Turtle Nesting Season Vehicle Access Closures

Cable Beach Turtle Nesting Season - October to March, 2022

To limit the impact of vehicles on nesting turtles in Broome, the Cable Beach north vehicle access ramp (adjacent to the Cable Beach Amphitheatre) will be closed at night to vehicles throughout the turtle nesting season from 8pm to 6am, October 1 to November 30, 2022 and from February 1 to March 1 2023.

Cable Beach will also close to vehicles two hours either side of the high tide when it is 9m or greater.

A total vehicle closure will be in place during all hours from December 1, 2022 to January 31, 2023. 


The gate installed at the Cable Beach Amphitheatre will be locked closed during the closures times.. 

Penalties of up to $200 apply for anyone disregarding the beach closures under Shire of Broome Local Laws.

The Shire of Broome appreciates the community's co-operation in assisting to protect marine turtles on Cable Beach.

CLICK HERE for more information on Turtle Safe Driving.