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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 3 days ago

This phenomenon, one of Australia natural wonders, occurs when the full moon rises over the exposed mud flaps of Roebuck Bay. When I saw it, the moon appeared as a brilliant red ball and reflected gleaming golden colours onto the still waters giving the impression...More

Thank Popovsky J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Broome check out the dates for this natural phenomenon.... team it with a few beers at Matso's you won't be disappointed

Thank Pamela L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The evening we arrived inBroome from Fitzroy Crossing we were told about this so set about finding the site. Not being familiar with Broome this was a test but we found location -Town Beach on Roebuck Bay just in time to witness this extraordinary phenomenon....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Broome to attend a wedding, which coincided with the iconic 'Staircase to the Moon' phenomena. Fortunately, the reception was held at the Mangrove Hotel, one of the best viewing spots for Staircase to the Moon. Just before the moon started to rise,...More

Thank Rambling R
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Waited at the beach for slightly over half an hour for the phenomenon. Would have been good if there were signs indicating where exactly the moon was expected to rise from, without which tourists like us would not know where to set up our vantage...More

Thank autrumn
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Agree with other reviews you have to be there early. We were there about 1.5 hours before the start and place was packed then and no tables left. We found some chairs so joined others seated behind front row of tables. So were is a...More

1  Thank 244paulrouse
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Went to the Mangrove Hotel to view the staircase to the moon. Be warned - If you want a seat or a table get there early. It’s a bit like raffle night at your local club. Massive numbers before and during. All gone within an...More

1  Thank nicholas1888
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

A free evening's entertainment in Broome - go out there for some light entertainment, market stalls and various food vans. As the moon rises over the mudflats it gives a pathway to the moon. Unless you have special skills and the correct camera equipment, it...More

Thank PatSuElle
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must see phenomenon in Broome. Plan your trip around the full moons to witness this spectacle. Take a picnic and a bottle of wine, and absorb this heavenly sight

Thank cat1312
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Stumbled onto the Staircase to the Moon while in Broome. Just happened to show both nights we were there.We saw it at the mangrove hotel , with a guy playing the didgeridoo. It was really spiritual. Definitely worth doing if you can. They had stalls...More

1  Thank tyndo1
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17katy
7 January 2018|
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Response from MissKirstsTravels | Reviewed this property |
Hi 17katy It’s only on 2 to 3 nights per month. If you go to the Visit Broome webpage or just google the dates it gives you the exact dates and times it will be on. Enjoy. It’s fabulous
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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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