Broome is well known for the red Pindan cliffs crumbling into blue water. The extremely high and extremely low tides are also a draw card. The low tide creating the famous stairway to the moon during a full moon. Cable Beach is a popular tourist destination, known for the long white sandy beach and gentle rolling waves.
Looking for a beach to hang out at and enjoy your holiday? Here’s a list of the popular beach spots around Broome.
A popular swimming beach with Broome’s only life guards on duty during the busy season from April to October. Cable Beach offers a long, white sandy shoreline with gentle rolling waves on most days. High tides see the ocean lapping the bottom of the steps and sometimes a bit of swell will bring the surfers. The beach is known for the camels tours that operate during the dry season north of the rocks. 4WD enthusiasts can also venture north of the rocks for a spot of fishing and nude sunbathing.
Facilities include a few restaurants and cafes, showers, toilets, grassed area with picnic tables, surf life savers (during the dry season), beach access ramp for 4WDs and a play ground.
Town Beach is a nice spot to sit under the tress and take in the views. Known for the stairway to to moon and the flying boat wreaks from WWII. Town beach have night markets on during the dry season when the stairway to the moon is visible. The beach is also popular spot for a swim and fish.
Facilities include a boat ramp, toilets, shade, grass areas with picnic tables, showers, fresh water taps, a play ground and a water park. There’s also a cafe located at town beach that makes a mean milkshake.
Gantheaume Point is located out of town. A small amount of dirt road needs to be travelled to reach Gantheaume Point. Famous for the dinosaur footprints dating back to around 130 millions years ago. Gantheaume Point provides a nice spot on sunset when the red cliffs catch the afternoon sun as it sets over the West and into the ocean. The dinosaur footprints can be located on a low tide by climbing down the cliffs to the low tide mark. The spot is also known for catching Blue Bone from the rocks.
Facilites include drinking water, pit toilets, picnic tables and dinosaur footprints information.