Broome WA Broome WA is an exotic pearling town and offers some deliciously indulgent eco-resorts, dotted across itsspectacular landscape.Broome's Cable Beach, with 22 kilometres of white sand,kissed by warm, crystal waters, is justifiably world famousand the ideal place to watch the sunset on a balmy,tropical night.
From fiery red ochre cliffs contrasting with bright turquoise waters to pearl diving sagas and dinosaurfootprints - the history of Broome is as captivating as the scenery.Situated in the State's far north, a two and a half hour flight from Perth, it's an oasis of colour, culture and eclectic characters. The chilled out vibe, colourful lifestyle and vibranl landscape have made Broome a mecca for artists, writers and musicians.The town's multicultural mix was shaped by a romanticpearling history when Japanese, Filipino and Malay pearl divers arrived in droves seeking their fortune.
Today, thanks to Broome's unpolluted waters, South Sea pearls are among the most coveted in the world. Witnessfirst-hand how Broome pearls are cultured at a local pearl farm. Pearl showrooms line the streets of Chinatown - splash outon a pearl (or two!) as the ultimate memento of your trip. This is also where you'll find art galleries, shops andcafes - the perfect place for some retail therapy. One of Broome's natural treasures is the Staircase to the Moon. For three days after the full moon from March to October, reflections stretch out across shiny mudflats creating the beautiful illusion of a long silver staircase. Another interesting natural attraction is Gantheaume Point, where you can see dinosaur footprints believed to be more than 130 million years old. Accommodation-wise, there are plenty of plush hotels, up- market resorts and eco retreats to choose from. For the budget traveller, there's a good selection of hostels.
For those planning on travelling to Broome with a pooch we suggest planning ahead and checking the availability of dog-friendly accommodation options before you travel.
* Note: Room prices change constantly. You should check the latest availability as in many cases the room price can be even lower than the listed price on the LastBeds website.