Cable Beach is renowned as one of the most stunning beaches in the world, with twenty-two kilometres of pristine white sands and all the space you could desire fringing the fresh clear, turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
Washed clean every day by tides that can reach over nine metres, Cable Beach provides the ideal safe environment for swimming and relaxation. Caution however is required between November and March when stingers may be present.
Cable Beach takes its name from the telegraph cable that was laid between Broome and Java in 1889 and today it provides the perfect location to enjoy the magnificent Broome sunsets. There are a variety of watersport activities available. For a really unique experience you can join the sunset camel rides that operate daily along the beach.
Accommodation at Cable Beach
- Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa
- Cable Beachside Villas
- Pearle of Cable Beach
- Pinctada Resort & Spa
- Sanctuary Resort
- Seashells Resort
Cable Beach Attractions
Staircase to the moon
Staircase to the Moon is a natural phenomenon is caused by a full moon rising over the exposed mudflats of Roebuck Bay at extremely low tides, creating a beautiful optical illusion of a staircase reaching to the moon.
Occurs March to October for 3 nights every month. The staircase to the moon can be viewed at the adjacent Golf club as well as at the outdoor bar at the Mangrove Hotel and Town Beach. Staircase Markets take place during most staircase dates at Town Beach, and feature a great selection of foods and crafts.
Cable Beach camel rides
Red Sun Camels provides camel rides on beautiful Cable Beach everyday offering the choice of a morning or sunset ride. This famous camel train, an icon of Broome, seen both nationally and internationally walks the golden sands of Cable Beach looking out over the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
With the longest and most photographed camel train in Broome, the camel train can accommodate up to 36 riders at one time. Friendly and well trained camels provide a safe and enjoyable experience suitable for all ages. (There is a weight limit of 120kgs per person). For more information, Telephone: 08 9193 7423.