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                                             Free Booking Service 08 9195 2200

              For the best range and service in Broome
                                                                                                                           Large Modern Fleet
                                                                                                                               4wd Specialists
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                                                                                                                            Free Hotel Pickups
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                                           BROOME SIGHTSEEING TOURS                                                                                                                J15
                                                                                   Discover the Broome Penninsula
                                                      BROOME SIGHTSEEING TOURS Tour
                                                                    Broome In-Depth
                                                                                              Discover the Broome Peninsula
                                                                                              Discover the Broome Penninsula
                                                                                                Half Day Coach Tours:
                                                                                                     Adult $90, Child $45
                                                                                                        Broome In-Depth Tour
                                                                                                        Broome In-Depth Tour
                                                                                            Pensioner and Family rates available
                                                                            2 Day Coach Tours:
                                                                          Half Hour Coach Tour:
                                                                           Adult $90, Child $45
                                                                           Adult $50, Child $25
                       Plan your visit today! Call 08 9192 0000 or visit www.broomesightseeingtours.com
                                                                                                        Pensioner and Family rates available
                                                                                                         Concession and Family rates available

                                       your visit today! Call 9192 0000 or or www.broomesightseeingtours.com.au
                                  Plan your visit today! Call 0808 9192 0000 visit visit www.broomesightseeingtours.com
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                     BROOME
                                                                             Awarded WA’s BEST TOUR OPERATOR, 2008, 2009 & 2010!


                                    & THE KIMBERLEY
                          ½ Day Broome Sights • 1 Day Windjana Gorge & Tunnel Creek • 1 Day Geikie Gorge Experience
                      • 1 Day Cape Leveque Adventure • 2 Day Kimberley Gorges Escape • 3 Day Cape Leveque Experience
                                   • 5 Day Broome to the Bungle Bungles ... plus more extended Adventures!
             Local Company • Comfortable Vehicles • Quality Meals • Expert Guides • Child & Concession Rates Available
                                   Visit Shop 20, Johnny Chi Lane or Call 9193 7778                                                                                                J17

                                                         The most unique way to view and experience Broome on
                                                         Roebuck Bay. www.broomehovercraft.com.au




        A Reputation for Excellence                                  BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL:                                           08 9193 5025 W9
                                   The multi award-winning
                                     The multi award-winning




                                                               Plan your visit today!                                            Self Drive Tours: Adult $50, Child $25
                                                                                                                                Self Drive Tours: Adults$45, Child $22.50
                                                             Call 08 9192 0000 or visit                                        Half Day Coach Tours: Adult $90, Child $40
                                                                                                                              Half Day CoachTours: Adult $80, Child $45
                                                                                                                                        Pensioner and Family rate available
                                                                                                                                     Concession and Family rates available
                                                            www.williecreekpearls.com.au
                                                            Bookings essential. Book at your tour desk or call in to one of our jewellery showrooms in Cable Beach or Chinatown.   J17

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                                        8.30am - 5.00pm Week Days
                                       8.30am - 4.30pm Weekends &
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 www.broomevisitorcentre.com.au               Public Holidays
The Broome Visitor Centre is a non government, not for profit organisation. By booking through us
             you are helping to keep our doors open so we can continue to provide
                              local information and services to all visitors.
                        Welcome to
                        Broome
About Broome



                                      Image supplied by Tourism WA


               Set between a vast red desert and an azure
               blue sea, alongside a pure white beach lies
                                                                       Broome & Chinatown                                In recognition and dedication to the women
                                                                       Wander through Chinatown (Map ref.
               the charismatic town of Broome. From the                                                                  who contributed to Broome’s pearling
                                                                       J17), once the bustling hub of pearl
               moment you arrive you will feel that Broome                                                               industry, a statue has been erected on
                                                                       shells, billiard saloons, entertainment
               is a destination like no other. Often called                                                              the Roebuck Bay foreshore on Hamersley
                                                                       houses and Chinese eateries. The finest
               the southern gateway to the magnificent                                                                   Street (Map ref. M17)
                                                                       pearl showrooms, retail outlets and cafés
               wilderness region of the Kimberley, this
                                                                       provide a great shopping experience and
               tropical seaside town simply oozes charm                                                                  The 1926 State Heritage listed Old Convent
                                                                       an opportunity to soak up the charm of old
               and character.                                                                                            (Map ref. K16) in Barker St is a fine example
                                                                       and new Broome.
               Yet it’s not just the spectacular setting,                                                                of the architecture of that period and
               warm summer days and balmy nights that                                                                    visitors can now wind their way through
                                                                       From here you can venture out to Streeter’s
               make Broome a ‘one of a kind’ holiday                                                                     the rooms in this old building. The Old
                                                                       Jetty (Map ref. I18) on Dampier Terrace.
               destination. Decisions are made differently                                                               Convent is now dedicated to the housing
                                                                       This is an original Broome jetty used by the
               here - lie on a hammock or on Cable                                                                       of the Relationships Exhibition: a social
                                                                       pearl luggers that were based in Broome.
               Beach? Delve into history or Indigenous                                                                   history of Broome and the Kimberley. The
               culture? Pick up a world class pearl or a                                                                 Exhibition can be viewed through enlarged
                                                                       On Dampier Terrace, admire two fully
               pearl of wisdom from one of the Kimberley                                                                 photographs, storyboards with historical
                                                                       restored original pearling luggers (Map ref.
               old timers? Enjoy a handcrafted beer while                                                                information, heritage items, oral histories
                                                                       J18), the Sam Male and the DMcD, both built
               overlooking Roebuck Bay or sip a cocktail                                                                 and a range of audiovisuals. Entrance is by
                                                                       in Broome. A beautifully restored and heritage
               while taking in another glorious sunset over                                                              donation and visitors are welcome to stroll
                                                                       listed Old Pearler’s Quarters (Map ref. J18)
               the Indian Ocean? The decision is yours.                                                                  the grounds and enjoy the garden.
                                                                       can also be seen on upper Dampier Terrace.
               Originally founded in the late 1880’s as a                                                                Then if your feet still feel like walking,
               pearling port, Broome boasts a multicultural            View the plaques that reflect the history
                                                                                                                         stroll down to the home of Broome’s War
               population that has blended to create a                 of Broome’s former glory by going on the
                                                                                                                         Memorial in Bedford Park (Map ref. L17),
               flamboyant personality that is the heart                Johnny Chi Lane Historic Walk (Map ref.
                                                                                                                         Hamersley Street. The Broome Historical
               and soul of Broome. The pearling industry               J17) and while you’re in town, why not view
                                                                                                                         Society Museum (Map ref. N16) is housed
               remains a vibrant part of Broome, proudly               the many art and pearl galleries that can be
                                                                                                                         in a building built in the late 1890’s that was
               producing the world’s finest pearls. If you             found in and around Chinatown.
                                                                                                                         originally the general store for Newman
               take the time to explore, you’ll discover that                                                            Goldstein & Co. From 1910 until 1979
               Broome is as rich in history as it is in these          Sun Pictures (Map ref. J17) is the world’s
                                                                                                                         the building was recognised as Customs
               gems from the sea.                                      oldest operating open-air picture gardens
                                                                                                                         House and today is known as one of the
                                                                       and is open for the public to view its history.
                                                                                                                         best regional volunteer run museums in
               Broome Visitor Centre                                   Take a wander through during the day or
                                                                                                                         Australia. An entry fee is applicable and
               Whether you’re a first time visitor to Broome           be seated for a flick at night.
                                                                                                                         opening hours do vary - so be sure to
               or a seasoned veteran you are welcome                                                                     check times with the staff at the Broome
               to access the first class information and               A Japanese Air raids Commemorative
                                                                                                                         Visitor Centre.
               service at the Broome Visitor Centre.                   Plaque (Map ref. I17) can be found on the
                                                                       corner of Short and Carnarvon Streets.
               The Broome Visitor Centre is a not for profit,
                                                                       This sculptured bronze plaque was erected
                                                                                                                         Town Beach
               non government organisation. We offer a                                                                   Town Beach/Apex Park (Map ref. O16) is a
               free booking service for accommodation,                 in honour of the lives lost when Japanese
                                                                                                                         delightful picnic area with BBQs, children’s
               tours and car hire. By booking with us, you             Navy Aircraft strafed the flying boats at
                                                                                                                         playground featuring water adventure area,
               are helping keep our doors open so we can               anchor in Roebuck Bay on 3rd March 1942.
                                                                                                                         café facilities and a boat ramp. Town beach
               continue to provide high quality information                                                              is an ideal spot for venturing out to see the
               and booking service to everyone who visits              Four life size statues are placed on Carnarvon
                                                                                                                         flying Boat Wrecks (Map ref. O18). These
               Broome & the Kimberley.                                 Street – The Cultured Pearl and Hard Hat
                                                                                                                         are the original wrecks that were bombed
                                                                       Diver Monument (Map ref. J17) These pay
               WA School Holidays & Public                                                                               by the Japanese Navy Aircraft on 3rd March
                                                                       tribute to their involvement in establishing
               Holidays                                                                                                  1942. The flying boat wrecks can only be
                                                                       Broome as the centre of the world’s pearling
                                                                                                                         seen at tides lower than 0.86m, so check the
               School Holidays                                         industry in the early 1900’s. Also found on
                                                                                                                         tide times on page 3 before venturing out.
               1 October to 17 October 2011                            Carnarvon Street is the remains of the Old
               15 December to 31st January 2012                        Lockup and Boab Tree (Map ref. K17) which
                                                                                                                         On low tides you can venture out to the
                                                                       was the original Police Station, Court House
               Public Holidays                                                                                           shores of roebuck Bay, (Map ref. U15)
                                                                       and Inspector’s Station.
               Queens Birthday ....................... Fri 28 Oct                                                        regarded as one of the best locations in
               Christmas Day .........................Sun 25 Dec                                                         Australia to view some of the 310 species
                                                                       Venturing on to the corner of Frederick and
               Christmas Day Public HolidayMon 26 Dec                                                                    of migratory wader birds that arrive each
                                                                       Hamersley St, you will find the Broome
               Boxing Day ............................. Mon 26 Dec                                                       year from the feeding grounds in Siberia.
                                                                       Courthouse (Map ref. K17). Built in
               Boxing Day Public Holiday ..... Tue 27 Dec
                                                                       distinctive ‘Broome style’ architecture, the
               Emergency Numbers                                                                                         Lions Pioneer Park (Map ref. O16) is
                                                                       courthouse was the original Cable House
                                                                                                                         situated adjacent to Town Beach. This is a
               Broome Police .....................08 9194 0200         and is home to the weekend Courthouse
                                                                                                                         resting place for some of the early settlers
               Broome Hospital .................08 9194 2222           Markets.
                                                                                                                         of Broome. Reflect on the dangers of the
               Cyclone Info ........................1300 659 210                                                         early days of diving by visiting the final
               Fire/Ambulance ...................................000   Buccaneer rock (Map ref. K18) is another
                                                                                                                         resting place for hundreds of pearl divers
               Road Conditions ..........................138 138       famous site in Broome. Legend has it that
                                                                                                                         at the Japanese and Chinese Cemetery
               Sea Search & Rescue .........08 9192 8202               William Dampier buried a treasure chest
                                                                                                                         on Port Drive (Map ref. L12).
               Severe Weather Info ............1900 995 371            full of pirated pieces-of-eight at Buccaneer
               State Emergency Services ...........132 500             Rock. The rock can be seen opposite The
                                                                       Mangrove Resort Hotel, in Roebuck Bay.

    2               2             Free Booking Service - 08 9195 2200 - www.broomevisitorcentre.com.au - August 2011
Local Sights &
Attractions




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           About Broome
Image supplied by Tourism WA



Port Drive & Port Area                            Closer to town on the Broome Highway you                                                                                  system is marked on the map as purple.
At the end of Port Drive, you will come to        can get close to nature at a local wildlife                                                                               Minyirr Park, meaning Birthplace, is
the Port of Broome – Deep Water Jetty             park. See dingoes, jabirus, crocodiles and                                                                                coloured pindan, and Naular, to the ocean,
(Map ref. Y11). This is an excellent place to     many other wonderful animals. Check with                                                                                  is marked blue. Be sure you have proper
throw a line in off the Jetty or for launching    the Visitor Centre for crocodile feeding                                                                                  walking shoes if you go on the longer
a boat from one of the two boat ramps.            times. (Map ref. T15).                                                                                                    walks and always take a hat, sunscreen
A little north west of the Port takes you to                                                                                                                                and plenty of water.
a stretch of beach renowned for its pindan        Crab Creek has excellent birding throughout
cliffs, reddell Beach (Map ref. X7 to U5).        the year and is famous for its spectacular
Reddell is a picturesque place, especially        bird life, with over 310 species recorded                                                                                                Tides AugusT 2011
at sunset when the light brings out the           in the region. The Roebuck Bay shoreline                                                                                   Mon 1.53m @ 5:47 AM                  Wed 9.27m @ 12:19 AM
radiant colours.                                  at Crab Creek has vibrant rock formations                                                                                    1 9.40m @11:35 AM                   17 1.22m @ 6:44 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                 0.94m @ 6:07 PM                      9.22m @ 12:31 PM
                                                  which mix with the tropical water to produce
Cable Beach                                       some fantastic photographic opportunities.                                                                                       sunrise 0618 sunset 1737
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1.22m @ 6:54 PM
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Cable Beach (Map ref. D7) is a sight in                                                                                                                                       Tue 9.30m @ 12:00AM                  Thu 9.24m @ 12:44 AM
itself. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along 22kms      Gantheaume Point                                                                                                              2 1.08m @ 6:24 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                  9.64m @ 12:09PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    18 1.33m @ 7:09 AM
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of pristine white sand and swim in clear          Gantheaume Point’s (Map ref. R1) amazing                                                                                        0.77m @ 6:43 PM                      1.46m @ 7:17 PM
tropical water. At the end of the day, relax      rock formations and vibrant colours provide
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                                                                                                                                                                             Wed 9.57m @ 12:33 AM                   fri 9.08m @ 1:08 AM
with a cool drink and watch the spectacular       a photographer’s paradise, but it is also                                                                                    3 0.86m @ 6:59 AM                    19 1.57m @ 7:31 AM
sunset over the Indian Ocean.                     home to the original Dinosaur footprints.
                                                                                                                                                                                 9.65m @ 12:43 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                 0.82m @ 7:15 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        8.66m @ 1:21 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1.81m @ 7:39 PM
Just back from the beach on Millington            The footprints are over 120 million years old                                                                                    sunrise 0617 sunset 1737               sunrise 0608 sunset 1741

Road you will find the magnificent                and can be seen at very low tides (See page                                                                                 Thu 9.63m @       1:05   AM          Sat 8.79m @ 1:32 AM
Buddha’s Sanctuary (Map ref. D8).                                                                                                                                               4 0.90m @       7:32   AM           20 1.94m @ 7:54 AM
                                                  3 for tides). As the reef area is very fragile,                                                                                 9.41m @       1:18   PM              8.20m @ 1:47 PM
View an impressive hand carved crystal            care must be taken when exploring this area.
                                                                                                                                                                                  1.12m @       7:46   PM              2.29m @ 8:00 PM
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Buddha, nearly 4 metres tall, set amidst an       For the benefit of visitors, a plaster cast of                                                                              fri 9.46m @       1:38   AM         Sun 8.38m @ 1:56 AM
ornamental garden complete with pavilion          the tracks has been embedded at the top                                                                                      5 1.22m @        8:06   AM          21 2.45m @ 8:17 AM
and meditation deck. Open 7am - 10am,             of the cliff. From the replica of the footprints,
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every day and 4pm - 7pm Tues, Wed, Fri,           you can make your way to Anastasia’s Pool,                                                                                       sunrise 0616 sunset 1738               sunrise 0607 sunset 1742

Sat & Sun.                                        a small pool carved in the rock for a former                                                                                Sat 9.04m @       2:13    AM        Mon 7.83m @ 2:22 AM

Broome Highway                                    lighthouse keeper’s arthritic wife.
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Head about 20kms on the Broome Highway                                                                                                                                             sunrise 0616 sunset 1738               sunrise 0606 sunset 1742
to a fascinating place referred to as 12 Mile     Minyirr Park (Map ref. K8) offers three                                                                                    Sun 8.40m @        2:50    AM         Tue 7.20m @ 2:51 AM
(Map ref. T15). Mango products can be             colour coded self guided walking trails,                                                                                     7 2.59m @        9:17    AM          23 3.80m @ 9:13 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                 7.36m @        3:14    PM             6.20m @ 3:22 PM
sampled including chutney, jam, candy, fudge      the Lurujarri Heritage Dreaming Trail being                                                                                    3.19m @        9:23    PM             4.31m @ 9:17 PM
and wine, and locally grown organic food.         the longest with “Lurujarri” meaning dune                                                                                        sunrise 0615 sunset 1739               sunrise 0606 sunset 1742
                                                                                                                                                                             Mon 7.61m @ 3:33 AM                  Wed 6.52m @ 3:36 AM
                                                                                                                                                                               8 3.46m @ 10:05 AM                  24 4.52m @ 10:13 AM



   Paradise
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                                                                                                                                                                                 4.06m @ 10:13 PM                     4.99m @ 11:10 PM
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                                                                                                                                                                              Tue 6.83m @ 4:47 AM                  Thu 6.07m @ 6:11 AM



                is shopping...
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                                                                                                                                                                                  5.98m @ 6:19 PM                      6.04m @ 8:43 PM

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                                                                                                                                                                             Wed 4.58m @ 12:36 AM                   fri 4.54m @ 2:18 AM
                                                                                                                                                                              10 6.56m @ 7:09 AM                    26 6.65m @ 8:41 AM
   at Primewest Broome Boulevard!                                                                                                                                                3.80m @ 2:20 PM
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   Discover shopping in paradise at                                                                                                                                           Thu 4.11m @       2:51    AM         Sat 3.66m @ 3:26 AM
                                                                                                                                                                               11 7.14m @       9:04    AM          27 7.55m @ 9:31 AM
   Primewest Broome Boulevard, the largest                                                                                                                                        3.04m @
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   air-conditioned shopping complex in Broome.                                                                                                                                     sunrise 0613 sunset 1740               sunrise 0603 sunset 1743

                                                                                                                                                                              fri 3.26m @ 3:54 AM                 Sun 2.70m @ 4:11 AM
   With delicious fresh food, coffee and ice-cream,
                                                                                                                                                                              12 7.92m @ 9:55 AM                   28 8.41m @ 10:09 AM
   electronics, fashion for every occasion, sporting                                                                                                                              2.30m @ 4:19 PM                     1.80m @ 4:35 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                  7.98m @ 10:23 PM                    8.62m @ 10:34 PM
   goods, accessories, footwear, gifts, home wares,                                               Open 7 Days                                                                      sunrise 0613 sunset 1740               sunrise 0602 sunset 1743

   pharmaceuticals, beauty treatments, services, and more!                                                                                                                    Sat 2.48m @ 4:37 AM                 Mon 1.79m @ 4:51 AM
                                                                                  Frederick St Broome                                                                          13 8.57m @ 10:33 AM                 29 9.14m @ 10:44 AM
   Woolworths supermarket, Target, Dick Smith                                       (Conveniently located                                                                         1.71m @ 4:57 PM                     1.13m @ 5:12 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                  8.56m @ 10:56 PM                    9.32m @ 11:06 PM
   Electronics, plus over 35 specialty stores -                                     between Cable Beach                                                                            sunrise 0612 sunset 1740               sunrise 0601 sunset 1743

   Including all your favourite leading national retailers.                        and the Broome Airport)                                                                   Sun 1.88m @ 5:15 AM                   Tue 1.02m @ 5:29 AM
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   Phone 9192 3939 • Fax 9192 8618                      Proudly managed by
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   www.broomeboulevard.com.au                                                                                                                                                      sunrise 0611 sunset 1740
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                             Getting
                             Around
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                     Getting around Broome is easy.
                     For those choosing to utilise public                    Chinatown Taxis*
                     transport, the local bus service offers
                     half hourly services between Broome
                                                                             Chinatown Taxis offer a friendly
                                                                             professional team of drivers with
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                     and Cable Beach, with plenty of stops in                sound local knowledge. Our fleet
Transport Services




                     between. You can find a timetable on the                includes 7-11 seater Maxi cabs and
                     back page of the guide. There are also                  Hi-Ace Toyota’s with wheelchair hoist.
                     local taxi operators who run 24 hours.
                     Wide roads, kilometres of footpaths                     Topless Rentals*
                     and a flat landscape makes Broome                       Let us help you explore Broome and
                     the ideal place to get around on a                      its surrounds; Hiring cars through to
                     bicycle. But of course there are plenty                 4WDs, Topless Rentals is family owned
                     of car and scooter hire options as well.                and operated, open 7 days, with
                     Depending on your budget there will                     complimentary pickup and drop back.
                     be a transport option to suit you.
                     Regardless of whether you need a                        Car Maintenance                                                           Tyrepower
                     bike, scooter or small car to get around                There is a long distance between
                     town or are planning a 4WD adventure,
                     you’ll find Broome has a wide variety
                                                                             many towns in the North West and                     TYRES - WHEELS
                                                                             vehicle   maintenance       is  essential
                     of hire options ranging from 4WD
                     vehicles and motor homes, to scooters
                                                                             when travelling. Before departing on              BATTERIES - EXHAUSTS
                                                                             your journey remember to have your
                     and bicycles. For further information,                  vehicle thoroughly checked as not                         1386 Port Drive
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                     booking Greyhound bus tickets or car                    only is it frightening to break down
                     hire, please contact the Broome Visitor                                                                  T: (08) 9192 2486 F: (08) 9192 2420
                                                                             in the outback, it can be dangerous.
                     Centre on 08 9195 2200.                                 Broome is home to a number of
                                                                             accredited maintenance companies to
                                                                             help keep you on the road and travelling
                                                                             safely. Call into the Visitor Centre and                                               O13
                                                                             we can point you in the right direction
                                                                             to get your vehicle in tip top condition
                                                                             so you can explore the Kimberley with
                                                                             confidence.

                                                                             Broome Mechanical*
                                                                       J17   Talk to a Mechanic! At Broome Mechanical
                                                                             you get quality service with experienced
                                                                             staff. All Mechanical Services on all Vehicles
                                                                             available. Complimentary Pick-up/Drop-off
                      No Job too BIG or too small                            Service. No job too small or too big. Ph:
                                                                             9193 6006
                       @

                                    9193 6006
                        Repairs to all Makes & Models
                         Cnr Tanami/Mavis Rd, Blue Haze Licence # MR3097   C16
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                                                                                                                              9192 3316
                                                                                                                                 1800 811 772
                                                                                                                              7 to 11 seaters available
                                                                                                                       J17    inc. wheelchair Taxi
                                                                                                                              Eftpos and CabCharge Facility

                                                                     N12

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Accommodation        Image courtsey of Danika Franklin




It is no surprise that Broome offers a wide        Beaches of Broome*
range of accommodation options. All
tastes and budgets are catered for; from
                                                   Beaches is Broome’s newest and most
                                                   beautifully appointed budget resort,
                                                                                                           CARAVAN PARKS
five star hotels, resorts, self contained          offering total luxury at an affordable price.              Grid References refer to the
apartments, backpacker hostels and                 With us you will experience the ultimate in                  map on pages 8 and 9.
perfectly located caravan parks. For               backpackers resort accommodation that
something unique, why not consider a               will forever change your view of budget                   Broome Caravan Park
guesthouse or bed & breakfast. There are           travel. Situated just 250m from the famous                   9192 1776 - A18
a great range in Broome and you may                Cable Beach, our rooms are modern, clean
even pick up some local tips! The Broome           and contemporary, ranging from doubles                  Broome Vacation Village
Visitor Centre can assist you in finding and       with en suite to private rooms with shared
                                                                                                              9192 1057 - Q10
booking all of your accommodation needs.           facilities and dorms. We have designed the




                                                                                                                                                        Accommodation
                                                   resort to cater for everyone... whether you
Oaks Broome*                                       need a tranquil and relaxing getaway or a
                                                                                                         Cable Beach Caravan Park
Oaks Broome is ideally located just a short        base to explore the exciting activities on offer            9192 2066 D9
stroll from Roebuck Bay and a few minutes          in Broome, Beaches will not disappoint. Our
walk from Town Beach, the perfect vantage          facilities include a sparkling pool, BBQ, full         Palm Grove Caravan Park
point to view the famous “Staircase to             communal kitchen, TV/DVD room, relaxing                     9192 3336 F9
the Moon”. Broome’s newest apartment               lounge areas and a fully licensed bar. Spend
hotel, Oaks Broome combines hotel and              a few nights, not a fortune…that’s our motto.         Roebuck Bay Caravan Park
apartment style holiday accommodation                                                                         9192 1366 O16
within tranquil landscaped gardens.                Bali Hai Resort and Spa*
Its contemporary, well appointed hotel             Relax at the Bali Hai in an Asian influenced             Tarangau Caravan Park
rooms and self contained apartments                private villa or indulge at the Day Spa with
feature shaded balconies and large                 an exclusive treatment that is as unique as
                                                                                                                9193 5084 C9
courtyards     overlooking    the   hotel’s        the Australian Outback and as exotic as
sparkling swimming pools and gardens.              the island of Bali.
1861 Café - Restaurant - Bar overlooks
the central courtyard pool and adds to the          * advertorial

                                                    Broome’s newest luxury resort
ambience of this tropical paradise.



          LIVE IT UP                                and backpackers
       AT BROOME’S                                  Spend a few nights, not a fortune...
          NEWEST                                    • Ensuite, Private & Dorm rooms
       APARTMENT                                    • All rooms Air-conditioned
           HOTEL                                    • Continental Breakfast included                                                               E9
                                                    • Just 250m from Cable Beach

                            LOVE IT                1300 881 031                                                          4 Sanctuary Rd, Cable Beach
                                                   bookings@beachesofbroome.com.au                                     www.beachesofbroome.com.au

     LIVE IT               ENJOY IT                 For the ultimate Broome experience.
  Broome’s newest apartment hotel, Oaks Broome      Indulge in a treatment from our exclusive
  is perfectly located overlooking Roebuck
  Bay and a few minutes stroll from Town            Spa range and relax in one of the Asian
  Beach. Contemporary hotel and apartment           influenced villas at the Bali Hai Resort & Spa
  style accommodation is set amongst tranquil
  gardens and swimming pools. With all the
  ingredients of a perfect holiday, you’re
  invited to Live it Up at Oaks Broome.

  OAKS BROOME
  99 Robinson St, Broome WA
  broome@theoaksgroup.com.au
  1300 822 010                                                                      Gift Vouchers Available


  OAK1014/10

                                                                                             Phone: 08 9191 3100
               oakshotelsresorts.com
                                             M16                                            www.balihairesort.com
                                                                                                                                                   F9

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                  Water Based & Fishing
                  Tours
        Take advantage of the beautiful Broome                 Slims Barra Charters*                                 Broome Adventure Company – Turtle
        conditions and get out on the water with one
                                                               Come and join Slim for the day exploring              Bay Kayak*
        of our tour companies, or hire your own boat!                                                                Come and experience the turquoise
                                                               the Fitzroy River in search of the prized
        Broome is world famous for its fishing with a                                                                waters, spectacular bays, beaches and
                                                               Barramundi. Fishing from our customised
        huge amount of species to hook, including                                                                    rocky coastline on Broome’s best value
                                                               4.1m Polycraft punt Barra Boy II, we
        the prized barramundi. There are plenty of                                                                   adventure. All ages and abilities will find
                                                               explore the waterways of the mighty
        experienced fishing tour operators who will                                                                  this relaxed paddle an experience to
                                                               Fitzroy. Whilst chasing the piscatorial
        happily help you catch that big one!                                                                         remember as we look out for the sea turtles
                                                               species such as Barramundi, Threadfin
        Or maybe you would like to explore the                                                                       of Broome. The kayaks are very stable
                                                               Salmon and Mangrove Jacks you will
        amazing coastline whilst looking for turtles                                                                 and extremely comfortable.        Morning
                                                               witness an abundance of wildlife and share
        and sealife on a kayak, or perhaps a relaxing                                                                and Sunset departures daily – Duration
                                                               waters with the deadly Saltwater Crocodile.
        sunset cruise. There are plenty of ways to                                                                   3hrs. Adults $70, kids $55. Bookings and
                                                               Lunch, water and sunscreen is provided.
        enjoy the beautiful waters of Broome. For                                                                    enquiries open 7am until 10pm. 1300 665
                                                               This tour caters for both the experienced
        information on the following companies and                                                                   888 - 0419 895 367.
                                                               and the beginner in fishing circles.
        other options for getting out on the water, call
        the Broome Visitor Centre on 08 9195 2200.
                                                               But after a day on the water with                        eco beach Whale Watching*
                                                               Slim you will be fishing like a pro!
                                                                                                                     Our unforgettable two-hour whale watching
          The Ocean is Yours                                   Call Slim today on 0428 272 475 to book your
                                                               Kimberley fishing adventure of a lifetime.
                                                                                                                     cruises are a fantastic way to experience
                                                                                                                     the splendor of these marine mammals.
          Come aboard Absolute Ocean Charters luxury vessel                                                          $120 per person – ex eco beach or $165
              Utopia and enjoy a beautiful day exploring the                                                         per person – ex Broome
                                turquoise waters of Broome.        Absolute Ocean Charters*                          2 hour Whale Watching Cruises depart
                                           We specialise in:
                                                               Come aboard Absolute Ocean Charters                   daily at 10.30am, 1pm and 3.30pm
Tours




                                                  *Fishing
                                       *Whale Watching         luxury vessel Utopia and enjoy a beautiful            Full day Coach Tour ex Broome operates
                                                   *Diving     day exploring the turquoise waters of                 Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8am
           Absolute Ocean *Private ChartersYou can create a    Broome. We specialise in Full & Half Day              returning at 5.30pm
           Charters                          charter to suit   Fishing trips with all gear, food and drinks          Lunch is available for purchase at eco
                                                your needs.    provided. Whale Watching tours operate in             beach. Ph 08 9193 8015
                                                               season where you can view the majestic
                                                               Humpback whales from the comfort of the
                                                               upper or fully shaded lower deck. Private
                                                               Charters are available to suit your needs
                                                               so why not customise a day of sightseeing,
                                                                                                                        Need To Book?
                                                               swimming or fishing. Our fully trained,
                                                               helpful staff are always on hand to provide
                                                                                                                          08 9195 2200
                                                               you with first class service. Transfers to
                                                               and from accommodation are included; all
                                                               you have to do is remember to grab your
                                                               camera! Treat yourself to a great day out
                                                               with the company who has a reputation as
                                                               the Best in Broome!
          Everything is provided for an unforgettable day
                don’t forget to bring your camera!

          0427 798 155
          www.absoluteoceancharters.com.au
                                                                * advertorial


                                                                                                   don’t miss your
                                                                           SEA BROOME              chance to
                                                                             CHARTERS              discover Broome
                                                                                                   at its best !!
                                                                 We welcome you aboard our
                                                                 very comfortable vessel to
                                                                 experience mother nature at
                                                                 it’s best. Look out for whales,
                                                                 dolphins, turtles, sea snakes,
                                                                 and other marine life.
                                                                 We also have courtesy
                                                                 transport available.

                                                                 TOURS WE OFFER
                                                                 SUNSET TOURS CREEK TOURS
                                                                                  FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED
                                                                 WHALE WATCHING 30 YEARS OF OCEAN EXPERIENCE

                                                                CALL US TO BOOK YOUR TOUR ON
                                                                              0427 776 623
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Scenic Flights, Extended 4WD and Day Trip
Tours
 Image courtesy of Mark Wilkinson


 After an amazing wet season, the Kimberley                     Kimberley Wild*                                   Awarded WA’s
 region is abundant in breathtaking sights just                                                                BEST TOUR OPERATOR
                                                       Experience the Kimberley with WA’s                       2008, 2009 & 2010!
 waiting to be explored. To view the amazing
                                                       award-winning     ‘Best   Tour   Operator
 creek systems and local landmarks, jump
                                                       2008, 2009 & 2010’. Join small, diverse
 on a Broome scenic flight. Venture to the
                                                       groups in comfortable custom-built 4WD
 Horizontal Waterfalls and gorges in the
                                                       vehicles and explore Cape Leveque and
 Kimberley on an extended day trip flight.
 If you’d rather explore the area by land,
                                                       the Kimberley gorge country. Kimberley                   BROOME’S BEST...
                                                       Wild guides enjoy meeting travellers from
 jump on one of our day trips or extended
                                                       all over the world and are keen to share
                                                                                                                Town Tours
 4WD tours and visit Cape Leveque, the                                                                          Day Tours
                                                       their knowledge of the region, visiting
 waterfalls and gorges of the Kimberley or
 the World Heritage Listed Bungle Bungles.
                                                       the well-known highlights and revealing                  Short Breaks
                                                       some of its many secrets. Their strong
 Regardless of whether you’ve got half an
                                                       relationships with Aboriginal people and
                                                                                                                Extended Adventures
 hour or 2 weeks, we’ve got you covered!                                                                          Comfortable Vehicles • Quality Meals • Expert Guides
                                                       communities will also al provide travellers
      Broome Aviation *                                with unforgettable cultural experiences.
                                                                                                                               08 9193 7778
 As the longest established aviation company
 in the Kimberley, we are your ideal travelling
                                                       Slingair Heliwork*                                                   Shop 20, Johnny Chi Lane
                                                                                                                                                                   J17
                                                       A multi award winning Slingair Heliwork                               www.kimberleywild.com.au
 partner in this spectacular region. Offering
                                                       WA helicopter flight over Broome should
 a smorgasbord of scenic flights, you can
                                                       be on every visitor’s “must do” list. The
 marvel at the many wonders from the air,
                                                       thrill of the helicopter lift-off sets your
 trek through spectacular gorges, and take a
                                                       adrenalin pumping. Once airborne, you can
 dip in the turquoise waters of the Kimberley.




                                                                                                                                                                                                Tours
                                                       see Broome’s position on the peninsula
 You will truly experience the flying colours of
                                                       with the amazing colours of ocean and
 the Buccaneer Archipelago, the Horizontal
                                                       land contrasting     harmoniously.      Then
 Falls, Bell Gorge, the Bungle Bungles and
                                                       zoom forward, flying over the ocean, with
 much more with Broome Aviation.
                                                       unrestricted views into the water. Heliwork
 Horizontal Falls Seaplane                             WA flights include courtesy airport transfers
 Adventures*                                           and in flight commentary.
 Fly in our luxury Seaplane direct from

                                                         Helicopter
 Broome & Derby and enjoy the trip of a life
 time with the Kimberley’s most experienced
 local family owned and operated
 Horizontal Falls tour specialists. Whether
 it is experiencing the thrill of a jet boat ride        Over Broome
 through the Horizontal Falls, swimming in
 our croc and shark proof cage, or taking in
 the breath taking scenery of the Buccaneer
 Archipelago, Horizontal Falls Seaplane
 Adventures has a day or overnight tour
 to suit you. Now, also offering a Full Day
 adventure from Broome including all the                 Thrilling              Exciting     Spectacular

                                                                                   9196 0383
 wonders of the Horizontal Falls as well as
 a ground tour exploring Beagle Bay, Cape
 Leveque and One Arm Point.
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                                        > Bell Gorge


                                                                            bookings essential • from $120 per person
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  Bookings Call 08 9192 1369                                                                         conditions apply




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           Land Based
           Tours
        Broome is a town full of history, culture
        and natural beauty. Explore the sites at                        Pearl Luggers*                                Red Sun Camels*
        your own leisure or book a seat on one of                   Enjoy a unique insight into Broome’s          Join Broome’s most photographed camel
        the local tour companies. To find out more                  pearling industry at Pearl Luggers in the     train for the best camel experience. Our
        about these tours or many of the other                      heart of Chinatown. Come and see two of       friendly staff and well-trained camels will
        tours available, call the Broome Visitor                    Broome’s last remaining pearling luggers      ensure your ride is memorable! Choose
        Centre on 08 9195 2200.                                     that have been fully rigged and restored to   from a magical morning, glorious afternoon
                                                                    their former glory.                           or our iconic sunset ride.
              UNIQUE TOWN TOUR
           with BROOME TRIKE TOURS (est. 1999)                      Surrounded by a reconstructed tidal               Broome Sightseeing Tours*
                                                                    jetty these ‘work horses of the sea’          The multi award winning Broome
                                                                    offer an insight into the many diverse        Sightseeing Tours is your first port of
                                                                    cultures of people who were drawn             call when exploring Broome. Enjoy a
                                                                    together from all walks of life in their      professional and entertaining introduction
                                                                    search of riches from the ocean. All 1        into ‘Broome Time’ with our experienced
                                                                    hour tours are complimented by a taste        local guides. Their local knowledge will
                                                                    of the exclusive pearl shell meat – a true    enhance your discovery of Broome’s
                                                                    ‘delicacy of the deep’. Pearl Luggers         natural, historical and cultural highlights.
         If you are looking for an upbeat, personalised tour with
            full commentary, a strong reputation for excellence,    is located in the heart of Chinatown.         This boutique tour is an essential first tour
           then join us on our unique Town Tour of Broome and
                                                                    Tour Entry from $16.50.                       of Broome, visiting the iconic Cable Beach,
              major attractions around the entire peninsula. Or
            join us on a Beer, Wine, Liqueur & Bushtucker Tour,                                                   Gantheaume Point, Japanese Cemetery,
              Champagne Sunset or Croc Feeding Tour at the                                                        Pearl Luggers Museum, Matso’s Brewery,
                     Malcolm Douglas Wilderness Park                   Malcolm Douglas Wilderness
Tours




                   on one of our 3 or 6 passenger Trikes.                                                         Sun Pictures and much much more.
                   Phone Roger on 0407 575 237
                                                                    Wildlife Park*                                Call 9192 0000 to book your morning or
                   roger@broometriketours.com.au                    Bring the family out to see hundreds of       afternoon tour today.
                     www.broometriketours.com.au                    animals, birds and crocodiles in a unique
                                                                    bush environment. Guided crocodile
                                                                    feeding tours daily. Only 18km on the
                                                                    Broome Highway. Contact the Broome
                                                                    Visitor Centre for opening times.

                                                                    Broome Camel Safaris*
                                                                    Give your camel a carrot after enjoying
                                                                    our fabulous Sunset ride along beautiful
                                                                    Cable Beach. Meet Alison Bird, Broome’s
                                                                    only camel lady with over 27 years
                                                                    experience working and trekking with               Broome Top Deck Tours
                                                                    these amazing and (Alison’s) much
                                                                    loved animals. Our professional team will
                                                                    inform you on the nature and history of
                                                                    camels in Australia. Bring your camera -
                                                                    we’ll take photos for free. The camels in
                                                                    Blue, Broome’s most popular camel ride!




                                                                                                                              Don’t miss the bus!
                                                                                                                   For the perfect introduction to Broome,
                                                                                                                   this tour really is a MUST for any itinerary.
                                                                                                                   Enjoy a unique and comprehensive journey of
                                                                                                                   Broome, complete with expert commentary
                                                                                                                   on Broome’s history, Broome’s economy, fauna
                                                                                                                   and flora of this beautiful Pearling Town, and
                                                                                                                   much more. This really is your A to Z of Broome!
                                                                                                                   We offer a professional, high quality town tour
                                                                                                                   and we guarantee that this will be one of the
                                                                                                                   most informative tours you will ever go on!
                                                              E8                                                   Far more than just a bus ride …. See for yourself
                                                                                                                      why this tour has such a great reputation!
                                                                                                                                                       BROOME TOP DECK TOURS
                                                                                                                   p: 1800 858 985
                                                                                                           J18     p: 0427 850 559
                                                                                                                                                                   BROOME
                                                                                                                                                               TOP DECK TOURS




                                                                                                                   e: broometopdecktours@bigpond.com


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        Astro Tours*                                Willie Creek Pearl Farm*
   Broome’s Astronomy Experience is a two       Join one of Broome’s most popular tours
   hour educational and entertaining mind       by visiting Willie Creek Pearl Farm and
   bender using big telescopes, lasers and      discover the intriguing world of the cultured
   fun. Come and explore your daily, yearly     pearling industry. Our coach driver will
   and cosmic directions with some simple       collect you from your accommodation in
   astronomy that you can see for yourself.     our air-conditioned coach for the 38km
   Meet some of the stars and trace out some    journey to Willie Creek. Upon arrival at
   constellations. Explore the relationships    the pearl farm, you will join a fully guided
   within the solar system and point            tour where your guide will demonstrate
   telescopes at whatever planets are above     the intricate process of cultured pearling,
   the horizon. Join us for a fun night out     including the seeding of a live oyster shell.
   under some of the best skies on the planet   After refreshments, learn about modern
   at our dark site 10km out of Broome. Mon     pearling techniques and view the pearl
   & Wed, 7:30pm pickup for 8pm show. Fri.      panels suspended in the creek, on board
   & Sat, 5.30pm pickup for 6pm show. $75       our boat the ‘Mutiara Putri’. After the tour,
   adults, $45 child, includes hotel pickups.   browse through our showroom which hosts
                                                a stunning collection of pearl jewellery and
                                                affordable gifts and souvenirs. Coach or
                                                self drive tours available




                                                                                                                                       Tours
                                                  Malcolm          Douglas             Crocodile
    *   advertorial                             Park*
                                                Come along and view these large ancient
                                                reptiles. Guided Crocodile Feeding Tours                                        S14
                                                Daily. Hold a baby crocodile for a photo.
                                                Situated at Cable Beach. Contact the
                                                Broome Visitor Centre for opening times.




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                        Weekly Events - August 2011
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                  Monday                                           Sunday 12-5pm
                  •	   Rock N Roll Dance Classes - Coco’s     •	   Mangrove Hotel - Sunday Fun Day.       Matso’s Brewery
                       Lounge, Mangrove Hotel 7-8pm                Entertainment from 4pm. Half price     9193 5811
                  •	   Broome Bootscooters 7-9pm Totally           prawns all day. Half price oysters     Matso’s is the Kimberley’s award winning
                       Workwear 9193 6666                          between 5.30 and 6.30pm. Bouncy        microbrewery dishing up mouth watering
                  •	   PCYC - Boxercise 6-7pm 9192 1655            castle for the kids!                   food and cold beer daily. Matso’s is the
                                                              Divers Tavern                               perfect place to unwind and take in the
                  Tuesday                                     9193 6066 All acts start at 7.30pm unless   uninterrupted views of Roebuck Bay
                  •	   Jam Night at Murphy’s from 6pm         otherwise stated.                           •	 Friday 5th - Under the Apple Tree, 7
                       9195 5900                              •	 Tuesday 2nd - The P&C Committee              - 10pm
                  •	   PCYC - Taekwondo 9192 1655             •	 Wednesday 3rd - Little Red Wagon         •	 Sunday 7th - Matt Gresham, 2.30 -
                  •	   Curry night at the Roey $15 curries    •	 Thursday 4th - North of the Rox              5.30pm
                       from 8pm                               •	 Friday 5th - British India Tickets       •	 Wed 10th - Under the Apple Tree,
                  •	   Darts at Roey Sports Bar                   $35 presale $40 door Support Phat           6.30 - 9.30pm
                  •	   $15 Pasta Night at Black Pearl             Monkey                                  •	 Thursday 11th - Little Green Bag,
                       Restaurant 5:30pm til late 9192 1779   •	 Saturday 6th - Sugar Blue Burlesque          7- 10pm
                                                                  - tickets $40                           •	 Friday 12th - Mettaphor, 7 - 10pm
                  Wednesday                                   •	 Sunday 7th - Miss Cable Beach FINAL      •	 Sunday 14th - Easy Tigers, 2.30 -
                  •	   Pool comp at the Roey from 8pm $5          8pm - 11pm Phat Monkey 6pm-8pm              5.30pm
                       to enter                                   10pm-11pm                               •	 Friday 19th - Mettaphor, 7 - 10pm
                  •	   PCYC - Boxercise 6-7pm 9192 1655       •	 Monday 8th - Calcutta night - Under      •	 Sunday 21st - Easy Tigers, 2.30 -
                  •	   Blues night with ‘Ask Dad’, Matsos         the Apple Tree                              5.30pm
                       Brewery (excpet Wed 10th)              •	 Tuesday 9th - Howie Morgan Project       •	 Friday 26th - Mettaphor, 7 - 10pm
                                                                  - $10
                  Thursday                                    •	 Wednesday 10th - The Mighty              Courthouse Markets
                  •	   Wet T-shirt comp at the Roey. Win          Cherrabin                               every Saturday and Sunday 8am - 1pm
                       $500. Doors open at 8pm. $5 entry      •	 Thursday 11th - Pigram Bros - tickets    The Broome Courthouse Markets run each
Browsing Broome




                       guys, ladies free.                         $30                                     Saturday and Sunday between 8:00am
                  •	   PCYC - Taekwondo 9192 1655.            •	 Friday 12th - Howie Morgan Project,      and 1:00pm on the corner of Hamersley &
                  •	   $15 Pasta night at Black Pearl             $10                                     Frederick Street, Broome. Be entertained
                       Restaurant 5:30pm til late 9192 1779   •	 Saturday 13th - Howie Morgan Project     by the bustle, buskers and beautiful sites
                                                                  $10                                     and smells of local food, arts and crafts.
                  Friday                                      •	 Tuesday 16th - The P&C Committee
                  •	   Oasis open from 9pm with local DJ’s    •	 Wednesday 17th - North of the Rox
                       9192 1221                              •	 Thursday 18th - Quiver (Reunion
                  •	   Live music at the Mangrove Hotel           Show)
                       from 7pm, complimentary bar snacks     •	 Friday 19th - Easy Tigers
                       from 5pm & entertainment from 7pm.     •	 Saturday 20th - Easy Tigers                   Christian Church Services
                       Chance to win $150 voucher 9192        •	 Sunday 21st - North of the Rox
                       1303                                   •	 Tuesday 23rd - The P&C Committee
                  •	   The Mango Place- woodfire pizza        •	 Wednesday 24th - 42 Decibal
                       5 - 9 pm, 12 Mile                      •	 Thursday 25th - Little Red Wagon
                                                              •	 Friday 26th - North of the Rox, Theme
                  Saturday                                        night: Pimps & Pros
                  •	   Courthouse Markets Cnr Frederick       •	 Saturday 27th - Global Battle of the
                       and Hamersley St from 8am til 1pm          Bands
                  •	   Step up Saturday RnB night @ Oasis     •	 Sunday 28th - Spoonful
                       Bar from 8pm $5 entry 9192 1221        •	 Tuesday 30th - The P&C Committee
                  •	   Mangrove Hotel - Saturdays by the      •	 Wednesday 31st - Diesel - tickets $50
                       Bay - entertainment from 5pm               support Phat Monkey
                  Sunday
                  •	   Sundays at Matso’s Brewery             The Roey
                       entertainment 2.30 - 5.30pm. 9193      9192 1221
                       5811. See lisiting for acts.           •	 Sat 23rd July - Dubstep-D and B
                  •	   Courthouse Markets Cnr Frederick           invades in Oasis. Doors open 8pm
                       and Hamersley St from 8am til 1pm          $10 entry.
                  •	   The Mango Place - Woodfire pizza


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     August Events 2011
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         Ladies Day & Broome                                                                                                       Dinosaur Footprints
                  Cup                                                                                                       Dinosaur footprints dating back over 120
                  Tuesday 9th &
                                                                                                                            million years can be seen around the
                Saturday 13th Aug
                                                                                                                            Broome area at certain low tides. The
                    Broome Turf Club,
                                                                                                                            above diagram is an indication of the
                    Gantheaume Point
    Ladies Day and Broome Cup week is                                                                                       footprints found around Broome. For more
    traditionally the busiest week in town, with                                                                            information on where to view the dinosaur
    both locals and visitors flocking trackside                                                                             footprints in Broome, see the map on page
    to enjoy the atmosphere and racing season                                         Kalkadunga Man                        10. To view the tide times, see page 3
    finale. Fever pitched excitement precedes                                              friday 5th Aug
    each race, with punters being entertained                                               Pinctada resort
    by live music and local performers. Enjoy                                  An absorbing sonic and visual experience
    2Up after the races. Be a part of two of                                     of the Australian night and day as seen
    the biggest events in the Broome social                                  through the eyes of William Barton. Featured
    calender!                                                                 is some of the most evocative vocal music
    Day    Members     &    General                                               written in Australia combined with the
    Admission tickets available at                                               visceral sounds of the ‘didg’. Powerful
    the Broome Visitor Centre.                                                  photographic images of the Kalkadunga                    Catalina
                                                                                  land will be projected throughout the
                                                                                     performance on a large screen.
                                                                                                                                   “Flying Boat” Wrecks
                                                                             Tickets available at the Broome                               Finding the Wrecks
                                                                             Visitor Centre.                                The mud of Roebuck Bay has done a
                                                                                                                            very good job of preserving the aircraft.
                                                                                                                            At extremely low tides, the plane wrecks
                                                                                          Other Events




                                                                                                                                                                                               Browsing Broome
                                                                                                                            are visible to those who wish to walk the
                                                                                                                            kilometre across the Roebuck Bay mud
                                                                                 The Merger Sportsman Night                 flats from Town Beach.
                                                                                Tues 2nd Aug, Mangrove Hotel
                                                                                                                            The Catalina Boat Wrecks are only visible
                                                                                       Pigram Brothers                      at tides less than 0.86m. It is recommended
                                                                                 Thurs 11th Aug, Divers Tavern              you allow an hour to walk to out to the
                                                                                                                            wrecks, and an hour to return to shore.
                                                                                                                            Enclosed shoes are also recommended.
                                                                                     Opera Under the Stars
                          Worn Art                                                 Sat 27th Aug, Cable Beach
                                                                                                                            For information on tides and the best days
                                                                                                                            to view the Catalinas, see the tide chart on
         friday 19th & Sat 20th Aug                                                       Amphitheatre                      page 3.
         Broome rec & Aquatic Centre
    2011 Act ‘Belong Commit’ Worn Art                                        Shinju Matsuri - festival of the Pearl
    ‘The Creative Journey’ presented by
    Theatre Kimberley Inc is a world class,
                                                                                   Sat 10th to Sun 18th Sept                  Staircase to the Moon
                                                                              Visit www.broomevisitorcentre.com.au for
    beautiful spectacular of dance, costume                                                 more events!                                                Aug
    and physical theatre with amazing lighting
    and a thumping soundtrack. This year is a                                                                                      Sun 14th*# - 6.06 pm
    retrospective, celebrating the creme of the                                                                                    Mon 15th* - 6.57 pm
    crop from the last 10 years.
    Tickets available at the Broome
                                                                                                                                    Tue 16th - 7.46 pm
    Visitor Centre.                                                                                                                 Wed 17th - 8.33pm
                                                                                                                              This occurrence is caused by the rising of a full moon
                                                                     Broome & Kimberley CDs and DVDs
                                                                                                                              reflecting off the exposed mud flats at extremely low
    OPERA UNDER THE STARS
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    Spoil someone special!
                                                                              Saturday - Phone Watch batteries
                                                                              Camera 27 August-2011                           tide, creating the beautiful optical illusion of stairs
                                                                              Cable Beach Amphitheatre
                                                                                                                              reaching to the moon. This event occurs from
                                                                              8pmMemory Cards & Flash Drives
                                                                                                                              March to October along the coastline of roebuck
                                                                              Tickets:
                                                                                         Pre-Paid Phone Re-Charge
                                                                              Premium $190, General $95                       Bay with viewing points at The Mangrove resort
                                                                              Bookings:
                                                                                                Battery Chargers
                                                                              Online: Via our website below                   Hotel, Town Beach & Broome Golf Club.
                                                                              Phone: 1800 883 777 or 9195 2200                             *Community Markets at Town Beach
                                                               Starring                               Guitars & Strings
                                                                              In Person: Broome Visitor Centre                                    # Twilight conditions
              Emma Pearson (Soprano), Milijana Nikolic (Mezzo-Soprano),                                                        Staircase dates and times provided by GeoScience Australia.
     Roberto Abate (Tenor), Wade Kernot (Bass) and Francis Greep (Pianist)    operaunderthestars.com.au                       The Broome Visitor Centre takes no responsibility for accuracy
                                                                                                            Talking Books
                                                                            AC/DC power
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                  Dining Out
                    F9                                                          Broome’s multicultural society is a
                                                                                melting pot of cuisine cultures, offering a        Azuki Japanese Fusion*
                                                                                wide range of fine restaurants and cafés.          Broome’s only Japanese style eating
                                                                                Tantalize your taste buds with many menus          house, we now have fresh Tasmanian
                                                                                presenting an extensive variety of “worldly”       Salmon and South Australian Hirumasa
                  All Day Breakfast                            Groceries        dishes.                                            Kingfish flown in twice a week for fantastic
                  Homemade Sandwiches,                    Internet / WiFi                                                          sashimi. In addition to our extensive
                  Wraps and Rolls                                 Printer
                  Traditional Fish & Chips                 Phone Credit         Whether it’s just sitting back and                 menu, we have delicious specials and
                  Hamburgers                                Newspapers          watching the world go by in a sidewalk             sushi available with fantastic fresh ramen
                  Homemade Pizzas                            Cigarettes        café, enjoying a handcrafted beer at the           noodles - on offer as a lunchtime special.
                  Dinner Specials                              Ice & Bait
                  Smoothies                                 Beach Gear          end of a busy day, or perhaps, sipping             Azuki is open for lunch Monday - Friday 11-
                  Fresh Salads                                Souvenirs         a cocktail while you take in another               2:30pm and dinner from 6 to late Monday
                  100% Arabica Coffee                           Mini Golf       glorious sunset we’re sure you’ll find             to Saturday. BYO. Ph 9193 7211.
                          Cable Beach General Store & Cafe                      something to please your palate.
                      Open
                                                                                                                                   The Mango Place*
                                       Cnr Murray Rd &             BYO
                   6am to 8pm
                                       Cable Beach Rd              Dine in or
                                                                                Cable Beach General Store*                         We invite you to join us at our tranquil
                  seven days
                  P: 9192 5572         Bus Stop: Divers Tavern     takeaway     We’re the place to go in Cable Beach               oasis to sample our extensive selection
                                                                                for uncomplicated, delicious food at               of mango products - Pop in for a
                                                                                reasonable prices. There’s a full breakfast        mango smoothie or a light lunch.
                                                                                menu, homemade sandwiches, wraps and               12 Mile Broome - Tel 9192 5462
                   J17                                                          rolls, burgers and traditional fish & chips.
                                                                                Plus you’ll also find groceries, ice, internet –
                                                                                and mini golf! We’re at the corner of Murray
                                                                                Rd and Cable Beach Rd (Divers Tavern
                                                                                                                                        More Dining Out Options
                                                                                                                                     Grid References refer to the map on pages 8 and 9.
                                                                                bus stop), open 6am to 8pm, seven days.

                                                                                Zanders - Cable Beach*
Browsing Broome




                                                                                Our beachfront oasis provides a unique
                   BYO
                                                                                setting to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner


                        AZUKI
                         J A PA N E S E F U S I O N
                                                                                and everything in between. Tel: 9193 5090
                                                                                 * advertorial


                        1/15 Napier Terrace, Broome, WA, 6725
                                 azukicatering@bigpond.com
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                                   Lunch: 11 am - 2 pm
                                   Dinner: 4 pm - 10 pm
                        5 Napier terrace, Broome, WA 6725
                           Opposite the Roey Bottleshop
                                    Phone: 9192 6186
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     Retail, Wellbeing and
     Beauty
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Shopping                                            Day Spas
Fantastic shopping opportunities await              Relax, rejuvenate and awaken your senses
you in Broome. There are a number of                at one of the many exotic Broome day
convenience stores located around the               spas. Indulge in a massage, body scrub
Broome and Cable Beach areas. This                  or facial and slip into ‘Broome Time’, for
includes the town centre Chinatown and              a truly relaxing beginning to your holiday.         Pilates Classes & Gym • Acupuncture
Primewest Broome Boulevard Shopping                 For more information on how to relax and                       • Massage Clinic                     L16
Centre located on Frederick Street which is         pamper yourself in Broome, find us online at
home to over 35 specialty stores.                   www.broomevisitorcentre.com.au
                                                    or phone one of our local friendly staff on
Shopping in Chinatown
                                                                                                   Take a lasting memory
                                                    08 9195 2200.


                                                                                                     of your cultural
Stroll Broome’s historic town centre, which
is named after the early multi-cultural mix

                                                                                                   experience home...
of people who lived in Broome. What was
                                                    Bali Hai Resort and Spa*
                                                    Situated in the tropical surrounds of the
once home to a bustling hub of pearl sheds,
                                                    Bali Hai Resort lies the Bali Hai Spa, where   Come and visit our beautiful Bookshop in Australia’s
billiard saloons, entertainment houses and                                                          oldest independent Indigenous publishing house
                                                    you’re offered an exclusive range of health
Chinese eateries is now the main shopping
                                                    and beauty products that are as unique as
area of Broome. Chinatown boasts some
                                                    the Australian outback and as exotic as the
of the worlds finest pearl & jewellery
                                                    island of Bali.
showrooms which are well worth a visit to.
                                                    Pamper and heal your body, rejuvenate
Browse the variety of retail and souvenir
shops and unique fashion boutiques. Art
                                                    your spirit, restore inner harmony and                                                          J17
                                                    renew vitality in one of the seven purpose
lovers will find plenty of galleries to admire                                                           www.magabala.com
                                                    built treatment rooms.
Broome’s talented artists. After shopping,                                                                      1 Bagot Street (Opp. Broome Visitor Centre)
                                                                                                                Open Mon - Fri (9am - 4:30pm) • 08 9192 1991
be sure to stop for something to eat or drink
at one of the many cafés or restaurants




                                                                                                                                                               Browsing Broome
and soak up the history and culture of
Chinatown.



                                                            Need a getaway
                                                            from your getaway?
Broome & Kimberley CDs and DVDs                             With a world-class showroom offering a wide                              relax
     Camera - Phone - Watch batteries                       range of Mount Romance beauty and lifestyle
                                                            products The Sandalwood Gallery is the
         Memory Cards & Flash Drives
                                                            perfect place to take a break.                                      indulge
              Pre-Paid Phone Re-Charge
                                                            Try of the world’s most luxurious essential oils,
                  Battery Chargers
                                                            produced right here in WA - visit us today.                  experience
                       Guitars & Strings
                           Talking Books
                                                            TA15 Paspaley Plaza, 15-17 Carnarvon St,                                  shop
                                   AC/DC power
                                                            Broome. Ph: 9192 7014
    Come and see us in Paspaley Plaza,                      www.mtromance.com.au
            next to Subway
              8.30—6 weekdays
                9-5 Saturday
                10-3 Sundays                  J17


                     Paspaley Plaza
                     P: 08 9192 6424
                     shop@chunesofbroome.com.au
                     www.chunesofbroome.com.au                                                                                                        J17


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                      Dampier Peninsula
                Dampier Peninsula                                           Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm*                                                            Chomley’s Tours*
                Stretching 220km north of Broome along                      Want to make the most of your trip to the                                         Enhance your visit to the north by
                the unsealed Cape Leveque Road,                             Kimberley? Then check out Cygnet Bay                                              experiencing Cape Leveque and the
                the Dampier Peninsula is the perfect                                                                                                          Dampier Peninsula with Chomley’s Tours.
                                                                            Pearl Farm. Located just past the stunning
                getaway for the adventurous traveller.                                                                                                        Choose the 1 day tour or indulge in one
                Available activities include swimming or                    Cape Leveque on the tip of the Dampier
                                                                                                                                                              of the extended tours offered for those
                snorkeling in the sparkling waters, bush                    Peninsula and set in the breathtaking
                                                                                                                                                              who would like more time in this majestic
                walking, fishing or just relaxing on the                    waters of the Buccaneer Archipelago,
                beach. The area, with it’s rich red cliffs,                                                                                                   area. Participate in local activities such
                                                                            Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm can offer it all:                                           as snorkelling, fishing and mudcrabbing.
                wide sandy beaches and perfect tropical
                                                                            Your own private beach or perhaps your                                            Chomleys Tours are the Dampier Peninsula
                sunsets is a photographer’s delight.
                                                                            own private yacht, There are a thousand                                           specialists.
                On the Dampier Peninsula you will find                      Islands and the Horizontal Waterfalls just a
                small Aboriginal Communities on Native                      stones through away. To find out more call
                Title Land. Here there are opportunities                    91924283 or visit our shop in Chinatown,
                for the intrepid to take a local tour with                                                                                                     * advertorial
                                                                            22 Dampier Terrace.
                an Indigenous Guide where you will
                experience the ancient and fascinating                       1 Ardyaloon Trochus Hatchery & Aquaculture Centre
                culture of the Bardi-Jawi people. Some                       2 Cygnet Bay Pearls
                offer accommodation, bush tucker                             3 Gambanan Pty Ltd
                walks, mud crabbing tours or cultural                        4 Gnylmarung Retreat
                                                                                                                                                              Cape Leveque
                                                                                                                                                                         6
                talks. As you travel through this pristine                   5 Goombaragan Eco Retreat
                                                                                                                                                                                     3         • Sunday Island
                area you are asked to respect the land,                                                                                                                                  1 • One Arm Point
                                                                             6 Kooljaman at Cape Leveque                                                                       2
                culture and privacy of the local people.                     7 Mercedes Cove                       Lombadina/Djaradjin •
                                                                                                                                                                              Cygnet Bay
                                                                                                                                                                         • Mudnunn
                                                                             8 Natures Hideaway at Middle Lagoon
                While fuel supplies are available they are                   9 Whalesong Cafe, Campground and Camels




                                                                                                                                                                   115
                limited and only available at certain times.                                                                                   Pender Bay
                                                                                                                                                7
                It is advisable to carry extra fuel, oil, water                  Highway                                                   8        9
                                                                                                                                                          5
                                                                                                                                                                                                 King Sound
                and emergency rations.                                           Sealed Road                                               4
                                                                                 Unsealed Road - 4WD required                      Beagle Bay
                For further information or to book your                          River                                                              •Beagle Bay Community

                accommodation, car hire or transfers for
                the Dampier Peninsula contact the Broome
                Visitor Centre on 08 9195 2200.                                                                                                                 Dampier                                          Derby
                                                                                                                                                                Peninsula
                                                                                                Coulomb Point •
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                                                                                            James Price Point •

                                                                                             Quondong Point •

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                            www.cygnetbaypearls.com.au                                                               Roebuck Bay
                                                                                                                                                        Disclaimer: The details contained in this map are provided as a guide
                                                                            Chom190x60 - AustNW2011 15/11/10 8:55 PM Page 1                             only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the
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                                                                                                                       The Cape Leveque Specialist


                                                                                                                                                                                                  CHOMLEY’S TOURS DEPART DAILY.
                                                                             Now visiting                                                                            Specialising in small groups we offer 1, 2, 3 and 4 Day options
                                                                             Australia’s oldest operating Pearl                                                             with indigenous guided activities such as mudcrabbing,
                                                                             Farm at Cygnet Bay and                                                                             shorefishing, reef walking, snorkelling and canoeing.
                                                                             the Aboriginal community of                                                                                          All tours visit the BEAGLE BAY CHURCH.
                                                                             One Arm Point                                                                                     BOOKINGS
                                                                                                                                                                   www.chomleystours.com.au             (08) 9192 6195

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Beyond Broome       Image supplied by Tourism WA




Travelling North                                   Ord River, Galvans Gorge and Manning             Visitor Centre Numbers North
                                                   Falls.                                           Derby              221km     08 9191 1426
Northern Beaches                                   The Gibb River Road conditions vary from         Fitzroy Crossing   395km     08 9191 5355
Take a lovely day trip along the beautiful         bitumen to natural rocky earth. It is only       Halls Creek        683km     08 9168 6262
                                                                                                    Kununurra          1042km    08 9168 1177
Dampier Peninsula coast line to Broome’s           suitable for four wheel drive vehicles and
Northern Beaches, Manari Road. These               not recommended for towing caravans,
coastal areas are great for fishing, scenic        trailers or boats.                               Travelling South
drives and picnicking. Public facilities are       For information on road conditions, camping      Warlu Way
found at Willie Creek where you can also           fees, accommodation bookings, vehicle            The Warlu Way reveals the mysteries
find a café for a relaxed lunch.                   hire and Gibb River Road tours, contact the      of the mystical Warlu ‘sea serpent’ and
                                                   Broome Visitor Centre on 08 9195 2200.           other Indigenous legends by taking you
PLEASE NOTE: The roads are unsealed                El Questro Wilderness Park*                      on a 2480 kilometre self-drive journey
and subject to weather conditions and              El Questro Wilderness Park is one of the         from Broome to Coral Bay through the
extreme tides. It is advisable to refer to the     world’s most unique holiday destinations,        Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne regions.
tide chart before venturing north. North                                                            Interpretive signage along the drive opens
                                                   providing a truly Australian holiday
of Prices Point the road deteriorates with                                                          your eyes to the secrets of this country and
                                                   experience in the Kimberley near Kununurra.
                                                                                                    its historical, cultural and natural wonders.
many tidal creeks and obscure tracks.              A million acres in size, El Questro is located
Extreme caution and local knowledge is             in Western Australia’s untamed Kimberley         www.warluway.com.au
required to travel in this area. There is NO       region and extends for approximately 80
camping permitted at Coconut Well and              kilometres into its heart, most of which has     Visitor Centre Numbers South
a three day limit at Willie Creek and other        never been explored.                              Port Hedland      611km      08 9173 1711
coastal areas, all of which are patrolled by       Go fishing, set out on a horse trek, or           Karratha          833km      08 9144 4600
Shire of Broome Rangers. There are no                                                                Roebourne          819km     08 9182 1060
                                                   explore remote areas by helicopter. A day
                                                                                                    Tom Price          1022km     08 9188 1112
facilities so please be fully self-sufficient      spent with a local Ranger will introduce you
prior to leaving Broome.                           to a huge variety of animals and birds – you
                                                   may even spot a saltwater crocodile!                 Follow Us Online
Savannah Way                                       El Questro offers three types of
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via the natural wonders of Katherine in the        at the Station. Experience El Questro Emma
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pass through an amazingly diverse and              twin share, for sale & travel to 30 September
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                                                                                                                                                    Beyond Broome
ancient gorges, rock pools, salt pans,             Kununurra Country Club Resort*
hot springs and abundant wildlife.                 Bungle Bungles are just the beginning…
www.savannahway.com.au                             Kununurra Country Club Resort is the ideal
                                                   sanctuary to explore Australia’s north-west.
Gibb River Road                                    The 4-Star, award winning Resort features
The Gibb River Road is a 4WD route that            modern rooms set in lush tropical gardens
stretches some 700km from Derby to                 - a great retreat after a long day exploring
Kununurra that offers access to some of the        Kimberley World Heritage Area. A range
most amazing gorges, waterfalls and rivers         of onsite facilities includes swimming
in the world.                                      pool, bar and restaurant. Conference
                                                   and meeting facilities are available. Visit
There are many options for camping or              kununurracountryclub.com.au for more
accommodated stays along the Gibb                  info or phone 1800 808 999.
River Road, so whether you are an avid
camper or want a little more luxury, there
is something for you. Camping fees apply.
There are plenty of opportunities for                                           Did you know?
hiking and taking a refreshing swim in
pools beneath plunging waterfalls. On the              The Broome Visitor Centre can assist you with booking:
must-see list are Lennard Gorge and Bell
Gorge, Tunnel Creek, Dimond Gorge and                       Accommodation • Car Hire • Tours
Sir John Gorge, the Pentecost River and


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                   BVC Members
                                                                                          The following list of businesses and services are proud members of the Broome Visitor Centre.
                                                                                          They work hard to ensure visitors receive the best possible service and get the most out of their
                                                                                          Broome Experience. Being a member of the Broome Visitor Centre supports the tourism industry
                                                                                          in Broome by providing the Broome Visitor Centre with resources to promote Broome as a
                                                                                          holiday destination and in turn provide the best possible support to our members. During your
                                                                                          stay in Broome please support our members.
                   Accommodation                                                                Goombaragin Eco Retreat ...........................Page 16                  Community Services
                   Backpackers and Hostels                                                      Kooljaman At Cape Leveque ...................... Page 16                    Broome Chamber of Commerce ........................ J15
                   Beaches of Broome .............................................. E9          Mercedes Cove ............................................Page 16           Broome Community Resource Centre ............... J18
                   Broome’s Last Resort ......................................... J16           Whalesong Cafe & Campground - Munget Page 16                                Broome Public Library ........................................ L17
                   The Kimberley Klub ............................................ K16          travelling nortH                                                            Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre ................ K12
                                                                                                Alligator Airways.....................................................      Club Development Officer Program ................... L17
                   caravan parks & camping                                                      Art of the Kimberley ...............................................        Conservation Volunteers Australia ...................... J18
                   Broome Caravan Park ........................................ A18             Arteon WG Kimberley Treasures ...........................                   Kimberley College of TAFE ................................. J11
                   Broome Vacation Village .................................... Q10             Artlandish Aboriginal Art ........................................          Kimberley Development Commission ................ J18
                   Cable Beach Caravan Park ...................................D9               Birdwood Downs....................................................          Regional Development Australia ........................ L17
                   Palm Grove Holiday Resort.................................. F9               Bungle Bungle Expeditions ...................................               Shire of Broome .................................................. L17
                   Roebuck Bay Caravan Park .............................. O16                  Derby Lodge ..........................................................      Small Business Centre West Kimberley ............. K12
                   Tarangau Caravan Park ........................................ C9            East Kimberley Tours .............................................          Victory Life Broome (prev Christian Fellowship) N11
                                                                                                El Questro ..............................................................   Western Australian Cricket Association .................
                   guestHouses, Bed & Breakfasts                                                Faraway Bay, The Bush Camp ..............................                   Health and Beauty
                   Amsara Bed & Breakfast .....................................S14              Fitzroy River Lodge ................................................        Ankle & Foot Health ..................................................
                   Asrama B&B ....................................................... O15       Girloorloo Tours - Mimbi Caves .............................                ATOMS (Alpha to Omega Medical Services) ..... K16
                   Barefoot Bungalows............................................D11            Golden Eagle Airlines ............................................          Bohemia for Hair ................................................. K16
                   Bayhouse Bed & Breakfast ................................ M16                Hidden Valley Caravan Park Pty Ltd ......................                   Broome Doctors Practice.................................... J17
                   Broome’s Gateway................................................             Home Valley Station ..............................................          Broome Osteopathy ...............................................
                   Broometown B&B .............................................. K16            Hotel Kununurra ....................................................        Hidden Valley Handcrafts ...................................C15
                   Buckley’s Bush Retreat ..........................................            Kimberley Air Tours ................................................        Kimberley Chiropractic ....................................... L17
                   Chez Marguerites ................................................ K11        Kimberley Cafe .......................................................      Kimberley Physiotherapy .................................... L16
                   Coco Eco ...............................................................     Kimberley Coastal Camp .......................................              Kimberley Sports Massage Centre ..................... J17
                   Coconutz B&B........................................................         Kimberley Croc Backpackers ................................                 Life and Soul Health and Fitness Club Broome .N13
                   Demco Bed & Breakfast ................................... O15                Kimberley Fine Diamonds......................................               Pearl Coast Chiropractic Clinic ........................... J16
                   McAlpine House ................................................ M15          Kimberley Hotel......................................................       Pearl Coast Dental Clinic .................................... L17
                   Mother of Pearl Guesthouse .............................. M16                Kimberley Red Earth Tours ....................................              Sheree’s Health & Beauty ................................... J18
                   Ochre Moon ........................................................E14       Kununurra Backpackers ........................................              The Reflex Shop .....................................................
                   Reflections B&B .................................................. P14       Kununurra Country Club ........................................             The Sandalwood Gallery .................................... J17
                                                                                                Kununurra Kampers ...............................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Maintenance, Hire and Supplies
                   Hotels, motels, resorts & self contained                                     Kununurra Lakeside Resort ...................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Allvolts Power Solutions......................................N12
                   Bali Hai Resort ...................................................... F9    Larrawa Station ......................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Auto One Broome ............................................... K12
                   Bayside Apartments ........................................... L17           Mornington Wilderness Camp ...............................
                                                                                                                                                                            AutoPro Broome ................................................. P12
                   Blue Seas Resort ................................................. E9        Mt Hart Wilderness Lodge .....................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Best Kimberley Computing ................................ M13
                   Broome Beach Resort.......................................... F9             Parry Creek Farm Trust ..........................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Boab Boat Hire.................................................... P13
                   Broome Lagoon .....................................................          Savannah Way .......................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Auto Excellence ................................... O13
                   Broome Stay ....................................................... J18      The Kimberley Grande ..........................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Automotive Spares & 4WD Recycles....B16
                   Broome-Time Lodge .......................................... K12             Triple J Tours ..........................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Cycles.................................................... J17
                   Cable Beach Club Resort ..................................... E8             Warmun Art Centre ................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Mechanical ............................................C16
                   Cable Beachside Villas ........................................ F9           Wyndham Art Gallery .............................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Motors ................................................... P11
                   Captains By The Bay ......................................... L17            travelling soutH
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Toyota ................................................... J10
                   Cocos Beach Bungalows .................................... D9                Eco Beach Wilderness Retreat ..............................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Tyrepower & Exhaust ..............................U9
                   Grand Mercure Apartments ..................................D9                Iron Landscape Artist Camping Tours ...................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broome Wheel Alignment ...................................U11
                   Habitat Resort .................................................... T10      Karijini Eco Retreat.................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Broomecrete .......................................................N12
                   Mercure Broome ................................................ M16          Pardoo Roadhouse ................................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Field Air Conditioning and Auto Electrical ......... O12
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                   Moonlight Bay Suites ........................................ L17            Port Smith Caravan Park ........................................
                                                                                                                                                                            Keshi Storage & Containers................................N12
                   Oaks Broome ..................................................... M16        The Esplanade Hotel Port Hedland .......................
                                                                                                                                                                            Kimberley Camping & Outback Supplies ........... K12
                   Pinctada Cable Beach Resort & Spa ................... F9
                                                                                                                                                                            Kimberley TV & Satellite Services Pty Ltd .......... J15
                   Roebuck Bay Hotel and Motel ............................ J18                 Local Business                                                              Motorcycle and Small Engine World .................. P11
                   Seashells Resort Broome .................................... E9              All Creatures Veterinary Clinic ............................ K16
                                                                                                                                                                            Overall Constructions ............................................
                   The Frangipani ..................................................... B9      Coastal Distributors.............................................N12
                                                                                                                                                                            Promec Automotive & Cooling Systems ............C15
                   The Mangrove Resort Hotel ............................... K17                Eagle And Anderson .......................................... K17
                                                                                                                                                                            West Kimberley Fuels ......................................... Y10
                   The Pearle .............................................................C9   First National Real Estate Broome ...................... J17
                                                                                                Kadar Pearson & Partners ................................ K17               Media Services
                   Broome & Beyond                                                              MGIB Financial Services ..................................... J17           Broome Advertiser .............................................. J18

                   dampier peninsular                                                           Pindan Labour Solutions .................................... J17            Copy Cats Digital Print & Design ........................ J16
                                                                                                                                                                            Golden West Network ......................................... J16
                   Ardyaloon Trochus Hatchery &                                                 Booking Offices
                   Aquaculture Centre ......................................Page 16                                                                                         LizArt Productions (Uniquely Broome) ..................
                                                                                                Best Of The Kimberley ...................................... J18
                   Cygnet Bay Pearls........................................Page 16                                                                                         Printing Ideas ...................................................... P13
                                                                                                Broome Visitor Centre......................................... J16
                   Gnylmarung Retreat .....................................Page 16                                                                                          Publication Printers T/A Lamb Print .......................
                                                                                                Kimberley Cruise Centre .......................................


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Retail / Shopping                                                               Tours and Activities                                                         water Based tours
Broome IGA & BP Reid Rd ................................ M10                    Broome Bird Observatory ...................................U15               Absolute Ocean Charters ......................................
Chunes Of Broome .............................................. I17             Broome Historical Museum ................................N16                 Broome Adventure Company ................................
Cool Change .............................................. I17 & J14            Broome Speedway .............................................B17             Broome Billfish Charters ........................................
Hats by Felicity .......................................................        SSJG Heritage Centre ........................................ K16            Broome Hovercraft ............................................... W9
Kimberley Bookshop........................................... J17               Sun Pictures WA Pty Ltd ..................................... J17            Broome’s Pearling Lugger Experience ..................
Leading Edge Computers Broome.....................N16                                                                                                        Fishbroome ............................................................
Liquorland Australia ............................................. I17          4wd tours                                                                    Kimberley Kayak Fishing .......................................
Magabala Books ................................................. J17            Australian Adventure Travel ...................................              Lady M Cruising .....................................................
Monsoonal Blues ................................................ J17            Adventure Wild .......................................................       Sea Broome Charters ............................................
On The Lane ............................................. J14 & J18             Aussie Wanderer ....................................................         Sealife Charters ......................................................
Pearl Sea Laundromat ....................................... P13                Chomley’s Tours ....................................................         Sentosa Charters ...................................................
Primewest Broome Boulevard Shopping Centre J14                                  Kimberley Camping Tours .....................................                Slims Barra Charters ..............................................
Savanah N Sea ................................................... J17           Kimberley Wild Expeditions ................................N13               West Kimberley Fishing Tours ...............................
Tackle World Broome .......................................... J17              Kimberley Wilderness Adventures Pty Ltd ......... 012                        Whale Broome .......................................................
The Shell House .................................................. J18          Pinnacle Tours ........................................................
Tokyos Urban Wear ............................................. J17             Purely Unreal Kimberley Dreamtime Adventure ....                             Transport Services
                                                                                Sacred Earth Safari’s Pty Ltd .................................              Broome International Airport Pty Ltd .................. J14
art and pHotograpHic galleries                                                  Spirit Safaris ...........................................................   Broome Taxis..........................................................
Art House Framing & Art Supplies...................... P12                      Western Xposure....................................................          Chinatown Taxis .....................................................
Dacou Broome .................................................... J18                                                                                        Daz Johnson’s Transit Services .............................
Delphoto.............................................................. J18      air tours and services                                                       Greyhound Australia ........................................... J17
Gecko Gallery ..................................................... J17         Aeroblue Helicopters .............................................           North to South Prestige Chauffers .........................
Krim Benterrak .......................................................          Broome Air Services ........................................... J15          Northwest Regional Airlines ...................................
Monsoon Gallery ................................................. L17           Broome Aviation .................................................. J16       Pearl Town Bus Service .........................................
Pearl Shed Framing and Gallery.........................N13                      Broome Helicopter Services ............................... J15               Pearl Town Taxis .....................................................
Yane Sotiroski Photography ............................... J18                  Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures...................
                                                                                Kimberley Aviation .................................................         Vehicle Hire
Jewellery and pearl sHowrooms                                                   King Leopold Air .................................................. I15      Britz & Maui Australia ......................................... O13
Broome Beads and Fine Jewellery ..................... J18                       Slingair Heliwork WA..............................................           Broome Broome Car Rentals.............................. J17
Broome Staircase Designs ................................. J18                                                                                               Broome Broome Scoot Scoot ............................ J17
Galwey Pearls ..................................................... J17         extended cruises                                                             Broome Scooter Hire .......................................... J16
Kailis Australian Pearls ........................................ J18           Buccaneer Sea Safaris...........................................             Budget Rent A Car .............................................. J15
Linneys ................................................................ J18    Diversity Charter Company....................................                Europcar.............................................................. J15
The Courthouse Collection ................................. J17                 K2O (Kimberley to Ocean) .....................................               Hook Up Adventures..............................................
Tidal Elegance .................................................... J18         North Star Cruises............................................... J18        Just Broome Car Hire ............................................
Willie Creek Pearls - Showroom ......................... J18                    Odyssey Expeditions ......................................... O12            Thrifty Car Rental ................................................ J15
                                                                                One Tide Charters ..................................................         Topless Rentals .................................................. O13
Restaurants/Food Outlets                                                        Pearl Sea Coastal Cruises .................................. J18             Wicked Campers (Juicy Love T/as) .................... P13
12 Mile Café ........................................................ T15       The Great Escape Charter Company Pty Ltd ..... J18
Aarli Bar ............................................................... J17                                                                                Wedding, Conference and Event
Azuki Japanese Fusion ....................................... J17               land Based tours                                                             Services
Black Pearl Restaurant ........................................N16              Astro Tours .............................................................    Broome Convention Centre ................................ J17
Bluey’s Place....................................................... J17        Broome and Around Bus Charter ...................... O12                     Broome Events & Party Hire .............................. O13
Cable Beach General Store & Café ...................... F9                      Broome and Beyond Tours .................................. I17               Broome Weddings .............................................. J18
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Cafe D’Amore ..................................................... N14          Broome Camel Safaris ...........................................             Kimberley Performing Arts Council........................
Divers Tavern ......................................................... F9      Broome Crocodile Park ........................................ E8            Opera Under The Stars® .......................................
Go Sushi/Kick Juice ............................................ J14            Broome Sightseeing Tours ................................. J18               Shinju Matsuri Inc. .............................................. J18
Koolspot Cafe and Food ..................................... J17                Broome Top Deck Tours ........................................               Theatre Kimberley Inc. ........................................ K12
Lustre Bar and Restaurant .................................. J17                Broome Trike Tours ................................................
Matso’s Broome Brewery.................................... L17                  Derby Bus Service .................................................                         = Not displayed on Map. Contact the
Som Thai Restaurant .......................................... J17              Kimberley Birdwatching .........................................                            Visitor Centre for further information
The Icecreamery ................................................. J17           Pearl Luggers ...................................................... J18
The Mango Place ................................................ T15            Red Dirt Photography Tours ..................................                DISCLAIMER: No responsibility is accepted by the
Wharf Restaurant ................................................ Y11           Red Sun Camels ................................................. J18         Broome Visitor Centre, Designer and/or Printer for
Zanders At Cable Beach ....................................... E8               Ships of the Desert Camel Tours ...........................                  the accuracy of information contained in the text or
                                                                                The Malcolm Douglas Wilderness & Wildlife ParkT15                            advertisements. Advertisements must comply with the
                                                                                We See Broome .....................................................          relevant Trade Practices Act 1979. Responsibility for
                                                                                Willie Creek Pearl Farm.......................................S14            compliance with the act rests with the person, company
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                                                                                                                                             ... a town built on Pearls
                            Telephone 9193 6585                                                         WHERE               From the late 1800’s until the mid 1900’s the
                                                                                                              K
7 DAYS PER WEEK.                                                                                         TRAVELIDS
                                                                                                                            pearling industry in Broome was based primarily
   Shaded times operate all year round from 7.10am to 7.10pm.                                          FREE
                                                                                                  when a                    on the collection of oysters for their shell and
                                                                                                         cco
   Shaded times operate May–mid October only from 8.40am to 6.40pm.                                 by a pa mpanied
                                                                                                            rent            textile values and not for the occasional pearls
ALL BUSES GO TO CHINATOWN AND CABLE BEACH.                                                                                  they would yield. As the demand for ‘Mother
                                                                                                                            of Pearl’ shell continued to rise the tiny town of
     TO CABLE BEACH                            FROM CABLE BEACH
     Bus departs at minutes   7.10am- 8.40am- Bus departs at minutes 7.10am- 8.40am-                                        Broome became known as the ‘Pearling Capital
                              7.10pm 6.40pm                               7.10pm 6.40pm                                     of the World’.
     past the hour:                            past the hour:
     Forrest St (Fong’s)         .23     .53   CABLE BEACH                   .42   .12
     Town Beach Club Vill.       .24     .54   Frangipani Resort             .46   .16                                      The industry has undergone many changes since
     Seaview/TheOaks             .25     .55   Oppo Grand Mercure            .47   .17                                      it commenced in Broome around the 18060’s but
                                                                                                                                               in Broome around the 1800’s
     Mercure Inn                 .26     .56   Blue Seas/CB Bckpkers         .48   .18
                                                                                                                            none so large as when cultured pearling was
     Matso’s/Moonlight Bay       .27     .57   Willie Creek Pearls           .49   .19
     Mangrove Hotel              .28     .58   Crocodile Park                .50   .20                                      introduced to the region. After the introduction of
     CHINATOWN                                 Divers Tavern                 .50   .20                                      the plastic button in the 1950’s, Mother of Pearl for
       - DAMPIER TCE            .30      .00   Bali Hai / Pinctada Resort    .50   .20                                      its textile value was no longer needed.
     Visitor Centre              .32     .02   Cnr Cable Beach Rd &
      Kimberly Klub              .34    .04      - Gubinge Road              .52   .22
      Boulevard Shops             .36   .06      - Charles Road              .53   .23                                      Fortunately the cultured pearling industry began
      Ocean Lodge                .38    .08      - Reid Road                 .53   .23                                      in Broome around this same time when an under-
                                                                                                                            in Broome around this same time when an under-
      Cnr Cable Beach Rd & :                   Broome Aquatic Centre         .54   .24                                      study of Japan’s famous Kikichi Mikimoto came
                                                                                                                            study of Japan’s famous Kikichi Mikimoto came
        - Reid Road              .39     .09   Boulevard Shops               .55   .25
       - Charles Road                    .09   Broome Motel                  .57   .27
                                                                                                                            to Australia to show producers a way of seeding
                                                                                                                            to Australia to show producers a way of seeding
                                 .39
        - Gubinge Road           .40     .10   Sun Cinemas                   .58   .28
                                                                                                                            the oyster with a bead to create perfect cultured
                                                                                                                            the oyster with a bead to create perfect cultured
     CABLE BEACH                 .42     .12   Short Street                 .59     .29                                     pearls. These pearls, which later became known
                                                                                                                            pearls. These pearls, which later became known
     CB Caravan Park             .44     .14   CHINATOWN                                                                    as ‘Australian South Sea Pearls’, are grown in the
                                                                                                                            as ‘Australian South Sea Pearls’, are grown in the
      Frangipani Resort         .46      .16       - CARNARVON ST           .00    .30
     Oppo Grand Mercure         .47     .17
                                                                                                                            large and lustrous pearl oyster called Pinctada
                                                                                                                            large and lustrous pearl oyster called Pinctada
                                               Mangrove Hotel               .02    .32                                      Maxima - now known as the most highly prized
     Blue Seas/CB Bckpkers      .48     .18    Moonlight Bay/Matso’s        .03    .33                                      Maxima - now known as the most highly prized
     Willie Creek Pearls        .49     .19     Mercure Inn                .04     .34                                      and most valuable of all pearls in the world.
                                                                                                                            and most valuable of all pearls in the world.
      Crocodile Park            .50     .20    Seaview/Museum               .05    .35
      Divers Tavern             .50      .20   Town Beach Club Vill.        .06    .36                                      Australian South Sea Pearls are usually white
                                                                                                                            Australian South Sea Pearls are usually white
  First service each morning extends to GANTHEAUME POINT. Great for an early morning walk                                   or silver coloured, but they can also come in
                                                                                                                            or silver coloured, but they can also come in
                along Cable Beach (approx. 5km). Please take a hat & water bottle.                                          shades of cream, yellow or blue-grey. Iridescent
                                                                                                                            shades of cream, yellow or blue-grey. Iridescent
FULL TIMETABLE AVAILABLE AT                             www.broomebus.com.au                                                overtones are mostly pink or green. Their sizes
                                                                                                                            overtones are mostly pink or green. Their sizes
                                                      MAY – mid OCTOBER                                                     range from 10 to 20 millimetres, but pearls larger
                                                                                                                            range from 10 to 20 millimetres, but pearls larger
 ONE WAY FARES           Vacation Village              7.10      9.10   1.10                        5.10                    than 16 millimetres are rare.
                                                                                                                            than 16 millimetres are rare.
Adults ......$3.50       Hunter St Depot               7.18      9.18   1.18                        5.18
Child ........$1.50      Shell House on Guy            7.20      9.20   1.20                        5.20                    Want to know more about pearls and the pearling
                                                                                                                            Want to know more about pearls and the pearling
Conc. ........$1.50      Habitat Resort & Golf Club turn o on request (at same times as Vacation Village)
                                                                                                                            industry in Broome? Join a Willie Creek Pearl Farm
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