Top ChoiceBeach in Broome

Cable Beach

WA's most famous landmark offers turquoise waters and beautiful white sand curving away to the sunset. Clothing is optional north of the rocks, while south, walking trails lead through the red dunes of Minyirr...

Top ChoiceBeach in Dampier Peninsula

James Price Point

The striking red pindan cliffs of Walmadan (named for the proud warrior who once lived here) are worth a visit even if you're not camping; they're 35km from Cape Leveque Rd. Right in the middle of the Lurujarri...

Marine Park in Broome

Rowley Shoals Marine Park

These three coral atolls lie approximately 300km from Broome in the Indian Ocean, on the edge of Australia's continental shelf, and have a reputation for some of the best diving in the country. Protected by a...

Nature Reserve in Broome

Broome Bird Observatory

The RAMSAR-recognised tidal mudflats of Roebuck Bay are a vital staging post for thousands of migratory birds, coming from as far away as Siberia. In a peaceful coastal setting 25km from Broome, the 'Bird Obbie'...

Bay in Dampier Peninsula

Pender Bay

Exquisitely remote, this pristine bay is an important calving ground for humpback whales and many can be seen offshore from May to November. The easiest access is from either Whale Song Cafe, if open, or via the...

Viewpoint in Broome

Gantheaume Point & Dinosaur Prints

Beautiful at dawn or sunset when the pindan cliffs turn scarlet and the Indian Ocean brilliant turquoise, this peaceful lookout holds a 135-million-year-old secret. Nearby lies one of the world's most varied...

Historic Building in Broome

Sun Pictures

Sink back in a canvas deck chair under the stars in the world's oldest operating picture gardens, dating from 1916. The history of the Sun building is the history of Broome itself; having witnessed war, floods,...

Beach in Dampier Peninsula

Cape Leveque (Kooljaman)

Spectacular Cape Leveque, right on the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, has stunning red cliffs and gorgeous white beaches perfect for swimming and snorkelling. Access is via Kooljaman resort, where there are plenty...

Church in Dampier Peninsula

Beagle Bay Church

Around 110km from Broome, Beagle Bay is notable for the extraordinarily beautiful mother-of-pearl altar at Beagle Bay church, built by Pallottine monks in 1918. Fuel is available at the community shop (weekdays...

Viewpoint in Broome

Roebuck Bay Lookout

At the end of Dampier Tce this lookout has a view of Roebuck Bay and its mangroves and features interpretative panels from the local Yawuru and high school students.

Gallery in Broome


Short Street Gallery's Hopton St stock room at Town Beach holds a stunning collection of canvases from across the Kimberley and beyond.

Historic Site in Broome

WWII Flying Boat Wrecks

On a very low tide (<1.3m) it's possible to walk out across the mudflats from Town Beach to the wrecks of Catalina and Dornier flying boats attacked by Japanese 'Zeroes' during WWII. The planes had been...

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Between Middle Lagoon and Cape Leveque, Lombadina is 200km from Broome. This beautiful tree-fringed Aboriginal community offers various tours (minimum three people), including fishing, whale watching, 4WD,...

Beach in Broome

Reddell Beach

For a blistering sunset without tourists, camels or 4WDs, pull into any of the turn-offs along Kavite Rd between Gantheaume Point and the port and watch the pindan cliffs turn into molten lava. The beach is a...

Sculpture in Broome

Women of Pearling

This 3m cast bronze statue of an Indigenous female diver clutching a pearl pays tribute to the role women played in the brutal pearling industry. The front inscriptions reads 'And precious the tear as that rain...

Wildlife Reserve in Broome

Malcolm Douglas Wilderness Park

Visitors enter through the jaws of a giant crocodile at this 30-hectare animal refuge 16km northeast of Broome. The park is home to dozens of crocs (don't miss the 3pm feeding), as well as kangaroos, cassowaries,...

Museum in Broome

Old Convent Heritage Centre

An amazing archival collection of photographs spanning over 100 years of interaction between the Sisters of St John of God with the people of the Kimberley. Housed in the heritage-listed Old Convent built in 1926...

Gallery in Broome

Short Street Gallery

Dating from the early 1900s and known originally as Hanoe's Cottage, this typical Broome-style corrugated-iron building with louvred verandahs now houses small exhibitions of contemporary Aboriginal artworks.

Museum in Broome

Broome Museum

Discover Cable Beach and Chinatown's origins through exhibits devoted to the area's pearling history and WWII bombing in this quirky museum, occupying the former Customs House.

Beach in Broome

Town Beach

Tiny Town Beach is fine for a dip when the tide is in; just ensure it's not stinger season. There's a kid's water park nearby.