Few places in the world display the variety of beauty and activities as you’ll find in Broome and the Kimberley, and there’s no better way to experience everything than a stay at a Broome caravan park.
You’ll feel like you’re part of the scenery, and because the tariffs are quite economical you’ll save the bulk of your funds for exploration and adventures.
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What are your choices?
Broome Bird Observatory Caravan Park
This place that’s lively with birds is located about 24 km east of Broome proper but with a prime view of Roebuck Bay.
Stay for a day just for a look at the many species or stay for as long as you like to see the birds that come and go.
Campsites start at $15 per person per night, offered without power. Private rooms start at $40 per person per night (pppn) with no air conditioning; most rooms offer air condition, however, and they range up to $100 pppn for a family room that sleeps four people; showers, bath, and kitchen facilities are shared with campers.
You’ll also find a rustic chalet available that contains a fully equipped kitchen plus shower and toilet ensuite.
Minimum stay is $125 for 1-2 people with each additional person at $25.
Tarangau Caravan Park
Here you’ll find sites, both powered and unpowered, available within walking distance of Cable Beach on the northern end.
Rates for a powered site during the peak season go up to $42 and drop to $34 from September through May. Dogs are accepted for a fee. Backpackers can stay for $20 pppn.
Tarangau describes itself as a quiet alternative to other parks, if that’s what you’re seeking.
Cable Beach Caravan Park
This location, also just 5 km from city centre, offers great service, shady trees, and tickets for camel rides. Another place with a wonderful pool, this is very close to Cable Beach—as you would guess by the name—and also very children friendly, but no pets are allowed.
With its location so popular, you cannot book reservations during peak season. Rates unavailable at this time.
This caravan park boasts as the only Broome caravan park that’s actually on a beach—on the east side of Broome, Town Beach to be exact. You can rent on-site vans or bring your own caravan to a powered or unpowered site. On-site vans run from $75 to $90 depending on the time of year.
Powered camping sites vary from $27 to $43 depending on their size and proximity to the water as well as the time of year.
You’ll also find rates for unpowered camping well under $20 with sites available along the fence line and mango trail. Both weekly and monthly rates are also available.
Palm Grove Holiday Resort
Located on the westerly side of Broome, this caravan park offers not only a pool but also mini-golf and also daily shuttles into downtown Broome.
This park prides itself on its ability to book activities for you outside the park, and it also offers free WiFi as well as three computers available to guests. Caravan sites are powered and unpowered, ranging from $33 to $42, depending on the proximity to the resort’s hub as well as the time of year.
Many people like to stay here even if they’re not traveling by caravan and stay in the studio or two-bedroom homes, complete with many amenities. The queen-bed studio can sleep seven; tariffs for two range from $155 to $170. Two-bedroom park homes run $170 to $205 per two people per night.
Camping and tent sites both powered and unpowered are in the $30 range.
Powered sites at this Broome caravan park run at $45 per night or $32 in the shoulder season.
Unpowered rates range from $28 to $32. Extra persons cost $10 additional per night, and children under 5 are free. Many campers have raved about this site’s great park pool, available to everyone. You can stay here with a camper, tent, caravan, or bus, and ensuite sites offer private showers and toilets plus a little piece of lawn.
Broome Caravan Park
Located about 5 km north of Chinatown, this park boasts a large swimming pool and WiFi. There’s also a store that sells basic provisions for your convenience during your stay.
No pets are allowed but pet-boarding facilities are nearby. You’ll find grassy or double-wide cement slabs for your use as well as campsites and self-contained air-conditioned chalets. Caravan sites range from $32 to $39 for powered, $28 to $34 for unpowered, or $140 to $170 for the chalets.
Prices are for two people, weekly rates are available, and children below school age stay free.
We’ve culled the sites of the various parks listed and looked at users’ reviews to give you the best information on all of these Broome caravan parks, but information and prices are subject to change.
Just about all them offer basic amenities such as clean ablution blocks, laundry facilities, barbeque setups and/or cooking facilities, ice, dump points, shelters, and more.
Most accommodate disabilities and offer some type of storage. All of them have details about nearby activities, and many of them offer special-rate tickets. There’s no better way to see the Kimberley than to live in it!