Heritage Trail, Broome

Overview

The 1.2 kilometre Heritage Trail connects Broome’s iconic and historic locations largely centered on fascinating Chinatown. A map is available online, (broomedirect.com.au) or ask at the tourist office. This walk is a great way to orientate your way around Broome and soak up the town’s fascinating history, especially the pearl industry.

Chinatown Broome

Chinatown Broome

Photo Credit: Pelusey Photography


About the Trail

This walk is a great way to orientate your way around Broome and soak up the towns fascinating history, especially the pearl industry.

Highlights to look out for include:

  • Sun Picture Gardens, which has shown movies since 1916.
  • Streeter and Male, a stone office building built in the 1890s.
  • Captain Gregory’s House, a great example of Broome’s unique tropical architecture that was built in 1915.
  • Johnny Chi Lane, lined with old buildings that are mainly retail outlets.
  • And the classic Broome watering hole, Roebuck Bay Hotel built in 1890, but undergone many changes since.

There are plenty of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars to break the walk. 


Need to Know