and lizards. Open year-round.
Location: Broome Highway (20min drive)
Photo: Justine Zappa
Broome is famous for the 130 million year old Dinosaur Footprints which can be seen at very low tides at Gantheaume Point. The footprints can be seen at Gantheaume Point at tides below 2.16m. Due to the location of the footprints, A high level of mo-bility and appropriate footwear is required.
Photo: Australia's North West
Cable Beach Camel Rides
Perfect for families. With soft seat saddles to sit in, and the smell of the sea air along with those majestic views, this is most definitely the best way to see Cable Beach and all its beauty. Catch the early morning breeze, the warmth of the afternoon or enjoy a sunset over one of the most amazing beaches in the world.
Location: Cable Beach. Operators: Red Sun Camels & Broome Camel Safaris
Sport & Leisure
Experience the natural wonders of Broome’s coastline one a paddle adventure. Take time to discover this amazing marine environment where you have a chance to spot a sea turtle from your kayak. Stop off half way for an explore, refreshing swim, cool drinks and beach snacks. A popular and fun trip for all ages.
Reef and Creek Fishing Charters
Absolute Ocean Charter: Indulge in a full or half day fishing charter, catching quality table fish for dinner, or earn bragging rights landing great fighting sport fish! Reef & Creek fishing available (Days & Times are dependant on Broome tides). AOC is a locally owned and family operated business with an exceptional level of customer service. All fishing gear, food & drinks are provided including return transfers.
Fish Broome: Enjoy a magnificent day out on the Indian Ocean aboard the purpose-built 43 foot reef fishing vessel ‘Rare Breed II’; the fastest jet powered fishing charter boat in Western Australia! Be guided to some of the best reef fish our country has to offer: coral trout, crimson sea perch, red & blue-line emperor, Spanish mackerel, tuna and many species of trevally.
Zookeepers offers a range of gourmet & local products and house-made daily delicacies. Organic (and amazingly tasty) coffees and teas, freshly made muffins, pastries and kronuts. Located a few meters away from Seashells, it’s the ultimate breakfast spot! Dine-in/Take away. Currently opening from 7am to 12pm (August 2020) Location: 2 Challenor Drive, Cable Beach.
Award winning microbrewery. The Head Brewer loves to combine the finest natural ingredients, traditional time honoured brewing techniques and modern technology, to produce a range of beer styles that -above all else- aim to deliver flavour (Mango, Ginger, Chilli, Pale Ale, Dark Lager). Open for lunch and dinner.
Chahoya Spa by L’Occitane
World Luxury Spa award nominee. A piece of heaven, perfect to rejuvenate mind, body and soul. All types of treatment from around the world. Unparalleled relaxation experience with seven private suites including a double vichy shower room. Open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. Located at Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa – 10 minutes walk from Seashells. Photo courtesy Cable Beach Club