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Heritage Trail, Broome Heritage Trail, Broome

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1.2 km

The 1.2 kilometre Heritage Trail connects Broome’s iconic and historic locations largely centered on fascinating Chinatown. A map is available online, ( 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.

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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. 


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Time / Duration

Less than one hour


1.2km loop

What To Pack

Group A - Urban Trails (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Streeters Jetty, Broome 2200km north of Perth

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Trail End


  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

May to October. The dry season in the Kimberley

Trail Access

Air, Drive or Bus to Broome . Walk to trail

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