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Broome Bird Observatory TOURS

Broome Bird Observatory is located on the north shore of Roebuck Bay, shorebird capital of Australia and one of the world's great bird-watching destinations. We are a not-for-profit organisation for research, education and recreational bird-watching. Join one of our tours and experience Broome's amazing birdlife ... view more info

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For assistance with your booking call 1300 885 775 (+61 8 9460 4900)


Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM March through November. These hours apply to the office and shop, but the Observatory trails and facilities are accessible at all hours.


We offer a variety of birdwatching and nature tours, each showcasing a different habitat found within 70 km of the observatory. Marvel at mangroves and 10 metre tides, spy on flocks of thousands of roosting shorebirds on red sandy beaches, see the life that exists only with fresh water at ephemeral wetlands, and enjoy the setting Western Australian sun over vast empty plains.

With over 300 species recorded in the Broome area, we are sure to add some long-desired species to your list. New to birdwatching? Our tours are a great starting point for those who just want to get out and appreciate nature. Targeting something specific? No problem! Our guides are experienced birdwatchers with an intimate knowledge of our regions birds and can help get you onto that long-awaited addition to your life list. We can even tailor a tour to suit your needs.

Cancellation Policy

We understand plans can change, so here are our conditions and policies

Full refunds available for cancellations made 30 days or more prior to booked date of arrival. No refunds available for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to booked date of arrival.


Crab Creek Rd, Broome WA 6725, Australia


The turn off to the Broome Bird Observatory is 9km from Broome, opposite the Cape Leveque turn off. From there it is 15km to the Observatory along Crab Creek Road which is unsealed. The use of 4WD vehicles is recommended.



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