Are you looking for a unique and unforgettable experience this year? Look no further than The Ultimate Guide 2023: Staircase to the Moon in Broome.

Did you know that this Staircase to the Moon natural phenomenon occurs only a few times a year in Broome Western Australia, when the full moon rises over the exposed mudflats of Roebuck Bay, creating the illusion of a shimmering staircase reaching up to the sky?

To make the most of your visit, here are some insider tips and recommendations:

Plan ahead: The Staircase to the Moon occurs between March and October, with peak viewing times between April and September. Check the calendar to see when the phenomenon will be visible during your visit, and get your accommodation and tour in advance at Habitat Resort Broome.

Here's the latest schedule for Staircase to the Moon in 2023

Find the best viewing spot: The best place to view the Staircase to the Moon is on the eastern side of Roebuck Bay. Popular viewing locations include Broome Golf Club, Town Beach, and Mangrove Hotel. The Broome Golf Club is only a short walk from Habitat Resort but you need to arrive early to secure a good spot at Town Beach and the Mangrove Hotel.


Bring a camera: The Staircase to the Moon is a photographer’s dream. Bring your camera and tripod to capture the stunning sight.

Enjoy local food and drink: The Golf Club has meals and drinks available to enjoy in their alfresco dining area, whilst Town Beach typically has markets and food stalls on the first night of the Staircase.

Explore the area: Broome is a beautiful and unique destination, with plenty to see and do beyond the Staircase to the Moon. Visit Cable Beach, go pearl shopping, take a sunset camel ride, or learn about the area’s fascinating history at the Broome Historical Museum. The Staircase to the Moon in Broome is a wonderful relaxing experience that should not be missed.

By planning ahead, finding the best viewing spot, bringing your camera, enjoying local food and drink, exploring the area, and respecting the environment, you can make the most of your visit and create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.