Broome is classed as paradise for backpackers as it is completely different from all of the other main tourist destinations that backpackers love to visit, such as the big cities. Here it is where the outback meets the ocean, where the red cliffs fringe the sun kissed beaches, where history and culture is alive in the town, and there are some of the world’s most famous attractions right at your finger tips.
Many of the backpackers hostels that you can select from all offer some great onsite facilities along with superior comfort and modern facilities. You will be staying in wonderful accommodation whether it is a dorm room, twin room or double room as well as be entertained and made to laugh with daily activities that the staff arrange for you. From taking a dip in the swimming pool, meeting new friends, enjoying a refreshing beer in the garden or just lazing by the pool, the hostels are a great place to call home for your backpacking adventure to Broome. Many of the places are really close to the town centre so you will never be far from the many restaurants, cafes, take away outlets, retail stores, Chinatown, nightclubs, cinemas and supermarkets.
You can choose from so many things to fill your days and night with while in Broom, from a camel ride along Cable Beach to dancing the night away in one of the nightclubs. There are markets to browse through of a weekend and pearl showrooms to marvel at. You can visit attractions like the old courthouse, witness the famous Staircase to the Moon, go on a tour or a fishing or diving trip. Some of Australia’s finest waters lie just off shore providing you with beautiful diving experiences and plenty of reef fish to cook up for dinner that night!
A walk through Chinatown is always a must where you can see the old and new era of the pearl lugging days that once housed billiard rooms, entertainment houses and Chinese eateries. Today it is a great place to do some shopping, enjoy the sidewalk cafes and visit some beautiful pearl showrooms. There is Gantheaume Point to visit where you can see 130 million year old dinosaur footprints or take a hovercraft ride to the Horizontal Falls. Grab a seat at the outdoor cinema for a new release movie or browse through the Broome Historical Society Museum or take a trip to the Bird Observatory or Crocodile Park for something really interesting, where you can see ancient reptiles and the prehistoric crocodiles up close and personal.
From cruising the waters of the Indian Ocean to playing a round of golf on the 18 hole fully grassed course to even just sitting back with a cool drink in your hand as you watch the sunset over the horizon, you will so many things to see and do in Broome you will just have to stay longer so you can fit it all in. This bustling town in the Top End of Western Australia is classed as one of the best holiday destinations in Australia, so book your preferred backpacker hostel and come and discover the untouched wilderness and stunning scenery that Broome is famous for.
A trip here for all backpackers will give you a taste of the true Australia!