JetStar Starts Direct Flights To Broome, Australia From Singapore And Here's Why It Should Be Your Next Destination

JetStar Starts Direct Flights To Broome, Australia From Singapore And Here's Why It Should Be Your Next Destination


Farah Fazanna •  Apr 19, 2024

Imagine yourself on a sun-drenched beach, with turquoise waters lapping at your feet. Picture a camel caravan silhouetted against a fiery sunset. Broome, a charming town in Western Australia, is calling you for an unforgettable adventure!

Think of Broome as a gateway to paradise. From May to October, glorious sunshine bathes the land, making it the perfect time to visit. Discover ancient dinosaur footprints, explore Broome's rich pearl-diving history, or witness the mesmerising Staircase to the Moon, a natural phenomenon that paints the sky with shimmering light.

Things to do in Broome, Australia

Kimberley Road Trip

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1. Houseboat adventures at Willie Creek Pearl Farm

Willie Creek Pearl Farm

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Live like royalty on a houseboat: Broome's Willie Creek Pearl Farm offers luxurious houseboat stays, complete with stunning views and exciting activities like fishing and wildlife cruises.

2. Walk in ancient fossilised dinosaur footprints

Walk with dinosaurs

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Walk with dinosaurs (well, their prints): Take a tour with Broome Adventure Cruisesand marvel at fossilized dinosaur footprints, remnants of these giants that once roamed the earth. With some prints up to 1.7m in diameter, animals are forecasted to have been 35m in total length and weighing up to 20 fully grown elephants when it roamed the Western Australian coastline.

3. Women’s only Aboriginal cultural tours

Aboriginal cultural tours

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Experience Aboriginal culture through a woman's lens: Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Kimberley region with exclusive women-only tours led by Aboriginal women. Learn about their culture, participate in traditional activities, and gain a deeper understanding of their connection to the land.

In keeping with the current trend of women’s only travel, a number of new Aboriginal women-only cultural immersion experiences are available for the 2024 season:

  • Broome Elder Pat Torres from Jarndu Ngaank Tours is now offering Reddell Beach Walk and Talk Experiences - a refreshing and healing women’s only tour on Djugun and Yawuru Country. Guests will experience a Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony and Water Ceremony, with Pat talking through the ceremonial meanings and the positive impact it can have on your personal wellbeing.
  • North of Broome on the Dampier Peninsula, bookings are now open for a Women’s Only Exclusive Bardi and Jawi Cultural Experience of Oolin Sunday Island near Cygnet Bay. Join Jawi woman Rosanna Angus on a four-night experience discovering the culture and ‘secret women’s business’ of the local Bardi and Jawi women, participating in traditional activities such as fishing, oystering, collecting of bush tucker and bush medicine.

4. Join an iconic camel train on Broome’s world-famous Cable Beach

Cable Beach

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Forging a striking silhouette against a spectacular red-gold Indian Ocean sunset, the camel trains run by Broome Camel Safaris and Red Sun Camels on Cable Beach are famous across the globe. Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Indian Ocean as the sun dips below the horizon.

5. A Kimberley icon - El Questro opens for the season

El Questro

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Explore El Questro, a tropical oasis: Lush greenery, cascading waterfalls, and refreshing waterholes await you at El Questro. This luxurious retreat is the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature.

6. Hit the road on an epic Kimberley Road Trip

Kimberley Road Trip

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Hit the road for an epic adventure: Embark on a Kimberley road trip! With the newly opened Fitzroy River Bridge, you can easily access iconic destinations like the Bungle Bungle Range and El Questro. For the ultimate off-road adventure, tackle the Gibb River Road, a 4WD adventure that takes you through breathtaking landscapes.

Travelling from Southeast Asia? Great news! Jetstar Asia is launching new non-stop seasonal flights between Singapore and Broome, making it easier and more affordable than ever to visit. Flights start from just SGD$125 (one way) and take less than half the usual travel time!

Broome is a welcoming destination for Muslim travellers. With a variety of halal dining options and prayer facilities, you'll feel comfortable and at ease throughout your stay. So, what are you waiting for? Book your trip to Broome today and discover a world of wonder Down Under!

This article is brought to you by Tourism Western Australia.