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Top Things To Do in Broome – Exploring Another Side to Australia

Warm, sunny and so full of life, the multi cultural pearling town of Broome offers a set of unique attractions that gives you a holistic dose of Western Australia and its many charms.


Ride a Camel on Cable Beach During Sunset

There is an unspoiled picturesque appearance to Broome that makes it all the more appealing to those seeking relaxation. Adorned with vast expanses of rolling golden dunes, Broome depicts the typical appearance of the Arabian Peninsula with the comfortable setting of Australia. Experiencing this unique desert touch is among the many ways of relishing the unusual landscape of the region. However, Broome goes one step further and offers the typical desert like adventures such as camel riding on its picture perfect coastline which has the look of both the desert and the tropics. Cable Beach is one such location to offer this activity. Best indulged in during sundown, the entire expedition is a treat to be savoured, for the camel ride combined with the magically coloured sky is a photo opportunity waiting to be taken advantage of.


Relax with a Beer at Broome's Matso's Brewery

Beer is a popular drink in Australia and there are specific breweries in Broome; here the quality of the alcoholic beverages is nothing short of 'perfect.' To really taste the unique touch of the beer in Broome try a mug of craft beer with a delicious meal at the iconic Matso's Brewery which overlooks Roebuck Bay. You also have plenty of other options to choose from such as the Smokey Bishop dark lager, Hit the Toad mid-strength, Pearler's Pale Ale, Mango Beer and Matso's famous alcoholic Ginger Beer. You could also try out the choice of alcoholic beverages at the 1861 Restaurant and Bar at Oaks Broome which is a centrally located Broome hotel near the town centre.


Visit the Japanese Cemetery in Broome

Broome boasts a truly intriguing pearling history and learning about this is just as interesting as exploring Broome itself. In fact the Japanese Cemetery speaks volumes of the city's rather painful past for over 900 pearl divers are interred in this particular Japanese cemetery alone. It is nothing but their sacrifice that has helped develop Broome to what it is today. In addition to learning their tales, the Japanese Cemetery offers quite an interesting picture for the colourful beach rock headstones creates quite the memoir to this town's history.


Go Pearl Shopping in Broome's Chinatown

With such a strong history that has everything to do with pearls one cannot quite leave Broome without going for a bit of pearl shopping. There is a large number of pearl jewellery showrooms most of which are clustered around the Chinatown locale of the city. The variety is rich and the quality of the pearls are impeccable so no matter the style of pearl setting you are looking for, you are bound to find it here in Broome.