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Staircase To The Moon

Town Beach | July to September Annually, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Broome City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Camel Ride
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Town Beach | July to September Annually, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful sight to see the moon rise over the sand flats and glisten... don’t bother trying to take a photo just watch it rise and enjoy it! The market afterwards was great with entertainment and lots of great stalls! Couldn’t ask for more...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome phenomenon to watch. I was lucky and it wasn't too busy at town beach. I ate at the night markets. Food was below average and I was disappointed. Tried steamed pork buns from one stall. Went in the bin. Tried chicken pad Thai from...More

Thank Perthgirl31
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Is there any staircase resemblance a week after? We are visiting Broome for three nights from the 16th to 19th September. A week late, I believe?

Thank bapple2n1
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I watched the Staircase from Town Beach and Mangrove Hotel. Both evening were spectacular. It was amazing to see the moonrise and the atmosphere was special. If you are in Broome at full moon don't miss the chance to see this natural phenomenon. The market...More

Thank EdithTa
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

For 3 days each month April till October I think! Its absolutely fabulous. We saw it at the town beach one night and browsed the market that was there. With live music and lots of food vans. We then saw it at the mangrove hotel...More

Thank momoinoz
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to find we had booked on 3 nights which we were able to view this amazing phenomenon! It was busy at Town Beach but not ridiculously crowded. I imagine during school holidays if it was on it would be crazy. Other...More

Thank MissKirstsTravels
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Soo beautiful...if in Broome one must see this amazing natural wonder. Mind you it get really busy and crowded which is a shame.

Thank Mazzaydc
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We happened to be in Broome during the full moon and decided to check out the "staircase". Big crowds, but we arrived early to get a good spot at Town Beach. The highlight wasn't the moon rise - it was the selection of food vendors....More

Thank clandonaldboy
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We watched the Staircase to the Moon from the Mangrove Hotel. The view was awesome and although it only goes for 10mins, it's a must do it you are in Broome and its on.

Thank Suzg802
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

So the phenomenon itself, stunning. The thousands of tourists, annoying but manageable. The hundreds of cameras, SLR's, iPads and iPhones being held up with flashes going off, really disappointing. The screen lights and flashes are so distracting it makes it hard to enjoy the phenomenon....More

Thank Ang G
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7 January 2018|
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Response from MissKirstsTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi 17katy It’s only on 2 to 3 nights per month. If you go to the Visit Broome webpage or just google the dates it gives you the exact dates and times it will be on. Enjoy. It’s fabulous
Steve B
15 January 2017|
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Response from J0anned568 | Reviewed this property |
Yes at 19:10 in evening. Dates and times on website. Just google staircase to the moon 2017.
9 August 2016|
Response from J0anned568 | Reviewed this property |
No, the staircase is visible 19-21 August - these three dates coincide with the full moon rising over the mudflats at low tide. On later or early dates, the moonrise does not appear to coincide with the lowest low tides... More