What's up Broome

What's happening and what's new in Broome. Regular posts of events, tours and experiences that are #SoBroome

When you suddenly realise that you're really good at something

Saturday, July 06, 2019
Things that are in right now, big military parades, electric cars, Barty parties, salty plums, standing up for religious freedoms, rallying against them and being offended. The other things that are in right now are small bar walking tours. Go to any city in the world and you’ll find a small bar walking tour. The opportunity to explore a city or town from the perspective of a local, from someo ..

You Know You're in Broome When You're Driving up the Corrugation Road.

Friday, June 14, 2019
The Dampier Peninsula is located north of Broome, its known colloquially as “the peninsula”. It’s the getaway for Broomies who love “going up the peninsula” for the weekend. It is surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the west and north, and King Sound to the east. Its named after the mariner and explorer William Dampier who visited it. Derogatory comments about Indigenous people were recorded in  ..

You Know You’re in Broome When You Discover Seriously Cool Café’s and Bars.

Friday, May 17, 2019
Broome is an isolated town. Situated on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert on the west coast, it’s about half way between Darwin and Perth. By road the nearest towns are Derby about 220km to the east and Port Headland 600km to the south. Between those two neighbouring towns there are a couple of road houses, cattle stations, some Aboriginal communities (including Bidyadanga, the largest Aborig ..

There's Plenty to do in Broome in January

Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Recently some guests of Minyirr Retreat (/broome-services/minyirr-retreat) gave us some feedback on their one week stay in January. They found that contrary to common believe, there is plenty to do in Broome this time of year. These are some of the tours and activities they enjoyed while here:- Saturday Broome Markets (/broome-services/broome-court-house-markets) The Broome Courthous ..

The Aarli Bar: Uber Cool

Sunday, April 08, 2018
Saturday night in Broome and we decide on the The Aarli for dinner. We arrive around 6.30pm and it looks as if its already full. We are greeted by April, one of the best wait people in Broome. We get a table for two under the big frangipani tree. Salt and pepper kingfish wings with a bandit sauce is the special on the blackboard and we managed to secure the last serving for the evening. While the  ..

The Gubinge Tree

Sunday, April 01, 2018
These guys were picking gubinge in the car park of the Broome Surf Club and asked if I would include them in some footage I was taking around Cable Beach. They were keen to tell us about the gubinge tree. Bush tucker researchers say the gubinge industry is about to take off, with the fruit tipped to be one of the next big 'superfoods' to gain international attention. Gubinge is labelled  ..

Sunset, Pasta and Vino

Friday, March 16, 2018
Its a Thursday evening, mid March. Broome is unusually bustling with people for this time of year. On a whim we decide to head down to the Cable Beach Club's Sunset Bar & Grill. We invite friends and the four of us enjoy cold champagne and bucket of prawns on ice with aioli sauce. We sit in the warm glow of the sun slipping below the horizon into the Indian Ocean. The Sunset Bar has a liv ..

The Wharf Restaurant Takes Broome on Korean Journey

Sunday, March 26, 2017
The options for cuisine in Broome have reached a new high with the latest addition of a weekly Korean brunch. The Wharf Restaurant, famous for its fresh seafood and daily half priced oysters have recently employed traditional Korean trained Chef Truong Phuong to deliver the Korean Brunch each Friday Saturday and Sunday until 9am to noon. Chef Truong spends every Thursday prepping for the  ..

Bali Hai Cafe on a Winner with Head Chef Karl McPhail

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
For many years the Bali Hai Resort and Spa has been one of Broome's favourite bespoke properties. With its distinctly Balinese architecture and styling the resort makes a contemporary statement on Broome's historical and cultural links to Asia. Situated within an easy 10 minute walk of the world famous Cable Beach, the Bali Hai is popular with beach lovers and those looking for a relaxing ..

Belle Miners - Parachute Tour

Saturday, 15 Feb 20

Rode Worx

Friday, 20 Dec 19

New Year's Eve Stampede

Tuesday, 31 Dec 19

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