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Broome

Broome is a coastal town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Located on the Indian Ocean at the tip of the Dampier Peninsula, Broome is one of the most remote towns in Australia. The town is surrounded by stunning beaches and stunning red cliffs, making it a popular destination for tourists.

The town was first settled in 1880 when William Dampier, an English explorer, set up a pearling industry in the area. This industry flourished and by the early 1900s, Broome was the largest pearling port in the world. The pearling industry was the mainstay of the town until the 1950s when the industry declined.

Today, Broome is a popular tourist destination, particularly for its stunning beaches. Cable Beach is perhaps the most famous beach in Broome, with its 22km of white sand and stunning turquoise waters. The beach is especially popular for its spectacular sunsets and camel rides.

Broome is also home to a number of historical sites, including the Japanese and Chinese cemeteries, which date back to the pearling industry. There are also a number of Aboriginal cultural sites in the area, including Gantheaume Point, which is a sacred site for the local Aboriginal people.

Broome is also home to a number of festivals and events, including the annual Shinju Matsuri Festival, which celebrates the pearling industry. The Broome Cup is another popular event, which is held in August and is the town’s biggest horse racing event.

Broome is a beautiful and unique town, with a rich history and culture. It is the perfect destination for those looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning and remote location.

Excursion tips for a day in Broome

As a tourist in Broome, Australia, there is a wealth of activities to enjoy in this picturesque coastal town. Here are some of the best things to do in Broome on a day trip:

1. Visit Cable Beach and take a camel ride along the stunning white sands.
2. Take a tour of Broome's historic Chinatown, the oldest in Australia.
3. Explore the Broome Bird Observatory and learn about the local bird species.
4. Visit the Broome Crocodile Park and get up close to some of the world's largest reptiles.
5. Visit the Broome Historical Museum and learn about the town's unique history.
6. Enjoy a sunset cruise along the Indian Ocean and take in the breathtaking views.
7. Take a tour of the local pearl farms and learn about the pearl industry.
8. Visit the Malcolm Douglas Wildlife Park and get up close to some of Australia's native wildlife.
9. Explore the local markets and pick up some unique souvenirs.
10. Take a tour of the Roebuck Bay and learn about the diverse marine life.

Experience Broome with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Broome. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Broome

Broome in Australia enjoys a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. In the wet season (November to April), temperatures are hot and humid, with heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. In the dry season (May to October), temperatures are milder and more pleasant, with little to no rainfall. The average temperature in Broome ranges from 25–33°C in summer, and 17–25°C in winter. The area is known for its beautiful blue skies and warm sunshine all year round.

Cruise weather for Broome

Our weather forecast for Broome helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 14th 2024 Jul. 14th 2024 max: 24.6 °C
min: 21.2 °C
21.2 m/s
24.8 m/s
39.8 %
24.1 m
53.2 %
1,013 hPa
06:22:48
17:31:22
Jul. 15th 2024 Jul. 15th 2024 max: 24.6 °C
min: 21.8 °C
20.2 m/s
22.0 m/s
26.3 %
24.1 m
58.5 %
1,013 hPa
06:22:40
17:31:43
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 27.4 °C
min: 21.9 °C
37.1 m/s
52.6 m/s
16.2 %
24.1 m
59.5 %
1,014 hPa
06:22:31
17:32:03
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 25.7 °C
min: 19.8 °C
41.4 m/s
60.8 m/s
3.9 %
24.1 m
41.9 %
1,017 hPa
06:22:22
17:32:23
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 25.5 °C
min: 18 °C
31.0 m/s
47.2 m/s
11.6 %
24.1 m
45.0 %
1,017 hPa
06:22:11
17:32:43
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 23.7 °C
min: 19.1 °C
22.3 m/s
31.0 m/s
47.1 %
24.1 m
43.7 %
1,016 hPa
06:21:59
17:33:04
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 25.9 °C
min: 19 °C
25.9 m/s
42.1 m/s
2.5 %
24.1 m
38.2 %
1,016 hPa
06:21:46
17:33:24
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.3 °C
min: 19.4 °C
28.1 m/s
44.3 m/s
42.4 %
24.1 m
44.2 %
1,017 hPa
06:21:32
17:33:44
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 19.2 °C
28.4 m/s
36.7 m/s
15.1 %
24.1 m
52.8 %
1,016 hPa
06:21:17
17:34:03
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 23.4 °C
min: 21.5 °C
18.4 m/s
24.1 m/s
2.2 %
24.1 m
70.0 %
1,014 hPa
06:21:02
17:34:23
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 22.8 °C
min: 21.2 °C
42.8 m/s
57.6 m/s
17.7 %
24.1 m
64.4 %
1,013 hPa
06:20:45
17:34:43
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 18.2 °C
43.6 m/s
59.0 m/s
7.3 %
24.1 m
41.9 %
1,017 hPa
06:20:27
17:35:02
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 25.4 °C
min: 17.8 °C
37.1 m/s
57.6 m/s
23.4 %
24.1 m
39.3 %
1,016 hPa
06:20:08
17:35:21
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 19.9 °C
36.7 m/s
55.4 m/s
32.0 %
24.1 m
50.3 %
1,015 hPa
06:19:48
17:35:40

Cruises to Broome

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Scheduled ship calls in Broome, Australia
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 19th 2024 Friday, 19th of Jul. 2024 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 23rd 2024 Tuesday, 23rd of Jul. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 06:30 am 12:00 am
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Silver Cloud Expedition 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 31st 2024 Wednesday, 31st of Jul. 2024 LE JACQUES CARTIER 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 1st 2024 Thursday, 1st of Aug. 2024 Seabourn Pursuit 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 8th 2024 Thursday, 8th of Aug. 2024 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 12th 2024 Monday, 12th of Aug. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 06:30 am 12:00 am
Aug. 20th 2024 Tuesday, 20th of Aug. 2024 LE JACQUES CARTIER 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 28th 2024 Wednesday, 28th of Aug. 2024 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Sep. 2024 Coral Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Sep. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 06:30 am 12:00 am
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 Coral Princess 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Sep. 9th 2024 Monday, 9th of Sep. 2024 LE JACQUES CARTIER 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 LE LAPEROUSE 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 29th 2024 Sunday, 29th of Sep. 2024 LE JACQUES CARTIER 07:00 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 1st 2024 Friday, 1st of Nov. 2024 Queen Elizabeth 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 10th 2024 Sunday, 10th of Nov. 2024 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 3rd 2024 Tuesday, 3rd of Dec. 2024 MS Westerdam 10:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2025 Thursday, 3rd of Apr. 2025 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Apr. 2025 MS Artania 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 29th 2025 Tuesday, 29th of Apr. 2025 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 30th 2025 Wednesday, 30th of Apr. 2025 MS Insignia 08:00 am 06:00 pm
May 7th 2025 Wednesday, 7th of May 2025 Crown Princess 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 3rd 2025 Tuesday, 3rd of Jun. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Jun. 9th 2025 Monday, 9th of Jun. 2025 Seabourn Pursuit 07:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 23rd 2025 Monday, 23rd of Jun. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Jun. 27th 2025 Friday, 27th of Jun. 2025 Seabourn Pursuit 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 8th 2025 Tuesday, 8th of Jul. 2025 Silver Cloud Expedition 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Jul. 12th 2025 Saturday, 12th of Jul. 2025 LE SOLEAL 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 13th 2025 Sunday, 13th of Jul. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Jul. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Jul. 2025 Silver Cloud Expedition 08:30 am 04:30 pm
Jul. 31st 2025 Thursday, 31st of Jul. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 2nd 2025 Saturday, 2nd of Aug. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Aug. 4th 2025 Monday, 4th of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Pursuit 07:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 11th 2025 Monday, 11th of Aug. 2025 LE SOLEAL 06:30 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 20th 2025 Wednesday, 20th of Aug. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 24th 2025 Sunday, 24th of Aug. 2025 Seabourn Pursuit 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Aug. 31st 2025 Sunday, 31st of Aug. 2025 LE SOLEAL 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Sep. 1st 2025 Monday, 1st of Sep. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Sep. 17th 2025 Wednesday, 17th of Sep. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 21st 2025 Sunday, 21st of Sep. 2025 LE JACQUES CARTIER 06:30 am 08:00 pm
Nov. 8th 2025 Saturday, 8th of Nov. 2025 Silver Nova 09:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Nov. 2025 Silver Nova 12:00 am 06:00 pm
Nov. 25th 2025 Tuesday, 25th of Nov. 2025 MS Riviera 09:00 am 06:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2025 Saturday, 6th of Dec. 2025 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Feb. 16th 2026 Monday, 16th of Feb. 2026 MS Zaandam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Feb. 20th 2026 Friday, 20th of Feb. 2026 Azamara Pursuit 08:00 am 08:00 pm
Mar. 17th 2026 Tuesday, 17th of Mar. 2026 Seabourn Sojourn 09:00 am 10:00 pm
Mar. 19th 2026 Thursday, 19th of Mar. 2026 Silver Dawn 08:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 3rd 2026 Friday, 3rd of Apr. 2026 Crown Princess 08:00 am 06:00 pm

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