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Staircase To The Moon

Town Beach | July to September Annually, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Town Beach | July to September Annually, Broome, Western Australia 6725, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to be in Broome during the full moon and decided to check out the "staircase". Big crowds, but we arrived early to get a good spot at Town Beach. The highlight wasn't the moon rise - it was the selection of food vendors....More

Thank clandonaldboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We watched the Staircase to the Moon from the Mangrove Hotel. The view was awesome and although it only goes for 10mins, it's a must do it you are in Broome and its on.

Thank Suzg802
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So the phenomenon itself, stunning. The thousands of tourists, annoying but manageable. The hundreds of cameras, SLR's, iPads and iPhones being held up with flashes going off, really disappointing. The screen lights and flashes are so distracting it makes it hard to enjoy the phenomenon....More

Thank Ang G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best night. The venue was superb and the atmosphere very exciting. The seating was comfortable and relaxing and enough not to feel crowded out. The view of the moon rising from The Mangrove was excellent and accessible to all for great photo...More

Thank hestia2017
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well worth getting there early. Amazing to see. Market great after with lots of food vans. It was very busy. Get there early to get a good spot.

Thank momoinoz
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you're fortunate to visit at the right time or live in Broome this is certainly a phenomenon worth catching. Unfortunately the nights I was in Broome it was quite overcast and cloudy but it was still an amazing experience to watch. I enjoyed it...More

Thank Destination_wherever
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went to stairway markets last night , the music was great, lots of food vans with really good food . Also a good range of other stalls '. The stairway to the moon was spectacular. It's really. Worth seeing and the atmosphere is amazing .

1  Thank darling48
Reviewed 26 October 2016

It is a special experience watching the moon rise and the staircase take shape I love it and have been 3 times over the years. My husband could take it or leave but he was always he was with me for the 2 and third...More

2  Thank Vicki179
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Got there 4:30 left 7:30pm, with seats around the railing, good seating everywhere. Pretty up-market place beautifully situated high up. Had a few drinks, pizza and when the sun went down it was pitch black. The moonrising was stunning, amazingly red moon slowly appeared and...More

1  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The staircase to the moon is good but the viewing from town beach at Broome was crowded. Every time I found somewhere to see, a guy who could play as a ruckman in the AFL stood in front of me. The view is better at...More

1  Thank busgeo
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Steve B
Is it possible to see on November 5th 2017?
15 January 2017|
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Response from J0anned568 | Reviewed this property |
Yes at 19:10 in evening. Dates and times on website. Just google staircase to the moon 2017.
Is it possible to view Staircase to the Moon from 23 August to 29th August? And where is the best spot, we are staying near Cable Beach? Thank you!
8 August 2016|
Response from J0anned568 | Reviewed this property |
No, the staircase is visible 19-21 August - these three dates coincide with the full moon rising over the mudflats at low tide. On later or early dates, the moonrise does not appear to coincide with the lowest low tides... More