Cable Beach, Broome

Cable Beach is a 14 mi (22 km) long stretch of white sand and shining blue water near Broome in Western Australia. Its name is derived from the telegraph cable originally laid in 1899, connecting Broome and Java.

On the beach

The beach, as well as the surrounding area, has a variety of activities to offer. So you can enjoy the magnificent scenery whilst sunbathe or picnicking.

You also can take any refreshments, such as cocktails at one of the beach-side bars, which are often adjacent to resorts beside Cable Beach.

The list of nearby facilities includes:

  • bars
  • car parks
  • kitchens
  • barbecue areas
  • communal and camp kitchens
  • communal lounge
  • showers
  • refrigerator
  • equipment rentals
  • free Wi-fi
  • laundry
  • library
  • gardens.

The town of Broome near the Cable Beach offers more insight for those interested in history and a multicultural society.

You can get to the town from the Broome International Airport.

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Hotels near the beach

The recommended hotels in close proximity to the beach are:

  • The Pearle of Cable Beach Broome (5 stars)
  • Holiday Inn Perth City Centre (4 stars)
  • Oaks Cable Beach Sanctuary (4 stars, offers free wifi)
  • Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa
  • Cocos Beach Bungalows Travelers’ Choice award winner
  • Blue Seas Resort


  • Lifeguard
  • Disabled Access
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking
  • Watersports
  • Changing Rooms
  • Showers
  • Sunbeds
  • Umbrellas

Beach on the map

Cable Beach Road West, Kimberley Region, Broome, WA 6725, Australia