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Broome, Australia

Sunset at Cable Beach


Broome is a historic pearling town in Western Australia.

Where You're Docked

Cruise ships dock at a jetty on the southern tip of the peninsula. Shuttle service is provided into town dropping off in front of the Visitor's Center.

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Money and Tipping

Australia's currency is the Australian dollar (AUD). Bills are plastic with coins for $2 and under. Australia has eliminated the penny and cash transactions are rounded up or down to the nearest nickel. Taxes are inclusive on sticker prices of items and tipping is not common. Money exchange can be done at any bank. When changing money, make sure you get a good rate and don't pay commission. ATM's are readily available. Tipping is not customary in Australia.

Local Transportation

There are local buses if you don't want to walk in the heat. Fares are $3.50 single trip or $10 for a day pass. Map and routes are here http://www.broomebus.com.au Direct shuttle service is typically provided from the visitors center to Cable Beach.


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The main attraction in Broome is Cable Beach. It is long and wide with a few swanky restaurants. Camel rides are offered by a few different companies.

Shopping & Restaurants

Nearby the Visitor Info Center is a small mall with a Coles Supermarket.


McDonalds has free wifi. There is also an internet cafe next door.

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