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The Kimberley is Western Australia’s most northern region. The 424,517 square kilometre region has fewer people per square kilometre than almost any other place on Earth. The Broome coastline is actually closer to South-East Asia than it is to Perth. The Kimberley experiences a sub-tropical climate. May to October is the dry season, and November to April is the wet season.
The breathtaking beauty of the Kimberley is internationally recognised for its unique and dramatic landscape, spectacular gorges, waterfalls and cave systems make this a must visit destination for any visitor to WA. Famous attractions include World Heritage listed Purnululu National Park also known as Bungles Bungles, Mitchell Falls, and stunning El Questro Wilderness Park and Broome’s Cable Beach.
Originally founded as a pearling port over 100 hundred years ago, Broome is known as the gateway to the Kimberley Region. It’s also home to the world-famous white sands of Cable Beach, making it one of the State’s most popular holiday resorts. Turtle nesting season is 1 October to February 28th. Flatback turtles are the main nesting turtles on the beach. Cable Beach is closed at night to all vehicles throughout this season.
Top things to do in Broome:
Horizontal Falls – One of natures wonders; powered by the huge tidal movements of the Indian Ocean. Whether exploring them by boat, sea plane or on a scenic flight these awesome beauties have to be seen.
Pearl Tours – Broome is home to the finest pearl in the world – The South Sea Pearl. You can visit one of two pearl farms at eitherWillie Creek or Cygnet Bay. Experience by helicopter, aircraft, bus or self-drive. Tours also operate in Chinatown to learn about the history of Broome and the art of culturing pearls. You can also purchase some of the finest pearl jewellery in the many shops around Chinatown.
Cable Beach – Embrace the beauty of cable beach riding on one of the local friendly camels.