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Phone:1800 655 011 or email: jocelyn@cablebeachbackpackers.com

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SHINJU MATSURI Festival of the Pearl

March 13, 2018 | Tags: Shinju Matsuri 2018

25th August - 2nd September

Shinju Matsuri is a fun and fantastic festival which showcases everything that is Broome and the surrounding areas of the Kimberley.   Shinju Matsuri pays tribute to Broome's heritage and culture as well as showcasing our amazing talent here in Broome.  There are so many free events to see and the best of all is the awakening of Sammy the Dragon signalling the start of the festival and street parade.


International Comedy Festival

March 13, 2018 | Tags: Comedy Festival Broome 2018

For nearly twenty years the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow has home delivered the best of the Festival to towns and cities across Australia.  For three months of touring comedy madness, the Roadshow crew travels to over 80 regional destinations, bringing laughs to all corners of the great brown land!

 It’s silly, it’s satirical, it’s side-splitting. It’s Australia’s ultimate comedy roadtrip!

Date: May 16, 2018 @ Broome Community Civic Centre


Volleyball @ Cable Beach Backpackers!

March 13, 2018 | Tags: Volleyball @cablebeachbackpackers


Our volleyball court is ready and waiting for some sweaty action in 2018.  


March 13, 2018 | Tags: Broome Courthouse Markets 2018

Broome Courthouse Markets

Saturday 8am-1pm all year - weather permitting.  Located at Broome Courthouse Gardens, cnr Hamersley & Frederick Street.  Sunday 8am-1pm Easter until early October

Night Markets

The Thursday Night Markets are held at the Town Beach Reserve on Robinson Street every Thursday night from from June to September. Enjoy local cuisine, live music and a variety of local stallholders.

Staircase to the Moon 2018

March 13, 2018 | Tags: Staircase to the Moon, Broome 2018

Breathtaking natural phenomenon known as Staircase to the Moon visible from Town Beach Robinson Street.  When the rising full moon reflects off the exposed mudflats at extremely low tide, a beautiful optical illusion of stairs reaching to the moon is exposed.   The Staircase Markets are held at the Town Beach Reserve on Robinson Street over the two nights of the full moon April – October.

Staircase to the Moon dates 2018:

  1. 1st April – 3rd April
  2. 30th April – 2nd May
  3. 30th May – 1st June
  4. 29th June – 1st July
  5. 28th July – 30th July
  6. 27th August – 29th August
  7. 25th September – 27th September
  8. 25th October – 26th October

Broome Races 2018

March 13, 2018 | Tags: Broome Race Round 2018

The 2018 racing season BEGINS! 

Broome Race Round gets underway on Saturday 2nd June, and continues most Saturdays until August 18th 10:30 am – 8:30 pm !  "Broomes biggest party day of the year" Broome Cup August 18th

Race 1 @ Broome Turf Club Jun 2 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 2 @ Broome Turf Club June 16 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 3 @ Broome Turf Club Jun 23 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 4 @ Broome Turf Club Jul 7 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 5 @ Broome Turf Club Jul 14 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 6 @ Broome Turf Club Jul 27 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 7 @ Broome Turf Club Aug 4 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 8 LADIES DAY Aug 14 @ 10:30am–8:30pm

Race 9 BROOME CUP Aug 18 @ 10:30am–8:30 pm

Cliff Jumping with Cable Beach Backpackers

July 29, 2015 | Tags: What's Going On

Another perfect day, perfect tide, pefect event @ Cable Beach Backpackers

On 01 August 2015 our shuttle bus full of our awesome backpackers will leave  our friendly reception @ 10am and head to Gantheaume Point for another day of...well,  awesomeness!

Shuttle, BBQ, Music, Fun, Sun...don't miss it!

Spit Roast Tonight 07 July 2015

July 7, 2015 | Tags: Whats Going On

Sensational Spit Roast expertly cooked by Jonno & Ricky. Only requires a $5 donation!  

Starts @ 7pm!  Don't miss out.

Cliff Jumping with Cable Beach Backpackers

July 7, 2015 | Tags: What's going on

With our awesome 'special powers', we've organised the perfect high tide of 9.50m on 05th July 2015 just so we and you can all go Cliff Jumping!!  Shuttle, BBQ & music all organised and it's FREE.  It's going to be fun, so get your big girl pants on and get on the shuttle and show us your best bombie!  What a great day, check out the photos in our gallery!




Goodies v's Baddies

June 25, 2015 | Tags: Whats Going On

Good or Bad, Angel or Devil...Which one are you? Join us to find out 25th June 7pm. Come dressed to win prizes

HOODOO GURUS play Cable Sounds

June 25, 2015 | Tags: What's Going On

Fantastic Band...Amazing Venue!

Playing live at Cable Beach Ampitheatre on 08 August 2015.  Tickets available @ Broome Visitor Centre or Ticket Master. What could possibly make this event even better...Eskimo Joe! Yep they're coming too!!





Country 'Stereotype' Party!! 06 June 2015

June 8, 2015 | Tags: What's Going On

We are having another one of our famous parties! Come and represent your fine Country dressed in it's most 'stereotyped' outfit or icon!  

06 June @ 6.30pm.

We will be making a run to the local Op Shop Saturday afternoon to help you with your outfits.  Prizes for best effort and best photo so BOOK IN NOW and come party with us @ Cable Beach Backpackers!

Done & Dusted...a fantastic night had by all...stay tuned for Photos!

Back to School Party

May 18, 2015 | Tags: Party, School, Events

Back to School Party 

I Love 80s

June 9, 2015 | Tags: Events

I Love 80s. Please join on 2nd May, 2015

Whats On Now

  • Shinju Fringe 2018
    TBA a unique celebration of the diversity in art, culture, food, and people!
  • Staircase to the Moon 2018
    Come and witness this natural phenomenon caused by the rising of a full moon reflecting off the exposed mudflats creating a magnificent staircase to the moon! First view April 1st 6.40pm
  • Broome Race Round 2018
    The Broome Race Round from June 2nd to August 18th, in the worlds most spectacular location. BOOK ACCOM NOW
  • Shinju Matsuri 2018
    Shinju Matsuri 25th August - 2nd September, will tempt your senses with an exciting whirlwind of colour, sound, taste and smell as the community shares this beautiful locale with the world and the people who call it home.
  • Broome Courthouse Markets 2018
    BROOME COURTHOUSE MARKETS Saturday 8am-1pm all year - weather permitting. Located at Broome Courthouse Gardens, cnr Hamersley & Frederick Street. Sunday 8am-1pm Easter until early October Town Beach night markets April-October.


  • Saturday
    Check out our Daily Board once you arrive!
  • Friday
    Cheap Bar Specials. We stock all your favourites and
  • Tuesday
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  • Wednesday
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  • Mondays
    Cheap Bar Specials. Happy Hour Special Priced Drinks. See.
  • Thursday
    Check out our Daily Board once you arrive!
  • Sunday
    Sunday Session at the Bar

Contact Us

Give us a call
1800 655 011
+61 8 9193 5511