The town is experiencing something
of a boom as the Kimberley region becomes better known.
Broome is often called the gateway to the Kimberley.
Broome was founded as a pearling port over a century ago
and as a result, has become a melting pot of many
If you like to unwind,
Broome is your ideal holiday. Stroll on the world famous
twenty two kilometres of pristine white sand that is
Cable Beach, swim in the clear waters of the Indian
Ocean and at the end of the day, take in another
glorious sunset. Let yourself go, and Broome promises to
reward you with a holiday experience like no other.
As Broome has a history of pearl farming it is possible
to see working pearl farms in action and to even
purchase the end product! Even today, the town of Broome
is still one of the world's major pearling centres.
Boat, plane, fishing, 4WD, horse and even camel and
hovercraft excursions can all be taken from Broome into
some stunning national parks, coral reefs and coastal
scenery. It is also possible to see dinosaur footprints
nearby when the tidal conditions oblige.
The Broome Bird Observatory is one of the top
birdwatching spots in the world. From September to March
each year, around 800,000 migratory shorebirds from
Siberia visit the area on the shores of Roebuck Bay.
Broome Accommodation ranges from hotels, resorts,
apartments, holiday homes and even backpacker style