July School Holiday Fun

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July School Holiday Fun

We have some inspiration to keep the kids amused over the July School Holidays in Broome.

Catch a movie at Sun Picture Gardens

Two movies nightly. Session times are below.
Standard Prices: Adults $19.50, Children (3-15 years) $14, Pension/Concession $15.50, Senior & DVA Card $14, Family (2 adults, 2 children) $60
DETAILS HERE (movie programs are added weekly)

Sun Pictures is located at 8 Carnarvon Street, Broome.


Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre

BRAC delivers an activity-based program during School Holiday periods. Due to current staffing, BRAC will be providing one four-hour session per day, with structured activities from 8.00am -12.00pm. Drop off is strictly, 8.00am. Strictly 6 -12 year old's only. BRAC loves our School Holiday Program and we are constantly looking at opportunities to make it more diverse and fun for local kids! FIND OUT MORE HERE


Broome Public Library School Holiday Program

Bookings are now open for our July 2023 school holiday program.There will be an activity or craft session every weekday of the school holidays from 9am-10am.
There are still a few places left for some of our school holiday activities.
You can book your space online - REGISTER NOW

Please book one ticket per child attending the session. Parents/guardians do NOT need to book a ticket for themselves.
Please cancel your ticket if you are unable to attend to free up space for someone else.
As always, a parent or guardian is required to remain in the library with their child. Find out more here


Malcolm Douglas Crocodile Park

The Mal­colm Dou­glas Croc­o­dile Park has some of the largest croc­o­diles in Aus­tralia set amongst large Kim­ber­ley lakes. The Park is home to many species of Aus­traliana includ­ing Din­goes, Cas­sowaries, many species of bird as well as 5 species of Croc­o­diles and Alligators.

Enter anoth­er world through the jaws of a giant salt­wa­ter croc­o­dile. Con­struct­ed over sev­er­al months in 2005, the giant fiber­glass head is already recog­nised as the best exam­ple of its kind in the world. The famous dai­ly feed­ing tour show­cas­es some of the largest croc­o­diles on dis­play in Australia.

The shop muse­um show­cas­es an extra­or­di­nary dis­play of Mal­colm’s forty years spent pro­duc­ing his famous adven­ture films. These clas­sic films can be pur­chased in the shop, as well as our exclu­sive range of salt­wa­ter croc­o­dile prod­uct includ­ing wal­lets, belts, hat­bands and croc­o­dile teeth jewellery.

Vis­i­tors can pur­chase drinks and ice creams, whilst relax­ing in the out­door seat­ing area over­look­ing the nat­ur­al ​‘Long Lake’ system. Locat­ed only 15 min­utes dri­ve from Broome or join a guided bus tour.



Visit the Town Beach Playground and Water Park

The kids will love the fun water park at Town Beach for cooling off after a play on the beautiful new playground. Normal opening hours for the Town Beach Water Park in Broome are weekdays (closed Tuesdays) 8.30am to 5.00pm. DETAILS


Whale Watching

Our local tourism operators are ready to help you relax, enjoy and discover what whale watching in Broome is all about.



A Sporting Chance Program - Friday Nights!

The Shire of Broome is thrilled to invite youth to A Sporting Chance on Friday evenings in July 2023. The program aims to provide Broome youth with late-night sport diversionary activities to address community safety concerns. To make sure this event reaches as many young individuals as possible, we kindly request the support of our valued community and local service providers, and urge them to invite Broome's youth to be a part of the incredible opportunity!

Everyone is welcome, and there's no need for registration.
Location: Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre outdoor courts

Any questions? Please contact program coordinator Priscilla Hotereni at 9191 3456 or [email protected].
More information here


Staircase to the Moon

Staircase to the Moon is happening on Tuesday 4th July, Wednesday 5th July and Thursday 6th July.

The Town beach precinct is a great vantage spot to view the Staircase to the Moon. Another popular spot is The Mangrove Hotel Resort, who often have live entertainment on Staircase night. Other local spots include the golf club, the Roebuck Bay lookout or take a short walk across the road from Matso's Broome.

Staircase to the Moon Markets at Town Beach (Hamersley Street) are held from 4pm to 8pm on both the Tuesday night (4th July) and the Thursday night (6th July). Broome Explorer Bus usually has extra bus services after the staircase to get visitors home. Note: Visibility may vary depending on the local weather, tides, sunset and moonrise.


Sundowner & Swim Holiday Special - Wed 12th July

4.5 Hour Sundowner & Swim Cruise
Free Slider & Drink for kids
Light commentary from our expert crew
Background House Music
Fully licensed bar - We offer a wide range of beverages, including cocktails, wines, beers & ciders, spirits & liqueurs as well as a selection of non-alcoholic drinks
Eftpos and cash facilities
Complimentary bus transfer to and from your accommodation
Adults $95, Student ((age 4-16) $65.

Book online or pop into the Broome Visitor Centre to find out more..


Jump on an airboat!

Get ready for an unforgettable experience with our 1‑hour Airboat Adventure in Broome, WA! Imagine cruising through Roebuck Bay on a custom-built V8 airboat, surrounded by breath-taking views and rich WW2 history. Our expert guide will take you on a tour up Dampier Creek, where you’ll see an abundance of wildlife and amazing tidal movements. Child price is available for ages 14 years and under.



Broome Skate Park

The Skate Park is located at the front of the Broome Recreation & Aquatic Centre on Cable Beach Road. Entry is free and consists of beginner-intermediate ramps, grind rails and slopes, shaded seating areas and flood lighting. Coast over to BRAC's skate park and nail that elusive switch 180 kickflip.



Take the kids on a cultural tour

Broome and the Dampier Peninsula is the place to immerse the family in the Aboriginal culture of the region. The sealing of the Broome-Cape Leveque Road has opened up accessibility to the Dampier Peninsula and many tour departure points are now accessible by 2WD. Taking the kids on country is both memorable and educational, not to mention the characters and guides who will ensure your little ones have a great time. The Broome Visitor Centre has a variety of brochures and you can talk about the tour options with our staff. We have local town tours in Broome as well as pearling tours, heritage trails, guided walks and more. Browse our website to choose from a variety of cultural tours here.

Terry Hunter, Borrgoron Tours Photo: Tourism WA


Broome Historical Museum

Regard­ed as one of the best region­al muse­ums in Aus­tralia, the Broome His­tor­i­cal Muse­um is gov­erned by a ded­i­cat­ed vol­un­teer group who devote their time to keep­ing the muse­um open 7 days a week.

If you're wondering what to do with the kids during the school holidays, our museum offers a fun and educational experience. From treasure hunts to interactive displays, your children will learn all about the history of Broome while being entertained. As an added bonus this week (3/7-9/7), we are offering rock painting in the courtyard. It's a great opportunity for them to engage in a craft activity and take home a unique souvenir from their visit to the museum.

Click here to vis­it our website
Phone: 08 9192 2075


Throw in the crab pots on this Mud Crabbing Adventure!

Join Broome Tours on a Mud Crabbing Adventure. Available seasonally, the kids will love catching their lunch and cruising Roebuck Bay and Dampier Creek.
Save on mud crabbing and sunset sailing when you book for two adults and two children.
Mud Crabbing family of four - $900 - save $100
Just enter two adults and two children to redeem this offer Book online
For booking purposes, Child rate is age 1-14 years.
Infants aged 1 and under are free or charge.


Ride on a tram around Broome!

Monday to Friday at 9.20am, catch the Broome Tramway at The Broome Visitor Centre (1 Hamersley St, near Male Oval).
$20 Adults, $7 Kids for a 20 minute snapshot tour.


Brooome Tramway's Sunset Tour - Operating Wednesday and Friday
Ride our historic tram to the beach and experience Broome's iconic sunset! Let us do the driving while you relax, watching the awe-inspiring backdrop of the sun setting over the Indian Ocean! Pick-Ups start from the Broome Visitor Centre at 4pm including return transfers to resort/park accommodation. Please specify your Pick-up location if you do not wish to meet at the Visitor Centre. Friendly dogs welcome.Tickets are available for purchase at the Visitors Centre, Adults $69, Children 1 to 12 $25, Infants to 1 are free. Please arrive ten minutes early to grab your tickets! PREBOOK FOR SUNSET TRAM ON WED OR FRI HERE


Free activity - Be Crocwise!



Shire of Broome Free Fishing Competition



Basketball event at Beagle Bay!



Lock and Load Laser Tag - 5th July (sensory sensitive session also!)



School Holiday Fun at Town Beach - Friday 7th July



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We can help!

The Broome Visitor Centre can provide more information about tours, accommodation, car hire, events and local highlights to see during the school holidays.

Find us at 1 Hamersley St, Broome (near Male Oval) VIEW MAP

Catch the Broome Explorer Bus to our location.

Email us or give us a call for personalised booking and information services on 08 9195 2200.

Be sure to tag us on your social media posts #visitbroome @visitbroome

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