Kimberley Gem

Often referred to as the pearl of North West Australia, Broome is WA’s (Western Australia) coastal gateway to the magnificent wilderness region of the Kimberley. It’s also home to the world-famous white sands of Cable Beach, making it one of the State’s most popular holiday destinations. Cruise from Broome to explore the hidden gems the Kimberley has to offer.

Some highlights of Broome include:

  • Viewing a stunning Cable Beach sunset
  • Walk in the footsteps of dinosaurs
  • Ride a camel along the famous Cable Beach
  • Take a hovercraft ride across Roebuck Bay
  • Watch the latest movie at Sun Pictures - the oldest operating outdoor picture gardens in Australia
  • Experience the multicultural past and present on display in Chinatown and the historic Japanese cemetery
  • Visit the pearl showrooms, galleries, side walk cafes, Broome Museum and so much more
  • From March to November witness a breathtaking natural phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon (see dates and times below).

Here at Kimberley Quest we live and love Broome and the Kimberley and have extensive local knowledge of the region. We welcome you to contact us to assist with your pre and post cruise itinerary including your flights, accommodation, car hire and any tours on 1300 156 035 or

2021 Staircase dates (Broome)

From March to November witness a breathtaking natural phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon. Dates and times for this year are as follows.

March 2021 (moonrise time)
Monday 29th March at 6.32pm
Tuesday 30th March at 7.16pm
Wednesday 31st March at 8.03pm

April 2021 (moonrise time)
Tuesday 27th April at 5.50pm
Wednesday 28th April at 6.40pm
Thursday 29th April at 7.34pm

May 2021 (moonrise time)
Thursday 27th May at 6.13pm
Friday 28th May at 7.15pm
Saturday 29th May at 8.19pm

June 2021 (moonrise time)
Friday 25th June at 5.58pm
Saturday 26th June at 7.03pm
Sunday 27th June at 8.06pm

July 2021 (moonrise time)
Saturday 24th July at 5.47pm
Sunday 25th July at 6.49pm
Monday 26th July at 7.48pm

August 2021 (moonrise time)
Monday 23rd August at 6.30pm
Tuesday 24th August at 7.24pm
Wednesday 25th August at 8.15pm

September 2021 (moonrise time)
Tuesday 21st September at 6.06pm
Wednesday 22nd September at 6.56pm
Thursday 23rd September at 7.46pm

October 2021 (moonrise time)
Thursday 21st October at 6.29pm
Friday 22nd October at 7.19pm
Saturday 23rd October at 8.10pm

November 2021 (moonrise time)
Saturday 20th November at 6.57pm
Sunday 21st November at 7.49pm
Monday 22nd November at 8.41pm

2021 Race dates

Race One
Saturday 29th May 2021

Race Two 
Saturday 12th June 2021

Race Three
Sunday 27th June 2021

Race Four
Saturday 3rd July 2021

Race Five - Family Day
Saturday 10th July 2021

Race Six
Friday 23rd July 2021

Race Seven - Kimberley Cup
Saturday 31st July 2021

Race Eight - Ladies' Day
Tuesday 10th August 2021

Race Nine - Broome Cup
Saturday 14th August 2021

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