Take a scenic air conditioned narrated coach drive through Broome, a perfect tour for first time visitors, introducing many of the city's most interesting and popular sights.
Learn about the rich and fascinating history. Visit Chinatown, once filled with saloons, boarding houses, pool halls and pubs, today a bustling community of pearl showrooms, galleries, and cafés. Pass 100 years old Sun Picture Theatre and the Broome Historical Museum which showcases Broome's major pearling port history, Aboriginal artifacts, and a large collection of beautiful shells. See the old jail dating back to 1906, it’s Broome’s oldest building. Pass Captain Gregory's House, one of Broome's first pearling tycoons, and Pearl Luggers Museum, filled with artifacts and memorabilia from pearling port days. Next, visit Mangrove Bay for picture-perfect views of green mangroves, white sand, and turquoise beckons.
Stop briefly at the Japanese Cemetery, a poignant reminder of the dangers of pearling, and the final resting place for over 900 Japanese divers. Dating back to 1896, the unique headstones are crafted from colourful sandstone rocks.
Stop at Pioneer Park, overlooking Broome's original jetty and once used by pearl luggers in the early 20th century. It's also the site of a Japanese air attack on March 23, 1942 during World War II. Nearby is Pioneer Cemetery, where many of Broome's early settlers are buried.