Broome is a town located in the the North West of Western Australia, 2,223kms from Perth.
The seaside town sits between the shores of Roebuck Bay and Cable Beach, and has a rich history connection dating back to Bugarrigarra, the time before time, thousands of years ago.
The Yawuru people are the native title holders of the lands around Broome and protect approximately 530,000 hectares of traditional Yawuru country, including the waterways, the ocean, the bush, the dunes and the native wildlife. Native title was given to the Yawuru people in 2006.
Join the Stompem Ground event and immerse yourself in the Aboriginal culture.
Stompem Ground festival is a contemporary and traditional Aboriginal music, dance, cultural experience. Bringing together the best cultural and contemporary performers for a music and dance festival in Broome to celebrate the spirit of the Aboriginal peoples’ across the Kimberley.
Getting to Broome
Broome is a remote town, approximately 2.5 hours flight from Perth or three days drive. Heading from Darwin will take approximately two days drive. During the dry season flights directly from Melbourne are offered and take approximately 4 hours.
Be sure to check local road conditions and COVID advice before embarking on your journey to Broome.
Things to do in Broome
Broome is located in the Kimberley and the region has lots to offer visitors including cultural art and significant sites. Broome has a range of local indigenous cultural tours that are offered during the dry season, including mangrove and mudcrab tours. While you’re in the Kimberley be sure to spend some time learning about the local history and culture of this diverse region.
Stay in Broome
Visiting Broome is a popular bucket list item. White sandy beaches, milky blue ocean, Pindan sands, huge high tides and the the staircase to the moon makes the town a popular holiday destination. Be sure to book your accommodation for the Stompem Ground festival event date. Broome offers all types of accommodation from camping to five star luxury resorts and everything in between.