What's up Broome

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

You Know You're in Broome When Manta Rays Herald the Dry Season

Friday, April 05, 2019
After a long and not particularly wet, wet season, people in Broome start looking for any sign of the coming dry season. After several months of overnight lows as high as 28 degrees, April sees the town grasping for indicators. The dry season heralds many things including shiny four-wheel-drives driven by greying baby boomers, towing caravans through town. They often divert past the post off ..

You Know You’re In Broome When you Chance Upon an Endangered Marine Turtle on Cable Beach

Saturday, March 09, 2019
Broome's Cable Beach is world famous for many things, including 22 kilometres of sun-kissed white sand, turquoise water, spectacular Indian Ocean sunsets and camel trains. But its what its not famous for that can really provide the unsuspecting with the ultimate and wonderous delight. Between 1 November and 28 February each year a group of volunteers monitor six km of beach for signs of marine ..

Eleven reasons why you should not come to Broome during the wet.

Saturday, January 12, 2019
Most of the Australian population live way below the 26th parallel and observe the four traditional seasons of summer, autumn, winter and spring. However, a minority of Australians living in the north of the country have managed to classify the weather into two simple seasons. The dry season and the wet season, colloquially known as the dry and wet. People who live in the north don't lik ..

Threadfin Salmon the Year Round Staple

Thursday, March 02, 2017
Several years ago the state government bought back the two gill net fishing licenses that were operating in Roebuck Bay. The licenses extended from 80 mile beach to Roebuck Bay and focused mainly on Threadfin and Blue Nose Salmon and to a lesser extent Barramundi. Threadfin (locally known as "threadies" or "freddies") have a special significance to locals in Broome. The fishery had been coming ..

Opera Under The Stars®

Saturday, 31 Aug 19

Life Cycle - The Live Cultural Musical Experience

Friday, 23 Aug 19

Life Cycle - The Live Cultural Musical Experience

Saturday, 24 Aug 19

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