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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 5 days ago via mobile

For 3 days each month April till October I think! Its absolutely fabulous. We saw it at the town beach one night and browsed the market that was there. With live music and lots of food vans. We then saw it at the mangrove hotel...More

Thank momoinoz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to find we had booked on 3 nights which we were able to view this amazing phenomenon! It was busy at Town Beach but not ridiculously crowded. I imagine during school holidays if it was on it would be crazy. Other...More

Thank kirstog
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Soo beautiful...if in Broome one must see this amazing natural wonder. Mind you it get really busy and crowded which is a shame.

Thank Mazzaydc
Reviewed 11 June 2017 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 11 June 2017 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 11 June 2017 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 7 June 2017

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 .

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Steve B
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.
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shanix3
8 August 2016|
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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
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