Things to do in Broome

Our most recommended things to do in Broome

Broome: Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Canapes

1. Broome: Catamaran Sunset Cruise with Canapes

Embark on cruise from Broome and admire the colors of the sunset from the magic of the water. Savor mouth-watering snacks and purchase beer, wine, and cocktails from the licensed onboard bar.  Be picked up from your hotel in Broom take part in a brief tour on the way to the beach. Kick off your shoes and feel the beautiful sand of Cable Beach and wet your feet in the warm Indian Ocean as you make your way to the waiting tender. Transfer to the spacious catamaran and travel along the pristine coastline, jump into the boom net to cool off, or relax and take in Broome’s ambiance with a cocktail in hand. Snack on delicious canapes as you glide across the water.  Transfer back to shore by tender at the end of your cruise and return to your hotel in Broome. 

Cable Beach: 1-Hour Sunset Camel Ride

2. Cable Beach: 1-Hour Sunset Camel Ride

Meet the gorgeous camels of Broome, and give them a pat while the staff take a photo for you with your camera! On this 1-hour activity you’ll see the sun set over the Indian Ocean as you ride on a camel specially chosen for you. After everyone has arrived, there will be a safety introduction provided by Alison Bird, the longest-serving camel ride operator in Broom. She’ll share her experiences with camels throughout the West Australian outback.  Watch as she shows you how to mount and dismount your camel. Alison will then choose a camel specifically for you to ride. The staff will assist you in mounting the camel, and when everyone in the group is ready to go, the camel train makes its way to the water’s edge. Take in the fantastic views of the Indian Ocean, and listen as the staff tells you the story of the camel in Australia. Watch in awe as the sun sets over the ocean. Hand over your camera to the staff for them to take some photographs as you enjoy your walk along the beach. Towards the end of the ride, you’ll be reminded about how to safely dismount. After you’re back on firm ground you’ll get to treat the camel with a well-deserved carrot.

Broome: 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight

3. Broome: 30-Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight

Go on a spectacular helicopter flight overlooking the Broome Peninsula and take in unique aerial views of Cable Beach as you fly north towards Willie Creek. Fly over the pearl farm and see the dazzling colors formed by the area's huge tides. Keep an eye out for the creek's resident saltwater crocodiles. Enjoy exciting commentary from your experienced pilot as you try to spot marine life in the shallow reefs below. See stunning views of the lighthouse and the spectacular red cliffs at Gantheaume Point before flying over Broome Jetty and Roebuck Bay to complete your unforgettable tour.

Broome: 45-Minute Pre-Sunset Cable Beach Camel Ride

4. Broome: 45-Minute Pre-Sunset Cable Beach Camel Ride

On this tour you can admire the views of the ocean as you enjoy a 45-minute camel ride along Cable Beach in Broome. At the starting point, you can check-in with the friendly staff and leave your belongings in the locked vehicle. You will then be introduced to the gorgeous camels, where the staff will allow you to give them a pat and will even take a photo for you on your camera. Once everyone has arrived, you will join together with the group for the safety induction with Alison Bird, Broome's most experienced and longest-serving camel operator. Listen as she tells you about her experience with camels through the West Australian outback, and watch as she carefully shows you how to mount and dismount your camel. You will then have a camel chosen specifically for you to ride. You will be personally assisted on top of your camel by the friendly and well-trained staff. When everyone is on board, it is time for the camel train to make its way down close to the water. Walk along the beach atop your camel and enjoy the fantastic views of the Indian Ocean. The staff will tell you the story of your camel, and you can take the opportunity to ask questions about your personal camel, about camels in general, or about Broome. You can also hand over your camera to the staff for them to take some photographs for you as you enjoy your walk along the beach. Towards the end of the ride, you will be reminded how to safely dismount from your camel. After the ride is over and you are back on the ground, you can say goodbye to your camel and head over to the check-in area to view and/or purchase the professional photos taken during your tour as well as the quality merchandise on offer.

Broome: Helicopter Flight and Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour

5. Broome: Helicopter Flight and Willie Creek Pearl Farm Tour

Travel both ways by helicopter on this tour from Broome. Look out for spectacular views as you go, and enjoy tea and browsing products at the famous Willie Creek Pearl Farm. Enjoy pickup from Broome, then embark on a spectacular helicopter flight up Cable Beach. Gaze down from the window as you overfly the farm to see the incredible colours and patterns in Willie Creek. You might even spot the crocodile as you arrive at the Farm in style. Next, embark on the award-winning land and marine based Pearl Farm tour to get a unique insight into modern cultured pearl farming. Find out what makes the perfect pearl on this informative experience. Enjoy morning tea with the group and taste traditional Aboriginal Damper. Then, take a wonder through Willie Creek showroom to see if something catches your eye. Step back onboard the helicopter for the return flight to Broome. Look out for the beautiful white sands of Cable Beach, and the stunning red cliffs at Gantheaume Point. You'll also see breathtaking views of Broome Jetty, and the azure waters of Roebuck Bay as you make your way back.

Broome: Unique 1.5-Hour Pearling History Tour

6. Broome: Unique 1.5-Hour Pearling History Tour

This unique 1 hour tour offers a guided commentary on Broome’s pearling history. Travel back in time to an era of courageous men who lived a life of danger, fortune and adventure. Visitors are captivated as 150 years of Broome’s unique maritime and pearling heritage unfolds in the very environment where the history was made, amongst the mangroves on the foreshore of Roebuck Bay’s Dampier Creek. Pearl Luggers is located right in the heart of ‘Chinatown’ and features a fully rigged and restored pearl lugger surrounded by a replica inter-tidal jetty and tenders store. It is without doubt the closest link to the pearling era of long ago where daily life ebbed and flowed with the comings and goings of the great pearl luggers fleets.  

From Broome: Edgar Ranges Scenic Helicopter Flight

7. From Broome: Edgar Ranges Scenic Helicopter Flight

Take in spectacular views and stunning coastal scenery on this helicopter flight from Broome with an experienced local pilot. Listen to detailed commentary en route to the little-known Edgar Ranges on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert. Land to fully appreciate the landscape.  Departing from Broome, gear up with your own headset to communicate to the pilot and other passengers during the flight. Start by flying along the Roebuck Bay coastline with its calm, clear turquoise waters and distinctive red cliffs.  Continue inland across the Roebuck Plains and over cattle station country for a unique perspective of the Kimberley. At the Ranges, fly up valleys and around towering buttes for a unique bird’s-eye view and superb photo opportunities before landing to take in the landscape.

From Broome: Eco Beach Explorer Helicopter Flight with Lunch

8. From Broome: Eco Beach Explorer Helicopter Flight with Lunch

Marvel at the azure blue waters, red cliffs, muddy creeks, and picturesque coastline as you head south from Broome to the award-winning Eco Beach Resort on this helicopter flight with an experienced pilot, lunch, and drinks. Departing from Broome, gear up with your own headset to communicate to the pilot and other passengers during the flight. Upon arrival to the resort, sit back and take in the incredible views from the elevated Jacks Restaurant as you enjoy an a-la-carte lunch, including a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or soft drink. After lunch, get plenty of time for a refreshing ocean swim or a relaxing walk along the beach before returning to Broome via another stunning scenic flight.

From Broome: Cliffs and Coast Scenic Helicopter Flight

9. From Broome: Cliffs and Coast Scenic Helicopter Flight

Witness jaw-dropping views and stunning coastal scenery on this helicopter flight from Broome with an experienced local pilot. Look for wildlife as you fly over Cable Beach, Willie Creek, James Price Point, and other photo-worthy spots. Departing from Broome, gear up with your own headset to communicate to the pilot and other passengers during the flight. Start off by experiencing unique low-level views of Cable Beach as you fly north towards Willie Creek. Overflying the pearl farm, marvel at the breathtaking colors and patterns formed by huge tides, and keep an eye out for the resident saltwater crocs. Continue north to James Price Point with its remarkable red cliffs. Look for marine life in the shallow reefs and aqua waters of Cable Beach, experience stunning views of the Gantheaume Point lighthouse and red cliffs, then fly over Broome Jetty and Roebuck Bay to complete your breathtaking flight.

Broome: Edgar Ranges, Eco Beach, & Lunch Helicopter Flight

10. Broome: Edgar Ranges, Eco Beach, & Lunch Helicopter Flight

Fly via helicopter to the southeast of Broome on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert and land for an amazing view of the Edgar Ranges. Stop at the award-winning Eco Beach Resort for an a-la-carte lunch, including a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or soft drink. After reaching Eco Beach Resort for lunch, the fun continues: enjoy a leisurely ocean swim or stroll along the spectacular white sandy beach before taking a stunning scenic flight around the shores of Roebuck Bay back to Broome. This spectacular flight package is ideal if you’re looking for something new to do with friends or family or for a special occasion such as proposals. 

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What people are saying about Broome

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 138 reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed the helicopter ride and the service provided was excellent. Great pilot (thanks Mitch) who was informative and friendly. The scenery from the ride was amazing and it is a wonderful way to get a view of Broome, Cable Beach, Willie Creek, and surrounds.

Hillary was a great pilot Incredible experience from the air Fantastic Resort for lunch and a great flight back over Broome Well worth the experience

Hilary our pilot instilled confidence in us and was very informative during our flight. Scenery stunning.

Very relaxing, saw turtles and dolphins aswell as the beautiful sunset. Helpful friendly staff.

Fantastic experience great, fun, supportive staff, Magic when under sail with an amazing sunset