Kimberley

Travel Guide
Western Australia showing a river or creek and boating

Breathtaking landscapes, uninhabited wilderness areas, laid-back towns and thrilling outdoor adventures draw visitors to the northernmost region of Western Australia.

Ride along the white sands near the crystalline waters of Cable Beach and see the incredible sandstone formations of the Bungle Bungles. Snorkel coral reefs and encounter the unique cultures of the Kimberley’s indigenous people. Purchase ocean-grown jewelry in the pearling port of Broome.

The Kimberley region’s main town is Broome, a historic pearling port located on a peninsula surrounded by white sand beaches. Find a secluded spot for swimming along the 14-mile-long (22-kilometer) Cable Beach. Enjoy the colors of sunset over the calm waters on a camel ride down the picturesque beach. On full moon evenings at nearby Roebuck Bay see the amazing effect of the reflection in the water known as the Staircase to the Moon.

Visit a pearl farm to see the culturing process. Sample Broome’s fusion cuisines, influenced by the Aboriginal, Japanese, Filipino and Malaysian people who worked together during the pearling booms of the 19th and 20th centuries. Take a boat trip off the coast to dive the fantastic coral reefs of Rowley Shoals Marine Park.

Ancient history abounds in the Kimberley region. Dampier Peninsula just north of Broome has authentic dinosaur footprints. Visit one of Australia’s oldest inhabited areas at Fitzroy Crossing to see the rock art of Geikie Gorge on tours led by indigenous guides.

Spend a few days discovering lakes, waterholes and waterfalls between Kununurra and Wyndham. Rock walls surround the Grotto’s deep waters. Wander along the creek and watch for local wildlife and indigenous art on the rock faces.

From Kununurra, take a scenic flight for an unforgettable aerial view over the sandstone domes known as the Bungle Bungles in Purnululu National Park. Go four-wheel-driving amid the ancient black-and-red sandstone geology and camp in the bush beneath a night sky alive with stars.

Visit ancient indigenous rock art and take the walk to the Kimberley’s Cathedral Gorge, a natural amphitheater with incredible acoustics and sunlight streaming between the rock walls. Rainy season creates a sunlight-illuminated waterfall. Cool off with a swim in the pool below.

Where to stay in Kimberley

Oaks Broome Hotel
Oaks Broome Hotel
4.5 out of 5
99 Robinson Street, Broome, WA
The price is AU$220 per night from 26 Nov. to 26 Nov.
Situated near the airport, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Broome Historical Society Museum, Bedford Memorial Park, and McDaniel's Lookout. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (695 reviews)
"Good Location, close to CBD"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2021

Oaks Broome Hotel
Oaks Cable Beach Resort
Oaks Cable Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
11 Oryx Road, Cable Beach, WA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$262 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Located in Cable Beach, this luxury aparthotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Sun Pictures and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Courthouse Markets. Willie Creek Pearl Farm is 22.7 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (490 reviews)
"Property location was excellent , not far from the beach."

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2021

Oaks Cable Beach Resort
The Pearle of Cable Beach
The Pearle of Cable Beach
5 out of 5
14 Millington Road, Cable Beach, WA
The price is AU$336 per night from 28 Nov. to 28 Nov.
Located in Cable Beach, this luxury hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Courthouse Markets, Pearl Luggers Museum and Sun Pictures. Matso's Brewery and Town Beach ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (453 reviews)
"Clean tidy facility and a nice stay. Only minus was lack of restaurant food choices and having to travel further to eat."

Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2021

The Pearle of Cable Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Moonlight Bay Suites
Moonlight Bay Suites
3.5 out of 5
51 Canarvon Street, Broome, WA
The price is AU$173 per night from 24 Nov. to 24 Nov.
Situated on the waterfront, this spa aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Matso's Brewery and Bedford Memorial Park. Courthouse Markets and Pearl Luggers ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (493 reviews)
"Wonderful apartments with a sublime view"

Reviewed on 25 Aug. 2021

Moonlight Bay Suites
Oaks Broome Hotel
Oaks Broome Hotel
4.5 out of 5
99 Robinson Street, Broome, WA
The price is AU$220 per night from 26 Nov. to 26 Nov.
Situated near the airport, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Broome Historical Society Museum, Bedford Memorial Park, and McDaniel's Lookout. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (695 reviews)
"Good Location, close to CBD"

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2021

Oaks Broome Hotel
Oaks Cable Beach Resort
Oaks Cable Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
11 Oryx Road, Cable Beach, WA
The price is AU$262 per night from 1 Nov. to 1 Nov.
Located in Cable Beach, this luxury aparthotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Sun Pictures and 3 mi (4.9 km) from Courthouse Markets. Willie Creek Pearl Farm is 22.7 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (490 reviews)
"Property location was excellent , not far from the beach."

Reviewed on 23 Oct. 2021

Oaks Cable Beach Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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