City Guide Broome, Australia

Visiting Broome

Located at the northern tip of Western Australia, Broome’s early development was due almost entirely to its pearling industry. Today, the industry is still very much part of the town and is largely responsible for the mass cultural diversity in Broome.

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Melbourne - Down at Federation Square

Found directly across from Melbourne's best-known landmark Flinders Street Station, Federation Square (which is better known as 'Fed Square') is a melting pot of culture. Here you can visit attractions such as the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and the National Gallery of Victocia (NGV). In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Kim Polkinghorne to find out about this great attraction.

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Broome City Reviews

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    Beaches of Boredom

    Real nice sunset, real expensive tours except for the kayak tour, that's a good one $70- 3 hours. Closest real grocer to beach is 45 minute walk, or $4 bus trip one way. Fish off the rocks, swim, watch out for sharks.

    Insider Tip:Skip Broome if you can, but if set on it-time it with Stairway to Moon and super low tide so you can see Dino Tracks.

Australia: Itinerary

Sydney is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the most spectacular cities in the world. Travelling north, the next city is Brisbane which is also worth a visit en route to Cairns. And with a hippified town and commercialised city in between, the trip between Sydney and Brisbane is one of the most varied in Oz.

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