Visit Broome


Cable Beach

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Simpson Beach on Roebuck Bay

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Town Beach

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Sun Picture Theatre

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Johnny Chi Lane, Chinatown

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Coconut Well

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Broome is a unique town, on a peninsula, where one of the world’s last great wildernesses meets the Indian Ocean.

Broome’s exotic pearling town past has left a rich history and a unique multi-cultural mix of people. Our pristine waters, wide empty beaches, abundant wildlife, tropical climate and breathtaking colours attract thousands of visitors each year. 

Broome is also the gateway to the magnificent wilderness region of the Kimberley. It’s also home to the world-famous white sands of Cable Beach, making it one of the State’s most popular holiday resorts.

There is so much to see and discover, so many unique, ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences.  Whether you are a thrill seeker, adventurer, culture vulture, water lover or sun seeker and whatever your budget; why not book your next holiday to Visit Broome.


Welcome to Broome, gateway to the Kimberley. It's a town that is unique, colourful, cultured... yet untamed. 

To many, Broome is a fabulous tourist destination, with a great lifestyle, balmy weather, unique pioneering history and pearling industry. Yet there’s a lot more to Broome than just tourism... Broome is fast becoming the destination of choice for industry and commerce and is a great place to live and raise a family.

The agreeable climate, friendly charm and casual way of life have attracted an exceptional tapestry of people and culture – from sea changers to backpackers, from families and retirees, to artists and millionaires; Broome’s community all recognise the value placed on the freedom of a great lifestyle in a pristine and colourful environment.

From around the Australia and the globe many families have come to Broome to capitalise on a better way of life, whilst many travellers were just passing through but never left.

Meet the locals!

Visitors Centre


The Broome Visitor Centre is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation established to assist people plan, book and make the most out of their visit to Broome. 

Visitor Centre staff know and love the Broome region and will provide you with expert advice on local attractions, accommodation, tours, special events, tide times, local businesses and facilities. They also provide the latest information on National Parks as well as road and weather condition reports for Broome and the Kimberley and Pilbara regions.

Friendly and professional staff can tailor-make your holiday based on your budget, interests, and length of stay in Broome and the Kimberley region.

The Visitor Centre provides a free booking service for tours, accommodation and vehicle hire for Broome and the Kimberley region. 

Opening hours 

Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm
Saturday 9am - 1pm
Sunday Closed

 If you are looking for the ideal accommodation, the perfect experience, a souvenir and, above all, a warm Kimberley welcome; visit the Broome Visitor Centre on Male Oval, call on 08 9195 2200, email us at for all the latest news.

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Facts and Figures

Snapshot of the Shire of Broome  

Population 14,660
Male 7,110
Female 7,550
Median Age 34
Total Area 54,796 sq km
Distance from Perth 2200 km
Number of electors 7294
Number of dwellings 7,399
Length of sealed roads 215 km
Length of gravel roads 30 kms
Length of formed roads 57 kms
Length of unformed roads 95 kms


Suburbs and Localities

Lombadina, Cape Leveque, Coconut Well, 12 Mile, Morrell Park, Skuthorpe, Cable Beach, Minyirr, Djugun, Bilingurr, Broome.

Local Industries

Tourism, pearling, fishing, aquaculture, pastoral, horticulture.