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• Matso’s Broome Brewery
Matso’s incorporates Broome’s laidback lifestyle with Asian
influences, and concocts a distinctive collection of beer and
great food to match.
Tel: (+61 8) 9193 5811,
• The Old Zoo Café
Formally part of the Pearl Coast Zoo, the Old Zoo Café is a
modern and funky restaurant with excellent food.
Tel: (+61 8) 9193 6200, web www.zoocafe.com.au
• Zanders at Cable Beach
Award-winning, with a stunning view of the Indian Ocean,
Zanders delivers contemporary Australian cuisine with a
Tel: (+61 8) 9193 5090, web www.zanders.com.au
• Broome Camel Safari
Take a camel ride along Broome’s beautiful beaches. Enjoy an
afternoon ride along stunning turquoise waters or an evening
ride during a spectacular Kimberley sunset.
• Broome Historic Society Museum
The former general store is now a safe house for Broome’s
past. Uncover a colourful history of pearling, missing
diamonds, Aboriginal culture, and life by the sea.
• Broome Hovercraft Adventure Tours
With a variety of tours around Roebuck Bay, these hovercraft
adventures can take you to places inaccessible by other
means and are an exciting experience not to be missed.
• Gantheaume Point
Gantheaume Point is the resting place for dinosaur footprints
that have been preserved for over 130 million years. The
footprints are revealed in the rocky reef area when the tide
• Malcolm Douglas Croc and Wilderness Parks
Only 15 minutes drive from Broome, the park offers a glimpse
at the native fauna of Australia’s North West. It houses a large
population of alligators, saltwater and freshwater crocodiles.
• Sun Pictures
Opened in 1916, Sun Pictures is thought to be the world’s
oldest operating outdoor picture garden, and still screens
cinema magic every night.
• The Great Escape Charter Company
Get out on the water for a cruise on beautiful Roebuck
Bay, go diving on the Rowley Shoals, or sail the Kimberley
coastline aboard the company’s custom-built vessels.
• Willie Creek Pearl Farm
Willie Creek is Broome’s only pearl farm offering tours to the
public. It is also one of Broome’s most popular attractions.
Show rooms are located at Cable Beach and Chinatown.
ROEBUCK BAY CARAVAN PARK
— Broome —
Situated right on the town beach and close to all amenities.
On-site vans with airconditioning, TV, kitchen facilities
and annexe. Shady, grassed sites. Barbecues. Boat ramp.
• Disabled facilities
• Laundry facilities
• Sorry no pets
• Shop nearby
• Boat ramp nearby
91 Walcott St, Broome 6725
Tel: (08) 9192 1366 Fax: (08) 9193 5854
Email: email@example.com .com.au
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Anastasia’s Pool, which tells a touching local story. This natural
rock pool was modified by a former lighthouse keeper to make
it easy for his arthritic wife, Anastasia, to access and soothe her
Take a guided feeding tour to see some living dinosaurs at
Malcolm Douglas Broome Crocodile Park. The crocodiles at
the park have been caught and relocated because they were
causing a disturbance to outback communities. There is a variety
of crocodiles including hatchlings, alligators, Nile, freshwater and
After a day of exploring all that Broome has to offer, why not
watch a movie at the world’s oldest operating outdoor picture
garden? Opened in 1916, Sun Pictures still screens cinema
magic every night.
A great way to see this spectacular part of the coast is
through the eyes of the local Yawuru people on an Indigenous
tour. Learn about fishing and hunting techniques, taste bush
tucker and listen to tales of the Dreamtime told by some of the
best storytellers on earth.
Plant your feet in the sand, throw in a line and enjoy the
sweeping Indian Ocean view at Eco Beach, which is one of
Australia’s top beach fishing spots.
For those interested in ‘voluntourism’, Eco Beach runs
a turtle-tagging program allowing visitors to give back to the
ecosystem that they enjoy during their stay.
Broome is just a two and half hour flight north of Perth. There
are also direct flights to Broome from Melbourne and Sydney
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