Explore our Neighbourhood


Art Lovers

Short Street Gallery

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

Short St Gallery is Broome's premier art gallery, located in the heart of Chinatown in a 100-year old dwelling, packed with character. Short Street specialises in Aboriginal art sourcing works from remote Indigenous communities and art centres from the Kimberley, Twi islands and throughout regional Australia. The gallery team seeks to educate visitors on the diversity of the different cultures which make up the Kimberley and Australia. From the saltwater to the freshwater to the desert people, Short Street offers a glimpse of the extremely dynamic landscape which is Australian art.



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 – September 8am to 1pm, the local markets attracts visitors from far and wide.


Broome Pearls

Broome has the best pearl and jewellery shopping in Australia, possibly the world. Take a peek at some of the places you can visit:

Cygnet Bay Pearls (pearl farm tours also available), Allure South Sea Pearls, Willie Creek Pearl Farm (tours also available) Paspaley, Kailis Jewellery, and more.

Photo courtesy Willie Creek Pearls

Nature Lovers


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. To view dates visit Broome Visitor Centre

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 (15 min drive)

Photo: Justine Zappa

Australia's North West

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

Broome Water Park

Broome's Town Beach has a new kids water park! The colourful, interactive experience reflects the Kimberley environment and provides a bespoke water play experience for children of all ages and abilities. Open Monday-Sunday 8.30am-5pm (closed Tuesdays).
Location: Town Beach Playground. Photo: Abby Murray Photography.

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. Tours depart daily March-December. to enquire or book visit their website for further details.

Side view Speeding fishing motor boat with drops of water. Blue ocean sea water wave reflections at the sunset. Motor boat in the blue ocean. Ocean yacht. Sunset at the sailboat deck

Step aboard a luxury 69-ft charter boat and take in Broome’s stunning coastline and Cable Beach views at sunset, all while enjoying a sea-to-plate dining experience. The cruise visits the famous Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, where guests can get a hands-on experience harvesting rare pearl meat. Afterwards, an on-board private chef will prepare the pearl meat as part of an exquisite 7-course menu. Enjoy free-flowing premium beverages as you cruise along Broome’s coast, plus the chance to spot any whales, turtles or dolphins in season. For more information and booking details, visit their website or call them on (08) 9586 1136.


Reef and Creek Fishing Charters

Absolute Ocean Charter: Indulge in a full or half day fishing charter, catch quality fish for dinner or earn bragging rights landing great fighting sport fish! Reef & creek fishing available (days & times dependant on tides). AOC is locally owned & family operated with exceptional customer service. All fishing gear, food & drinks & return transfers provided.

Use Broome Taxis when you stay at Seashells Broome

Getting around

Taxi Transfers: Broome Private Taxis, a collective of privately owned local Taxi Drivers, is our recommended local taxi service. When you need a taxi, search www.broomeprivatetaxis.com.au, select a driver then call your driver direct & let them take care of you, or call 0412 768 468.


The Aarli Broome

The Aarli provides modern Australian dining in Chinatown with contemporary flair, innovation and imagination. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 5pm to late. Visit www.theaarli.com.au to view the menu.


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.


Seashells Broome recommends Bali Hai Spa
Chahoya Day Spa. Photo: Canle Beach Club

Surrounded by tropical gardens, the Bali Hai Spa offers an exclusive range of health and beauty treatments that are as unique as the Australian outback and as exotic as the island of Bali. Experience total relaxation with a Paradise Massage or a couples 'Passion of the Pearl' treatment. Photo courtesy Bali Hai Spa

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 (10am on Sunday). Located at Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa – 5 minute walk from Seashells. Photo courtesy Cable Beach Club

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