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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 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
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We watched this natural phenomenon from the Mangrove Hotel and just loved the whole excitement of the experience. Once the sun had gone down the countdown was on for the moon to rise and when it did the staircase was fantastic. Cameras were clicking everywhere...More

1  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

What an awesome experience to view staircase at the Mangrove accompanied by didgeridoo... you could not help but be moved by this experience and better understand why the indigenous inhabitants and original owners of this country were awed by so many of its' aspects and...More

Thank ColinA640
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Staircase to the moon is a natural occurrence when the full moon rises over the beach and creates a "staircase" of reflected light. It only happens a few times each year and is certainly worth seeing. We were told that markets were run in conjunction...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We watched the moon rise at Roebuck Bay Caravan Park. We had an ocean front site and it was wonderful to see the moonrise and reflect across the tidal mud flats of the Ocean. A must if your in Broome at the right time.

Thank JenniferW1959
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

If you're in Broome then The Mangrove hotel is the place to watch the Staircase to the Moon. Great view plus lovely food and drinks are available. An alternative place to watch it is up on the Dampier Peninsula at Gumbanan. No crowds. Plus it's...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We watched this beautiful event unfold from the Mangrove Hotel, we got there early just before sunset to score an awesome spot on the relaxed couches on the deck. We made a night of it by having dinner there and watched as the event unfolded...More

Thank Ali N
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Bring the topical strength fly spray and get there early. Make sure you have a tripod with a good lens if you want the best photos of this exciting event.

Thank CandTBartlett
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We saw this phenomenon from Town Beach on the third and last night it is visible. On this night the moon was not up until 8 pm and it is beginning to wane. It was not as crowded as the middle night so it was...More

Thank J0anned568
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We watched this from the Mangrove Hotel and the sight is just as stunning as they say in the marketing. We made an evening of it by having dinner at the hotel and then it all unfolded right in front of us!

1  Thank Narziss
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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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