5 Day ItineraryBroome & Kimberley Coast


Watch an ocean sunset by camel train, walk with dinosaurs and ride a horizontal waterfall.

Exotic, extraordinary, adventure and luxury can all be found on a fly-stay trip to the tropical pearling town of Broome. It’s home to one of the most beautiful beaches and the largest pearls in the world. It’s where natural phenomena create the Staircase to the Moon and Horizontal Falls. It’s the gateway to one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth.

Best time: May to October


  • Cable Beach
  • Staircase to the Moon
  • Gantheaume Point
  • Cape Leveque
  • Horizontal Waterfalls

Cable Beach, Broome
Cable Beach, Broome

Day 1:

Morning: Perth to Broome

A mere two-and-a-half-hour flight from Perth gets you to Broome. Flights depart daily from Perth and regular direct flights to Broome are also available from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Afternoon: Broome to Cable Beach

Spend a relaxing afternoon soaking up the beauty of Broome’s world famous Cable Beach. Find your own little slice of paradise on this 22-kilometre stretch of pristine sand and clear turquoise waters.

Linger into the late afternoon, and you can experience one of the most unforgettable ocean sunsets from a Cable Beach camel train.

Evening: Broome

Feast on the tropical flavours and fusions that have evolved from Broome's melting pot of cultures and check out the town's colourful calendar of events.


Gantheaume Point, Broome
Gantheaume Point, Broome

Day 2:

Morning: Broome to Gantheaume Point

On a low tide, you can zoom across the mudflats of Roebuck Bay on a hovercraft tour to view the footprints of dinosaurs that roamed Gantheaume Point over 125 million years ago and discover more recent local history.

This area of striking rust-red cliffs is also accessible by road, just five minutes’ drive from Broome, and sunset tours are available when tides and times are aligned.

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Afternoon: Gantheaume Point to Broome

Take a wander around the town, or join a guided town tour to discover the fascinating and tragic tales of Broome's original Japanese, Afghan and Malay pearlers who flocked to Broome to seek their fortune.

Browse the South Sea pearl and Argyle diamond showrooms of Chinatown, and admire the works of some of the Kimberley's most celebrated contemporary and Aboriginal artists in the local galleries.

Evening: Broome to Roebuck Bay

If your visit happens to coincide with a full moon and low tide between the months of March and October, be sure to head over to Roebuck Bay to witness the rare natural phenomenon known as the Staircase to the Moon .


Horizontal Waterfalls
Horizontal Waterfalls

Day 3:

Morning: Broome to Cape Leveque

Take a scenic flight over Broome and the dramatic west Kimberley coast, or join a 4WD tour to meet one of the world’s oldest surviving cultures at Cape Leveque.  

Afternoon: Cape Leveque to Broome

From here, you can learn the ancient art of mud crabbing, or explore the 1,000 islands and islets of the Buccaneer Archipelago and take a thrilling jet boat ride on the only horizontal waterfalls on Earth.

Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park
Bungle Bungle Range, Purnululu National Park

Day 4:

Morning: Broome to Cable Beach/Eco Beach/Purnululu

Take it slow with a morning walk and swim on Cable Beach, or hop on a scenic flight to enjoy stunning views and coastal wilderness experiences at Eco Beach (also reached via a 90-minute drive from Broome).

Alternatively, a full day adventure can be found by taking a flight on the Kimberley Aerial Highway  to view one of Western Australia’s most fascinating landscapes – the beehive domes of the Bungle Bungle Range in Purnululu National Park.

Afternoon: Broome/Eco Beach/Purnululu

If you opt to hang around in Broome, take an afternoon cruise to discover how the largest and most coveted pearls in the world are commercially cultured and harvested today on a morning cruise to a local pearl farm.

Evening: Broome

Catch a movie at Sun Pictures, the oldest operating outdoor cinema in the world, or take a star-gazing tour of Broome’s beautifully clear night skies .


Day 5:

Morning: Broome to Perth

Head to Cable Beach for another morning stroll or swim and breakfast beside the Indian Ocean before heading to Broome airport for your return flight.

Important Travel Information

  • Be Sun Smart. Always apply sunscreen (at least +15 SPF), wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses and carry plenty of drinking water. 
  • Surf and marine conditions can vary significantly, so always read safety signs, talk to locals and swim between the red and yellow Lifesaving flags. Get more tips from the Beachsafe website.

Trip Details




Perth 5 days The North West

Distances :

Broome to Cable Beach

4.5 km (one way)

Broome to Ganthaeume Point

10 km (one way)

Broome to Cape Leveque

207 km (one way)

Broome to Eco Beach

140 km (one way)

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Broome Visitor Centre

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