About Cable Beach, Broome
Choose your own slice of white sand for a spot of sunbathing or relax beneath a parasol on this sun-kissed 22km-long beach lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Cable Beach offers all the ingredients you need for a perfect beach holiday or romantic getaway.
Things to do and see
Stroll to Gantheaume Point to see dinosaur footprints believed to be more than 130 million years old. Swim in the clear waters of the Indian Ocean, chase a surf wave, hire a jet ski and then savour a fiery sunset from the soft sand or enjoy the quintessential Broome experience – a sunset camel ride.
Unwind in comfort with world-class amenities at a range of holiday accommodations along Cable Beach, including the Rendezvous Sanctuary Resort Cable Beach or the Cable Beach Club Resort.
Getting there – Named after the telegraph cable that was laid between Broome and Java in 1889, Cable Beach is just a 10-minute drive (or bus ride) from the centre of Broome.
Best time to visit Cable Beach?
Any time, but the dry season from May and October is probably the best time to holiday in Broome and Australia’s North West region, as you can expect sunny skies and an average temperature of 27°C. June to August is the coolest period of the year.
The wet season from November to April is hot and humid, with short tropical downpours usually in the afternoon and evenings, mainly from January to March. This is the best time to view spectacular sunsets and see wildlife, however the average daytime temperatures are around 35°C.
For more climate info: Broome Weather Guide
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