Destination Guide - Broome
Tropical, laid-back and spectacularly beautiful, Broome is synonymous with pearls, turquoise seas and brilliant sunsets. Since Lord Alistair McAlpine put this culturally rich Western Australian town on the tourist map in the 1980s, sun-seekers and nature enthusiasts have kept this balmy paradise on the radar. See 130-million-year-old dinosaur footprints at Gantheaume Point or Roebuck Bay, stay in award-winning resorts, take a camel ride along Cable Beach, browse the Aboriginal art galleries and watch the workings of a pearl farm.
Dry season (April to October) temperatures average around 30°C while the wet season (November to March) is humid and you guessed it: wet; temperatures hover between 30-35°C.
Getting there and around
Broome has a town bus service that operates seven days a week and has a reliable taxi service.
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