Visit Broome

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.

Lifestyle

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

 

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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. 

The Broome Visitor Centre is open seven days a week and has gift shop with maps and local guides as well as a variety of local product including postcards, books, indigenous art, souvenirs, gifts and holiday mementos.  

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 enquiries@visitbroome.com.au for all the latest news.

Facts and Figures

Snapshot of the Shire of Broome

Population 17.251
Male 8,673
Female 8,578
Median Age 31.8
Total Area 54,796 sq kms
Distance from Perth 2200 kms
Number of electors 7294
Number of dwellings 7020
Length of sealed roads 205 kms
Length of gravel roads 30 kms
Length of formed roads 329 kms
Length of unformed roads 294 kms

 

Suburbs and Localities

Lombadina, Cape leveque, Coconut Wells, 12 Mile, Morell Park, Skuthorpe, Cable Beach, Minyirr, Djugan, Bilingurr, Broome.

Local Industries

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