Explore Broome on a city sightseeing tour that introduces you to interesting attractions like Sun Pictures, the world’s oldest outdoor cinema. Visit Town Beach to learn about Broome’s role in World War II, check out Gantheaume Point for a look at ancient dinosaur footprints, and see Chinatown and the historical port. When booking, you have two options to choose from to end your sightseeing tour—watching the sunset with snacks on Cable Beach or a sunset camel ride along the shore.
Half-day Broome tour
See the sights of Broome including Chinatown and Town Beach
Visit the world's oldest outdoor cinema, Sun Pictures
Enjoy a refreshing tasting of ale or ginger beer at Masto's Broome Brewery
Choose the option to include a sunset visit to Cable Beach or sunset camel ride
Your city sightseeing tour of Broome starts with a visit to Chinatown, where you’ll listen to stories about the district’s history. Browse jewelry at one of the city’s famed pearl shops, and listen to a historical audio performance at the retro Sun Pictures outdoor cinema.
Head into Broome’s old quarter, admiring historical architecture and homes that were once owned by the city’s many pearlers, and continue to Town Beach, where you’ll listen to stories about Broome during World War II, when the city was attacked by the Japanese. Then lighten things up with a stop at Matso’s Broome Brewery for a refreshing glass of ale or ginger beer before visiting the Japanese Cemetery where many of the pearl divers were laid to rest.
Other sights include the racecourse and Gantheaume Point, home to dinosaur footprints preserved in the red rocks (visible at low-tide times). Then hear the fascinating story of Anastasia’s Pool, a naturally formed circle in the rocks, as you observe the site.
Your tour ends in one of two ways, both of which take place a bit outside of town at Cable Beach, famous for its long, flat stretch of white sand. Either enjoy a walk along the ocean and a few snacks while you watch the sunset, or go on a sunset camel ride, one of northern Australia’s most popular desert-style activities.
Please note: The camel ride option must be requested at the time of booking.
Reviews by Viator travelers
Informative and fun
, Jul 2019
Ash was a great guide, very knowledgeable about the area, great tour for finding information about Broomes history.
We were picked up from our hotel, and driven in a/c comfort, stopping at the main attractions of Broome. The driver also gave us an overview of the history and local cultures. Drinking champers watching the sunset was a great finish!
Broome City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Camel Ride
, Mar 2019
Actual sight seeing tour was ok - seem to go around in circles alot. Need to offer water or the opportunity for passengers to buy water as was extremely hot.
Camel sunset ride was awesome, operators were very friendly and professional - loved camel ride.
This was an awesome experience! Even though the weather was overcast, the joy of trekking along the shores of the Indian Ocean in a camel caravan made for vivid memories which we will never forget. Steve, Adrian and Jeremy were fantastic. Steve had a definite rapport with each of his camels and could speak their language. Jeremy was the lead guide, assuring the caravan stayed on course and proceeded in a nice, comfortable pace. Adrian served as a our walk along guide, taking the time to be aside each of the camels in the caravan to answer any questions and provide insight to the passing scene. He even was so kind as to use each traveler's camera to take personal shots of them to assure clear photos of them as we traveled! We highly recommend this tour.
Due to this tour being cancelled by the company on our first full day in Broome and changed to the last day of our holiday, it still did not deter us from enjoying this city sightseeing tour of the town. Our first stop was Sun Pictures which is the oldest operating indoor/outdoor theatre in the world. Then on to the the Cygnet Bay Pearls showroom for an interesting insight into the pearling industry. A viewing of the dinosaur footprints were also on the agenda at Gantheaume Point just outside of town before a welcome tasting of cold beer at Matso's brewery. To top it off we went on the optional camel ride which was just lovely at sunset and worth while taking part in. Our bus driver and guide for the afternoon was Lindsay who did a fabulous job, well done.
The tour was a wonderful experience except for 4 things.
The tour guide was a little side-tracked and constantly talked about his sore back whilst travelling on the bus. So when we got to some of our destinations we sat in the bus hearing the tour commentary we should have been hearing on the way. 1. The Sun Theatre was the first example of this. We sat in the bus for almost 10 minutes before going in. 2. The Pearl shop visit was too long, the shop representative gave a talk about farming pearls but he was very slow and repeated himself so it was way too long. As soon as he was finished our guide literally kicked us out of the shop. 3. I am not a beer drinker I had been looking forward to getting to the pub to taste their fruit beers I had heard so much about but again too much time was spent in the bus outside the pub listening to the guide. Those of us who were doing the camel ride literally walked in drank our 2 samples and had to leave straight away. 4. The last things was during the camel. The actual ride, the camels and all the staff handling them were extremely nice, friendly and professional except the man in charge of the camels. He was the one who helped everyone get off the camels after the ride. Mounting the camels was no problems, you just get on exactly like a horse and as I ride my horses almost every day of the year, not a problem at all. However when it came to getting off I expected to get off the same way however he would not let me. He insisted to the point of leaning over the saddle and pulling my right foot up and over the camel even though I tried to explain to him that as I had a back problem I should get off the same way I got on but he insisted and forced my leg over the camel as he wanted. This of course let me in some pain but his attitude was that he didn't care!! Even his staff standing behind him were not allowed to help me. So that was not a good finish to my day and overall I was a little disappointed in the tour overall.
Enjoyed the tour i hadn't,t been to Broome for years and so much has change so going on this tour helped us get our bearings. Particularly enjoyed the Cygnet Bay Pearl talk and the old picture theatre. Grantheum Point was a bit disappointing. We did the sunset camel ride and would recommend this.