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Staircase to the Moon

We visited Roebuck Bay to watch the staircase to the moon from Mangrove Hotel in September 2018. It... read more

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dwaran2018
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Melbourne, Australia
Fabulous alternative

Roebuck Bay is a 10 minute drive from Cable Beach with a completely different perspective and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kerrie K
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited Roebuck Bay to watch the staircase to the moon from Mangrove Hotel in September 2018. It was just magical. Such a beautiful experience. When visiting Broome visit during full moon time to see this natural phenomenon.

Thank dwaran2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roebuck Bay is a 10 minute drive from Cable Beach with a completely different perspective and different price point and well worth considering if you are considering a trip to Broome. The Mangrove Hotel is a fabulous location to see the staircase to the moon....More

Thank Kerrie K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Do stay an extra night if you've checked tide levels and find the extreme low tide occurs while you're in Broome. We saw this on 27 August 2018, which was a brilliant night to be in Roebuck Bay. Evidently some months will be better than...More

Thank CCleChat
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Roebuck Bay is on the eastern side of the peninsula and provides the contrast to the ocean western side which includes cable beach. The tidal flows in the bay are fascinating and at the coincidence of the full moon and low tide a magnificent display...More

Thank AustraliaTriplec
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The bay , particularly the Mangrove Hotel is an extremely popular viewing area for Stairway to the Moon event. When the moon rises it appears to create a stairway. Millions of photos would have been taken of this notable event

Thank yneverknow
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This bay is pristine with abundant birdlife. You can enjoy the Staircase to the Moon at full moon from Town Beach or from The Mangrove Hotel. You can also enjoy being out on the actual mudflats if you take a trip on the Broome Hovercraft....More

Thank Houlihan2
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Roebuck Bay covers a huge area. The township, many types of accommodation, restaurants, national park, bird observatory & the wharf are some of the many sights around the bay. We loved the beautiful waters and the red pindan cliffs.

1  Thank lyndoig
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We went on a morning tour with Broome whale watching compsny in the search of the snubfin dolphins. Not so much luck on the way our way out into the bay to find them, but such beautiful scenery that it did not matter. Then they...More

Thank Anne E
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is the best spot for photos of the Staircase to the Moon. It gets very busy when there is a full moon, so get there early.

1  Thank Sue T
Reviewed 4 May 2018

We did a drive through this area but found the midgies were pretty fierce. A beautiful part of the world.

Thank SandyFord16
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